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UPDATE – The Highway is now open to single lane alternating traffic


CHETWYND, B.C. – Highway 29 is closed between Chetwynd and Tumbler Ridge after a collision early Sunday morning.

According to, Highway 29 is closed 8 km south of Highway 97 in Chetwynd. There is no detour available at this time but alternate routes are available via Highway 97 and Highway 52.

Official details about the collision have not been released.

The Highway could open between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday. The next update will be released at 8:30 a.m.

For further updates on the highway, visit


Highway 29 Both directions – Closed in both directions 8 km south of Junction with Highway 97 North in Chetwynd because of Collision. No detour available. Alternate route via Highways 97 and 52. Estimated time of opening between 8:00 am and 10:00 am. Next update 7:30 am. Updated on Sun May 28 at 1:33 am PDT. (ID# 249434)

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