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UPDATE: As of 2:30 p.m. Sunday the highway is open in both directions.

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. — Highway 97 is closed between Dawson Creek and Chetwynd due to a motor vehicle collision.

The highway is closed between 277 Rd and 275 Rd (46 km south of Dawson Creek).

A detour is available via 275 road and 208 road.

Please watch for traffic control and drive with care.

Estimated time of re-opening Sun Nov 6 at 3:00 PM MST.

Next update time Sun Nov 6 at 2:00 PM MST.

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Adam Reaburn is the owner of Moose FM and Adam has been working in broadcasting for over 20 years. Adam and his wife Tammy have lived in Fort St. John for over 18 years.