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Vehicle incident closes Highway 97 south of McLeod Lake

The road is closed in both directions and is not expected to reopen until 9:00 p.m.
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Highway 97
Highway 97 near McLeod Lake. (via Drive B.C)

4:06 p.m. 

Drive B.C. is reporting that Highway 97 is closed in both directions between Tudyah Lake Provincial Park and Kloss Road, which is 4 km south of Mackenzie Junction. 

There is no detour available and an assessment is in progress.  The estimated time of reopening is 10:00 p.m. and another update is expected around 5:30 p.m. 

 

 

3:00 p.m. 

Highway 97 is closed in both directions approximately 120 km north of Prince George.

highwaymapHighway 97 is closed 120 km north of Prince George. (via Google maps)
Drive B.C. says there was a vehicle incident between Poplar Point Road and Homewood Road, which is 1 km south of the community of McLeod Lake.

The road is closed and a detour is not available. Drivers should watch for traffic control and there is an assessment currently in progress.

Drive B.C. says the estimated time of reopening is 9:00 p.m. and another update is due around 4:30 p.m.

 




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