UPDATE: 2:00 p.m.
Due to high avalanche hazard, the start time for the planned avalanche control has been pushed ahead. Highway 1 west of Revelstoke is now closed.
No detour is available.
🛑🛑🛑🛑🛑CLOSED🛑🛑🛑🛑🛑#BCHwy1 is CLOSED west of #Revelstoke for avalanche control. No detour available. Stay connected to @DriveBC for updates#GoldenBC #SicamousBC #BCStorm #Alberta #Calgary #TheRealStoke #ShitShow #Revelstuck
— EMCON SELKIRK DIVISION ~ Shift into Winter (@EmconSelkirk) January 12, 2022
Planned avalanche control will close Highway 1 near Revelstoke for a number of hours this evening (Jan. 12).
According to DriveBC, work planned on the 15 km stretch between Griffin Lake Avalanche Gate and Clanwilliam Bridge west of Revelstoke will close the highway between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. this evening.
No detour will be available.
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