Hwy. 33 is closed 5 km north of Mission Creek Bridge to 12 km south of the Hwy.97 junction in Kelowna due to a wash out. Image credit: Twitter/@TranBC

UPDATE: Washout blocks Highway 33

Highway 33 is closed in both directions, from Mission Creek Bridge to Kelowna, because of a washout.

UPDATE: 3:38 p.m.

There is currently no estimated time of reopening for Highway 33 where a significant washout occurred early Tuesday morning.

There is a detour available via Goudie Road and Cardinal Creek Road; however no oversize loads are allowed on the detour — until further notice.

No commercial vehicles are being permitted through this detour. According to DriveBC all commercial vehicles are required to take Highway 97 and Highway 3.

Traffic control is in place and local traffic will be allowed to their homes.

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Highway 33 is closed in both directions, from Mission Creek Bridge to Kelowna, because of a washout.

Drive BC is reporting that there is a detour via Goudie Road and Cardinal Creek Road.

The estimated time of opening has yet to be announced, but crews are on scene determining next steps.

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