Monday, January 17, 2011

Avalanche closes major Northern BC highway

Travellers heading inland who many want to travel north of Prince George are going to have to take a very long detour, an avalanche has closed Highway 97 North, the slide of snow took place about 71 kilometres north of the junction of Highway 97 and 39 to Mackenzie.

Opinion 250 had details on the incident and the advisory that it will be at least until Wednesday before the road reopens.

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