Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Highway 16 closed between Terrace and Prince Rupert due to avalanche risk

Travel between Terrace and Prince Rupert has come to a halt on Highway 16 after the Ministry of Highways closed the highway Wednesday morning due to a high avalanche risk.

The Highway was closed between Rainbow Pass and just west of Terrace due that risk.

Drive BC has the latest updates available on their website, though no further updates are anticipated until later this afternoon.

The Terrace Standard provided the first of the media reports in the region at 8 am.


January 26-- The Northern View provided this update on Wednesday morning, while Opinion 250 in Prince George had more background posted by the afternoon. CTFK TV also had details on the avalanche situation posted to their website.

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