Avalanches close B.C. highways
Avalanches cause headaches for B.C. drivers, with several highways in the province closed on Sunday.
Avalanches caused headaches for B.C. drivers on Sunday, with several highways in the province closed for much of the day.
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By Sunday evening, Highway 1 remained closed from Golden to the western boundary of Yoho National Park because of a high avalanche hazard. The road was expected to reopen late Sunday.
Earlier in the day, Highway 1 was closed in both directions between Revelstoke and Golden because of an avalanche in Glacier National Park. The highway reopened Sunday evening.
Highway 93 was also closed for much of the day in both directions from Radium Hot Springs to the B.C.-Alberta border. That road also reopened Sunday evening.