Coquihalla Highway reopens between Hope and Merritt after early morning accident
Highway 5 has now open at the Portia Interchange
The southbound lanes of the Coquihalla Highway are now open, according to DriveBC.
The lanes were closed between Hope and Merritt just after 1 a.m. Monday following an accident at the Portia interchange, near the Coquihalla summit.
OPEN - <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BCHwy5?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#BCHwy5</a> southbound from <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MerrittBC?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#MerrittBC</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Coquihalla?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Coquihalla</a>—@DriveBC
A northbound lane is still closed currently closed for vehicle recovery. Drivers can expect 20 minutes delays and are asked to watch for crew and equipment.