British Columbia

Hwy 1 reopens after downed hydro lines closed route west of Revelstoke

Hydro lines came down on Highway 1 around 20 kilometres west of Revelstoke, DriveBC said.

DriveBC says hydro lines have come down on the roadway

Vehicles lined up on Highway 1 near Three Valley Gap after downed hydro lines closed the roadway on Sunday July 7, 2019 just after 9 p.m. PT. (Ministry of Transportation)

A section of Highway 1 west of Revelstoke has fully reopened after hydro lines came down on the roadway on Sunday, according to DriveBC.

The authority says the lines came down around 20 kilometres west of Revelstoke on Sunday evening.

The highway fully reopened around 2:30 a.m. PT Monday.