British Columbia

Malahat Highway reopened after rock slide

The main highway connecting Victoria with the rest of Vancouver Island was closed for hours Monday morning because of a rock slide.

Busy Vancouver Island route had been closed in both directions at Tunnel Hill, south of Bamberton

Falling rock closed the Malahat Highway on Monday morning. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation)

The main highway connecting Victoria with the rest of Vancouver Island was closed for hours Monday morning because of a rock slide.

According to DriveBC, the road was reopened just before 11:30 a.m. PT.

Both lanes of the Malahat Highway had been closed at Tunnel Hill, south of Bamberton, because of the slide.

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