Rock Slide Closes Yellowhead Highway

Prince George, BC, Canada / CKPG News
Rock Slide Closes Yellowhead Highway

One of the three major highways connecting BC to Alberta, has been closed by a rock slide this morning.  Highway 16, just west of the border, was covered by rocks this morning, blocking all traffic moving east or west.  The magnitude of the slide is not known.

Highway crews are working to clear the road, however it is not known when the road will be reopened to traffic.

Emergency crews are on the scene.  It’s not known if there were any injuries connected to the slide.


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