Details provided on Mabel Lake Road near Kingfisher

Vehicles leave Kingfisher after Mabel Lake Road was reopened Sunday. - Ministry of Transportation photo
Vehicles leave Kingfisher after Mabel Lake Road was reopened Sunday.
— image credit: Ministry of Transportation photo

The Ministry of Transportation is providing an update on the status of Mabel Lake Road east of Enderby.

The road was washed out near Kingfisher Friday morning and was reopened Sunday.

"The ministry will continue with scheduled intermittent openings on the temporary access road while repairs are underway," it states in a release.

"It is open to single alternating traffic on a scheduled basis, which will be in place 24 hours a day until further notice. We will review this again as final repairs proceed over the coming days. Traffic control and creek spotters will remain in place throughout our operations."

Access is restricted to passenger cars, pickup trucks and lighter commercial vehicles only, with no large commercial combination units allowed at this time.

The next steps are to re-establish the road at its previous alignment, making sure the road is rebuilt to proper standards," states the ministry.


We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Acton wants to serve another term as Lumby mayor
Legal aid gets rare boost for family cases
Avanti Mining eyes export through Prince Rupert
Cannery Brewing on the move
Penticton mayoral candidates vilified in poster capaign
South Okanagan wild horse issue will only get worse
One grizzly was caught before: conservation officer
Slocan Valley trail to remain non-motorized
Kaslo recycling could move to transfer station

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 1 edition online now. Browse the archives.