Highway update

Highway 6 near Cherryville is reduced to one lane and Highway 97A near Grindrod is closed

UPDATE MAY 7: As of 6 a.m., Highway 97A remains closed in both directions from Grindrod to Sicamous because of a mud slide. Traffic controlled detour available for passenger vehicles, light trucks and tour buses only.

On Highway 6, there is stil a washout eight kilometres east of Cherryville. The road is reduced to single-lane alternating traffic with a 24 hour pilot car service.

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UPDATE: As of 8:30 a.m., both Highway 6 eight kilometres east of Cherryville and Highway 97A between Grindrod and Sicamous remain closed.

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North Okanagan motorists are experiencing some challenges Saturday because of weather.

Highway 6 near Cherryville and Highway 97A near Grindrod are both closed because of water and mud.

Highway 6

Closed in both directions eight kilometres east of Cherryville because of a wash out. There’s no estimated time of opening. Assesment in progress. The next update is noon.

Highway 97A

Closed in both directions from Grindrod to Sicamous because of a mud slide.There’s no estimated time of opening . No detours are available The next update is at 8 a.m.