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Posted: December 5, 2019

Traffic now moving at Dutch Creek

UPDATE: As of 4:35 p.m. traffic is moving – single lane – at Dutch Creek.

DriveBC reports that Highway 93/95 will remain closed indefinitely until a geotechnical assessment can be completed of the Dutch Creek Hoodoos.

A slice of the Hoodoos calved off earlier today, closing the road and the north-south flow of the highway with no detour available.

The rockslide is on the Dutch Creek Hoodoos curve, between Westside Road (Fairmont Hot Springs) and the Dutch Creek bridge.

Another update is anticipated around 5 p.m.

Above images: A look at the Dutch Creek hoodoos earth slope failure, which BC Transportation geotechnical engineers are assessing after the morning rockslide that covered Highway 93/95 between Westside Road and the Dutch Creek bridge. Photo by BC Transportation Twitter


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