Multi-vehicle MVI closes Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke, opening estimate Tuesday morning

A serious MVI has drawn a full response east of Revelstoke and closed the highway from the afternoon until estimated after midnight

Snow builds up on the Trans-Canada Highway at Albert Canyon after an MVI closed the highway on Monday, Dec. 16. Image: DriveBC highway camera

Update: 7:01 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16.

DriveBC has pushed its estimated reopening time back to Tuesday morning at 1:30 a.m. PST. The highway is closed between Revelstoke and Golden.

Original story:

The Trans-Canada Highway is closed east of Revelstoke after an MVI in the Albert Canyon area early Monday afternoon.

According to DriveBC, the incident happened a location about 18 kilometres east of Revelstoke.

Currently, DriveBC is assessing the situation and estimates the road will reopen at 9:30 p.m.

DriveBC will be providing an update at 8:30 p.m.

The Revelstoke Mountaineer will not be updating this story with road information. For the latest, check the DriveBC website.