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Incident on Highway 23 cleared, road now reopened

Emergency crews are making assessments, but there is no detour available yet

Update 1:00 p.m.

Highway 23 incident was cleared. The highway is open again, but DriveBC warn to expect delays, due to congestion caused by the incident.


Highway 23 south of Revelstoke is closed after a vehicle incident, with no alternative route.

DriveBC said the incident happened south of Revelstoke and emergency vehicles are on scene. The incident occured six kilometeres south of Revelstoke at Clough Rd. shortly after 12:00 p.m.

While emergency services continue to assess the situation, the road will stay closed in both directions for now.

Further south on the highway at the Shelter Bay ferry terminal, DriveBC said there is crewing issues on the Upper Arrow Lake Ferry. DriveBC said that the last sailing will be 10:30 p.m. tonight (Nov. 5), with regular service resuming Sunday (Nov. 6).

DriveBC said that they’d be providing updates for the incident at Clough Rd. shortly.

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Zach Delaney

About the Author: Zach Delaney

I came to the Revelstoke Review from Ottawa, Ontario, where I earned a Master of Journalism degree from Carleton University.
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