Update: Rock slide cleared from Hwy 5 northbound near Merritt

The Coquihalla fully reopened overnight

Road crews reopened one of the northbound lanes of the Coquihalla that had been closed due to a rockslide.

DriveBC cams show traffic moving as usual.

ORIGINAL 11:15 P.M. MARCH 28

The Coquihalla highway is closed northbound due to a rockslide, according to DriveBC.

The closure is about 16 kilometres south of Merritt, and only affects northbound traffic.

DriveBC does not have an estimated time of opening at this time, and suggests Highway 3 or Highway 1 as alternate routes.

An update is expected at midnight.

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