Highway 97 near Okanagan Falls open following rock slide

Highway 97 near Okanagan Falls open following rock slide

There is currently no estimated time of reopening

UPDATE: 12 p.m.

Highway 97 is now open in both directions following a rock slide early Tuesday morning.

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A rock slide has shut down Highway 97 in both directions near Okanagan Falls.

The slide occurred between Sundial Road and Vaseux Lake Crescent, about 5 km south of Okanagan Falls.

DriveBC is reporting an assessment is in progress, however there is currently no estimated time of the highway reopening.

A detour is available via Highway 3 to Keremeos and Highway 3A from Keremeos to Kaleden.

According to DriveBC rocks began to fall on the road about 2 a.m., Tuesday.

Check DriveBC for updates.

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Highway 97 near Okanagan Falls open following rock slide

Highway 97 near Okanagan Falls open following rock slide