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Rocks on Highway 16 halting traffic two kilometres west of Gitsegukla

‘Geotechnichal investigation’ causing single-lane traffic in between Terrace and Smithers
The junction between Highway 16 and Highway 36 near Gitsegukla. Single-lane traffic is operating near Gitsegukla due to a “geotechnical investigation” that has resulted in large rocks on the highway. (DriveBC)

Several large rocks on the road are slowing traffic near Gitsegukla on Highway 16 according to Drive BC.

The incident is being called a “geotechnical investigation” and has caused single-lane alternating traffic two kilometres west of Gitsegukla.

Northwest B.C. has experienced heavy rain over the last 24 hours.

The next DriveBC update is expected at noon tomorrow.

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