UPDATE: Highway 16 reopened between Rupert and Terrace

Highway 16 reopened 8 p.m. on Feb. 27

Highway 16 about 70 km east of Prince Rupert (Drive BC camera)

Highway 16 about 70 km east of Prince Rupert (Drive BC camera)

The highway has reopened between Prince Rupert and Terrace after a closure longer than eight hours. DriveBC announced Highway 16 was closed in both directions due to a high avalanche hazard, following days of delays for avalanche control.

READ MORE: Day four of delays due to avalanche control on Highway 16

The highway reopened an hour earlier than expected at 8 p.m. Feb. 27.

READ MORE: Most Highway 16 closures for avalanches in years after multiple dumps of snow



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