UPDATE: 8:00 a.m.
DriveBC is reporting the road is closed while an assessment is in progress.
A detour is not available.
ORIGINAL: 7:00 a.m.
The eastbound lane of Highway 6 west of Cherryville is covered in rocks, DriveBC reported around 6 a.m. Friday, July 2.
The highway between Shafer and Byers roads, for 6.2 kilometres, is affected and the lane is closed as a result.
A portion of the westbound lane is also affected.
An assessment is in progress, says the provincial agency.
“Please slow down in the area and obey traffic control,” AIMRoads said in a tweet.
**ROCKS ON ROAD** #BCHwy6 west of #CherryvilleBC on Shuswap Hill. Rocks covering the eastbound lanes and part of the westbound lanes. Assessment is in progress. Please slow down in the area and obey traffic control. @DriveBC @TranBC #LumbyBC pic.twitter.com/ckCaQhODwu
— AIMRoads (@AimRoads) July 2, 2021
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