UPDATE: Highway 5 north of Kamloops closed following rock slide – Kamloops Matters

UPDATE: Highway 5 north of Kamloops closed following rock slide - Kamloops Matters
UPDATE: Rock slide closes Yellowhead south of Barriere
Highway 5 has re-opened after a small rock slide shut down part of road near Kamloops Thursday afternoon.

The slide took place between Pinegrove Road and Clough Road. The area is about seven to 11 kilometres south of Barriere in B.C.'s southern Interior.

According to Drive BC, the slide came down between Pinegrove Road and Clough Road, in the area known as Fish Trap.

Highway 5 is closed in both directions near Barriere, B.C. in the Thompson-Nicola region due to a rockslide.

UPDATE: Highway 5 north of Kamloops closed following rock slide

The slide also led to a power outage along the Yellowhead Highway, though power has since been restored.

#BCHwy5 (#Yellowhead) closed at Fishtrap Canyon, approximately 10-15km south of #Barrier due to #rockslide. Crews are on scene. Check @DriveBC @DriveBC_TOK for updates.