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Highway 1 through B.C.’s Fraser Valley set to reopen to traffic on Thursday

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Highway 1 through the Fraser Valley.Transportation Minister Rob Fleming said Wednesday that crews are hoping to open Highway 1 through the valley on Thursday. ‘A monumental task’: B.C.

braces for more storms as flood repairs continue He said critical temporary repairs are now completed on that route and water levels continue to recede.The opening will be contingent on the weather, he added, as the ground is already saturated.Officials said an update will be provided to the public on Thursday.

DriveBC estimated that the route would be clear by 9 p.m.Once this stretch of Highway 1 can be opened, it will connect the Fraser Valley to the rest of Highway 1, which is still for essential travel only.Highway 1 between Popkum and Hope was opened.

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