A rockslide closes Highway 99 south of Lillooet on Monday

Highway 99 is closed in both directions south of Lillooet due to a rockslide.

The road is closed for eight kilometers between Lil’wat Pl and Seton Lake Rd, according to the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation.

Drivers should expect delays. An estimated opening time is not available at this time but the road will remain closed overnight, the ministry confirmed.

Click to play video: “From the air: A look at the landslide along Highway 99-Duffey Lake Road, north of Pemberton”

From the air: a look at the slide along Route 99-Duffey Lake Road north of Pemberton

From the air: A glimpse of the landslide along Highway 99-Duffey Lake Road north of Pemberton – November 16, 2021

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Highway 99 was opened to non-essential travel in mid-December, more than a month after a deadly landslide north of Pemberton during the Atmospheric River hit the province.

A photo of the rockslide along Highway 99 south of Lillooet.

British Columbia Ministry of Transportation

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