97 Remains Closed As New Crack Appears

97 Remains Closed As New Crack Appears

While everyone expected highway 97 to open at noon today, it appears that road engineers have identified another crack in the rocks at the slide site. For safety reason, the road will remain closed until engineers can assess the damage and take remedial action to stabilize the topology.

See the full report on Castanet –https://www.castanet.net/news/Penticton/248644/New-crack-halts-work

New Crack
Photo: Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure
Crews work on the slide Tuesday.