Alaska Highway closed south of Taylor bridge

first_imgUPDATE:  Drive BC says the Alaska Highway is closed in both directions 8.5 km south of Taylor to 11 km north of Taylor (19.5 km) because of Forest Fire.Highway closed at Swanson Lumber 259 Rd north of Taylor and at 230 Gagne Rd south of Taylor. A detour route is available via Cecil Lake Rd 103 Rd, Clayhurst 111 Rd, Ferry Rd 110 to Rolla 203 Rd.The next update is expected to be issued at 2:30 p.m.- Advertisement -FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The Alaska Highway from the Taylor Bridge to 230 road is closed due to the ongoing wildfires around the Peace.The RCMP says the closure will stay in place for an indefinite amount of time due to high winds fueling the fires.last_img read more