B.C.'s Ministry of Transportation has closed Highway 1 between Abbotsford and Chilliwack as of 5 p.m. Nov. 28.
As floodwaters threaten the major highway the ministry has decided to close it between McCallum Road at Exit 90 and Yale Road at Exit 109, states a press release.
⚠️#BCHwy1 - is CLOSED due to #BCStorm impacts between McCallum Rd in #Abbotsford & Yale Rd in #Chilliwack⚠️— DriveBC (@DriveBC) November 29, 2021
Next update time at approximately 10:00AM, Monday November 29th.
ℹ️ For more info:https://t.co/HdbhVPfwT4
ℹ️ Details on other #BCHwys closures:https://t.co/xn50j8yRLn
There's no estimated time for it to reopen.
Highway 1 is also closed east of Highway 9 through to the Bridal Falls area in advance of the current storms, and further up at Boothroyd due to the previous mudslides.
Highway 7 is still open as a route going east-west through the Fraser Valley.
Earlier in the day the ministry explained via Twitter that ground saturation is also affecting the safety of some B.C. highways.