Heavy rain has caused flooding in B.C. town

Heavy rain has caused flooding in B.C. town

Nearby creek burst due to heavy rain

Due to heavy rain a nearby creek behind the Frontier Motel in Revelstoke, B.C. burst its bank Friday due to a blocked culvert. Highway 23 was closed between Highway 1 and Cleland Rd.

Road crews directed traffic, but one van thought they could make it. They could not. According to road crews, the van started to float. There is no reported damage to the Frontier Motel.

Road crews successfully blocked pouring water from the flooded creek and brought in equipment and a pumps to drain the road.

As of Saturday morning, the road is open.


 

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