Drive BC reports eastbound traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway has been halted west of Chase. (Drive BC Image)

Drive BC reports eastbound traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway has been halted west of Chase. (Drive BC Image)

Update: Eastbound lane of Trans-Canada Highway reopens after crash west of Chase

According to Drive BC, a vehicle incident has caused the closure.

Update 12 p.m. March 1:

The Highway has reopened and traffic is flowing as usual.

Original story:

Drive BC reports the Trans-Canada Highway is partially closed to traffic west of Chase.

The eastbound lane of the highway has been closed due to a vehicle incident at Pinantan road which is 17 km west of Chase. The closure is expected to last until 11:30 a.m. and until then, a detour is available using Highway 97.

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