Update: May 16 3:30 p.m.
Crews are working to repair the sinkhole that damaged a portion of the Trans-Canada Highway 5 kilometres east of Sicamous. Both lanes of the highway are currently open but with a 70 km/h speed limit for the westbound lane.
Trans Canada work on a sinkhole 5km east of Sicamous. The highway is fully open but with a 70km/h speed zone in effect on the westbound lane. We're planning paving tomorrow with single lane alternating traffic during that time. . . . #drivebc #sicamous #okanagan #roadwork #bchwy1 #transcanada #highway1 #bcinterior
Paving of the affected area is expected to begin tomorrow. The highway will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic during the paving.
Drivers, beware, if you’re heading out on the Trans-Canada Highway near Sicamous.
Drive BC is reporting a sinkhole in the westbound lane, about five kilometres east of Sicamous.
Traffic has been restricted to single lane alternating traffic in the eastbound lane.