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UPDATE: Highway 16 reopened between Rupert and Terrace

Highway 16 reopened 8 p.m. on Feb. 27
Highway 16 about 70 km east of Prince Rupert (Drive BC camera)

The highway has reopened between Prince Rupert and Terrace after a closure longer than eight hours. DriveBC announced Highway 16 was closed in both directions due to a high avalanche hazard, following days of delays for avalanche control.

READ MORE: Day four of delays due to avalanche control on Highway 16

The highway reopened an hour earlier than expected at 8 p.m. Feb. 27.

READ MORE: Most Highway 16 closures for avalanches in years after multiple dumps of snow

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