UPDATE: Highway 5A fully reopened after semi flips south of Kamloops

Argo Roads tweeted that the highway fully reopened around 10 p.m. on May 31

UPDATE: 11:09 a.m. Saturday, June 1

Highway 5A has been fully reopened after a semi-trailer carrying lumber flipped south of Kamloops on May 31, near Beresford Road.

Road maintenance company Argo Roads tweeted that the road was fully open around 10 p.m. on Friday night.

A B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure representative said further details on the incident are not available at this time.

ORIGINAL STORY: 3:04 p.m. Friday, May 31

Highway 5A is down to single-lane alternating traffic on May 31 after a semi-trailer carrying lumber flipped on the road.

DriveBC tweeted around 1 p.m. on Friday that a trailer flipped about 10 kilometres south of Kamloops, near Beresford Road.

The DriveBC map also showed that traffic has been impacted for 3.5 kilometres between Campbell Creek Road and Separation Road.

The small stretch of highway was fully closed temporarily, but has partially reopened after crews arrived at the scene.

Drivers should watch for traffic control.



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