Road has reopened after landslide in Vernon. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Road has reopened after landslide in Vernon. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

UPDATE: Road reopened after landslide

City crews have cleared Okanagan Bench Row Road of debris.

UPDATE: 7:30 a.m.

The small landslide forced a temporary closure of Okanagan Bench Row Road Wednesday night. Crews worked to clear the road of debris throughout the night.

Though signage is still on the site, traffic is able to pass.

ORIGINAL:

A small landslide has forced the temporary closure of Okanagan Bench Row Road.

“City crews are on site and are currently removing the debris,” the City said in a release. “We estimate the road will reopen in the next four hours.”

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Read more: Slide obstructs traffic

Traffic is urged not to bypass closures as the road is blocked.



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