Travelling south from Sicamous will no longer require a detour.
Highway 97A has reopened after a lengthy closure due to the Two Mile Road wildfire.
DriveBC announced the reopening around 9 a.m. on Aug. 5, alongside a travel advisory between Mara Heights Road and Mervyn Road.
#BCHwy97A – TRAVEL ADVISORY in effect south of #Sicamous due to wildfire activity. Please watch for crews on the road. All through traffic may not stop on the highway in the effected area. Next update time at approximately 3:00 PM PDT.
More info: https://t.co/My0ouWj1QP pic.twitter.com/L2YED9Hl75
— DriveBC (@DriveBC) August 5, 2021
Traffic may not stop inside that stretch of the highway and motorists must follow the orders of traffic control in the area.