Highway 1 was closed east of Golden overnight due to rocks on the road. Emcon was on site cleaning up. (Photo via Twitter)

UPDATE: Highway 1 now open after closure east of Golden

The highway was closed overnight

The Trans-Canada Highway is now open east of Golden after being closed for 12 hours due to rocks on the road.

The highway was closed around 8 p.m. last night.

According to DriveBC, the rocks are located between Golden Donald Upper Rd. and the west boundary of Yoho National Park, approximately 18.8 kilometres east of Golden.

READ MORE: Highway 1 avalanche closure times decreasing around Revelstoke

READ MORE: Snowfalls cost $3,500 per cm to plow in Revelstoke

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