Avalanche hurdling towards Highway 1 near Rogers Pass during a highway closure. (File photo by Parks Canada)

Trans Canada Highway closure planned for Jan. 4 east of Revelstoke

Avalanche control work will see the highway closed an estimated nine hours

Avalanche control is planned for the Trans Canada Highway east of Revelstoke Jan. 4.

The highway will be closed from 4 a.m.-1 p.m.

The closure comes on the heels of a second winter storm in four days to blow through the region.

Environment Canada is calling for 2-4 cm of snow overnight as well as 5 cm on Jan. 4.

READ MORE: City snow removal crews working extra shifts after 71 cm snowfall

READ MORE: PHOTOS: Emcon Services hard at work on the highways

READ MORE: PHOTOS: Revelstoke celebrates 2020 with a snow day

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