Telegraph Creek Road closed due to washout
Posted on 04/15/2021
Telegraph Creek Road washoutTelegraph Creek Road (Highway 51), between Dease Lake and the community of Telegraph Creek, is closed after a washout in the early evening of April 14.

The road is closed with no detour, isolating the community of Telegraph Creek. No injuries have been reported. Initial reports indicate that the washout was caused by a release from a lake above the road due to the heavy snow melt occurring in the area.

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is assessing the site to make recommendations for repair.

Updates can be found on DriveBC.