Large boulders block Highway 3 10 km west of Creston March 19.

Large boulders block Highway 3 10 km west of Creston March 19.

UPDATE: One lane of Highway 3 west of Creston reopened after boulders cleared

Major mudslide closes Highway 3 10 kms west of Creston.

The province of British Columbia’s Traveller Information System reports Sunday afternoon that one lane of Highway 3 was reopened 10 km west of Creston after debris from a mudslide was cleared.

Crews are working to remove the remaining large boulders in the westbound lane.

The highway was closed for more than 12 hours after boulders were dislodged in a mudslide and blocked both lanes of the road.

You can track the status of the closure on the Drive BC website.