(BC Ministry of Transportation)

Overnight closures of the Malahat have been cancelled as crews make significant progress in repairing the stretch of highway damaged caused from heavy rain and flooding.

The closures were expected to go until at least November 22nd, however, according to BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, repairs are progressing well enough that single-lane alternating traffic can continue 24 hours a day.

Repairs will continue through the weekend.

While work is underway, drivers can expect single-lane alternating traffic with some intermittent closures to assist fuel tankers and emergency services through the site

Travel remains limited to essential trips only, according to Drive BC and major delays and congestion will still be expected.

Weather permitting, repairs should be completed by end of day Monday, November 22nd, when two-way traffic may resume.

Motorists are advised to obey construction zone speed limits and the direction of traffic control personnel.

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