UPDATED: Pemberton Portage Road (Birken) open to single-lane alternating traffic

Jul 13, 2022
Affected Communities: 
Electoral Area C

UPDATED: 1:30 p.m. July 13, 2022

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has opened Pemberton Portage Road at Neff Creek to single-lane alternating traffic, while repairs are underway.

Further assessment of the area will take place this afternoon.


Pemberton Portage Road is closed in both directions, due to a landslide in the vicinity of Neff Creek, in Electoral Area C of the SLRD.

There is debris on the roadway, and the area has been deemed unsafe for travel at this time.

An assessment of the area is being conducted by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI).

The SLRD continues to be engaged with MoTI, and all relevant agencies, and will provide more information, once it becomes available, following this morning's assessment of the area.

This closure is also reported on DriveBC.

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