Rock slide shuts down stretch of highway

A rock slide about five kilometres east of Golden, B.C., has shut down part of the Trans-Canada Highway.

A rock slide about five kilometres east of Golden, B.C., has shut down part of the Trans-Canada Highway.

The slide happened around noon Sunday. About 1,000 cubic metres of rock came down, but officials don’t yet know what triggered the fall.

No injuries were reported.

Transportation officials are hoping the stretch of road will reopen late Sunday night.

A detour has been set up on Highway 95 south to Highway 93.