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UPDATE: Malahat reopens after vehicle incident cleared

Drive B.C. is warning mortorists to expect continued delays due to built-up congestion
A vehicle is seen blocking the north bound lane of the Malahat in a traffic camera screenshot earlier Friday afternoon. The incident has since been cleared. (Photo Courtesy of Drive B.C.)

A vehicle incident which closed the Malahat earlier Friday afternoon has been cleared, but motorists are being warned to expect congestion and delays.

According to Drive BC, traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway between Shawnigan Lake Road and Mill Bay Road is impacted.

For around an hour during the blockage, southbound motorists were detoured onto Mill Bay Road, while northbound motorists were rerouted onto Shawnigan Lake Road.

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