Hwy 14 west of Sooke reopened after sinkhole caused afternoon closure

The closure lasted about three hours on Tuesday, caused by waters of Jordan River

The road near Jordan River has been damaged due to floodwaters. (Courtesy of OPSRRA)

The road near Jordan River has been damaged due to floodwaters. (Courtesy of OPSRRA)

Highway 14 has fully reopened in both directions after a sinkhole west of Sooke closed the roadway earlier on Tuesday.

Emcon and DriveBC announced the reopening at about 3:30 p.m. after the three-hour closure.

According to reports, a washout in Jordan River caused the damage.

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