It’s still not possible to cross into the United States at the Sumas/Huntingdon border crossing south of Abbotsford, despite highway officials saying the crossing has been re-opened.
DriveBC said at 10 a.m. that traffic was now able to move in both directions over the border. But a reporter who attempted to cross into the U.S. around 10:30 p.m. was denied entry, with border guards saying the City of Sumas had closed roads and wasn’t allowing people to enter.
— Drive BC (@DriveBC) February 3, 2020
Northbound traffic had been re-opened earlier, but the border had remain closed to travellers heading south.
Highway cameras from Sumas show the highway now free of water, a sharp contrast to the weekend flooding, when waters had lapped at the doors of local businesses.
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