UPDATE: Straiton Road on Sumas Mountain reopened following mudslide

Crews closed off Straiton between Old Clayburn and Willet roads to clear mudslide on Wednesday

  • Mar. 13, 2013 8:00 a.m.
A small mudslide blocked traffic on Straiton Road on Wednesday morning.

A small mudslide blocked traffic on Straiton Road on Wednesday morning.



A slide of mud and trees covered at least one lane of Straiton Road on Sumas Mountain early Wednesday morning.

City crews closed Straiton to traffic further up the mountain, at Willet Road.

At around 1 p.m., the Abbotsford Police Department (APD) announced the road had reopened.

The small slide occurred about 100 metres east of  Old Clayburn Road.

 

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