Soda Creek Road at kilometre 115 kilometre mark. (Good Neil photo)

Soda Creek Road at kilometre 115 kilometre mark. (Good Neil photo)

Update: Soda Creek Road impacted by spring flooding

The trouble spot is about 15 kilometres from Williams Lake

Soda Creek Road has been damaged and is closed due to a washout about 15 kilometres from Williams Lake as of Friday, April 24, confirm residents in the area.

Click here to see aerial footage of the washout areas filmed by Ron Young Friday.

Read More: MOTI ‘triaging’ more than 100 road washouts in Cariboo region due to recent flooding

The Williams Lake cut off road is also damaged due to erosion at the bridge.

Residents in the area said a crew from CN Rail has been in the area all week trying to divert water and protect the train tracks, which are still in good shape at this point.

The Soda Creek Road area has had erosion/flooding troubles due since it was heavily impacted by the 2017 White Lake fire.

DriveBC has listed the following road closures due to flooding and washouts:

Central Cariboo

Beaver Valley Road at 6 km and 24 km/Choate Creek

Gravel Creek Road

Mission Road – 1.5 km southwest of Highway 97

Mile 108 Horsefly Road – washed out at 3 km at Moon Creek

Chilcotin-Newton Road

Redstone-Chezacut Road at the 40 km mark

Knoll Road

Huston Road

Detour available by pilot vehicle

Mountain House Road – closed at Hawkes Creek Bridge

Alternate access through both ends of road

Walker Road

Jacobson Road – closed at the 10 km mark due to washout

No alternate route

Pigeon Road – closed 100 m west of bridge

Detour available by pilot vehicle

Cave Road

Bells Lake Road – closed in 3 locations – at 3 km, 7.5 km and 10 km

Doyle Road

Bunting Lake

Valley Road (off Horsefly)

Anaham’s Meadow Road – at the 8 km mark near Alexis Creek

Newton-Whitewater

Knife Creek Road – at the 10 km and 13 km mark

Bayliff Road – at Chilko-Newton intersection

Stanchfield Road

Branch Drive – north end

Spokin Lake Road – closed at the 13 and 17 km marks

Likely Road – at Hawkes Creek


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