The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure advises that Rockwell Drive between Dogwood Lane and Rockwell Lane is closed in both directions due to a washout that occurred last night after heavy rainfall (120mm to 140mm). There is no detour at this time.
Rockwell Drive is accessible until Green Point, but is otherwise washed out due to torrential rains and flooding. There is also debris on the road.
Ministry staff and the maintenance contractor are assessing the washout on Rockwell Drive between Dogwood Lane and Rockwell Lane.
The ministry is assisting the District of Kent with the evacuation of residents from the area.
Ministry staff are in regular communication with the local government, the regional district and Emergency Management BC.
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