Alaska Highway to fully open by late afternoon

first_imgThe Alaska Highway between Fort Nelson and Prophet River is expected to be open in both directions by 3 p.m. PST.Fort Nelson RCMP say the highway was closed after one semi tractor trailer rear ended another. Police say poor weather conditions, including blowing snow, were probably a factor in the crash.The truck that rear ended the other began to leak radiator fluid because of the damage to its engine.- Advertisement -The highway is currently open to alternating traffic as an environmental team is on scene cleaning up the spill.last_img