UPDATE: The Coquihalla is open in both directions, after being closed due to an accident.
Highway 5 was closed in both directions mid-day Saturday, between Hope and Merritt near Comstock Road.
According to Drive BC, commuters should expect delays due to congestion into the afternoon.
#Traffic at a standstill on the #coquihalla. #BCHwy5 pic.twitter.com/Wk3FAkeaeA
— James R.C. Smith (@jamesrcs) October 7, 2017