01/13/2014 10:14 EST | Updated 03/15/2014 05:59 EDT

Trans-Canada closed near Revelstoke for avalanche control

The Trans-Canada Highway was closed in both directions from Revelstoke to Golden, B.C., because of high avalanche danger on Monday morning.

The route is expected to remain closed between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. while crews conduct avalanche control.