Officials say avalanche technicians determined Saturday morning that avalanche control activities carried out on Friday were successful.
The highway was closed due to a storm cycle that created avalanche conditions not seen in the 27-year history of the Coquihalla.
B.C.'s main east-west trade corridor was closed following a slide that was described by one search-and-rescue official as powerful enough to destroy houses.
Helicopter crews dropped bags of explosives on the avalanche to dislodge additional snow that was sitting precariously above avalanche zones.
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