Avalanche control work will close the Kootenay Pass on Jan. 28. Photo: File Photo

Avalanche control work will close the Kootenay Pass on Jan. 28. Photo: File Photo

Kootenay Pass closed today for avalanche control at 11 a.m.

Drive BC will update this information at 2 p.m.

Highway 3 over the Kootenay Pass will be closed for avalanche control today (Jan. 28) between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., according to DriveBC.

Motorists can take an alternate route between Nelson and Creston on Highway 3A and the Kootenay Lake Ferry.

DriveBC will be updating this information at 2 p.m. today.