The Trans-Canada Highway is fully reopened after a crash earlier Monday (Aug. 15) afternoon, but drivers are warned to expect delays.
Emcon Services Inc.’s South Island Division posted an update to Twitter at 3:32 p.m. advising that the northbound lane was reopened. The lane was closed following a northbound crash that happened around 1 p.m. involving a commercial truck and trailer that went into the ditch between West Shore Parkway and Finlayson Arm Road.
The closure was in place from about 1:45 until 3:30 p.m. as Emcon recovered the vehicle.
**MVI** #BCHwy1 NB Lane Truck and pup in ditch just North of West Shore Pkwy . Traffic is congested, expect major delays. Check @DriveBC, @DriveBC_VI for updates.#yyjtraffic #Malahat pic.twitter.com/aD5j19DbUY— Emcon Services Inc., South Island Division (@EmconSouthVI) August 15, 2022
Traffic is still backed up because of the closure and the highway contractor warned of delays.
The DriveBC traffic cameras still show traffic backed up along Highway 1 past Millstream Road.
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