trans-canada highway

Salmon Arm’s Jim McConnell and Juanita Austin spent 58 days over the summer travelling across the country to PEI and back in their electric vehicle. (Contributed)

Salmon Arm couple put their electric vehicle to the test in cross-Canada road trip

A Salmon Arm couple’s cross-Canada journey by electric vehicle had their EV…

 

Salmon Arm’s Jim McConnell and Juanita Austin spent 58 days over the summer travelling across the country to PEI and back in their electric vehicle. (Photo contributed)

Salmon Arm couple put their electric vehicle to the test in cross-Canada road trip

Juanita Austin and Jim McConnell suggest charging station network along Highway 1 could be better

 

The Malahat will have single-lane alternating traffic overnight starting Dec. 5 and continuing until Dec. 7. (File courtesy BC Transportation)

Overnight Malahat delays expected Monday through Wednesday

Traffic through Goldstream Provincial Park will be reduced to a single lane

 

Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Trans-Canada Highway project is expected to complete in early 2024 (MOTI)

Trans-Canada Highway near Golden reopening to the public

The highway near Golden will reopen Nov. 25 at 6 a.m.

Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Trans-Canada Highway project is expected to complete in early 2024 (MOTI)
Closures of up to 1.5 hours on Highway 1 in Rogers Pass. (DriveBC)

Update: Highway 1 closure at Rogers Pass east of Revelstoke is reopened

Individual closures of up to 1.5 hours between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Closures of up to 1.5 hours on Highway 1 in Rogers Pass. (DriveBC)
Motorists are reporting a rollover crash is affecting northbound traffic on the Malahat section of the Trans Canada Highway Thursday (Nov. 10). The traffic camera operated by Drive BC shows a build up of traffic in the northbound lane of the highway near the Malahat Summit. (Courtesy Drive BC)
Motorists are reporting a rollover crash is affecting northbound traffic on the Malahat section of the Trans Canada Highway Thursday (Nov. 10). The traffic camera operated by Drive BC shows a build up of traffic in the northbound lane of the highway near the Malahat Summit. (Courtesy Drive BC)
A female pedestrian died after being struck by more than one vehicle on Highway 1 in Chilliwack on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. (Shane MacKichan)

UPDATE: 31-year-old woman dead after being hit by more than 1 vehicle on Highway 1 in Chilliwack

Incident involving pedestrian happened near Prest Road; highway closed eastbound for several hours

A female pedestrian died after being struck by more than one vehicle on Highway 1 in Chilliwack on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. (Shane MacKichan)
Construction continues as the fourth round of closures are set to commence this month. (Claire Palmer photo)

Trans-Canada multi-day closures return east of Golden today

Starting at noon, traffic will be re-routed south through Radium

Construction continues as the fourth round of closures are set to commence this month. (Claire Palmer photo)
File photo.

2 dead in vehicle incident east of Golden

It’s the 4th fatality in as many months on the highway east of Golden

File photo.
The long-gone Sumallo Lodge on Highway 3 east of Hope, which played a role in the Hope Slide tragedy in January 1965, as seen in a photolog from July 21, 1966. (Photo credit: Ministry of Transportation)

Vintage video logs of B.C.’s highways a vivid trip back in time

‘Photologs’ were created in 1966, and are a window on a long-vanished world

The long-gone Sumallo Lodge on Highway 3 east of Hope, which played a role in the Hope Slide tragedy in January 1965, as seen in a photolog from July 21, 1966. (Photo credit: Ministry of Transportation)
Cranberry and North Cedar volunteer fire departments responded to two rollover crashes on the Trans-Canada Highway south of Nanaimo the afternoon of Thursday, July 28, including one in which an SUV caught fire. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

Vehicle rolls over and catches fire along the highway south of Nanaimo

Cranberry fire chief credits water truck driver with knocking down flames and limiting fire damage

Cranberry and North Cedar volunteer fire departments responded to two rollover crashes on the Trans-Canada Highway south of Nanaimo the afternoon of Thursday, July 28, including one in which an SUV caught fire. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)
The view from the DriveBC traffic camera at the Millstream Road overpass looking west. (DriveBC)

UPDATE: Motorcyclist hospitalized after Langford crash

Trans-Canada Highway reopens but traffic delays remain for motorists heading over Malahat

The view from the DriveBC traffic camera at the Millstream Road overpass looking west. (DriveBC)
The latest overpass to be broadsided by a vehicle in Langley is the rail overpass between Glover Road and 232nd Street, eastbound on Highway One. The overpass was hit at around 2 p.m. on Monday, July 18. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Eight and counting: another overpass hit by a truck

Provincial ministry plans to release a list of B.C. carriers who ‘have been cancelled for cause’

The latest overpass to be broadsided by a vehicle in Langley is the rail overpass between Glover Road and 232nd Street, eastbound on Highway One. The overpass was hit at around 2 p.m. on Monday, July 18. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The possibility of building a highway bypass around Duncan’s busy Trans-Canada Corridor has been raised again. (File photo)

Another look at highway bypass around Duncan suggested as resistance continues

Local government says conditions have changed since last look in 2014

The possibility of building a highway bypass around Duncan’s busy Trans-Canada Corridor has been raised again. (File photo)
The boulder blocking the highway. (Kootenay National Park photo)

Massive boulder causes traffic trouble on Highway 93 near Radium

DriveBC really undersold it by describing it as ‘rocks on road’

The boulder blocking the highway. (Kootenay National Park photo)
Highway 3 closed at Hope, vehicles being turned around due to flooding in November. Upgrades to cell service are intended to make travel along the highway safer. (Facebook)

Cell coverage upgrades coming to Highway 3 from Hope to Keremeos

The upgrades are expected to be complete by fall 2024

Highway 3 closed at Hope, vehicles being turned around due to flooding in November. Upgrades to cell service are intended to make travel along the highway safer. (Facebook)
Take a roadtrip from Victoria to Duncan as it was in 1966, with photos captured by the then-Highways Department and made into a video and loaded onto YouTube. (Courtesy of Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

Transportation ministry’s Road Trip Time Machine series improves 1966 look at TCH

Extended, enhanced video offers six-minute trip on Hwy. 1 from Victoria to Duncan

Take a roadtrip from Victoria to Duncan as it was in 1966, with photos captured by the then-Highways Department and made into a video and loaded onto YouTube. (Courtesy of Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
The Malahat on Nov. 16, 2021, following flood damage. This section was scheduled for resurfacing but work was postponed until late next week due to weather. (File photo courtesy BC Transportation)

Overnight Malahat work postponed until next week

Closure for resurfacing rescheduled due to weather

The Malahat on Nov. 16, 2021, following flood damage. This section was scheduled for resurfacing but work was postponed until late next week due to weather. (File photo courtesy BC Transportation)
The first train crosses the new controlled, temporary at-grade level crossing of Highway 1 at Tank Hill north of Lytton on Jan. 14. (Photo credit: MOTI)

Highway 1 reopened to traffic between Lytton and Spences Bridge

Highway still closed between Lytton and Hope, due to record snowfall and avalanche risk

The first train crosses the new controlled, temporary at-grade level crossing of Highway 1 at Tank Hill north of Lytton on Jan. 14. (Photo credit: MOTI)
Flood waters cover highway 1 in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Number of sites, looming winter, complicate ‘unprecedented’ B.C. highway repairs

B.C. government has already drawn up lists of available contractors and equipment

Flood waters cover highway 1 in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward