trans-canada highway

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

 

Highway 1 was closed in both directions following a multiple-vehicle collision on the Bruhn Bridge at Sicamous on Thursday evening, July 28, 2022. (Contributed)

Highway 1 closed in Sicamous due to collision on Bruhn Bridge

Traffic being detoured on highways 97A and 97B

 

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’

 

RCMP photo.

1 Alberta man dead in long-weekend collision on Highway 1 east of Golden

An SUV collided head-on with a semi-truck, according to RCMP.

RCMP photo.
Photo of debris on Highway 1 near the landslide posted to Facebook, about 9 p.m. Friday.
Photo of debris on Highway 1 near the landslide posted to Facebook, about 9 p.m. Friday.
Traffic will begin driving over the new Salmon River bridge on Thursday, May 26, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

UPDATE: Shift to new Salmon River bridge delayed

Move from older section of Highway 1 now expected to occur around 3 p.m., May 26

Traffic will begin driving over the new Salmon River bridge on Thursday, May 26, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
The boulder blocking the highway. (Kootenay National Park photo)

Delays along Highway 93 near Radium due to boulder

Single lane alternating traffic

The boulder blocking the highway. (Kootenay National Park 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)
Hwy 5, southbound at Zopkios Rest Area. (DriveBC)

Coquihalla, Highway 1 to be hit with flurries

A special weather statement is in place for Highway 1 and 5

Hwy 5, southbound at Zopkios Rest Area. (DriveBC)
Emergency vehicles responded to a two-vehicle collision at Highway 1 and 10th Street SW about 2 p.m. on May 2. (Lachlan Labere - Salmon Arm Observer)

Emergency crews respond to two-vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Salmon Arm

Two vehicles involved had to leave the intersection of 10th Street SW and the highway via tow truck

Emergency vehicles responded to a two-vehicle collision at Highway 1 and 10th Street SW about 2 p.m. on May 2. (Lachlan Labere - Salmon Arm Observer)
Early work on the Trans-Canada Highway near Chase taking place in October 2020. (File photo)

Blasting for Chase East Trans-Canada Highway project to continue through August

Beginning April 25, booms scheduled six days per week except holidays between 1 and 3 p.m.

Early work on the Trans-Canada Highway near Chase taking place in October 2020. (File photo)
A slide shared with the Columbia Shuswap Regional District board at its April 21 meeting shows areas along Highway 1 where delays can be expected. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure image)

Expect delays: Summer Highway 1 projects from Kamloops to Alberta shared with regional district

Okanagan Shuswap District manager says number of projects, delays similar to last year

A slide shared with the Columbia Shuswap Regional District board at its April 21 meeting shows areas along Highway 1 where delays can be expected. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure image)
Traffic is stalled on Highway 1 between Sicamous and Salmon Arm due to a burning trailer. Images were posted about 4 p.m. April 19. (Rita Thibault/Facebook photo)

Burning trailer stalls traffic on Highway 1 between Sicamous and Salmon Arm

Trailer parked on Trans-Canada Highway shoulder

  • Apr 20, 2022
Traffic is stalled on Highway 1 between Sicamous and Salmon Arm due to a burning trailer. Images were posted about 4 p.m. April 19. (Rita Thibault/Facebook photo)
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Highway 1, near Parks Headquarters at Glacier National Park, 72 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
The blockade on the Columbia River Bridge in Revelstoke on April 9. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Two more arrests made as protesters block Highway 1 in Revelstoke

Save Old Growth protesters blocked Highway 1 at Columbia River Bridge for 10 minutes

The blockade on the Columbia River Bridge in Revelstoke on April 9. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Highway 1, about 30 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Highway 1, about 30 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Direct Drive Driver Training owner/instructor Lisa Bennett was with a student when her vehicle’s rear dash cam captured footage of a man on rollerblades falling from the sidewalk into the path of an oncoming vehicle on Highway 1 in Salmon Arm. The driver of the oncoming vehicle was able to stop without hitting the man. (Lisa Bennett photo)

Motorists urged to watch for hazards after rollerblader falls onto Highway 1 in Salmon Arm

‘Imagine that this was a semi coming through… it would not have been able to stop in time’

Direct Drive Driver Training owner/instructor Lisa Bennett was with a student when her vehicle’s rear dash cam captured footage of a man on rollerblades falling from the sidewalk into the path of an oncoming vehicle on Highway 1 in Salmon Arm. The driver of the oncoming vehicle was able to stop without hitting the man. (Lisa Bennett photo)
Protesters holding a sign on the Columbia River Bridge on Wednesday morning. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Two arrests made following protest blocking Highway 1 in Revelstoke

Save Old Growth protesters blocked Highway 1 at Columbia River Bridge for 40 minutes

Protesters holding a sign on the Columbia River Bridge on Wednesday morning. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
AIM Roads is notifying motorists of work to be done on the Salmon River Bridge both Monday, April 4 and Tuesday, April 5, 2022. (File photo)

Repair, paving of Salmon River Bridge in Salmon Arm scheduled for April 4 and 5

Traffic delays expected in order to accommodate work announced by AIM Roads

AIM Roads is notifying motorists of work to be done on the Salmon River Bridge both Monday, April 4 and Tuesday, April 5, 2022. (File 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)