trans-canada highway

Funding was approved for a Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure project involving the four-laning of Highway 1 between the Tappen Valley Road and Ford Road intersections. (Google image)

Four-laning planned for Highway 1 west of Salmon Arm

Funding approved for project between Tappen Valley Road and Ford Road intersections

 

Traffic currently single-lane alternating on Highway 1 at Canoe Beach Road NE near Salmon Arm Sunday, July 17, following a vehicle incident. (Google Maps)

Vehicle incident alters traffic pattern on Highway 1 near Salmon Arm

Traffic is single-lane alternating at Canoe Beach Road NE

 

Traffic lights at the intersection of Highway 1 and Fourth Street NE in Salmon Arm were not working properly on July 14 so were switched to flashing reds until they’re fixed. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Drivers see red on new traffic light at Highway 1 intersection in Salmon Arm

Ministry says intersection at Fourth Avenue NE temporarily on ‘flash mode’ and will be fixed July 15

 

A motor-vehicle incident about 12:45 p.m. on July 9 which blocked the Trans-Canada Highway in both directions about five kilometres east of the Canoe mill between Salmon Arm and Sicamous has been cleared. (Google maps)

Trans-Canada Highway opens between Salmon Arm, Sicamous

Incident about five kilometres east of Canoe mill cleared

A motor-vehicle incident about 12:45 p.m. on July 9 which blocked the Trans-Canada Highway in both directions about five kilometres east of the Canoe mill between Salmon Arm and Sicamous has been cleared. (Google maps)
A damaged vehicle at the scene of the incident that closed one lane of Highway 1 near Revelstoke on July 3, 2021. (Mark Kulhawe - Twitter)

UPDATE: Hwy. 1 clear after vehicle incident near Revelstoke

Eastbound lane closure lasted about one hour

A damaged vehicle at the scene of the incident that closed one lane of Highway 1 near Revelstoke on July 3, 2021. (Mark Kulhawe - Twitter)
The Trans-Canada Highway has been opened to single lane alternating traffic following a collision near Sicamous in the early morning hours of June 30. (Drive BC image)

Highway 1 opened to single lane traffic after Sicamous collision

Trans-Canada Highway closed early June 30 between Bernie Road and Old Sicamous Road

The Trans-Canada Highway has been opened to single lane alternating traffic following a collision near Sicamous in the early morning hours of June 30. (Drive BC image)
Emergency personnel are at the scene of a motor-vehicle collision at the Highway 97B/10th Avenue SE intersection. (Google image)
Emergency personnel are at the scene of a motor-vehicle collision at the Highway 97B/10th Avenue SE intersection. (Google image)
The location of the fatal motor vehicle crash that shut down Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden on June 26, 2021. (Google Maps image)

UPDATE: RCMP confirm Hwy 1 crash east of Revelstoke was fatal

Highway 1 closed between Revelstoke and Golden until evening

The location of the fatal motor vehicle crash that shut down Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden on June 26, 2021. (Google Maps image)
The location of the fatal motor vehicle crash that shut down Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden on June 26, 2021. (Google Maps image)

UPDATE: RCMP confirm Hwy 1 crash east of Revelstoke was fatal

Highway 1 closed between Revelstoke and Golden until evening

The location of the fatal motor vehicle crash that shut down Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden on June 26, 2021. (Google Maps image)
Chase RCMP responded to a fatal collision on Highway 1 on June 16, 2021. (File photo)

Police commend citizens who rushed to help at fatal collision near Chase

Investigation into collision ongoing, no charges expected to be laid

Chase RCMP responded to a fatal collision on Highway 1 on June 16, 2021. (File photo)
Traffic will be diverted through Radium along highways 93 and 95 as a part of the closures. (Claire Palmer photo)

Extended closures to Trans-Canada Highway announced east of Golden this fall

It’s the second round of extended closures as a part of Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project

Traffic will be diverted through Radium along highways 93 and 95 as a part of the closures. (Claire Palmer photo)
The location of the vehicle incident near Chase that closed Highway 1 in both directions. (Google maps)

UPDATE: One person dead, two injured in Highway 1 collision near Chase

Highway 1 is closed in both directions and traffic control personnel are on scene

The location of the vehicle incident near Chase that closed Highway 1 in both directions. (Google maps)
A new street sign at the intersection of 4 Street NE and the Trans-Canada Highway incorrectly states the highway runs north-south. On June 4, the ministry of transportation said they will be replacing the sign as soon as possible. (Zachary Roman - Salmon Arm Observer)

Attempt to mark Highway 1 directions in Salmon Arm goes south

Sign placed by transportation ministry provides wrong directions on Trans-Canada

A new street sign at the intersection of 4 Street NE and the Trans-Canada Highway incorrectly states the highway runs north-south. On June 4, the ministry of transportation said they will be replacing the sign as soon as possible. (Zachary Roman - Salmon Arm Observer)
The Brooke Drive interchange will go underneath Highway 1 into a traffic circle leading into Chase. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure image)

$32 million contract award for Highway 1 four-laning project in Chase

Contract for second phase of work, to begin this summer

  • May 28, 2021
The Brooke Drive interchange will go underneath Highway 1 into a traffic circle leading into Chase. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure image)
A preliminary drawing of what the proposed residential building might look like next to the Best Western. (District of Sicamous image)

Six-storey, 40-unit residential building proposed in Sicamous near Highway 1

Coun. Jeff Mallmes said the town needs more low-cost rentals for workers

A preliminary drawing of what the proposed residential building might look like next to the Best Western. (District of Sicamous image)
Highway 1 was closed in both direction for several hours May 20/May 21 due to a vehicle incident in Sicamous. (Drive BC image)

Trans-Canada Highway reopens in Shuswap after lengthy closure

Vehicle incident in Sicamous closes Highway 1 overnight May 20/21

Highway 1 was closed in both direction for several hours May 20/May 21 due to a vehicle incident in Sicamous. (Drive BC image)
The first of the extended closures is wrapping up, with the Trans-Canada highway re-opening on weekends for travel. (Jack Stuemple photo)

Trans-Canada highway to open on weekends

The highway will be open starting on Friday for the long weekend

The first of the extended closures is wrapping up, with the Trans-Canada highway re-opening on weekends for travel. (Jack Stuemple photo)
Construction has begun on Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project, with lengthy closures on the way. (Claire Palmer photo)
Construction has begun on Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project, with lengthy closures planned for the next four weeks. (Claire Palmer photo)

24-hour Trans-Canada closures begin east of Golden

It’s the final phase of the Kicking Horse Canyon construction project, which is realigning and widening the highway

Construction has begun on Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project, with lengthy closures on the way. (Claire Palmer photo)
Construction has begun on Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project, with lengthy closures planned for the next four weeks. (Claire Palmer photo)
Work began April 6, 2021 on the Trans-Canada Highway downtown corridor project to improve safety and traffic flow, which will see the traffic light at Ross Street relocated to Fourth Street NE. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

VIDEO: Traffic slow downs to go through May on Salmon Arm highway corridor

Ministry says night work not planned on Highway 1, single lanes to remain as traffic light changed

Work began April 6, 2021 on the Trans-Canada Highway downtown corridor project to improve safety and traffic flow, which will see the traffic light at Ross Street relocated to Fourth Street NE. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is scheduled to begin April 6 the process of relocating the traffic light at Ross Street to Fourth Street NE, next to the downtown Tim Hortons. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Work on moving traffic light on Highway 1 in Salmon Arm set to start April 6

Goal to complete the work by May 24, Victoria Day holiday

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is scheduled to begin April 6 the process of relocating the traffic light at Ross Street to Fourth Street NE, next to the downtown Tim Hortons. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)