trans-canada highway

Construction work underway at the Illecillewaet Brake Check on Highway 1.

Transportation BC lays out roadmap for how modernization of Highway 1 will affect travellers

Those travelling in and out of Revelstoke will be affected by construction from Kamloops to Alberta

Construction work underway at the Illecillewaet Brake Check on Highway 1.
Highway 1 near Kamloops closed on Aug. 19 for about three hours due to a collision that left a Burnaby woman dead and two other people injured. (File photo)

Two-vehicle collision on Highway 1 near Kamloops leaves one woman dead

Crash took place near entrance to Highway 5, Highway 1 closed for about three hours Aug. 19

Highway 1 near Kamloops closed on Aug. 19 for about three hours due to a collision that left a Burnaby woman dead and two other people injured. (File photo)
A motor-vehicle collision closed Highway 1 seven kilometres west of Chase early Tuesday morning, Aug. 17, 2021. (Drive BC map)

UPDATE: Highway 1 west of Chase reopens after closure due to collision

According to Drive BC, the incident occurred between Old Highway and Ska-Hiish Drive

A motor-vehicle collision closed Highway 1 seven kilometres west of Chase early Tuesday morning, Aug. 17, 2021. (Drive BC map)
(Manfredrichter/Pixcabay photo)
(Manfredrichter/Pixcabay photo)
Highway 1 over Rogers Pass yesterday. (Facebook)
File photo of Highway 1 over Rogers Pass.

Report lists Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden as Canada’s most deadly road

The report found that 38 fatal crashes occurred on that stretch between 2004 and 2013

Highway 1 over Rogers Pass yesterday. (Facebook)
File photo of Highway 1 over Rogers Pass.
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

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

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)
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)