highway chaos

A winter storm warning is in effect for the Trans-Canada Highway from Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass on Friday, Jan. 1. (Jim Elliot/Eagle Valley News)

Weather warning issued for B.C. mountain passes

Highway 1 and Highway 3 are both affected.

 

A scene from Season 9 of the hit Discovery channel reality show Highway Thru Hell. (Highway Thru Hell photo)

New season of Highway Thru Hell kicks off with ‘paralyzed’ Coquihalla Highway

Show filmed on Hope area highways is top favourite among Discovery channel viewers

 

Debris on the highway was causing delays Aug. 18, 2020 at exit 73. (DriveBC)

Highway 1 had lanes blocked due to debris on the roadway

DriveBC report was saying to expect delays around exit 73

 

A person crossed Old Hope Princeton Way, at the intersection with 6 Avenue.The District of Hope applied in 2018 to put in traffic lights at the intersection. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Hope resident wants swift action on ‘dangerous’ intersection after accident

The intersection at Old Hope Princeton Way and 6 Avenue is under provincial jurisdiction

A person crossed Old Hope Princeton Way, at the intersection with 6 Avenue.The District of Hope applied in 2018 to put in traffic lights at the intersection. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Highway alert for paving work that will block westbound lane of Highway 1, overnight on July 13, 2020, starting at 9 p.m. and running to 5 a.m. on July 14.

Overnight paving work near Abbotsford could snarl highway traffic

Fraser Valley motorists told to expect detours as the paving work continues until July 14 at 5 a.m.

Highway alert for paving work that will block westbound lane of Highway 1, overnight on July 13, 2020, starting at 9 p.m. and running to 5 a.m. on July 14.
Volunteer were busy clearing a tree off Highway 1 Monday afternoon. Barry Stewart photo

Volunteers with chainsaws remove tree blocking Highway 1

Maple fell across the highway blocking all westbound traffic Monday afternoon

Volunteer were busy clearing a tree off Highway 1 Monday afternoon. Barry Stewart photo
The CN main line near Hope, undermined by flooding caused by heavy rains on Feb. 1, 2020. (Photo credit: Facebook)

Several area highways now reopened after closures due to slides and debris flows

Heavy rain played havoc with highways and rail lines, causing multiple closures

The CN main line near Hope, undermined by flooding caused by heavy rains on Feb. 1, 2020. (Photo credit: Facebook)
The Ucluelet Co-op’s fresh produce aisle is nearly bare and a note has been posted informing customers that the shelves will not be restocked until Hwy. 4 reopens. (Andrew Bailey photo)

UPDATED: Mayors call for ‘calmness’ as highway rockslide cuts Tofino, Ucluelet off from supplies

Ministry of transportation expects to open road for “essential travel only” from noon-8 p.m. Friday.

The Ucluelet Co-op’s fresh produce aisle is nearly bare and a note has been posted informing customers that the shelves will not be restocked until Hwy. 4 reopens. (Andrew Bailey photo)