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.
Construction along Highway 1 from Kamloops to Alberta. (Contributed)

Highway delays from Kamloops to Alberta increasing this summer

Increased traffic and continued construction are responsible for the delays

Construction along Highway 1 from Kamloops to Alberta. (Contributed)
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)

New traffic pattern ahead: Vehicles to begin navigating new Salmon River bridge along Highway 1

Move from older section of Highway 1 to take place Thursday, May 26

Traffic will begin driving over the new Salmon River bridge on Thursday, May 26, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
An incident from Hwy 95 from May 3, where a truck rolled over after coming around a corner. Golden Fire Chief Mike Pecora said there was no injuries from this incident, but it’s just one of many that have occurred along the stretch of highway since the detours began last year due to extended closures to Highway 1. (Skilled Truckers Canada Facebook photo)

Safety concerns persist in Golden due to Trans-Canada detour

Many are worried about the safety implications of the increased traffic on Hwy 95

An incident from Hwy 95 from May 3, where a truck rolled over after coming around a corner. Golden Fire Chief Mike Pecora said there was no injuries from this incident, but it’s just one of many that have occurred along the stretch of highway since the detours began last year due to extended closures to Highway 1. (Skilled Truckers Canada Facebook photo)
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)
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)
Two Save Old Growth protesters blocking Highway 1 at the Columbia River Bridge in Revelstoke. (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

Two Save Old Growth protesters blocking Highway 1 at the Columbia River Bridge in Revelstoke. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
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)
Highway 1, about 30 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Highway 1, about 30 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Highway 1, about 30 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)

Planned avalanche control work between Revelstoke and Golden

Highway 1 will be closed for two hours

Highway 1, about 30 km east of Revelstoke, looking east. (DriveBC)
Megan Bruns shared this photograph of vehicles stuck on the sides of Ford Road Thursday morning, Feb. 17. (Contributed)

VIDEO: Shuswap residents upset with icy condition of road shared by neighbour, AIM Roads

Resident says Ford Road was ‘complete ice’ Thursday morning, with multiple vehicles in ditches

Megan Bruns shared this photograph of vehicles stuck on the sides of Ford Road Thursday morning, Feb. 17. (Contributed)