Traffic

The prevalence of crashes in intersections, like this one at Blanshard Street and Saanich Road, has Saanich’s mayor seeking more information on the effectiveness of red-light cameras in changing driver behaviour. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

More red-light cameras may be part of the future for drivers in Saanich

Mayor wants CRD traffic safety commission to research effectiveness of intersection cameras

 

Victoria police are responding to a crash at Douglas Street and Frances Avenue. (Black Press File)

TRAFFIC: Crash on Douglas Street next to Mayfair mall delaying traffic

Victoria police officers are responding to a crash at Douglas Street and Frances Avenue

 

A Saturday morning motor vehicle incident slowed traffic in both directions on Sooke Road east of Kangaroo Road. (Screenshot via Google Maps)

Motor vehicle incident slows morning traffic on Sooke Road

Second crash in same area in just two days

 

A motor vehicle incident on Sooke Road near Gillespie Road caused traffic delays on the afternoon of Nov. 7. (Google Maps)

Motor vehicle incident on Sooke Road causes traffic delay

District calls for patience while emergency crews respond

A motor vehicle incident on Sooke Road near Gillespie Road caused traffic delays on the afternoon of Nov. 7. (Google Maps)
Google Maps shows early days of construction the province says is now complete on Highway 1 near the Leigh Road overpass in Langford. (Google Maps)

Fourth lane opens on deadly stretch of Highway 1 in Langford

Construction zone speeds continue until work complete

Google Maps shows early days of construction the province says is now complete on Highway 1 near the Leigh Road overpass in Langford. (Google Maps)
Blanshard Street, between Burdett Avenue and Douglas Street, will be closed to traffic Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 while crews repave the road. (City of Victoria)

TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Blanshard Street will be closed this weekend

Crews will be repaving Blanshard Street between Burdett Avenue and Douglas Street

Blanshard Street, between Burdett Avenue and Douglas Street, will be closed to traffic Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 while crews repave the road. (City of Victoria)
Saanich implements single-lane traffic stretch on Prospect Lake Road along Clavert Park. (District of Saanich/Twitter)

Saanich makes one-way traffic permanent on segment of Prospect Lake Road

Prospect Lake Road to close near Calvert Park Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. for construction

Saanich implements single-lane traffic stretch on Prospect Lake Road along Clavert Park. (District of Saanich/Twitter)
Police will be diverting traffic between Island View Road and Amity Drive from 12 to 1 p.m. Oct. 23. (Google Maps)

Section of Pat Bay Highway closes for Mi’kmaq fishing rights demonstration

Police will be diverting traffic Oct. 23 from noon to 1 p.m between Island View Road and Amity Drive

Police will be diverting traffic between Island View Road and Amity Drive from 12 to 1 p.m. Oct. 23. (Google Maps)
Traffic alert
Traffic alert
(Left to right) Jagmeet Singh, federal NDP leader; Zeb King, Saanich North and the Islands NDP candidate; Telaxten (Paul Sam), Tsartlip Nation councillor; Laurel Collins, NDP Member of Parliament for Victoria; Gord John, NDP Member of Parliament for Courtenay-Alberni; Murray Rankin, NDP candidate for Oak Bay—Gordon Head visited Deep Cove on Oct. 17. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Federal NDP leader promises to champion freighter traffic control in Deep Cove

Jagmeet Singh, local NDP candidates spoke in North Saanich Saturday morning

(Left to right) Jagmeet Singh, federal NDP leader; Zeb King, Saanich North and the Islands NDP candidate; Telaxten (Paul Sam), Tsartlip Nation councillor; Laurel Collins, NDP Member of Parliament for Victoria; Gord John, NDP Member of Parliament for Courtenay-Alberni; Murray Rankin, NDP candidate for Oak Bay—Gordon Head visited Deep Cove on Oct. 17. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Film crews will be shooting on the Pat Bay Highway from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Oct. 14 and 15. Traffic control personnel will be guiding drivers through a planned detour. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Film crews will be shooting on the Pat Bay Highway from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Oct. 14 and 15. Traffic control personnel will be guiding drivers through a planned detour. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
West Shore RCMP recommends that drivers avoid the Millstream overpass on Sept. 26 and 27 as construction reduces traffic to one lane. (Image via Google Maps)

Construction slows weekend traffic at Millstream overpass

West Shore RCMP recommend Leigh Road exit instead

West Shore RCMP recommends that drivers avoid the Millstream overpass on Sept. 26 and 27 as construction reduces traffic to one lane. (Image via Google Maps)
Saanich emergency crews responded to a collision on the Pat Bay Highway at Haliburton Road on Saturday afternoon. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

TRAFFIC: Saanich emergency crews responding to Pat Bay Highway collision

Incident took place at Haliburton Road intersection

Saanich emergency crews responded to a collision on the Pat Bay Highway at Haliburton Road on Saturday afternoon. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
The driver of a beige vehicle crashed into the front of Motus Physiotherapy in Langford on Saturday (Sept. 26) afternoon. (Photo via Courtney Casselman‎)

UPDATED: Driver crashes into Langford physiotherapy business

No injuries, driver not impaired, police say

The driver of a beige vehicle crashed into the front of Motus Physiotherapy in Langford on Saturday (Sept. 26) afternoon. (Photo via Courtney Casselman‎)
Drivers heading northbound on the Trans Canada Highway on Saturday, Sept. 5 can expect delays due to traffic congestion. (Screenshot via PulsePoint)
Drivers heading northbound on the Trans Canada Highway on Saturday, Sept. 5 can expect delays due to traffic congestion. (Screenshot via PulsePoint)
McKenzie Road at Braefoot Park looking toward Borden Road where repaving work could cause noise this week. (Google Maps)

Noisy roadwork ahead for McKenzie Avenue as Saanich paving project begins

Work takes place 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily from Borden Street to Braefoot Road

McKenzie Road at Braefoot Park looking toward Borden Road where repaving work could cause noise this week. (Google Maps)
The new southbound loop ramp exit at the McKenzie Interchange opened Saturday, Aug. 15. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Ministry opens southbound loop exit at McKenzie Interchange

Traffic pattern change, new signage to direct drivers to correct lanes

The new southbound loop ramp exit at the McKenzie Interchange opened Saturday, Aug. 15. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
A motor vehicle incident on the Malahat north of the Shawnigan Lake exit may be impacting traffic. (Black Press Media file photo)
A motor vehicle incident on the Malahat north of the Shawnigan Lake exit may be impacting traffic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Starting Monday, Aug. 10, drivers headed to and from Colwood along Sooke Road can expect traffic delays due to sewage installation from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until early September. (City of Colwood)

Sewage installation to delay drivers along Sooke Road until early September

Construction starts Monday, Aug. 10 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Starting Monday, Aug. 10, drivers headed to and from Colwood along Sooke Road can expect traffic delays due to sewage installation from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until early September. (City of Colwood)
(Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Pedestrian injured in collision on Hillside Avenue

Traffic impacted between Douglas and Blanshard streets

(Black Press Media file photo)