trans-canada highway

A group on Facebook is calling for a section of the Malahat to be named Patterson Pass in honour of former Malahat Fire Chief Rob Patterson. (Photo contributed)

Call to rename part of Malahat in honour of former Fire Chief Rob Patterson

Fire chief pushed for safety improvements before his death in 2017

  • Oct 3, 2018
A group on Facebook is calling for a section of the Malahat to be named Patterson Pass in honour of former Malahat Fire Chief Rob Patterson. (Photo contributed)
Malahat line painting still underway nightly

Malahat line painting still underway nightly

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure expects to have the fourth lane open soon

Malahat line painting still underway nightly
A rock the size of a small car obstructs the Trans-Canada Highway at Three Valley Gap, April 18, 2018. (Revelstoke Review)

B.C. Highway 1 widening to Alberta demanded for decades

Future sections to use union-only construction deal

A rock the size of a small car obstructs the Trans-Canada Highway at Three Valley Gap, April 18, 2018. (Revelstoke Review)
Congestion on the Trans-Canada Highway started in build in Langford at around noon. This is a traffic cam shot from 2:16 p.m. Friday. (DriveBC traffic cam)

Long weekend traffic causing delays on the Trans-Canada Highway

Some congestion in Langford due to Goldstream Park bottleneck

Congestion on the Trans-Canada Highway started in build in Langford at around noon. This is a traffic cam shot from 2:16 p.m. Friday. (DriveBC traffic cam)
Island man leads police on brief chase on Malahat

Island man leads police on brief chase on Malahat

Motorcyclist slapped with violation tickets

Island man leads police on brief chase on Malahat
An ATV was used for queue management and to distribute water to motorists waiting during the Malahat closure Thursday. (Photo by @TranBC/Twitter)

Saanich Inlet bridge billion-dollar price tag too expensive says ministry

Malahat alternatives not practical from engineering, budget standpoint

An ATV was used for queue management and to distribute water to motorists waiting during the Malahat closure Thursday. (Photo by @TranBC/Twitter)
Emergency crews responding to a two-vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada Highway in Goldstream Provincial Park that closed the roadway for roughly 13 hours. (Photo courtesy of BC Transportation/Twitter )

Seven years later, what’s changed since the 2011 Malahat fuel truck crash and closure?

Trans-Canada Highway reopens to traffic Friday morning after roughly 13-hour closure

Emergency crews responding to a two-vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada Highway in Goldstream Provincial Park that closed the roadway for roughly 13 hours. (Photo courtesy of BC Transportation/Twitter )
Malahat closure snarls traffic

Malahat closure snarls traffic

Trans-Canada Highway reopens to traffic early Friday morning

Malahat closure snarls traffic
Backups on the Malahat were lengthy last summer with construction closing one northbound lane. The province reopened the lane in August to help with the flow of traffic on weekends. (Twitter: @kridan0103)

UPDATED: Second lane through Malahat Village opened Wednesday morning

Lane will open for weekends throughout the summer

Backups on the Malahat were lengthy last summer with construction closing one northbound lane. The province reopened the lane in August to help with the flow of traffic on weekends. (Twitter: @kridan0103)
The region’s transportation problems are no secret. (File photo)

Residents weigh in with suggestions to fix traffic problems

LRT, dedicated bus lanes, counter flow lanes and more

The region’s transportation problems are no secret. (File photo)
The Colwood Crawl stretches as seen from the Helmcken Road overpass in View Royal. Traffic stretches past the Thetis Lake exit. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Buses remain key to solving Colwood Crawl, say local politicians

Minister Claire Trevena says EN corridor not quickest way to relieve gridlock

The Colwood Crawl stretches as seen from the Helmcken Road overpass in View Royal. Traffic stretches past the Thetis Lake exit. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Local municipal reps sat down with provincial players to talk about priority bus lanes on the Trans-Canada Highway. (Goldstream Gazette file photo)

Key players talk bus lanes to help with Colwood Crawl

Local municipal reps pushing for Trans-Canada Highway fix

  • Nov 7, 2017
Local municipal reps sat down with provincial players to talk about priority bus lanes on the Trans-Canada Highway. (Goldstream Gazette file photo)
(DriveBC/Screenshot)

Malahat back to single lanes after the long weekend

Work stoppages for blasting activities to resume

  • Oct 5, 2017
(DriveBC/Screenshot)
Blast mats, made of old rubber tires, migrate across the landscape as blasting continues during the first phase of the McKenzie interchange construction. Travis Paterson/Black Press

First phase of McKenzie interchange reaches halfway point

Traffic slowdowns on Trans-Canada Highway occurring mainly at night

Blast mats, made of old rubber tires, migrate across the landscape as blasting continues during the first phase of the McKenzie interchange construction. Travis Paterson/Black Press