trans-canada highway

MLA irked by budget hike for Highway 1 expansion in Shuswap

MLA irked by budget hike for Highway 1 expansion in Shuswap

Former Transportation Minister Todd Stone critical of $61.1 million increase

  • May 11, 2020
MLA irked by budget hike for Highway 1 expansion in Shuswap
A pile of trash was left scattered on the ground at the Highway 1 rest area west of Sicamous. (Ann Altmeyer photo)

Illegal dumping increasing along Highway 1 in the Shuswap

Highways contractor frustrated by inability to hold people accountable

A pile of trash was left scattered on the ground at the Highway 1 rest area west of Sicamous. (Ann Altmeyer photo)
Highway 1 open west of Revelstoke

Highway 1 open west of Revelstoke

Mudslide closed the road in both directions shortly before 7 a.m. Sunday

Highway 1 open west of Revelstoke
UPDATED: Traffic moving again on TCH west of Revelstoke

UPDATED: Traffic moving again on TCH west of Revelstoke

Mudslide closed road in both directions shortly before 7 a.m. Sunday

UPDATED: Traffic moving again on TCH west of Revelstoke
A stretch of Highway 1 through Chase will be expanded to four lanes starting in late summer. (Province of British Columbia)

Trans-Canada Highway to be expanded to four lanes in Chase

The project will ensure safety and efficiency for travellers and commercial truck drivers

A stretch of Highway 1 through Chase will be expanded to four lanes starting in late summer. (Province of British Columbia)
The replacement of the RW Bruhn Bridge is expected to commence this year. (Jim Elliot-Eagle Valley News)

Bruhn Bridge replacement work along Highway 1 on schedule to commence in 2020

Major construction may not begin until 2021, but some utilities are expected to be moved this year

The replacement of the RW Bruhn Bridge is expected to commence this year. (Jim Elliot-Eagle Valley News)
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure made changes improving safety of the Balmoral Road/Trans-Canada Highway Intersection, but some local residents feel improvements to nearby underpasses are also required. (MOTI Image)

South Shuswap residents criticize upgrades to Balmoral Road/Highway 1 intersection

Reliance on frontage roads and narrow underpasses near Blind Bay not good enough

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure made changes improving safety of the Balmoral Road/Trans-Canada Highway Intersection, but some local residents feel improvements to nearby underpasses are also required. (MOTI Image)
Avalanche on Highway 1 over Rogers Pass March 29. (Twitter)

Avalanche blocked Highway 1 near Revelstoke yesterday

Highway 1 over Rogers Pass was closed for most of the day

Avalanche on Highway 1 over Rogers Pass March 29. (Twitter)
Looking East at 10 Mile Brake Check on the Trans Canada Highway at Kicking Horse Canyon, east of Golden. Traffic is backed up due to a highway closure. (DriveBC)

UPDATE: Trans Canada Highway now open to single-lane alternating traffic east of Golden

The highway was closed all March 1 due to a rockslide

Looking East at 10 Mile Brake Check on the Trans Canada Highway at Kicking Horse Canyon, east of Golden. Traffic is backed up due to a highway closure. (DriveBC)
Couple in crash on Highway 1 mistake Shuswap for Lower Mainland

Couple in crash on Highway 1 mistake Shuswap for Lower Mainland

Chase RCMP report Mercedes Benz collides with transport truck

Couple in crash on Highway 1 mistake Shuswap for Lower Mainland
A major vehicle collision has closed BC Highway 1 has been closed in both directions near Three Valley Gap. (Contributed)

Fiery collision involving truck closes Highway 1 at Three Valley Gap

Drivers should expect major delays and congestion; estimated time of re-opening is 2 p.m.

A major vehicle collision has closed BC Highway 1 has been closed in both directions near Three Valley Gap. (Contributed)
Update: Vehicle incident near Revelstoke closes Highway 1

Update: Vehicle incident near Revelstoke closes Highway 1

DriveBC estimates road to open by 4 a.m.

Update: Vehicle incident near Revelstoke closes Highway 1
Drive BC is reporting a highway closure in the Three Valley Gap area west of Revelstoke. (Drive BC Image)

Collision closes Highway 1 at Three Valley Gap

Reports suggest accident involved two semi trucks

Drive BC is reporting a highway closure in the Three Valley Gap area west of Revelstoke. (Drive BC Image)
Leslie and Howard Hallett pose with Leslie’s 1942 45 Harley Davidson. Howard was killed in a vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada Highway just east of Salmon Arm on Tuesday night, Feb. 4. (Photo contributed)

‘A big-hearted gentle giant’ killed in collision in Shuswap on Highway 1

Motorcycle community mourns loss of iconic member

Leslie and Howard Hallett pose with Leslie’s 1942 45 Harley Davidson. Howard was killed in a vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada Highway just east of Salmon Arm on Tuesday night, Feb. 4. (Photo contributed)
This Drive BC image shows the place where what RCMP have confirmed was a fatal collision took place on the Trans-Canada Highway between Salmon Arm and Canoe on Tuesday night, Feb. 4. (Drive BC image)

Update: Three vehicles involved in fatal collision on Highway 1 near Salmon Arm

Two semis and one pickup truck collided Tuesday, Feb. 4 about 8 p.m.

This Drive BC image shows the place where what RCMP have confirmed was a fatal collision took place on the Trans-Canada Highway between Salmon Arm and Canoe on Tuesday night, Feb. 4. (Drive BC image)
Highway 1 closed near Sicamous due to vehicle incident

Highway 1 closed near Sicamous due to vehicle incident

DriveBC does not give an estimation for reopening

Highway 1 closed near Sicamous due to vehicle incident
Column: Drivers not slowing down and moving over, putting others at risk

Column: Drivers not slowing down and moving over, putting others at risk

Ride Between the Lines by Gina Gregg

  • Feb 4, 2020
Column: Drivers not slowing down and moving over, putting others at risk
Heavy snow expected for Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm

Heavy snow expected for Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm

Up to 25 centimetres forecast from Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass

Heavy snow expected for Highway 1 east of Salmon Arm
The Trans-Canada Highway will be closed east of Golden until at least 7 p.m. (Google Map image)

Trans-Canada closed east of Golden due to avalanche hazard

The highway is estimated to reopen around 7 p.m.

The Trans-Canada Highway will be closed east of Golden until at least 7 p.m. (Google Map image)
The Trans-Canada will be closed east of Revelstoke today starting at 11 a.m. (Google Maps)

Trans-Canada to close at 11 a.m. for avalanche work

The highway will be closed until 2 p.m.

The Trans-Canada will be closed east of Revelstoke today starting at 11 a.m. (Google Maps)