Traffic

Police in Vernon seized nearly 1.5 million contraband cigarettes after a traffic stop was conducted on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. (RCMP photo)

Police seize 1.5 million illegal cigarettes after B.C. traffic stop

A North Okanagan man was arrested and released from custody pending a future court date

 

Port Mann Bridge. (Transportation Investment Corp.)

Dump truck catches fire on Port Mann Bridge

Nobody was injured but traffic brought to a crawl

 

Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey driver convicted of leaving crash, knowing people were injured, loses appeal

Drivers of other vehicles were injured, with driver of flipped car sustaining most serious injuries

 

The Okanagan Connector is closed due to a vehicle incident. (DriveBC)
The Okanagan Connector is closed due to a vehicle incident. (DriveBC)
Weeeeee! But seriously, it’s definitely not all been fun for motorists Tuesday, Dec. 20 as Surrey exchanged typical traffic congestion for a blanket of white. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Stay home, Surrey Mounties and firefighters advise after heavy snowfall

For up-to-date information about road conditions, check out drivebc.ca

Weeeeee! But seriously, it’s definitely not all been fun for motorists Tuesday, Dec. 20 as Surrey exchanged typical traffic congestion for a blanket of white. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Army reservists will be in Chilliwack for Exercise Paladin Response, an annual training exercise, from Dec. 26 to 31, 2022 and increased traffic of large military vehicles is expected in some areas in and around Cultus Lake. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Increased traffic expected near Cultus Lake as military training runs between Christmas and New Year

Army reservists will be in town for Exercise Paladin Response starting on Boxing Day

Army reservists will be in Chilliwack for Exercise Paladin Response, an annual training exercise, from Dec. 26 to 31, 2022 and increased traffic of large military vehicles is expected in some areas in and around Cultus Lake. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Police investigate fatal pedestrian collision in Fleetwood Sunday night, in the 8200-block of 168 Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Fleetwood pedestrian dies of injuries

Man, 23, hit by vehicle in the 8200-block of 168 Street Sunday night

Police investigate fatal pedestrian collision in Fleetwood Sunday night, in the 8200-block of 168 Street. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Artist’s conception of what 80 Avenue will look like after it is widened to four lanes from two between Scott Road and King George Boulevard. (Image surrey.ca)

Surrey council awards $10M contract to improve 80 Avenue in Newton

Contract involves widening 80 Avenue from Scott Road to 128 Street

Artist’s conception of what 80 Avenue will look like after it is widened to four lanes from two between Scott Road and King George Boulevard. (Image surrey.ca)
(Submitted photo by TransLink)

Pattullo Bridge closed 10 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday

Overnight closure is for annual seismic and wind-monitoring tests

(Submitted photo by TransLink)
Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting is preparing for winter driving conditions with a chilly, potentially snowy forecast on the way. (file photo)

Lower Mainland commuters urged to be ready for winter driving conditions

Mainroad preparing for potentially snowy, icy conditions on Port Mann, Alex Fraser bridges

Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting is preparing for winter driving conditions with a chilly, potentially snowy forecast on the way. (file photo)
Juilet Bridge on the Coquihalla highway. (B.C. Transportation)

Coquihalla and Okanagan Connector on winter storm watch

The storm is expected to hit the highways with 20 centimetres of snow on Saturday night (Nov. 25)

Juilet Bridge on the Coquihalla highway. (B.C. Transportation)

Excessive speeding in Surrey costs driver $365 and their vehicle

Vehicle impounded for 7 days after driver caught going twice the speed limit on Colebrook Road

From left, Langley MLA Megan Dykeman, Minister of Transportation Rob Fleming, Cloverdale-Langley City MP John Aldag, and Langley Township Mayor Eric Woodward were at the groundbreaking ceremony last week for the replacement of the Glover Road highway overpass. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Work begins to replace battered Glover Road overpass

Change is part of new highway upgrades to six lanes from current four

From left, Langley MLA Megan Dykeman, Minister of Transportation Rob Fleming, Cloverdale-Langley City MP John Aldag, and Langley Township Mayor Eric Woodward were at the groundbreaking ceremony last week for the replacement of the Glover Road highway overpass. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
A serious, head-on crash overnight on Highway 99 sent at least two people to hospital, according to a witness. (Shane MacKichan photo)

UPDATE: Head-on crash on Highway 99 in South Surrey, police suspect alcohol and speed to be a factor

Incident happened around 12:15 a.m. and sent at least two to hospital, says witness

  • Oct 15, 2022
A serious, head-on crash overnight on Highway 99 sent at least two people to hospital, according to a witness. (Shane MacKichan photo)
The new Nordel Way crossing over Highway 91 opens to traffic on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (Province of British Columbia/Flickr photo)

New crossing at Nordel Way and Highway 91 opens Friday

Crossing is last interchange being built as part of Highway 91/17 and Deltaport Way Upgrade Project

The new Nordel Way crossing over Highway 91 opens to traffic on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (Province of British Columbia/Flickr photo)
Three people were safely removed from the wreckage of a vehicle following a single-vehicle crash in Agassiz early Sunday morning. (Contributed Photo)

Three escape rollover crash in Agassiz with only minor injuries

Speed, alcohol may have played a part, RCMP say

Three people were safely removed from the wreckage of a vehicle following a single-vehicle crash in Agassiz early Sunday morning. (Contributed Photo)
Northbound traffic on the Sea to Sky Highway near Lions Bay is backed up Sept. 27 due to a vehicle crash, as shown by Drive BC highway camera. (Drive BC)

Major crash caused traffic mayhem on Sea to Sky Highway near Lions Bay

Traffic being diverted into southbound lane as of 2 p.m.

Northbound traffic on the Sea to Sky Highway near Lions Bay is backed up Sept. 27 due to a vehicle crash, as shown by Drive BC highway camera. (Drive BC)
Artist’s conception of what 80 Avenue will look like after it is widened to four lanes from two between Scott Road and King George Boulevard. (Image surrey.ca)

Surrey widening 80 Avenue to 4 lanes between Scott Road and King George

‘It needs a lot of work, that’s for sure,’ Coun. Doug Elford said of the busy stretch of road in Newton

Artist’s conception of what 80 Avenue will look like after it is widened to four lanes from two between Scott Road and King George Boulevard. (Image surrey.ca)
The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO BC) is investigating whether or not police action contributed to several injuries during a crash on the Lougheed Highway near Agassiz involving a stolen vehicle. (File photo)

B.C. watchdog investigating police chase that sent 2 suspects, 2 civilians to hospital

Driver of suspect vehicle crashed into civilian one along Lougheed Highway in Agassiz Sept. 17

The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO BC) is investigating whether or not police action contributed to several injuries during a crash on the Lougheed Highway near Agassiz involving a stolen vehicle. (File photo)
Traffic crossed the 232nd Street overpass on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Drivers have been restricted to a single alternating lane since a dump truck and trailer failed to clear the structure in June, causing $1 million worth of damage. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Seven weeks of overnight road closures for Hwy. 1 overpass

Repairs get underway on damaged 232nd Street interchange, forcing detours to 200th Street

Traffic crossed the 232nd Street overpass on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Drivers have been restricted to a single alternating lane since a dump truck and trailer failed to clear the structure in June, causing $1 million worth of damage. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)