Traffic

Quadra Street between Inverness Road and Cloverdale Avenue in Saanich was closed due to a gas leak Wednesday, Jan. 25. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

UPDATE: Evacuation order lifted after broken gas line clears Saanich neighbourhood

Traffic is being diverted and Cloverdale Elementary along with nearby homes have been evacuated

 

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

 

View Royal resident Sue-Anne Carter has been left feeling unsafe in her own home to the point where she can’t sleep after a string of car crashes which have barely missed her home at the corner of Burnside Road West and Eaton Avenue. (Justin Samanski-Langille/

‘It’s terrifying’: View Royal resident feels unsafe after multiple cars nearly hit her home

Town to conduct safety study after years of concerns over Burnside and Eaton intersection

 

Traffic back up on the corner of Garnet Road and Cedar Hill Road (Courtesy of Janet Black)

VIDEO: Saanich resident cites ‘extremely dangerous mix’ in demand for road changes

A lack of speed-slowing devices and crossings a concern as traffic near school increases

Traffic back up on the corner of Garnet Road and Cedar Hill Road (Courtesy of Janet Black)
There have been some suggestions of crossing guards at Vernon schools. (Photodisc/Thinkstock)
There have been some suggestions of crossing guards at Vernon schools. (Photodisc/Thinkstock)
A road sign on Blanshard Street in Downtown Victoria. (Chris Campbell photo)

Opinion: This is why downtown Victoria traffic is ‘bloody painful’

But are Victoria drivers actually spoiled compared to other areas?

A road sign on Blanshard Street in Downtown Victoria. (Chris Campbell photo)
Professional gardener Denis Canuel is angry about the volume of traffic along the Trans-Canada Highway through Duncan’s core. (Black Press file)

Traffic light out on Duncan highway corridor an emergency says commuter, 911 disagrees

Man chastized by authorities for calling 911 for what he deems was a clear threat to public safety

Professional gardener Denis Canuel is angry about the volume of traffic along the Trans-Canada Highway through Duncan’s core. (Black Press file)
The City of Colwood is studying traffic calming solutions like speed cushions to address long-standing speeding concerns on Lagoon Road. (Courtesy of Google Maps)

‘Dangerous’: Colwood eyes speed cushions to slow speeders

Speeding concerns on Lagoon Road have been raised for many years

The City of Colwood is studying traffic calming solutions like speed cushions to address long-standing speeding concerns on Lagoon Road. (Courtesy of Google Maps)
Traffic is backed up on the Malahat near Finlayson Arm Road at 3:20 p.m.. (Courtesy of DriveBC)
Traffic is backed up on the Malahat near Finlayson Arm Road at 3:20 p.m.. (Courtesy of DriveBC)
Crews from two departments include Central Saanich responded to the aftermath of a collision on Highway 17 that sent this vehicle down an embankment near the future Keating Flyover. (Ryan Vantreight/Submitted)

Monday morning collision sends vehicle down Central Saanich embankment

Two women suffered non-critical injuries in incident that happened Monday morning at 10:30 a.m.

Crews from two departments include Central Saanich responded to the aftermath of a collision on Highway 17 that sent this vehicle down an embankment near the future Keating Flyover. (Ryan Vantreight/Submitted)
The Okanagan Connector is closed due to a vehicle incident. (DriveBC)
The Okanagan Connector is closed due to a vehicle incident. (DriveBC)
Central Saanich is asking the public to move vehicles off the road as crews continue to plow. (District of Central Saanich/Facebook)

Central Saanich crews continue plowing but already preparing for thawing

Central Saanich includes 136 kilometres of paved roads and two kilometres of unpaved roads

Central Saanich is asking the public to move vehicles off the road as crews continue to plow. (District of Central Saanich/Facebook)
Anthony Thomas, 27, has been convicted in the death of a 51-year-old pedestrian, killed in Central Saanich. (Black Press File Photo)

Family in tears as driver sentenced in ‘heartbreaking’ Central Saanich crash

Anthony Thomas killed one woman in a crash that also left her sister with life-altering injuries

Anthony Thomas, 27, has been convicted in the death of a 51-year-old pedestrian, killed in Central Saanich. (Black Press File Photo)
The District of Highlands is warning motorists to expect closures on a section of Ross Durrance Road in December as BC Hydro crews perform tree work. (Black Press Media file photo)

Highlands warning of road closure for tree work

A section of Ross Durrance Road will be closed during business hours Dec. 9 to 21

The District of Highlands is warning motorists to expect closures on a section of Ross Durrance Road in December as BC Hydro crews perform tree work. (Black Press Media file photo)
Emergency crews work on a flood-damaged section of the Malahat. (Courtesy Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

Machinery on the move: Malahat lane closures in effect Tuesday night

Repairs ongoing since record-breaking rain washed out segment of Trans-Canada Highway

Emergency crews work on a flood-damaged section of the Malahat. (Courtesy Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
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)
View Royal resident Ryan Painter has launched a petition to ask the province to look into building a noise barrier between the Trans-Canada Highway and his Thetis Vale neighbourhood due to concerns about noise levels. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

View Royal residents launch petition calling for highway noise barrier

Residents in Thetis Vale have recorded traffic sound levels in the 80-decibel range

View Royal resident Ryan Painter has launched a petition to ask the province to look into building a noise barrier between the Trans-Canada Highway and his Thetis Vale neighbourhood due to concerns about noise levels. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Colwood Fire Rescue responded to a two-vehicle crash Friday (Nov. 18.) at Colwood Corners which left two people with minor injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two-vehicle crash leaves two with minor injuries in Colwood

Crews were called to the 1900-block of Sooke Road around 11:17 a.m.

Colwood Fire Rescue responded to a two-vehicle crash Friday (Nov. 18.) at Colwood Corners which left two people with minor injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)
Traffic grinds to a halt during the Nov. 2 morning commute through the Langford area. (Google Maps)

Rain wreaks havoc on Greater Victoria morning commute

Special weather statement warns of more heavy rain, wind on the way

Traffic grinds to a halt during the Nov. 2 morning commute through the Langford area. (Google Maps)
Shelbourne Street near San Juan Avenue was closed Tuesday morning while police investigated a collision between a motorist and a child. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

UPDATE: Saanich road reopens after child hit in crosswalk, taken to hospital

Shelbourne Street and San Juan Avenue area closed for about two hours

Shelbourne Street near San Juan Avenue was closed Tuesday morning while police investigated a collision between a motorist and a child. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)