trans-canada highway

The long-gone Sumallo Lodge on Highway 3 east of Hope, which played a role in the Hope Slide tragedy in January 1965, as seen in a photolog from July 21, 1966. (Photo credit: Ministry of Transportation)

Vintage video logs of B.C.’s highways a vivid trip back in time

‘Photologs’ were created in 1966, and are a window on a long-vanished world

 

The latest overpass to be broadsided by a vehicle in Langley is the rail overpass between Glover Road and 232nd Street, eastbound on Highway One. The overpass was hit at around 2 p.m. on Monday, July 18. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Eight and counting: another overpass hit by a truck

Provincial ministry plans to release a list of B.C. carriers who ‘have been cancelled for cause’

 

The boulder blocking the highway. (Kootenay National Park photo)

Massive boulder causes traffic trouble on Highway 93 near Radium

DriveBC really undersold it by describing it as ‘rocks on road’

 

Highway 3 closed at Hope, vehicles being turned around due to flooding in November. Upgrades to cell service are intended to make travel along the highway safer. (Facebook)

Cell coverage upgrades coming to Highway 3 from Hope to Keremeos

The upgrades are expected to be complete by fall 2024

Highway 3 closed at Hope, vehicles being turned around due to flooding in November. Upgrades to cell service are intended to make travel along the highway safer. (Facebook)
The first train crosses the new controlled, temporary at-grade level crossing of Highway 1 at Tank Hill north of Lytton on Jan. 14. (Photo credit: MOTI)

Highway 1 reopened to traffic between Lytton and Spences Bridge

Highway still closed between Lytton and Hope, due to record snowfall and avalanche risk

The first train crosses the new controlled, temporary at-grade level crossing of Highway 1 at Tank Hill north of Lytton on Jan. 14. (Photo credit: MOTI)
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The 200th Street interchange is being repaired from December, 2021 to summer of 2022. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The 200th Street interchange is being repaired from December, 2021 to summer of 2022. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Flood waters cover highway 1 in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Number of sites, looming winter, complicate ‘unprecedented’ B.C. highway repairs

B.C. government has already drawn up lists of available contractors and equipment

Flood waters cover highway 1 in Abbotsford, B.C., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Emergency crews are on scene of a vehicle fire, westbound at 264th Street on the Trans Canada Highway in Langley Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 9, 2021. The highway was shut down to make way for an air ambulance. (TOL Fire/Special to Langley Advance Times)

UPDATE: Witnesses report vehicle hood exploding before crash, Highway 1 in Langley re-opened

Lone vehicle occupant was transported to hospital via air ambulance

Emergency crews are on scene of a vehicle fire, westbound at 264th Street on the Trans Canada Highway in Langley Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 9, 2021. The highway was shut down to make way for an air ambulance. (TOL Fire/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Highway 1 at 264th Street looking west on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, just before 8 a.m. (DriveBC photo)
Highway 1 at 264th Street looking west on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, just before 8 a.m. (DriveBC photo)
A vehicle incident westbound on Highway 1 at the 216th Street exit is causing traffic Thursday morning, Oct. 28, 2021. This image shows Highway 1 at the 232nd Street Street Overpass looking westbound. (DriveBC)
A vehicle incident westbound on Highway 1 at the 216th Street exit is causing traffic Thursday morning, Oct. 28, 2021. This image shows Highway 1 at the 232nd Street Street Overpass looking westbound. (DriveBC)
Rainfall event sign on Highway 1 near Cache Creek that went up in the wake of the 2017 wildfire season. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)

Highway 1 to close between Lytton and Spences Bridge due to landslide risk

Significant rainfall poses post-fire hazard to Interior highways

Rainfall event sign on Highway 1 near Cache Creek that went up in the wake of the 2017 wildfire season. (Photo credit: Barbara Roden)
The right lane eastbound on the Trans Canada Highway was blocked for several hours on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, snarling commuter traffic after a truck failed to clear the Glover Road Overpass. (Fiberglass74/Twitter)

Highway 1 lane re-opens 12 hours after vehicle fails to clear Langley overpass

The incident was first reported around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday

The right lane eastbound on the Trans Canada Highway was blocked for several hours on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, snarling commuter traffic after a truck failed to clear the Glover Road Overpass. (Fiberglass74/Twitter)
Trans-Canada Highway, seen here at the 216th Street interchange in Langley. (Langley Advance Times file)
Trans-Canada Highway, seen here at the 216th Street interchange in Langley. (Langley Advance Times file)
Highway 1 at the 176th Street overpass, looking east on Aug. 23, 2021 around 2:45 p.m. (Drive BC)
Highway 1 at the 176th Street overpass, looking east on Aug. 23, 2021 around 2:45 p.m. (Drive BC)
Emergency crews were called to three-vehicle crash, involving a motorcycle at 264th Street and 56th Avenue on the south side of the Trans-Canada Highway on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021. One person was sent to hospital. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: 3-vehicle crash involving motorcycle in Aldergrove sends one to hospital

Emergency crews were called to 264th Street and 56th Avenue Monday evening

Emergency crews were called to three-vehicle crash, involving a motorcycle at 264th Street and 56th Avenue on the south side of the Trans-Canada Highway on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021. One person was sent to hospital. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A view of the Trans Canada Highway from the 232nd Street Overpass looking west around 11:40 a.m. July 28, 2021. (Drive BC)

Highway 1 grass fire in Langley caused by illegal camping, says Township firefighter

The incident occurred eastbound, just east of 200th Street

A view of the Trans Canada Highway from the 232nd Street Overpass looking west around 11:40 a.m. July 28, 2021. (Drive BC)
The new 216th Street interchange, at the freeway, opened in early September, 2020. (Langley Advance Times files)

Public input sought on Langley’s 216th Street traffic study

Traffic patterns are changing after the new interchange opened

The new 216th Street interchange, at the freeway, opened in early September, 2020. (Langley Advance Times files)
Trans Canada Highway at 264th Street in Langley, looking east around 7:30 a.m. on July 8, 2021. (Drive BC)

UPDATE: Stalled vehicle westbound in Langley on Highway 1 clear

Incident was first reported around 7:30 a.m.

Trans Canada Highway at 264th Street in Langley, looking east around 7:30 a.m. on July 8, 2021. (Drive BC)
A tree has reported fallen across 16 Avenue this morning, blocking traffic in both directions.

UPDATE: Incident on Highway 1 westbound in Langley cleared

Commuters should expect congestion as traffic clears

A tree has reported fallen across 16 Avenue this morning, blocking traffic in both directions.