Traffic

Chalet Road will remain closed for several months following flooding on Nov. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)

North Saanich won’t reopen Chalet Road until spring 2022

Flooding on Nov. 15 forced closure; emergency construction set to start soon

 

The Esquimalt Celebration of Lights parade rings in the Christmas spirit Dec. 5 starting with the parade at 5 p.m. along Esquimalt Road from Canteen Road to Esquimalt Plaza. (Black Press Media file photo)

Esquimalt gearing up for seasonal celebration

From lightup parade to holiday entertainment, Celebration of Lights brightens spirits Dec. 5

The Esquimalt Celebration of Lights parade rings in the Christmas spirit Dec. 5 starting with the parade at 5 p.m. along Esquimalt Road from Canteen Road to Esquimalt Plaza. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich Police Department officers seen in front of 3293 Douglas St. on Nov. 28. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Saanich Police Department officers seen in front of 3293 Douglas St. on Nov. 28. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
The first vehicles in over a week pass through the McCallum area on Thursday (Nov. 25). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Highway 1 reopens to the Fraser Valley

Reopening will reduce congestion along Highway 7, officials say

The first vehicles in over a week pass through the McCallum area on Thursday (Nov. 25). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
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VicPD seeks witnesses, video footage of reported crash between bike and car

Small, grey car said to have struck cyclist at Graham Street and Topaz Avenue on Wednesday morning

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Emergency crews responded to a multi-vehichle incident at the corner of Shelbourne Street and McKenzie Avenue. (Black Press Media file photo)
Emergency crews responded to a multi-vehichle incident at the corner of Shelbourne Street and McKenzie Avenue. (Black Press Media file photo)
Road projects in Sooke will impact drivers in the coming days, says the District of Sooke. (Kevin Laird- - Sooke News Mirror)

Sooke motorists will face more delays due to road projects

Short-term traffic disruptions at Church and Otter Point roads

Road projects in Sooke will impact drivers in the coming days, says the District of Sooke. (Kevin Laird- - Sooke News Mirror)
Crews work to repair erosion on West Saanich Road after a Nov. 15 storm. The section of road reopened late Nov. 21. (Courtesy District of Saanich)

West Saanich Road reopens to traffic between Hartland and Prospect Lake

Single-lane alternating traffic remains as repairs continue

Crews work to repair erosion on West Saanich Road after a Nov. 15 storm. The section of road reopened late Nov. 21. (Courtesy District of Saanich)
Near the No. 3 Road exit as seen from Highway 1 on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Section of Hwy. 1 between Chilliwack, Hope opens to essential traffic only

Regular travel open west of Agassiz along Lougheed Highway

Near the No. 3 Road exit as seen from Highway 1 on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Traffic footage from 5:03 p.m. on Nov. 18 shows a police vehicle in the intersection. (DriveBC)

UPDATE: Evening traffic now moving smoothly after blockage on Hwy 17 in Central Saanich

Police were on scene as unconfirmed reports of a protest emerged

Traffic footage from 5:03 p.m. on Nov. 18 shows a police vehicle in the intersection. (DriveBC)
Overnight closures were previously expected to last until Nov. 22. (Courtesy of Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

Malahat to reopen 24 hours a day

Single-lane alternating traffic can continue around the clock

Overnight closures were previously expected to last until Nov. 22. (Courtesy of Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
Crews are working to repair erosion damage caused by Monday’s storm. (District of Saanich)

Section of West Saanich Road will remain closed until Nov. 22

District of Saanich says time needed to repair storm damage

Crews are working to repair erosion damage caused by Monday’s storm. (District of Saanich)
BC Ferries’ Coastal Celebration vessel has been reassigned from its regular route to accommodate one round trip sailing between Nanaimo and Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
BC Ferries’ Coastal Celebration vessel has been reassigned from its regular route to accommodate one round trip sailing between Nanaimo and Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
Snow is once again in the forecast for the Malahat area. (File photo submitted)

Snow forecast for Thursday on Malahat

With temperature dropping to freezing, conditions on Hwy. 1 roadway could worsen again

Snow is once again in the forecast for the Malahat area. (File photo submitted)
Sooke School District buses are late picking up students Wednesday morning after struggling to get through the Malahat closure traffic. (Black Press Media file photo)

Malahat congestion delaying West Shore buses from picking up students

All SD62 buses are on their way as of 8 a.m., superintendent says

Sooke School District buses are late picking up students Wednesday morning after struggling to get through the Malahat closure traffic. (Black Press Media file photo)
A trio dances in the street while awaiting their turn to traverse the Malahat on Tuesday. (Video courtesy Arnold Lim)

VIDEO: Trio dances in traffic to ease stress of waiting on the Malahat

Film crew rolls back into Greater Victoria after a night stranded at summer camp

A trio dances in the street while awaiting their turn to traverse the Malahat on Tuesday. (Video courtesy Arnold Lim)
Curby Klaibert, of the Saanich & Oak Bay Safety Network, and Mollie Kaye renew calls for changes to the Y intersection, featuring a stop sign and flashing lights, where drivers tend not to stop. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
Curby Klaibert, of the Saanich & Oak Bay Safety Network, and Mollie Kaye renew calls for changes to the Y intersection, featuring a stop sign and flashing lights, where drivers tend not to stop. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
Expanded sidewalks will remain on Oak Bay Avenue. (Black Press Media file photo)

Pedestrian safety changes in Oak Bay become more concrete

Bad drivers can’t crush Crescent Road sidewalk changes

Expanded sidewalks will remain on Oak Bay Avenue. (Black Press Media file photo)