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A B.C. Coroners Service report found the minivan driver involved in a fatal Malahat crash was speeding at the time of impact. That driver faces six charges in the collision, which killed 46-year-old Vancouver man David Tilley. (File photo courtesy June Maffin)

Minivan driver’s speed a factor in fatal 2018 Malahat crash

Driver was travelling at 101 km/h in a construction zone

A B.C. Coroners Service report found the minivan driver involved in a fatal Malahat crash was speeding at the time of impact. That driver faces six charges in the collision, which killed 46-year-old Vancouver man David Tilley. (File photo courtesy June Maffin)
Traffic is clearing up after a trailer was overturned along the Malahat nearby Okotoks Road on Wednesday afternoon. (Twitter/Emcon Services Inc.)

UPDATED: Traffic cleared after trailer overturned on Malahat

Congestion easing up for drivers nearby Okotoks Road

Traffic is clearing up after a trailer was overturned along the Malahat nearby Okotoks Road on Wednesday afternoon. (Twitter/Emcon Services Inc.)
A motorcycle crash on the Malahat caused traffic delays up to four hours in the northbound lane on Saturday afternoon. (Google Maps)

One dead following motorcycle crash on Malahat

Malahat reopened shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday

A motorcycle crash on the Malahat caused traffic delays up to four hours in the northbound lane on Saturday afternoon. (Google Maps)
Emergency crews are responding to a crash in Cobble Hill nearby Fisher Road and the Trans-Canada Highway. (Photo by Colby Perkins)

UPDATED: RCMP investigating serious crash in Cobble Hill

Emergency crews shut down intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Fisher Road

Emergency crews are responding to a crash in Cobble Hill nearby Fisher Road and the Trans-Canada Highway. (Photo by Colby Perkins)
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Traffic impacted on the Malahat near Goldstream Park

Reported crash in northbound lane of highway

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A crash on the Malahat is causing traffic back ups near Okotoks Drive. (Drive BC Highway Cam)

UPDATED: Crash snarls early morning Malahat traffic

Incident backed up commuters near Okotoks Drive

A crash on the Malahat is causing traffic back ups near Okotoks Drive. (Drive BC Highway Cam)
A reader travelling over the Malahat Monday morning submitted photos of the flurries they encountered. (Submitted)

Flurries fall on Malahat Monday morning

Showers expected off and on for rest of the day

A reader travelling over the Malahat Monday morning submitted photos of the flurries they encountered. (Submitted)
Traffic is at a standstill on the Malahat near Finlayson Arm Road due to a reported truck rollover. (Submitted by Lisa Gregus)
Traffic is at a standstill on the Malahat near Finlayson Arm Road due to a reported truck rollover. (Submitted by Lisa Gregus)
Traffic is delayed in the Tunnel Hill area of the Malahat due to a single vehicle collision. (Google Maps image)

Minor delays on Malahat after Tuesday afternoon collision

A vehicle struck a barrier post in the Tunnel Hill area

Traffic is delayed in the Tunnel Hill area of the Malahat due to a single vehicle collision. (Google Maps image)
A CRD safety commission survey shows majority of the respondents are in favour of point-to-point speed cameras on the Malahat. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News staff)

UPDATED: Malahat point-to-point cameras receive strong support, public survey shows

The survey was conducted by the CRD safety commission this past February and March

A CRD safety commission survey shows majority of the respondents are in favour of point-to-point speed cameras on the Malahat. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News staff)
The three different colours detail the three different stages of Pat Clements’ proposed alternative to the Malahat. Red is the 10-year plan, green represents the 20-year plan and the purple line represents the addition for the 50-year plan. (Map courtesy of Pat Clements)

Alternative highway plan to the Malahat looking to gain traction

Pat Clements detailed a 50-year transportation network in three stages

The three different colours detail the three different stages of Pat Clements’ proposed alternative to the Malahat. Red is the 10-year plan, green represents the 20-year plan and the purple line represents the addition for the 50-year plan. (Map courtesy of Pat Clements)
New traffic improvements on the Malahat deemed unsafe by east side residents. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

Malahat community say new turnaround increases risk of collision

New turnaround’s poor sight lines and high speed of on-coming traffic leave drivers feeling unsafe

New traffic improvements on the Malahat deemed unsafe by east side residents. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)
A group on Facebook is calling for a section of the Malahat to be named Patterson Pass in honour of former Malahat Fire Chief Rob Patterson. (Photo contributed)

Call to rename part of Malahat in honour of former Fire Chief Rob Patterson

Fire chief pushed for safety improvements before his death in 2017

  • Oct 3, 2018
A group on Facebook is calling for a section of the Malahat to be named Patterson Pass in honour of former Malahat Fire Chief Rob Patterson. (Photo contributed)
Malahat line painting still underway nightly

Malahat line painting still underway nightly

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure expects to have the fourth lane open soon

Malahat line painting still underway nightly
Falling rocks closed the Malahat for three hours on Monday morning as geotechnical engineers conducted an assessment. (Photo courtesy of BC Transportation)

Malahat closed an average of once per month, says Ministry of Transportation

Highway has been closed eight times this year due to vehicle incidents

Falling rocks closed the Malahat for three hours on Monday morning as geotechnical engineers conducted an assessment. (Photo courtesy of BC Transportation)
Traffic slows southbound on the Malahat after truck incident. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Wettlaufer)
Traffic slows southbound on the Malahat after truck incident. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Wettlaufer)
Poll: Do we need an alternate route between the capital region and the rest of Vancouver Island?

Poll: Do we need an alternate route between the capital region and the rest of Vancouver Island?

Monday’s Malahat closure renews calls for secondary route

  • Sep 10, 2018
Poll: Do we need an alternate route between the capital region and the rest of Vancouver Island?