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Google Maps shows early days of construction the province says is now complete on Highway 1 near the Leigh Road overpass in Langford. (Google Maps)

Fourth lane opens on deadly stretch of Highway 1 in Langford

Construction zone speeds continue until work complete

 

The new southbound loop ramp exit at the McKenzie interchange opened Saturday, Aug. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)

Overnight shutdown of Highway 1 at McKenzie interchange for sign installation

Traffic will be impacted in both directions, detour available

 

The new southbound loop ramp exit at the McKenzie interchange opened Saturday, Aug. 15. (Black Press Media file photo)

McKenzie interchange project drives towards completion

Motorists asked to continue following construction zone signage as crews will be on site into the fall

 

One person died following a head-on crash on an undivided corner of the Trans-Canada Highway between Leigh Road and West Shore Parkway in Langford in January 2019. (File photo from BC Transportation/Twitter)

Work ahead of schedule to improve deadly stretch of Trans-Canada Highway in Langford

Temporary measures were installed after two fatal crashes in less than a month

One person died following a head-on crash on an undivided corner of the Trans-Canada Highway between Leigh Road and West Shore Parkway in Langford in January 2019. (File photo from BC Transportation/Twitter)
A still from Golden resident Chad Willox’s dashcam footage shows a westbound semi and trailer colliding with a pickup truck before his own vehicle hit the trailer during a six-vehicle collision on Highway 1 west of Sicamous on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. (Chad Willox-Facebook image)

‘Blessed to be alive’: Dashcam video captures Highway 1 collision with semi near Shuswap

Golden resident shares harrowing footage from July 15 incident

A still from Golden resident Chad Willox’s dashcam footage shows a westbound semi and trailer colliding with a pickup truck before his own vehicle hit the trailer during a six-vehicle collision on Highway 1 west of Sicamous on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. (Chad Willox-Facebook image)
The multi-use overpass at the new McKenzie Interchange is officially open. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Pedestrian, cycling overpass now open at McKenzie Interchange

Bridge connects Portage Road, Galloping Goose Regional Trail

The multi-use overpass at the new McKenzie Interchange is officially open. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Will Vader, seen on the left wearing the green shirt, pulled the woman and her baby from the car minutes before it burst into flames. Facebook photo.

VIDEO: Good Samaritans save woman, baby from burning Jeep on B.C. highway

Jeep burst into flames minutes after roll-over crash caused by road rage

Will Vader, seen on the left wearing the green shirt, pulled the woman and her baby from the car minutes before it burst into flames. Facebook photo.
Traffic will be reduced to single lane in both directions on Highway 1 at the McKenzie Interchange between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on April 28. (Black Press Media file photo)
Traffic will be reduced to single lane in both directions on Highway 1 at the McKenzie Interchange between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on April 28. (Black Press Media file photo)
Drivers using Trans Canada Highway through Langford can expect delays up to 30 minutes from 6:30 p.m. Wednesday until 5 a.m. Thursday due to ongoing road work. (Google Maps)

30-minute delays expected along TCH in Langford Wednesday overnight

Road work begins at 6:30 p.m. and continues until Thursday morning

Drivers using Trans Canada Highway through Langford can expect delays up to 30 minutes from 6:30 p.m. Wednesday until 5 a.m. Thursday due to ongoing road work. (Google Maps)
Ongoing construction of the McKenzie interchange project requires three upcoming lane closures. (Photo via the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

Highway 1 lane closures planned for McKenzie interchange construction

New bridge deck to be placed during three night closures

Ongoing construction of the McKenzie interchange project requires three upcoming lane closures. (Photo via the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure hired SNC-Lavalin to conduct a safety report to address the concerns of the Portage Inlet residents. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Ministry responds to safety concerns for Admirals Road

SNC Lavalin Report identified safety upgrades for Admirals/Esson intersection

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure hired SNC-Lavalin to conduct a safety report to address the concerns of the Portage Inlet residents. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
The stretch of Highway 1 between Leigh Road and the Westshore Parkway will see a fourth lane installed (Google Maps)

Highway 1 just south of Malahat Drive to see lane expansion

Langford stretch between Leigh Road and Westshore Parkway will see additional lane and median

The stretch of Highway 1 between Leigh Road and the Westshore Parkway will see a fourth lane installed (Google Maps)
Traffic was backed up on the Trans Canada Highway due to a single-vehicle accident near the entrance of Goldstream Park early March 12. (@kathtousigant/Twitter)
Traffic was backed up on the Trans Canada Highway due to a single-vehicle accident near the entrance of Goldstream Park early March 12. (@kathtousigant/Twitter)
(Twitter/BC Transportation)
(Twitter/BC Transportation)

Victoria drivers can expect evening traffic delays on Highway 1

Nighttime road paving will take place from Thursday to Saturday on the Trans-Canada Highway

The Colwood Crawl stretches into the distance, as seen from the Helmcken Road overpass in View Royal. (Gazette file photo)

The ‘Colwood Crawl’ doesn’t go through Colwood

Former Mayor Carol Hamilton says the nickname stuck because it is catchy

The Colwood Crawl stretches into the distance, as seen from the Helmcken Road overpass in View Royal. (Gazette file photo)
With a realignment done last week as part of the McKenzie interchange project, the overall intersection is now roughly 60 metres larger and requires more time for vehicles to clear the intersection. (Map courtesy of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

McKenzie interchange traffic signals adjusted again Thursday

Green light time increased by 15 seconds for southbound traffic

With a realignment done last week as part of the McKenzie interchange project, the overall intersection is now roughly 60 metres larger and requires more time for vehicles to clear the intersection. (Map courtesy of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
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
A rock the size of a small car obstructs the Trans-Canada Highway at Three Valley Gap, April 18, 2018. (Revelstoke Review)

B.C. Highway 1 widening to Alberta demanded for decades

Future sections to use union-only construction deal

A rock the size of a small car obstructs the Trans-Canada Highway at Three Valley Gap, April 18, 2018. (Revelstoke Review)