Road conditions

Road flooded signs are everywhere around North Cowichan. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Rain finally subsides, but flood damage extensive in Cowichan region

Still no direct access to Chemainus from the south due to road closures

 

A pedestrian is seen crossing the street in North Vancouver. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Nearly half of all B.C. crashes involving pedestrians happen this time of year

Collisions injure 2,600, kill 57 pedestrians on average each year in B.C.

 

The District of Port Hardy shut down a section of Market Street for road repairs this week. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Road upgrades causing detours in downtown Port Hardy

‘Please be cautious around the work activities and observe all signage’

 

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Coal Harbour Road getting repairs this summer

Drivers can expect delays July 26 to Aug. 20 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Hwy. 4 was shut down in both directions for 10 hours on March 23 as a rock bluff was blasted as part of Kennedy Hill’s ongoing construction. Commuters can expect five more 10 hour closures on five consecutive Wednesdays beginning April 28. (Photo courtesy of Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

Five 10-hour Pacific Rim highway closures planned in the next 6 weeks

Closures needed for rock blasting as part of the Kennedy Hill Safety Improvement project.

Hwy. 4 was shut down in both directions for 10 hours on March 23 as a rock bluff was blasted as part of Kennedy Hill’s ongoing construction. Commuters can expect five more 10 hour closures on five consecutive Wednesdays beginning April 28. (Photo courtesy of Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
Highway 19 is closed near Woss. (Rick Meek photo/Road Conditions Northern Vancouver Island Facebook group)

UPDATE: Highway 19 back to regular traffic near Woss

Drive BC says Highway 19 north of Woss is now back to…

Highway 19 is closed near Woss. (Rick Meek photo/Road Conditions Northern Vancouver Island Facebook group)
Larry Whetstone is concerned about the condition of Jeffries Road, where he has lived for 30 years. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Poor condition of rural road in Cowichan has resident fed up

Transportation Ministry says repair plan under development

Larry Whetstone is concerned about the condition of Jeffries Road, where he has lived for 30 years. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
With winter months drawing closer, BC RCMP Traffic Services are reminding drivers to be prepared, and drive safely. (Pixabay)

Be prepared and drive safely, say BC RCMP as winter draws closer

Police provide list of ways to stay safe while driving in winter conditions

With winter months drawing closer, BC RCMP Traffic Services are reminding drivers to be prepared, and drive safely. (Pixabay)
Road construction going on in downtown Port Hardy. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

VIDEO: Downtown Port Hardy area under construction until June 19

Road closures will be in effect during this time.

Road construction going on in downtown Port Hardy. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
Stan Coleman from Huu-ay-aht First Nations escaped serious injury but his car totalled when dust obscured his vision while driving on Bamfield Road, and he collided with the back of a logging truck. (PHOTO COURTESY STAN COLEMAN)

Vancouver Island First Nations urge caution driving Bamfield Road after serious crash

Dust obscured driver’s vision on logging road with destructive reputation

Stan Coleman from Huu-ay-aht First Nations escaped serious injury but his car totalled when dust obscured his vision while driving on Bamfield Road, and he collided with the back of a logging truck. (PHOTO COURTESY STAN COLEMAN)