How to Prepare for the Upcoming Pattullo Bridge Construction

February 11, 2016
New West Crossing

Starting April 29, and continuing until October 3, the Pattullo Bridge deck will be under rehab construction to keep the roadway safe. Only two lanes will be open during the five months of work. You can still use the bridge, but obviously this will impact your travel times and your trip planning around the lower mainland. We’ve gathered some information from TransLink (they operate the Pattullo) and provided some suggestions so you’re better prepared. How This Impacts Your Travel...

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New Way to Protect Wildlife on Highway 3

February 10, 2016
Wildlife Detection Systems BC Highway 3

We’re trying something new to reduce deer and elk collisions where they happen most – Highway 3 between Cranbrook and the Alberta border. Two high-tech wildlife detection systems are installed at two locations: Site 1: approximately 1 km east...

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What You Told Us About the Future McKenzie Interchange

February 3, 2016
McKenzie Open House

You gave us a lot to consider during the first phase of McKenzie Interchange Project consultation last November-December. Now it’s time to look back… and move forward with a more detailed design and continued consultation with you. The report...

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Is Your Impatience a Safety Concern on the Coq?

February 2, 2016

There’s an essential rule about sharing the road with snowplows: NEVER pass them on the right. This winter, there have been 11 collisions between cars and snowplows, on one BC highway alone. That’s a lot of crashes and a...

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How We Helped a School Principal Improve Safety

January 28, 2016
Redfish School Luminaire

Sometimes the best things in life are the small things. Yes, we have our share of mega projects to improve transportation in the province, including the Port Mann Bridge, Cariboo Connector and the McKenzie Interchange. But we also go...

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What’s the Difference Between TranBC and DriveBC on Twitter?

January 27, 2016
TranBC and DriveBC on Twitter

Han Solo and Chewbacca…  Batman and Robin… Robin Hood and Little John… A dynamic duo is usually two things: United by a common goal or cause Made up of two distinctive personalities We at TranBC and DriveBC are not...

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BC Road Trip Time Machine: Hope to Lytton on BC Highway 1, circa 1966

January 22, 2016
Ministry truck being loaded with rock

You asked for it and here it is. Hop aboard our BC Road Trip Time Machine and travel back to Highway 1, through the Fraser Canyon from Hope to Lytton, circa 1966. The significance of this road and its...

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