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Making Room for Wider Sidewalks on the Second Narrows Bridge

April 23, 2014
Second Narrows Bridge sidewalk

Before we can widen the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Bridge sidewalks, we have to make a little room. Last year, the ministry started looking at replacing the pedestrian railings on the bridge to improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians since the narrow sidewalks  are a major constriction for travelers. After a thorough technical review...

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Why is that Cyclist in my Lane? A Question of Cycling Safety

April 22, 2014
Why is that Cyclist in my Lane? A Question of Cycling Safety

We get a lot of questions and comments about cycling safety here at the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, so in our ongoing effort to improve the safety of cyclists (and other travellers), here’s another important reminder to look out for them and explain...

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7 Ways to Travel Safely this Easter Weekend

April 17, 2014
Easter Long Weekend.

Easter long weekend is here, the weather is getting nicer, and hitting the road to see family and friends is on the agenda. It’s really important you get to where you’re going safely (especially because there’s some wintery driving conditions on a few of...

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Malahat Safety Improvements: Round Two

April 14, 2014
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It’s full steam ahead for a second round of safety improvements on the Malahat, with work expected to kick off in May and finish in the spring of 2015....

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What is a Garbage Gobbler? A Kitschy, Cool and Beloved Piece of BC Highway History

April 8, 2014
BC Highway Garbage Gobbler

Let’s take a trip down memory lane shall we? Back to the days when things moved a little more slowly, perhaps around 1959. Slide into a larger vehicle, one...

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New BC HighwayCams: Fraser Valley and Up North

April 3, 2014
Tete Jaune Cache

It must be spring, because new BC HighwayCams are popping up here, there and everywhere. Travellers in the Fraser Valley will appreciate two new cams with a total of...

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6 Ways We Help Fish Find Their Way Home

April 1, 2014
6 Ways We Help Fish Find Their Way Home

Every summer, as you pack up your things and head out on the highways to your favorite BC destination, our ministry is busy working to improve fish passages and...

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The Evergreen Line Tunnel: Alice Will Make it a Boring Job

March 26, 2014
The Evergreen Line Tunnel: Alice Will Make it a Boring Job

Who is she? She’s 85 metres long, but with her trailing gear that provides the conveyer belt system, she expands to two kilometres. Her head is 10 metres wide...

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A Glimpse at the Many Faces of Spring on B.C. Highways

March 20, 2014
A Glimpse at the Many Faces of Spring on B.C. Highways

Spring has finally sprung! Or has it? While today marks the official arrival of spring, a quick glimpse around our beautiful province through the eyes of DriveBC HighwayCams reveals...

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