Year One: What You Need to Know About Our Safety and Speed Report Card

June 28, 2016
Safety Speed Graphic

In case you missed it, speed limits on certain stretches of BC highway changed following the Rural Highway Safety and Speed Review in 2014. It’s been more than a year since those new speed limits came in to effect.  To be sure those changes are keeping BC travellers safe, we’ve collected and closely reviewed one full year of speed and crash data for each section of highway where speed limits were increased. All the details of our post implementation...

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See the Road to Flood Recovery in South Peace

June 24, 2016
See the Road to Flood Recovery in South Peace

When severe flooding caused by heavy rains wiped out several sections of highway and side road in Northern BC, crews and heavy equipment were quick to respond. The Peace Region flooding began June 15, impacting 186 sites on six...

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How To Travel Back in Time on Vancouver Island Highways

June 23, 2016
Hotel Courtenay

Does the busy modern world have you wishing you could step back in time? We’re happy to say your wish has been granted with this trip down memory lane (or highway)! Climb aboard our BC Road Trip Time Machine...

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Why Pile Driving is a Powerful First Step for Massey Bridge

June 15, 2016
Massey Bridge Pile Driving Data

If you’ve driven north on Highway 99 towards the George Massey Tunnel lately, you may have noticed a crane working on Deas Island. Crews were collecting geotechnical data as part of the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project. The crane...

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What is the RTMC and what makes it Cutting Edge?

June 8, 2016
What is the RTMC and what makes it Cutting Edge?

What is the Regional Transportation Management Centre (RTMC)? Well, for starters, think of it as the nerve centre for road/weather conditions and traffic information across BC. Based in Coquitlam, the RTMC is the hub for collecting transportation information and...

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Woodenhead a Solid Monument to Highway Safety

June 7, 2016
Woodhead on Trans-Canada Hwy

  A man with a wooden stare is watching over the Trans-Canada Highway at Revelstoke, to see if motorists are driving safely. The man, with his unblinking gaze, was once stationed along the Big Bend Highway and now resides...

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How Adopt a Highway Volunteers Are Armed for Weeds War

May 26, 2016
Tackling Invasive Species

We’re battling invasive plants along BC highways, and we’re enlisting Adopt a Highway volunteers to keep these unwelcome intruders from capturing more territory. Adopt a Highway volunteers are our allies in the attack; because they’re on the ground on...

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