Road conditions

Intersection at Yale at Hocking set to see final milling and paving start April 6, weather permitting. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Paving of rough patch set to start on Yale Road at Hocking in Chilliwack

Single-lane road closures coming but contractor won’t be working 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. during the week

 

The Trans Canada Highway west of Revelstoke will be closed at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, for avalanche control activity. No detour will be available. (DriveBC)

Avalanche control to close Highway 1 near Revelstoke

Control activity on the Trans Canada west of Revelstoke to start at 1 p.m. Sunday; no detour available

 

It’s a bit of a bumpy ride these days on Yale at Hocking. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

Complaints roll in from Chilliwack drivers about a ‘horribly bumpy’ section of road

Badly rutted section of Yale Road caused by ‘cold patch’ repair to be repaved, says city official

 

Highway 1 is closed again between Yale and Spuzzum. (Google Earth screenshot)

Highway 1 closed again between Yale and Spuzzum

Falling ice has brought down power lines and DriveBC says the situation is being assessed

Highway 1 is closed again between Yale and Spuzzum. (Google Earth screenshot)
Tons of these little beasties popped up in Hope and on Highway 1 between Hope and Chilliwack. (Eric J. Welsh/ Hope Standard)

Pothole patching keeps road crews busy between Hope and Chilliwack

District of Hope and Emil Anderson Maintenance crews have been working 24/7 to get things patched up

Tons of these little beasties popped up in Hope and on Highway 1 between Hope and Chilliwack. (Eric J. Welsh/ Hope Standard)
Highway 3 east between Hope and Manning Park was briefly closed on Jan. 12, 2022 due to high avalanche danger. (DriveBC)

UPDATE: Highway 3 reopened between Hope and Manning Park after reports of high avalanche risk

Closure was announced by Transportation Ministry just after noon Wednesday, rescinded at 1:53 p.m.

Highway 3 east between Hope and Manning Park was briefly closed on Jan. 12, 2022 due to high avalanche danger. (DriveBC)
While Emil Anderson Maintenance crews have been working to keep Highway 1 clear of snow, another ‘atmospheric river’ event has them anticipating an avalanche past Yale. The road has been closed as a precaution. (Emil Anderson Maintenance photo)

Motorists warned to avoid Highway 1 past Yale as avalanche threat looms

Drivers can get from Hope to Yale before being turned around. The road may be closed several days.

While Emil Anderson Maintenance crews have been working to keep Highway 1 clear of snow, another ‘atmospheric river’ event has them anticipating an avalanche past Yale. The road has been closed as a precaution. (Emil Anderson Maintenance photo)
A multi-vehicle collision involving trucks and cars killed one person and closed the Trans-Canada Highway between Salmon Arm and Sicamous Saturday, Jan. 8. The road remains closed in both directions Sunday. (@desiprotruckerpb09 photo)

UPDATE: One man killed in Trans-Canada Highway multi-vehicle collision in Shuswap

Highway 1 remains closed between Salmon Arm and Sicamous; detours available

A multi-vehicle collision involving trucks and cars killed one person and closed the Trans-Canada Highway between Salmon Arm and Sicamous Saturday, Jan. 8. The road remains closed in both directions Sunday. (@desiprotruckerpb09 photo)
Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)

Heavy snowfall expected on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton

A snowfall warning has also been issued for the Central and Eastern Fraser Valley

Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)
Princess Avenue from Young Road to Nowell Street, seen here on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, is one of two streets City of Chilliwack council is considering converting to one-way traffic to help increase parking in the area. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

City survey accepting feedback now on one-way traffic changes for Chilliwack

It’s under consideration to create more on-street parking in the downtown core. Do you agree?

Princess Avenue from Young Road to Nowell Street, seen here on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, is one of two streets City of Chilliwack council is considering converting to one-way traffic to help increase parking in the area. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Crews work on reconstructing Spadina Avenue in Chilliwack on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Sprucing up of Spadina Avenue with $2.8 million redux wrapping up shortly

Curbing, trees, landscaping, irrigation and street lighting should be complete by early December

Crews work on reconstructing Spadina Avenue in Chilliwack on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Vedder Road widening from Watson Road to Keith Wilson was set to start Oct. 4, 2020. (City of Chilliwack photo)

Night work coming for Vedder Road widening in Chilliwack

This phase of the work will run nightly until 5 a.m. Oct. 4 to Oct. 22, says City of Chilliwack

Vedder Road widening from Watson Road to Keith Wilson was set to start Oct. 4, 2020. (City of Chilliwack photo)
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)
Chilliwack River Road at Promontory Road will see a partial road closure in effect Sept. 29-30, 2020. (Black Press file)

Chilliwack River Road just north of Promontory will see partial road closure

The northbound lane of Chilliwack River Road will be closed Sept. 29 and Sept. 30

Chilliwack River Road at Promontory Road will see a partial road closure in effect Sept. 29-30, 2020. (Black Press file)
Emil Anderson Maintenance Co. Ltd. crews are on the scene of a washout near the west entrance to Manning Park. (@EAMOperations Twitter photo)

Road washout affecting section of Highway No. 3 near Manning Park

Road maintenance crews are on the scene, with an almost two kilometre long stretch impacted

Emil Anderson Maintenance Co. Ltd. crews are on the scene of a washout near the west entrance to Manning Park. (@EAMOperations Twitter photo)
On April 20, 2020 Wellington Avenue in downtown Chilliwack was still closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic as work continued on the Five Corners Intersection construction project. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Road work on Wellington Avenue should be finishing up this week

Wellington Avenue has been closed to traffic as part of the Five Corners intersection project

On April 20, 2020 Wellington Avenue in downtown Chilliwack was still closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic as work continued on the Five Corners Intersection construction project. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Road crews and emergency personnel were busy Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 as streets in Chilliwack were closed to traffic due to fallen trees and downed hydro lines as a result of strong winds. Pictured is a section of Vedder Road, just north of the Vedder Bridge. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Chilliwack saw slides and water pooling from ‘atmospheric river’ of rain

The storm total of almost 85 mm in Chilliwack included a record rainfall on Jan. 31

Road crews and emergency personnel were busy Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 as streets in Chilliwack were closed to traffic due to fallen trees and downed hydro lines as a result of strong winds. Pictured is a section of Vedder Road, just north of the Vedder Bridge. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Jeff Hodgson stands outside his home on Maple Falls Road on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 where he and his neighbours are dealing with flooding and several inches of mud around their homes. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Maple Falls Road residents fed up with localized flooding

Everytime it rains a significant amount in the Columbia Valley this road gets flooded

Jeff Hodgson stands outside his home on Maple Falls Road on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 where he and his neighbours are dealing with flooding and several inches of mud around their homes. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Map of planned Promontory Road closure for Feb. 1, 2020, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for tree removal after a small slide on Jan. 31. (City of Chilliwack)

Promontory Road re-opens after small slide but will close again Saturday

City of Chilliwack says Promontory Road, will again close Feb. 1, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for tree removal

Map of planned Promontory Road closure for Feb. 1, 2020, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for tree removal after a small slide on Jan. 31. (City of Chilliwack)
Kelly Sewell with the City of Chilliwack’s public works department fills in a pothole on Prest Road north of Bailey Road on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Pothole patching crews in Chilliwack are hard at it in the wake of the big thaw

How is the pothole problem across Chilliwack? ‘It’s pretty bad,’ says city operations director

Kelly Sewell with the City of Chilliwack’s public works department fills in a pothole on Prest Road north of Bailey Road on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)