Road conditions

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

 

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

 

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

 

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)
Construction on an apartment complex continues at the Algra Bros. redevelopment near the Five Corners intersection on Jan. 27, 2019. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)

Five Corners Intersection project to start in downtown Chilliwack this spring

A traffic signal, streetlights, water main, new curb/sidewalk, and 3,000 sq.m. of paving are coming

Construction on an apartment complex continues at the Algra Bros. redevelopment near the Five Corners intersection on Jan. 27, 2019. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Progress)