Traffic

A section of Vedder Road south of Promontory/Watson was closed after noon on Jan. 21, 2022 due to a gas leak. (Brenda Halak photo)

UPDATE: Chilliwack’s Vedder Road south of Watson reopened

Stretch of road was closed for two hours due to gas leak

 

A man is transferred from an ambulance to a helicopter at the Chilliwack Airport following a collision on Young Road where a dump truck went into a ditch under the Highway 1 overpass. (Mace MacGowan)

UPDATE w/PHOTOS: Young Road closed following ‘serious’ crash, says Chilliwack RCMP

Section of Young closed after dump truck went into ditch under Highway 1 overpass

 

Crews work to repair a pothole along 16 Avenue, just west of 192 Street, on Friday morning. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Large 16 Avenue pothole causes big problems for South Surrey drivers

City crews aim to ‘get out there as quick as we can and repair them’ says engineering manager

 

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TRAFFIC: Hwy. 3 east of Hope resumes single-lane alternating traffic following afternoon closure

Highway 3 is open to single-lane traffic east of Hope following a…

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Traffic is slow on Highway 1 east in the Herriling Island area following a vehicle incident early Tuesday afternoon. (Screenshot/Google Maps)
Traffic is slow on Highway 1 east in the Herriling Island area following a vehicle incident early Tuesday afternoon. (Screenshot/Google Maps)
Officers responded to a collision on Amelia Street following a 3 a.m. police chase. (Submitted photo)

VIDEO: Man arrested after dragging Victoria police officer, leading late-night car chase

Intoxicated driver was arrested on Amelia Street after colliding into a garage

Officers responded to a collision on Amelia Street following a 3 a.m. police chase. (Submitted photo)
Traffic has slowed significantly along Highway 1 between Chilliwack and Hope, particularly in the Ruby Creek area as icy conditions persist throughout. (Screenshot/Google Maps)
Traffic has slowed significantly along Highway 1 between Chilliwack and Hope, particularly in the Ruby Creek area as icy conditions persist throughout. (Screenshot/Google Maps)
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Minor injuries after icy three-vehicle crash on Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge

Police say three vehicles were involved Thursday night

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Kaydence Bourque was struck in a Saanich crosswalk on Monday (Dec. 6) and was pronounced dead the following day. (Photo courtesy of Crystal Bourque/Facebook)

B.C. teen dies after being struck in crosswalk less than 30 metres from his home

Kaydence Bourque, a student at Saanich’s Reynolds Secondary, had just gotten off the school bus

Kaydence Bourque was struck in a Saanich crosswalk on Monday (Dec. 6) and was pronounced dead the following day. (Photo courtesy of Crystal Bourque/Facebook)
Water streams across Highway 1 at Herrling Island on Dec. 1, illustrating some of the issues that crews are still working on in the region, keeping the stretch of the highway from Hope to Chilliwack closed. (Emil Anderson photo)

Images show swift runoff water flowing over closed Highway 1 section near Hope

Emil Anderson images chronicling the work and hazards along key transport route

Water streams across Highway 1 at Herrling Island on Dec. 1, illustrating some of the issues that crews are still working on in the region, keeping the stretch of the highway from Hope to Chilliwack closed. (Emil Anderson photo)
Traffic backs up along the Lougheed Highway in the Harrison Mills area. In addition to mudslides and congestion, some drivers faced down a five-foot pothole that disabled multiple vehicles, according to eyewitnesses. (Photo/Russell Purcell)

UPDATE: Traffic slows along Hwy 7 after truck stalls, witnesses say

Stay connected to The Observer for the latest flooding information

Traffic backs up along the Lougheed Highway in the Harrison Mills area. In addition to mudslides and congestion, some drivers faced down a five-foot pothole that disabled multiple vehicles, according to eyewitnesses. (Photo/Russell Purcell)
Last week, Hot Springs Road was covered in flowing water as Agassiz-Harrison weathered the atmospheric river. Now, the village is limiting water use with more heavy rain on the way. (Photo/Georgina Olafson)

Harrison limits water use as Fraser Valley braces for more rain

Highway 7 is open for essential travel only

Last week, Hot Springs Road was covered in flowing water as Agassiz-Harrison weathered the atmospheric river. Now, the village is limiting water use with more heavy rain on the way. (Photo/Georgina Olafson)
The first vehicles in over a week pass through the McCallum area on Thursday (Nov. 25). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Highway 1 reopens to the Fraser Valley

Reopening will reduce congestion along Highway 7, officials say

The first vehicles in over a week pass through the McCallum area on Thursday (Nov. 25). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Trucks lined up at the intersection of Highways 7 and 9 in Agassiz on their way to the Lougheed. Travel along Highway 7 from Mission to Hope remains restricted to essential travel only. Questions about essential travel can be directed to B.C.’s flooding support and response call centre at 1-833-376-2452. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Highway 7 traffic may dissipate as Highway 1 reopens for public use

Highway 1 is not yet open as of Thursday morning

Trucks lined up at the intersection of Highways 7 and 9 in Agassiz on their way to the Lougheed. Travel along Highway 7 from Mission to Hope remains restricted to essential travel only. Questions about essential travel can be directed to B.C.’s flooding support and response call centre at 1-833-376-2452. (Adam Louis/Observer)
A video posted to Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl’s Facebook shows some of the damage on Highway 1 between Chilliwack and Hope. (Mark Strahl Facebook)

VIDEO: MP Mark Strahl shares video of damage on Highway 1 outside of Hope

Landslide damage between Popkum and Laidlaw still being cleaned up by crews

A video posted to Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl’s Facebook shows some of the damage on Highway 1 between Chilliwack and Hope. (Mark Strahl Facebook)
Near the No. 3 Road exit as seen from Highway 1 on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: School open for SD78 Monday

Section of Hwy. 1 between Popkum, Hope opens to essential traffic only

Near the No. 3 Road exit as seen from Highway 1 on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Heavy rains have flooded the Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey hatchery under water

Stay off the roads if you can: Surrey RCMP

Heavy rains have flooded the Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club in South Surrey. (Contributed photo)
Heavy rains triggered landslides throughout the Lower Mainland, including near the Agassiz exit along Highway 1 east. (Photo/Joonrym Koo)

UPDATE: Multiple vehicles washed off Lougheed Highway, Rockwell Drive closed due to landslide

No estimates of opening on highways also affected by landslides

Heavy rains triggered landslides throughout the Lower Mainland, including near the Agassiz exit along Highway 1 east. (Photo/Joonrym Koo)
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TRAFFIC: Westbound Highway 1 crash in Langley causing delays

Left lane blocked at 232 Street, crews on scene

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Multiple spun-out vehicles have closed the Coquihalla Highway in both directions from Merritt to Hope. (Screenshot/Google Maps)
Multiple spun-out vehicles have closed the Coquihalla Highway in both directions from Merritt to Hope. (Screenshot/Google Maps)