Transportation

Sandi Griffiths is the region’s new district manager of transportation for the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

New MOTI district manager takes the wheel in Williams Lake

Sandi Griffiths replaces Todd Hubner who retired recently

 

Register now for Winter GoByBike BC Day, then go for a ride on Feb. 12!

Change gears this winter — ride your bike!

Join riders across BC and #GoByBike Feb. 12

  • Feb 1, 2021

 

Preventative maintenance work to prevent damage from spring freshets takes place on West Fraser Road south of Quesnel in early December. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure expects this work to continue until mid-March. The ministry has issued a tender for the project to rebuild and realign West Fraser Road, and that construction is expected to begin in spring 2021. (Karen Powell Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Tender issued for West Fraser Road rebuild

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure expects construction to begin in spring 2021

 

Federal environment commissioner Andrew Hayes speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Transport Canada’s dangerous-goods registry has outdated, missing data: audit

Companies that transport dangerous goods are not required to register with Transport Canada

Federal environment commissioner Andrew Hayes speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
This Google Maps screenshot shows the Highway 97 intersection at Juniper Road that is being deactivated in South Quesnel. (Google Maps screenshot)

Juniper Road intersection being deactivated in South Quesnel

Traffic can no longer enter or exit Highway 97 at Juniper Road in a move to improve road safety

This Google Maps screenshot shows the Highway 97 intersection at Juniper Road that is being deactivated in South Quesnel. (Google Maps screenshot)
The bus involved in a crash on Bamfield Road on Friday, Sept. 13 is towed away from the scene. PHOTO COURTESY CTV NEWS VANCOUVER ISLAND

Province announces $30M plan for deadly Vancouver Island logging road

Gov’t announcement comes as first anniversary of UVic student deaths approaches

The bus involved in a crash on Bamfield Road on Friday, Sept. 13 is towed away from the scene. PHOTO COURTESY CTV NEWS VANCOUVER ISLAND
A photo showing damage to West Fraser Road at Deep Creek Hill, taken May 5, 2018. (Bo Mills Photo)

Provincial government has finalized detailed design for rebuilding West Fraser Road

Due to COVID-19, no in-person information sessions planned; locals invited to view updates online

A photo showing damage to West Fraser Road at Deep Creek Hill, taken May 5, 2018. (Bo Mills Photo)
Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada

Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada

The video was captured on dash cam along Highway 1

Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada
A Car2Go vehicle is shown in Vancouver on December 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Share Now, formerly Car2Go, leaves Canada with valuable data in changing market: expert

Vancouver was its largest market in North America, with more than 300,000 customers

A Car2Go vehicle is shown in Vancouver on December 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
New highway proposed between Alberta and B.C.

New highway proposed between Alberta and B.C.

The route would connect Red Deer to Kamloops

New highway proposed between Alberta and B.C.
A photo showing damage to West Fraser Road at Deep Creek Hill, taken May 5, 2018. (Bo Mills photo)

Provincial government expects rebuilding of West Fraser Road to begin later this year

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure will hold a public information session this spring

A photo showing damage to West Fraser Road at Deep Creek Hill, taken May 5, 2018. (Bo Mills photo)
The West Fraser Road, 600 metres north of Narcosli.                                The slide area on West Fraser Road on Quesnel’s Deep Creek. (Photo courtesy of Emcon Services)

Letter to the editor: Buckridge family left with many unanswered questions and uncertainties

Robyn Jackson’s six-year-old daughter spends 25 hours a week on the bus because of the West Fraser Road washout

  • Jan 31, 2020
The West Fraser Road, 600 metres north of Narcosli.                                The slide area on West Fraser Road on Quesnel’s Deep Creek. (Photo courtesy of Emcon Services)