10 Breathtaking Photos to Inspire Your Next BC Road Trip

September 6, 2019
Carpenter Lake, Road 40

Ready to relive your BC road trips? One of the ministry’s biggest responsibilities is helping travellers reach their destinations safely and efficiently, whether it’s a daily commute to work or a journey exploring somewhere new. Come summer, many of you are doing the latter. And we love that. For the past few years, we’ve been celebrating your thirst for adventure by inviting you to share your road trip photos in, what we call, the BC Road Trip Photo Quest....

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How the Lions Gate Bridge Counterflow Works

August 29, 2019

Ever wonder how we manage the Lions Gate Bridge lane control system? Let us explain. Watch our animated explainer video on YouTube:  WHO IS INVOLVED? Miller Capilano Highway Services, our local maintenance contractor, monitors more than 40 cameras...

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What is the TMCBC and What Makes it Cutting Edge?

August 23, 2019

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

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High Friction Surface Treatment Sticks Up for Quick Stops

August 9, 2019
High Friction Surface Treatment Sticks Up for Quick Stops

  Drivers are getting a serious grip at 14 high-collision locations throughout the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island with the application of high friction surface treatment. High friction? Yeah, basically the roads at four interchange off-ramps and 10 intersections...

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Back in the Day: Time Travel from Victoria to Sidney in 1966

July 30, 2019
Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal 1966

Hey Victoria! Are you ready for your time travel close up? That’s right folks, we’ve pointed our BC Road Trip Time Machine at Highway 17 on Vancouver Island and captured the provincial capital as it was in the spring...

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12 Practical Steps to Repairing Flood Damage in the South Peace

July 24, 2019

We’re working as hard as we can to repair roads in the South Peace region, after major flooding in mid-June 2016 damaged more than 300 sites. Restoring roads takes some or all of 12 steps.

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In a Nutshell: What We Do for BC Transportation

July 19, 2019
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With a broad name like Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, there are bound to be questions. Like small-talk at a cocktail party, those 13 syllables beg the question: “So, what do you do?” Some of the work we do...

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