Behind the Scenes on Upcoming Stickle Road Improvements

April 18, 2018

It’s a fact. BC is a heck of a popular place and our highways and byways are getting busier and busier. What should be a simple left turn can sometimes take a long, long time to make (not to mention big back-ups for folks in line behind.) We often need to make changes to some of those busier routes in order to keep travellers moving safely and smoothly, which is exactly what is happening on Highway 97 at Stickle...

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5 Ways We Tackle Spring Cleaning on BC Highways

April 6, 2018

It’s been a long winter, and the white stuff is still on the ground in some parts of the province. But take heart! Spring is finally here, and so comes a little “housekeeping” to keep things in order. What...

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The Problem of Perennial Pothole Patching on BC Highways

March 21, 2018
Potholes

It’s that time of year again. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the potholes are starting to show. What is it about this season that makes potholes so common, and how do we deal with the...

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9 Fabulous Bridge Photos from TranBC Flickr

March 19, 2018

Every picture tells a story, and at the foundation of every bridge there is a saga. Our Flickr collection of photos and videos tells many stories – there are albums about bridge and highway projects, awards, educational events and...

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BC Highway Wildlife Cam Captures Moose Selfie and More

March 2, 2018

Question: How does a moose take a selfie? Answer: By triggering one of our wildlife monitoring cams, of course! Part of our work on BC highways is to help prevent animals and drivers from crossing paths and monitoring our...

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Ka-BOOM! 3 Types of Remote Avalanche Control in BC

February 20, 2018

“Even the largest avalanche is triggered by small things.” Vernor Vinge, author Rain… Wind… The weight from a layer of fresh snow… Warming temperatures… It doesn’t take much to break the bonds that hold a snowpack together, releasing a...

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The Many Faces of Mount Washington

February 15, 2018
Information for Skiers and Snowboarders driving Strathcona parkway

When you hear the words Vancouver Island you probably think of February flower counts, storm watching in Tofino and salmon fishing in Campbell River. But, did you know that Vancouver Island is also home to some pretty amazing ski...

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