Emergency Info

Timely and behind the scenes information around incident response and events impacting travel.

Emergency Preparedness Week is Every Day

A pile of rubble blocks the roadway, a mudslide cuts off access to a nearby highway, an earthquake crumbles the route you take to work… During Emergency Preparedness Week, you may be thinking about how such scenarios could affect your world. At the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, what some people consider an emergency is generally part of our regular business. Every day, we plan and take steps, knowing how critical the highway system is to British Columbians who...

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Are You Ready? It’s Emergency Preparedness Week

Are You Ready? It’s Emergency Preparedness Week

Emergencies happen, and being unprepared won’t make things any easier. Knowing what to expect ahead of time can really help and give you piece of mind. This week, May 1 to 7, is Emergency Preparedness Week and we want to make sure that you are in the know. Because of British Columbia’s mountains and coast lines, natural hazards such as avalanche, tsunami, earthquake, flood and landsides can happen. These hazards are obviously not in every part of the province...

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