Road conditions

Hope RCMP and the District of Hope were both on the scene after a 12 ton rock struck Richmond Hill Road. (Bob Clarke/District of Hope)

PHOTOS: Boulder larger than a car closes Hope road after rockslide

A 12-tonne rock crashing into the road has closed Richmond Hill since yesterday

 

The Coquihalla around 3 p.m. on Sunday. (Facebook)

Update: Highway 5 re-opens after being closed most of the day

The Coquihalla re-opened in both directions at 4 p.m.

 

Google map shows area of Dewdney Trunk Road that will see lane closures in the coming week. (Special to The News)

Roadwork will cause delays on busy Maple Ridge route

Lane closures on Dewdney Trunk Road near 232nd Street in coming week

 

Map showing work on Dewdney Trunk Road, with partial closure west of 240th Street.

Partial closure on Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge

City contractors working between 238B and 240 Streets

Map showing work on Dewdney Trunk Road, with partial closure west of 240th Street.
Google Maps shows section of Dewdney Trunk Road being impacted by road work and partial closures. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)

Partial and full road closure impacting rural Maple Ridge

Infrastructure work is causing some delays and detours for local motorists

Google Maps shows section of Dewdney Trunk Road being impacted by road work and partial closures. (City of Maple Ridge/Special to The News)
The Trans Canada Highway west of Revelstoke will be closed at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, for avalanche control activity. No detour will be available. (DriveBC)

Avalanche control to close Highway 1 near Revelstoke

Control activity on the Trans Canada west of Revelstoke to start at 1 p.m. Sunday; no detour available

The Trans Canada Highway west of Revelstoke will be closed at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, for avalanche control activity. No detour will be available. (DriveBC)
A multi-vehicle collision involving trucks and cars killed one person and closed the Trans-Canada Highway between Salmon Arm and Sicamous Saturday, Jan. 8. The road remains closed in both directions Sunday. (@desiprotruckerpb09 photo)

UPDATE: One man killed in Trans-Canada Highway multi-vehicle collision in Shuswap

Highway 1 remains closed between Salmon Arm and Sicamous; detours available

A multi-vehicle collision involving trucks and cars killed one person and closed the Trans-Canada Highway between Salmon Arm and Sicamous Saturday, Jan. 8. The road remains closed in both directions Sunday. (@desiprotruckerpb09 photo)
Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)

Heavy snowfall expected on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton

A snowfall warning has also been issued for the Central and Eastern Fraser Valley

Snow accumulations could be as much as 30 centimetres through Saturday on Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton. (file photo)
Flooding prompted closure of 132nd Avenue, but it was reopened on Tuesday morning. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Roads reopen after flooding in Maple Ridge

City expects update on Alouette River flows later Tuesday morning

Flooding prompted closure of 132nd Avenue, but it was reopened on Tuesday morning. (Neil Corbett/The News)
This section of Highway 7 shows what the proposed widened of Lougheed Highway is going to look like for cycling, with a cyclist between the concrete barrier and a big truck. (Ivan Chow/Special to The News)

LETTER: Deadline to voice opinion on highway upgrades looming

Ministry of transportation needs to hear from locals about dangers along rural Lougheed Highway

  • Feb 14, 2021
This section of Highway 7 shows what the proposed widened of Lougheed Highway is going to look like for cycling, with a cyclist between the concrete barrier and a big truck. (Ivan Chow/Special to The News)
Getting around local crosswalks, intersections and sidewalks in downtown Maple Ridge can be very difficult for people with limited mobility and dependent on assistance devices such as wheelchairs and walkers. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Dangerous getting around Maple Ridge in wheelchair, scooter

Taking crosswalk argument a step further, how about making downtown accessible for all

  • Dec 6, 2020
Getting around local crosswalks, intersections and sidewalks in downtown Maple Ridge can be very difficult for people with limited mobility and dependent on assistance devices such as wheelchairs and walkers. (Black Press Media files)
Both vehicles and pedestrians share Dewdney Trunk Road east of 240th Street.  (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

LETTER: Dewdney Trunk Road in major need of work, too

It’s great to once hear Maple Ridge is again planning to extend Abernethy Way to 256th Street

  • Dec 2, 2020
Both vehicles and pedestrians share Dewdney Trunk Road east of 240th Street.  (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
With winter months drawing closer, BC RCMP Traffic Services are reminding drivers to be prepared, and drive safely. (Pixabay)

Be prepared and drive safely, say BC RCMP as winter draws closer

Police provide list of ways to stay safe while driving in winter conditions

With winter months drawing closer, BC RCMP Traffic Services are reminding drivers to be prepared, and drive safely. (Pixabay)
Complete and partial closures begin today on Old Dewdney Trunk Road between Hale Road and McKechnie Road for paving. (City of Pitt Meadows)

Lane closures in Pitt Meadows starting today

Paving on Old Dewdey Trunk Road

Complete and partial closures begin today on Old Dewdney Trunk Road between Hale Road and McKechnie Road for paving. (City of Pitt Meadows)
A camp for children with disabilities has been operating along Stave Lake for 16 years now, and the only access is still along a dangerous service road, the camp director said, pleading for upgrades. (Zajac screengrab)

LETTER: Former service road to kids camp needs to be paved

VIDEO: Almost 200,000 drivers use Florence Lake Road – just east of Maple Ridge – each year

  • Sep 6, 2020
A camp for children with disabilities has been operating along Stave Lake for 16 years now, and the only access is still along a dangerous service road, the camp director said, pleading for upgrades. (Zajac screengrab)
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LETTER: Conflicts growing between traffic and equestrians in Maple Ridge

She and her mount were clipped by a car in 1970s, leaving this rider fearful walking on 132nd Avenue

  • Aug 4, 2020
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LETTER: Maple Ridge roads are despicable

Letter writer and taxpayer ashamed of quality of road maintenance, especially along Dewdney

  • Aug 3, 2020
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Haney Bypass improvements have a completion date set for summer 2020. (THE NEWS-files)

Haney Bypass section closed for Easter long weekend

Bypass improvements expected to be completed later this year

Haney Bypass improvements have a completion date set for summer 2020. (THE NEWS-files)
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