Traffic

A Cultus Lake Fire Department engine tries to thread the needle through traffic and parked cars on a busy day last weekend. (Cultus Lake FD screenshot)

VIDEO: Illegal parking at Cultus Lake causes problems for first responders

Cultus Lake Fire Department has to creep through traffic on Columbia Valley Highway

 

Improvements at Highway 97 and Leckie Road include a dual left turn lane from Highway 97 southbound onto Leckie.(Photo/Instant Google Street View)

Overnight lane closures for Highway 97 at Leckie Road in Kelowna

Construction will continue through to the end of August, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

 

Water main replacement starting July 25 will close a section of Clement Avenue between Ellis and Richter streets until the end of August.

Closures for Kelowna’s Clement Avenue begin July 25

Closure affects a portion of Clement between Ellis and Richter streets

 

Kelowna residents should expect detours and delays along Gordon Drive during the evenings next week. (Photo: Black Press Media file photo).

Kelowna: expect evening traffic delays through most of next week on Gordon Drive

Signs and traffic flaggers will instruct drivers about detours, city says

Kelowna residents should expect detours and delays along Gordon Drive during the evenings next week. (Photo: Black Press Media file photo).
The intersection of Highway 97 and Prairie Valley Road and Solly Road has the most crashes of any intersection in the community. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland intersection had 139 crashes in five years

Highway 97 and Prairie Valley Road and Solly Road was worst site for collisions

The intersection of Highway 97 and Prairie Valley Road and Solly Road has the most crashes of any intersection in the community. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
People get out of their vehicles during the complete closure of Highway 1 in Revelstoke, near 3 Valley Gap following a crash Sunday afternoon. (DriveBC)

Crash closes Highway 1 in Revelstoke, Coquihalla facing long delays

A challenging day for those returning home from Canada Day long weekend vacations

People get out of their vehicles during the complete closure of Highway 1 in Revelstoke, near 3 Valley Gap following a crash Sunday afternoon. (DriveBC)
A slide from the Okanagan Gateway Transportation Study presentation made to Kelowna city council in July 2020 (City of Kelowna)

Transportation ministry reviewing Kelowna intersection that saw 2 crashes in 1 week

Corner of Old Vernon Road and Highway 97 sees upwards of 30 crashes a year

A slide from the Okanagan Gateway Transportation Study presentation made to Kelowna city council in July 2020 (City of Kelowna)
(Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
(Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
During a May 18 traffic stop, Salmon Arm RCMP arrested a 25-year-old woman in connection to an abduction file out of Alberta. (File photo)

‘Serious collision’ on Hwy. 3 near Sparwood leaves three dead

The incident is under investigation from the Elk Valley RCMP and the BC Coroners Service

During a May 18 traffic stop, Salmon Arm RCMP arrested a 25-year-old woman in connection to an abduction file out of Alberta. (File photo)
Tower Ranch Boulevard residents are concerned about more speeders once new development is built. (File photo)

Kelowna’s Tower Ranch area ticked off with speeders

‘The problem we have right now is only going to get exacerbated by 192 new homes’

Tower Ranch Boulevard residents are concerned about more speeders once new development is built. (File photo)
(Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
(Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Hungry Hungry half-marathon route

Road closures in place for half-marathon in Kelowna

The event is taking place on Saturday, June 4 from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Hungry Hungry half-marathon route
(DriveBC)

Highway 97C reopens after multi-vehicle crash

Incident closed highway in both directions at Loon Lake

(DriveBC)
(File photo/Capital News)

Education over enforcement on anti-idling bylaw, says Kelowna council

“I think that will be an area that’s going to be very hard to manage’

(File photo/Capital News)
(Contributed)

Section of KLO Road in Kelowna to be closed for construction

The project will take place from Monday, April 25 to Thursday, May 5

(Contributed)
Direct Drive Driver Training owner/instructor Lisa Bennett was with a student when her vehicle’s rear dash cam captured footage of a man on rollerblades falling from the sidewalk into the path of an oncoming vehicle on Highway 1 in Salmon Arm. The driver of the oncoming vehicle was able to stop without hitting the man. (Lisa Bennett photo)

Motorists urged to watch for hazards after rollerblader falls onto Highway 1 in Salmon Arm

‘Imagine that this was a semi coming through… it would not have been able to stop in time’

Direct Drive Driver Training owner/instructor Lisa Bennett was with a student when her vehicle’s rear dash cam captured footage of a man on rollerblades falling from the sidewalk into the path of an oncoming vehicle on Highway 1 in Salmon Arm. The driver of the oncoming vehicle was able to stop without hitting the man. (Lisa Bennett photo)
A new roundabout in Willoughby has baffled some local motorists – and become the subject of a viral TikTok video. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

B.C. drivers struggle with roundabout in viral TikTok

Some drivers are having trouble understanding the system

A new roundabout in Willoughby has baffled some local motorists – and become the subject of a viral TikTok video. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Salmon Arm RCMP put the focus on drivers over the past nine months of 2021. (File photo)

Complaints prompt Salmon Arm RCMP to stop nearly 500 drivers for various offences

Seventy-seven impaired drivers removed from local roads in last nine months of 2021, police say

Salmon Arm RCMP put the focus on drivers over the past nine months of 2021. (File photo)
Officers responded to a collision on Amelia Street following a 3 a.m. police chase. (Submitted photo)

VIDEO: Man arrested after dragging Victoria police officer, leading late-night car chase

Intoxicated driver was arrested on Amelia Street after colliding into a garage

Officers responded to a collision on Amelia Street following a 3 a.m. police chase. (Submitted photo)
Work on installing utility services on 20th Street between 43rd and 45th Avenues starts Tuesday, Dec. 21, and is expected to be completed by end-of-day Thursday, Dec. 23. (City of Vernon photo)

Work on Vernon roadway commences Tuesday

20th Street between 43rd and 45th Avenues getting utilities installed; traffic disrupted for two days

Work on installing utility services on 20th Street between 43rd and 45th Avenues starts Tuesday, Dec. 21, and is expected to be completed by end-of-day Thursday, Dec. 23. (City of Vernon photo)