Traffic

A motor vehicle incident on the Malahat has lead to the closure of southbound lanes. (Black Press Media file photo)
A motor vehicle incident on the Malahat has lead to the closure of southbound lanes. (Black Press Media file photo)
The crew on scene of an accident on Howard Avenue, the afternoon of July 23, help flip a motorcycle on its wheels. (Karl Yu/Nanaimo News Bulletin)

Accident on Howard Avenue, near Nova Street, closes road to traffic

Emergency responders respond to call of motor vehicle incident close to 2 p.m.

The crew on scene of an accident on Howard Avenue, the afternoon of July 23, help flip a motorcycle on its wheels. (Karl Yu/Nanaimo News Bulletin)
A Nanaimo RCMP officer waves down a driver during a speed enforcement operation on the old Island Highway near St. George Street in September. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo RCMP want speeding motorists to ‘slow the blazes down’

Police raise alarm after seeing 400-per cent rise in excessive speeding tickets last month

A Nanaimo RCMP officer waves down a driver during a speed enforcement operation on the old Island Highway near St. George Street in September. (News Bulletin file photo)
Howard Avenue, between Second and Third streets, will be limited to single-lane, alternating traffic for road resurfacing Thursday, July 9. (City of Nanaimo Twitter screen shot)

City of Nanaimo paving work to alter traffic on Howard Avenue

Road rehabilitation work will re-route traffic in Harewood on Thursday

Howard Avenue, between Second and Third streets, will be limited to single-lane, alternating traffic for road resurfacing Thursday, July 9. (City of Nanaimo Twitter screen shot)
Neighbours corraled a suspected impaired driver of car that crashed into the front of a home after it hit a parked truck and retaining wall on the weekend. (File photo)

Neighbours corral suspected impaired driver after crash in south Nanaimo

Car went off road, hit pickup truck and retaining wall before striking house on weekend

Neighbours corraled a suspected impaired driver of car that crashed into the front of a home after it hit a parked truck and retaining wall on the weekend. (File photo)
The woman driving a car on Townsite Road was reportedly not seriously injured after her vehicle collided with a utility pole Monday. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Car drives into utility pole in Nanaimo

Woman driving car reportedly not seriously injured

The woman driving a car on Townsite Road was reportedly not seriously injured after her vehicle collided with a utility pole Monday. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
The Bastion Street Bridge in downtown Nanaimo, which underwent extensive upgrade work in 2019, will be closed to vehicle traffic for 18 days repair a problem with the bridge’s deck joints. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo’s Bastion Street Bridge to close for repairs

Bridge linking downtown Nanaimo to Old City Quarter to close for 18 days to fix deck joints

The Bastion Street Bridge in downtown Nanaimo, which underwent extensive upgrade work in 2019, will be closed to vehicle traffic for 18 days repair a problem with the bridge’s deck joints. (News Bulletin file photo)
A 53-year-old Nanaimo man suffered serious, but non life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a pickup truck on Cedar Road on the weekend. (File photo)

Pedestrian struck by pickup truck in Cedar

Victim suffered serious injuries when he crossed Cedar Road and was hit by truck

A 53-year-old Nanaimo man suffered serious, but non life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a pickup truck on Cedar Road on the weekend. (File photo)
Traffic was heavy in the Mostar Road-Jingle Pot Road area, off Nanaimo Parkway, April 11 as vehicles lined up for a soil giveaway at Milner Group’s 4202 Biggs Rd. facility. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Traffic heavy in Jingle Pot-Nanaimo Parkway area due to soil giveaway

Vehicles line up for Milner Group COVID-19 pandemic support initiative

Traffic was heavy in the Mostar Road-Jingle Pot Road area, off Nanaimo Parkway, April 11 as vehicles lined up for a soil giveaway at Milner Group’s 4202 Biggs Rd. facility. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
South-bound traffic lanes on Bowen Road, in the area of Meredith Road and Dufferin Crescent, are closed until further notice due to a water main break. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Section of Bowen Road, in Nanaimo, closed due to water main break

South-bound lanes on Bowen Road, between Meredith Road and Dufferin Crescent, closed to traffic

South-bound traffic lanes on Bowen Road, in the area of Meredith Road and Dufferin Crescent, are closed until further notice due to a water main break. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Water main installation along the Trans-Canada Highway in the right-turn-only lane at Haliburton Street access is expected to be closed between the evening of Feb. 24 to the early-morning hours of Feb. 25. (Black Press file)

Haliburton Street access from highway to be closed overnight for pipe installation

Right-turn-only lane at Haliburton access closed Monday night and Tuesday morning, Feb. 24-25

Water main installation along the Trans-Canada Highway in the right-turn-only lane at Haliburton Street access is expected to be closed between the evening of Feb. 24 to the early-morning hours of Feb. 25. (Black Press file)
A “serious collision” has shut down Highway 97 in both directions just south of Prince George. (Observer File Photo)

One dead in multi-vehicle collision involving logging truck on northern B.C. highway

DriveBC says highway expected to remain closed until 8 p.m.

A “serious collision” has shut down Highway 97 in both directions just south of Prince George. (Observer File Photo)
Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down for 24 hours to allow crews to remove a bridge installed after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide on Jan. 23. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Planned 24-hour closure looms for Tofino-Ucluelet highway

Highway 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down from 11 a.m. Feb. 22 to at 11 a.m. Feb. 23

Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down for 24 hours to allow crews to remove a bridge installed after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide on Jan. 23. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down for 24 hours this weekend to allow crews to remove a bridge installed after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide on Jan. 23. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

UPDATED: Tofino-Ucluelet highway reopens after 24-hour closure

Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down from 11 a.m. Feb. 22 to at 11 a.m. Feb. 23.

Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down for 24 hours this weekend to allow crews to remove a bridge installed after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide on Jan. 23. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Oyen, Alberta. (Google Maps)

Truck driver charged in Alberta highway crash that killed 11-year-old boy

Truck allegedly slammed into back of family’s SUV that was stopped on highway due to construction

Oyen, Alberta. (Google Maps)
Unsecured dogs and driving don’t mix, say Oceanside RCMP. (Black Press file photo)

The ‘ultimate distraction’: RCMP warn drivers against unsecured pets in vehicles

Cops, ICBC offer tips after pooch killed in Vancouver Island mishap

Unsecured dogs and driving don’t mix, say Oceanside RCMP. (Black Press file photo)
Nanoose Bay Volunteer Fire Department fire crews check on a Ford SUV that crashed on an embankment on Island Highway 19 near Arbutus Meadows on Wednesday, Jan. 29. (Michael Briones photo)
Nanoose Bay Volunteer Fire Department fire crews check on a Ford SUV that crashed on an embankment on Island Highway 19 near Arbutus Meadows on Wednesday, Jan. 29. (Michael Briones photo)
One woman was taken to hospital with possible fractured bones after she and a second pedestrian were hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Meredith and Bowen roads on Friday. (Photo submitted)

Two women struck by vehicle at Nanaimo intersection

One woman taken to hospital with possible broken bones

One woman was taken to hospital with possible fractured bones after she and a second pedestrian were hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Meredith and Bowen roads on Friday. (Photo submitted)
VIDEO: Driver tries to cross B.C. bridge with only three working wheels
VIDEO: Driver tries to cross B.C. bridge with only three working wheels
First responders on site investigating an auto incident. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Vancouver Island police happy they can sweep minor auto accidents to side of the road

Police can now avoid paperwork, make getting traffic going the priority in minor crashes

First responders on site investigating an auto incident. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)