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Traffic is clearing up after a trailer was overturned along the Malahat nearby Okotoks Road on Wednesday afternoon. (Twitter/Emcon Services Inc.)

UPDATED: Traffic cleared after trailer overturned on Malahat

Congestion easing up for drivers nearby Okotoks Road

Traffic is clearing up after a trailer was overturned along the Malahat nearby Okotoks Road on Wednesday afternoon. (Twitter/Emcon Services Inc.)
A motorcycle crash on the Malahat caused traffic delays up to four hours in the northbound lane on Saturday afternoon. (Google Maps)

One dead following motorcycle crash on Malahat

Malahat reopened shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday

A motorcycle crash on the Malahat caused traffic delays up to four hours in the northbound lane on Saturday afternoon. (Google Maps)
Emergency crews are responding to a crash in Cobble Hill nearby Fisher Road and the Trans-Canada Highway. (Photo by Colby Perkins)

UPDATED: RCMP investigating serious crash in Cobble Hill

Emergency crews shut down intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Fisher Road

Emergency crews are responding to a crash in Cobble Hill nearby Fisher Road and the Trans-Canada Highway. (Photo by Colby Perkins)
A crash on the Malahat is causing traffic back ups near Okotoks Drive. (Drive BC Highway Cam)

Crash snarls early morning Malahat traffic

Traffic backed up near Okotoks Drive

A crash on the Malahat is causing traffic back ups near Okotoks Drive. (Drive BC Highway Cam)
A rolled dump truck backs up traffic on the Malahat near Goldstream Park on Feb. 13. (Chuck Meanley photo)
A rolled dump truck backs up traffic on the Malahat near Goldstream Park on Feb. 13. (Chuck Meanley photo)
Traffic was diverted to the northbound lanes of the Malahat after a rockslide between Goldstream Provincial Park and Ice Cream Mountain. (Emcon Services Inc., South Island Division/Twitter)

Site where rockslide occurred along Malahat is too narrow for rock blasting or drilling: Emcon

‘Rockfalls are inevitable, so we try to increase our response times,’ says representative

Traffic was diverted to the northbound lanes of the Malahat after a rockslide between Goldstream Provincial Park and Ice Cream Mountain. (Emcon Services Inc., South Island Division/Twitter)
Traffic is delayed in the Tunnel Hill area of the Malahat due to a single vehicle collision. (Google Maps image)

Minor delays on Malahat after Tuesday afternoon collision

A vehicle struck a barrier post in the Tunnel Hill area

Traffic is delayed in the Tunnel Hill area of the Malahat due to a single vehicle collision. (Google Maps image)
A CRD safety commission survey shows majority of the respondents are in favour of point-to-point speed cameras on the Malahat. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News staff)

UPDATED: Vancouver Islanders want speed cameras on the Malahat

Survey conducted last spring shows 70 per cent of respondents in favour

A CRD safety commission survey shows majority of the respondents are in favour of point-to-point speed cameras on the Malahat. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News staff)
The three different colours detail the three different stages of Pat Clements’ proposed alternative to the Malahat. Red is the 10-year plan, green represents the 20-year plan and the purple line represents the addition for the 50-year plan. (Map courtesy of Pat Clements)

Alternative highway plan to the Malahat looking to gain traction

Pat Clements detailed a 50-year transportation network in three stages

The three different colours detail the three different stages of Pat Clements’ proposed alternative to the Malahat. Red is the 10-year plan, green represents the 20-year plan and the purple line represents the addition for the 50-year plan. (Map courtesy of Pat Clements)
New traffic improvements on the Malahat deemed unsafe by east side residents. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

East side Malahat community say new turnaround increases risk of collision

New turnaround’s poor sight lines and high speed of oncoming traffic leave drivers feeling unsafe

New traffic improvements on the Malahat deemed unsafe by east side residents. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)
A group on Facebook is calling for a section of the Malahat to be named Patterson Pass in honour of former Malahat Fire Chief Rob Patterson. (Photo contributed)

Call to rename part of Malahat in former Malahat Fire Chief Rob Patterson’s honour

Facebook group starts discussion which led to ministry request

  • Oct 3, 2018
A group on Facebook is calling for a section of the Malahat to be named Patterson Pass in honour of former Malahat Fire Chief Rob Patterson. (Photo contributed)
Malahat line painting still underway nightly

Malahat line painting still underway nightly

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure expects to have the fourth lane open soon

Malahat line painting still underway nightly
Falling rocks closed the Malahat for three hours on Monday morning as geotechnical engineers conducted an assessment. (Photo courtesy of BC Transportation)

Malahat closed an average of once per month, says Ministry of Transportation

Highway has been closed eight times this year due to vehicle incidents

Falling rocks closed the Malahat for three hours on Monday morning as geotechnical engineers conducted an assessment. (Photo courtesy of BC Transportation)
Belton Bros. Structural Movers will be transporting a house (not the one pictured above) from Goldstream Provincial Park to Cobble Hill late Thursday night and into Friday morning. (Belton Bros. Facebook photo)

Structural movers relocate house from Langford to Chemainus

Traffic will be affected from midnight to 4 a.m.

Belton Bros. Structural Movers will be transporting a house (not the one pictured above) from Goldstream Provincial Park to Cobble Hill late Thursday night and into Friday morning. (Belton Bros. Facebook photo)
A petition was started for creating alternative routes to the Malahat in case of an emergency. (File photo)

Should there be an alternate route to the Malahat highway?

Petition by Duncan man launched to find ways to keep traffic moving on the Malahat after a crash

A petition was started for creating alternative routes to the Malahat in case of an emergency. (File photo)
Traffic heading north on the Trans-Canada Highway up the Malahat being rerouted onto Westshore Parkway. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

UPDATED: Malahat has re-opened in both directions after fatal collision

The Malahat has been re-opened in both directions

Traffic heading north on the Trans-Canada Highway up the Malahat being rerouted onto Westshore Parkway. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Shawnigan Lake RCMP urges caution after several incidents snarled traffic on Malahat

Shawnigan Lake RCMP urges caution after several incidents snarled traffic on Malahat

Thousands of drivers stuck for hours after incidents

  • Jul 24, 2018
Shawnigan Lake RCMP urges caution after several incidents snarled traffic on Malahat
Traffic is backed up on the Malahat due to a vehicle incident. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

Malahat reopens after fatal accident

Incident delayed traffic in both directions

  • Jun 9, 2018
Traffic is backed up on the Malahat due to a vehicle incident. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)
Island man leads police on brief chase on Malahat

Island man leads police on brief chase on Malahat

Motorcyclist slapped with violation tickets

Island man leads police on brief chase on Malahat
Fundraising campaign set up for teen involved in Malahat crash

Fundraising campaign set up for teen involved in Malahat crash

Kayla-Marie Gibson, 19, is the breadwinner of the family, says GoFundMe campaign

  • May 28, 2018
Fundraising campaign set up for teen involved in Malahat crash