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Langford Traffic: 90-minute delay on Hwy 1 northbound

Dump truck went off the road.

Monday August 15, 2022 | LANGFORD, BC

by Mary P Brooke, Editor | Island Social Trends


This afternoon for about an hour, the northbound lane of Highway 1 — north of West Shore Parkway and just past Ice Cream Mountain was closed as a dump truck that went off the road was dealt with.

The busy northbound lane of Highway 1 through Langford is a through-route for people leaving the Greater Victoria area and heading up-island.

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Traffic backup on northbound Hwy 1 (Trans Canada) just north of West Shore Parkway, mid-afternoon August 15, 2022. [Drive BC]

West Shore RCMP issued an advisory about the situation at 1:50 p.m and the area was reopened by about 3:20 p.m.

Locally, City of Langford Director of Engineering Michelle Mahovlich advised media about the northbound lane closure around 2:15 pm. At 3:15 pm she advised that the highway was open again.

Highway 1 (aka the Trans Canada) is the responsibility of the provincial Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.

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===== ABOUT THE WRITER:

Mary Brooke, editor, West Shore Voice News
Mary P Brooke, Editor and Publisher, Island Social Trends.

Island Social Trends Editor Mary P Brooke has been writing about socioeconomic trends in the Langford area — including traffic and SD62 news — since 2014 (previously as West Shore Voice News, 2014-2020).

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