Transit users travelling through the western communities will soon enjoy a faster commute as work begins on a new bus-queue jump lane at Jacklin Road and Highway 14/Sooke Road. The eastbound bus-queue lane will start roughly 100 metres before the intersection …Continue reading →
Drivers are advised that Highway 14 west of Sooke remains closed in both directions due to significant tree-fall, downed power lines and hazardous road conditions. Ministry staff are working with BC Hydro crews to remove numerous trees that have fallen …Continue reading →
There are a few delays to note on BC Highway 14, starting Monday. Please note construction speed zones, and obey flaggers’ directions. Utility work First up is the utility work planned between Shields Rd and Murray Rd (Sooke). This will …Continue reading →
Overnight paving will take place on Sooke Road between Lazzar Road and Idlemore Road, starting Thu Oct 4 at 8:00 pm going through until Fri Oct 5 at 5:00 am. Partial lane closures will impact traffic in both directions. The …Continue reading →
–Rick Fonger Recently a letter writer to the Sooke Mirror News asked the incoming Sooke council to make the upgrading of Highway 14 their priority. It’s important to let our elected officials spend their resources on things they have control …Continue reading →
More than 75% of the projects along Highway 14 announced in January by Premier John Horgan, MLA for Langford-Juan de Fuca, are complete or nearing completion, with another major corridor upgrade to improve safety and reduce congestion just around the corner. “If …Continue reading →
We’re collecting your feedback on #BCHwy14 corridor improvements until July 15. Form is quick to fill out – we’d love to learn your priorities (link at bottom of page) https://t.co/w6eBORKi00 #Sooke #yyj pic.twitter.com/w4UOJ65xS3 — BC Transportation (@TranBC) July 13, 2018 …Continue reading →
Three new sets of bus pullouts are now complete along Highway 14, as part of a number of improvements to boost safety, reduce congestion and keep people moving along the corridor. The pullouts, on both sides of Highway 14, are …Continue reading →
The public is invited to attend a public open house in Sooke about proposed improvements and plans for the Highway 14 corridor between Langford and Port Renfrew. This will be a drop-in style open house. Ministry staff will be at the …Continue reading →
The construction of the bus lane pullouts along Sooke Road continue to impact drivers. But rest easy. In the long term it means you’ll no longer be stuck behind a stopped bus as it picks up and drops off passengers, or duct tapes up a bike (kidding about the duct tape, there’s actually an official bike rack).
Thanks to the SPN regular reader (and frequent contributor) Karissa Parrish for submitting this sunny photo.
“Expect minor delays,” writes SPN reader Karissa Parrish.