Main routes in Greater Victoria, including the Trans-Canada Highway and the Pat Bay Highway, are clear, though some left hand turn lanes, acceleration lanes and on/off ramps may be slushy. (Drive BC webcam)

Travel advisories lifted for Vancouver Island: Drive BC

Police warning motorists to be cautious when driving in slushy conditions

Travel advisories have been lifted for Vancouver Island, according to Drive BC, with all major roads reported as bare and wet.

Main routes in Greater Victoria, including the Trans-Canada Highway and the Pat Bay Highway, are clear, though some left hand turn lanes, acceleration lanes and on/off ramps may be slushy.

Though the snowfall warning has ended for the region, accumulated snow is still on the ground on some side roads.

READ MORE: Cowichan, Sooke, Nanaimo, Victoria, Saanich schools remain closed

Police are asking residents to use extra caution on the roadways as melting snow and slushy conditions can make driving even more difficult.


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Lost dog reunited with family three months after going missing along Juan de Fuca trail

‘The poor thing was skin and bones,’ says one of the Sooke rescuers

Victoria family donates 878 falafel wraps to support Beirut blast victims

Wrap and Roll pulls in $20,500 during weekend fundraiser

Reimagined campaign continues to make Vancouver Island wishes come true

#UnWinedOutside allows participants to support Make-A-Wish Foundation, local businesses

Police investigating string of break-ins at closed Saanich care home

Electronics, tools reported stolen from Mount Tolmie Hospital

Laid-off hotel workers begin hunger strike demanding job protection

Laid-off workers not sure what they’ll do when government support programs end

B.C. records 30-50 new COVID-19 cases a day over weekend, no new deaths

Many of those testing positive were identified by contact tracing for being linked to other confirmed infections

Five B.C. First Nations call out Canada for ‘discriminatory’ food fish practices

West Coast nations say government ignoring court-won right to chinook and coho

Rent-relief program becomes new front in fight between Liberals, opposition

Opposition trying to draw parallels between decision to have Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. run program and the WE controversy

Nanaimo woman will buy ‘supersonic’ hair dryer after $500,000 lotto win

Debra Allen won $500,000 in July 28 Lotto Max draw

Ottawa sets minimum unemployment rate at 13.1% for EI calculation

Statistics Canada says the unemployment rate was 10.9 per cent in July

Cougar euthanized after attacking little dog in Qualicum area

Owner freed pet by whacking big cat, but dog didn’t survive the attack

$45K in donations received after couple’s sudden death in Tulameen

Sarah MacDermid, 31, and Casey Bussiere, 37, died August long weekend

Famous Yukon-based bhangra dancer brings movements of joy to Long Beach

Internet-famous dancer is exploring Vancouver Island, visiting the B.C. Legislature and more

Most Read