Sixteen new cameras and 33 new views were added to the DriveBC webcam network in 2022, including in Squamish.
DriveBC camera installed a new webcam at Highway 99 at Valley Drive in Squamish, looking north and south. It provides improved and up-to-date information for residents of Squamish and for skiers travelling to and from Whistler and Blackcomb.
Other locations in BC where new cameras were installed in 2022 are as follows:
Highway 5 at Exit 366 Logan Lake and Lac le Jeune Road. The camera provides information about current conditions for travellers along Highway 5 and to Logan Lake and Lac le Jeune.
Francois Lake Ferry Landings at north and south bank ferry terminals. There are now better views of the lineup at the south bank terminal, and a new view at the north bank provides drivers and foot passengers information about the lineups and current conditions.
Highway 4 at Taylor River, approximately 37 kilometres west of Port Alberni at the turn off for Taylor River Rest Area, looking west and east. The camera provides views of Highway 4 conditions for drivers travelling to and from the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Many DriveBC cameras are pan-tilt-zoom cameras that can deliver several views from a single position. There are now 486 cameras delivering 985 real-time views of road conditions at strategic locations throughout the province. Webcam locations are based on needs identified by residents, contractors or weather experts.