Life is good on Vancouver Island. We have only one traffic jam, but it’s a hell of a big one. Vancouver Islanders who work in Victoria and live in Westshore communities have angst for just one intersection; the McKenzie interchange.
People from Greater Victoria all the way up to Campbell River have been complaining about this intersection since the eighties, but projects to ameliorate the bottleneck never got off the ground. The intersection is in municipality of Saanich and they have not been willing, rightly so, to foot the bill because commuters affected by the traffic congestion come from neighbouring municipalities. Fast forward thirty years to 2015 and 90,000 cars cram through this intersection every day!