A rock fall on the Trans-Canada Highway in Goldstream Provincial Park on Tuesday evening was cleared (Emcon Services Inc/ Twitter)

Power outages, road closures and fallen trees caused delays in the morning commute Jan 13 after a storm the night before

Highway 14 has been closed off Grant Road to Port Renfrew with several trees and water pipes shut down and blocking the roadway, deemed passable by 11 a if necessary.

STREET CLOSED: Highway 14, West Coast Road, is closed from Grant Road to Port Renfrew. Several trees and water pipes are blocking the road. Check Drive BC for updates @SookeRCMP @SookeFire @JdFSAR @DriveBC_VI

The BC Hydro crews were on site early Wednesday morning repairing damaged lines on Craigflower Road near Gorge Vale Golf Club between Admirals and Tillicum Streets

There were several closures and trees in East Sooke Reports came from East Sooke and Gillespie Streets, Roche Cove Bridge, and East Sooke and Rocky Point Streets

#EasrSooke FIre Dept turns vehicles on East Sooke Rd and Gillespie Rd up to the MOT. Flaggers come to trees down at Roche Cove Bridge and several trees on East Sooke Rd up to Rocky Point Rd #BCStorm #yyjtraffic

Just before 8:30 a.m.VicPD also posted on social media that officials, with the help of community public works workers, were dealing with failed power lines on the 500 block on Paradise Street in Esquimalt

At 8 am, Saanich police had already received several calls about fallen trees, blocking roads and power lines in the community falling

“Please be careful when driving today and report any obstacles or safety concerns on the roads to us,” Saanich police said in a social media post

Good morning #Saanich We are responding to multiple reports of trees on roads and water pipes Please drive carefully today and report any obstacles or safety concerns on the roads to us

A tree fell in the public works building in Oak Bay and damaged some older equipment, said public works superintendent David Brozuk

At 7:30 a.m.BC Hydro reported more than 21000 customers without electricity in the South Island areas of the Saanich Peninsula and the west coast were particularly hard hit

Oak Bay Fire Crews visited power lines this morning that had ignited a nearby tree due to high winds The crews had a large safety area until very busy BC Hydro crews could join Very dangerous, always stay clear and call 911 ImageTwittercom / HtWF0a3Gg9

In central Saanich, nearly a dozen outages were hit by a few thousand customers. Two major outages affected the majority of these apartments, the first south of Kersey Road, west of Pat Bay Highway and north of Charlton Road, 1st floor220 customers affected The second outage affected North Saanich and affected 1166 customers south of McTavish Road, east of Dean Park Road, north of Jeffree Road, and west of Emard Terrace

There were seven other minor outages listed in North Saanich, the most significant of which was on Towner Road, where 50 customers were without power. Sidney reported no outages on BC Hydro’s outage map, but the Sydney Volunteer Fire Department asked residents to respond Watch out for rubble on local roads

Commercial flights scheduled to land or depart from Victoria International Airport all morning appeared on time

In a regional warning issued at 1 am on Jan 13, BC Hydro said strong winds caused significant outages in the South Island and Gulf Islands Environment Canada warned strong winds of up to 70 km / h would be expected by early Wednesday afternoon

At 7 p.m. BC Hydro reported around 100000 customers without power on the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and the southern inland

And according to Emcon Services Inca rockfall on the Trans-Canada Highway in Goldstream Provincial Park was cleared. Crews were on site late Tuesday evening to clear debris

Rockfall in the Goldstream area of ​​#malahat The traffic lanes are clear, but expect delays and watch out for crew / flaggers as they clean up rock on their shoulders #yyjtraffic @WestshoreRCMP @TheQdotFM @LangfordFire @malahatfire picTwittercom / rC3T5yN9zZ

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BC Hydro Outage Map

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