TRAFFIC ADVISORIES

Traffic & Trails Advisories

 


LANGFORD/HWY1 AREA

  • mckeznie-rockblasting-map-nov1816Ongoing in 2017. McKenzie Interchange (McKenzie/Admirals at Hwy 1). Traffic interruptions will be intermittent. During the day the traffic waits will be about 15 minutes long, affecting drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. There will be no construction activity on Sundays or statutory holidays.
  • Thursday, June 22 ~ TRAFFIC ADVISORY Highway 1 overnight closure – The BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure reminds drivers that Highway 1 will be closed overnight between McKenzie Ave/Admirals Rd and the Helmcken interchange while crews install the temporary bridge for pedestrians and cyclists over the highway.The closure will begin at midnight tonight June 22 and the highway will re-open by 5:30 a.m. tomorrow morning (Friday, June 23). Traffic travelling westbound on Highway 1 will still be permitted to turn off the highway onto McKenzie Ave or Admirals Rd. During this time, please use alternative routes and allow for extra time.

    The Galloping Goose Trail will remain open but pedestrians and cyclists are asked to please watch for signs and workers.

    Current traffic advisories at www.drivebc.ca

 

 


 

Thursday, June 22 ~ TRAFFIC ADVISORY Hwy 1 overnight closure – The BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure reminds drivers that Hwy 1 will be closed overnight between McKenzie Ave/Admirals Rd and the Helmcken interchange while crews install the temporary bridge for pedestrians and cyclists over the highway. The closure will begin at midnight tonight June 22 and the highway will re-open by 5:30 a.m. tomorrow morning (Friday, June 23). Traffic travelling westbound on Highway 1 will still be permitted to turn off the highway onto McKenzie Ave or Admirals Rd. During this time, please use alternative routes and allow for extra time. The Galloping Goose Trail will remain open but pedestrians and cyclists are asked to please watch for signs and workers. Current advisories: www.drivebc.ca


Friday, June 9 ~ TRAFFIC ADVISORY for June 9 to 16. Expect minor traffic delays on Hwy 1 northbound at Leigh Road in Langford starting today. There will be barrier glare guard maintenance being done, 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday, starting June 9 through June 16. Please use caution around the construction site says Mainroad South Island.


Thursday, June 8 ~ VICTORIA AREA. The BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) has issued a traffic advisory about McKenzie Avenue and Highway 1 construction closures coming up June 12 to 16.

Between Monday June 12 and Friday June 16, travellers are advised of overnight closures, detours and delays on McKenzie Avenue and Highway 1 as part of the McKenzie interchange construction.

The following closures will allow crews to install the Galloping Goose Trail bridge over McKenzie Avenue and the temporary pedestrian/cyclist bridge over Highway 1:

> Monday, June 12, from 11 p.m. to Tuesday, June 13, at 5:30 a.m. McKenzie Avenue will be closed between Burnside Road W and Highway 1.
Tuesday, June 13, from 11 p.m. to Wednesday, June 14, at 5:30 a.m. McKenzie Avenue will be closed between Burnside Road W and Highway 1.
> Friday, June 16, from midnight to 5:30 a.m. Highway 1 will be closed between McKenzie Avenue / Admirals Road and the Helmcken interchange.

MOTI says that every effort will be made to open these routes as quickly as possible, as soon as it is safe for both the construction crews and the travelling public. The work schedule may change due to weather and other conditions.

All travellers including drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are advised to plan alternative routes and to allow for extra time. Please also obey traffic control personnel and construction speed limits, and watch for workers and highway message boards. For up-to-date traffic advisories: www.drivebc.ca

The interchange, when complete, is expected to improve travel times between core areas, Saanich and the western communities of Colwood, Langford and beyond to Sooke.


 

COLWOOD AREA

  • None at this time.

SOOKE AREA (and west to Port Renfrew)

  • Wednesday, July 12 – Hwy 14 – traffic detour due to brush fire, starting 3:30 pm, still active after 6 pm — see MAIN PAGE of this website for details.

MILL BAY | COWICHAN | SHAWNIGAN

  • None at this time.

 

VANCOUVER ISLAND – 


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