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More gasoline supply arriving in Greater Victoria

Gasoline supplies are fine, says City of Langford engineer | Hwy1 Malahat is now single lane alternating 24 hours a day, says MOTI.

Thursday November 18, 2021 | LANGFORD, BC

by Mary P Brooke, Editor | Island Social Trends

The City of Langford has said just now (at 8 am, November 18) that 15 gas tanker trucks currently mustered at the Bamberton site will travel by escort southbound over the Malahat (Highway 1) at 9 am this morning.

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Roads are clear of traffic on Hwy 1 just north of West Shore Pkwy, November 18, 2021 at 9:15 am. [Drive BC]

That’s heading into Greater Victoria.

“There is no need to panic about gasoline supplies,” says Michelle Mahovlich, Director of Engineering.

[Any updates on gasoline supply will be posted here.]

Malahat update:

As of 9:15 am today November 18, the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure says that Malahat overnight closures have been cancelled, and single-lane alternating traffic (30 minutes at a time) will continue 24 hours a day, now that culvert repairs have been done (overnight last night).

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Roadwork on Hwy 1 Malahat was done overnight November 17, 2021 including culvert repair. [BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure]
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