Traffic Alerts & Announcements

veggie starters

Buckerfield’s adapting to cooler weather for garden-starts

Monday May 16, 2022 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke, Editor | Island Social Trends This cooler-than-normal spring weather has surprised retails and gardeners alike....

Aerial moth spraying in View Royal, Lake Cowichan, Nanaimo

Monday May 16, 2022 | VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Aerial spray treatments for moths will be conducted on Vancouver...
saanich, garden suite

Garden suites popular in Saanich

Monday May 16, 2022 | SAANICH, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends Aiming to achieve a flexible new form of housing affordability, the...
jordie lunn, bike park, clubhouse

Two more big moves for Jordie Lunn Bike Park

Thursday May 12, 2022 | LANGFORD, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends On a sunny cool spring Tuesday morning, the next phase...
chickens, flu

Avian H5N1 found in flock in Comox Valley

Thursday May 12, 2022 | VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends H5N1 has been found in another small poultry flock...
langford, traffic, ad  tallwood 1, summer, 2022

Scheduled Traffic Interruptions


peatt road, langford

    • Monday March 7 to Tuesday May 10. West Shore Parkway at Amy Rd roundabout. Traffic delays during roundabout improvements. 7 am to 5 pm.
    • Friday April 22 to Friday July 29 (approximately). Goldstream Ave (Vantilburg Cres to Kristina Pl). Traffic delays during sewer and watermain construction.
    • Wednesday May 11 to Tuesday May 24. Massie Drive between Veterans Memorial Pkwy & Claude Rd. Approx 8 am to 3 pm each day. Traffic delays during Massive Drive landscaping.
    • Monday May 16. Reunion Ave (between Kelly Rd & Merchant Way). Traffic delays during road closure for concrete paving, 7 am to 3 pm. Access will be maintained for residents and businesses via alternate routes. Traffic control on-site.


    • January to May 2022. Veterans Memorial Parkway (south of Sooke Rd). Construction – Allandale Works and Services Project. City of Colwood recommends planning ahead to allow a few extra minutes. Single lane traffic and emergency access will be maintained. Delays may be expected. Traffic control personnel on site.
    • January to March 2022. Painter Trail (Dressler Road to Royal Bay). Underground utility installation by Northridge Excavating. Pedestrians and cyclists may experience some delays. Applegate Trail will be closed as well.
    • March 21 to September 2022. Metchosin Rd & Latoria Blvd. Signalization of intersection and Latoria Blvd bus exchange. 7 am to 7 pm.
    • Wednesday April 27. Veterans Memorial Pkwy (south of Kelly Rd). Removal of boulders by BC Hydro, along west side of VMP, between the shoulder and the trail. A section of the outside lane (slow) will be closed to allow for a safe zone for workers and motorists.
    • Thursday April 28 into Friday April 29. Veterans Memorial Pkwy (south of Kelly Rd). Underground BC Hydro Duct Bank Project – asphalt reinstatement. 6 pm overnight to 6 am. Both northbound and southbound lanes will be affected. Traffic reduced to single lanes in both directions during paving. Expect delays. Traffic control will be on site.
    • Monday May 16 to Friday May 20. Sooke Rd (between Veterans Memorial Pkwy and 2434 Sooke Rd). Traffic delays during overhead cable utility works by TELUS. Nighttime: 7 pm to 1 am.
    • Colwood Roads – municipal page

View Royal

  • No traffic notes at this time.
  • Sooke

    • To summer 2022. Highway 14 from Connie Road to Glinz Road. Starting spring/summer 2020, to create four lanes near the 17-Mile Pub, and a BC Transit Park & Ride. Continues for two years to summer 2022. 
    •  Saturday April 16. West Shore Parkway to Highway 14 / along Hwy 14 (Sooke Road) through Sooke town centre to French Beach Provincial Park. Convoy to Sooke for Sooke Freedom Fest. 12 noon to 4 pm.
    • Saanich

      • March 14 to April 1. McKenzie Ave and Saanich Rd. Traffic signal poles being replaced at the intersection. Complete closures 24/7. Existing traffic signals will be removed to make space for the new electrical equipment and infrastructure upgrades. Sidewalks and roadway will be reinstated after the signal installations. Pedestrians use adjacent crosswalks at Nelthorpe St or Quadra St. Transit will detour on Vernon Ave to the Pat Bay Hwy to McKenzie Av.  McKenzie Ave will be allowed continuous through traffic during the project. Lane closures may be in effect at times.mckenzie ave, saanich rd

        Cowichan/Duncan & Central Vancouver Island

    • NANAIMO Saturday April 30. RCMP safety check on South Island Highway (north of Dorman Rd).

      Port Renfrew

      • No traffic notes at this time.


        • Remember to drive safely and be safe during COVID.