Delays expected along College Drive between Kaz Court and Dorchester Place

Motorists are advised to plan alternative routes


Motorists travelling along College Drive between Harwell Drive and the Nanaimo Parkway are advised to plan ahead. Rock blasting associated with utility installation is scheduled to occur between February 22nd and March 18th along College Drive between Kaz Court and Dorchester Place. For worker and general public safety, short duration closures of College Drive are required while the blasting work is underway.

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Key Points

  • From February 22nd to March 18th, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, delays on College Drive between Kaz Court and Dorchester Place are anticipated.
  • Traffic will be controlled via an alternating single lane with only one or two planned closures of three minutes while the rock is being blasted.
  • Drivers are asked to allow extra time for their commute and to obey all construction signage and traffic control personnel.


"College Drive is a major access to the residential neighbourhood. Alternate routes are available for drivers."

Construction Manager
City of Nanaimo

"Closing the road is the only way to remove this rock safely. Every effort will be made to minimize the duration of each closure and to keep traffic moving"

Project Manager
Milner Group


Stephen Ricketts
Manager, Construction
City of Nanaimo
(250) 756-5329
Craig Cookman
Project Manager
Milner Group
(250) 756-0773

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