Temporary closures for Westwood trail

BC Hydro conducting brush clearing and tree falling work

Summary

Starting May 30, the lake trail and sections of the off-leash dog area in Westwood Lake Park will be closed intermittently during working hours while BC Hydro crews perform brush clearing work. Crews will be working between the hours of 6:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Those wishing to use the area are permitted to do so outside of the mentioned working hours.

The project is expected to be completed by Friday, June 3.

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Key Points

  • BC Hydro will be performing brush clearing and tree falling work near the trail and sections of the off-leash dog area around Westwood Lake May 30 through June 3.
  • Working hours for this project are from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. During the mentioned working hours sections of the lake trail will be closed to the public.
  • Signs will be posted along the trail to notify park users of closure areas.

Quotes

"While this project is underway we encourage the public to visit one of Nanaimo's many other trails."

Trails Supervisor - Parks
City of Nanaimo
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Contact:

Rich Coulthard
Trails Supervisor - Parks
City of Nanaimo
250-668-9694

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