Construction to begin on Hammond Bay Road

Single lane traffic can be expected starting February 19, 2019


Utility upgrades are slated to begin on Hammond Bay Road in late February. The project includes work in two work zones: between Friar Tuck Way and Prince John Way and between Prince John Way and Stephenson Point Road.

Work is scheduled to begin on February 19, 2019 and is anticipated to be complete by the end of May. Traffic disruptions can be expected after 9:00 am Mondays through Fridays during this period. Further work in the zone near Stephenson Point Road is expected to occur in Summer/Fall of 2019, more information on that project will follow once it is available.

Find more information, including a map of the work zones, at:

Link to Strategic Plan: Asset Management - Renewal of infrastructure

Key Points

  • Single lane alternating traffic can be expected after 9 am starting Tuesday February 19th 2019.
  • The project is expected to be completed in May 2019.
  • Commuters are encouraged to use alternate routes if possible or to allow extra time to reach your destination.


"This section of Hammond Bay Road is especially challenging for construction, I want to thank residents and commuters in advance for their patience during this project. The City of Nanaimo cares about the safety of our employees, our contractors, our residents, our businesses and our drivers on Nanaimo roads. Please plan ahead and respects work zones."

Manager, Engineering Projects
City of Nanaimo


Michael Elliott
Project Manager
City of Nanaimo

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