Section of Bruce Avenue to close for street upgrades

Local traffic only between 5th and 6th Street

Summary

note: start date has been changed from August 20 to August 26

Bruce Avenue, between 5th and 6th Streets will be closed to through traffic from August 26, 2019 to September 13, 2019 for road upgrading. This work is being done in conjunction with the developer of 601 Bruce Avenue and includes re-profiling of the road for better sight lines, concrete curb, gutter and sidewalk, street lighting and new street markings.

For questions or individual concerns, please contact Cole Shafer - Capo Construction at 1-604-464-8439.

Link to Strategic Plan: Improve opportunities for active transportation in order to encourage a healthier and environmentally responsible community

Key Points

  • A detour using Howard Avenue will be in place 24 hours a day, including weekends and holidays.
  • Bruce Avenue between 5th and 6th Street will be closed to through traffic from August 26, 2019 to September 13, 2019.
  • Pedestrians can be escorted through the site, but as this is an active construction site, will need to wait for a traffic control person to provide guidance.

Quotes

"We appreciate that there is a lot of work going on in the Bruce Avenue corridor at the moment and felt that providing a road closure would get this portion of Bruce completed faster. We understand the inconvenience to the travelling public and are confident this closure will significantly reduce the duration of that inconvenience."

Project Manager, Engineering and Public Works
City of Nanaimo

Images

Bruce Avenue detour route
Bruce Avenue detour route
-30-

Contact:

Michael Elliott
Project Manager, Engineering and Public Works
City of Nanaimo
250-758-5222

Print News Release

Help us improve our website

Don't include private or financial information in this form.