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Road Closures - Midtown Gateway and Midtown Water Supply Projects

Midtown Water Supply Project: 

March 26 to 30 the Nanaimo Parkway (Hwy 19) will be closed between the the Jingle Pot intersection and the College Drive/Fifth Street intersection for construction of the Midtown Water Supply Project. Over the four-day period, the closures will be in effect overnight from 7 pm to 7 am.

During the closure, use the detour route shown on the map or Island Highway (19A). Drivers are reminded to slow down and pay close attention to signage.

* Plese Note* Those who have signed up for Voyent Alerts will receive one today with the Parkway closure reminder. If you don't receive it, check to make sure your phone hasn’t put the app to sleep. There is a short video on how to check and a video on how to sign up at

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Parkway closure detour route map for Midtown Water Supply project

Midtown Gateway Project: 

Lane closures on Bowen Road from 7pm March 26 to 7pm March 27. One vehicle lane per direction will be available. However, drivers are encouraged to use an alternate route to avoid delays.
Rosstown Road, at the intersection of Bowen Road, will be closed to vehicle access from 7pm March 26 to 7pm March 27. Drivers are asked to detour around using Pheasant Terrace and Labieux Road. There will be no transit service along Rosstown Road or Pheasant Terrace. Transit users are requested to use existing bus stops on Labieux Road and to check out the latest BC Transit information.
The southern Bowen Road access into Beban Park remains closed 24 hours daily to all vehicle traffic, cyclists and pedestrians until March 31. Please use one of the alternate park accesses.
All main parking lots, facilities and amenities within Beban Park are open during construction. Certain park areas are fenced off and closed to the public for safety reasons. Please obey all signage placed for your safety and follow the directions of any flag persons on duty.
There will be sidewalk closures along Bowen Road between Northfield Road and Labieux Road. Pedestrians are asked to follow sidewalk detour signage placed for their safety and follow the directions of any flag persons on duty.
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Midtown Gateway March 26-27 2023 Bowen Traffic Disruptions


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