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Alert Issued for Parkway (Hwy 19) Closure

An information alert was issued today to residents registered for the City's emergency notification system, Voyent Alert. It included the following details:

"March 26 to March 30, the Nanaimo Parkway, Highway 19, will be closed nightly between the Jingle Pot and Third Street intersection, and the College Drive and Fifth Street intersection, to install The Midtown Water Supply water pipeline crossing. Over the four-day period, the closures will be in effect from 7 pm to 7 am.


Northbound traffic will be detoured via the truck route down Fifth Street to Wakesiah Avenue and up Third Street/Jingle Pot Road. Southbound traffic will be diverted down Third Street/Jingle Pot Road to Wakesiah Avenue, and back up Fifth Street. Commuters and commercial traffic are encouraged to use the Old Island Highway, Highway 19A, as an alternate route.

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To register for Voyent Alert! visit the City's Emergency Call Alert page.


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