Victoria drivers can expect evening traffic delays on Highway 1

Nighttime road paving will take place from Thursday to Saturday on the Trans-Canada Highway

Drivers on the Trans-Canada Highway can expect delays starting Thursday night and lasting until Saturday.

According to a release sent out by Mainroad South Island Contracting, the company which manages provincial highways on the south Island, there is nighttime paving work scheduled for the Langford and Saanich areas.

The paving will take place in various locations on Highway 1 between Goldstream Provincial Park and McKenzie Avenue in Saanich.

READ MORE: Winter is coming and highways will be a challenge say maintenance workers

READ MORE: Leigh Road connection to be completed by March

READ MORE: City of Victoria hires traffic consultants to tweak downtown intersections

The work is scheduled to occur between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. from Thursday to Saturday.

All lanes on the highway may be affected and drivers are to expect minor delays.

Motorists are being asked to watch for roadside workers and obey traffic control.

Up-to-date traffic information can be found on the DriveBC website.

shalu.mehta@goldstreamgazette.com


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Police incident in Mount Douglas Park leads to road closure

Officers turning cars away, letting hikers go up trails

PHOTOS: Women’s March through downtown Victoria draws crowds of activists, allies

Attendees of all ages carried instruments, posters with empowering messages

New Oak Bay bylaw supports planting 5,000 new trees

Residents can share thoughts on new tree protection bylaw at Jan. 29 open house

Victoria resident lives well despite dementia

Walter Strauss has developed an interest in music and now takes line dancing classes

‘Like an ATM’: World’s first biometric opioid-dispensing machine launches in B.C.

First-of-its-kind dispensing machine unveiled in the Downtown Eastside with hopes of curbing overdose deaths

B.C. society calls out conservation officer after dropping off bear cub covered in ice

Ice can be seen in video matted into emaciated bear cub’s fur

Horgan cancels event in northern B.C. due to security concerns, says Fraser Lake mayor

The premier will still be visiting the city, but the location and day will not be made public

PHOTOS: Eastern Newfoundland reeling, search underway for missing man after blizzard

More than 70 centimetres of new snow fell overnight, creating whiteout conditions

Prince Harry, Meghan to give up ‘royal highness’ titles

‘Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much loved members of my family,’ says Queen Elizabeth II

Ice chunk from truck crushes vehicle windshield on Vancouver Island

None injured, but Nanaimo RCMP say there can be fines for accumulations of ice and snow

Calls for dialogue as Coastal GasLink pipeline polarizes some in northern B.C.

Coastal GasLink is building the 670-kilometre pipeline from British Columbia’s northeast to Kitimat on the coast

Intense winds en route to Greater Victoria

Winter storm warning in effect for east and west regions while wind warning to hit south and north

Theft victim confronts suspects with baseball bat on Vancouver Island

RCMP in Nanaimo seek to identify of two people alleged to have used a stolen credit card

Most Read