Travel advisory: Highway 17 Closures - Keating Cross Road Overpass Project - July 25, 29 and August 7, 2024 View ×

Posted on: Friday, July 19, 2024

Highway 17 Closures
Keating Cross Road Overpass Project
Victoria to Swartz Bay

July 25, 29 and August 7, 2024

Patricia Bay Highway (Hwy 17) between Victoria and Swartz Bay on Vancouver Island will be temporarily closed from Tanner Road to Island View Road due to the Keating Cross Road Overpass Project during the noted times on the following dates:

Scheduled Highway Closures

Thursday,
July 25, 2024

Monday,
July 29, 2024

Wednesday,
August 7, 2024

10:00 pm – 6:00 am

8:00 pm – 6:00 am

10:00 pm – 6:00 am


Customers looking to travel to or from Swartz Bay terminal during closure times will be impacted and should plan their travel accordingly. A detour will be in effect via Central Saanich Road. Customers should be prepared for a 15-20 minute delay as a result.

Those using transit to Swartz Bay are strongly advised to take earlier bus departures because of the detour. Additional information is available online at: https://alerts.bctransit.com/RouteAlertsDetail/45/70/724. 

For more information, please check the Keating Cross Overpass Project website here: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/transportation-projects/other-transportation-projects/highway-17-keating-cross-overpass.

For up-to-date sailing and departure information, check Current Conditions, follow @BCFerries on X, or phone 1-888-223-3779 for further assistance.

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Service notice - Peak Summer Schedule

Posted:   Monday, June 24, 2024

Peak Summer Schedule

Langdale (Sunshine Coast) - New Brighton (Gambier Island) -
Keats Landing (Keats Island West)

June to September 2, 2024

In an effort to improve the connection for customers travelling between the Langdale (Sunshine Coast) - New Brighton (Gambier Island) - Keats Landing (Keats Island West), the summer schedule has been modified beginning June 26 - September 2, 2024.

Some sailing times have been slightly altered as a result. Customers can view the new schedule for this route here.

This enhanced schedule during the peak summer season is in response to a request from the Sunshine Coast Ferry Advisory Committee and the broader public.

For up-to-date sailing and departure information, visit bcferries.com or follow @BCFerries on X.

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