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For Immediate Release
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May 25, 2021

BC Ferries informs Tsawwassen terminal customers of overnight Massey Tunnel closure on May 28 and 29

Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure closing tunnel from 10 pm – 4 am

VICTORIA – BC Ferries is informing customers travelling through Tsawwassen terminal late evening on May 28 and 29 that the Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure is conducting full overnight closures of the George Massey Tunnel from 10 pm – 4 am on those dates. For more information, see the Ministry’s traffic advisory here.

On both nights, the George Massey Tunnel on Highway 99 will be closed in both directions from 10 pm to 4 am. In particular, this closure could affect customers travelling on the following sailings:
  • 8:15 pm sailing on May 28 from Duke Point to Tsawwassen
  • 9 pm sailing on May 28 from Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen
  • 10:45 pm sailing on May 28 from Duke Point to Tsawwassen
  • 10:45 pm sailing on May 28 from Tsawwassen to Duke Point
  • 9 pm sailing on May 29 from Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen
A detour is available for all regular and commercial traffic via Highway 91 and the Alex Fraser Bridge:
  • Northbound Highway 99 traffic should detour around the closed George Massey Tunnel by taking Exit 16 Route 91 toward Alex Fraser Bridge
  • Southbound Highway 99 traffic should detour around the closed George Massey Tunnel via Exit 37 Route 91 toward Alex Fraser Bridge
For the latest travel information, visit DriveBC at drivebc.ca
 
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