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.

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For Immediate Release
22-022
June 20, 2022

NEW BOARD APPOINTMENTS AT BC FERRIES
BC Ferries welcomes new board members and acknowledges those leaving


VICTORIA – BC Ferries welcomes six new board members appointed this week to the British Columbia Ferry Services Board  -- the board that provides oversight to the day-to-day operations of the ferry company. 

The experience these board members bring, in addition to that of existing members, will be welcome as the company navigates return to ferry travel and the realities of operating in a post-pandemic-restrictions world. Climate change and providing capacity to serve the needs of coastal communities are other important issues facing BC Ferries. 
    
BC Ferries appreciates the board members who have concluded their time on the board --  chair Brenda Eaton and directors Jan Grude, Janine North, Bruce Chan, Gordon Kukec and Judith Sayers and thanks them for their service. Their expertise and commitment to the company has helped us navigate the pandemic and put the ferry system in a healthy position for the future. 

For information about the board appointments, visit bcferryauthority.com.
 
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