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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Route

Comox (Little River) to Powell River (Westview)


Service notices

MONDAY

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:15 AM
7:45 AM 01:30

Non-stop

9:55 AM
11:25 AM 01:30

Non-stop

3:25 PM
4:55 PM 01:30

Non-stop

7:10 PM
8:40 PM 01:30

Non-stop

TUESDAY

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:15 AM
7:45 AM 01:30

Non-stop

9:55 AM
11:25 AM 01:30

Non-stop

3:25 PM
4:55 PM 01:30

Non-stop

7:10 PM
8:40 PM 01:30

Non-stop

WEDNESDAY

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:15 AM
7:45 AM 01:30

Not Available on: 25 Dec

Non-stop

9:55 AM
11:25 AM 01:30

Non-stop

3:25 PM
4:55 PM 01:30

Non-stop

7:10 PM
8:40 PM 01:30

Non-stop

THURSDAY

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:15 AM
7:45 AM 01:30

Non-stop

9:55 AM
11:25 AM 01:30

Non-stop

3:25 PM
4:55 PM 01:30

Non-stop

7:10 PM
8:40 PM 01:30

Non-stop

FRIDAY

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:15 AM
7:45 AM 01:30

Non-stop

9:55 AM
11:25 AM 01:30

Non-stop

3:25 PM
4:55 PM 01:30

Non-stop

7:10 PM
8:40 PM 01:30

Non-stop

SATURDAY

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:15 AM
7:45 AM 01:30

Non-stop

9:55 AM
11:25 AM 01:30

Non-stop

3:25 PM
4:55 PM 01:30

Non-stop

7:10 PM
8:40 PM 01:30

Non-stop

SUNDAY

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:15 AM
7:45 AM 01:30

Non-stop

9:55 AM
11:25 AM 01:30

Non-stop

3:25 PM
4:55 PM 01:30

Non-stop

7:10 PM
8:40 PM 01:30

Non-stop



Little River terminal is located in the Comox Valley on the east coast of Vancouver Island. The terminal is a 10 minute drive north of the town of Comox, follow signs on Highway 19 or 19A. Sailings departing from Little River provide service to Powell River (Westview) on the Sunshine Coast.

Check-in times

For travel to Powell River (Westview) with a reservation – Arrive at the terminal 30 to 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure. Your booking will not be honoured and travel will be based on your order of arrival at the terminal if you arrive before booking check-in has opened, or after booking check-in has closed.

  • Booking check-in for foot passenger groups and vehicles opens 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.
  • Booking check-in for foot passenger groups and vehicles closes 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

For travel without a reservation or on a non-bookable route – Travel is based on your order of arrival at the terminal. Ticket sales and check-in for foot passengers and vehicles closes 5 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing departure.


Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

Last updated:  Jul 24, 2024.

Route

Powell River (Westview) to Comox (Little River)


Service notices

MONDAY

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:05 AM
9:35 AM 01:30

Non-stop

11:50 AM
1:20 PM 01:30

Non-stop

5:15 PM
6:45 PM 01:30

Non-stop

8:45 PM
10:15 PM 01:30

Non-stop

TUESDAY

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:05 AM
9:35 AM 01:30

Non-stop

11:50 AM
1:20 PM 01:30

Non-stop

5:15 PM
6:45 PM 01:30

Non-stop

8:45 PM
10:15 PM 01:30

Non-stop

WEDNESDAY

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:05 AM
9:35 AM 01:30

Not Available on: 25 Dec

Non-stop

11:50 AM
1:20 PM 01:30

Non-stop

5:15 PM
6:45 PM 01:30

Non-stop

8:45 PM
10:15 PM 01:30

Non-stop

THURSDAY

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:05 AM
9:35 AM 01:30

Non-stop

11:50 AM
1:20 PM 01:30

Non-stop

5:15 PM
6:45 PM 01:30

Non-stop

8:45 PM
10:15 PM 01:30

Non-stop

FRIDAY

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:05 AM
9:35 AM 01:30

Non-stop

11:50 AM
1:20 PM 01:30

Non-stop

5:15 PM
6:45 PM 01:30

Non-stop

8:45 PM
10:15 PM 01:30

Non-stop

SATURDAY

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:05 AM
9:35 AM 01:30

Non-stop

11:50 AM
1:20 PM 01:30

Non-stop

5:15 PM
6:45 PM 01:30

Non-stop

8:45 PM
10:15 PM 01:30

Non-stop

SUNDAY

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:05 AM
9:35 AM 01:30

Non-stop

11:50 AM
1:20 PM 01:30

Non-stop

5:15 PM
6:45 PM 01:30

Non-stop

8:45 PM
10:15 PM 01:30

Non-stop



Westview terminal is located in downtown Powell River and can be accessed by vehicle towards the end of Courtenay Street. The terminal is a 30 minute drive north of Saltery Bay. Sailings departing from Westview terminal provide service to Little River (Comox) on Vancouver Island and Blubber Bay (Texada Island).

Check-in times

For travel to Comox (Little River) with a reservation – Arrive at the terminal 30 to 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure. Your booking will not be honoured and travel will be based on your order of arrival at the terminal if you arrive before booking check-in has opened, or after booking check-in has closed.

  • Booking check-in for foot passenger groups and vehicles opens 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.
  • Booking check-in for foot passenger groups and vehicles closes 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

For travel without a reservation or on a non-bookable route – Travel is based on your order of arrival at the terminal. 

  • Ticket sales and check-in close 5 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing departure for foot passengers and vehicles.

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

Last updated:  Jul 24, 2024.

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