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

Denman Island West to Buckley Bay

This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel. During peak travel times on this route, scheduled sailings will change as we switch to shuttle sailing mode. Learn more about shuttle sailings.


Mondays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:40 am
6:50 am 10m

Non-stop

7:20 am
7:30 am 10m

Non-stop

8:00 am
8:10 am 10m

Non-stop

8:40 am
8:50 am 10m

Non-stop

9:00 am
9:10 am 10m

Non-stop

9:40 am
9:50 am 10m

Non-stop

10:00 am
10:10 am 10m

Non-stop

10:40 am
10:50 am 10m

Non-stop

11:00 am
11:10 am 10m

Non-stop

11:45 am
11:55 am 10m

Non-stop

12:05 pm
12:15 pm 10m

Non-stop

12:45 pm
12:55 pm 10m

Non-stop

1:05 pm
1:15 pm 10m

Non-stop

1:40 pm
1:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

2:00 pm
2:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

2:40 pm
2:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

3:00 pm
3:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

3:40 pm
3:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

4:00 pm
4:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

4:40 pm
4:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

5:40 pm
5:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

6:40 pm
6:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

8:00 pm
8:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

9:40 pm
9:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

10:40 pm
10:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

Tuesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:40 am
6:50 am 10m

Non-stop

7:20 am
7:30 am 10m

Non-stop

8:00 am
8:10 am 10m

Non-stop

8:40 am
8:50 am 10m

Non-stop

9:00 am
9:10 am 10m

Non-stop

9:40 am
9:50 am 10m

Non-stop

10:00 am
10:10 am 10m

Non-stop

10:40 am
10:50 am 10m

Non-stop

11:00 am
11:10 am 10m

Non-stop

11:45 am
11:55 am 10m

Non-stop

12:05 pm
12:15 pm 10m

Non-stop

12:45 pm
12:55 pm 10m

Non-stop

1:05 pm
1:15 pm 10m

Non-stop

1:40 pm
1:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

2:00 pm
2:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

2:40 pm
2:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

3:00 pm
3:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

3:40 pm
3:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

4:00 pm
4:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

4:40 pm
4:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

5:40 pm
5:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

6:40 pm
6:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

8:00 pm
8:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

9:40 pm
9:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

10:40 pm
10:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

Wednesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:40 am
6:50 am 10m

Non-stop

7:20 am
7:30 am 10m

Non-stop

8:00 am
8:10 am 10m

Non-stop

8:40 am
8:50 am 10m

Non-stop

9:00 am
9:10 am 10m

Non-stop

9:40 am
9:50 am 10m

Non-stop

10:00 am
10:10 am 10m

Non-stop

10:40 am
10:50 am 10m

Non-stop

11:00 am
11:10 am 10m

Non-stop

11:45 am
11:55 am 10m

Non-stop

12:05 pm
12:15 pm 10m

Non-stop

12:45 pm
12:55 pm 10m

Non-stop

1:05 pm
1:15 pm 10m

Non-stop

1:40 pm
1:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

2:00 pm
2:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

2:40 pm
2:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

3:00 pm
3:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

3:40 pm
3:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

4:00 pm
4:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

4:40 pm
4:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

5:40 pm
5:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

6:40 pm
6:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

8:00 pm
8:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

9:40 pm
9:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

10:40 pm
10:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

Thursdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:40 am
6:50 am 10m

Non-stop

7:20 am
7:30 am 10m

Non-stop

8:00 am
8:10 am 10m

Non-stop

8:40 am
8:50 am 10m

Non-stop

9:00 am
9:10 am 10m

Non-stop

9:40 am
9:50 am 10m

Non-stop

10:00 am
10:10 am 10m

Non-stop

10:40 am
10:50 am 10m

Non-stop

11:00 am
11:10 am 10m

Non-stop

11:45 am
11:55 am 10m

Non-stop

12:05 pm
12:15 pm 10m

Non-stop

12:45 pm
12:55 pm 10m

Non-stop

1:05 pm
1:15 pm 10m

Non-stop

1:40 pm
1:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

2:00 pm
2:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

2:40 pm
2:50 pm 10m

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3:00 pm
3:10 pm 10m

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3:40 pm
3:50 pm 10m

No passengers permitted - DG Sailing only.

Dangerous goods only

Non-stop

4:00 pm
4:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

4:40 pm
4:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

5:40 pm
5:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

6:40 pm
6:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

8:00 pm
8:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

9:40 pm
9:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

10:40 pm
10:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

Fridays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:40 am
6:50 am 10m

Non-stop

7:20 am
7:30 am 10m

Non-stop

8:00 am
8:10 am 10m

Non-stop

8:40 am
8:50 am 10m

Non-stop

9:40 am
9:50 am 10m

Non-stop

10:40 am
10:50 am 10m

Non-stop

11:00 am
11:10 am 10m

Non-stop

11:45 am
11:55 am 10m

Non-stop

12:05 pm
12:15 pm 10m

Non-stop

12:45 pm
12:55 pm 10m

Non-stop

1:05 pm
1:15 pm 10m

Non-stop

1:40 pm
1:50 pm 10m

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2:00 pm
2:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

2:40 pm
2:50 pm 10m

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3:00 pm
3:10 pm 10m

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3:40 pm
3:50 pm 10m

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4:00 pm
4:10 pm 10m

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4:40 pm
4:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

5:00 pm
5:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

5:40 pm
5:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

6:00 pm
6:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

6:40 pm
6:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

8:00 pm
8:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

9:40 pm
9:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

10:40 pm
10:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

Saturdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:40 am
6:50 am 10m

Non-stop

7:20 am
7:30 am 10m

Non-stop

8:00 am
8:10 am 10m

Non-stop

8:40 am
8:50 am 10m

Non-stop

9:40 am
9:50 am 10m

Non-stop

10:40 am
10:50 am 10m

Non-stop

11:45 am
11:55 am 10m

Non-stop

12:45 pm
12:55 pm 10m

Non-stop

1:40 pm
1:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

2:40 pm
2:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

3:40 pm
3:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

4:40 pm
4:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

5:40 pm
5:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

6:40 pm
6:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

8:00 pm
8:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

9:40 pm
9:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

10:40 pm
10:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

Sundays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:40 am
6:50 am 10m

Non-stop

7:20 am
7:30 am 10m

Non-stop

8:00 am
8:10 am 10m

Non-stop

9:40 am
9:50 am 10m

Non-stop

10:40 am
10:50 am 10m

Non-stop

11:45 am
11:55 am 10m

Non-stop

12:45 pm
12:55 pm 10m

Non-stop

1:40 pm
1:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

2:40 pm
2:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

3:40 pm
3:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

4:40 pm
4:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

5:40 pm
5:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

6:40 pm
6:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

8:00 pm
8:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

9:40 pm
9:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

10:40 pm
10:50 pm 10m

Non-stop



Denman Island West is one of the Northern Gulf Islands located off the east coast of Vancouver Island. The terminal is about a 15 minute drive northwest of Denman Island East (Gravelly Bay) terminal. Sailings departing from Denman Island West provide service to Buckley Bay on Vancouver Island.

Boarding is based on order of arrival at the terminal. Check-in and ticket sales close three minutes prior to the scheduled sailing for foot passengers and vehicles.

Hornby Island customers will have the opportunity to receive select Priority Loading to board the Baynes Sound Connector when connecting on Denman Island. The first 15 vehicles to arrive at Hornby Island (Shingle Spit) for the 7:30 am sailing to Denman Island East (Gravelly Bay) will receive a priority loading pass for the 8:00 am sailing departing Denman Island West terminal, Monday to Friday on the Baynes Sound Connector.

During peak travel times on this route, scheduled sailing times will change if we switch to shuttle sailing mode. Learn more about shuttle sailings.


Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

Last updated:  Jul 24, 2024.

Route

Buckley Bay to Denman Island West

This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel. During peak travel times on this route, scheduled sailings will change as we switch to shuttle sailing mode. Learn more about shuttle sailings.


Mondays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
7:00 am
7:10 am 10m

Non-stop

7:40 am
7:50 am 10m

Non-stop

8:20 am
8:30 am 10m

Non-stop

8:40 am
8:50 am 10m

Non-stop

9:00 am
9:10 am 10m

Non-stop

9:40 am
9:50 am 10m

Non-stop

10:00 am
10:10 am 10m

Non-stop

10:40 am
10:50 am 10m

Non-stop

11:00 am
11:10 am 10m

Non-stop

11:45 am
11:55 am 10m

Non-stop

12:05 pm
12:15 pm 10m

Non-stop

12:45 pm
12:55 pm 10m

Non-stop

1:05 pm
1:15 pm 10m

Non-stop

1:40 pm
1:50 pm 10m

Non-stop

2:00 pm
2:10 pm 10m

Non-stop

2:40 pm
2:50 pm 10m

Non-stop