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

Klemtu to Shearwater

 Important notice

Select sailings on this route have an 18-hour layover requiring an overnight stay

This layover applies to sailings on the following days: June 19, 23; July 3, 7, 17, 21, 31; August 4, 14, 18, 28; September 1, 11, 15, 25, 29. Please plan travel and accommodation accordingly or book a non-stop sailing to avoid the overnight layover.

Customers travelling on a sailing with an overnight layover may contact Old Bank Inn for accommodation in Ocean Falls where the vessel will tie up overnight.

 Important notice

Select sailings on this route have an 18-hour layover requiring an overnight stay

This layover applies to sailings on the following days: June 19, 23; July 3, 7, 17, 21, 31; August 4, 14, 18, 28; September 1, 11, 15, 25, 29. Please plan travel and accommodation accordingly or book a non-stop sailing to avoid the overnight layover.

Customers travelling on a sailing with an overnight layover may contact Old Bank Inn for accommodation in Ocean Falls where the vessel will tie up overnight.


Seasonal schedules have not been posted for these dates. We're working to get them ready, try again soon.

Route

Shearwater to Klemtu


Seasonal schedules have not been posted for these dates. We're working to get them ready, try again soon.
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