Bamfield Main Road Update – December 5, 2022

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For the period of December 5 – December 11, 2022  

There will be no access to Bamfield Main Road from 36km to 58 km. All traffic, both industrial and public, will be required to use the detour. Drivers should slow down and be prepared for industrial traffic throughout the detour area. 

Drivers can expect single-lane traffic and delays at approximately three locations between Port Alberni and Bamfield, each with a minimum of 15 minutes delay. Both traffic control persons at stops and/or automated flagging devices with pilot cars will be utilized. 

All  travellers are required to use the detour, and those who attempt to bypass the detour will be turned back.  

Please slow down and expect additional delays due to the changing weather conditions. Winter driving conditions should be expected, and all public drivers should check weather conditions before travelling and be prepared. Please avoid driving during extreme weather conditions.  

Speed should not exceed 60 km per hour, and drivers are required to slow down when construction equipment, flaggers, and crews are on the road. The RCMP will be monitoring for safe driving throughout the project and detour.  

Crews will continue to work on ditching, culvert replacement,  and beam barriers. 

Bamfield Main Road Update – November 28, 2022

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For the period of November 14 – December 4, 2022  

The Bamfield Main Road detour remains in place from approximately 36 km to 58 km adding up to an extra hour of driving time for public drivers.

Please slow down and expect additional delays due to the changing weather conditions. Winter driving conditions should be expected, and all public drivers should check weather conditions before travelling and be prepared. Please avoid driving during extreme weather conditions.

Drivers can expect single-lane traffic and delays at approximately three locations between Port Alberni and Bamfield, each with a minimum of 15 minutes delay. Both traffic control persons at stops and/or automated flagging devices with pilot cars will be utilized.

Only industrial traffic will have access through construction areas. All other travellers are required to use the detour, and those who attempt to bypass the detour will be turned back.

Speed should not exceed 60 km per hour, and drivers are required to slow down when construction equipment and crews are on the road. The RCMP will be monitoring for safe driving throughout the project and detour.

Crews will continue to work on culvert replacement, borrowing, grid placement, ditching, and beam barriers.

Bamfield Main Road Update – November 21, 2022

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For the period of November 21 – 27, 2022   

The Bamfield Main Road detour remains in place from approximately 36 km to 58 km, adding up to an extra hour of driving time for public drivers.  

Only industrial traffic will have access through construction areas. All other travellers must use the detour, and those who attempt to bypass the detour will be turned back.

Drivers can expect single-lane traffic and delays at approximately three locations between Port Alberni and Bamfield, each with a minimum delay of 15 minutes. Expect traffic control persons at stops and/or automated flagging devices with pilot vehicles.   

Industrial traffic may be utilizing the public access detour, and drivers should use extra caution, with an expectation of increased industrial traffic. Please slow down, as traffic control personnel may be found throughout the public access detour.  

Please expect additional delays due to the changing weather conditions and the movement of construction materials and equipment.   

Speed should not exceed 60 km per hour, and drivers are required to slow down when construction equipment and crews are on the road. The RCMP will be monitoring for safe driving throughout the project and detour.  

Crews will continue to work on ditching, culvert replacement, borrowing, grid placement, and beam barriers.

Bamfield Main Road Update – November 14, 2022

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For the period of November 14 – 20, 2022   

The Bamfield Main Road detour remains in place from approximately 36 km to 58 km, adding up to an extra hour of driving time for public drivers.  

Drivers can expect single-lane traffic and delays at approximately four locations between Port Alberni and Bamfield, each with a minimum of 15 minutes delay. Expect traffic control persons at stops and/or automated flagging devices with pilot vehicles.   

Only industrial traffic will have access through construction areas. All other travellers must use the detour, and those who attempt to bypass the detour will be turned back.    

Please slow down, as traffic control personnel can be found throughout the public access detour.  

Please expect additional delays due to the changing weather conditions and the movement of construction materials and equipment.   

Speed should not exceed 60 km per hour, and drivers are required to slow down when construction equipment and crews are on the road. The RCMP will be monitoring for safe driving throughout the project and detour.   

Crews will continue to work on culvert replacement, borrowing, grid placement, ditching, beam barriers, and sign installations.  

Bamfield Main Road Update – November 7, 2022

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For the period of November 7 – 13, 2022 the Bamfield Main Road detour remains in place from approximately 36 km to 58 km. Drivers can expect single-lane traffic and delays of up to 15 minutes at approximately three automated flag systems with pilot cars placed on both sides of the detour.  

Only industrial traffic will have access through construction areas. All other travellers are required to use the detour, and those who attempt to bypass the detour will be turned back.  

All traffic can expect new delays of 15 – 30 minutes outside of the detour as ditching is now underway at 34 km. New delays may be experienced at bridges as well. 

Please expect extra additional delays due to the changing weather conditions and the movement of construction materials and equipment. 

Speed should not exceed 60 km per hour, and drivers are required to slow down when construction equipment and crews are on the road. The RCMP will be monitoring for safe driving throughout the project and detour. 

Crews will continue to work on culvert replacement, borrowing, grid placement, ditching, and sign installations.