An abandoned well was discovered and safely decommissioned while crews were working on upgrades to a section of downtown Parksville.
Work will be ongoing between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays and traffic will be single lane in two sections along Highway 19A near Hemsworth Road and the Rodway Trail.
Residents in the area of Despard Avenue and Alberni Highway, Craig Street north of Despard, Hamilton Avenue and Trill Drive should expect a noticeable drop in water pressure between 11:30 p.m. on March 21 until 5:30 p.m. on March 24.
“We’ve been saying for years that licensing, training and enforcement are crucial to preventing further exposures and more deaths,” said Laird Cronk, BC Federation of Labour president.
Ongoing utility and road construction work near 377 Moilliet St means there will be single lane alternating traffic in the area from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Feb. 28.
The installation will affect traffic in both directions on Memorial Avenue, close to the Town of Qualicum Beach. The work will be done between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Feb. 9–11.
The work will complete a 2.3 km loop trail within one side of the wetlands and is expected to take up to six weeks.
Qualicum Beach’s Memorial Roundabout will open to traffic tomorrow (Dec. 2) after 10 months of work.
Ravenhill Road in the Parksville Community Park will be closed to vehicle traffic, Monday to Friday, during construction, the city said.
The road closure will be in effect indefinitely, as the project team prepares to install the new Memorial Plaza in this location.

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