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Current Closures & Obstructions

Check in with this page for updates to closures, construction and obstructions along your commuting route.

Current Closures

Intersection at Douglas Road & William Street

October 2018 to October 2019
Starting October 9, 2018, the intersection at Douglas Road and William Street will be closed due to sewer construction by Metro Vancouver for approximately one year. Motorists should reduce speed in the area and follow posted detour signage. Please use extra caution near pedestrian areas and adhere to the directions of traffic control personnel. Learn more about this project »

FortisBC Gas Line Upgrades

August 2018 into 2019
Construction of the FortisBC Gas Line Upgrade project is taking place in Burnaby from August 2018 into 2019. Residents, commuters and businesses in Burnaby should prepare for traffic delays due to temporary road and lane closures along the route. This work will replace the FortisBC natural gas line running from Vancouver to Coquitlam with a new 30-inch gas line.

Current Closures

  • Lougheed Highway, from Delta Avenue to Holdom Avenue, reduced to one lane each direction until late October. Bicycle lanes will be closed; the westbound cyclist detour will begin at Lougheed and Holdom Avenue, and the eastbound cyclist detour will begin at Lougheed and Gilmore Avenue.
  • Douglas Road from Carleton Avenue to just north of Halifax Street, full closure October 13 until mid November.

Upcoming Closures

  • Intersection at Douglas Road and Halifax Street, full closure October 24 until early November.
  • Douglas Road just south of Halifax Street, local traffic only October 23 until mid November.

Construction Hours

  • Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday-Sunday, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Construction Route

  • Boundary Road along Graveley Street to Douglas Road and down to Lougheed Highway
  • Lougheed Highway to Bainbridge Avenue and then along Broadway to Gaglardi Way and North Road
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