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  • Overnight work on Interurban Road at the Wilkinson intersection

    Dec 09, 2019 (updated Jan 17, 2020, 9:59am)

    Single lane alternating traffic on Interurban Road will continue from 7pm-7am until approx. Friday, Jan 24.
    Construction on Interurban Road from North Road through the Wilkinson intersection will be done at night from 7pm – 7am to limit traffic impacts. Interurban Road will be open during the day allowing for regular traffic flow.

  • Pipe installation for the Wastewater Treatment Project will take place weeknights January 16-21 from 7pm-7am.

    To limit traffic impacts, construction on Tillicum Road through the Gorge Road intersection will be done at night. The intersection will be open during the day allowing for regular traffic flow. 

    Construction Notice: Residual Solids Conveyance Line: Tillicum Road (PDF)



  • Boil Water Advisory for Wilderness Mountain Water System (East Sooke)

    Jan 02, 2020 (updated Jan 14, 2020, 2:15pm)

    As of January 14, this advisory is still in effect. Residents should continue to BOIL their drinking water.

    The Boil Water Advisory for the Wilderness Mountain Water Service Area remains in effect. The Capital Regional District (CRD) in consultation with Island Health issued a Boil Water Advisory for the Wilderness Mountain Water Service Area on January 2, 2020. The Wilderness Mountain Water System provides drinking water to 71 residential lots located near the top of Mount Matheson in East Sooke (refer to attached map). Residents in the impacted area should BOIL their drinking water until further notice. Read more >>


  • Sooke Potholes Regional Park and Thetis Lake Regional Park have road closures due to snow and ice. All Regional Parks are still open to foot traffic.

    The parking lot and road through Sooke Potholes Regional Park have been closed. There is a significant amount of snow on the road and reports that the road is extremely slick. https://www.crd.bc.ca/parks-recreation-culture/parks-trails/find-park-trail/sooke-potholes

    At Thetis Lake Regional Park, the road between the Main Beach and West Beach is closed. There is a significant amount of snow on the road and reports that the road is extremely slick. https://www.crd.bc.ca/parks-recreation-culture/parks-trails/find-park-trail/thetis-lake

    The CRD’s priority is to clear sand and add de-icer to bridges and steep areas at high-use urban sections of the Galloping Goose, E&N Rail Trail & Lochside regional trails. Crews then clear the busiest regional parks parking areas and roads. Crews and equipment are deployed during weekday working hours to these different areas. Our goal is to meet as many of the differing needs of our park and trail users as possible.

    Though all Regional Parks remain open to foot traffic, visitors are asked to use extra caution and be prepared for slippery surfaces.

  • CRD crews are working on high use areas of the regional trails, followed by Elk/Beaver Lake and Thetis Lake parking areas and roads as a priority.
    The CRD’s priority is to clear sand and add de-icer to bridges and steep areas at high-use urban sections of the Galloping Goose, E&N Rail Trail & Lochside regional trails. Crews then clear the busiest regional parks parking areas and roads. Crews and equipment are deployed during weekday working hours to these different areas. Our goal is to meet as many of the differing needs of our park and trail users as possible. Use extra caution and be prepared for slippery surfaces.

  • Water Main Flushing Program Winter 2020

    Jan 06, 2020 (updated Jan 10, 2020, 8:56am)

    As of January 10, updated information on which streets are affected by the winter water main flushing program.

    January 10, 2020

    The following streets will be affected by the Water Main Flushing Program:

    East View Royal

    • Bamford Court
    • Bamford Place
    • Carly Lane
    • Chilco Road
    • De Goutiere Place
    • Haagensen Court
    • Kaleigh Lane
    • Lund Road
    • Newcastle Court
    • Pitt Place
    • Thetis Vale Crescent
    • Townhouse Road
    • Tuzo Court

    For more information on the water main flushing program, please visit our website.


  • Galloping Goose closure at McKenzie project

    Jan 03, 2020 (updated Jan 07, 2020, 9:28am)

    Starting January 13, a section of the trail will be closed between McKenzie Ave and where Burnside Rd meets the trail
    Closure is part of the McKenzie Interchange Construction Project. Please refer to BC Government website for detour details.

  • On January 9, 2020 between 8am and 8pm, the CRD will be completing repair work on the fire hydrant at 154 Maliview Drive in the Highland Water Service Area.
    During this maintenance, you may experience low water pressure and/or periods of discoloured water at your tap. Please refer to the Water Interruption Influenced Area Map. Read more >>

  • Todd Creek Trestle and Bypass Trail Closed

    Sep 05, 2019 (updated Nov 04, 2019, 10:13am)

    Closed for trestle repairs until February 2020.

    The CRD is undertaking a comprehensive restoration of the Todd Creek Trestle along the Galloping Goose Regional Trail. The trestle and the Bypass Trail are closed while construction activities are underway. The trestle is anticipated to reopen in February 2020.

    • Access the Galloping Goose north of the trestle via Sooke Potholes Regional Park parking lot 2.
    • Access the Galloping Goose south of the trestle via Sooke River Road parking lot.

    There will be increased activity and active construction at the trestle during this time. We ask the public to not enter the area until the trestle is officially reopened, once construction and safety assessments are completed.

    For more details and to receive updates on this capital project, click here


  • The waterslide elevator at Panorama Recreation Centre is out of order.
    The waterslide elevator at Panorama Recreation Centre is out of order.

  • On October 15-18, 2019, between the hours of 8am and 8pm, the CRD will be conducting annual maintenance and flushing of the water distribution system.
    During this maintenance, you may experience low water pressure and/or periods of discoloured water at your tap.

    To see areas likely to be influenced by the service interruption, please refer to the Water Interruption Influenced Area Map attached. Read more >>


  • Residents can expect construction noise and temporary traffic delays beginning July 2

    Contractors will be working on the demolition of the old Craigflower Pump Station located at 2760 Shoreline Drive in View Royal between the hours of 7am and 7pm. Read more >>


  • Viewing area closed at Sooke Potholes Regional Park

    Jan 18, 2019 (updated Jan 23, 2019, 8:32am)

    Viewing area near Lodge site closed for public safety due to rock slides

    A portion of the viewing area at Sooke Potholes Regional Park is closed for public safety due to rock slides and concerns about potential slope instability in the area around the old lodge site (see attached map). There are several viewing platforms located to the north of the closed area that remain open to visitors. The public is reminded that the old lodge site remains closed for public safety. Visitors are asked to stay out of the closed area.


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