Lakes Road closed due to flood gate deployment

(North Cowichan, BC) – Lakes Road, between Beverly Street and Trunk Road, is closed to all traffic effective 1pm today (November 15, 2021). Crews are deploying a flood gate in order to alleviate flooding in the area and to the South End of North Cowichan and City of Duncan. Deployment of this gate requires the closure of the road. A detour is available via Herd Road and the Trans-Canada Highway and flaggers will be on site.

Motorists are asked to heed all closure and warning signage, and follow directions of flaggers.

Updates on this and other flood related impacts are at twitter.com/northcowichan. Download the Alertable app for important weather and highway information.

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Media contact:
North Cowichan Communications
communications@northcowichan.ca 
250-709-5012