Recent heavy rains have damaged part of the Coombs to Parksville Rail Trail. A portion between Virginia Road and the Crown Woodlot driveway. Users of the trail are asked to remain in the centre of the trail while using it. — Lauren Collins photo

VIDEO: Part of Coombs to Parksville trail damaged due to flooding

Damage near Virginia Road in Coombs

Recent heavy rains have damaged part of the rail trail in the Coombs area.

Users of the Coombs to Parksville Rail Trail are advised to take caution due to the flooding. Part of the trail is damaged between the Crown Woodlot driveway and Virginia Road in Coombs.

The damage on the trail is to the east of the Shearme Road and Highway 4A intersection. The trail surface is uneven and the trail sides have been damaged as a result of recent heavy rains, according to a release Tuesday (Jan. 23) from the Regional District of Nanaimo. The release advises users to remain in the centre of the trail.

For more information, or updates, visit www.rdn.bc.ca.

NEWS Staff

 

Recent heavy rains have damaged part of the Coombs to Parksville Rail Trail. A portion between Virginia Road and the Crown Woodlot driveway. Users of the trail are asked to remain in the centre of the trail while using it. — Lauren Collins photo

Just Posted

Bowser residents protest marine sewage outfall plan

Veenhof and staff endures harsh criticisms at public information meeting

Qualicum Beach society goes to bat for insect eaters

Two bat houses built to monitor population in Heritage Forest

Parksville reopens portion of wetland

City undertakes review, remediation of liability concerns

Is Steve Nash Vancouver Island’s best athlete of all-time?

As Captain Canada gets ready to enter basketball’s Hall of Fame it’s time to debate his legacy

Who is Vancouver Island’s greatest athlete ever?

We want to know, you get to choose in a 64-athlete tournament bracket

VIDEO: After the floods, comes the cleanup as Grand Forks rebuilds

Business owners in downtown wonder how long it will take for things to go back to normal

SAR scaling back in Kilmer search, but friends will keep looking

Search for 41-year-old Cobble Hill dad hits six-day mark

Rachel Notley to skip premiers conference to focus on pipeline deal

Kinder Morgan has ceased all non-essential spending on the Trans Mountain pipeline project until it receives assurances

B.C. tech company will power Uber Elevate

Moli and Uber announce research and development partnership.

Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

Ariana Kukors Smith alleges her former coach Sean Hutchison began grooming her for sexual abuse at the age of 13

Defence minister thanks troops for B.C. flood relief work

Harjit Sajjan says not only was military response quick, support from locals has been ‘tremendous’

Still no sign of missing father in Cowichan Valley

Search group for Ben Kilmer now stands 40 SAR volunteers and another 100 friends and concerned community members

Couple survives being buried in mudslide on B.C. highway

The couple, from Saskatchewan, were en route to Nelson when a tree fell in their path

‘So grateful:’ Injured Bronco hockey player glad he’s alive, works on recovery

Ryan Straschnitzki was badly hurt in the accident: a spinal injury, broken ribs, a broken collar bone, and punctured lung

Most Read