A map included in a release by the City of Parksville’s engineering department depicting where underground utility work will be done on Thursday, March 3, 2022. (Submitted photo)

A map included in a release by the City of Parksville’s engineering department depicting where underground utility work will be done on Thursday, March 3, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Utility work near Hirst and Memorial Avenue in Parksville to disrupt traffic on March 3

Crews will have alternating single lanes from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m

Continued underground work will once again force some Parksville traffic to alternating single lanes on Thursday, March 3.

A release by the engineering department for the City of Parksville indicated the contractor for the Hirst and Memorial Avenue upgrade will be doing work on the Alberni Highway (Highway 4A) on Thursday, from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.

READ MORE: Construction activity set to begin on Hirst Avenue in Parksville

“Single-lane alternating traffic will be maintained by traffic control personnel,” read the release.

Emergency vehicles will still have access through the work area, however, motorists are advised to seek alternative routes to avoid delays.

– NEWS Staff, submitted

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