Traffic updates

Road work, events and other Township projects may affect traffic in your neighbourhood. Please be aware of upcoming activities in Esquimalt. 

Note that this list doesn't include all projects by BC Hydro, Fortis or other external service providers. 

Date

Event or work

Roads affected

Traffic/pedestrian impacts

Every Thursday until September 19Esquimalt Farmers MarketOld Esquimalt RoadHeavy pedestrian traffic, limited parking, slow speeds
July 2 to August, TBCCRD Residual Solids Conveyance Line projectHead St between Wollaston and Gore Streets.Traffic and parking will be affected. Please obey all personnel and signs. 
July 30-August 30Watermain upgradeCraigflower Rd between Cooper and Dellwood roadsConstruction noise and intermittent one lane alternating traffic between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
August 6-16Storm drain replacementParadise Street between Lyall and Head streetsLimited access, local traffic only
August 12-16Gas main extensionCraigflower Ave from Glen Vale Road to 1309 CraigflowerIntermittent one lane alternating traffic (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
August 13-August 23BC Hydro power upgrade at the Graving DockColville Rd. at Tillicum Rd. to Intervale Ave. > Lockley Rd. > Admirials Rd. > Graving Dock. Periodic traffic delays and intermittent one lane alternating traffic (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
August 24IndigifestEsquimalt's Gorge Park Parking lot CLOSEDPedestrian traffic only. Event parking at CFB Esquimalt with free shuttle service running 10:30am-11:00pm
September 6-8RibFestSurrounding Bullen ParkAlternative modes of transportation strongly encouraged. Event parking, while space permits, available at Archie Browning on September 6 & 8 only. No event parking in the Esquimalt Shopping Plaza lot. 
September 7Celebration of Lights Car ShowSurrounding Bullen ParkAlternative modes of transportation strongly encouraged. Limited street parking on Lyall. No event parking in the Esquimalt Shopping Plaza lot. 3-hour parking limit in the Esquimalt Rec Centre lot. 
September 16-23Gas service installation362 Kinver StreetConstruction noise and intermittent one lane alternating traffic between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.