Traffic Advisories

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

Note: traffic advisories will be posted as received from agencies such as the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Fortis BC, BC Hydro, filming and other events. For real-time traffic information, please refer to drivebc.ca. Where motor vehicle incidents cause traffic delays, best efforts are made to share current information through the District Twitter page.

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Affected DatesAffected AreaReasonNotesContactDocuments/Additional
Sunday, December 4, 2022, 4:30pm-6:30pmSooke Road Closed from Charters to Otter Point 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – detour in effectSooke Santa ParadeExpect delays. Please plan ahead.District of Sooke, 250.642.1634More info and map
One day during November 21-25, 2022Sooke Road/Hwy 14 and Murray RoadUtility workEastbound curb lane closure, lane shiftUniversal, 604.444.3732
Wednesday, November 16, 2022Area of 1999 Helgeson Road Wastewater servicing on pump station- No through traffic. Detour via Cedar Ridge Drive to Eakin Drive.

- Pedestrian access supported by traffic control personnel.
District of Sooke, 250.642.1634Allow extra time with detour in effect. No through traffic will be permitted.
Friday, November 11, 2022Evergreen Mall to Sooke Legion - and surrounding areaRemembrance Day parade and serviceDistrict of Sooke, 250.642.1634The Remembrance Day Service will commence with the parade marching from the Evergreen Mall at 10:35 a.m., arriving at the Cenotaph at 10:50 a.m., where the service will occur.

After the service, adults are invited into the Legion for refreshments, chilli, chowder, sandwiches and cake. Youth are invited to the Lions upstairs for hot dogs, hot chocolate and cake.

All are welcome to attend.
Monday, October 31, 2022 & Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Otter Point Road from Ridgecrest to SellersPatch and paveSingle-lane alternating through the work zone. 5-10 minute delays. District of Sooke, 250.642.1634
Thursday, October 20, 2022, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Otter Point Road at Grant Road Roadside contraction – sidewalk enhancementsSingle-lane alternating through the work zone. District of Sooke, 250.642.1634• A second 10-day work period will be scheduled (to be confirmed) – in November.
Monday, October 17-Friday, October 21, 2022 (Roadside work)Drennan StreetRaising manholes and reinstating curb Use caution in area. Marked work zone extending to roadway.small mini excavator will be working ½ on our Drennan project site and would extend to about 1.5-2.0m from the curb face to the delineated off work zone
Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 to Wednesday October 5th, 2022 - 7:30am to 4:00pm7004 Melrick PlacePavingRoad Closure. Follow signage for detour. Road to be reopened at the end of each working day.District of Sooke, 250.642.1634
September 14-21, 2022, 7:30am-4:30pm2170 Charters Road & Charters/Throup IntersectionUtility WorkSlight delays anticipated. Allow a few additional minutes for your travelsDistrict of Sooke, 250.642.1634Two-way traffic will be maintained for the majority of the work; however, it is anticipated that traffic will be slower moving in the area. Allow additional time for travel and adhere to posted signage and traffic control personnel. Work on Throup Road will be single-lane alternating.
September 12-16, 2022, 7:30am-4:30pm2050-2054 Charters Road Utility WorkSingle lane alternating traffic with traffic control in placeDistrict of Sooke, 250.642.1634
September 19-30, 2022, 7am-5pm2197 Otter Point Road Culvert ReplacementTraffic to be reduced to single lane alternating through the work zoneDistrict of Sooke, 250.642.1634
September 10 & 11, 2022, 7am-5pmEustace Road, between 6726 Eustace Road and Shields RoadSooke Fall FairROAD CLOSED, detour via Grant Road WestSooke Fall FairWebsite: http://sookefallfair.ca/wp/
September 3 & 4, 2022, 12-9pmOtter Point Road from Wadams Way to Beaton RoadSooke Music and Arts Festival at John Phillips Memorial ParkIncreased traffic and pedestrian volume in area, use cautionSooke Music Festival: https://www.sookemusicfestival.ca/contactWebsite: https://www.sookemusicfestival.ca/
August 29-31, 20222150 Melrick PlacePouring final curbsSingle lane alternating traffic with traffic control in placeWild Coast ConstruWild Coast Constructionction
August 19, 2022Goodmere RoadUtility workTraffic control in place, minimal disruption anticipatedDistrict of Sooke, 250.642.1634
August 17-21, 2022Maple Ave South at West Coast Road, 8pm-11pmCaravan Stage Co Restricted to pedestrian, residential and for persons with accessibility concerns onlyhttp://www.caravanstage.org/Event info: https://sooke.ca/events/event/caravan-stage-company-presents-virtual-rogues-on-sooke-harbour/
August 15-19, 2022Throughout District of SookeAnnual Line PaintingLong lines (centerlines and fog/shoulder lines) will be painted, as required through the community.District of Sooke, 250.642.1634Learn more
July 19, 2022Whiffin Spit Road & Deerlepe RoadPavingTraffic to be reduced to single land alternating.District of Sooke, 250.642.1634Traffic Advisory Notice - Whiffin Spit Paving
July 19-21, 2022 Between 2224 and 2204 Maple Avenue NorthUtility WorkSingle lane alternating traffic - limited pedestrian accessCanadian Utility Construction
Ian Lamplugh (250) 713-9139
Maple Avenue North Traffic Advisory
July 18 - September 2022Highway 14 - Connie Rd to Glinz Lake RdActivation of Highway 14 Connie Road to Glinz Lake Road construction phase.Highway traffic will be shifted onto the new west bound lanes and Gillespie traffic directed to connector.Kyle Webb, TCP Manager for Windley (250) 758-3411Construction Notice Traffic Advisory_Highway 14_Connie Rd to Glinz Lake
Saturday, July 16, 2022Church Road, near Throup intersectionAdditional day of utility work to maintain paving schedule and complete scope by month end.Traffic control in place, expect 5-10 minute delays. Your patience is appreciated.

Alternate route for North Church: Rhodonite to Otter Point.
PLAN Contracting, 778-425-0700
July 5, 2022-July 8, 2022Charters RoadUtility workSingle-lane alternating traffic with traffic control in placeDistrict of Sooke, 250.642.1634
July 4, 2022-July 29, 2022 from 7am-7pmChurch Road, near Throup intersectionUtility workTraffic control in place, expect 5-10 minute delays. Your patience is appreciated.

Alternate route for North Church: Rhodonite to Otter Point.
PLAN Contracting, 778-425-0700PDF
May 30th to June 2ndHighway 14 between Edward Milne Road and Woodlands Road Utility workSingle lane alternating trafficGOtraffic, 604.4444.3732
May 18, 2022Highway 14 between 6825 W. Coast Rd and 6813W. Coast Rd Utility WorkExpect minor delays, single lane alternatingBrian Webb, Shaw Communications, 250-589-0085
May 2022Connie Road PavingConnie Road re-paving is expected to begin on Monday May 2nd, 2022. Paving is anticipated to take place over three weeks and is weather dependent. Property access is intended to be maintained for the duration of the work. District of Sooke, 250.642.1634
May 1, 20222039 Sheilds Road to6726 Eustace RoadVeterans Parade recognizing the Battle of the AtlanticAdhere to traffic control personnel, anticipate an approximate 10-minute (one time) delayDistrict of Sooke, 250.642.1634
Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.Wadams Way at Church RoadDrainageObey signage and traffic control personnelDistrict of Sooke, 250.642.1634PDF
Tuesday, April 5, 2022, 9:15am-2:30pmHighway 14 between 7166 West Coast Road and 7201 West Coast Road Utility workSingle lane alternatingBrian Webb, Shaw Communications, 250-589-0085
March 7-25, 2022Charters Road from Throup Road to Golledge AvenueUtility workROAD CLOSED, no vehicle or pedestrian traffic (local area traffic only)Ryan Mass, Safety Officer & Site Supervisor, 250.318.2137

Steve Kinnee, Site Foreman, 250.319.6957
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Overnight: Thursday, Feb 17, 7pm to Friday, Feb 18, 3amHighway 14, Connie Road to Ludlow RoadUtility workExpect delays, single lane alternatingCentral Traffic Control Ltd, 250.510.4449PDF
Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (weather permitting)Otter Point Road between Rhodonite Drive and Wadams WayPavingTraffic will be reduced to single lane alternatingDistrict of Sooke, 250.642.1634PDF
Sunday, February 6, 10:00am-5:30pmSooke to Sidney



Wounded Warriors RunExpect delays

Runner on road, first responder vehicles accompanying
Wounded Warriors, jacqueline@woundedwarriors.ca
Friday, January 28, 7:00am-5:00pmChurch Road, Throup to WadamsGeotechnical drillingExpect delays. Follow traffic control personnel.District of Sooke, 250.642.1634PDF
Tuesday, January 25 to Thursday, January 27, 7pm to 5am Highway 14 between Impala Rd to Connie RdPavingLane closure in effect, traffic will be single-lane alternating. Expect delays.Emcon Services
Monday, January 24, 2022 to Friday, February 4, 2022, 7:00am – 4:00pmO’Neill RoadCRD Watermain ReplacementTraffic may be reduced to single lane alternatingDistrict of Sooke, 250.642.1634
Friday, January 21, 2022, 7:00am-3:00pmCharters RoadRoad repairs from cold weather damageExpect delays, follow traffic controlDistrict of Sooke, 250.642.1634
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 (all day) AND Thursday, January 20, 2022Otter Point Road from Wadams Way to 2205 Otter PointRoad repairs from cold weather damageSingle-lane alternating. Expect delays.

Alternative route: Helgeson or Rhodenite to Church
District of Sooke, 250.642.1634
Tuesday to Friday, January 18-21Otter Point Road, Highway 14 and Wadams WayActive Transportation ProjectExpect delays on Otter Point Road

Alternate routes:
- All cars travelling South on Otter Point encouraged to proceed East on Wadams Way to Church.
- All traffic from Grant Rd will be encouraged to head North on Otter and then East onto Wadams Way
Hazelwood Construction, 250.716.1940
OngoingCharters Road at Throup StreamWeather damageSingle-lane alternating traffic, northbound vehicles MUST yield to ongoing southbound traffic.
District of Sooke, 250.642.1634
Friday, December 17, 2021, 6am-6pmChurch Road: Wadams Way to Highway 14 CLOSEDPavingLocal traffic and emergency access will be accommodated
Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 10am-2pmChurch Road: Wadams Way to Highway 14 CLOSEDPreparation of sub-base in advance of pavingUpdate: Paving scheduled for Fri, December 17, 2021, 6am-6pm
Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 1:30pm-3:30pm (approximately)No access to/from Grant Road to Otter Point RoadPaving intersectionSingle-lane alternating traffic will remain on Otter Point Road while intersection is paved
December 10,-22, 2021Marsden Road, from Caldwell Road to Haywood Road, and Stone Hearth lane, from Marsden Road to approx. 2036 Stone Hearth Lane Utility workTraffic will be reduced to one lane alternating in the work zones and Certified Traffic Control will be onsite Canadian Utility Construction Corp, Ian Lamplugh
(250) 713-9139
Sunday, December 5, 2021, 4:00pm-6:30pmSooke Road (Highway 14) from Charters to Otter Point RoadSooke Santa ParadeSooke Road Closed from Charters Road to Otter Point Road. Detour in effect.Sooke Lions: https://sookelions.com/contact-us/
Friday, November 26- December 1, 2021Charters Road at Throup StreamWeather eventPrecautions, with single-lane alternating traffic, in due to high rainfall advisories.

Northbound vehicles MUST yield to ongoing southbound traffic.
Note: Following the storm event, traffic control will be re-evaluated. 
Thursday, November 25, 9am-3pmChurch Road & Highway 14Traffic signals down to relocate the traffic control kioskNo turning onto Church Road from Highway 14, obey traffic controlHazelwood Construction Services (Greg Field, Project Manager) (778) 268-0592
UPDATED (Originally scheduled for Wed, Nov 17): Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.Highway 14 between Drennan Street and Phillips RoadPower pole installationSingle-lane alternating trafficCentral Traffic Control Ltd, Tanya Fercho, 250-510-4449
Nov 22-26, 7am-5pmGollegde Avenue at Drennan StreetUtility workTraffic control in place, obey traffic control personnel
Monday, November 15, 2021 (Night Work), 6:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.Highway 14 between 6703 West Coast Rd and 6669 Sooke RdUtility workSingle-lane alternating trafficCentral Island Communications, Carrie Wong, 250-748-0536
One day (TBD) during week of November 15-19, 20215871 Sooke Road & Winnipeg RoadUtility workSingle-lane alternating trafficGO Traffic Management, 604.444.3732
October 18-28 (weekdays only) from 7pm to 12am Highway 14 between 5204 Sooke Road and Ludlow Road Utility workSingle-lane alternating trafficGO Traffic Management, 604.444.3732
October 4-8th from 9pm to 6am Highway 14 between Shields Road and Anne Marie Road Utility workSingle-lane alternating trafficDanielle Smith, Aecon Construction Solutions, 604-317-5192
Early September 2021 to Early December 2021Otter Point Road from Hwy 14 to Wadams WayUtility work and road safety enhancementsObey flagpersons, traffic disruptions can be expected and detours may be in effect.

Every effort will be made to keep local disruptions to a minimum. If night work is required, additional notice will be provided.

Hazelwood Construction Services (Sue Bassett, Project Manager) (250) 716-1940
Early September 2021 to Early December 2021Church Road from Sooke Road to Wadams WayUtility work and resurfacingHazelwood Construction Services will work with affected residents to maintain access to their homes throughout the construction period.

Obey flagpersons, traffic disruptions can be expected and detours may be in effect.

Every effort will be made to keep local disruptions to a minimum. If night work is required, additional notice will be provided.

Hazelwood Construction Services (Greg Field, Project Manager) (778) 268-0592

McElhanney (Doug Stafford, Inspector) (250) 533-6299
September 7-10, 2021Between 7698 W Coast Rd and 7686 W. Coast RdUtility workSingle-lane alternating traffic Marley Futerko, The Universal Group, 604.444.3732
September 1-10, 2021Highway 14 Shields Road and Anna Marie Road Utility workSingle-lane alternating traffic, 9pm-6am WEEKDAYS ONLY M-FKatrina Seymour, Telus/Aecon, 604.396.9164
September 1, 2021Phillips Road BridgePavingSingle-lane Alternating TrafficVictoria Contracting, (250) 478-5555
August 18-19, 2021Highway 14 between Kemp Lake Road and Stohl Road Utility services Single-lane alternating, 9am-3pmGO Traffic Management, 604.444.3799
July 12-Aug 12, 2021District of SookeAnnual Brush Cutting ProgramLearn more: https://sooke.ca/annual-brush-cutting-program-starts-this-week/
May 24-28, 2021HWY14 between 5106 Sooke Rd and Connie RdSHAW Utility WorkSingle-lane alternating, 9pm-6am (nightwork)Shawn Haley,
Road Area Manager – South Vancouver Island,
Phone: 778-974-2627
May 17-21, 2021 (one day)Whiffin Spit RoadInstallation of a gas
line at 1645 Whiffin Spit Road
To take place on ONE day during week of May 17, 2021. As of May 13, 2021 specific date not yet available.Lorne Hadley
250-380-5711
May 6, 2021-early JuneMaple Park Terrace between 7077 Maple Park Terrace and 7037 Maple Park TerraceInstallation of a new underground low pressure sewer line Monday to Friday and possibly Saturdays between 7:00AM and 5:00PM, starting on May 6, 2021. Anticipated completion: early-mid June Pete Ironmonger (Project Manager): (250) 213-5669
Scott McLaren (Site Supervisor): (250) 896-7783
Scott Jacobson (Dispatch): (250) 532-0727
April 20-23, 2021Highway 14 between Sooke River Road and Anna Marie Road Utility locates and borehole drillings for geotechnical investigation Single-lane alternating with traffic control April 20-23, 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. Chavon Robertshaw
TMP Designer - Invarion Tech
604-444-3732 - Ext. 253
Mar 16, 2021Intersection of Highway 14 and Otter Point Road Traffic loop repairsTraffic control personnel will manage intersection from approximately 9am-12pm, expect 10-15 minute delaysMinistry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Mar 15-26, 2021Highway 14 (West Coast Road) between Otter Point Rd and Caldwell Rd.Pedestrian EnhancementsSingle-lane alternating traffic will occur between the hours of 8:00 and 17:00 Mon-Fri. Work is weather dependent.Project Manager
Scott Milne
250 883-6660
Mar 4-6, 2021Sooke Rd, between Winnipeg Rd and Parkland Rd (5871 Sooke Rd)Night workClosure of eastbound lane intermittently, single-lane alternating traffic in effectShawn Haley,
Road Area Manager – South Vancouver Island,
Phone: 778-974-2627
Feb 24, 2021Access leading to Sooke Potholes Regional Park Parking Lot 1.Tree workFebruary 24 from 8am to Noon there will be temporary delays leading up to Sooke Potholes Regional Park Parking Lot 1.CRD
Feb 18-Mar 12, 2021Highway 14 – West Coast Road Sooke Town CentrePedestrian EnhancementsSingle-lane alternating traffic will occur between the hours of 8:00 and 17:00 Thursday, February 18, 2021 to Friday, March 12, 2021.Site Superintendent
Richard Milne
250 883-1931

Project Manager
Scott Milne
250 883-6660
Feb 17-19 & Feb 22-26 & Mar 1Wadams Way/Church RoadHydro Work - Servicing Lot ASingle-lane alternating traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.BC Hydro
November 2020 – September 2022Highway 14 - Connie Rd to Glinz Lake RdHighway 14 - Corridor ImprovementsHours of Work: 7:00 am – 5:00 pmMinistry of Transportation and Infrastructure