As of Monday, Aug. 13, drivers and cyclists will have to take an alternative route around the intersection of Burnside Road West and Helmcken Road on the View Royal, Saanich border.
Up until Friday, Aug. 24 FortisBC will be doing maintenance work at the intersection and will be rerouting traffic. Those heading north on Helmcken will have to take Watkiss Way to connect to Burnside. Those heading south on Helmcken will have to detour to Holland Avenue, Hastings Street and Granville Avenue to connect to Burnside Road.
Pedestrians will still be able to use the sidewalk on the west side of Burnside Road. Cyclists will be able to dismount and use the sidewalk around the worksite.