Monday, February 20, 2012

Closure of Alberni Inlet Trail

As of Monday, February 20, the Alberni Inlet Trail will be closed along its second phase south from China Creek Regional Park out to the Franklin River Estuary, for safety precautions. 
It is anticipated that the trail will be open for respectful recreationalists to enjoy for May Long Weekend, starting Friday, May 18, 2012.
There are signs posted at various points on the trail alerting visitors of the closure.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Horne Lake North 100 - Gate and road closures

Island's Horne Lake North 100 road (HLN 100) is scheduled for weekday closures from time to time over the next three months.  These closures are to faciliate safe harvesting-related activities adjacent to the mainline. 

The main gate at the east side of HLN 100 is planned to be locked for the next three months, weekdays and weekends, in association with these harvest activities. 

Regional District of Nanaimo, White Rapids Road - temporary traffic delays

We intend to begin harvest of a portion of our property that borders White Rapids Road, where it intersects with Extension Road.  Some of the activities involved in this harvest will involve temporary vehicle delays along White Rapids Road, controlled by flag people.  Work is anticipated for weekdays. 

Expect potential traffic delays from Monday, February 20 until the end of April.  If this date range changes, there will be an updated posting to our blog site.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Bamfield Main 5-km Bridge Closure - Saturday March 10

Bamfield Main is scheduled for closure at the 5-km bridge (across China Creek) on Saturday, March 10 for a bridge inspection.  There will be periodic openings for traffic every one to three hours.  It is recommended that travel be minimized on this Saturday around this bridge location.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Trails' closure around Faber Road and Stirling Arm Drive

The local recreational trail network within the area in between Faber Road and Stirling Arm Drive will be closed weekdays for the next couple months.  This is to provide a safe worksite for workers as well as recreationalists.
Trails affected include, but are not necessarily limited to: Keiths, New Log Ride, Cougar and Weismuller.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Northwest Bay Gate - Public Access Hours

Island Timberlands' Northwest Bay area gate is open for public access from 8am to 5pm on weekends.  Please note that no off road vehicles are permitted on our private property, so if you have one in your vehicle, you will not be permitted access.
Personal firewood cutting permits are available at the gate from the attendant for $20 cash.

Cameron Mainline - Traffic Delays

Over the next several months, travellers on the Cameron Mainline will experience minor traffic delays.  These delays will be controlled by flag people on the road.