Cowichan Bay Road is closed due to flooding.

Highways officials have again closed Cowichan Bay Road due to current flooding.

Mainroad South-Island Contracting ranked the closure as high after Wednesday after two days of rain and wind.

Cowichan Bay Road between the Island Highway and the lawn tennis club is notorious for flooding thanks to its low-lying nature.

Drivers who ignore the notice an use the soggy roadway could risk swamping their vehicle and having to be rescued by busy first responders.


We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Halloween not too scary for police in North Cowichan/Duncan
Woman assaulted, male suspect arrested
Teacher strike cheques in the mail
Shovel in the dirt closer
‘He needs, I have.’
Have a safe and happy Halloween in Parksville Qualicum Beach!
The Week — Oct. 27
2012 Predictions - Theatre - Clayton Jevne, Theatre Inconnu
The Week - March 10

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 31 edition online now. Browse the archives.