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P.E.I. traffic, weather, travel updates for Monday, Oct. 15

Traffic advisories.
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Traffic

Road work continues in Charlottetown today and may cause traffic delays or road closures in some areas.

Sidewalk work will take place on Victoria Street between Spring Park Road and Spring Street; on Chestnut Street between University Avenue and Queen Street; and on University Avenue at the corner of Douglas Street and University Avenue.

The right turning lane on Capital Drive onto North River Road will be closed for the week to allow for storm sewer pipe installation. Traffic control personnel will be onsite, as traffic will still be permitted to make a right turn at this intersection, through the through lane on Capital Drive. Drivers should seek alternate routes.

Construction for the Water and Sewer Utility Infrastructure Renewal program will continue with traffic impacts and delays along Belvedere Avenue this week. Drivers should seek alternate routes. Sidewalks in the area may also be impacted.


Weather

A wind warning is in effect for Queens County today, bringing strong winds that may cause damage.

Environment Canada says a “very intense” low pressure system will pass north of the region tonight and Tuesday.

Strong southerly winds ahead of the system will shift to the west and gust to 90 km/h beginning Tuesday morning, diminishing late in the day.

It will be sunny during the day with increasing cloudiness this afternoon and a high of 13 C. The UV index will be 3, or moderate.

It will be cloudy tonight with 20 mm of rain expected, beginning this evening. The temperature will rise to 15 C by Tuesday morning.

Source: Weather.gc.ca


Northumberland Ferries Schedule (Oct. 9-Nov. 4)

Departing from Wood Islands, P.E.I.: 6:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Departing from Caribou, N.S.: 8 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m.

For more information, visit Ferries.ca.


Confederation Bridge Conditions

A wind warning advisory is in effect for the Confederation Bridge.

For updates, visit Confederationbridge.com.

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