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P.E.I. traffic, weather, travel updates for Tuesday, Oct. 16

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Traffic

Road work will continue in Charlottetown today – weather permitting – and may cause traffic delays or road closures in some areas.

The section of Valdane Avenue between St. Peters Road and Messier Driver will be reduced to one lane of traffic for milling to take place.

Paving taking place on Brackley Point Road between Sherwood Road and the Arterial Highway will reduce traffic to one lane beginning at noon.

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 the north side of Brows Lane.

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 are advised to seek alternate routes.

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


Weather

A wind warning is in effect for P.E.I. today, bringing 90 km/h winds that may cause damage.

Environment Canada says a “very intense low-pressure system” will pass north of the Island this morning.

High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

Along with the wind, about 5 to 10 mm of rain is expected, ending this morning and being replaced with a mix of sun and cloud. A high of 10 C is expected with a UV of 3, or moderate.

A few clouds are expected tonight with winds up to 60 km/h and a low of plus 4 C.

Source: Weather.gc.ca


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

ADVISORY: Due to Environment Canada’s weather forecast for Tuesday, Oct. 16, all sailings have been cancelled for the day.

For updates, visit Ferries.ca.


Confederation Bridge Conditions

ADVISORY: Today’s wind conditions may result in restrictions of traffic on the Confederation Bridge starting at 6 a.m. until about 8 p.m.

For updates, visit Confederationbridge.com.

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