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P.E.I. traffic, weather, travel updates for Wednesday, Oct. 17

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

Paving will take place on Brackley Point Road between Sherwood Road and the Arterial Highway and will reduce this section to one lane, alternating traffic for the afternoon.

Sidewalk work will continue 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. Traffic will experience delays and 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. Traffic control personnel will be on-site, but motorists may want to seek alternate routes. Sidewalks in the area may also be impacted.


A few showers are expected to begin this afternoon and end near midnight. Today's high is 9 C and tonight’s low is plus 2 C.


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.

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Confederation Bridge Conditions

The Confederation Bridge is currently open to all traffic.

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