Main gate at 19 Wing Comox closing for about eight weeks

Starting Nov. 7, the main gate at 19 Wing Comox will be under construction and closed for approximately eight weeks.

Starting Nov. 7, the main gate at 19 Wing Comox will be under construction and closed for approximately eight weeks.This closure is expected to generate traffic delays on Military Row and Ryan Road.19 Wing personnel and visitors to the base will be required to use a temporary gate, across from the 19 Wing Fitness and Community Centre, off Military Row. Although flag personnel will be in the area to direct traffic, delays are to be expected, particularly during the mornings and afternoons.Visitors requiring security passes will be directed to the military police building via an alternate route. Emergency vehicles will continue to have access to the main gate.It is recommended that members of the public avoid using Military Row during peak hours. Anderton Road and Knight Road are suggested as alternate means of access to the Comox Valley Airport during the next eight weeks.19 Wing Comox thanks members of the public for their understanding and co-operation during this construction period.— 19 Wing Comox

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