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Mainroad crews will be patrolling for anticipated weather-related highway maintenance

Crews will be on ground till event passes

Mainroad crews will be patrolling for flooding problems and for trees down on all service area highways on Tuesday evening following a weather warning issued for North Vancouver Island by environment Canada.

In a statement, Mainroad said that in anticipation, the crews will be patrolling the areas until the event passes, roadways are clear and back to normal.

Environment Canada issued a weather warning for heavy rain and strong winds which is expected to hit Vancouver Island on Tuesday. Between 15 and 40 mm of rain is expected to fall over a two-day period. The west coast of the Island could see as much as 100 mm. The weather conditions are expected to last through Friday and Saturday.

Mainroad’s 24-hour communications and dispatch office will pass on all observations and concerns to its crews when contacted. Anyone who observes an area in need of attention is urged to call 1-877-215-7122.

Drivers can visit the drivebc site for latest road conditions.

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