Workers with Hub City Paving find it slightly cooler in the shade while spreading hot asphalt for a sidewalk on Terminal Avenue near Rosehill Street Tuesday. Crews will be working on Terminal Avenue between Stewart Avenue and St. George Street until July 29 to deal with structural road failures to prepare for resurfacing work in 2017. Motorists should anticipate delays and are encouraged to use alternate routes.

Workers with Hub City Paving find it slightly cooler in the shade while spreading hot asphalt for a sidewalk on Terminal Avenue near Rosehill Street Tuesday. Crews will be working on Terminal Avenue between Stewart Avenue and St. George Street until July 29 to deal with structural road failures to prepare for resurfacing work in 2017. Motorists should anticipate delays and are encouraged to use alternate routes.

Nanaimo drivers advised of Terminal Avenue construction

NANAIMO – Terminal Avenue from Stewart Avenue to St. George Street under construction.

Drivers are advised to plan for construction along Terminal Avenue due to road repairs.

Crews will be working on the stretch of highway from Stewart Avenue to St. George Street from today (July 19) until July 29.

According to a City of Nanaimo news release, the work is being undertaken to address structural road failures in preparation of road resurfacing in 2017.

The city says drivers should anticipate lengthy delays and is encouraging them to use alternate routes.

“Road rehabilitation construction on Terminal Avenue has been scheduled to minimize delays to motorists, but lengthy delays should still be anticipated,” said Jamie Rose, construction specialist with the City of Nanaimo. “We encourage people to consider alternate routes and appreciate your patience when driving through our construction site.”