College Drive is scheduled to close Wednesday (Jan. 25) to install a new water main.

College Drive is scheduled to close Wednesday (Jan. 25) to install a new water main.

One-day construction closure for College Drive

NANAIMO - College Drive to close Wednesday (Jan. 25) for water main installation.

The City of Nanaimo is notifying commuters that College Drive will be closed Wednesday (Jan. 25).

The one-day closure is part of the College Park Duplicate Water Supply Main project.

College Drive will be closed west of the Nanaimo Parkway between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. while construction crews install a single section of large diameter steel water main.

The closure includes the southbound College Drive off-ramp and westbound through lane from Fifth Street.

Residents are asked to use Calder Road and Westwood Road as an alternate access.

The installation work is scheduled for Wednesday (Jan. 25), but commuters are advised to check local signage and the city construction projects website for updates.

Project construction is expected to be complete by the end of April.