Poplar Road, which parallels Highway 4 west of Qualicum Beach, has been closed after being inundated by floodwaters Sunday morning, Jan. 21. (Coombs-Hilliers Volunteer Fire Department photo/Facebook)

Part of Coombs to Parksville trail damaged due to flooding

Damage near Virginia Road in Coombs

Recent heavy rains have damaged part of the rail trail in the Coombs area.

Users of the Coombs to Parksville Rail Trail are advised to take caution due to the flooding. Part of the trail is damaged between the Crown Woodlot driveway and Virginia Road in Coombs.

The damage on the trail is to the east of the Shearme Road and Highway 4A intersection.

The trail surface is uneven and the trail sides have been damaged as a result of recent heavy rains, according to a release Tuesday (Jan. 23) from the Regional District of Nanaimo. The release advises users to remain in the centre of the trail.

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For more information, or updates, visit www.rdn.bc.ca.

— NEWS Staff

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