Traffic was heavy in the Mostar Road-Jingle Pot Road area, off Nanaimo Parkway, April 11 as vehicles lined up for a soil giveaway at Milner Group’s 4202 Biggs Rd. facility. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Traffic was heavy in the Mostar Road-Jingle Pot Road area, off Nanaimo Parkway, April 11 as vehicles lined up for a soil giveaway at Milner Group’s 4202 Biggs Rd. facility. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Traffic heavy in Jingle Pot-Nanaimo Parkway area due to soil giveaway

Vehicles line up for Milner Group COVID-19 pandemic support initiative

People driving onto Jingle Pot Road, off Nanaimo Parkway, can expect to heavy traffic until late this afternoon, as vehicles line up to collect free soil from the Milner Group.

As part of community support initiative in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Milner Group is handing out garden soil today, April 11, until 5 p.m., with the giveaway taking place at Milner’s facility at 4202 Biggs Road.

Craig Cookman, Milner Group general manager, said social distancing procedure will be followed, with people asked to stay in their vehicles and workers loading soil.

Traffic control workers are directing vehicles.

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