COURTENAY, B.C. – The City of Courtenay is advising drivers of road upgrades on Highway 19A this Friday, April 27.

Crews will be grinding and repaving a section of the southbound highway, from 29th Street to Christie Parkway.

Due to the work, that stretch of road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Traffic control personnel will be on site directing traffic, and to assist emergency vehicles and commuters in and around the work zone.

Residents with concerns can contact the city’s Public Works department at (250) 338-1525 or via email at