Vancouver Island Highway 19A Road Conditions for the Old Island Highway
|Highway 19A, southbound. Utility work planned between Henry Rd and Appian Way for 0.1 km (4 km south of Campbell River). Starting Wed Feb 15 at 9:00 AM PST until Wed Feb 15 at 5:00 PM PST. Watch for traffic control personnel.|
minor construction | last updated Mon Feb 6 at 10:23 AM PST.
|Highway 19A. Water pooling between Jamieson Rd and Glenmore Rd for 58.5 km (12 km south of Buckley Bay Ferry Terminal to 11 km south of Campbell River).|
minor road condition | last updated Mon Feb 6 at 3:45 PM PST.
The highway then turns to the north and proceeds through the northern business district of the city to northern end of the Nanaimo Parkway (Highway 19).
The Highway 19A northern section begins at the junction of Highway 19 at Craig’s Crossing. The highway hugs the coastline for 14 km (9 mi) through Parksville and the town of Qualicum Beach.
The highway continues northwest for 37 km (23 mi) through the settlements Bowser, Deep Bay, and Fanny Bay before it meets a junction with Highway 19 at the Buckley Bay B.C. Ferry terminal.
From Buckley Bay, Highway 19A once again hugs the coastline as it proceeds northwest through the hamlets of Union Bay and Royston for 20 km (12 mi) before entering the city of Courtenay.
Highway 19A proceeds through the southern part of the city of Courtenay on Cliffe Avenue, then crosses the Courtenay River into Comox, and Courtenay.
The highway continues inland for 26 km (16 mi), through the communities of Grantham, Merville, Black Creek, and Oyster River before rejoining the coastline at the intersection with Oyster Garden Road.
From there, the highway hugs the coastline for 18 km (11 mi), entering the city of Campbell River, passing by the B.C. Ferry terminal at Discovery Pier, and going north and west around the City Centre before terminating at the junction of Highways 19 and 28.