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Pooling water prompts warnings for Island highways

Travel advisories are in effect for pooling water on several Vancouver Island Highways. Drive B.C.

Travel advisories are in effect for pooling water on several Vancouver Island Highways.

Drive B.C. issued warnings Saturday morning that heavy rainfall had caused water buildup in several locations:

• Trans-Canada Highway north of Duncan, between Herd Road and Mount Sticker Road.

• Highway 4, between Wick Road and the Taylor River rest area.

• Highway 19, from Cook Creek Road south of Cumberland to Sayward Road north of Campbell River. There are also high winds in the area.

• Highway 19 between Hoomac Lake Rest Area and Rainbow Road, south of Woss to north of Campbell River.

• Highway 19A, between Catherwood Rd and the end of Highway 19A, Campbell River.

• Highway 28 between Gold River Highway and the end of Highway 28.

Motorists were to told to “drive to conditions.”