August, 2013

Traffic pattern changes coming at Campbell River Hospital


CAMPBELL RIVER – With all the construction under way in Campbell River, it may have been easy to miss ongoing site preparation work for the new $266 million, 95-bed Campbell River Hospital, but that will change starting Monday with work impacting the hospital entrance.

Motorists using the main hospital entrance off 2nd Avenue will face changes to normal traffic patterns starting Monday, August 26th through Wednesday, August 28th as the laneway at the hospital entrance, between the two parking lots, will ...

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North Island Hospitals Project brings new walkways around Comox Valley site


COURTENAY – Site preparation work for the new $334 million 153-bed Comox Valley Hospital is bringing improvements to pedestrian routes around the site.

“Enhancing and increasing pedestrian walking paths is an objective of the North Island Hospitals Project,” said Tom Sparrow, Chief Project Officer. “We want the new Comox Valley Hospital to be fully integrated into the community. Well designed walking paths support healthy lifestyle choices which form a key part of VIHA’s purpose and vision.”

A new wheelchair- accessible walkway is ...

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