Starting Friday night, southbound traffic on Highway 1 at Mckenzie will have reduced lanes expected to last into early Saturday morning. (Transportation BC/Twitter)

Starting Friday night, southbound traffic on Highway 1 at Mckenzie will have reduced lanes expected to last into early Saturday morning. (Transportation BC/Twitter)

McKenzie Interchange work means Friday night lane closures

The southbound closures are expected to last from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

Construction of the new multi-use overpass for the McKenzie interchange is resulting in overnight lane closures.

READ MORE: Time-lapse video shows weekend work on McKenzie Interchange project

The slow lane for Highway 1 southbound will be closed along with the southbound off-ramp onto Admirals Road. The closures begin Friday at 8 p.m. and are expected to last until 5:30 a.m on Saturday morning.

Motorists will still be able to turn right onto Admirals Road during the closure or use the Helmcken Road off-ramp.

READ MORE: Saanich councillor slams McKenzie Interchange Project

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is reminding drivers to observe posted speed limits and drive with caution when traveling through these areas.

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