Saanich is working right now to close one of the worst gaps on the Lochside Regional Trail – the missing link from McKenzie Ave to Cedar Hill X Rd.
Nearly everytime I have ridden through this intersection in the summer I have ended up having to guide somebody headed north to the trail. This new lane will make that a thing of the past, as it offers a clear, unambiguous path from one section of trail to another.
Concrete has already been poured for some of the project, but completion is still a few months off. The final design will look something similar to this concept (PDF).
Yesterday, this is what is it looked like: