September 8, 2023 News, Traffic

UBC Campus and Community Planning has provided updates regarding road closures around UBC due to construction or large events happening in the Fall season.

Residents are advised to please plan your commute accordingly.

Download a map of road closures here.

  • Saturday, September 9. Due to a concert taking place at the Thunderbird Sports Centre, UBC Parking will initiate traffic flow changes:
    • All day. Parking will not be permitted on the East side of East Mall from Thunderbird Blvd to 16th Ave. and on the West side of East Mall from FP Innovations to 16th Ave.

    • Evening. 10:15 p.m. through midnight: To expedite traffic exiting the venue’s parkade, a two-lane exit plan will be used that directs traffic southbound along East Mall to 16th Ave. During this period, traffic flow will only be moving southbound along this section of East Mall.

    • Public transit. Bus #68 will not stop at Thunderbird Blvd and Eagles Drive, instead it will continue east along Thunderbird Blvd to East Mall.

  • Walter Gage Road CLOSED for Brock Commons:
    • Walter Gage Road east of East Mall will remain closed until Spring 2024.
    • Brock Commons North is now open.
  • Food and Beverage Innovation Centre:
    • Located on the south side of Hospital Lane between East Mall and Health Sciences Mall.
    • Hospital Lane between East Mall and Health Sciences Mall is fully closed (deliveries to School of Population and Public Health accommodated).
    • New sidewalk along north side of Hospital Lane to be opening in time for start of school.
  • Beaty Expansion:
    • An expansion to the Beaty Biodiversity Centre is underway. It has resulted in some closures to typical pedestrian, cyclist and service vehicle routes as shown in the attached.
    • Construction will be ongoing through 2024.