Traffic delays as City of Penticton focuses on roadwork

Construction work on Government Avenue will slow traffic through the area until early next week.

Construction work on Government Avenue will slow traffic through the area until early next week.

The Government Street road-resurfacing will cause delays and the travelling public is advised to expect delays or attempt to avoid the road alltogether.

The city has commenced its annual Capital Works Contract focusing on some road re-surfacing, parking lot development and water main replacement.

According to the city, the projects will inevitably cause inconvenience to adjacent residents and the travelling public, but considerable effort is applied to minimize these impacts through restricted working hours and traffic detours.

The roads will remain open during construction and motorists are advised to expect delays or attempt, when possible, to avoid the roads altogether.  Drivers are reminded to move carefully through construction zones, pay close attention to detour and warning signs, traffic control persons, construction workers, and equipment operating at all times.

The contract for the work has been awarded to Grizzly Excavating and any questions can be directed to their office at 250 462 9736 or to the City Engineering office at 250-490-2521.

A full list of the projects the city is undergoing, including their approximate start and finish dates is listed here:

PROJECT

APPROXIMATE START DATE

APPROXIMATE FINISH DATE

VERNON AVE parking lot development

 

July 11

July 20

GOVERNMENT STREET road re-surfacing – Government Street will remain open throughout the construction – the travelling public is advised to expect delays or attempt to avoid the road altogether.

 

July 18

July 25

MAIN STREET – INDUSTRIAL AVE TO GRANBY AVE road re-surfacing

 

July 25

August 2

MAIN STREET- DUNCAN AVE TO EDNA AVE road re-surfacing

 

July 27

August 2

DOUGLAS AVENUE – MOOSEJAW TO ARGYLE water main replacement

 

July 25

August 16

DOUGLAS AVENUE – ARGYLE TO FAIRVIEW water main replacement

 

July 25

August 16

QUEENS PARK SCHOOL traffic calming

July 25

August 2

SOEC parking lot expansion

 

August 1

August 12

SECREST AVENUE storm drainage works

August 1

August 10

CONKLIN AVENUE – MOOSEJAW TO ARGYLE water main replacement

 

August 5

August 26

CONKLIN AVENUE – ARGYLE TO FAIRVIEW water main replacement

 

August 5

August 26

ARGYLE AVENUE water main replacement

 

August 5

September 2

ONTARIO STREET – storm water runoff interceptor

 

August 15

August 19

KINNEY AVENUE – storm water runoff interceptor

 

August 18

August 24

ECKHARDT AVENUE – RIVERSIDE DRIVE TO WESTMINSTER AVE sidewalk upgrade

 

September 21

September 30

SKAHA LAKE ROAD – YORKTON AVE TO PARKVIEW STREET sanitary sewer upgrade

September 28

October 27