infrastructure

From left Coun. Richard Barkwill of Summerland, Coun. Tim Lezard and Coun. Clint Gabriel of the Penticton Indian Band, MLA Dan Ashton, MP Dan Albas, Dave Hellard of True Consulting and Summerland mayor Toni Boot show a portion of the lakeside pathway in Summerland. The pathway was damaged by flooding in 2017 and 2018. It has now been repaired. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland completes work on lakeshore pathway

Pathway had been damaged by floods in 2017 and 2018

 

A boil water notice, in effect for around 1,005 homes in Summerland, has now been rescinded. (District of Summerland map)

Summerland boil water notice rescinded

Notice had been in place since May 28

 

A boil water notice remains in effect for around 1,005 homes in Summerland, shown on the map in red. (District of Summerland map)

Summerland boil water notice continues

Watermain break on May 28 resulted in notice

 

Crews near Rotary Beach in Summerland are continuing to repair the damaged pathway. The pathway sustained erosion and other damages during the floods of 2017 and 2018. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Crews repairing damaged Summerland pathway

Lakefront path sustained damages during spring floods in 2017 and 2018

Crews near Rotary Beach in Summerland are continuing to repair the damaged pathway. The pathway sustained erosion and other damages during the floods of 2017 and 2018. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
The Baxter Bridge at the north end of Trinity Valley Road east of Enderby was shut down by the Ministry of Transportation to all but foot and light emergency vehicle traffic Nov. 8, 2020 due to structural issues. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Inspection of North Okanagan bridge uncovers more structural issues

A 25,000 kg weight limit on Baxter Bridge will be in effect after midnight Monday

The Baxter Bridge at the north end of Trinity Valley Road east of Enderby was shut down by the Ministry of Transportation to all but foot and light emergency vehicle traffic Nov. 8, 2020 due to structural issues. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
The District of Lake Country wants residents to get engaged in the process of creating a new liquid waste management plan. To that end, a staff member wearing a poop emoji costume went for a around town to spread awareness Thursday, March 11, 2021. (Contributed)

Let’s talk poop: Okanagan community

District sewage system at capacity, residents surveyed on options

The District of Lake Country wants residents to get engaged in the process of creating a new liquid waste management plan. To that end, a staff member wearing a poop emoji costume went for a around town to spread awareness Thursday, March 11, 2021. (Contributed)
Municipal crews are clearing sand from streets in Summerland. The street sweeping is expected to be completed by early June. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland crews clearing sand from streets

Work expected to be completed by early June

Municipal crews are clearing sand from streets in Summerland. The street sweeping is expected to be completed by early June. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
A portion of Giants’s Head Road has bad pavement. The municipality of Summerland is looking at options for repairing the road. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Bumpy Giant’s Head Road could see improvements

Summerland is considering road improvement options

A portion of Giants’s Head Road has bad pavement. The municipality of Summerland is looking at options for repairing the road. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
The Bruhn Bridge, where the Trans-Canada Highway crosses the Sicamous Channel. (File photo)

Cyclist and driver safety noted as priorities for Shuswap highway bridge

Design approved in 2018 has been altered to change intersection and pedestrian use

The Bruhn Bridge, where the Trans-Canada Highway crosses the Sicamous Channel. (File photo)
A spray-can wielding person painted up the two large speed bumps behind Salmon Arm city hall which have shed their white paint making them difficult to see. (Marie Jespersen/Facebook)

Vandal takes visibility of Salmon Arm speed bumps into own hands

City says once evening frosts subside the bumps will get a fresh coat of white paint

A spray-can wielding person painted up the two large speed bumps behind Salmon Arm city hall which have shed their white paint making them difficult to see. (Marie Jespersen/Facebook)
A concept image shows a four-lane replacement for the RW Bruhn Bridge towering over the nearby railway bridge across the Sicamous Channel. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Image)

VIDEO: New Sicamous Highway 1 bridge renderings show one less lane than promised

Mayor Terry Rysz wants to see access improvements and funding for a pedestrian bridge.

A concept image shows a four-lane replacement for the RW Bruhn Bridge towering over the nearby railway bridge across the Sicamous Channel. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Image)
The municipality of Summerland sustained damages from floods in 2017 and 2018. The municipality is now applying for funding to repair some of the work along Lakeshore Drive, from the 2017 flood. (Summerland Review file photo)

Summerland seeks funds for flood damage work

Municipality applying for grant for repair work on Lakeshore Drive

The municipality of Summerland sustained damages from floods in 2017 and 2018. The municipality is now applying for funding to repair some of the work along Lakeshore Drive, from the 2017 flood. (Summerland Review file photo)
Rider Express plans to expand to a new bus route adding a southerly route through the Okanagan to their Highway 1 service. (Rider Express Photo)

Rider Express seeks expanded Okanagan bus route

Route between Salmon Arm and Penticton being reviewed by the Passenger Transportation Board

Rider Express plans to expand to a new bus route adding a southerly route through the Okanagan to their Highway 1 service. (Rider Express Photo)
Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)

Feds earmark $3.3B for provinces, territories for COVID-19 infrastructure

The federal government is envisioning the money will be used to retrofit schools, hospitals and long-term care facilities

Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)
Rehabilitation of 32nd Avenue is one of the captial projects to take place in Vernon this year, which residents can learn more about at an open house Feb. 12. (Google Maps image)
Rehabilitation of 32nd Avenue is one of the captial projects to take place in Vernon this year, which residents can learn more about at an open house Feb. 12. (Google Maps image)