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Notice

Development & Engineering Services

Grasslands Boulevard Road Improvement

PROJECT SCOPE / DETAILS (Updated April 2017)

The City has contracted with Eagle Rock Constrution to construct the new sectin of Grasslands Boulevard between Woodrush Drive and Cantle Drive, resulting in the completion of Grasslands Boulevard from Batchelor Drive to Westsyde Road.

  • Sidewalk, curb and gutter (east side of Grasslands Boulevard);
  • Curb and gutter (west side of Grasslands Boulevard);
  • Improved lighting;
  • Improved drainage system;
  • New water services;
  • Construction of new Grasslands Boulevard (Woodrush Drive to Cantle Drive);
  • Turning restrictions off Woodhaven Drive and McQueen Drive to eliminate property acquisition and make the intersections as safe as possible. Alpine Terrace at Grasslands Boulevard will also be closed for safety reasons;
  • On-street parking (on Grasslands Boulevard north of Alpine Terrace);

In conjunction with this project, a new traffic signal will be installed at Grasslands Boulevard and Westsyde Road.

Construction began the week of April 10, 2017, with project completion expected by fall 2017. The majority of the work will take place during the day from Monday to Friday, with the possibility of some weekend and night work. Anticipated hours of work will be 7:00 am-5:00 pm.

Traffic disruptions can be expected along the construction route. Please obey all traffic control personnel and equipment when in the vicinity of the construction.

If you have any questions, please email us or call 250-828-3461. Thank you for your patience during construction.

HISTORY

  • Project added to the Development Cost Charges (DCC) Bylaw in 2004
  • Purchased 868 Alpine Terrace Dec 2015 (demolished home to connect north and south portions of Grasslands)
  • Project budget estimated at $2 million
  • Preliminary geotechnical overview conducted in 2015
  • Preliminary design January 2016
  • Informational meeting #1 for residents most impacted, January 20, 2016
  • Public Open House February 18, 2016 to present preliminary design
  • Final design November 2016
  • Informational meeting #2 for residents most impacted, November 15, 2016
  • Tender for construction Fall 2016
  • Final meeting with residents most impacted, April 10, 2017, to review final design

REFERENCE MATERIALS

TRAFFIC SIGNALS

Installation of the new traffic signals on Westsyde Road at Grasslands Boulevard will begin the week of July 31, 2017. The majority of the work will take place during the day from Monday to Friday, with the possibility of some weekend work. Anticipated hours of work will be 7:00 am-4:00 pm.

Traffic disruptions can be expected at the intersection of Grasslands Boulevard and Westsyde Road. Please obey all traffic control personnel and equipment when in the vicinity of the construction.

The signals are expected to be put into operation during the month of October 2017.

PROJECT COMPLETION

Due to changes required for the retaining walls, and schedule interruptions with third party utilities due to BC Wildfire response, the substantial completion date of this project has been extended to September 27, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.



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955 Concordia Way
Kamloops BC V2C 6V3
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