News from Kamloops

July 28, 2014

New Intersection Nears Completion

Kamloops, B.C. – After several months under construction, the intersection of Lansdowne Street, First Avenue and Lorne Street is nearing completion.

The new intersection configuration will connect First Avenue and Lorne Street for both northbound and southbound traffic. This will provide a direct connection between Lorne Street and Downtown, as well as improved pedestrian access to Riverside Park.

A new Traffic Signal has been installed at the intersection of Lansdowne Street and First Avenue / Lorne Street.

The intersection of Victoria Street and First Avenue has also been modified, with westbound traffic restricted to right turns only.

The new intersection configuration is scheduled to be operational starting later this week.

Further work on the project, including landscaping and beautification of the green space will continue over the rest of the summer.

The City of Kamloops thanks residents for their patience during the construction period and reminds motorists and pedestrians to use caution when approaching this area.

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Media Contact:

Darren Crundwell, Capital Projects Manager
City of Kamloops