News from Kamloops

April 20, 2016

It’s Boogie Time!

Kamloops, BC - On Sunday, April 24th, the 19th Annual CFJC TV Boogie the Bridge will begin and end in Riverside Park.

The “Boogie Route Committee” wishes to advise motorists that there will be temporary road closures in the following areas on Sunday between 6:00 am and 3:00 pm:

  • Lorne St. between 1st and 2nd Avenues
  • Westbound curb lane on Lansdowne St.
  • Both Westbound lanes on Victoria St. West from Seymour St. to Mission Flats Rd.
  • Eastbound curb lane on Victoria St. West at the Mission Flats intersection
  • Northbound curb lane on the Overlanders Bridge and Fortune Drive overpass

Motorists are strongly recommended to use the Halston Bridge to avoid delays as traffic patterns will be modified for the event. A detour will be provided to the North Shore via Seymour Street to 1st Avenue to Lansdowne Street. Access to Mission Flats Road will be maintained via Summit Drive for the duration of the event. A detour will also be provided to Mission Flats Rd via Overlanders Bridge to Leigh Rd to Tranquille Rd and back over the Overlanders Bridge.

Fort Avenue, Larch Avenue and Baker Street will be closed to all traffic from Fortune Drive between the hours of 8:00 am to 12:00 pm; all other local road access will be maintained throughout the event.

Residents of York Ave, Kemano St and Patricia Ave will be temporarily delayed between the hours of 9:30 am until 11:00 am.

Please use caution when driving in the vicinity and obey all traffic control devices and traffic control personnel. The Boogie Route Committee and City of Kamloops appreciates your cooperation and encourages everyone to come out and cheer on the Boogie Goers!

Boogie participants can show their race bibs to bus drivers and receive free rides on local transit on race day!

For further information please call 250-828-3774.

The Boogie Route Committee would also like to send a special “Thank You” to the North Shore residents particularly in the Larch and Fairview Avenues neighbourhood for their continuous support with events such as these!


Media Contact:
Cara Graden, Arts, Culture & Heritage Coordinator
City of Kamloops


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