News from Kamloops

July 8, 2016

Richmond Avenue Reconstruction Begins Next Week

Kamloops, B.C. –The City of Kamloops has contracted Dawson Construction Ltd., to begin the reconstruction of Richmond Avenue from 8th Street to Schubert Drive. Work will begin on July 11th, 2016, with an anticipated completion within by October 2016.

The project includes, but is not limited to, new watermain tie-ins; storm sewer catch basins and sanitary sewers; new streetlighting; road reconstruction; sidewalk on north side and curb and gutter on south side; and driveway and boulevard restoration.

Construction is scheduled to occur Monday to Saturday between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 pm, with additional night/weekend work being performed as required.

Driveway access to residents and businesses may be temporarily restricted to accommodate construction. Occasional partial or total road closures will be required to complete the work.

Residents are also advised that throughout the construction period, vibratory compaction equipment will be in use. Any fragile items should be packaged or protected from damage due to vibration.

Residential garbage collection will not be affected.

Please obey all traffic control personnel and equipment when driving in the vicinity of the construction.

Staff members at the Public Works and Utilities Department are available to answer questions at 250-828-3461, between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.  Outside of normal work hours, please call the After Hours Answering Service at 250-372-1710.

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Media Contacts:
Darren Crundwell, Capital Projects Manager
City of Kamloops
250-828-3535
dcrundwell@kamloops.ca




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