Marion Schilling Safer Schools Project Gets Underway

Release date: 
July 6, 2018

The City of Kamloops has contracted Rivermist Excavating Ltd. to carry out pedestrian safety improvements along Park Drive, from Valleyview Drive to the west boundary of Valleyview Centennial Park, as part of the Safer Schools Program.

Preliminary work will begin July 11, with construction starting the week of July 16. Completion is anticipated for the end of August 2018. Construction is scheduled to occur Monday- Friday, 7:00 am-5:00 pm, with the possibility of some weekend work.

The project includes reconstructing the sidewalk located on the east side of Park Drive; improving signage; intersection improvements; replacing catch basins; formalizing driveway letdowns and crosswalk improvements.

Driveway access to residents and businesses will be maintained throughout the project. Pedestrian access will also be maintained. Please obey all traffic control personnel and equipment when driving in the vicinity of the construction.

Important construction updates will be posted at Questions can be directed to the Civic Operations Department via email at or by calling 250-828-3461.