April 23, 2014 - 11:57 AM
KAMLOOPS — There'll be road closures this weekend when more than 2,500 people hit the streets of Kamloops for the annual Boogie the Bridge.
Sunday, April 27 several blocks in the downtown core will be shutdown, along with the inside travel lanes of the Overlanders Bridge and several streets on the North Shore.
For travel on the North Shore the city is recommending motorists use the signalized intersection at Fortune Drive and Nelson Avenue (for access to Fortune Drive) and the Halston Bridge where possible.
Participants can show their race bibs to get free rides on race day as well.
The race is expected to be the biggest ever and for the first time two local charities, Family Tree Family Centre and CMHA Youth Clubhouse, will benefit from the funds raised.
The following closures will take place Sunday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.:
- Victoria Street between 1 and 5 Avenues
- 1, 2, 3 and 4 Avenues between Seymour Street and Lansdowne Street
- Inside travel lanes of Victoria Street West
- Inside travel lanes of Overlanders Bridge
Closed from 8 a.m. to noon:
- Fort Avenue
- Larch Avenue
- Baker Street
Delays from 9:30-11 a.m.:
- York Avenue
- Kemano Street
- Patricia Avenue
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