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Expect road closures this weekend for Boogie

Expect to see a sea of red as Boogie the Bridge participants take over Kamloops this Sunday.
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

To contact a reporter for this story, email Jennifer Stahn at jstahn@infotelnews.ca or call 250-819-3723. To contact an editor, email mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

 

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