April 23, 2016 - 3:00 PM
KAMLOOPS - 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 Street between 1 and 2 Avenues
Westbound curb lane on Lansdowne Street
Both Westbound lanes on Victoria Street West from Seymour Street to Mission Flats Road
Eastbound curb lane on Victoria Street 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 1 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 Road via Overlanders Bridge to Leigh Road 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 Avenue, Kemano Street and Patricia Avenue 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.
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