May 21, 2015 - 9:54 AM
KELOWNA Beginning Friday, May 22 at 6 a.m., final paving will be underway on Lakeshore Road from Cook Road to Lexington Drive, including the Cook, Truswell and Lexington intersections. The work will continue until Sunday, May 24 at 7 p.m.
During this time, thru traffic restrictions and temporary detours are to be expected. Finishing work will occur on Sunday, May 31.
Friday, May 22
Southbound lane closure from Cook Road to Mission Creek Bridge, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Residents requiring access to Truswell Road west and Capozzi Road will detour on Barrera or Cook roads to Gordon Drive to Lexington Drive and use Lakeshore Road to access Truswell Road from the northbound lane.
Between 1 – 3 p.m., delays are to be expected at the Cook Road Boat launch while paving in the vicinity is complete. Boaters may be asked to wait until the new pavement can accommodate boat trailer traffic.
Saturday May 23
Northbound lane closure from Cook Road to Mission Creek Bridge, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The southbound lane will remain open with access to residences and businesses. Through traffic to follow detours.
Sunday, May 24 & Sunday, May 31: Lane restrictions and one-way traffic between Mission Creek Bridge to Lexington Drive roundabout, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
One-way traffic will be in effect and detours will be marked. Access to through traffic may be restricted at Cook Road and at Lexington Drive, intermittently.
Sidewalks will remain open, businesses will remain accessible. Traffic control personnel will be directing motorists and pedestrians, the public’s cooperation and patience will be appreciated.
The paving will complete the final touches of last year’s $11-million bridge replacement and transportation improvements.
This schedule is subject to change as paving is weather dependant and precipitation could cause delays.
Visit kelowna.ca/roadreport to see the current road construction information.
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