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Penticton begins summer capital works on city streets

The city has begun working on its list of capital projects budgeted for this summer.
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July 15, 2016 - 8:00 PM

PENTICTON - The City of Penticton has begun its capital works program for the summer, with this summer’s focus on road re-surfacing, water main replacement and parking lot development.

City Communications Officer Tina Lee says Grizzly Excavating has been awarded the contract for the work, which began with parking lot development on Vernon Avenue on July 11.

The sixteen projects on this year’s capital works list also include:

  • Government Street road resurfacing, July 18 to July 25
  • Main Street, Granby Ave. to Industrial Ave., resurfacing, July 25 to Aug.2
  • Main Street, Duncan Ave. to Edna Ave., resurfacing, July 27 to Aug.2
  • Douglas Ave. to Argyle to Fairview, water main replacement, July 25 to Aug. 16
  • Queens Park School traffic calming, July 25 to Aug.2
  • SOEC parking lot expansion, Aug. to Aug. 12
  • Secrest Ave. storm drainage works, Aug. 1 to Aug. 10
  • Conklin Ave., Argyle to FaIrview water main replacement, Aug. 5 to Aug. 26
  • Argyle Ave. water main replacement, Aug. 5 to Sept. 2
  • Ontario St. storm water runoff interceptor, Aug. 15 to Aug. 24
  • Kinney Ave. storm water runoff interceptor, Aug. 18 to Aug. 24
  • Eckhardt Ave., Riverside Dr. to Westminster Ave. sidewalk upgrade, Sept. 21 to Sept.
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  • Skaha Lake Rd., Yorkton Ave. to Parkview St. sanitary sewer upgrade, Sept. 28 to Oct. 27

Lee says their may be some inconvenience to residents in the neighbourhoods where  roadwork is taking place. Residents are asked to drive carefully through construction zones and pay attention to signage and traffic control personnel.


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