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Safer driving on Trans Canada near Cherry Creek with new left-turn lane

B.C. Minister of Transportation Todd Stone, left, and Thompson Nicola Regional District director Ronaye Elliott checked out a new left-turn lane off Highway 1 at Gardi Road making travel safer for Cherry Creek residents.
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November 30, 2015 - 4:30 PM

KAMLOOPS - Locals, tourists and commercial drivers can now feel safer turning left onto Highway 1 at Gardi Road near Cherry Creek thanks to a newly built left-turn lane.

“Left-turn lanes have been proven to reduce collisions by eliminating the conflict between turning and through traffic,” Minister of Transportation Todd Stone said in a media release.

Cherry Creek residents will now have a safer exit onto the highway.

To make the intersection more efficient, the ministry realigned approximately 100 metres of Cherry Creek Station Road.

Improvements to the area’s roadway cost $2.2 million. 

To contact a reporter for this story, email Glynn Brothen at gbrothen@infonews.ca, or call 250-319-7494. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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