Fortune Drive Resurfacing

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This project is complete.


Project Scope

April 4–May 13, 2022

The City of Kamloops has contracted BA Dawson Blacktop Ltd. to resurface Fortune Drive between 8th Street and Oak Road. We are advising residents, businesses and commuters that this work is scheduled to begin in early April, weather dependent, and will encompass the following scope of work:

  • milling of existing asphalt;
  • repaving of asphalt; and
  • pavement markings.

Traffic Impacts

Please obey all traffic control personnel and equipment when driving in the vicinity of the construction.

Driveway access to residents and businesses will be maintained throughout the project. Pedestrian access will also be maintained.

Traffic detours may be in effect and transit will be impacted. Visit the Traffic Impacts section for the most up-to-date information.

Residents Impacts

Throughout the construction period, vibratory compaction equipment may be in use; therefore, any fragile items should be packaged or protected from damage due to vibration. There may also be noise disruption due to equipment on site.

Garbage collection will not be affected.

Hours of Work

Work will begin April 4, with completion anticipated for early May. Construction is scheduled to occur Monday through Friday, 7:00 am–5:00 pm, with the possibility of some night work.

  • Timeline: 2022
  • Status: Upcoming
  • Type: Roadway
  • Estimated cost: $730,000
  • Contact: BA Dawson Blacktop

This project is complete.


Project Scope

April 4–May 13, 2022

The City of Kamloops has contracted BA Dawson Blacktop Ltd. to resurface Fortune Drive between 8th Street and Oak Road. We are advising residents, businesses and commuters that this work is scheduled to begin in early April, weather dependent, and will encompass the following scope of work:

  • milling of existing asphalt;
  • repaving of asphalt; and
  • pavement markings.

Traffic Impacts

Please obey all traffic control personnel and equipment when driving in the vicinity of the construction.

Driveway access to residents and businesses will be maintained throughout the project. Pedestrian access will also be maintained.

Traffic detours may be in effect and transit will be impacted. Visit the Traffic Impacts section for the most up-to-date information.

Residents Impacts

Throughout the construction period, vibratory compaction equipment may be in use; therefore, any fragile items should be packaged or protected from damage due to vibration. There may also be noise disruption due to equipment on site.

Garbage collection will not be affected.

Hours of Work

Work will begin April 4, with completion anticipated for early May. Construction is scheduled to occur Monday through Friday, 7:00 am–5:00 pm, with the possibility of some night work.

  • Timeline: 2022
  • Status: Upcoming
  • Type: Roadway
  • Estimated cost: $730,000
  • Contact: BA Dawson Blacktop
  • Traffic Update - April 22

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    All dates are weather permitting.


    Day Work

    Thursday, April 28, 7:00 am to approximately 4:00 pm

    • Crews will be paving the westbound lanes of Fortune Drive between Oak Road and Sydney Avenue/7th Street.

    Friday, April 29, 9:00 am to approximately 5:00 pm

    • Crews will be paving the eastbound lanes of Fortune Drive between Oak Road and Sydney Avenue/7th Street.


    DAY paving work:

    • Alternating lane closures will be in effect along Fortune Drive. During lane closures, turning movements to and from side streets will be restricted.
    • Motorists should expect delays and must obey all traffic control personnel and devices.
    • Traffic signals at the intersection of Fortune Drive and Nelson Avenue will be blacked out and will be controlled by traffic control personnel.
    • Transit will not be re-routed. Traffic control personnel will assist transit drivers as needed. Access to the North Shore Transit Exchange will be maintained for buses. NOTE: Bus stops located on Fortune Drive between Oak Road and Sydney Avenue/7th Street will be CLOSED during the paving. (Outbound bus stops closed on Thursday, April 28; inbound bus stops closed on Friday, April 29). Visit BCTransit.com/Kamloops for the most up to date information.
    • Emergency vehicles will be given priority access through the construction zone.
    • Pedestrian access will be maintained through the construction zone.

    Night Work

    Monday, May 2, 7:00 pm to approximately 6:00 am

    • Crews will be paving the westbound lanes of Fortune Drive between Sydney Avenue/7th Street and 8th Street.


    Tuesday, May 3, 7:00 pm to approximately 6:00 am

    • Crews will be paving the eastbound lanes of Fortune Drive between Sydney Avenue/7th Street and 8th Street.

    NIGHT paving work:

    • ALL traffic, with the exception of transit* and emergency vehicles, will be detoured. Detour signs will be in place.
    • *Transit will not be re-routed between 7:00 pm and 11:00 pm each night and access to the North Shore Transit Exchange will be maintained. Traffic control personnel will assist transit drivers as needed.
      • NOTE: Bus stops located on Fortune Drive between Sydney Avenue/7th Street and 8th Street will be CLOSED during the paving. (Outbound bus stops closed on Monday night, May 2; inbound bus stops closed on Tuesday night, May 3).
      • NOTE: Access to the North Shore Transit Exchange will be closed after 11:00 pm and buses traveling during this time will be detoured.
      • Visit BCTransit.com/Kamloops for the most up to date information.
    • Emergency vehicles will be given priority access through the construction zone.
    • Pedestrian access will be maintained through the construction zone.
  • Traffic Updates - April 13

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    Day Work

    Tuesday, April 19–7:00 am to approximately 4:00 pm

    • Crews will be milling the westbound lanes of Fortune Drive between Oak Road and Sydney Avenue/7th Street.


    Wednesday, April 20–9:00 am to approximately 5:00 pm

    • Crews will be milling the eastbound lanes of Fortune Drive between Oak Road and Sydney Avenue/7th Street.


    DAY milling work:

    • Alternating lane closures will be in effect along Fortune Drive. During lane closures, turning movements to and from side streets will be restricted.
    • Motorists should expect delays and must obey all traffic control personnel and devices.
    • Traffic signals at the intersection of Fortune Drive/Nelson Avenue will be blacked out and will be controlled by traffic control personnel.
    • Transit will not be re-routed. Traffic control personnel will assist transit drivers and users. Access to the Northshore Transit Exchange will be maintained for buses.
    • Emergency vehicles will be given priority access through the construction zone.
    • Pedestrian access will be maintained through the construction zone.


    Night Work

    Thursday, April 21–7:00 pm to approximately 6:00 am

    • Crews will be milling the westbound lanes of Fortune Drive between Sydney Avenue/7th Street and 8th Street.


    Friday, April 22–7:00 pm to approximately 6:00 am

    • Crews will be milling the eastbound lanes of Fortune Drive between Sydney Avenue/7th Street and 8th Street.


    NIGHT milling work:

    • ALL traffic, with the exception of transit* and emergency vehicles, will be detoured. Detour signs will be in place. View detour map.
    • *Transit will not be re-routed between 7 pm and 11 pm each night and access to the Northshore Transit Exchange will be maintained. Traffic control personnel will assist transit drivers and users. NOTE: access to the Northshore Transit Exchange will be closed after 11 pm and buses traveling during this time will be detoured. View transit detours.(External link)
    • Emergency vehicles will be given priority access through the construction zone.
    • Pedestrian access will be maintained through the construction zone.


    Paving is tentatively scheduled to take place Thursday, April 28 and Friday, April 29 (day work) and Monday, May 2 and Tuesday, May 3 (night work), weather permitting.

  • Traffic Updates - April 4, 2022

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    8th Street and Tranquille Road intersection will be completed at night with detours in place.

    During roto-milling, lane closures will be in effect starting at 9:00 am on weekdays. Transit will not be re-routed during milling work; traffic control personnel will assist transit drivers and users.

    Priority travel will be given to emergency vehicles.

    During lane closures, turning movements to and from side streets will be restricted.

Page last updated: 20 May 2022, 02:31 PM