Update for August 24

Highland Road Upgrades Project

ROAD CLOSURES AND SCHEDULED NIGHT WORK | THURSDAY, AUGUST 25

Be advised that from approximately 9:00 am Thursday, August 25 to approximately 6:00 am Friday, August 26, Highland Road, between Highway 1 and Valleyview Drive, will be closed to all traffic, with the exception of Highland Road residents.

Crews will be paving Highland Road between Highway 1 and Flamingo Road. In order to carry out the paving on the highway on and off ramps, this portion of work must be carried out at night. Residents in the area are advised that the night work will involve some noise and lights due to the use of heavy equipment. We apologize for the disruption and we appreciate your understanding.

During the day, in addition to paving, crews will also be removing a large tree from the Highland Road east side boulevard, as well as completing some of the water and sanitary service connections on the east side of Highland Road.

Road Closures and Access For Thursday, August 25

Highland Road residents living between Highway 1 and Valleyview Drive will access Highland Road from Valleyview Drive.

Flamingo Road between the Frontage Road and Highland Road will be closed to all traffic, with the exception of Flamingo Road local traffic. Flamingo Road residences and businesses will be accessed via the Frontage Road or Glenwood Drive.

The Highway 1 Frontage Road at Highland Road will be closed. Residents will access the Frontage Road (east of Highland) via Park Drive.

Crescent Drive at Highland Road remains closed.

The Highway 1 eastbound off ramp and the westbound left turn exit to Highland Road are anticipated to be reopened to all traffic on Saturday, August 27.

Transit

Transit Routes 16 and 17 will be impacted and will be detoured from Highland Road. Visit BCTransit.com/Kamloops and check advisories for detour route and temporary bus stops.

Emergency Services

Emergency vehicles will be given priority access through the construction zone.

Questions?

Staff members at the Civic Operations Department are available to answer your questions at 250-828-3461, between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Outside of normal work hours, please follow the phone prompt to contact the After Hours Answering Service, and a City representative will contact you as soon as possible.

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