News

Upgrades planned for sections of Westside Road

Driving through Westside Road is about to become safer upon completion of a major infrastructure upgrade.

The $4.5 million project involves the re-aligning, widening, shouldering and installation of barriers for a total of approximately two kilometres at two separate sections of Westside Road.

"These projects will make a significant difference for drivers," said Ben Stewart, Westside-Kelowna MLA.

"The demands of a fast-growing community have taken their toll on infrastructure designed for far fewer people.We've announced positive and decisive steps to correct that."

The project will include re-alignment of 280 metres of narrow two-lane road with two inferior curves and the replacement of a 600 millimetre culvert at Cinnabar Creek.

The project will improve safety by removing 30-kilometre-an-hour curves, widening the roadway to include paved shoulders and installing concrete barriers.

Paving is due to be completed by April, with the entire project done by May.

 

 

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

NDP blasts lottery corporation spending
 
Site C dam construction to start next summer
 
B.C. to announce Peace River dam decision
Turanski draws praise for dedication
 
Bands on the Run rock Kal Tire Place
 
Storage containers will welcome cultural crowd
Meet the 2014 Citizen of the Year
 
Aerobatic jet team added to 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow lineup
 
Terrace hockey players feed Osoyoos Coyotes

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.