Portion of Kelowna’s Lawrence Avenue to close for repairs

Lawrence Avenue, from Richter to Ethel, wil be closed until July.

The downtown portion of Lawrence Avenue, from Richter Street to Ethel Street,will be closed to through traffic until the end of July, says the city.

The road closure will be in effect to accommodate utility replacements.

The replacements include both water and wastewater systems and,part of the work wil include improvements to the storm sewer system, the curbs and gutters and the installation of  traffic calming “bulb outs” as well as landscaping.

The $1.35 million project includes a local service area streetscape improvement. Those enhancements are being paid for by adjacent property owners on the street.

Meanwhile, the second phase of the nearby Bernard Avenue revitalization work is continuing between Abbott Street and Pandosy.It is lated to be complete by late June, with the third and final phase — from Ellis Street to St. Paul Street set to be done in the fall.

 

Kelowna Capital News