Watermain replacement work on Westlake Road in West Kelowna, between Caledonia Way and Sussex Road and part of the Westlake Road Upgrade project, will begin next week.
The district says starting Wednesday, Dec. 10, motorists can expect minor traffic delays when travelling on that section section of road. The work is expected to take four days.
Motorists are asked to obey all signs and traffic control personnel when driving through the construction area.
The $6.2 million Westlake Road Upgrade project is transforming the heavily-used rural road to an urban arterial standard, multi-modal transportation corridor. The Westlake Road work, from Highway 97 to Starlight Crescent, includes improvementssuch as:
• 3.6 metre wide travel lanes in each direction
• 1.5 metre cycling lanes in each direction
• Curb, gutter and underground storm drainage
• Replacement of the watermain
• 1.8 metre wide sidewalks in each direction from Stevens Road to Highway 97
• 1.8 metre wide sidewalks on the east side from Stevens Road to Starlight Crescent
• 56 streetlights
• A traffic circle at the intersection of Stevens Road and Westlake Road
Final paving of the Westlake Road Upgrade project will occur in spring.