Construction closes one lane on Lafarge Bridge

By James Peters
May 9, 2016 - 2:00pm

KAMLOOPS — Commuters likely don't want to hear anything more about a summer of bridge construction, but it's a reality once again this year.

Instead of the Overlanders Bridge, crews began work today on the Tumbleweed Bridge, commonly known as the Lafarge Bridge in the eastern section of the city.

City of Kamloops Streets and Environmental Services Manager Glen Farrow says the city believes traffic will be able to flow during the entire project.

"Traffic should be able to continue moving all the way through the project, with the one lane further to the East not impacted at all. There should be signals in place to control it, cutting down the cost on traffic control," said Farrow.

Farrow says the work should wrap up around the end of August. 

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