Daily News demolition leads to downtown restrictions

By James Peters
August 11, 2017 - 11:10am

KAMLOOPS — The City of Kamloops says it will impose restrictions to traffic, parking and pedestrian movement downtown this month as it begins demolishing the former Kamloops Daily News building.

The property at Fourth Avenue and Seymour Street is being turned into a surface parking lot, though the city says it will continue exploring further development opportunities.

Starting on Monday, August 21, on-street parking will be closed adjacent to the property along both Fourth and Seymour.

Right turns from Seymour onto Fourth won't be allowed, and the sidewalk will be closed.

The city adds the Kamloops Transit stop on Fourth Avenue near the property will be moved further up the road.

The restrictions are expected to stay in place through September and into early October.

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