infrastructure

With bridge construction well underway on the project to replace the Solsqua-Sicamous bridge. Motorists should expect delays of up to half an hour. (Jim Elliot/Eagle Valley News)

Pedestrian path would connect Solsqua-Sicamous bridge to community

District of Sicamous staff say bridge replacement project on tight schedule

 

Rider Express plans to expand to a new bus route adding a southerly route through the Okanagan to their Highway 1 service. (Rider Express Photo)

Rider Express seeks expanded Okanagan bus route

Route between Salmon Arm and Penticton being reviewed by the Passenger Transportation Board

 

CVSE officers are patrolling the Sicamous area three or four days a week. (BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure/Facebook)

Commercial vehicle enforcement officers focus on Highway 1 near Sicamous

Officers will be in the area three or four days a week according to the ministry

 

A pair of Oct. 27 vehicle crashes damaged the railing of the RW Bruhn Bridge. (Sicamous RCMP photo)

Railing of Sicamous’ Bruhn Bridge damaged, repairs could take months

Sicamous says sidewalk will be inaccessible to wheelchairs until repairs complete

A pair of Oct. 27 vehicle crashes damaged the railing of the RW Bruhn Bridge. (Sicamous RCMP photo)
The power is out across many of the Shuswap’s rural communities following the season’s first snow on Oct. 23. (BC Hydro image)

Update: Hydro reports power restored in the Shuswap

The outage followed the first snowfall of the season to reach the valley bottoms

The power is out across many of the Shuswap’s rural communities following the season’s first snow on Oct. 23. (BC Hydro image)
Drone footage collected by the group planning a pedestrian pathway along Squilax-Anglemont Road shows how little room for error there is when logging trucks and cyclists share the road. (North Shuswap Pathway/Facebook)

Pedestrian pathway requested for North Shuswap

Concerns over cyclists and pedestrians sharing road with logging trucks has group seeking solution

Drone footage collected by the group planning a pedestrian pathway along Squilax-Anglemont Road shows how little room for error there is when logging trucks and cyclists share the road. (North Shuswap Pathway/Facebook)
Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)

Feds earmark $3.3B for provinces, territories for COVID-19 infrastructure

The federal government is envisioning the money will be used to retrofit schools, hospitals and long-term care facilities

Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)
Debris on the Trans-Canada Highway is obstructing traffic between Salmon Arm and Sicamous near Bernie Road. (Google Maps)
Debris on the Trans-Canada Highway is obstructing traffic between Salmon Arm and Sicamous near Bernie Road. (Google Maps)
Regulatory hang-ups are slowing work on the Solsqua-Sicamous bridge replacement. (File Photo)

Sicamous seeks end to delays on bridge replacement project

Regulatory steps make a start date on the project uncertain

Regulatory hang-ups are slowing work on the Solsqua-Sicamous bridge replacement. (File Photo)
Rehabilitation of 32nd Avenue is one of the captial projects to take place in Vernon this year, which residents can learn more about at an open house Feb. 12. (Google Maps image)
Rehabilitation of 32nd Avenue is one of the captial projects to take place in Vernon this year, which residents can learn more about at an open house Feb. 12. (Google Maps image)