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Downtown Kelowna construction to go late

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Construction on Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna. (Adrian Nieoczym/CBC)

 

Tuesday marked day 8 of construction along Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna. Fencing is up on both sidewalks between Richter and Ellis Streets. Inside the fences, crews are busy tearing up the pavement. Outside, pedestrians and drivers are having to find new routes to get around.

 

Daybreak's Adrian Nieoczym went for a walk along Bernard, to find out how pedestrians are coping:

 

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The Bernard Avenue revitalization project has a compressed workschedule. To faciliate that schedule, Kelowna city council has changed its noise bylaw to allow late night construction. Daybreak host, Christ Walker, spoke with the city's roads manager.

 

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