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Posted April 29, 2016
Crews from Okanagan Aggregates will be working along the 500 block of Kalamalka Lake Road for road widening and sewer connections between April 29 and June 30. Please allow extra travel time and obey all signs and flaggers. 
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Posted April 28, 2016
The City of Vernon has awarded MQN Architects of Vernon the contract to provide prime consulting services for the design and development management of the second arena at Kal Tire Place. The awarding of the contract follows an exhaustive RFP process to confirm that architectural firms submitting...
Posted April 28, 2016
From May 2 – 30, Crews from Postill Nixon Earthworks will be installing curbs, sidewalks and asphalt along 38 Ave between 28 St and 28A St, and along 28 St between 39 Ave and 38 Ave. Alternating lane closures will be in effect during this time. Please be patient and obey signs and flaggers.
Posted April 27, 2016
The City of Vernon will be hosting a Day of Mourning ceremony at City Hall at 10:30 – 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 28, to honour those workers in Canada who have been injured or killed on the job. Speakers will include North Okanagan-Shuswap MP Mel Arnold and Vernon Mayor Akbal Mund. In 2015, 122...
Posted April 26, 2016
The City of Vernon is three hosting Bike Skills and Safety courses in preparation for this year’s provincial Bike to School and Work campaign, which takes place May 30 to June 5. The course is ideal for all cyclists, from beginners to experienced riders. All courses are taught by a certified...
Posted April 21, 2016
Crews from Scuka Enterprises will be working within a city right-of-way at 3304 Alexis Park Drive for removal of sidewalk to install a BC Hydro vault, ducting and landscaping between April 21 and June 30, Monday to Friday from 7am to 4:30 pm. Intermittent closure of south bound curb,lane, sidewalk...
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Posted April 20, 2016
The City of Vernon is reminding Vernon cyclists and drivers of the rules of the road to protect the safety of cyclists, pedestrians and drivers. “It’s important that we respect the areas set aside for bicycle use, as they are an important part of how people move across and through our community,”...
Posted April 19, 2016
Crews from Pyramid Excavation Corporation will be working along 32 Avenue from 27 Street to 29 Street to complete rehabilitation of road and utilities. 32 Avenue will be closed to through-traffic starting April 20 and is planned to be complete by the end of June. Businesses in the construction area...
Posted April 18, 2016
Crews from Postill Nixon Earthworks will be installing curbs and sidewalks along the 3000 block of 41 Ave from April 18 - 29, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Single-lane alternating traffic will be in effect during this time. Please obey all signs and flaggers.
Posted April 15, 2016
The City of Vernon's new Tourism Vernon website has received the Hermes Creative Gold Award. The site, developed by eSolutions Group, launched in mid-February and was developed with a focus on improved tourism storytelling of Vernon experiences, platform capabilities, ease of navigation,...