News Archive

Road Closure
Posted September 4, 2020
The 4000 Block of Pleasant Valley Road (from 20th St to 41st Ave) will be closed to motorists from Tuesday September 8 to September 30, 2020 to perform a storm main extension for the BC Housing project at 4005 Pleasant Valley Road. Motorists will be detoured to 20th Street and 43rd Ave but...
Campfire brochure
Posted September 3, 2020
Residents and visitors in the Vernon area are being reminded to remain vigilant and be fire smart as we enter the last long weekend of summer and another bout of hot, sunny weather. Today (September 3), BC Wildfire Service reminded citizens across the province that fire season continues, and we...
Intersection
Posted September 2, 2020
The City of Vernon would like to advise motorists and pedestrians that Traffic Signal Technicians will be pressure washing all City owned traffic signalized intersections and pedestrian crosswalk signals throughout this month. The work will begin Tuesday, September 8 and will take approximately...
Posted September 2, 2020
The Folks on Spokes (FOS) Clean Crew has returned to duty in Downtown Vernon, thanks to a grant from the Community Action Initiative (CAI), along with support from the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions, and the Overdose Emergency Response Centre. The funding, provided through the Community...
Road Closed sign
Posted September 2, 2020
Motorists traveling down Bella Vista Road may need to take a detour tomorrow (September 3), as crews install a sanitary utility. The one-day road closure will take place between Sunnyview Road and Orchard Hill Road from 7:30 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. Although this portion of Bella Vista Road...
Posted September 1, 2020
One of the top 10 priorities identified by community members for cyclists and pedestrians in the City of Vernon’s Master Transportation Plan will soon become a reality on Okanagan Landing Road. Starting September 8, improvements will be made to a multi-use path between Lakeshore Road and...
Infrastructure work at Predator Ridge and Mashie Crescent
Posted September 1, 2020
Motorists traveling down Middleton Way are being asked to slow down and watch for construction crews, as work begins on a multi-use path between Kosmina Road and HWY 6. Starting Thursday (September 3), northbound traffic will be slightly re-routed to use the centre turning lane to get around the...
Covid-19 update
Posted August 27, 2020
Athletes and sports enthusiasts across BC have an updated set of tools to gradually and safely reintroduce competitive play to organized sport activities. On August 24, the viaSport Phase 3 Return to Sport Guidelines for B.C. was released, providing recommendations for provincial and local sport...
Single lane traffic
Posted August 25, 2020
Motorists traveling down 28th Avenue and 42nd Street may experience delays while crews work on renewing a sanitary utility. Starting next week, there will be single lane alternating traffic along the following sections of road: 28th Avenue: between 43rd Street and 41st Street 42nd Street: between...
Posted August 24, 2020
The City of Vernon would like to advise the public that Polson Park will be closed to vehicle traffic tomorrow (August 25) between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. for construction. The City is continuing its mitigation and maintenance work around the playground and spray park where the ground is saturated...

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