Downtown project details at open house

Armstrong’s downtown core will be a bit disturbed this spring

Armstrong’s downtown core will be a bit disturbed this spring.

Planning continues on the city’s 2015 capital project, which will see work run from Patterson Avenue to the Co-Op on Wood Avenue.

“The work is going to go right through the middle of town, under and over the tracks,” said Mayor Chris Pieper.

“Our one-ways (streets) may turn into no-ways.”

Public works manager Tim Perepolkin released a report to council stating that Okanagan Street is currently in the detailed design stage.

An open house is slated for February where representatives from Gentech Engineering and the city will be on hand to provide project details and answer questions any business owners may have.

The open house is slated for Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. at city hall.

Drawings and project budget will be presented to council the day before.

Tenders for the project are projected to be posted between Feb. 16 and March 12, with council anticipated to award the tender on March 23.


The project would commence in April or May, and would hopefully be completed by July 1.



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