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Fencing will be removed and the 100 Block will be open by the end of the day Friday December 2nd 2016.

This Week:

  • Energize street lights
  • Completion of majority of brick work
  • Clear work site parking lot
  • Line painting (weather permitting)
  • Fence removal
  • Overall cleanup

Next Week:

  • Final approvals & walk through
  • Brick touch ups and adjustments as needed
  • Landscaping / tree planting

Please be advised that although the road is open and the fencing will be removed, final touches will be completed through the week of December 5th – 23rd 2016.  These works will not disrupt access to the 100 Block.  Final landscaping and sodding will be completed in early spring in order to ensure survival of plants and sodding.

Any questions/concerns about the construction can be directed to the City Attn. Tyler Figgitt at 250 490 2522 or tyler.figgitt@penticton.ca.

Deepest thanks for your patience and understanding through Phase 2 of the downtown revitalization.

Enjoy your new block!

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The 19th annual Royal LePage Locations West Realty Santa Claus Parade is just around the corner! Bring a chair, blanket and hot cup of cocoa to Main Street on December 3rd, 2016 and watch Penticton’s festive floats make their way down to Front Street from White Avenue starting at 4:00pm.

Santa will be visiting with children in the Penticton Lakeside Resort listening to what they want for Christmas after the parade has finished, starting approximately at 5:00pm to 6:00pm.

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This Week:

  • Tree planting
  • Final asphalt paving areas
  • Sign installation
  • Electrical & Street Light wiring
  • Link Rd works continued
  • Ongoing brick work

Next Week/Coming Weeks:

  • Line painting
  • Bollard installation
  • Vendor Power receptacle installation
  • Energize Street Lights
  • Ongoing brick work

Parking

  • 13 stalls will be in front of City Hall with 2 being marked for people with accessibility needs.
  • In total there are 42 parallel parking stalls on the 100 block for use by the public.
  • All parking will be parallel parking throughout the block.

Weather pending our estimated completion date is on track for December 2nd 2016.

Ongoing brick work may cause minimal disruption throughout the block.

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Phase 2 Construction Update

This Week:

  • Pressuring testing storm drains
  • Concrete pours including backing curb and ramps
  • Asphalting (end of week)
  • Brick paving stones – North East and West
  • Wheelchair ramp installation

Completions:

  • Lamp bases
  • Irrigation laterals
  • Water mains
  • Tree wells installed

Next Week:

  • Light posts installed and leveled
  • Brick paving stones – intersection and Link Rd
  • Electrical kiosk installation and energized
  • Tree planting

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Thanks to Castanet for coming down and covering our annual Halloween event! The rain and wind held out making for a wonderful evening of family fun with some incredibly cute (and spooky) costumes from people of all ages. Check out the full Castanet article here: http://www.castanet.net/news/Penticton/179700/Horrors-on-Front-Street

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This Week:

  • Storm drain completion
  • Lamp base installation completion
  • Final curb pours, mid-block ramp and backing curbs
  • Underground Electrical completion
  • Brick Paving South East – pedestrian access maintained at all times

Next Week/Coming Weeks:

  • Brick paving works continuing
  • Sign base installs continued
  • Street lights assembled and installed on pedestals – Wiring and energizing in the coming weeks
  • Asphalt paving (weather permitting)
  • Link Rd works continue

Wheelchair access to City Hall will be maintained at all times, throughout brick works in the area.
Downtown businesses are open and pedestrian access is available throughout the 100 block of Main St.
Over thirty trees and shrubbery will be planted in the 100 block through this revitalization.

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This Week:

  • Martin St water main completion
  • Curb pour & forming including side walk pours on Link Rd
  • Brick Paving
  • Tree well install completion

Next Week:

  • Brick paving ongoing
  • Vendor power pedestal installation
  • 10Link Rd concrete pour

Wheelchair access to City Hall will be maintained at all times, throughout brick works in the area. Downtown businesses are open and pedestrian access is available throughout the 100 block of Main St.

Freeride Boardshop
Monday – Thursday & Sunday 10AM-6PM
Friday 10AM-6PM
Saturday 8AM-8PM

Ogos Icecream
Monday – Friday 8AM-4PM

Kiddies Hall Childcare
Monday – Friday 6:30AM-6PM

Summit Screenprint Supplies Ltd
Monday – Friday 8:30AM-4:30PM

Valley First
Monday – Wednesday & Friday 9AM-5PM
Thursday 9AM-8PM
Saturday 9AM-4PM

BMO Bank of Montreal
Monday – Thursday 9:30AM-5PM
Friday 9:30AM-6PM
Saturday 9:30AM-4PM

City Hall
Monday – Friday 8:30AM – 4:30PM

Shawna Tinga
P: (250) 493-8540 | F: (250) 493-9170
events@downtownpenticton.org

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Ghosts, ghouls and zombies, oh my! Halloween is upon us which means it’s time for the Skaha.ca Nightmare on Frontstreet. The annual all-ages halloween costume parade starts at 4:00pm in Nanaimo Square (Nanaimo Ave and Main Street) and heads North on Main Street ending on Front Street. Be sure to show up a few minutes early to line up and get ready.

Great prizes will be awarded to the Most Original Costume, Cutest Costume, Best Themed Group and Best Dressed Pet.

Join us on Front Street after the parade for trick-or-treating in downtown businesses, bouncy castles, the Penticton VEES and more. IGA Pentictonand Tim Hortons will be on site offering free hot dogs and hot chocolate to everyone in a costume!

Let us know if you’re coming! Check out the Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/642182469276843/

Special thanks to our sponsors:
Tim Hortons
Canadian Tire – Penticton
IGA Penticton
Boombaloo
Grant Media
Felts Photo Services
Penticton Herald

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