Road Repairs and Maintenance

Potholes

The Public Works Department works with a local contractor to ensure potholes are repaired in a timely manner.

You can assist us by taking the time to report pot holes that you encounter during your travels.

Road Marking

The Public Works Department administers a 3 year contract for the provision of line painting for the purposes of traffic control. In locations where safety is paramount and / or markings wear prematurely thermo plastic road markings are used.

Annual Line Painting Program

The City of Penticton Public Works Department will be commencing its annual line painting program April 13-June 1, 2013. As workers are required to paint roads with minimal traffic, painting will be happening during different times. All residents please adhere to work zone signs and workers. We thank you for your cooperation and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you require further information, or have any questions, please contact the Public Works Reception at 250-490-2500.

Sidewalk Maintenance

The City owns approximately 132 km of sidewalk which is inspected on a 6 year rotation. All defects which exceed the guidelines of the Sidewalk Inspection Program are prioritized and repaired as needed. Hazards that are identified or brought to our attention are also repaired as needed.

You can assist us by taking the time to report sidewalk hazards that you encounter during your travels.

Traffic Sign Installation and Repairs

Annually the Public Works Department inspects the entire inventory of roads signs. Obstructions, missing or faded signs are identified and corrected as soon as needed.

All missing or damaged regulatory signs such as 'Stop' and 'Yield' that are brought to our attention are replaced or repaired as soon as notification is received. All other signs are replaced or repaired as soon as possible.

You can assist us by taking the time to report missing or obstructed signs that you encounter during your travels.

Traffic Signal Maintenance

The Electrical Department is responsible for the maintenance and programming of signalized intersections, pedestrian activated intersections and the solar powered crosswalk warning flashers.

Weed Control

The following road shoulders are flail mowed two to three times per year depending on growth:

  • Naramata Road and all intersecting side roads 
  • Lakeside Road - sections 
  • Valley View Road and all intersecting side roads

Trained and licensed applicators also utilize chemicals to control weeds on some of the sidewalks, brickwork, medians and islands in the City.

You can assist us by taking the time to report areas of excessive weeds that you encounter during your travels.