Point Intersection Construction

Construction continues on schedule involving the two-year, $10.5-million Point Intersection group of projects. This work involves numerous projects located within Penticton's southeast region designed to address traffic congestion and safety issues.

ūüö߬† Construction is underway on¬†Skaha Lake Road near Galt Avenue, with a detour in place for northbound vehicles during construction hours. UPDATE: Watch for traffic changes starting Monday, May 27,¬†when work will shift to South Main Street and Kinney Avenue.¬†

South Main Street and Kinney Avenue

Project Overview

Point Intersection updated map

Each of the following projects is numbered on the map pictured above. 

Work Planned for 2024

5.  Nearing completion: A new signalized traffic light is being installed at Skaha Lake Road and Galt Avenue, plus Skaha Lake Road is being repaved between Warren Avenue and Kinney Avenue. 

6.  Starting May 27: Work continues along South Main Street to connect the Lake-to-Lake Bike Route from Kinney to Galt, including a pedestrian / cyclist activated flasher crossing South Main from Kinney. Read the latest update.

7.  Starting May 27: Kinney Avenue will be permanently closed to vehicle traffic between Skaha Lake Road and South Main Street, converting this to green space. The signalized intersection will be replaced and improvements made along Kinney Avenue toward Atkinson. Read the latest update.

8.  Summer: Milling and repaving on Main Street between Warren Avenue and Galt Avenue.

Signage

Completed in 2023

1.  Sidewalk construction and traffic calming work on Greenwood Drive and Dartmouth Drive.

2.  Work is mostly complete on the east end of Galt Avenue, with the west end to finish in 2024.

3.  Work is complete on Pineview Road and the lower section of South Main Street, with a new roundabout installed.

4.  Paving along Warren Avenue is complete.

Skaha Lake Road & Main Street

Roadwork is underway on Skaha Lake Road, with work anticipated to wrap up in the coming weeks. Read the latest update.

Construction Timeline

Background

Maps

Map showing the location of the planned roundabout at Galt Avenue, South Main Street and Pineview Road.

Point Intersection

Map of the Point Intersection roundabout 

Showing a reconfigured Galt Avenue with signalized intersection on Skaha Lake Road and roundabout on South Main.

 

Showing the curb at the intersection of Skaha Lake Road and Galt Avenue.

Map of construction detours for South Main Street

Detour map

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