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Council has must make a decision no later than the end of January. (Photo: Kelly Hayes)
Council has must make a decision no later than the end of January. (Photo: Kelly Hayes)

Council ponders pontoons

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Two of the pontoons on the soon-to-be dismantled floating bridge could be converted into a public pier for downtown Kelowna.

That recommendation comes to city council Monday, along with a budget estimate for the project of $3.2 million.

City staff say that's how much it would cost to move and anchor the two big pontoons, plus convert them to a usable public pier. The preferred location is right at the foot of Queensway Avenue.

The new Bennett bridge is scheduled to open next summer, and the SNC-Lavelin, the bridge-builders, say they need a firm decision from the city on the old pontoons by the end of January.

Pontoons that aren't recycled into piers or breakwaters will be dismantled.


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