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Speed limit dropping on Wine Route

Drivers along the newly reconstructed section of Boucherie Road are being forced to slow down.

West Kelowna Council this week agreed to lower the posted speed limit along the newly-upgraded 'Wine Route' from 60 km/hr to 50 km/hr.

The affected stretch of road is from Highway 97 to Stuart Road.

The 6km stretch of Boucherie Road from the highway to Pritchard Road has a posted speed limit of 60 km/hr.

Municipal staff says the roadway is classified as arterial and was constructed primarily as a rural cross section with gravel shoulders and ditches.

The newly re-constructed section has been upgraded to create a unique urbanized roadway.

Staff stated that changes to geometry, alignment and cross section elements, speed reductions should be implemented.

It will cost the municipality approximately $350 for the purchase and installation of two new 50 km/hr speed signs which will be erected at Stuart Road and Highway 97.

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