Road construction safety reminder
A variety of road projects are underway on and around the UBC Okanagan campus. They’re part of the exciting development of our campus and will improve access to transit, allow completion of the Teaching and Learning Centre, expand our district energy system, and improve access to campus from the west.
Construction of roads, buildings and pedestrian paths do cause some short-term inconvenience. Please use caution when travelling near the construction sites, pay close attention to flag people and respect fencing in place.
In recent weeks, some of the safety fencing along the John Hindle Drive construction route has been tampered with, which poses a safety risk to pedestrians and cyclists. While the contractors continue to closely monitor the condition of the fencing and are making repairs as needed, they ask that people refrain from altering the fencing, so public safety can be maintained.
For information about the transportation projects underway, see
The latest information about campus construction and detours, and getting to, from and around campus, is available at transportation.ok.ubc.ca.
For information about on-campus construction activity, please contact Campus Operations and Risk Management at 250-807-8624.
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