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Next phase of University Drive twinning starts Aug. 6

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The next phase of construction on the University Drive Twinning project is scheduled to get going Tuesday, Aug. 6.

The City says in this phase, the RiverStone Boulevard intersection will re-open and work will move south to the University Drive and Grand River Blvd / Rocky Mountain Boulevard intersection.

To make this all happen, the east leg of the intersection will be closed for about two months. Northbound and southbound traffic on University Drive though will not be impacted.

People living in RiverStone, are asked to use RiverStone Blvd or Riverglen Link W to access University Drive.

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The mid-block pedestrian crossing will be relocated closer to Grand River Blvd W prior to school starting on September 3rd.

While the Grand River Blvd intersection is closed, crews will complete the paving of Grand River Blvd which was part the City’s 2019 milling and paving program. This is expected to begin on Tuesday, August 7 and be completed by Monday, August 12.

(Files from City of Lethbridge Release)

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of News Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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