Washington Street Construction: May 17 Update
WHAT IS HAPPENING THIS WEEK?
- Locating service connections from 3rd Ave – 4th Ave
- Rock breaking between 1st Ave and 2nd Ave for water, sewer, storm main alignment.
- Sanitary and Storm mainline pipe and manholes up to 2nd Ave.
We encourage all pedestrians to avoid Washington St and find alternate routes to and from your home, in order to ensure safety in the construction zone and reduce delays caused by the construction.
Pedestrian access is now closed along Washington Street from 1st Ave to 3rd Ave
RSS Access Update
For those travelling to / from RSS, please use one of the following routes:
*From west side of Washington St from 2nd Avenue and up, please use Spokane Street to 4th Avenue
*From east side of Washington from 1st Avenue and up, please use the detour route on either Queen Street or St. Paul Street to 4th Avenue
Spokane St is ONE WAY ONLY. The RCMP have been notified and will be monitoring.
SIXTH AVE WILL BE CLOSED BETWEEN WASHINGTON ST and JUBILEE ST. Local traffic only.
Washington Street from 1st Avenue to 3rd Avenue will be closed to through traffic.
3rd Avenue will remain open to through traffic.
2nd Avenue will be closed to through traffic at Washington Street.
1st Avenue will remain open to through traffic.
Whilst all efforts will be made to maintain access for emergency vehicles, due to the depth and location of the required excavations, vehicular travel through the site may be hazardous and is not recommended and at times will not be possible.
Further closures will be necessary as the work progresses and we will provide updated advisories.
Editor’s Note: To see the information including a map showing alternate routes, please click here.
Contact Numbers below:
Water & sewer inquiries to Public Works 250-362-2328
After Hours Emergencies 250-364-1737
For any other inquires please call:
Sean Annan- ISL Engineering 250-362-2229