2021 Water Main Replacement Update; 3rd Avenue NW Work Complete

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May 28, 2021

MOOSE JAW – The City of Moose Jaw advises that construction under the 2021 Water Main Replacement Program continues.

Contractors have begun replacement between the 400-600 blocks of Caribou St. West. During the construction period the Caribou St. intersections of 5th, 6th and Algoma Avenues will be temporarily closed to traffic. 5th Avenue between Caribou St. and Oxford St. is also temporarily closed to accommodate construction.

Water main replacement is also underway Elsom St. between Main St. South and 1st Avenue SE, with the following road closures in effect:

  • Elsom St. between Main St. S. and 1st Ave SE.
  • Main St. S. between Coteau St. W. and Grandview St. W. (Heavy truck traffic will need to use 9th Avenue NW to access Highway 2 South. Detour signage is in place).

All businesses in the construction areas remain open and alternate access points are available. All locations selected for water main replacement in 2021 are:

  • Caribou St. W from 4th NW to 10thNW (1370m)
  • Elsom St. from Main St. South to 2nd SE (416m)
  • 7th Ave NW from Caribou St. W to Saskatchewan St. W (661m)
  • Carleton St. from 9th NW to 10thNW (275m)
  • Fairford St. E from 3rd NE to 5thNE (290m) (Underway between 3rd – 4th Road closed to traffic but intersections are open. This work is being performed by a separate contractor under the servicing contract for the Agri-Food Industrial Park)

Additionally, crews continue to complete water main replacement construction under the 2020 contract, including:

900-1000 Block Stadacona St. East: Concrete and surface work continues.

3rd Avenue NW between Hall St. and Macdonald St.: All paving is complete and the road has reopened to traffic.

We will continue to issue weekly water main construction updates on our website, www.MooseJaw.ca/watermainreplacement and through our City of Moose Jaw app, available for free in your favourite app store.

The City of Moose Jaw asks all drivers to obey signage and exercise caution in construction zones for the safety of everyone.