2021 Water Main Replacement Update; 9th Avenue Intersection Closed Beginning Sep.28

Craig HemingwayAll News, Home Page News, Press Releases

September 23, 2021

MOOSE JAW – A return to dry weather has helped crews resume construction under the City of Moose Jaw’s 2021 Water Main Replacement Program. Here is the latest progress update for the following locations:

Caribou St. W from 4th Ave NW to 10th Ave NW (1370m)

  • The 9th Avenue NW intersection will be temporarily closed to traffic beginning Tuesday, Sep.28 to allow for water main construction and completion of planned traffic signal upgrades.
  • Construction/paving is complete on the 400, 500 and 600 blocks of Caribou St. West and the road is open up to 8th Avenue NW.
  • Surface work continues from the 8th Avenue intersection up to 9th Ave NW.
  • Crews continue underground work on the 900 block, and the 10th Avenue intersection is closed until further notice.
  • All area businesses remain open and alternate access points are available.

Elsom St. from Main St. South to 2nd Ave SE (416m)

Construction and paving have been completed and Elsom St. is open between Main St. South and 2nd Avenue SE.           

7th Ave NW from Caribou St. W to Saskatchewan St. W (661m)

Construction has begun on the 800 block of 7th Ave NW, with the Hall St. and Oxford St. intersections closed to traffic (Caribou St. and Saskatchewan St. intersections are open). Surface work continues on the 1000 and 1100 blocks of 7th Avenue NW.

Other locations selected for water main replacement in 2021 are:

  • Carleton St. from 9th Ave NW to 10thAve NW (275m)  
  • Fairford St. E from 3rd Ave NE to 5thAve NE (290m) (Currently under construction as part of servicing work for Agri-Food Industrial Park). 

Additionally, crews have concluded surface work touch-ups on the 600, 700 and 800 blocks of Stadacona St. East, which were included in the 2020 water main replacement program. The roads are open to traffic.

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