2023 Water Main Replacement Update – October 13

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October 13, 2023

Moose Jaw, SK – The City of Moose Jaw advises that the 2023 Water Main Replacement Program is ongoing with projects underway at two locations.

16th Avenue NW from Caribou Street to Stadacona Street. This project was added to the list of 2023 Water Main Replacement projects after City Council approved a change order during the regular meeting of City Council on August 14, 2023. Weather permitting, the work is expected to take six to eight weeks. Closures in effect:

  • 16th Avenue NW – Caribou St. to Stadacona St.
  • Caribou St. intersection – closed.
  • Hochelaga St. intersection – closed.
  • Athabasca St. intersection – closed.
  • Stadacona St. intersection – open.  

Fairford St W – Fifth Ave NW to Eighth Ave NW 

All water main pipe has been replaced, and crews are now focusing on sanitary sewer and surface work.

The City of Moose Jaw reminds residents that all area businesses remain open during construction and access will be available where possible. Due to the nature of construction and minimal secondary access options, some locations may be temporarily inaccessible during construction. The City of Moose Jaw apologizes for any inconvenience. The current Fairford St. Closures in effect:

  • Fairford St W – Eighth Ave NW to Fifth Ave NW
    • Eighth Ave NW intersection – open.
    • Seventh Ave NW intersection – closed.
    • Fifth Ave NW intersection – open.

The City will continue to issue weekly updates as the program progresses and drivers are reminded to obey all temporary traffic signage and exercise caution in construction zones to keep everyone safe. For a full list of the 2023 water main replacement locations, along with full details on the program visit www.moosejaw.ca/watermainreplacement.

Water Main Replacement is one of 48 Capital projects approved in the 2023 Budget. For a complete update on all Capital projects, click here to view the Capital Projects map on desktop, and click here to view the map on a mobile device. The Capital Projects map can also be viewed with the link on the free City of Moose Jaw app.