Additional Fairford St. East Closures For Agri-Food Park Servicing; Transit Routes Affected

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June 15, 2021

MOOSE JAW – The City of Moose Jaw advises that Fairford St. East between 3rd Avenue and 9th Avenue NE will be closed beginning Wednesday, June 16, 2021.

The closure is needed to accommodate servicing infrastructure for the City’s Agri-Food Industrial Park. The project includes feeder main Installation, water main and sanitary sewer replacement and storm sewer rehabilitation. The closure is anticipated to be in effect until August 31, 2021, weather permitting.

Fairford St. will be closed to traffic between 3rd and 9th Avenue NE for the duration of the project, but the following intersections will remain open:

  • 3rd Ave NE
  • 6th Ave NE
  • 7th Ave NE
  • 9th Ave NE

The Route 1/Athabasca East Moose Jaw Transit route will be impacted and an alternate route will be utilized as follows:

  • Route 1/Athabasca East will continue West on Athabasca Street East past 7th Avenue NE. Temporary bus stops will be located on the NW corner of Athabasca St. E/7th Ave NE, the NW corner of Athabasca St. E / 6th Ave NE, and the NE corner of Athabasca St. E / 4th Ave NE.

The route will turn South at 3rd Ave NE, and then turn West on Fairford St E, connecting to the regular route.

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

Revised Transit route is below: