Mid-Year Road Construction Update

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Moose Jaw, SK – The City of Moose Jaw is pleased to provide an update on 2023 Capital projects and road repair operations. A high frequency of freezing and thawing this past winter left city streets and roads in a worse than normal state.

To date, our Public Works crews have completed the following work:
• Potholes repaired: 4,571
• Street Sweeping: 180 kilometres swept (program completed for 2023)
• Grading: 33,533 metres of gravel roads, 64,982 metres of back lanes. (3,991metres of gravel roads and 26,164 metres of back lanes left to complete)
• Painting: Over 63 kilometres of lines painted, 304 crosswalks painted; 311 stop lines painted; 151 turning arrows painted. (High St. from 2nd to 5th, shoulder lines on Thatcher Drive, 9th Ave. NW/SW and Manitoba Expressway, Main St. and various other high traffic areas left to complete)
• Water Main Breaks: 15 repairs (compared to 40 at this time in 2022)

To date, our Engineering team has completed the following Capital projects, approved in the 2023 Budget:
• Paving: 1,454 meters
• Sidewalk Replacement: 1200 linear metres (including Cast Iron Water Main Replacement locations)
• Smart Water Meters Installed: 4,801 metres installed (as of August 13)
• Sanitary and Storm Rehabilitation: 3,989 metres of sanitary sewers, 822m of storm sewers (as of August 17)

Road repair and construction will continue until the end of the construction season (typically October 31). Some of the larger projects include:
• Paving of the Main St./Thatcher Drive intersection (Beginning the week of Aug.20, weather permitting)
• Water main replacement construction on the 500-800 blocks of Fairford St. West (Beginning the week of Aug.21, weather permitting)

The City of Moose Jaw is committed to improving our infrastructure, and thanks residents for their patience during construction season. Please remember to obey posted signage and exercise caution in construction zones for the safety of everyone.

To stay updated on the progress of the 48 Capital projects approved in the 2023 Budget, view the Capital Projects map on the City’s website, MooseJaw.ca. To view the desktop version of the map, click here. To view on a mobile device, click here. And, to report an issue 24 hours a day/seven days a week, 365 days a year, use the Report An Issue feature at MooseJaw.ca or on the free City of Moose Jaw app.