Thatcher Drive West Paving Project and CN Tracks Upgrade Begins August 23

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August 16, 2021

Moose Jaw, SK – The City of Moose Jaw advises that a paving project and CN train tracks upgrade on Thatcher Drive West will begin Monday, August 23, 2021.

Crews will pave Thatcher Drive West from VLA Gate to 13th Avenue NW, including both VLA Gate & 13th Avenue NW intersections, and perform a CN track upgrade.

The construction area will be closed for the traffic while paving occurs and the project is expected to be completed by 10:00 p.m. Monday, August 30, 2021 weather permitting.

Transit routes are also affected – read here for details.

Drivers will need to take alternate routes throughout the duration of the work.

Recommended alternate access are as follows:

  • Iron Bridge residents: Use access from Highway #1
  • VLA residents: Use 11th Avenue NW and/or 9th Avenue NW then Normandy Drive
  • 13th Avenue NW, Simcoe & surrounding area residents: Use Rutherford and/or Grace Street

The City asks all drivers to obey signage and exercise caution in construction zones for the safety of everyone. The City thanks residents and visitors for their patience while we complete this important infrastructure upgrade. The heavy truck detour is noted below and can also be found by clicking here.

Heavy truck detour noted with yellow dotted line.