Water Main Replacement Construction Update: Caribou/1st NW Intersection Closed

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July 22, 2022

MOOSE JAW – The City of Moose Jaw advises that construction under the 2022 Water Main Replacement Program continues at the following locations:

1st Ave NW – Caribou St. W to Hall St. W: Construction is ongoing between Caribou St. and Hall St. As of July 21, underground work is underway on the 1100 block 1st Ave NW and a dig repair is underway in the intersection of Caribou St./1st Ave NW. The Caribou St., Oxford St., Ross St. and Hall St. intersections are closed, while Saskatchewan St. intersection remains open.

Grandview St W – 6th Ave SW to 10th Ave SW: Construction and surface work is complete on the 600 and 700 blocks of Grandview St W. Construction continues on the 800 and 900 blocks. The 8th Ave SW and 10th Ave SW intersections remain temporarily closed. 

Main St S – Home St. to Iroquois St: Construction is ongoing from Home St. to Iroquois St. Both Home St. and Iroquois St. intersections remain open, and the Lillooet intersection is closed. This closure impacts southbound truck routes to Highway 2. Southbound truck traffic is being detoured to 9th Ave SW so that Highway 2 can be accessed from Highway 363. Please note that this includes all delivery and truck traffic, detours are currently in place to help guide traffic back towards 9th Ave SW.

Effective June 15, water main replacement construction was completed on Saskatchewan St. E from Main St. to 3rd NE. 475m of pvc water line was installed, and 420m of road was rebuilt and paved.

Other locations selected for water main replacement in 2022 are:

  • Athabasca St E from 2nd Ave NE to 3rd Ave NE
  • 2nd Ave NE Athabasca St. E to Hochelaga St. E
  • Grandview St. E from Main St. S to 1st Ave SE

We will continue to issue weekly water main construction updates at:  www.MooseJaw.ca/watermainreplacement and through our City of Moose Jaw app, available for free in your favourite app store.  The City of Moose Jaw asks all drivers to obey signage and exercise caution in construction zones for the safety of everyone.