UPDATED Water Main Replacement Update – 0 Block High St. Open By Aug.28

Craig HemingwayAll News, Home Page News, Press Releases

August 20, 2020

Moose Jaw, SK – Water main replacement continues to progress in Moose Jaw and the City of Moose Jaw is pleased to provide the following updates:

High Street: (UPDATED) The intersection of High St. and Main St. is closed effective August 24 as crews begin the process of paving. The intersection and remainder of the 0 block of High St. West will be paved and open to traffic by August 28, weather permitting.The 100 and 200 blocks of High St., including the intersection of 1st Avenue NW and High St., are open to traffic.

0-200 blocks Fairford St.: Crews are completing concrete work, including additional curb enhancements approved by Council as part of the Downtown Local Area Plan. Paving will occur the week of August 24, weather permitting.

2nd Ave NW between Manitoba St. and Fairford St.: This is an additional location approved by City Council, which will also include aesthetic enhancements from the Downtown Local Area Plan. Crews continue to excavate and install new water main pipe in the area and it remains closed to traffic, including the intersection of Fairford St. and 2nd Avenue NW intersection.

Stadacona St. East: Construction crews continue to excavate and install new water main pipe in the area  and traffic is blocked between 6th Ave. and 9th Ave., including the 7th Avenue and 8th Avenue NE intersections. Detours are in place.

Local businesses in the respective construction corridors remain open and the City reminds residents and visitors that you may park free at all City meters until further notice, as directed by Moose Jaw City Council. This includes the parking lot on First Avenue NW that provides rear access to 0 block High St. businesses. Sidewalk business access is also available but may be temporarily impacted as construction progresses.

We will continue to issue weekly water main construction updates on our website, 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.