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Downtown watermain break

​Effective immediately, the building located on the corner of 2 Avenue South and 5 Street South has been evacuated due to a watermain break. This is impacting several businesses as well as residential properties.

The cause of the break is currently unknown but crews are on scene and working to repair the break at quickly as possible. Please be aware that road closures are in place to accommodate this work.

Those residents impacted are being provided supports through the Red Cross including transportation and alternative shelter.

At this time, fire investigation and demolition continue south of this building at the Lethbridge Hotel site.  

As this road closure may impact Lethbridge Transit, please call 311 during business hours for any concerns.

Motorists are advised to drive with caution in this area and follow posted detours.

For Public Inquiries:

Call 311 |  Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.