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Traffic and sewer interruptions in downtown area for storm and sanitary sewer lining work

Starting Monday, February 18, crews will be lining storm and sanitary sewer pipes in the downtown area around Galt Gardens. The lining project is a lower-impact and lower-cost alternative to digging and replacing aging pipes.

 Sanitary Sewer Lining Schedule

StreetDateTraffic Interruption
7 Street between 2 Avenue & 3 Avenue Feb. 18  6 p.m. – 2 a.m.
5 Street between 2 Avenue & 3 AvenueFeb. 1810 p.m. – 6 a.m.
3 Avenue between 5 Street & 6 StreetFeb. 19  6 p.m. – 2 a.m.
6 Street Between 3 Avenue & 4  AvenueFeb. 1910 p.m. – 6 a.m.

 

Storm Lining Schedule

StreetDateTraffic Interruption
7 Street between 2 Avenue & 3 Avenue  Feb. 206 p.m  - Midnight
3 Ave between 7 Street & 8 Street Feb. 216 p.m  - 3 a.m.
5 Street between 2 Avenue & 3 Avenue  Feb. 226 p.m  - Midnight


To minimize the effect on downtown businesses and residents, the work will occur at night between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. Residents and businesses in the area have been notified about additional noise and service interruptions that may occur during the lining installation.

This work is expected to wrap up by Friday, February 22, weather permitting.

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

For more information, visit www.lethbridge.ca/sewerlining.


Media Contact:
Jeremy Charlesworth, Water & Wastewater Project Technologist
City of Lethbridge
403-380-7313
jeremy.charlesworth@lethbridge.ca