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Closures, Repairs and Improvements

Closures, Repairs and Improvements

​We continually perform repairs and upgrades to the infrastructure and facilities in our City.  Planned and unplanned work is required to keep our city running smoothly and sometimes this results in a temporary disruption of service. Below is a list of current and upcoming closures and improvements.

This page is accurate as of:

Road Closures

Description ​Location ​Date Notes
Intersection & pavement improvements

Various locations including but not limited to:

  • Rivergreen Road & Grand River Boulevard West

  • 13 St. N & Grace Dainty Boulevard N

  • 13 St. N & 40 Ave. N

  • Jerry Potts Boulevard & Algonquin Road West

  • 26 Ave. N & Ermindale Boulevard N

  • 28 Ave. S / 29 St. S & 30 St. S

A number of intersection improvements and pavement rehabilitations are taking place across the city this construction season. This work is being done to improvement pedestrian safety and improve visibility and accessibility.

Bridge maintenance Scenic Drive North over 5 Ave. North bridge. August 18 - October 3

The contractor Volker Stevin will start working on expansion joint installation.

Road Closure

7 Street south will be closed between 4 & 6 Avenue S

Ongoing Local traffic access will be available between 5th Avenue north to the mid-block lane. Please see the attached map for more detail on local traffic access.
Partial Road Closure

6 Avenue South between 19 Street and 20 Street

Until September 28 Eastbound lanes. Two-way traffic to be maintained in eastbound lanes. Water valve repair
Road Closure

Intersection at 4th Avenue & 6th Street South

Ongoing Crosswalk/Intersection improvement.
Road Closure

1100 block of 11 Avenue South

Until October 6 Storm structure and lane rehabilitation

*Dates may be subject to change and work is weather permitting. 


Description ​Location ​Date(s) Notes
Intersection improvement Jerry Potts Blvd. & Algonquin Rd. West Sept. 18 - Oct. 9 Intersection improvement to improve accessibility for pedestrians.

*Dates may be subject to change and are weather permitting



Motorists and pedestrians are reminded to follow posted detours and signage to keep everyone safe at these and all current work sites.


Water and Wastewater Repairs and Improvements

Description ​Location ​Notes
Sewer Service Repair 1000 Block of Fern Crescent South Work in Progress
Water Main Repair/Road Repair 100 Block of 18 Street North Work in Progress
Water Valve Repair 1900 Block of 6 Avenue South Work in Progress
New Service Installation 2900 Block of Stafford Drive North Work in Progress
​Water Main Renewal ​15 Street South between 17 Avenue - Stafford Drive South ​Work in Progress

​Location ​Notes
​Back Lane 13 Street South (16 Avenue to 18 Avenue) Complete
17 Avenue South (13 Street to 17 Street) Complete
​12B Street North (12 Avenue to 13 Avenue) Complete
15 Street South (18 Street to Scenic Drive Service Road) September - October

*Dates may be subject to change

Like all infrastructure, pipelines eventually need to be replaced. As our water, sewer and storm lines reach the end of their design life, the likelihood of failure increases. We analyze all pipelines based on a variety of factors including but not limited to; failures, condition, risk, roadway quality, location, and customer feedback. The results of this examination optimize the annual renewal programs. The final step is to coordinate renewals in conjunction with roadway overlays to ensure we are not disturbing new asphalt.

Watermain Breaks

What to expect during a Watermain Break

Watermains carry drinking water from our water treatment plant to homes, businesses and institutions across the city. These pipes can sometimes leak or break and require repair.

This can mean temporary disruption of water service for residents or businesses. When that happens, we work to restore water service as quickly as possible.

City crews will do their best to notify residents in the area of an interruption in water supply service. This is usually done in person by going door-to-door in the affected area. If residents are not home a notification tag is left on the door.

Sanitary sewer line repair/replacement

Like watermains, our sanitary sewer pipes sometimes break and require repair. These types of repairs do not impact your drinking water like in a watermain break.

However, they may impact sanitary service like toilets and drains in your home.



Parks and Pathway Closures

Description ​Location ​Notes
Playground Replacement Kinsmen Park: 1009 9 Avenue South Work Begins Aug 7

*Dates may be subject to change

Description ​Location ​Notes

*Dates may be subject to change

If your favorite park, pathway or playground is under construction, the City has over 130 parks and natural areas for you to explore!


Facility Closures

Description ​Location ​Notes


Description ​Location ​Notes

*Dates may be subject to change


Contact Us

If you are impacted by a closure or would like more information you can call or chat with 311. The lists above are not updated outside of regular business hours.

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