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Construction 2018  

ALEXANDER STREET RECONSTRUCTION: 2ND – 4TH AVENUE  

  • The City of Whitehorse’s Contractor, Castle Rock Enterprises will begin work for the reconstruction of Alexander Street between 2nd Avenue and 4th Avenue during the week of May 1, 2018. Road closures will commence for Alexander Street between 2nd – 3rd Avenue on May 14, 2018. Roads will be closed to vehicle access, but pedestrian access will be maintained where possible to accommodate business as best possible.  Please continue to support your local businesses in this area.
  • The duration of the work is expected to be from May 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018.
  • For construction questions or information please call Castle Rock Enterprises at 335-6875. 

 

SIXTH AVENUE RECONSTRUCTION BETWEEN OGILVIE AND JARVIS ST

  • For the period from May to August, Sixth Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic between Ogilvie and Jarvis Streets.  
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained where possible and vehicular access to residents will be from the alley.
  • Please call Associated Engineering at 456-2711 for design inquiries.  
  • Call P.S. Sidhu Trucking Public Liaison at 335-6683 for construction inquiries.

WHEELER ST RECONSTRUCTION BETWEEN 6TH AVE AND ESCARPMENT

  • For the majority of the period from May to August, Wheeler Street West will be closed to vehicle access from 6th Avenue to 8th Avenue.  
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained where possible and vehicular access to residents will be from the alley. 
  • Please call Associated Engineering at 456-2711 for design inquiries.   
  • Call P.S. Sidhu Trucking Public Liaison at 335-6683 for construction inquiries.

 

McIntyre Creek Culvert Repair June 2018 

MCINTYRE CREEK CULVERT REPAIR 

  • The McIntyre Creek Culvert on the south side of Mountainview Drive will be repaired during the month of June by the City’s hired contractor, Ketza Construction.  
  • The inlet section of one of the culverts will be removed and replaced. The creek bed will be excavated to enable replacing the inlet, while the banks will be armoured to prevent erosion. This work will be performed while the creek is diverted into the other culvert. The construction will be environmentally protected and monitored to ensure minimal impact. The aim of this work will also be to improve access for fish through the culvert.
  •  While this work will not have any effect on the roadway, access will be restricted to enable construction traffic to enter and leave the construction area.
  • The duration of the work is expected to be from June 1 to June 30, 2018. 
  • Please call Ketza Construction at 332-9969 for construction inquiries. 

 

 

 

WILSON & THOMPSON SANITARY SEWER REPAIR 

  • The sanitary sewer main on Wilson Drive from the Thompson Road intersection to 144 Wilson Drive will be replaced during the month of May by the City’s hired contractor, Norcope Enterprises.  
  • Replacement is required due to a significant sag in the sewer main.
  • During construction, access on Thompson Road and Wilson Drive will be restricted or may need to be detoured - signage will be in place.
  • The duration of the work is expected to be from May 8 - 25, 2018. 
  • Please call Norcope Enterprises at 668-5857 for construction inquiries. 

Robert Campbell Bridge Lane Closure 

ROBERT CAMPBELL BRIDGE OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURE

  • The Robert Campbell Bridge will be reduced to single lane vehicle traffic on Tuesday, June 26 from 7 PM until 6 AM of Wednesday, June 27.
  • The City’s Engineering contractor will be performing extensive deck inspections during this period.
  • Travellers will be required to stop at the bridge as flag persons will be controlling the flow of traffic.
  • The City apologizes for this nighttime inconvenience.

RURAL ROADS

  • The City has contracted Skookum asphalt to apply bituminous surfacing in the Cowley Creek subdivision and Fireweed drive in Mary Lake, and asphalt on the remaining intersections in Cowley Creek.
  • The City will commence some work in preparation immediately, and Skookum’s work will commence on June 18th.
  • Work will include grading, applying emulsified asphalt oil, covering with crushed rock and finally sweeping excess gravel after curing the road surface.
  • Traffic will be reduced to one lane around equipment and access to all properties will be made available. The road surface will be temporarily rough and visual conditions dusty.

GENERAL ADVICE DURING CONSTRUCTION SEASON 

  • Traffic will be controlled by traffic control persons and/or detours for the duration of these projects.
  • Graveled surfaces and dusty conditions may be encountered during construction.
  • Please drive with care, reduce speed and obey traffic controllers and construction signage as trucks and equipment will be in the area.   
  • All work is dependent on weather and the work schedule is subject to change.
  • Hours of work for most projects is from 7 am to 7 pm.  
  • Thanks for your patience as we work to improve our City’s infrastructure.

For general information please contact the Engineering Services Department at 668-8305.