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Second Avenue and Wood Street Intersection

Public Service Announcement

Post Date:08/02/2019

Road Closure Plan - 2ND Avenue-WOOD August 2019 

Whitehorse – Work is continuing this weekend to improve the surface of Second Avenue.

Skookum Asphalt, the City’s contractor, will be installing conduits on Second Avenue at the Wood Street intersection on Sunday, August 4.

A section of Second Avenue will be closed between Steele Street and Jarvis Street. Drivers will encounter detours as per the attached map.

All emergency vehicles will be given priority access through the work site.

Please obey traffic controllers and construction signage.

We thank you for your patience and consideration during the construction period. As a reminder, the Second Avenue Asphalt Overlay project is expected to continue until the end of August, depending on the weather.  

For more information, please contact Skookum Asphalt at 668-6326 or the City of Whitehorse Engineering Department at 668-8305.

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