The Robert Campbell Bridge will be reduced to single lane vehicle traffic between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. beginning Monday, June 20 until Saturday, July 2, weather permitting. The City’s contractor, Andco Enterprises Ltd., will be sandblasting and sealing the deck during this period.
Commuters will be required to stop at the bridge as flag persons will be controlling the flow of traffic. Pedestrians and cyclists will be redirected to the available side of the bridge, and emergency vehicles will be given priority at all times. Please drive with care, reduce speed, and follow traffic controllers and construction signage. We thank you for your patience and consideration during the construction period.
For more information, please contact the City’s Engineering Services department at 668-8305 or Andco Enterprises Ltd. at 633-6050.
The Takhini escarpment trail from the north end of Dieppe Drive to the Softball Yukon Complex will be closed on Saturday, June 4 until Saturday, June 11 for a sanitary sewer project.
Equipment such as loaders, trucks, and skid steers will be working to install a sanitary sewer by-pass along the escarpment edge. Any trail disturbances will be remediated. Trail detours will be in place, and users are asked to follow signage.
The City apologizes for any inconvenience, and appreciates your cooperation during this time.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Taylor Eshpeter, Manager of Engineering Services, at 867-689-2143.
Residents are advised that a section of the Millennium Trail will be closed from May 26 to July 15, weather permitting.
The closure is required to accommodate the Government of Yukon’s storm sewer main construction project on Selkirk Street. A detour will be in place around the construction area (see map below).
Please proceed with care, and follow all construction signage. We thank you for your patience and consideration during the construction period.
For more information, please contact the contractor’s representative, Chris Fetherston of Norcope Enterprises, at 668-5827 ext. 203.
Phase 2 of the Cook Street Reconstruction project is resuming on May 9, 2022.
Cook Street from Sixth Avenue to the escarpment, Seventh Avenue from Ogilvie to Wheeler Street, and Eighth Avenue between Ogilvie to Wheeler laneways will be closed.
The City’s contractor, P.S. Sidhu Trucking Ltd., will be replacing water, sewer and storm utilities as well as surface works.
The work is expected to be completed by mid-August.
Please direct inquiries to the following personnel:
P.S. Sidhu Trucking Ltd. Public Liaison – Will Douglas – (867) 689-4700 or firstname.lastname@example.org
City of Whitehorse Engineering Services department – (867) 668-8305 or email@example.com
The City of Whitehorse is proposing to replace the traffic signal system at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Main Street during the summer of 2022.
The work will involve removing the existing signals and excavating on the four corners to install large pole bases. Existing concrete sidewalks will be removed and replaced with larger pedestrian friendly sidewalk bulbs.
During construction, detours will be in place for pedestrians and traffic, and all efforts will be made to ensure access to businesses. Public information for a contact person and scheduling will be made available once the contract is awarded.
Learn more about the project here.
General Advice During Construction Season
- Traffic is to be controlled by traffic control persons and/or detours for the duration of construction 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 are 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.