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Vienna Street – Water Main Repair

Published: 9:02 AM | April 19, 2021

Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a water main near 6379 Vienna Street, Halifax. Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area. No estimate of service restoration.

Vienna Street is open to local traffic only between Oxford Street and Dublin Street. Sidewalks remain open.

Motorists should expect delays and use alternate routes. Motorists are also reminded that speed fines double in work zones.

We apologize for any inconvenience this necessary infrastructure improvement work may cause.

For the safety of work crews and residents, please observe social/physical distancing requirements (2 metres of separation).

Jake Fulton, Communications Associate

2021 Water Distribution System Flushing

Published: 10:23 AM | April 14, 2021
Updated: 12:09 PM | April 16, 2021

In order to maintain high-quality water throughout the water distribution system, Halifax Water crews will begin seasonal hydrant flushing Sunday, April 18 in the areas of Westphal, Caledonia and Montebello; Kingswood and Upper Hammonds Plains; downtown Halifax and Spryfield.

Flushing in these areas will begin Sunday, April 18 at 10:00 PM and continue each day from 10:00 PM – 6:00 AM until Friday, April 23 at 6:00 AM. This 5-day flushing rotation will continue for approximately two months as crews move throughout the distribution system. Further updates will be provided as flushing progresses to other areas.

There will be no traffic impacts.   

James Campbell, Communications & Public Relations Manager

Spring Garden Road – Wastewater System Maintenance

Published: 11:21 AM | April 9, 2021
Updated: 2:10 PM | April 14, 2021

Attention motorists and cyclists, Eastern Trenchless, on behalf of Halifax Water, will be undertaking wastewater system maintenance through cure-in-place-pipe (CIPP) trenchless lining technology on Spring Garden Road.

This work will take place on April 12-23 (weather permitting), from 6:00 PM to 7:00 AM each day. This work is taking place during evenings and nights to reduce the impact on traffic. A Noise By-Law exemption has been granted for this work.

This work will require lane drops/closures on portions of Spring Garden Road between Cathedral Lane and Queen Street. There will be stop-and-go traffic in these areas during the hours of this work.

Jake Fulton, Communications Associate

CN/HRM South Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Published: 3:36 PM | April 13, 2021

Starting in mid-April 2021, Canadian National Railway (CN) and Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) will begin a construction project to rehabilitate the existing South Street bridge in Halifax, near the Northwest Arm. As part of this work, stormwater and wastewater piping on the existing bridge will be temporarily relocated to an adjacent temporary steel bridge.

Once work on the existing CN bridge is complete, the wastewater and stormwater pipes will be relocated back to the CN bridge and buried under the new road structure. The temporary steel bridge will then be removed.

Jake Fulton, Communications Associate

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