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Traffic Advisory – Gottingen St. & Macara St.

Published: 9:31 AM | September 9, 2021

From 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Saturday, September 18 (weather dependent), the following traffic changes will be in place for wastewater system maintenance:

  • Gottingen Street will be closed between Russell Street and Bilby Street.
  • Macara Street will be closed at its intersection with Gottingen Street.

Sidewalks will remain open.

Insituform, on behalf of Halifax Water, will be undertaking wastewater system maintenance through cure-in-place-pipe (CIPP) trenchless lining technology in this area.

CIPP lining involves reinforcing the inside of ageing underground pipes with a fabric liner that is saturated with a resin and then cured using UV light or steam.

Halifax Water

Traffic Advisory – Fenwood Road & Edgehill Road

Published: 9:27 AM | September 9, 2021

From 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Friday, September 17 (weather dependent), there will be stop-and-go traffic on Fenwood Road and Edgehill Road, Halifax, for wastewater system maintenance. Sidewalks will remain open.

Insituform, on behalf of Halifax Water, will be undertaking wastewater system maintenance through cure-in-place-pipe (CIPP) trenchless lining technology in this area.

CIPP lining involves reinforcing the inside of ageing underground pipes with a fabric liner that is saturated with a resin and then cured using UV light or steam.

This process is significantly less intrusive to traffic than traditional open-trench excavations for pipe replacement work that would otherwise need to be done.

Halifax Water

Traffic Advisory – Wanda Lane

Published: 4:23 PM | July 16, 2021
Updated: 3:30 PM | September 8, 2021

Beginning the week of July 19, the section of Wanda Lane, Dartmouth, between Belle Vista Drive and Tobin Street, will be open to local traffic only. Detours will be in place. This work is expected to continue until the end of October 2021.

Halifax Water and our contractor, Brycon Construction, will be undertaking work to rehabilitate a section of the Ellenvale Run stormwater channel near Belle Vista Drive and Wanda Lane.

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.

Halifax Water

Waverley Reservoir - Water System Maintenance

Published: 10:15 AM | September 8, 2021

Halifax Water crews will be undertaking maintenance work at the Waverley water reservoir from September 13-20, 2021. Customers may notice increased Halifax Water and/or contractor vehicle traffic in the area during this time.

Water service in the area will not be impacted by this work.

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

Halifax Water

Traffic Advisory – Bruce Street, Dartmouth

Published: 1:44 PM | August 11, 2021
Updated: 10:04 AM | August 25, 2021

Beginning Thursday, August 12, and continuing for several weeks, Dexter Construction, on behalf of Halifax Water, will be constructing a wastewater pump station on Bruce Street, Dartmouth.

During this work, there will be stop-and-go traffic on Bruce Street between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM, Monday to Friday.

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).

Halifax Water

Traffic Advisory - Cole Harbour Rd. Culvert Work

Published: 3:24 PM | August 10, 2021

Halifax Water and our contractor, Cumberland Paving, will be replacing a culvert that crosses Cole Harbour Road between Glazebrook Lane and Davies Lane. This critical in-street culvert is approaching the end of its service life and must be replaced.

Beginning the week of August 16, construction work is expected to begin in this area. Hours of work will be Monday to Saturday, 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM. This work is expected to take approximately 8-10 weeks to complete.

Inbound Traffic Impacts

  • During work hours, Cole Harbour Road will be open to inbound traffic only through the work zone.

Outbound Traffic Impacts

Halifax Water

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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