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Lucasville Road Water Transmission Main Project

Work on this project will take place between mid-May and October 2019

Halifax Water through its contractor, Atlantic Road Construction and Paving (ARCP) Limited, will be installing 3.7 km of water transmission main along Lucasville Road.

Project Overview

Beginning the week of May 20th, Halifax Water through its contractor, Atlantic Road Construction and Paving (ARCP) Limited, will be installing 3.7

Lucasville Road Water Transmission Main Project Map

km of water transmission main along Lucasville Road. The work zone will be from approximately 1400 Lucasville Road to Bryanston Road. No new services are planned as part of this water main work.

Halifax Water will also be replacing four cross culverts in the work area that have reached the end of their life cycle.

Project Timeline

ARCP will start water main installation the week of May 20th and have a 22 week window to complete the project. The anticipated completion date is late-September/early-October. Typical work hours are Monday to Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM. There may be some weekend work and/or overnight work to complete connections to the existing main.


Two traffic lanes must be maintained during peak traffic times, between the hours of 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.  In order to maintain two lanes of traffic during peak times, ARCP will pave portions of the shoulder, where space is available.  Outside of the peak traffic hours, Lucasville Road will be one lane stop and go traffic managed by traffic control personnel.

During July and August when traffic volumes are lower, the 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM portion of the peak hour restrictions will be lifted. This will allow the contractor to complete the work in areas where temporarily moving a traffic lane to a portion of the shoulder is not possible.

There will be up to 3 occasions where Lucasville Road will be closed to all but local traffic and emergency vehicles.  Through passage at the work site will be restricted. These closures will take place on weekends. As these closures near, further notices and Public Service Announcements will be issued.

Water Service Disruptions

There will some temporary water disruptions during the work as key connections to the existing water mains are made.  Notices will be delivered by the contractor in advance of any of any shutdowns. Some of the services connecting to the existing water main may be replaced between the water main (Halifax Water/the public side) and property line during the project. This will be based on a visual inspection by Halifax Water as services are exposed.

Lucasville Road Reinstatement

HRM will partner to complete full width asphalt between approximately 1400 Lucasville Road and Waterstone Run (approximately 2 km). For the remainder of the project limits, between Waterstone Run and Bryanstone Road, the full northwest lane (half of the road width) will be paved.

Jason Moore (24-Hour Contact)
Project Superintendent, ARCP
Customer Care Centre
Halifax Water
Kevin Healy, P.Eng
Project Engineer, Halifax Water
Greg MacDonald
Project Manager, ARCP