8 Street SE Water and Sewer Rehabilitation

Project Description

This project will undertake construction for the renewal and upgrades of sanitary sewer, water mains, storm sewer and adjacent infrastructure, and replacement of road structure on 8 Street SE from the intersection of 2 Avenue SE to 4 Avenue SE.

Project Phases
StageDescriptionStatus
1 8 Street SE from the intersection of 2 Avenue SE up to, but not including the intersection of 4 Avenue SE. Includes sidewalk closure. Underway
2

8 Street SE from intersection of 3 Avenue SE up to, but not including the intersection of 4 Avenue SE. Work will partially encroach on intersection of 4 Avenue SE but two-way traffic will be maintained.

 
3

8 Street SE from the intersection of 3 Avenue SE to the intersection of 4 Avenue SE.

 

Timing and Traffic Accommodations

Construction began May 27, 2024 and is anticipated to last until approximately October 2024.

Stage 1 – Traffic and pedestrian detours in place. Motorists and pedestrians detour on 1 Avenue SE, 7 Street or 9 Street SE, and 4 Avenue SE.

Stage 2 – Traffic and pedestrian detours in place. Motorists and pedestrians detour on 2 Avenue SE, 7 Street or 9 Street SE, and 4 Avenue SE.

Stage 3 – Traffic and pedestrian detours in place. Motorists and pedestrians detour on 2 Avenue SE, 7 Street or 9 Street SE, and 5 Avenue SE.

Benefits

This project will renew and upgrade ageing sanitary sewer, water mains, storm sewer and adjacent infrastructure, as well as repaving three intersections and two blocks of 8 Street SE.

Notifications

Local residents have received direct communication via hand-delivered notices or property visits from the City or contractor if any services like water, sewer, or power will be disrupted, or if access to personal property is restricted.

Updates about the project will be shared through the City's social media accounts, by public advisory and on this webpage.

Safety

Detour and traffic signs have been posted in the area where crews are working. Pedestrian access has also been detoured around the construction zone for the duration of this project.

Please follow all posted signage and exercise caution around the work zone.