The City of Medicine Hat’s Environmental Utilities and Municipal Works Departments are planning two major construction projects on South Railway Street in 2017. These important projects will replace aging infrastructure, meeting Council’s strategic priority to ensure high-quality, well-maintained and affordable municipal infrastructure, with attention to our deep utilities and transportation network.
October 17, 2017
Project Updates and details are posted on the project webpages.
Work will include road rehabilitation and improvements, deep utility upgrades and improved pedestrian and cycling connectivity. Throughout these projects, businesses and services will remain open.
Photo Gallery of Construction (link)
The Photo Gallery provides an up close look at work being done, and lets everyone see the deep utilities infrastructure that runs under our streets and provides us with water, sanitary and storm services. Photos have been added throughout the construction on South Railway Street.
Project Timing and Stages
Work begins this spring, and be completed in the fall of 2017. Each project will be carried out in planned stages in an effort to minimize impacts to residents and businesses. Please note that the Downtown Project is now complete (October 17, 2017). The South Flats Project is still underway. Please visit the South Flats project page for updates.
We thank all residents and businesses for your ongoing support and patience during these important infrastructure upgrade projects. Please keep checking back for updates regarding the South Flats Project.
Overall Project Timeline
Regular updates are planned for both of these important City projects. We will communicate with businesses, residents and other stakeholders in a timely manner throughout the 2017 construction season. Watch for updates on these webpages. In addition, updates will be provided in the following ways:
- Subscribe to South Railway Construction Update eNotifications
- Public Notices
- Facebook or Twitter
- South Railway Downtown or South Railway South Flats project pages
- Local media advertising
South Railway Street - Downtown Project
Environmental Utilities Department
South Railway Street – South Flats Project
Municipal Works Department