The waterfront sewer forcemain, built in 1972, is a critical piece of infrastructure that needs to be replaced to support new growth in the community and help protect the waterfront. Work on Phase 1 of the Waterfront Sewer Project included installation of a new gravity sewer main, between the Maritime Heritage Centre and 1st Avenue, and was completed in December 2018.
Repaving of the temporary pavement in this stretch is set to begin on April 23, and last two weeks (weather dependent). Expect delays and lane closures through the area – the use of alternate routes is recommended.
Phase 2 – Further work on this project will continue in 2019, extending the new sewer installation from 1st Avenue to near the Big Rock Boat Ramp. In 2020, two new lift stations are scheduled to be constructed – sites are not yet confirmed.
Getting Around During Construction
- Work along the highway will continue south of 1st Ave in spring/summer 2019. Watch here for updates
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