Friday, August 05, 2016 - 5:30 PM

Water Street Combined Sewer Cleaning Begins Aug.10

Sewer cleaning and investigative work to evaluate trenchless technologies for Water Street infrastructure improvements will continue starting Wednesday, Aug. 10, for four to six weeks.  The sewer cleaning will begin on the west end of Water Street at Waldegrave Street, then move east section by section, based on progress.
Traffic Advisories will be provided approximately 48 hours in advance of crews moving to a new section of the street. Sidewalks will remain open and two-way traffic will continue.
Impact on Water Street
All work will be completed Monday to Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. There will be localized loss of parking during these hours to allow for two-way traffic with flag persons in place. Note the following details:

  • Parking meters will be bagged and indicate that parking is not permitted in the daytime hours from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Friday. Parking is available in the evening and overnight hours, vehicles must be removed from the bagged meters by 6 a.m.
  • Metrobus will be notified of potential loss of bus stops and will advise riders accordingly.
  • Deliveries will be accommodated but not necessarily in the existing loading zones depending on the cleaning equipment set-up.
  • Traffic advisories will be issued on the City’s website. Residents and businesses can sign up for e-Updates here, please choose ‘Traffic Advisories’.

A representative will be on site at all times during the work to address any concerns that businesses, property owners or residents may have.  Should you have questions or concerns please contact Access St. John’s by calling 311 or 709-754-CITY (2489) or online.