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Second Ave Closure 2018 July 20-22 

SECOND AVENUE CLOSURE JULY 20-22

  • Castle Rock Enterprises will be closing Second Avenue from Strickland to Black Street beginning July 20th at 6 PM until 11 PM Sunday July 22nd. 
  • The work involves removing temporary cold mix asphalt and the laying of new pavement. 
  • Roads will be closed to vehicle access, but pedestrian access will be maintained where possible to accommodate business as best possible.  Please continue to support your local businesses in this area. 
  • All work is dependent on weather and the work schedule is subject to change. Hours of work will be from 7:00 AM to 11:00PM.  
  • Please contact Castle Rock Enterprises at 335-6875 for construction inquiries. 

 Hart-Firth Intersection Road Closure

HART AND FIRTH INTERSECTION CLOSURE JULY 10-20

  • The intersection of Hart Crescent and Firth Road will be closed.
  • The duration of the work will last from Tuesday July 10th until Friday July 20th.
  • The work will see major construction on the City’s water infrastructure.
  • Traffic will be controlled by traffic control persons and/or detours for the duration of the work.

 

Construction 2018  

ALEXANDER STREET RECONSTRUCTION: 2ND – 4TH AVENUE  

  • The City of Whitehorse’s Contractor, Castle Rock Enterprises will work on the reconstruction of Alexander Street between 2nd Avenue and 4th Avenue. Roads will be closed to vehicle access, but pedestrian access will be maintained where possible to accommodate business as best possible.  Please continue to support your local businesses in this area.
  • The duration of the work is expected to be from May 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018.
  • For construction questions or information please call Castle Rock Enterprises at 335-6875. 

 

SIXTH AVENUE RECONSTRUCTION BETWEEN OGILVIE AND JARVIS ST

  • For the period from May to August, Sixth Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic between Ogilvie and Jarvis Streets.  
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained where possible and vehicular access to residents will be from the alley.
  • Please call Associated Engineering at 456-2711 for design inquiries.  
  • Call P.S. Sidhu Trucking Public Liaison at 335-6683 for construction inquiries.

WHEELER ST RECONSTRUCTION BETWEEN 6TH AVE AND ESCARPMENT

  • For the majority of the period from May to August, Wheeler Street West will be closed to vehicle access from 6th Avenue to 8th Avenue.  
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained where possible and vehicular access to residents will be from the alley. 
  • Please call Associated Engineering at 456-2711 for design inquiries.   
  • Call P.S. Sidhu Trucking Public Liaison at 335-6683 for construction inquiries.

RURAL ROADS

  • The City has contracted Skookum asphalt to apply bituminous surfacing in the Cowley Creek subdivision and Fireweed drive in Mary Lake, and asphalt on the remaining intersections in Cowley Creek.
  • The City will commence some work in preparation immediately, and Skookum’s work will commence on June 18th.
  • Work will include grading, applying emulsified asphalt oil, covering with crushed rock and finally sweeping excess gravel after curing the road surface.
  • Traffic will be reduced to one lane around equipment and access to all properties will be made available. The road surface will be temporarily rough and visual conditions dusty.

GENERAL ADVICE DURING CONSTRUCTION SEASON 

  • Traffic will be controlled by traffic control persons and/or detours for the duration of these projects.
  • Graveled surfaces and dusty conditions may be encountered during construction.
  • Please drive with care, reduce speed and obey traffic controllers and construction signage as trucks and equipment will be in the area.   
  • All work is dependent on weather and the work schedule is subject to change.
  • Hours of work for most projects is from 7 am to 7 pm.  
  • Thanks for your patience as we work to improve our City’s infrastructure.

For general information please contact the Engineering Services Department at 668-8305.