Several roads in the city will be closed this weekend so that crews can conduct construction and maintenance work.
Southbound Empress Street will be closed to southbound traffic from Sunday August 18, 2019 until November 25, 2019
Balmoral / Colony Street
Crews will also be closing down Balmoral / Colony Street over the weekend so that they can pave sections of the roadway.
Southbound Balmoral Street between Qu’Appelle Avenue and Ellice Avenue and Northbound Colony Street between Webb Place and Ellice Avenue will be closed between 7:00 am on Saturday August 17, 2019 and 6:00 pm on Sunday August 18, 2019.
The city suggests motorists take alternate routes during construction.
The area around the Waverley Street underpass project will also be closed this weekend so that crews can divert traffic from the temporary bypass road onto the new roadway beginning Monday.
Beginning at 5:30 pm on Friday August 16, 2019 and continuing until 6:00 am on Monday, August 19, 2019 the following areas will be closed to all vehicles so that construction crews can make the necessary changes to road access.
The closure boundaries for this weekend are:
- Taylor Avenue will be closed from the Re-Fit approach to Cambridge Street
- Waverley Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from Wilkes Avenue to Mathers Avenue
- Saturday afternoon and evening only, from approximately 13:00 to 21:00, no through traffic on Hurst Way / Wilkes Avenue at Waverley Street
Pedestrians will still be able to access the area but vehicle traffic will be diverted until 6:00 am on Monday August 19, 2019.
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