Bruce Avenue Transportation & Utility Upgrade

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Project Description

Hazelwood Construction Services Inc., working for the City of Nanaimo, are completing utility upgrades and road improvements along Bruce Avenue between Third Street and Fourth Street.

Construction works include:

  • Water main upgrades on Bruce Avenue
  • Sanitary sewer upgrades on Bruce Avenue
  • Storm sewer upgrades on Bruce Avenue and Foster Street
  • New concrete curbs and sidewalks on the west side of Bruce Avenue
  • New LED street lighting on Bruce Avenue
  • Safety upgrades at the intersection crossing of Bruce Avenue and Fourth Street
  • New bike lanes on Bruce Avenue
  • New street boulevard trees

PROJECT UPDATE: Bruce Avenue between Third and Fourth is now open. Please use caution using new sidewalk as we wait for final works to be completed.

Watch for short periods of single lane alternating traffic in the coming weeks as final construction activities and restoration to wrap up.

We thank everyone for their patience during this construction!

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work for this project will be Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. with afterhours and weekends as required.
  • Construction noise and vibration should be expected during working hours.
  • Construction signs will be posted and flagpersons will be on duty to assist with the traffic flow.
  • Residents and businesses will be notified 24 hours in advance of any scheduled water shutdowns.
  • Please exercise caution, obey all signage placed for your safety and follow the directions of the flagpersons on duty.
  • If you have young children, please advise them of the dangers and limited visibility of heavy equipment and trucks.
  • Landscape restoration will be done at the end of the project.

Estimate Construction Start Date: July 16, 2019

Estimate Construction Completion Date: Mid December 2019

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