City provides update on major construction projects

As summer starts to wind down, the City of Fredericton is providing an update on major road & street, water & sewer construction projects.  For complete details on these projects, and others still to come, visit www.fredericton.ca/roadconstruction.

The following projects have been completed:

  • Brookside Drive 
  • Cedar Avenue 
  • Marysville Trunk Sewer 
  • Phyllis Creek-Woodstock Rd Culvert 
  • Smythe Booster Station 
  • Waterloo Row Culvert 

Efforts continue on the following streets:

  • Beechwood Crescent – Construction is ongoing and expected to be finished by October 13. 
  • Carleton Street – Installation of underground piping is complete.  Underground electrical systems are currently being installed.  The full right of way will be replaced with a paver stone surface.  Work on this project is expected to be finished by November 3, 2017.
  • Chateau Heights – McLeod Hill Road is expected to remain closed to through traffic until October 13.
  • Greenwood Drive – Phase 1 of this project has been completed.  The contractor is working on Phase 2.  Once school begins, two lanes of traffic will be open until 8 am.  This project is expected to be completed by October 13.
  • Hawkins Street – Construction is ongoing and expected to be finished by October 13. 
  • Preston Drive – Work on this project is expected to be finished by September 15.   
  • Primrose Avenue – Construction started August 28, and expected to be finished by October 20.
  • Sunset Drive – The paving between Main Street and the intersection of Manresa/Burpee is anticipated to take place the week of August 29.  That section of road will be fully opened once it is paved.  Construction will continue between Manresa/Burpee and Bailey Avenue until October 13.  Access will be maintained for local residents and businesses.
  • Wallace Avenue - Paving being completed the week of August 28.  The street is expected to be open by September 1, 2017.

The following water & sewer utility projects are underway or about to begin:

  • Garden Creek Outfall – The work will be performed between June 1 and September 30.
  • Lincoln Lagoon Decommissioning - This project will result in the decommissioning of the Lincoln area lagoon.  There are no anticipated traffic delays expected as a result of this construction.
  • Lincoln Sanitary Forcemain and Aquarius Lift Station Upgrade- All of the piping on the trail and Aquarius Street is complete and the trail is expected to be opened by September 4, 2017.
  • Montgomery Booster Station Upgrades – This project will include pump, electrical, mechanical, and controls upgrades to the booster station.

The City thanks residents for their patience during these summer construction projects that will renew and replace the city’s infrastructure.