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The following interactive map provides information about all the construction improvement projects planned. A summary of planned projects is also included below. When needed, motorist and transit detour maps and information have been provided.

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Construction Map

Red Major Improvement Projects
Blue Localized Neighbourhood Improvements
Green Trail Constructions and Improvements


Major Improvements

These construction improvements projects will have significant community traffic impacts on Fredericton motorists and area residents, and require full or partial closure / restriction of some city streets and infrastructure.

Queen Street –This construction project will see Queen Street reduced to a single lane near Officers’ Square. The sidewalk and parking spaces closest to the Square will also be closed.  Traffic restrictions will be in place.

  • Expected start date – October 3, 2019
  • Expected end  date - Late November

Description & Scope  

Smythe Street – This major construction project involves a full closure of Smythe Street from Heather Terrace to Parkside Drive. This project will cause significant traffic disruption. Motorists and residents should plan for delays. Please note the end of the project will impact traffic going to Parkside Drive. Please see detour map below. 

  • Expected start date – June 27, 2019
  • Expected end date – Completed

Description & Scope I Detour Map I Transit Detours

Victoria Circle – This major construction project involves many traffic restrictions in order to construct a roundabout at the intersection of King Street / Brunswick Street / Point St Anne Boulevard / Smythe Street. Motorists and residents should plan for significant delays.The project will enter Phase III as of October 9, 2019. 

  • Expected start date – June 25, 2019
  • Expected end date – Completed

Description & ScopeDetour | Transit Detour

Wilsey Road – This major construction project will require a full closure of Wilsey Road from Kimble Drive to Mcnair Drive. The project will be phased in two parts so that traffic can access Innovation Road. Motorists should plan for delays. 

  • Expected start date – June 24, 2019
  • Expected end date – Completed

Description & Scope | Detour (Phase I / Phase II) | Truck Detour I Transit Detour

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Localized Neighbourhood Improvements

These localized residential improvement projects are not expected to create community impacts on traffic flow. Access to area residents will be maintained.

Haines Crescent and Shibu Court – This localized residential project will require a full closure of Haines Crescent and Shibu Court. There are no detours required for this project. 

  • Expected start date – July 10, 2019
  • Expected end date – Completed

Description & Scope

Highland Reservoir – This project will include the demolition and replacement of an underground concrete water reservoir near the Leo Hayes High School. 

  • Expected start date – June 24, 2019
  • Expected end date – November 15, 2019

Description & Scope

Hillcourt Drive – This localized residential project will require a full closure to through traffic of Hillcourt Drive to Main Street, to and including Myrtle Court

  • Expected start date – June 3, 2019
  • Expected end date – Completed. 

Description & Scope 

Knowledge Park Drive - This localized project consists of work to allow the construction of a trail along the southern side of Knowledge Park Drive from Allison Boulevard to Riocan Avenue. Traffic disruption is expected to be contained and minimal.

  • Expected start date – TBA
  • Expected end date – TBA

Description & Scope

Mooers Drive – This localized residential project will require a full closure of Mooers Drive from Fairview Drive to Arlington Street. There are no detours required for this project. 

  • Expected start date – June 24, 2019
  • Expected end date – Completed

Description & Scope

Robinson Drive – This localized residential project will require a full closure of Robinson Drive. There are no detours required for this project. 

  • Expected start date – May 29, 2019
  • Expected end date – Completed

Description & Scope

Willow Avenue and Hilltop Drive  – This localized residential project will require a full closure of through traffic of Willow Avenue from Maple Street to Hilltop Drive, and the closure of Hilltop Drive from Cedar Avenue to MacDonald Avenue. There will be a short period where traffic may be restricted on Maple Street. There are no detours required for this project. 

  • Completed

Description & Scope

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Trail Improvements

Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge – This major improvement project will require a full closure of the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge. Construction is expected to begin in the fall / early winter. 

  • Expected start date –  September 18, 2019
  • Expected end date – early 2020 ( after 4 months of work weather depending)

Description & Scope I Detour Map I Transit Detours

Corbett Brook Trail Culvert – This project includes the replacement of a culvert under the trail between Wilsey Road and the Arbour Brook Neighborhood. During Construction the Trail will be closed.

  • Expected start date – July 2, 2019
  • Expected end date – Completed

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