**** Halifax Water Release
George Street – Wastewater System Maintenance
Halifax Water will be undertaking scheduled wastewater system maintenance tonight, Friday, August 14, and tomorrow, Saturday, August 15, near 5151 George Street in Halifax.
Wastewater system maintenance work will take place tonight, Friday, August 14, from 5:30 PM – 12:00 midnight. On Saturday, August 15, paving work will be completed by Ocean Contractors Ltd., on behalf of Halifax Water, from 8:00 AM until approximately 12:00 noon. Work on both days will require the closure of George Street between Hollis Street and Lower Water Street during the times above. The sidewalks will remain open. See the attached work zone map. There will be no loss of municipal services.
Experienced traffic control personnel will be on-site. On-site personnel will also maintain communication with local residents and businesses to help minimize disruption. Motorists are asked to use alternate routes and expect delays. Motorists are also reminded that speed fines double in work zones.
For the safety of work crews and residents, please maintain social/physical distancing requirements of at least 2 metres/6 feet.
We apologize for any inconvenience this necessary infrastructure improvement work may cause.