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48 Avenue to close at 52 Street starting Tuesday

August 3, 2018 1:20 PM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

A water main replacement project will cause a portion of 48 Avenue near 52 Street to close for a week starting Tuesday.

48 Avenue will close between 52 Street and 53 Street from Tuesday, August 7 until Monday, August 13 while a pipe installation is completed.

There will be no through traffic for the duration of the closure and traffic will be detoured to 49 Avenue and Gaetz Avenue.

Construction and lane closures may affect Transit Routes 11 and 51, as well as stops along 48 Avenue near 52 Street. Details will be posted on the City website as construction nears and can be viewed at

Drivers are reminded to slow down when driving in construction zones and obey all signs, and pedestrians are reminded to cross only at designated crosswalks.

All road construction is weather dependent and schedules may be subject to change.

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For more information, contact:

Niki Burkinshaw   
Acting Engineering Services Manager
The City of Red Deer

Communications & Strategic Planning
The City of Red Deer

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