Construction Update - June 4, 2021
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The north side of Bishop Street and King Street intersection is re-opened to vehicular traffic with minor sidewalk and surface restoration work remaining. Pedestrian access at the intersection will continue to be maintained.
Work completed since last update:
- Roadway excavation on north side of King Street between Chestnut Street and Bishop Street;
- Sidewalk installation on south side of King Street between Dolph Street and Lowther Street, and between Union Street and Chestnut Street;
- Landscaping behind newly-installed sidewalks;
- Curb placement on north side of King Street between Chesnut Street and Bishop Street;
- Asphalt paving on north side of King Street between Chesnut Street and Bishop Street.
Work to be completed over the next 2 weeks:
- Continue sidewalk installation on south side of King Street between Dolph Street and Lowther Street, and between Union Street and Chestnut Street;
- Landscaping behind sidewalks once sidewalk installed;
- Underground work at south side of Bishop Street and King Street intersection. This work is anticipated to start on or about June 14 and will last approximate 3 weeks. A closure of south leg of the intersection is required to complete this work. View detour map here.
Details regarding the south side intersection closure at Bishop Street and available detour routes will be provided on Engage prior to this work commencing. Signage will also be posted on site.
We appreciate the community's continued understanding as we complete this important work.
Every reasonable effort is being made during construction to minimize disruption and complete the work efficiently and cost effectively. We thank you for your patience and cooperation.