The City of Merritt has retained BA Dawson Blacktop Ltd. to complete Phase II of the Coldwater Avenue Improvement Project. The purpose of this capital works project is to replace aging infrastructure beneath Coldwater Avenue, between Wilson St. and River St. Construction will begin on Monday, July 24th 2017 and be complete by Thursday, November 30th 2017. During regular construction hours, residents between the 1500-1900 block of Coldwater Avenue are encouraged to park in rear alleyway accesses (where they exist) and obey all traffic control personnel and temporary signage. On street parking will not be permitted.
Temporary road closures, alternating traffic patterns and detours will be in effect daily from Monday to Saturday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. During this time, only local residents and emergency service vehicles will have access within the construction zone. All through traffic will be rerouted to Canford Avenue. The remaining public is advised to avoid the area whenever possible.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For further information regarding temporary road closures and detours with respect to the Coldwater Avenue Improvement Project – Phase II please contact:
Alec Macfarlane, AScT