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Charlottetown traffic advisory for Friday, Oct. 16

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CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. —

Sidewalk and curbing work are scheduled to take place in the following areas for the week of Oct. 13-16:

  • Chestnut Street between University Avenue and Queen Street;
  • Dorchester Street between Weymouth and Cumberland streets will be closed except for local traffic;
  • Queen Street between Richmond and Sydney streets in front of the Dominion Building will be closed to pedestrian traffic. This closure is necessary for work on the new library.

Flower bed maintenance will occur at the medians on Weymouth Street and Water Street from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Traffic control personnel will be on site to maintain traffic flow.

Longworth Avenue, at the Confederation Trail crossing, will be one lane of alternating traffic to prep the site for crosswalk improvements. Traffic control personnel will be directing vehicle traffic.

Work will be taking place on Beach Grove Road from the corner of Maypoint Road towards the Beach Grove Home. Traffic may be reduced to one lane, alternating throughout the day. These delays are necessary for the construction of the active pathway along Beach Grove Road that will connect to a trail near the Beach Grove Home. This work is expected to be ongoing for the next several weeks.

UPEI road extension work will be taking place for the week of Oct.13-16. This work consists of the expansion of the University Avenue and Enman Crescent (south) intersection, including the widening of the roadway and work on the median. Only minor traffic delays are expected and traffic control personnel will be on site.

Drivers are advised the work will continue to upgrade the pedestrian crossing at the intersection of Great George Street and Fitzroy Street. Traffic will be reduced, at time, to one lane of alternating traffic. Traffic control personnel will be on site to direct drivers. Pedestrians are advised that the existing overhead crossing light will be removed while the work is ongoing and will be reinstated upon completion.

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