(January 10, 2023) Halifax Water crews are on-site undertaking an emergency water lateral replacement on Agricola Street, Halifax, between Duffus Street and Highland Avenue. Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area. No estimate of service restoration time. The northbound lane of Agricola Street will be closed in this area. Detours are in place. Experienced traffic control personnel will be on-site to manage traffic flows. Sidewalks near this work are closed. Customers in the area may experience discoloured water during/following this repair. It is recommended that those customers run the COLD water at one faucet until the water runs clear. To learn more about discoloured water and to report it, please visit www.halifaxwater.ca/discoloured-water<www.halifaxwater.ca/discoloured-water>. Motorists should expect delays and use alternate routes. Motorists are also reminded that speed fines double in work zones. We apologize for any inconvenience this necessary infrastructure repair work may cause.
To ensure the safety of our communities and our staff, please maintain a safe distance when Halifax Water staff or contractors are working in your area.
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