(December 7, 2022) Halifax Water crews are on-site undertaking an emergency water main repair near 44 Virginia Avenue, Dartmouth. Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area. No estimate of service restoration time. Virginia Avenue between Valleyfield Road and Bowser Avenue will be open to local traffic only. There is stop-and-go traffic in the work zone. Experienced traffic control personnel will be on-site to manage traffic flows. Sidewalks remain open. 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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