Infrastructure

The view from the foot of the Diefenbaker Bridge on Second Avenue West on Tuesday. The area will be the site of a major pipe replacement project later this year.
The view from the foot of the Diefenbaker Bridge on Second Avenue West on Tuesday. The area will be the site of a major pipe replacement project later this year. Chelsea Laskowski, paNOW Staff

Fewer water main breaks expected this winter, aging pipes still a problem

By Thia James
February 4, 2015 - 6:50am

The City of Prince Albert is expecting fewer water main breaks this year compared to last, owing to the milder winter. However, the problem of aging pipes is a growing one.

There could be traffic delays coming off of the Diefenbaker Bridge and for drivers trying to get onto it this summer.
There could be traffic delays coming off of the Diefenbaker Bridge and for drivers trying to get onto it this summer. paNOW file photo

Summer road work in front of bridge could last up to 4 months

By Thia James
February 3, 2015 - 7:21am Updated: February 3, 2015 - 11:19am

Update: We now have comments from the ministry of highways and infrastructure.

Traffic at the foot of the Diefenbaker Bridge on Second Avenue West could be affected by significant delays for up to four months, according to City of Prince Albert officials.

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