It was a warm week but we aren't slowing down! The crew has finished installing the water pipe at the intersection of Clarence & Dundas. Testing of the new pipes has started to make sure they are clean before connecting them to the City's watermain system. When we're ready to complete the watermain connection work, which will occur in the early morning hours, notification will be sent out or posted on doors in advance so businesses and property owners can plan for the disruption.
Leaving Room for Future Upgrades
Over in the rest of the work zone, crews are continuing with hydro and Bell duct work. They've also been busy installing cables so they can start switching businesses over to new hydro.
New this week, the crew began installing telecommunication duct work. Some of this duct work is left empty when installed to make it easier for any future upgrades the telecommunication companies may have. Part of the reason we have so much downtown construction is to ensure our core area is "future ready" so enhancements like this help make sure we're prepared for what's to come.
Minimizing the Dust
You may have noticed the crew spreading some white dust on site at the end of the day this week. Since it's been relatively dry, and the site is composed of mostly sand, this white material melts quickly to wet the site to help keep the dust down. This is another step we take to minimize the impacts of the work zone on those who visit the area.
Welcome, Tea Valley!
Welcome to Dundas Place, Tea Valley! We are excited to have you as one of our neighbours. Tea Valley offers a variety of bubble teas in its new home at 209 Dundas. It's the perfect place to grab a refreshing beverage while downtown this summer.