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It's the end of July and there's lots of construction going on at Dundas Place. London hydro has been energizing the newly installed hydro conduit and they are in the process of getting businesses connected to the new service.

The crew was also installing the last...

The summer can be slow but as always, crews are moving as quickly as they can. This week, our team continued to navigate through all of the existing underground utilities. Sometimes we encounter undocumented infrastructure, built decades ago, which requires us to adapt...

It was another week in the heat for crews working on Dundas Place! We started off with a water service switch over between Talbot and Richmond. Businesses and residents along this stretch are now hooked up to the modern and reliable system.

We also started to insta...

Road grading, new job opportunity and cycling rules during construction.

The week started out with a downpour on our Dundas Place neighbourhood drop-in BBQ for businesses and residents impacted by phase 1 construction. We had to move inside, but contractor and I were there, in the high humidity, with hotdogs and ready to answer your questio...

No, these are not screen captures from the movie Holes, or a tomb entrance in Indiana Jones. This is just a snapshot of the work required to calculate the depth and exact locations of the existing underground utilities at Dundas and Richmond.

This week, the contrac...

With all of the prep work finished last week, crews were ready to hit the ground running this week! In the daytime, half of the crew was out installing the new watermain and during the evening, the other half of the crew continued to decommission the old...

The Dundas Place construction zone might have looked less busy than usual during the day, but don’t be fooled! Crews have been working over night to prepare for the new watermain installation. Let me back track a little to explain why they switched their working hours....

This week was all about getting ready for new watermain pipes. We are in the process of testing the temporary watermains and pending positive results, the contractor will begin installing the new watermain for Dundas Place as early as next week. This means replacing th...

This week marked an important project milestone; the closure of the Talbot and Dundas intersection. This closure will last until September 2018 for us to complete the Dundas Place transformation and update the aging watermain infrastructure underneath the ground. We re...

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