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Lane reductions for Water Main CIPP


May 6, 2016

MONCTON – The City of Moncton wishes to advise the motoring public that lane reductions will take place beginning on Monday, May 9 in the following areas, weather permitting:

  • Elmwood Drive from Massey Avenue to Morton Avenue/Mill Road
  • Edinburgh Drive from Baig Boulevard to St. George Boulevard
  • Main Street from Cameron Street to Foundry Street

These lane reductions are necessary to allow water main CIPP installation.

Delays are to be expected in the area as traffic will be slowed. Motorists are advised to use an alternative route to avoid the construction area.   

The City apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciates the patience and cooperation of residents and the motoring public.  

About Water Main CIPP

A less intrusive way to renew existing water mains is through a process called Cured In Place Pipe (CIPP).  This renewal method requires pits to be excavated, usually at the valves, where augers can be used to clean the pipe.  After the cleaning, a new pipe liner is installed along with a grout that is cured in the pipe, creating a new pipe inside the old one.  This approach greatly reduces the amount of excavation within the street and greatly reducing the negative impact on neighbouring businesses and residences.

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Information:

André Cormier
Communications, City of Moncton
506-859-2686 / andrem.cormier@moncton.ca