City of YK announces construction season underway

A photo taken during construction of the fiber optic line. (Photo courtesy: MVFL project.)
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Summer is coming and that means construction season for Yellowknifers.

The City of Yellowknife has officially kicked off construction season. A total of 16 planned construction projects will take place in the City this season. Those are:


  • Franklin Avenue
  • Finlayson Drive
  • Calder Crescent
  • Lamoureux Road
  • Engle Business District
  • Northland Trailer Park
  • Grace Lake Boulevard
  • Williams Avenue
  • Hall Crescent

Water & Sewer Work

  • Dagenais Drive
  • Franklin Avenue

Trail Improvements

  • Twin Pine Hill Trails & Viewing Deck

Facility Improvements

  • School Draw Parking Lot
  • 44 Street Intersection Upgrades & Traffic Light Installation
  • Bike Park
  • Solid Waste Facility

A list of construction projects, road closures, detours and changes to transit routes can be found on the City’s website.

Be safe; be smart on the roads. A number of accidents can be chalked up to inattentive drivers in construction zones. The City issued a reminder to residents to “be attentive to road signs, reduce speeds in construction zones and plan ahead when commuting as traffic delays can be expected.

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