8:30 a.m., Oct. 8)
Joseph remains closed as work continues on broken watermain,
By Fred Sherwin
Joseph Boulevard will remain closed until at least midday
as city crews repair a broken watermain that created a
large sinkhole in front of the Service Ontario office
broken pipe is about 61 centimetres in diameter. It was
gushing water for about 45 minutes before workers were
able to cutoff the supply. The road had to be closed between
St. Pierre and Gabriel Streets forcing traffic to detour
along Hwy. 174 or Jeanne d'Arc Blvd.
Transpo routes 132 and 134 have also been detoured.
to the pipe, which was installed in the 1970s, did not
disrupt water services in the area.
looking for updated traffic and construction information
around the city can visit ottawa.ca.
large sinkhole has forced the closure of St. Joseph
Blvd. between St. Pierre Street and Gabriel Street.
story was made possible thanks to their generous support
of our local business
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