Sewer rehabilitation on Locke Street from Aberdeen Avenue to Bold Street

Dear Residents / Business Owners / Building Managers:

Sewer rehabilitation on Locke Street from Aberdeen Avenue to Bold Street is scheduled to begin January 7, 2019 and will be completed by the end of March 2019. During this time there will be intermittent full and partial road closures on Locke Street.

Phase 1 – Site Preparation

King Paving will be performing manhole upgrades to allow access to the sewer. This entails upgrading of existing manholes, installation of new manholes and temporary bypass for high water usage businesses.

Local digs resulting in road closures are scheduled between January 7 and January 26 in the following locations (schedule is weather dependent). Residents are encouraged to check Twitter @cityofhamilton for specific dates and locations of these temporary road closures on Locke Street.

1. Locke Street at Homewood Ave

  • Northbound Locke Street will be closed between Aberdeen Ave and Stanley Ave
  • Parking restrictions on Locke Street between Aberdeen Ave and Stanley Ave
  • Expected duration: 12 hours

2. Locke Street at Stanley Ave

  • Southbound Locke Street will be closed between Stanley Ave and Homewood Ave
  • Parking restrictions on Locke Street between Stanley Ave and Homewood Ave
  • Expected duration: 12 hours

3. Locke at Herkimer St – Stanley to Herkimer

  • Southbound Locke Street will be closed between Stanley Ave and Homewood Herkimer St
  • Parking restrictions on Locke Street between Stanley Ave and Herkimer St
  • Expected duration: 12 hours

4. Locke Street at Charlton Ave – Charlton Ave to Alexander St

  • Southbound Locke Street will be closed between Charlton Ave and Alexander St
  • Parking restrictions on Locke Street between Charlton Ave and Alexander St
  • Expected duration: 12 hours

5. Locke Street at Tuckett St

  • Southbound Locke Street will be closed between Chatham St and Tuckett St
  • Parking restrictions on Locke Street between Chatham St and Tuckett St
  • Expected duration: 12 hours

6. Locke Street at Herkimer

  • Full road closure on Locke Street between Charlton to Herkimer
  • Expected duration: 5 days

7. Locke Street at Bold St

  • Full roar closure on Locke Street between Blanshard St to Bold St
  • Expected duration: 5 days

Phase 2 – Sewer Lining (Starting end of January)

InsituForm technologies will start rehabilitation work using Cured In Place Pipe (CIPP) technology. Work will start at Aberdeen and progress northbound to Bold. A weekend full road closure of Aberdeen is anticipated, specific date and details will be communicated mid-January.

Estimated duration for this phase is 2 weeks with partial and full road closures on a block-by-block basis on Locke during day hours. Full road closures are not anticipated north of Herkimer. During installation residents may temporarily experience a glue like smell and observe steam being emitted at the work site. Separate hard copy notices will be delivered to residents in the area prior to commencement of this work with further details (at least 2 weeks and 24 hours prior to lining).

Phase 3 – Site restoration (Starting in March)

King Paving will be restoring the site. Partial restoration from Herkimer to Bold in preparation to full road reconstruction starting Spring 2019.

We would like to thank you for your patience and understanding, as we complete upgrades in your neighbourhood. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at 905-546-2424 Ext. 7180. If you are a building owner please post this message in a location where it will be accessible to all tenants/business owners to ensure they are aware of the future works.

Please Note: If you do not wish to receive further emails regarding the project feels free to contact me and I will remove you from the email list.

Attention Business Owners:

As a reminder, the City is currently preparing for the further construction on Locke Street coming later in 2019. Throughout this construction, our goal is to maintain service to the BIA and we are actively collecting the following information from all business owners to help us in planning to reduce disruptions as much as possible.

If you have not already done so, please forward the following information to Mitchell Knott, P.Eng mitchell.knott@hamilton.ca
Tel: 905-546-2424 ext. 4084

1. Delivery Times
2. Delivery Location
3. Business Hours & Off Peak Hours (If applicable)
4. Garbage Removal Location

Thank you,

Harry Krinas
Project Manager – Subsurface Infrastructure
Engineering Services – Asset Management
Public Works Department
City of Hamilton
77 James Street North, Suite 320 Hamilton, ON L8R 2K3
T: 905.546.2424 Ext. 7180
Harry.Krinas@hamilton.ca

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