Ar­ca­dia side­walk be­ing re­placed

Mul­ti­ple fac­tors be­hind re­place­ment

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Mo­torists are ad­vised to use cau­tion and ex­pect traf­fic de­lays through Ar­ca­dia dur­ing the re­place­ment of the side­walk on the east side of the road.

The project was ap­proved as part of the 2018-19 cap­i­tal bud­get for the Mu­nic­i­pal­ity of Yar­mouth. iden­ti­fied on the fin­ished sur­face which could have caused in­jury to users.

The sur­face was not wide enough for win­ter main­te­nance equip­ment and to meet ac­ces­si­bil­ity con­sid­er­a­tions for those with mo­bil­ity bar­ri­ers.

The sec­tion be­ing re­placed is more than 20 years old and be­yond what is deemed “use­ful life” in as­set man­age­ment terms.

“The project is part of a larger list of projects which meet the ac­tive trans­porta­tion goals of the mu­nic­i­pal­ity,” Brooks said.

“We ex­pect the work to take about 10 weeks to com­plete, which will take us to the first or sec­ond week of De­cem­ber.”

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Mo­torists are ad­vised to ex­pect de­lays in traf­fic through Ar­ca­dia while the side­walk is be­ing re­placed. The work should be com­pleted by mid-De­cem­ber, weather per­mit­ting.

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