Portion of Kent Street West in downtown Lindsay will close as of January 22

Closure between Lindsay Street and William Street required for Enbridge natural gas pipeline replacement work

Kent Street West, between Lindsay Street and William Street in downtown Lindsay, will be closed as of January 22, 2020 for Enbridge's natural gas pipeline replacement work occurring along Kent Street over the next few weeks. (Map graphic: City of Kawartha Lakes)
Kent Street West, between Lindsay Street and William Street in downtown Lindsay, will be closed as of January 22, 2020 for Enbridge's natural gas pipeline replacement work occurring along Kent Street over the next few weeks. (Map graphic: City of Kawartha Lakes)

The City of Kawartha Lakes has advised that Kent Street West, between Lindsay Street and William Street in downtown Lindsay, will be closed as of Wednesday (January 22nd).

According to a media release from the city, the road closure is required to allow Enbridge to complete natural gas pipeline replacement work along Kent Street over the next few weeks.

Both intersections at Lindsay Street and William Street will remain open for the duration of Enbridge’s work.

The media release states that city staff have worked closely with Enbridge and their construction crew to determine the most efficient way to complete their project, to ensure the timelines for the municipality’s downtown reconstruction project moves ahead as planned.

The city also advises that Kent Street will be closed when construction work begins for phase two of the downtown Lindsay reconstruction project. Phase 2 of the downtown reconstruction project includes Kent Street from William to Lindsay Street, and Lindsay Street from Russell to Kent Street East.

According to the city’s website, phase two work is to scheduled to take place between February and November of 2020, ensuring that Kent Street is not reconstructed during the busy summer months of July and August.

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