Road closure on 47 Street starting July 5

Closure will last until July 8

The City of Red Deer expects to embark on more road projects next summer after getting more money from government for infrastructure projects that will keep people employed. (Advocate file photo).

The City of Red Deer is advising drivers that the intersection of 47 Street and 51 Avenue will be closed next week as crews complete catch basin and manhole replacements.

The work will start at 7 a.m. on July 5, with 47 Street west of 51 Avenue and three lanes of 51 Avenue south of 47 Street will be closed. The road will reopen at 6:00 p.m. on July 8.

Pedestrians and drivers are reminded to slow down in construction areas and obey all signs. All road construction is weather dependent and schedules may be subject to change.