Red Deer's population is 100,844, making it Alberta's third largest city, according to the 2021 Statistics Canada census. (Advocate file photo)

Storm sewer work near Red Deer hospital expected to cause traffic disruptions

Work starts Wednesday

Red Deerians can expect traffic delays near the hospital and in the Capstone area as crews work on storm sewer infrastructure

The intersection of 43 Street and 52 Avenue will be closed between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday and drivers can use 45 Street as a detour.

Between 7 a.m. on Thursday and 4:00 p.m., on June 3, the intersection of 52 Avenue and 39 Street will be closed. Drivers should use 43 Street, 50 Avenue and 42 Street to detour construction.

Starting at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday until 4:00 p.m., on June 3, 45 Street will be closed at 5512, 45 Street. A detour will be set up using 54 Avenue and 45 Street.

Drivers are also reminded to slow down when driving in construction zones and obey all signs. Pedestrians are reminded to cross only at designated crosswalks.