Watermain break in West Hamilton slowing traffic
Published August 22, 2022 at 10:09 am
For the second time in three days, a watermain break in Hamilton has led to traffic restrictions.
The rupture in the pipes was discovered Monday morning near 998 King St. W., in the Westdale section of West Hamilton. The city’s water department says there will be traffic restrictions on King St. W. from Paisley Ave. S. to South Oval. The repairs are expected to take until 3 p.m. Monday.
Hamilton Water is responding to a watermain break near 998 King St W. During the repair, there will be traffic restrictions on King St W from Paisley Ave S to South Oval. Work is expected to wrap up by 3pm today. pic.twitter.com/jmVhZuEZgE
— City of Hamilton (@cityofhamilton) August 22, 2022
Last Saturday (Aug. 20), a major watermain break on Greenhill Ave. in the Vincent neighbourhood led to an advisory to residents to avoid the area for most of the day.
Information about watermain breaks can be obtained by contacting the City of Hamilton water and sewer department (905-546-2489).