Roads closed in Lancaster, Bridge Street area of Kitchener (update)
Several road closures were carried out in the Lancaster and Bridge Street area of Kitchener on Tuesday afternoon.
The city initially reported that this was due to a leak, and a regional spokesman later confirmed that there was a sewage leak at the Bridgeport pumping station.
Repairs are underway and the region said staff and construction teams have minimized the spill.
A statement sent to 570 NEWS states: “The drinking water was not affected and residents are asked to avoid the area while repairs are being carried out. No public health risk was identified from the leak. ”
The Bridge and Lancaster Street roundabout remained closed Tuesday night with no known reopening time.
Below is the full list of road closures and drivers must plan for an alternative.
– Lancaster Street closed on Shirk Place
– Bridge Street closed on Shirk Place
– Bridge Street on Tyson Drive closed
– Bridge Street on Bloomingdale Road closed
NOTE: The following streets in Kitchener are closed due to an emergency. Please follow detours and avoid the area.
🚧 Lancaster Street W at Shirk Pl
🚧 Bridge St. W at Shirk Pl
🚧 Bridge St E at Tyson Dr
🚧 Bridge St E at Bloomingdale Rd N
– City of Kitchener (@CityKitchener) July 13, 2021