48 Street Reconstruction

48th Street between Black Gold Drive and 46th Avenue

Funding Support: Federal Gas Tax Fund
Timeline: 2021
Questions about this project? Email:  engineering@leduc.ca
Phone:  780-980-7107
Questions about construction in general? FAQs


Full reconstruction of the road and City of Leduc utilities including:

  • Removal and replacement of the sanitary and waterlines, including laterals to property line.
  • Removal and replacement of concrete curbs and sidewalks.
  • Full-depth road reconstruction.
  • Surface removals will likely commence in June 2021 to permit utilitiy work in July and August during the Ecole Leduc Junior High School summer break.
  • The road reconstruction will follow and continue into the fall.

Project Updates

Sept. 14, 2021 Complete Sod is complete. Project substanitially finished, save for a few minor deficiencies and some clean-up. 
Sept. 8, 2021 On-time Topsoil is complete. Sod is expected late this week or next week. 
Sept. 1, 2021 On-time Paving and concrete work are complete. This week (weather pending) top-soiling continues with sod to follow. Minor touch-ups and clean-up to be completed. 
August 26, 2021 On-time Paving is complete; road is open to traffic. West sidewalk is open to pedestrians. Remaining east sidewalk concrete repairs are anticipated to occur this week, weather pending. Landscaping is also expected to begin this week, and conclude after the east sidewalk is finished. 
August 19, 2021 On-time Concrete work for the cub and gutter and west sidewalk is complete. Paving is scheduled for this week, with landscaping and east sidewalk to follow. 
August 11, 2021 On-time Concrete work for curb and gutter and the west sidewalk is expected to be complete this week. Paving is tentatively scheduled for next week, following a gravel touch-up. The east sidewalk spot repairs will likely occur after paving.
August 4, 2021 On-time Concrete forming and pouring is taking place this week, starting with the east curb and gutter. The west curb and gutter, and west separate sidewalk, will follow. Additional gravel work to take place next week in preparation for paving. 
July 28, 2021 On-time Subgrade cement stabilization is complete. Granular base course on road and sidewalk is currently underway and is expected to be ready for concrete by the end of this week. Concrete work is anticipated to start next week. 
July 21, 2021 On-time Underground work is complete. Surface work is scheduled to begin late this week with subgrade stabilization, which will be followed by gravel next week. Concrete work is expected to begin in the next week or two. 
July 14, 2021 On-time Underground utility replacements will wrap up this week, followed by backfill. Surface work is anticipated to begin next week. 
July 7, 2021 On-time Underground work continues this week and some residents remain on temporary water service. Storm system replacement will begin once water and sanitary is completed. Underground work is expected to continue next week. 
June 30, 2021 On-time Work continues on the replacement of water and sanitary main lines. Surface removals continue while backfilling behind the deep utilities. Some residents remain on temporary water, and others are set up for temporary water service to begin next week. Underground work will continue next week as well. 
June 24, 2021 On-time Surface removals are underway, and replacement of water and sanitary main lines/services at the north end (near 46 Avenue) have begun. Some homes are on a temporary water supply and will receive direct notice of any anticipated water outages. Road closure is anticipated to extend to Black Gold Drive next week. 
June 16, 2021 On-time Work is scheduled to begin the week of June 21, 2021, with surface removals. 48 Street will be closed between 45 and 46 Avenues. Temporary water service will be set up for affected residents in preparation for upcoming sanitary and water line replacement. The following week, the road closure will extend from Black Gold Drive to 46 Avenue until the end of August. Residents directly impacted were provided notice with details from the contractor this week. 
June 10, 2021 Scheduled Work is schedued to begin the week of June 21, 2021. 48th Street will be closed between 46th and 45th Avenues as excavation of the road starts. The following week, the road will be closed between Black Gold Drive and 46th Avenue for all of July and August. 
May 27, 2021 Scheduled Project has been awarded. Additional information will follow prior to construction after a start-up meeting is held with the contractor. 
April 12, 2021 Scheduled Project currently in the design and procurment phase and additonal information will follow prior to construction.