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2020 Capital Projects


2020 Paving - Contract A 
Contractor: ACE Enterprises Ltd.
Start Date: June 1, 2020
Streets Included/Construction Map(s): 
2020 Paving Contract A will include paving and installation of sidewalk and curb on Dagenais Drive from Daniels Court to Finlayson Drive (Including Avery Court and Glick Court). This project also includes milling and paving on Old Airport Road (South Bound Lanes Only) from Range Lake Road to Byrne Road as well storm sewer repairs near Range Lake Road. The final part of this contract will include asphalt installation on Norseman Laneway.
2020 Paving - Contract B 
Contractor: NWT Construction Ltd.
Start Date: Week of June 8, 2020
Streets Included/Construction Map(s):

Paving Contract B includes asphalt and concrete replacement on Hearne Hill Road and Otto Drive. New asphalt sidewalk will be installed throughout Otto Drive which will connecting to existing walkways on Hearne Hill Road as well as Morrison Drive. The project will also include asphalt installation on the gravel section of Enterprise Drive (From Grace Lake Boulevard to Melville Drive). Contract B will also include asphalt and curb repairs for sections of Stevens Crescent, 49th Avenue and McMahon Court.

2020 Water and Sewer Upgrade (54th Avenue)
Contractor: RTL Robinson Enterprises Ltd.
Start Date: June 1, 2020
Streets Included/Construction Map(s):

The 2020 Water and Sewer Upgrade will include replacement of watermain, sanitary sewer piping and residential services on 54th Avenue from 49th Street to School Draw Avenue.  


McMeekan Causeway Stabilization
Contractor: Northern Industrial Construction
Start Date: July 13, 2020

Slope stabilization work is scheduled to be completed on McMeekan Causeway this summer. Work on
the Causeway is estimated to take 8 weeks to complete, starting July 13th. For the majority of this
project, passage for boating vessels beneath the causeway will be maintained. However, there will be
times during this project when passage may be temporarily interrupted to allow for work to take place.
The City respectfully asks businesses and residents to follow posted signs and instructions from
workers on site for safe travel under the causeway.

In addition to this work under the causeway, the south‐east approach pathway located on McDonald
Drive will be upgraded. This work may require changes to traffic flow crossing the causeway. Proper
signage and flaggers will be used to direct traffic, and notice will be given beforehand of any traffic


City Hall Accessibility Upgrades
Contractor: Kasteel Construction and Coatings Inc. 
Start Date: July 6, 2020
As part of the City’s ongoing accessibility upgrades, the main stairs at the front of City Hall will be undergoing repairs during the summer of 2020.

Access to City Hall will be available via the lower entrance on 49 Avenue only. To access the Customer Services desk in the main lobby, the elevator should be used, one person at a time unless users are from the same household.

Traffic Light Upgrades
This year’s traffic light upgrades will include installation of cameras for traffic detection and countdown crosswalk timers at the intersections of Range Lake Road/Old Airport Road and Byrne Road/Old Airport Road.  As well, the intersection of Forrest Drive and Franklin Avenue will see the addition of an advanced left turn from Franklin Avenue onto Forrest Drive.


Folk on the Rocks Upgrades
2020 will see the completion of the repair work to the main stage on the Folk on the Rocks site that began in 2019.


Tommy Forrest Ballpark Upgrades
In partnership with the Yellowknife Men’s Fastball Association, the City will continue upgrades to Tommy Forrest Ballpark.  Work scheduled for 2020 includes installation of a playground and other amenities.


Hordal-Bagon Park Completion
In 2019 a playground was installed at the newly created park on Spence Road.  Completion of this park, including turf installation, is planned for 2020.


Engle Trail Development
As part of the Engle Business District, a trail adjacent to a large pond within the development will be completed in 2020.  The trail will connect to the Fiddler’s Lagoon Road.

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Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Administrator - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699