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The Road Ahead

The Engineering department is responsible for project management, environmental assessment studies, design, contract administration, site inspection, field coordination services and surveys on municipal infrastructure projects.

Exciting Work Along Barrie's Waterfront 

From Memorial Square and Meridian Place, to Centennial Park Improvements and the new Military Heritage Park, there are many exciting projects happening near Barrie's waterfront. But all this work doesn't mean you can't have fun along Barrie's beautiful waterfront this summer!

Road Design Projects Underway
Related webpage: Completed Environmental Assessments
City
Budget
Expected
Construction Start
Harvie Road / Big Bay Point Road / Crossing of Highway 400
Connecting Harvie Road to Big Bay Point Road across Highway 400.
$2.6M 2019–20
Mapleview Drive Sanitary Forcemain Twinning & Pumping Station Upgrades
Upgrades to Holly Pumping Station & twinning of the sanitary forcemain on Mapleview.
$17M  2017–19
2017 Road Construction Projects
The below list is updated each spring
City
Budget
Expected
Completion
Asphalt Resurfacing
Various locations.
$4.55M Sept. 2017
Centennial Park Improvements
Ongoing project (initiated in 2013)
$7.4M Nov. 2017
Cundles Road & Duckworth Street Reconstruction
Ongoing project (initiated October 2013)
$44.5M June 2017
Dunlop / Miller Intersection 
Reconstruction and widening of Dunlop Street West & Tiffin Street/Miller Drive Intersection.
$1.53M Dec. 2018 
Essa Road ACDC New Railway Crossing 
Installation of grade crossing warning system (flashing lights, bells, gates & cantilever); modifications to traffic signals at Essa/Gowan & Tiffin/Essa/Bradford intersections.
$710K  Dec. 2017
Essa Road Infrastructure Improvements
Essa Rd, Anne–Gowan & Innisfil St, Essa–Caroline: Installation of storm sewer, sanitary sewer, watermain, traffic signals, curb, sidewalk, boulevards & road restoration.
$8.85M  Dec. 2017
Ferndale Drive North Reconstruction
Tiffin Street to Dunlop Street
$9.1M June 2017
Glen Echo & College Crescent Watermain 
Watermain replacement including road restoration.
 $900K  Dec. 2017
Johnson Street Improvements
Shanty Bay Rd to Lake Simcoe: Road reconstruction including replacement of the existing storm outlet, new watermain & replacement sanitary forcemain.
$1.47M Dec. 2017
Little Avenue Retaining Wall 
Removal and replacement of existing retaining wall.
$180K Sept. 2017
Mapleview Drive East Improvements
Huronia Road to Country Lane
$13.3M Dec. 2017
McKay Road Bridge Replacement
At Highway 400 (Ministry of Transportation Project)
$2.5M Dec. 2017
Meridian Place Development  $5.2M Nov. 2017
Morrow Road Reconstruction
Ardagh Road to Patterson Road
$3.88M Fall 2017
Mulcaster Street Storm Outlet Replacement
Heritage Park
$1.13M July 2017
Rodney Street
Collingwood to Kempenfelt: Road reconstruction including replacement of existing watermain, sanitary sewer & storm sewer & installation of new concrete sidewalk.
 $900K Nov. 2017
Royal Oak / Gables (Phase Two) $11.94M* Nov. 2018
Sanitary Sewer Rehab (lining) 
Approximately 400m of cured In Place Pipe Sewer Rehabilitation for sanitary sewers on St. Vincent Street, Blake–Duckworth.
$315K
Oct. 2017
Sidewalk Infill (Ferndale & Wellington)
Maple Avenue Sidewalk 

Installation of concrete sidewalk on Wellington St. and Ferndale Rd. Replacement of existing sidewalk on Maple Ave. north of Dunlop St.
$1M  Fall 2017
Tiffin Street / Highway 400 Underpass Expansion
(Ministry of Transportation Project) 
$4.2M 2019
Trunk Watermains, Annexation Lands
Trunk watermains on Ashford Drive, Madelaine Drive, Sandringham Drive, Consort Drive, Sun King Crescent and Royal Jubilee Drive.
 $8.5M  2017–18

Watermain Replacement: Baldwin Lane & Grove Street
Baldwin Ln, Marshall–Bayview & Grove St, Davies–Cook: Road restoration, replacement of existing water services on both Baldwin & Grove, & replacement of sanitary sewer on Baldwin.

$1.84M Oct. 2017
(Top course asphalt June 2018) 
Wildflower Court Storm Sewer 
Installation of storm sewer including maintenance holes & catch basins, including restoration.
$275K Dec. 2017
*all phases


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