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2020 Asphalt Resurfacing

Project construction budget is $4.1M and expected completion date is Fall 2020. Asphalt resurfacing including concrete curb and sidewalk repairs on selected streets.

The asphalt surface of the noted streets has deteriorated with patches, multiple cracks and some rutting. The primary purpose of the asphalt road resurfacing is to prevent roads from deteriorating to the point that they would require more extensive and costly rehabilitation and/or reconstruction.

Project Updates

September 18, 2020

Dunlop Street is generally complete. ​

All streets are generally complete. Contractor will be cleaning up any deficiencies and performing restoration in the week of September 21. This is anticipated to be completed by Friday, September 25, weather permitting. ​

Previous Updates   

September 11, 2020

Asphalt removal is anticipated to begin on Dunlop Street on the night of Monday September 14. Paving and line painting are anticipated to be completed by Friday, September 18, weather permitting.
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August 28, 2020

Asphalt removal and replacement on Dunlop Street is now anticipated to begin the week of September 16​, weather permitting.​​

August 21, 2020

Work on Saunders Road is generally complete. 

Asphalt work on Dunlop Street is anticipated to begin the week of August 31, weather permitting.

Contrctor is currently working on any deficiencies or outstanding work on the completed streets.

August 14, 2020

Work on Fraser Court is complete.

Work on Saunders Road is nearing completion. Surface asphalt will be placed on Monday, August 17.

The work on Dunlop Street is anticipated to begin the week of August 24, weather permitting. This work will occur at night.

August 7, 2020

Work on Harding Avenue is generally complete. Line painting is scheduled to be completed early next week.

Work on Fraser Court is nearing completion. Top asphalt placement is scheduled for Monday, August 10, weather permitting.

Asphalt removal will begin on Saunders Road Monday, August 10. It is anticipated that the base asphalt will be placed Friday, August 14 and surface asphalt will be placed Monday, August 17, weather permitting.

There will be a local road closure for this work. The road will be closed from 7am to 7pm during this work; it will be opened at the end of each day. Please do not park on the street during the hours of 7am to 7pm. Access will be maintained for emergency services and businesses. We ask that you try to limit driving in/out the construction area as much as possible during the work. It is anticipated the work will be complete by Monday, August 17 weather-permitting.

July 31, 2020

Work on Firman Drive and Herrell Avenue is generally complete.

Work on Harding Ave is nearing completion and is anticipated to be complete by August 7, weather-permitting.

Work will be begin on Fraser Court Tuesday, August 4. There will be a local road closure for this work. The road will be closed from 7am to 7pm during this work; it will be opened at the end of each day. Please do not park on the street during the hours of 7am to 7pm. Access will be maintained for emergency services and businesses on Fraser Court. We ask that you try to limit driving in/out the construction area as much as possible during the work. It is anticipate the work will be complete by Monday, August 10 weather-permitting. 

July 24, 2020

Asphalt Paving on Herrell Avenue and Firman Drive is anticipated to be completed by Monday, July 27.

Asphalt removal on Harding Avenue will begin on Tuesday, July 28. Concrete removal and replacement as well as asphalt paving is anticipated to be completed by Friday, August 7, weather-permitting. There will be a local road closure for this work. The road will be closed from 7am to 7pm during this work; it will be opened at the end of each day. Please do not park on the street during the hours of 7am to 7pm. Access will be maintained for emergency services and residents that live on Harding Avenue. We ask that residents try to limit driving in/out the construction area as much as possible during the work. Work will not occur on the weekend.

July 9, 2020

Work on Mapleton Avenue is generally complete.

Asphalt removal will begin on Herrell Avenue and Firman Drive starting  Monday, July 13, the work is anticipated to be complete by the week of July 27, weather permitting.  There will be a local road closure for this work. The road will be closed from 7am to 7pm during this work; it will be opened at the end of each day. Please do not park on the street during the hours of 7am to 7pm. Access will be maintained for emergency services and residents that live on Herrell Avenue. We ask that residents try to limit driving in/out the construction area as much as possible during the work.

June 25, 2020

Due to weather, the paving works were delayed on Mapleton Avenue between Ardagh Road and White Elm Road. Paving will now occur on Tuesday, June 30 and Thursday, July 2. Due to the delay this week, asphalt removal and paving on Mapleton Avenue from White Elm Road to Essa is now anticipated to be complete the week of July 6th to July 10th, weather-permitting.

During the asphalt removal and paving on Mapleton, there will be no on-street parking from 7am to 7pm. Access will be provided to driveways at all times, however while work occurs in front of driveways there may be an approximate access delay of up to 30 minutes. Street parking will resume the day after the work is complete, weather-permitting.

June 19, 2020

Concrete work is complete on all streets except Harding Avenue.

Asphalt removal is anticipated to begin Monday, June 22 on Mapleton Avenue from Ardagh Road to White Elm Road. Paving of this section is anticipated to be complete by Friday, June 26, weather depending.

Asphalt removal and paving of Mapleton Avenue from White Elm Road to Essa Road is anticipated to begin the week of June 29 and expected to be complete by Monday, July 6, weather permitted.

During the asphalt removal and paving on Mapleton, there will be no on-street parking from 7am to 7pm. Access will be provided to driveways at all times, however while work occurs in front of driveways there may be an approximate access delay of up to 30 minutes. Street parking will resume the day after the work is complete, weather-permitting.

June 5, 2020

  • Work on Caplan Avenue and Cartwright Drive is generally complete.
  • Concrete work on all streets except Mapleton Avenue and Harding Avenue are complete.
  • Concrete work, restoration and adjustments of maintenance holes will occur onMapleton Avenue the week of June 8 to 12.

May 29, 2020

    Work on Barrie View Drive and Georgian Drive are generally complete.
  • Surface Course Asphalt on Caplan Avenue was delayed due to rain. It will be complete Monday, June 1 at night.
  • Asphalt removal will begin on Cartwright Drive Monday, June 1, asphalt paving is anticipated to be completed by Friday, June 5, weather permitting.  There will be a local road closure for this work. The road will be closed from 7am to 7pm during this work; it will be opened at the end of each day. Please do not park on the street during the hours of 7am to 7pm. Access will be maintained for emergency services and residents that live on Cartwright Drive. We ask that residents try to limit driving in/out the construction area as much as possible during the work.
  • Concrete work will continue on Mapleton Avenue next week. ​

May 21, 2020

    ​​Asphalt removal and asphalt replacement will begin on Sunday, May 24, 2020,Barrie View Drive and Caplan Avenue. This work will be completed at night (approximately 7pm to 7am). On Thursday, May 28, 2020, the surface asphalt work will begin at 5pm on Caplan Avenue. This will allow all the surface asphalt work to be completed in one night. It is anticipated the work will be completed by Friday, weather-permitting.
  • Concrete removal and replacement will continue on Herrell Avenue, Firman Avenue, Mapleton Drive, and Saunders Road next week.
  • Asphalt removal and replacement is scheduled to begin on Monday, June 1, 2020Cartwright Drive. The work is anticipated to be completed by Friday, June 5, 2020, weather-permitting. There will be a local road closure for this work. The road will be closed from 7am to 7pm during this work; it will be opened at the end of each day. Please do not park on the street during the hours of 7am to 7pm. Access will be maintained for emergency services and residents that live on Cartwright Drive. We ask that residents try to limit driving in/out the construction area as much as possible during the work.

May 15, 2020

  • Base course asphalt was completed on Georgian Drive this week. Surface course asphalt and line painting will be completed next week on Georgian Drive.  Georgian Drive will be complete by the end of next week (May 22), weather permitting.
  • Concrete removal and replacement will occur on Herrell Avenue and Mapleton Avenue next week (May 19-May 22), weather permitting.
  • Asphalt removal and placement is scheduled for Barrie View Drive and Caplan Avenue for the week of May 25 to May 29. This work will occur at night.

May 8, 2020

  • Concrete removal and replacement on Georgian Drive is complete. Asphalt removal on Georgian Drive will begin Monday, May 11. Base asphalt placement is anticipated to begin Wednesday, May 13. With top asphalt expected to be completed by May 22, weather depending. ​
  • Concrete removal and replacement will continue on Barrie View Drive, Caplan Drive, Cartwright Drive and Herrell next week.​​

Roadways

The 2020 Asphalt Resurfacing project includes the following roadways. Please visit Pavement Management to learn about how the City selects candidates for pavement rehabilitation, asbestos in asphalt, and more.

Road Resurfacing

  • Barrie View Drive, Mapleview Dr to Limit (COMPLETE)
  • Caplan Avenue, Barrie View Dr to Bryne Dr (COMPLETE)
  • Cartwright Drive, Cundles Rd E to Cardinal St (COMPLETE)
  • Dunlop Street, Highway 400 to Anne St (COMPLETE)
  • Fraser Court, Morrow Rd to Limit (COMPLETE)
  • Georgian Drive, Gaille Court to Penetanguishene Rd (COMPLETE)
  • Harding Avenue, Ferris Lane to Cundles Ave E (COMPLETE)
  • Mapleton Avenue, Essa Rd to Ardagh Rd (COMPLETE)

End of Life Pavement Rehabilitation

  • Firman Drive, Little Ave to Gosney Cres (COMPLETE)
  • Herrell Avenue, Huronia Rd to Firman Dr. (COMPLETE)
  • Saunders Road, Huronia Rd to Rawson Ave (COMPLETE)

Project Scheduling

The work on each street will start with concrete curb and sidewalk replacements, followed by the asphalt repaving work. 
The Contractor commenced construction on Georgian Drive between Gaille Court and Penetanguishene Road the week of April 20, 2020.

The exact timing of the work on the other road sections is being determined through coordination with various road reconstruction projects within the City. However, th​e Contractor will set up signage prior to commencing the work on each road section to provide advanced notification of the upcoming construction activities. 

Affected Services

Water, sanitary, sewer, Hydro, Telephone, Cable TV, and gas services should not be affected by the construction, barring any unforeseen circumstances.

Curbside Collection: On the normal curbside collection day, residents are asked to place all garbage, organics, recyclables and yard waste materials at the front of your property as usual by 7am, otherwise these items might not be picked up. The construction contractor will remove these items and take them to outside of the construction zone, for pickup by the City’s waste pickup contractor.

Access to Properties

All reasonable efforts will be made to maintain vehicle access to driveways. However, there may be some temporary interruptions to access during construction. Access will be restored as quickly as possible. The Contractor will provide prior notice of any imminent access restrictions to the businesses and residents. Pedestrian access to all homes and businesses will be maintained during construction.

Safety

The Contractor is required to conduct his work in a safe manner, including fencing of deep excavations, etc. We ask that you take extra caution during the construction period to ensure everyone’s safety

Traffic Impact

All road will remain open to through traffic during construction, although lane closures and restrictions can be expected in order to accommodate construction activities. We ask for your patience in such instances.​​

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