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Hotchkiss Creek Culvert Replacement

The City of Barrie Engineering Department is completing the detail design replacement of the existing 1.5m CSP culvert on Innisfil Street between Brock St. and Tiffin St. on Hotchkiss Creek. The existing culvert will be replaced by a larger open bottom box culvert in accordance with the City’s Storm drainage master plan. The larger culvert will reduced flooding under large rain events. 

Project Features

Highlights include:

  • Removal of the existing CSP
  • Minor Utility relocations
  • Replacement of the culvert
  • Minor creek rehabilitation works
  • Minor tree removals and plantings
  • Restorations

Affected Services

Services including water, electricity and communication (telephone and internet) are not expected to be affected during this work. Should services needed to be temporarily impacted off during the work, the City will notify you in advance.


The project is currently in the detail design phase and is approximately 90 percent complete. Pending budget utility relocations and permitting, the schedule is as follows:

  • Tree Removal March 2019
  • Minor Utility Relocations Spring 2019
  • Construction Summer 2019

Traffic Impacts

Innisfil Street will need to be closed for the duration of the work. Detour routes will be in place directing traffic around the area. Access for local residents will be maintained at all times, however, delays can be expected.

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