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Road Construction Project

McDonald Street Municipal Parking Lot Reconstruction

The reconstruction of McDonald Street parking lot between Mulcaster Street and Poyntz Street includes pavement rehabilitation, storm infrastructure improvements, lighting and concrete curb repairs. 

Project Updates​

May 21, 2021

The work is nearing completion.  Top asphalt is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, May 29.  The parking lot will be opened when the asphalt work is completed.

​Previous Updates

April 29, 2021

Work is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 3. The parking lot will be closed for the duration of the work, access for authorized vehicles only will be provided. Pedestrian access will be maintained to the Barrie Courthouse/Simcoe County Courthouse at all times. Work will begin with landscaping works, bollard installation and concrete works, followed by electrical work, new streetlight installation and removal of the existing streetlights. Top course asphalt will be placed at the end of the work. The work is anticipated to be completed by the end of May 2021, weather permitting.

November 24, 2020

The project was delayed due to unforeseen underground conditions and weather. All underground works are complete. Surface works in stage 1 are generally complete. Concrete work and base asphalt for stage 2 is scheduled for this week. The project is anticipated to finish up for the year by December 4. Streetlight installation, top asphalt, and restoration will be completed in the spring.​

​October 29, 2020

​The storm sewer work in phase one is complete. The curb, sidewalk and asphalt in phase one is anticipated to be complete by November 6, 2020 (weather permitting). Phase two work is anticipated to commence the week of November 9, 2020. The project is on track to be completed by November 20, 2020.

September 14, 2020

The project is anticipated to begin the week of September 21, 2020. The work is anticipated to be completed by the end of November 2020, weather-permitting.​

Project Features

  • Replacement of the concrete curbs where necessary
  • Minor grading 
  • Asphalt removal and replacement
  • Upgrading the storm infrastructure 
  • Line painting
  • Parking lot illumination upgrades​​

Parking Alternatives

The parking lot along Mulcaster Street will be closed to public for the duration of the project. Street parking along Mulcaster Street and Collier Street, as well as various City parking lots in the area, will remain available. Please refer to the Downtown Parking Map for detail..

Courthouse Remains Accessible

Though parking will be limited, pedestrian access to the Barrie Courthouse/Simcoe County Courthouse will be maintained.

Affected Services

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

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