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Road Design Project

Essa Rd New Transmission Watermain & Road Expansion

This transportation improvement project along Essa Road in southwest Barrie extends from Coughlin Road to north of Mapleview Drive West. 

The Mapleview Drive and Essa Road intersection is not included in this project.

The scope of work includes the design of a multi-use trail, concrete sidewalk and curb, 5 lanes to match Essa Road north of Coughlin Road, and local stormwater management improvements.

Project Updates

May 2020: 90% Detailed Design package under development.

Project Features

The design concept includes:

  • A combination of traditional and modern stormwater management solutions such as low-impact development structures and a new stormwater management pond.
  • New and improved 2m wide sidewalk and 3m wide multi-use trail to connect existing multi-modal transportation methods north of Coughlin Road and along Mapleview Drive West.
  • Construction of 2 lanes each direction for north and southbound traffic.
  • A continuous centre turn lane for the length of the improvement project.
  • Concrete curb and gutters.
  • Minimizing property impacts through design mitigation and refinements.

Schedule

Q2 2020  Finalization of detailed design & preparation of Tender Ready documents
2021Property
​2024​Utilities
2025Construction Start

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