The work of the City's Corporate Asset Management, Development Services, and Infrastructure departments each impact various design and construction projects across Barrie. Corporate Facilities' planning and development staff oversee facility projects that support select City services.
Construction projects may require road closures.
Generally speaking, infrastructure projects are informed by a master plan or planning process, and project cycles may include environmental assessment studies, detailed design, then construction.
Proactive renewal programs including Early Life Pavement Preservation, Asphalt Crack Sealing, and Road Resurfacing help extend the life of a road and reduce total investment over the long term.
Annual pond sediment removal is required to ensure that stormwater management ponds function properly.
Completed in August 2023.
The Traffic Calming Program consists of three main initiatives: radar speed boards, temporary speed cushions, and permanent speed cushions.
To provide cathodic protection to aging metallic watermains by exposing the watermain and welding on a zinc anode, which increases service life by preventing rust on metallic watermains.
To retrofit a portion of the Wastewater Treatment Facility (WwTF) in order to meet new Provincial regulations.
Completed in May 2023.
Nestled on the south-eastern edge of Barrie overlooking Kempenfelt Bay, the Allandale Train Station was the hub of activity in the early 1900’s for the Grand Trunk Railway.
New Booster Pumping Station (BPS) and rehabilitation of the reservoir, located at 164 Anne Street North.
Completed in June 2023.