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Ramara Road 51 at the Talbot Road - Road Re-opened

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - Please be advised that Ramara Road 51 (Talbot Road) has been reopened in between Regional Road 50 and Concession Road A.

Talbot Road Public Notice from the Regional Municipality of Durham

Bayview Drive

Please be advised that starting July 9th, 2019 for the next 8 weeks, weather depending, there will be traffic delays on Bayview Drive as a result of the watermain installation. It should be noted that construction sites can be dangerous, and could pose potential safety hazards. Please respect any construction fencing in place.

PUBLIC NOTICE

Upcoming Projects and Closures 2019

Please be advised that there are several road construction projects occurring this summer and fall. All road closures will be put up on the Township website as well as through our Everbridge system. To access road closure alerts through Everbridge, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to the Township of Ramara website – www.ramara.ca
  2. Scroll down to 'Online Services'
  3. Click on CIS – Community Information System
  4. Click on 'Sign Up today!'
  5. Beside 'Don't have an account' Click 'Sign up'
  6. Fill out the profile about yourself and click 'create your account.'
  7. Fill out your profile and how you want to be informed and click 'next.'
  8. Fill out your location and click 'verify this address' or click 'skip this'
  9. Now choose on what you want to be informed about. Please note that road closures are under Municipal Works. Please click the box or boxes and click 'Save & Continue'
  10. Fill out the 'information' page and click 'next' or click 'skip this'
  11. Review your profile and click 'finish'

2019 Municipal Works Project List

1) Gravel Resurfacing (starts June 17, 2019)

  • Benson Road (east of Willison Sideroad)
  • Concession Road 1 (Highway 12 - boundary)
  • Concession Road 3 (east of Sideroad 5)
  • Concession Road 8 (east of County Road 169)
  • Concession Road 9 (east of County Road 169 to Dalrymple)
  • Concession Road 10 (Courtland Street - lake)
  • Concession Road 10 (east of Sideroad 5)
  • Concession Road 12 (west of Kirkfield Road)
  • Concession Road 13 (Sideroad 15 - County Road 169)
  • Fairgrounds Road (Flat Rapids Bridge - boundary)
  • John Street (Concession Road 7 - Glenrest Drive)
  • Lakeview Drive (east of Parkside Drive)
  • Line 2 (County Road 169 - Smith Sideroad)
  • Maple Avenue
  • Mara-Rama Boundary (Rama Road - Willison Sideroad)
  • Peter Street (Concession Road 7 - Glenrest Drive)
  • Sideroad 20 (Highway 12 - Concession Road 11)
  • Sideroad 25 (Concession Road 11 - Concession Road 12)
  • Stone Gate Road (west of Ramara Road 47)

2) Roadside Mowing (starts June 17, 2019)

  • Occurs twice per year (June 17, 2019 and around August 26, 2019)
  • The second round of roadside mowing only occurs to areas in high traffic volumes or high traffic intersections.

3) Weed Spraying

  • Occurs as needed between June 15th to September 1st

4) Dust Suppressant (starts June 11, 2019)

  • One to two applications on gravel roads

5) Street Sweeping

  • Contractor completed

6) Spray Patching

  • Ongoing as needed while temperatures are above 50C

7) Lake Outlets

  • Several lake outlets to be cleared under LSRCA permit after July 1st of each year

8) Lagoon City Bridges (Wood)

  • Repainting – Started June 24

9) Muckle Drain (Off Glenrest)

  • Dig out and partially pipe after July 1st

10) Bridges and Culverts (July 1 – Sept 1)

  • Concession Road 3 cross culvert east of Sideroad 5
  • Concession Road 11 cross culvert repair near #4395
  • Holiday Road cross culvert at Lakeshore
  • Laguna Parkway north bridge - repair under structure
  • Lone Birch cross culvert near Maple
  • Louis Lane cross culvert
  • McRae Park Road cross culvert repair between Muley Point Road and Glencoe Beach Road
  • Pinetree shorewall
  • Riverleigh Drive cross culvert near #7824
  • Sideroad 5 cross culvert between Concession Road 2 and Concession Road 3 - headwall repair

11) Ditching (starts in the fall)

  • Fountain Drive
  • Joyland Drive (both sides)
  • More to be added to the list

2019 Municipal Works Projects

1) Amilia Drive (Louis Lane – Glenrest)

  • Slurry (late August early September)

2) Beaver Trail (Lake Avenue to cul-de-sac)

  • Slurry (late August early September)

3) Bluebird Street (Airport Road – Sheba)

  • Engineering and cost estimates in 2019 for raising road to be included in 2020 proposed budget.

4) Concession Road A (James Dick Quarry – Ramara Road 47)

  • Pulverization  - complete
  • Sectional road re-stabilization with removal of top and some base course material and reinforcing with combigrid
  • Road reshaping
  • Additional gravel
  • double hi float surface treatment late August early September

5) Concession Road A (Sideroad 15 – Lakeshore Drive)

  • Pulverization  - complete
  • Cross culvert replacement - complete
  • Sectional road re-stabilization with removal of top and some base course material and reinforcing with combigrid
  • Road reshaping
  • Additional gravel
  • double hi float surface treatment late August early September

6) Concession Road 9 (east of County Road 169 - #1800)

  • Slurry (late August early September)

7) Concession Road 9 (east of #2596 to #2469)

  • Sectional road re-stabilization with removal of top and some base course material and reinforcing with combigrid
  • Road reshaping
  • Additional gravel
  • Dust suppressant

8) Concession Road 10 (Highway 12 – Sideroad 15)

  • Slurry (late August early September)

9) Courtland Street (Balsam Road to Anderson Avenue)

  • Slurry (late August early September)

10) Dalrymple Drive

  • Mailboxes on west side moved to east side
  • Road reshaping
  • double hi float surface treatment late August early September

11) Fawn Bay Road (Rama Road to #5555)

  • Pulverize  
  • Sectional road re-stabilization with removal of top and some base course material and reinforcing with combigrid
  • Road reshaping
  • Additional gravel
  • double hi float surface treatment late August early September

12) Glen Cedar Drive (McRae Park Road to bottom of hill

  • Slurry (late August early September)

13) Glen Cedar Drive (Bottom of hill north to stop sign)

  • Ditching
  • Excavation of top course gravel to apply combigrid
  • Road reshaping
  • Additional gravel
  • double hi float surface treatment by late August early September

 

14) Glen Ellen Drive (#7293 – Rama Road)

  • Slurry (late August early September)

15) Lakeshore Drive ( Concession Road 2 – Concession Road 3)

  • Pulverize  
  • Sectional road re-stabilization with removal of top and some base course material and reinforcing with combigrid
  • Road reshaping
  • Additional gravel
  • double hi float surface treatment late August early September

16) Orkney Heights

  • Pulverize
  • Road reshaping
  • double hi float surface treatment late August early September

17) Patricia Drive (Balsam – Paget)

  • Engineering and cost estimates in 2019 for reconstruction to be included in the 2020 proposed budget

18) Queen Street (Highway 12 – Ogden)

  • Pulverize
  • Road reshaping
  • Shouldering
  • Asphalt paving by September 15, 2019

 19) Ramara Road 47 (Swing Bridge – Talbot River)

  • Funding application submitted
  • Engineering completed
  • Public information session to be scheduled in July
  • Construction expected to begin after Labour Day weekend

20) Sideroad 25 (Highway 12 – Concession Road 11)

  • Slurry (late August early September)

21) Sideroad 25 (Monck Road – Mara Rama Boundary)

  • Sectional road re-stabilization with removal of top and some base course material and reinforcing with combigrid
  • Road reshaping and compacted
  • Dust suppressant applied

 22) Sideroad 25 (Concession Road 12 south to bottom of hill)

  • Shoulder reclaiming - complete
  • Ditching/ rock blasting late fall

23) Southview Drive

  • Pulverize
  • Water and sewer works
  • Road reshaping
  • Shouldering
  • Asphalt paving by September 15, 2019

24) Spyglass Point

  • Slurry (late August early September)

25) Woodland Drive (McRae Park Road to bottom of hill)

  • Road reshaping
  • double hi float surface treatment late August early September

 

NOTE: All Completion Dates Are Estimates And Weather Permitting.

Please visit the Township of Ramara's website or signup to Everbridge for more details of these and other projects not yet scheduled.