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Ramara Road 47

Please be advised that Ramara Road 47 between the Swing Bridge and Talbot River will be closed November 5, 2019 until 5:00 p.m. Emergency service vehicles, School Buses and Garbage / Recycling Equipment will be able to get through, however there will be a delay.

When underway, Ramara Road 47 between the Swing Bridge and Talbot River will be closed from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily for approximately 3 weeks due to construction. During this time, service vehicles will be able to get through, however there will be a delay. The Township of Ramara will advise when the work has been completed.

Fern Resort Road Dock

Please be advised that starting on September 11, 2019 until otherwise noted, the dock at the end of Fern Resort Road will have portions that are closed due to damage. Residents who use this area are asked to avoid the closed off section and use the dock at their own risk. The Township of Ramara is working diligently on finding solutions to fix the area.  

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

Gravel Resurfacing – started June 17, 2019

  1. Benson Road (east of Willison Sideroad) – completed July 2, 2019
  2. Concession Road 1 (Highway 12 - boundary) – completed June 18, 2019
  3. Concession Road 3 (east of Sideroad 5) – completed July 9, 2019
  4. Concession Road 8 (east of County Road 169) – completed July 9, 2019
  5. Concession Road 9 (east of County Road 169 to Dalrymple) – completed June 20, 2019
  6. Concession Road 10 (Courtland Street - lake) – completed July 16, 2019
  7. Concession Road 10 (east of Sideroad 5) – completed July 11, 2019
  8. Concession Road 12 (west of Kirkfield Road) – completed July 15, 2019
  9. Concession Road 13 (Sideroad 15 - County Road 169) – completed June 24, 2019
  10. Concession Road 13 (Fairvalley Road – Sideroad 15) – completed June 24, 2019
  11. Concession Road M-N (McArthur – King River) – completed July 9, 2019
  12. Fairgrounds Road (Flat Rapids Bridge - boundary) – completed July 4, 2019
  13. John Street (Concession Road 7 - Glenrest Drive) – completed July 15, 2019
  14. Lakeview Drive (east of Parkside Drive) – completed July 16, 2019
  15. Line 2 (County Road 169 - Smith Sideroad) – completed July 2, 2019
  16. Maple Avenue – completed July 17, 2019
  17. Mara-Rama Boundary (Rama Road - Willison Sideroad) – completed June 27, 2019
  18. McArthur Sideroad – completed July 9, 2019
  19. Peter Street (Concession Road 7 - Glenrest Drive) – completed July 15, 2019
  20. Sideroad 20 (Highway 12 – Concession Road 9) – completed June 25, 2019
  21. Sideroad 20 (Highway 12 - Concession Road 11) – completed June 24, 2019
  22. Sideroad 25 (Concession Road 11 - Concession Road 12) – completed June 26, 2019
  23. Stone Gate Road (west of Ramara Road 47) – completed July 9, 2019

    Roadside Mowing - started June 17, 2019
    • Occurs twice per year (mid to late June and late August)
    • Not all areas are included in the second round.
    • Second round scheduled to begin August 26, 2019

Weed Spraying

    • As needed between June 15th to September 1st of each year

Dust Suppressant - started June 11, 2019

    • One to two coats

Street Sweeping

    • Contractor sweeps approximately 65 km each spring – complete
    • Township backhoe sweeps remaining streets and intersections - complete

 

Spray Patching

    • Ongoing while temperatures are above 50C

 

Lake Outlets

    • Several lake outlets are cleared, under LSRCA permit, after July 1st of each year up until March 31st
    • Muckle drain (off Glenrest) – to be dug out and partially piped after July 1st under LSRCA permit

 

Bridges and Culverts – summer/fall

  1. Allan Carrick Road – cross culvert replacement
  2. Concession Road 3 - cross culvert relocation east of Sideroad 5
  3. Concession Road 11 - cross culvert repair near #4395
  4. Concession Road 12 - cross culvert replacement near #4569
  5. Concession Road D-E – cross culvert replacement west of Sideroad 5-6
  6. Edgehill Road – cross culvert replacement near Bonnie Beach
  7. Holiday Road  - cross culvert replacement at Lakeshore
  8. Lagoon City - wood bridges – paint - complete
  9. Laguna Parkway - north bridge - repair under structure
  10. Lone Birch - cross culvert replacement near Maple
  11. Louis Lane - cross culvert replacement
  12. McRae Park Road - cross culvert repair between Muley Point Road and Glencoe Beach Road
  13. Pinetree - shorewall erosion repair
  14. Riverleigh Drive - cross culvert replacement near #7824
  15. Sideroad 5 - cross culvert headwall repair between Concession Road 2 and Concession Road 3

Construction Projects

1.      Amilia Drive (Louis Lane – Glenrest)  - slurry application to complete project (late August early September)

2.      Beaver Trail – slurry application to complete project (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) – road has been pulverized, approximately eight inches to be removed from 500 meters, combigrid sheeting applied, gravel reinstated, shaped, compacted, double surface treated (September completion)

5.         Concession Road A (Sideroad 15 – Lakeshore Drive) - road has been pulverized and cross culvert replaced, approximately eight inches to be removed, combigrid sheeting applied, gravel reinstated, shaped, compacted, double surface treated. (September completion)

6.         Concession Road 9 (east of #2596 to #2469) - combigrid sheeting to be applied, 9 inches of gravel added, shaped, compacted and dust suppressant applied

7.         Concession Road 9 (east of County Road 169 - #1800) – slurry application  (late August early September)

8.         Concession Road 10 (Highway 12 – Sideroad 15) – slurry application (late August early September)

9.         Courtland Street (Balsam Road to Anderson Avenue) – sectional road re-stabilization, slurry application to complete project (late August early September)

10.      Dalrymple Drive - west mailboxes moved to east side, road shaped, patched, double surface treated (September completion)

11.      Fawn Bay Road (Rama Road to #5555) - road to be pulverized from Rama Road to 5555, approximately eight inches removed, combigrid sheeting applied, gravel reinstated, shaped, compacted, double surface treated. (September completion)

12.      Glen Cedar Drive (McRae Park Road to bottom of hill – slurry application to complete project (late August early September)

13.      Glen Cedar Drive (Bottom of hill north to stop sign) - ditch, combigrid sheeting to be applied, 9 inches of gravel added, shaped, compacted and dust suppressant applied.

NOTE July's newsletter erroneously reported that this section of road would be surface treated – it will not

 

14.      Glen Ellen Drive (#7293 – Rama Road) – slurry application (late August early September)

15. Lakeshore Drive ( Concession Road 2 – Concession Road 3) – road to be pulverized, approximately eight inches removed, combigrid sheeting applied, gravel reinstated, shaped, compacted, double surface treated (September completion)

16. Orkney Heights - road to be pulverized, shaped, double surface treated. (September completion)

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 - road to be pulverized, shaped, compacted, asphalted, shouldered. (September completion)

19. Ramara Road 47 (Swing Bridge – Talbot River- funding application submitted, engineering complete, public information session to be scheduled as soon as funding is finalized, construction expected to begin after Labour Day weekend   

20. Sideroad 25 (Highway 12 – Concession Road 11) – slurry application (late August early September)

21. Sideroad 25 (Monck Road – Mara Rama Boundary) - combigrid sheeting to be applied, 9 inches of gravel added, shaped, compacted and 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 - road to be pulverized, some water and sewer works, shaped, compacted, asphalted, shouldered. (September completion)

24. Spyglass Point – slurry application  (late August early September)

25. Woodland Drive (McRae Park Road to bottom of hill) - shaping, double surface treatment (September completion)

 

Ditching (starts in the fall)

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