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Railway Tracks Update

As of July 17th at 4:30pm, please note that traffic is now moving.

Update posted 2018-07-17 4:31pm

On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 4:05 p.m., CN notified the Township that a train has stalled on the tracks at Highway 12 in Gamebridge, Concession Road A, Concession Road 1 and Concession Road 2. Residents can access Ramara Road 47 in order to bypass the road blockage. CN is working on getting this issue fixed as quickly as possible.
Posted 2018-07-17 4:13pm


PUBLIC NOTICE

Road Projects and Closures Summer/Fall 2018

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'

2018 PROJECTS

1.    Courtland Street (Balsam Road to Anderson Avenue)

The Courtland Street project includes:

  • six culverts,
  • remaining pulverization last week of July to the beginning of August,
  • ditching as needed,
  • road reshaping,
  • double hi float surface treatment by September 30, 2018.

The following closures/lane reductions have been scheduled for this project:

1.    Orkney Beach Road at Courtland Street

Orkney Beach Road will be closed between Courtland Street and Prophet Park Crescent with no through access on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. until complete. Courtland street will remain open but may be down to one lane near Orkney Beach road. The approximate time for reopening Orkney Beach Road on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 is 7:00 p.m., weather permitting. Reopening will be advertised through our Everbridge system.

2.    Courtland Street north of Orkney Beach Road

Courtland Street will be closed between Orkney Beach Road and Mara Park with no through access on Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. until complete. All access will be from Orkney Beach Road to Orkney Heights.  The approximate time for reopening on Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 is 2:00 p.m.  Reopening will be advertised through our Everbridge system.

3.    Cedar Point Lane at Courtland Street

Cedar Point Lane will be restricted to one lane with some long delays. This work will begin immediately after the Courtland street culvert on Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 starting approximately at 2:00 p.m. and is estimated to be completed by Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Updates will be advertised through our Everbridge system.

4.    Anderson Avenue at Courtland Street

Anderson Avenue will be restricted to one lane with some long delays. This work will begin on Monday, July 9th, 2018 at 7:00 a.m. and is estimated to be completed by Monday, July 9th at 7:00 p.m. Updates will be advertised through our Everbridge system.

5.    Concession Road 10 and Courtland Street

Concession Road 10 will be restricted to one lane with some long delays. This work will begin on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 7:00 a.m. and is estimated to be completed by Tuesday, July 10th at 5:00 p.m. Updates will be advertised through our Everbridge system.

6.    Courtland Street between Anderson Avenue and Cedar Point Lane

Courtland street will be restricted to one lane with some long delays. This work will begin on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 7:00 a.m. and is estimated to be complete by Thursday, July 12th at 5:00 p.m. Updates will be advertised through our Everbridge system.

2.    Switch Road (Rama Road – McMillan Sideroad)

The Switch Road project includes:

  • seven culverts,
  • pulverization last week of July to the beginning of August,
  • ditching as needed,
  • road reshaping,
  • asphalt paving by September 15, 2018.

The following closures/lane reductions have been scheduled for this project:

1.    Switch Road between #3188 and #3230

On Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 7:00 a.m. until Friday, July 27th, 2018 at approximately noon, the area on Switch Road between #3188 and #3230 will be closed for culvert replacement. To access #3230 Switch Road use Rama Road. All other properties can only be accessed from County Road 169. 

2.    Switch Road between McMillan Sideroad to #2956 Switch Road

On Monday, July 30th, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. McMillan Sideroad to #2956 Switch Road will be closed for culvert replacement. Properties numbered #2956 and above will have access from Rama Road, properties number less than# 2956 can only be accessed from County Road 169. 

3.   Fern Resort Road (Rama Road to lake)

The Fern Resort Road project includes:

  • Culvert flushing, inspection and possible replacement,
  • pulverization last week of July to the beginning of August,
  • ditching as needed,
  • road reshaping,
  • asphalt paving by September 15, 2018.

No closures/lane reductions have been scheduled for this project as of yet

4.   Prospect Avenue (Fern Resort Road to approximately #5232)

The Prospect Avenue project includes:

  • Culvert flushing, inspection and possible replacement,
  • pulverization last week of July to the beginning of August,
  • ditching and shouldering as needed,
  • road reshaping,
  • asphalt paving by September 15, 2018.

No closures/lane reductions have been scheduled for this project as of yet

5.   Harrigan Drive (County Road 47 to Concession Road 3)The Harrigan Drive project includes:

  • Pulverization last week of July to the beginning of August,
  • road reshaping,
  • asphalt paving by September 15, 2018

No closures/lane reductions have been scheduled for this project as of yet

6.  Fawn Bay Road (Rama Road to south end)

The Fawn Bay Road project includes:

  • Culvert flushing, inspection and possible replacement,
  • pulverization last week of July to the beginning of August,
  • ditching/drainage improvements and shouldering as needed,
  • road reshaping,
  • double hi float surface treatment by September 30, 2018.

No closures/lane reductions have been scheduled for this project as of yet

7.  Beaver Trail (Lake Avenue to cul-de-sac)

The Beaver Trail project includes:

  • Pulverization last week of July to the beginning of August,
  • Additional gravel,
  • road reshaping,
  • drainage improvements,
  • double hi float surface treatment by September 30, 2018.

No closures/lane reductions have been scheduled for this project as of yet

8.  Glen Cedar Drive (Hill from McRae Park Road to approximately #4017)

The Glen Cedar Drive project includes:

  • double hi float surface treatment by September 30, 2018.

No closures/lane reductions have been scheduled for this project as of yet

9.  Amilia Drive (Louis Lane to Glenrest Drive)

The Amilia Drive project includes:

  • Brushing
  • Road reshaping
  • double hi float surface treatment by September 30, 2018.

 

No closures/lane reductions have been scheduled for this project as of yet

10.  Fairgrounds Road (Birch Drive to Brooks Sideroad)

The cross culvert between Birch Drive and Brooks Sideroad is scheduled to be replaced July 31, 2018. There will be no through access from 7:00 a.m. until complete. The approximate time for reopening Fairgrounds Road on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 is 5:00 p.m., weather permitting. Reopening will be advertised through our Everbridge system. Properties numbered 2883 and above will have access from County Road 169. Properties numbered 2854 and below will have access from Brooks Sideroad.

11.  Concession Road 12 (East of Fairvalley Road)

The cross culvert on Concession Road 12 at Fairvalley Road on the east side is scheduled to be replaced August 1, 2018. There will be no through access from 7:00 a.m. until complete. The approximate time for reopening Concession Road 12 on Wednesday August 1, 2018 is 5:00 p.m., weather permitting. Reopening will be advertised through our Everbridge system. Properties numbered 3146 and below will have access from Sideroad 15.

12.  Sideroad 20 (Concession Road 7 to Concession Road 8)

The cross culvert on Sideroad 20 north of Concession Road 7 is scheduled to be replaced August 7, 2018. There will be no through access from 7:00 a.m. until complete. The approximate time for reopening Sideroad 20 on Tuesday August 7, 2018 is 5:00 p.m., weather permitting. Reopening will be advertised through our Everbridge system. Bayshore and area residents will have access via Concession Road 7 only during this closure. Concession Road 8 residents will have access via Muley Point Road.

13.  Orkney Beach Road (#4473 to #4506) 

The cross culvert on Orkney Beach Road west of the former Montessori school between 4473 and 4506 is scheduled to be replaced August 8, 2018. There will be no through access from 7:00 a.m. until completion August 9, 2018. The approximate time for reopening Orkney Beach Road is Thursday August 9, 2018 at 5:00 p.m., weather permitting. Reopening will be advertised through our Everbridge system. Properties numbered 4506 and above will have access via Courtland Street. Properties numbered 4473 and below will have access via Orkney Heights.

14. Concession Road 7 (Highway 12 to County Road 169)

The cross culvert west of the railway tracks is expected to be tendered for replacement later this year. This will involve a full closure for several weeks. #2375 will have access via Highway 12. #2243 will have access via County Road 169.

15.  Slurry (See list below)

The following roads will be slurried starting July 16, 2018, weather permitting:

  • Beach Drive (Dock Road – Glen Ellen Drive)
  • Florence Avenue (Creighton Street – east end)
  • Glen Ellen Drive (Beach Drive – approximately #7293)
  • Glenrest Drive (Amilia Drive – Sideroad 20)
  • Lawton Lane (Plum Point Road – approximately #4086)
  • Orkney Beach Road (Orkney Heights – approximately #4320)
  • Park Lane Crescent (Riverleigh Drive – Riverleigh Drive)
  • Poplar Crescent (Park Lane Crescent – cul-de-sac)
  • Riverleigh Drive (County Road 169 – approximately #7799)
  • West River Road (County Road 169 – north end)

16.      Asphalt Patching

Queen Street at Tim Hortons is scheduled to be paved Friday July 6, 2018.

17.      Sidewalks

Sidewalk repairs in Brechin will be scheduled later this summer.

18.      Outlets

Lake outlets are scheduled to begin cleanout, as per LSRCA permit, on July 3rd.

19.      Ramara Road 47 (Swing Bridge to Talbot River)

Engineering works will be conducted in 2018 for proposed work in 2019.

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

Sincerely yours,

Kathy Sipos, AMCT, CRS-S, CMMI

Manager of Municipal Works

Posted 2018-06-29 3:44pm