Road reconstruction projects update

Dec 5, 2018 | Public Works | General

The reconstruction of Maple Crescent has been substantially completed, with some work to be finished in the new year. The work included the replacement of the underground infrastructure and the full replacement of the road structure. The final top coat of asphalt will be applied, along with final grading and hydroseeding, in 2019.

Second Avenue, between Second Street and Third Street, is now complete. This work included a new retaining wall, watermain and sanitary sewer upgrades. A second phase of the project will be completed in 2019 with the full reconstruction of Second Avenue from First Street to Second Street.

Several roads were rehabilitated in 2018. This included asphalt resurfacing and maintenance hole structure rebuilding. The list included west Broadway at Diane Drive, parts of College Avenue and Blind Line, and east Broadway between Town Line and Highway 10 limits. The resurfacing of these locations was identified in the Town’s Road Needs Study completed in 2016.

Infrastructure Services completed the third year of a five-year noise attenuation fence replacement program. Approximately 110 metres of old cedar noise fence was replaced with a new PVC noise barrier-type structure. The work was concentrated in the Jay Crescent area where homes back onto Highway 10. In 2019, year four of the program will concentrate on replacing and completing the noise fence in the Jay Crescent, McCannell Avenue location.

During August and September, the annual sidewalk bay replacement program was undertaken. The sidewalk bay replacement program upgrades sidewalk sections that have cracked and/or are deficient in standard width. The 2018 program concentrated on sidewalks in the Brown’s Farm Subdivision – Brenda Boulevard and Diane Drive.

In 2018 the Town upgraded traffic control signals at C Line & Broadway, Town Line and Sherbourne Street, and John Street and Broadway. New controllers and cabinet modifications were completed to allow the signals to be fully modernized and functional.