Notice of Granular Road Conversion Project: April – October 2021

Haldimand County, Engineering Services Division wishes to inform you that the Granular Road Conversion project is scheduled to commence shortly and be completed by October 31, 2021 weather permitting. Roads scheduled to be converted are shown on the attached map highlighted in red.

Residents can expect temporary road closures during this project, however, access to your property will be maintained at all times. If any driveway restrictions are anticipated, the contractor will contact individual home owners in advance to discuss a temporary solution.

Haldimand County is committed to the success of this project and would like to thank you for your patience.Haldimand County Map showing locations of project

The work will involve:

  • Placement of Granular Material on the road
  • Placement of CRM Material on the road
  • Placement of Single Surface Treatment (Tar and Chip), or Asphalt
  • Replacement of required road signs and adjustments of required mailboxes

The contractor working on the project is Norjohn Contracting and Pavement Ltd.
If you have any questions, please contact either:

Sue Flaherty
Administrative Coordinator
Engineering and Capital Works
(905)318-5932 ext 6404
Norjohn Contracting
(905)371-0809

 

Notice of Construction: Caledonia Urban Paving (May – August 2021)

Engineering Services wishes to advise you that construction is scheduled to commence on this project the week of May 10, 2021. The map below provides the roads that will included with the work. It is anticipated that work will be completed by the end of August 2021. All streets will remain open daily during this project for local traffic only, however access may be slow due to construction activities.

The work will involve replacing curbs, sidewalks, driveway aprons and resurfacing of the road. Residents will have access to their driveways during all phases of the project however access may be restricted temporarily to complete certain components of the construction such as concrete sidewalk, curb work and driveway apron restoration. Advanced notice will be provided to any residents affected by these driveway access disruptions so that alternate parking and access can be arranged.

Staff understand that construction may cause temporary headaches to residents and business owners and ask that all affected individuals remain patient. The end goal of all construction work is to enhance our neighbourhoods and communities, and the County is committed to minimizing disruption by communicating construction information in a timely manner and responding to resident needs/concerns. Anyone with questions or concerns regarding construction projects may contact engineering@haldimandcounty.on.ca or call 905-318-5932 ext. 6404.

Garbage/Recycling pickup: Please continue to place your garbage and recycling out on your usual day, in the usual location during construction. Please mark your address on your receptacles to ensure that if they need to be relocated for pickup that they can be returned to the correct address. Please ensure that all items are placed curbside no later than 7:00 a.m. on the day of your regularly scheduled pickup.

Construction-related information, including major project status updates and detour routes, can be found at HaldimandCounty.ca/construction. The County will post major project-related updates here as they happen, so please check the website often for updates. Residents with concerns or questions about work occurring near their home or business are encouraged to bookmark this web page and follow the County’s Facebook & twitter accounts to stay informed.

For more information, please contact:
Lloyd Rollinson
Project Manager, Municipal Infrastructure
lrollinson@haldimandcounty.on.ca
(905)318-5932 ext. 6406

Notice of Construction: Broad Street East – Oak Street to Inman/Logan (April – May 2021)

Engineering Services wishes to advise you that construction is scheduled to recommence on this project the week of April 12th 2021. It is anticipated that work will be completed by the end of May. Work will be starting at Oak and working it’s way east over the next few weeks. Streets will remain open daily during this project, however access may be slow due to construction activities.

The work will involve repairing sidewalks, curbs and select driveway aprons as well as manhole/valve adjustments and restoration along Broad Street East.

Driveway access may be restricted temporarily to complete certain components of the construction such as concrete sidewalk, curb work and driveway apron restoration. The County or Contractor will endeavor to provide advanced notice to any residents affected by these driveway access disruptions so that alternate parking and access can be arranged.

Staff understand that construction may cause temporary headaches to residents and business owners and ask that all affected individuals remain patient. The end goal of all construction work is to enhance our neighbourhoods and communities and the County is committed to minimizing disruption by communicating construction information in a timely manner and responding to resident needs/concerns. Anyone with questions or concerns regarding construction projects may contact engineering@haldimandcounty.on.ca or call 905-318-5932 ext. 6404.

Garbage/Recycling pickup: Please continue to place your garbage and recycling out on your usual day, in the usual location during construction. Please ensure that all items are placed curbside no later than 7:00 a.m. on the day of your regularly scheduled pickup.

Construction-related information, including major project status updates and detour routes, can be found at HaldimandCounty.ca/construction. The County will post major project-related updates here as they happen, so please check the website often for updates. Residents with concerns or questions about work occurring near their home or business are encouraged to bookmark this web page and follow the County’s Facebook & twitter accounts to stay informed.

Notice of Construction: Argyle Street North from Domtar Road to Grand Trunk Lane (April 2021 – Summer 2021)

The Project: Empire Communities is upgrading the existing sewer system on Argyle Street North between Domtar Road to Grand Trunk Lane as part of the future Caledonia Gateway and Georgia Pacific developments.

Work Hours: The project will begin in April of 2021 and is expected to last into the Summer.  Work hours will generally be from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m., Monday to Friday, with occasional work after hours and on weekends.

Traffic Management: Construction will mainly be performed within the Argyle Street North north-bound lane. Traffic will be limited to one-lane in each direction for the duration of the project. The exception will be during the final stages of the underground work, at the south side of the rail tracks, where Argyle Street will be required to be limited to one lane of traffic. Efforts will be made to manage traffic for the safety of workers, road users and residents. Road users should expect delays.

Driveway Access: The contractor will notify you 24 hours in advance of any temporary restrictions to your driveway access. If your property has two entrances, one entrance will be kept open at all times.

Restoration: The construction work area will be restored to its initial condition with sod and/or asphalt . Interlocking bricks, flagstone on a granular base, or other similar features that are removed from public and private property during construction will be replaced. Lawn seeding and/or laying of sod will be completed during ideal growing seasons only.

You may experience dust, noise and other inconveniences. The contractor and the County will make efforts to reduce the impacts. We appreciate your patience.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19 AND CONSTRUCTION WORK

During construction, the contractor is responsible for the Health & Safety on site under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and is expected to implement COVID-19 mitigation practices. For more information on the County’s response to COVID-19 please visit https://www.haldimandcounty.ca.

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

If you have questions about the upcoming work, please contact:

Contract Administrator, Dan Dickinson of WSP (647) 537-5177

Email:

Daniel.Dickinson@wsp.com

Haldimand County’s Project Manager Lloyd Rollinson(905) 318-5932 ext. 6406

Email: lrollinson@haldimandcounty.on.ca

 

Notice of Construction: Jarvis to Townsend Sanitary Forcemain (Jan – Aug)

Construction is planned for the Jarvis to Townsend Sanitary Forcemain in Jarvis and Townsend. The work will involve installation of a sanitary forcemain pipe by low impact, underground directional drilling construction.

Work will continue from January until August 2021, weather permitting. Construction will commence in the rural road allowances, Concession 7 Walpole and Townline Road during the cold weather and move into Jarvis, Talbot Street W. in April.  View the construction area map.

The end goal of this construction work is to utilize existing wastewater storage capacity in Townsend.  The County is committed to minimizing disruption by communicating construction information in a timely manner and responding to resident needs/concerns.

For more information about this project, please contact Engineering Services.

Official Plan Update – Facilitated Community Workshop #1 – March 25

Official Plan Update – Facilitated Workshop # 1

March 25, 2020
6:00 to 9:00 pm (registration 6:00-6:30 pm)
Cayuga Arena – McSorley Family Hall (2nd Floor)
55 Thorburn Street, Cayuga

A roundtable forum is being held as part of the Official Plan Review. The session will be a facilitated workshop that will focus on:

  • Key trends impacting Haldimand County;
  • Your aspirations for the County; and
  • Two themes: Economy and Growth Management.

This is the first of two workshops in the Official Plan Update review. Facilitated Workshop # 2 will be held in the Fall of 2020 and will focus on the other policy themes, including Environment; Community Building; Leisure, Culture and Heritage; and Health and Social Services.

The Haldimand County Official Plan contains goals, objectives and policies that manage and direct physical change and its effects on the social, economic and natural environment of the County. It guides the installation of public infrastructure and the County’s zoning bylaws that development approvals must conform to.

To help us prepare for the Workshop, please contact Christina Botas – Haldimand County Planning Department at 905-318-5932 ext. 6209 or email: cbotas@haldimandcounty.on.ca to pre-register for the event.

All are welcome! Have your say in shaping Haldimand’s future. Your ideas and insights are important.

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