The Orkney St. E roadway improvements project is scheduled to begin in early June 2020. It is anticipated that work will be completed by the end of August 2020. Orkney Street East 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 and sidewalks from Banff Street to Argyle Street and then milling and paving the roadway. 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. The schools and churches have been contacted and accommodations will be made to ensure there is always access to these facilities when needed.
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 Services by e-mail or phone at 905-318-5932 ext. 6404.
Please continue to place your garbage and recycling out on your usual day, in the usual location during construction. However, please ensure that all items are placed curbside no later than 7:00 a.m. on the day of your regularly scheduled pickup.