Durham Region Notice: Road Closure on Townline Road North (Regional Road 55) from Beatrice Street East to Coldstream Drive for trunk sanitary sewer, storm sewer and road construction


The Regional Municipality of Durham has begun construction of a new trunk sanitary sewer on Townline Road North from Beatrice Street East to Coldstream Drive, a new local sanitary sewer from north of Beatrice Street East to Taunton Road and new storm sewer, local watermain and road reconstruction on Townline Road North from Taunton Road to Coldstream Drive, in the City of Oshawa and the Municipality of Clarington’s community of Courtice.

Construction Schedule
The Region’s contractor, Dom-Meridian Construction Ltd., anticipates completing the work between Beatrice Street East to north of Taunton Road by December 2021. The final restoration works between north of Taunton Road to Coldstream Drive will be completed in the spring 2022. Unfavorable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.

Road Closures
Townline Road will be closed to through traffic in stages between Beatrice Street East and Coldstream Drive.
Stage 1B

  • Townline Road from south of Beatrice Street East to south of Taunton Road will be closed to through traffic beginning September 7 until November 2021. Construction progress and unfavorable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
  • The intersection of Beatrice Street East and Townline Road North will be opened to through traffic on September 24.
  • Traffic will be detoured on signed routes. Access for local traffic and emergency vehicles will be maintained at all times through the signed detour routes. Further notices will be provided prior to the commencement of the future road closure stages.

Municipal construction projects include the use of equipment that may cause noticeable noise and vibration for nearby residents and businesses. The Region realizes that the construction work will be disruptive and will make every effort to complete the work as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Businesses will remain open for the duration of construction. The Region recognizes there may be potential impacts during the work. Durham Region offers an overview of what businesses can expect during construction, and some tips on how to minimize inconvenience on your business, at durham.ca/OpenForBusiness.

Access to residential driveways will be maintained whenever possible. Notification will be given to residents if vehicles need to be moved out of the driveway. If you are unable to access your driveway due to this work, a permit is required to park on the street. To obtain a permit, go to oshawa.ca/ParkingPermit or call 905-436-3311. You will be required to provide contract number D2020-32. This permit is free of charge and exempts your vehicle from the three-hour on-street parking by-law only. All other parking restrictions still apply.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the following staff members from the Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department: Cory Manion, Project Supervisor or Ryan Colvin, Project Inspector.

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