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Construction Update - May 27th, 2021

As temperatures continue to rise, so does the number of construction projects across our community.  The Town of Carleton Place Public Works Department strives to keep our residents informed of this year’s construction activities however, schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, changes in the provision of materials and/or availability of staff.  Upcoming this week:

Photo of a family crossing the street at a crosswalkNEW - Moore Street Pedestrian Crossover

The Town of Carleton Place would like to advise residents that the installation of the new pedestrian crossover where the Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail (OVRT) intersects with Moore Street is now complete and operational.  Residents using the crossover are advised to utilize the push buttons when crossing Moore Street to activate the lights.  Drivers will need to stop to allow pedestrians to cross safely.

Lansdowne Avenue & Coleman Street

TJL Construction will be moving equipment and commencing construction at the Coleman StreetPhoto of a crosswalk with a sign in the middle and Lansdowne Avenue intersection starting Monday, May 31st. This project includes the construction of new drainage works, the realignment of the OVRT pathway and sidewalk improvements, curbing and asphalt replacement where required. The project is anticipated to last approximately 3-4 weeks. Residents should be aware the flow of vehicle traffic will be impacted, and residents will need to follow the posted signage.

Photo of a road under constructionMiguel Street

Crews will be focusing their efforts on the installation of the new watermain on Miguel Street between Franktown Road and Queen Street.  Once the new watermain is installed, crews will backfill the trench with granular material and grade it accordingly.

Bell Street (Bridge Street to Mullett Street)

Louis Bray Construction will be continuing with the installation of underground infrastructure alongPhoto of a road under construction with construction equipment Bell Street from Bridge Street to Mullett Street.  Access to businesses is being maintained and residents are requested to follow the posted directional signage.

The Town of Carleton Place asks for everyone’s help in ensuring safe and efficient work zones.  We encourage residents to avoid all construction zones, however, should residents be travelling within the construction zones, we urge you to proceed with caution and follow the directions provided by traffic control personnel and posted construction signage.

We ask for everyone’s patience and cooperation during the construction season, however, should a member of the public have any concerns or questions of a general nature, please contact the Public Works Office at 613-257-2253.