Ontario Construction News staff writer
Milling and paving is set to begin at the Manitoba, Monck & McDonald Street intersection – along Manitoba Street downtown, ending in the area adjacent to Silver Bridge. Improvements will also occur at the Manitoba Street and Taylor Road intersection, approximately down the hill to the CN tracks.
To expedite the work, evening and overnight hours will be scheduled.
“It’s recognized that essential businesses and residents in the construction limits will be affected by construction activity,” states the release.
The contractor for the project is Fowler Construction and, according to the release, measures have been put in place to “reduce inconveniences as much as practical.”
Parking on this main thoroughfare will be maintained during the day for customers to have access to businesses and curbside pickup and any businesses or residents impacted by this project are encouraged to contact the District of Muskoka with questions or concerns.
Water and sewer underground infrastructure is not scheduled for replacement at this time, the release notes road surface repairs are needed.
“Milling and paving is a swift and efficient solution to achieve a smooth driving surface and reduce the maintenance costs associated with our downtown area,” states the release.
Milling and paving is a swift and efficient solution to achieve a smooth driving surface and reduce the maintenance costs associated with our Downtown core.
To accomplish this, the top portion of asphalt is removed from the start to end of the construction limits. Some repairs to curbs, existing manholes and water connections may also be undertaken in coordination with these efforts, when and if required.
For more information and to stay updated on this project, please visit www.engagemuskoka.ca