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Below is a list of Construction Projects for the 2021 Year. 

 CURRENT CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Quinte West has a lot planned for the 2021 construction season. Here are some of the most recent developments for upcoming projects:

 

MCGILL STREET

- Please be advised, an extended road closure began Monday, May 17 for McGill Street between Queen Street and Dufferin Avenue as well as Lorne Avenue between Shuter Street and Creswell Drive.

 

KING STREET 

- Complete Project - Starting Monday, May 31 until the completion of the project, King Street will be closed from Fourth Avenue to McColl Street. 

 *Concrete work been completed. Base asphalt begins Wednesday, July 21, 2021.

 

COUNTY ROAD 40

- Asphalt surfacing has been completed, shouldering and driveway paving continues.

 

COUNTY ROAD 33

- Asphalt surfacing has been completed, shouldering and driveway paving continues.

 

MERCIA STREET

- Base asphalt has been completed. Preparation for surface asphalt continues. 

 

METCALFE STREET

- Base asphalt has been completed. Preparation for surface asphalt continues. 

 

FARLEY CRESCENT

- Base asphalt has been completed. Preparation for surface asphalt continues.

 

RICHARD STREET

- Beginning Monday, June 28, there will be an extended road closure for Richard Street between Sidney Street and James Street.

 

RIVER DRIVE
 
- Asphalt surfacing has been completed, shouldering and driveway paving continues. 
 2021 Watermain & Sanitary Replacement & Road Reconstruction

In 2021 we will complete work on King St.(Phase 2) from Catherine St. to Fourth Ave. This project includes watermain and sewer replacement, new sidewalks, curbs, and active transportation path.

  • Lorne Ave. (Creswell Dr. to McGill St.)
  • McGill St. (Dufferin Ave. to Queen St.)

 

2021 Asphalt Resurfacing
  • Trenton-Frankford Rd. (HWY 401 to Johnstown Rd.)
  • County Rd. 64 (Alyea Rd. to Fort Kente Rd.)
  • Wooler Rd./Cty Rd. 40 (Hwy 401 to Colonial Dr.)
  • Metcalfe St. (Front St. to Pelham St.) 
  • Mercia St. (Francis St. to Dominion St.) 
  • Farley Cres. (Dundas St. W.) 
  • River Drive (Frankford Rd. Northerly for 600m)
2021 Rural Surface Treatment

The City of Quinte West has many roads that have a ‘tar and chip’ surface treatment. This method of surface treatment is also known as ‘chip seal’ and it is used on rural roads with low to medium volumes of traffic as a more cost-effective and durable alternative to asphalt paving. Tar and chip roads get resurfaced approximately every 7-10 years.

During and after the work has been completed, you can expect to see a greater than normal amount of dust. The contractor will begin by pulverizing the road. A layer of hot asphalt will be applied, followed by an even layer of angular aggregate stones, which are rolled into place. These stones are further pushed into the asphalt tar by traffic on the road.

Once the work has been completed, we ask that you not sweep the street when the chip is still loose. Residents are also asked to reduce their speed when driving. This will help to minimize the disturbance of the stones to ensure a clean even surface and minimize dust.  

Roads scheduled for 2021

Murray Street
Powerline Road
Bigford Road
Reid Road
English Settlement Road
Lodge Road
Maple View Road
Marsh Hill Road
Pyears Road
Harrington Road
Mackenzie Road
Glen Ross Road
Colonial Road

Ontario St. Boat Launch
  •  Revitalization of public boat launch located on Ontario St. at Baptiste St.
New watermain loop on Glen Miller Road from Frankford to Trenton 

The City of Quinte West has identified the need for additional water capacity to support recent and planned future growth in the Frankford area. The Frankford Water Treatment Plant (WTP) located on the west side of the Trent River, currently supplies drinking water for the communities of Frankford and Batawa.  

Please click here for more information. 

 Other Water/Wastewater Capital Projects 
 
  • Activated Carbon replacement at the Water Treatment Plants
  • Walmart Tower painting upgrade
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