Construction Update

2019 Locke Street South Reconstruction Information Construction

Update for July 4–17

Melbourne to Herkimer Beginning July 15, Locke St will be closed from Hunter to the north side of Herkimer St. – Notices are being distributed today and tomorrow This is expected to reduce the total road closure time by a few weeks. Major work at the corner of Charlton and Locke – this intersection will be closed as well Chatham and Charlton will be converted to two way, with “no through street access” posted”. Main to Hunter Sidewalks complete Road almost ready to open to all including street parking on Locke, Bicycle Lanes The Charlton bike lanes will be closed or restricted from west of Kent St. An alternative route will be marked leading cyclists south on Kent St to Stanley Ave, proceeding west on Stanley to Dundurn St S.

  • Main to Canada
  • Sidewalks with urban brail complete
  • Tree pits and water service ready
  • Curbs are in process
  • Decorative concrete work starting
  • Road base to be complete in about two weeks
  • Access return Jackson and Canada streets to regular directions
  • Increased parking on Locke St\\ Hunter to Melbourne
  • Starting July 5 reconnect regular water service with final connections, there will be some sidewalk disruptions as a result
  • Digging pits to line the laterals
  • Where possible this will be done from the inside of a building, but that is not possible with each building Melbourne to Chatham Locke from Melbourne to Chatham closing Convert Chatham to two-way Signal lights added at Dundurn St S Testing large diameter main in this section Herkimer Corners at Herkimer to be done before school starts

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If you have questions related to the Locke Street Reconstruction

Construction Related Questions: Dennis Perusin, Senior Project Manager (Construction)

Design Related Questions: Mitchell Knott, Project Manager (Design)

Community and General Questions: Stephanie Hilson, Councillor’s Advisor (Ward 1)