Construction Update

2019 Locke Street South Reconstruction

Update as of October 28

Last week’s rain slowed down the laying of concrete and asphalt. Roads to be fully reopened by the morning of November 7th.

Concrete substructure complete to Herkimer
Sidewalks with AODA corners complete

Asphalt paving this Thursday, Friday, Saturday,
Boulevard paving (the section between sidewalk and curb)
Line painting next week
Conversion of streets back to their original directions next week

Crews will still be onsite completing touch-up and parging on buildings through November, but the street will remain fully open.

Crews will return in the spring to plant the remaining trees and fix any deficiencies that the become apparent over the winter.

Crossing Guards

The crossing guard at Charlton will work in concert with a construction flag person to guide students across the unpaved portion of Locke St.

A School Safety officer will be present at Tuckett and Locke, encouraging students to cross at Charlton Ave W.

Crossing Guard Locations – Crossing guards will be stationed at:

  • Locke and Aberdeen (no change)
  • Locke and Stanley (new)
  • Locke and Herkimer (no change)
  • Locke and Charlton (no change)

Look for P1 signs to find parking behind the Melbourne to Hunter section of Locke and P2 to the lot at Blessing to access Locke from the south end

For more information on the 2019 Locke Street Reconstruction visit:  

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)