Road Construction/Closures

Posted Friday, 03 May, 2024

Peterborough County is excited to announce the commencement of the final phase of construction on the James A. Gifford Causeway in Selwyn Township. Phase 2, which encompasses vital repairs to the bridge portion, is scheduled to commence the week of May 6th, 2024.
The County is pleased to inform residents and visitors that despite the ongoing construction, the bridge and the road will remain open throughout the project duration. While we expect delays, we anticipate delays...

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Posted Friday, 09 February, 2024

2024-01-10 Notice of PIC 1 Ward St - ExternalThe County of Peterborough has initiated an Environmental Assessment (EA) to study alternatives for the reconstruction of Ward Street (County Road 18) in the settlement area of Bridgenorth in accordance with the County of Peterborough’s Transportation Master Plan. The project is being planned as a Schedule ‘C’ Class EA in accordance with the MCEA. The study area includes Ward Street (County Road 18) from Champlain Road to the James Gifford Causeway (County Road...
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Posted Wednesday, 10 January, 2024

The County of Peterborough is pleased to advise that the 2023 James A. Gifford Causeway roadworks tender was substantially completed in November 2023. The installation of lighting along the new multi-use path is anticipated to be completed by mid-winter 2024. 
The design of the next phase of Causeway construction is currently being finalized and will include extensive rehabilitation of the Chemong Bridge. The construction tender for this work is expected to be issued...

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Posted Friday, 28 July, 2023

Daily Bridge Closures – September 5 to October 13, 2023
Please be advised that repairs to damaged structural components at the Gannon’s Narrows Bridge located on County Road 16 will be commencing from September 5 to October 13, 2023.
During this period, the bridge will be completely closed to all traffic from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, and reopened to traffic at night and on weekends.
During the closure periods, there will be no access for...

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Posted Wednesday, 14 June, 2023

In continuation of the County’s plan to rehabilitate the James A. Gifford Causeway, Tender No. T-12-2023 was issued for public bidding on June 8, 2023, with bidding to close on July 6, 2023.
In accordance with direction provided on April 19, 2023, by County Council, the plan includes rescoping the project to allow for the development of 2 separate tenders; one roadworks tender to be completed in 2023 and one bridgeworks tender projected to be to be completed in 2024.
Rescoped...

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