Road Construction

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Current Construction Projects


Project Description Proposed   Construction Start
Appleby Line (Rattlesnake Point to Steeles Ave.) Surface Treatment 2019
Bell School Line (Derry Road to Britannia Road) Expanded Asphalt – Rehabilitation 2019
Bastedo Court (Bousfield Crescent to End) Asphalt Overlay 2019
Bronte Street (Derry Road to Heslop Road) Asphalt Overlay 2019
Cedar Trail (Blacklock Street to Taylor Crescent) Asphalt Overlay 2019
Cedar Trail (Cunningham Crescent to Cunningham Crescent) Asphalt Overlay 2019
CN Pedestrian Tunnels (Main Street, W of Bronte Street) New PedestrianTunnels 2019
Cumming Boulevard (Bonin Crescent to Andrews Trail) Asphalt Overlay 2019
Ferguson Drive (Armstrong Blvd. to Louis St. Laurent Avenue) Asphalt Overlay 2019
First Line (Britannia Road to Lower Base Line) Expanded Asphalt – Rehabilitation 2019
Foster Court (Hayward Crescent to End) Asphalt Overlay 2019
Harris Boulevard (Main Street to Ellis Crescent) Asphalt Overlay 2019
Highside Drive ( Elm Avenue to Ridge Drive) Asphalt Overlay 2019
High Point Pond Works Pond Clean-out  2019
Industrial Drive (Steeles Avenue to Market Drive) Asphalt Overlay 2019
Louis St. Laurent Avenue (Yates Drive to Fourth Line) Road Widening to Four Lanes 2019
Main Street (Bronte Street to James Street) Asphalt Overlay 2019
Martin Street (Main Street to Steeles Avenue) Asphalt Overlay 2019
McNiven Road (Conservation Road to Derry Road) Surface Treatment 2019
No. 15 SR (Town limits to First Line Nassagaweya) Expanded Asphalt – Rehabilitation 2019
No. 20 SR (Guelph Line to Halton Hills Town Line) Surface Treatment 2019
No. 30 SR (Second Line to Guelph Line) Surface Treatment 2019
No. 30 SR (Puslinch Town Line to First Line Nassagaweya) Surface Treatment 2019
Ontario Street (Laurier Avenue to Derry Road) Asphalt Overlay 2019
Reid Side Road Culvert  Culvert Replacement 2019
Ridge Drive (Highside Drive to Ontario Street N) Asphalt Overlay 2019
Satok Crescent (Childs Drive to Childs Drive) Asphalt Overlay 2019
Second Line Nassagaweya (No. 5 SR to Reid SR) Surface Treatment 2019
Sixth Line Bridge Rehabilitation (Structures 20, 27, 66, 101 -   Hwy 401 to Lower Base Line) General Improvements 2019
Steeles Avenue (Appleby Line to Tremaine Road) Expanded Asphalt – Rehabilitation 2019
Twiss Road (No. 5 SR to Conservation Road) Surface Treatment 2019
Walker's Line (Derry Road to No. 12 SR) Surface Treatment 2019
Yates Drive (Bennett Boulevard to Thompson Road) Reconstruction 2019

Construction Projects Forecast


Project Description Proposed   Construction Start
Appleby Line (Rattlesnake Point to north of Derry Road) General Improvements 2020
Bronte Street (Victoria Street to Steeles Avenue) Reconstruction and Urbanization 2020/21
Campbell Avenue - Phase 3 (Canyon Road to Campbellville Road) Reconstruction 2020/21
Campbellville Bridge (Structure 72 to 1.2km west of Appleby   Line) General Improvements 2020
Fifth Line (Highway 401 to Derry) Road Widening / Urbanization 2020/21
First Line Nassagaweya (No. 28 SR to Arkell Road) Expanded Asphalt – Rehabilitation 2020
Louis St. Laurent Avenue (Fourth Line to JSP) Road Widening to four Lanes 2020
Louis St. Laurent Avenue (JSP to Fifth Line) New Road Construction 2020
Lower Base Line (Fifth Line to Sixth Line) Expanded Asphalt – Rehabilitation 2020
Main Street East (JSP to Fifth Line) Reconstruction/four-lane Urbanization 2020
Thompson Road (Britannia Road to Louis St. Laurent Avenue) Road Widening and Urbanization 2020
Appleby Line (Steeles Avenue to Campbellville Road) Expanded Asphalt – Rehabilitation 2021
Elizabeth Street Reconstruction 2021
Second Line Nassagaweya Bridge (Structure 63 to 1.5km north of   No. 10 SR) General Improvements 2021
Sixth Line Nassagaweya Culverts (Structures 113 and 118) Culvert Replacements 2021
Victoria Street Reconstruction 2021
High Point Drive Reconstruction 2022
No. 25 Side Road Bridge (Structure No. 62 to 0.1km west of   Guelph Line) General Improvements 2022
Main Street East (Fifth Line to Sixth Line) New Road 2023

Federal Gas Tax

The federal gas tax fund is money the federal government gives the Association of Municipalities, the City of Toronto and province twice a year to support local infrastructure.

The following road construction projects benefit from federal Gas Tax funding:

  • 2019 Expanded Asphalt Program
  • First Line Rehabilitation
  • Yates Drive Rehabilitation

 Visit the Association of Municipalities Ontario to learn more about the federal Gas Tax funding. 


Design and Construction Process

 The Town is responsible for the design and construction of all municipal roads, bridges and culverts. The process may require two or more years.
  1. Surveying is conducted.
  2. An informal Project Initiation Meeting is held for new projects, with stakeholders, at the start of the design process.
  3. Design work continues, including modifications from initial public feedback.
  4. Public Input - A formal Public Information Centre is held later in the design process to present detailed design(s) to the community, at which time input is also requested.
  5. The final design is presented to Council for approval.
  6. Design projects generally begin in the spring and are completed in the late fall or early winter.
  7. Construction projects are typically tendered in the winter and early spring.
  8. Work generally commences in mid to late spring.
  9. Construction timing, particularly in or near waterways, may be constrained by environmental requirements.
  10. Every effort is made to minimize disruption to abutting properties during construction.

Due to the scope or scale of any individual project, timelines and steps may vary.



 Definition of Road Construction Terms 

Type of Construction Description
Asphalt Overlay: The process of replacing existing deteriorated asphalt surfaces with new. It also involves replacing portions of curb and rebuilding catchbasins and manholes.
Reconstruction and Improvements: The process of reconstructing an existing substandard road to current standards.
Reconstruction/Replacement: The process of completely rebuilding a road. This includes all the underground infrastructure and replacement of the road structure.
Surface Treatment: Surface Treatment is the application of an asphalt based emulsion binder and a granular based wearing surface. The process waterproofs the roadway and eliminates grading and dusting of gravel rural roads.
Urbanization: Urbanization is the improvement of a road with ditches to a road with curb and gutter, drained by storm sewers.