Durham Region Works Department – Regional Road 13 and Lake Ridge Road – Project Update

The Regional Municipality of Durham (Durham Region) wishes to provide you with an update for the proposed road reconstruction of Regional Road 13 from 270m west of Lake Ridge Road (Regional Road 23) to 1,500m east of Sideroad 17, and Lake Ridge Road from 280m south of Regional Road 13 to 270m north of Regional Road 13.

Currently Durham Region is in the process of completing design for Stage 1A of construction. Stage 1A construction is scheduled for 2018 and includes reconstruction and signalization of the intersection of Regional Road 13 and Lake Ride Road, and Regional Road 13 from west of Lake Ridge road to 740m east of Lake Ridge Road.

Stage 1B construction is proposed for 2019 and includes reconstruction of Regional Road 13 from 740m east of Lake Ridge Road to 850m west of Sideroad 17.

Stage 2 construction is proposed for 2020 and includes reconstruction of Regional Road 13 from 850m west of Sideroad 17 to 1,500m west of Sideroad 17.

Work has been ongoing in 2016 and 2017 to relocate utilities which includes clearing trees, clearing brush and removing fences. Hydro One and Bell Canada will be continuing their Stage 1A and 1B utility relocation work this fall.

The proposed reconstruction includes, where required changes to the road grades to improve traffic visibility, wider traffic lanes and shoulders, installation of curb and gutter, drainage improvements, and driveway entrance regrading and widening.

Currently we are contacting property owners within our Stage 1A construction limits to finalize design of the drainage improvements and changes to driveway entrances.

Under the Freedom of Information and Protection if Privacy Act, and the EA Act, unless otherwise state in the submission, any personal information included in a submission will become part of the public record files for this matter and will be released, if requested to any person.

For questions, please contact the following staff members listed below from Durham Region, Works Department:

Victorina De Los Reyers, Project Co-ordinator, 905-668-7711 ext 3420, victorina.de.los.reyes@durham.ca 

Ron Trewin, Project Manager, 905-668-7711 ext.3545, ron.trewin@durham.ca