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Highway 35 re-opens ahead of schedule

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Ministry of Transportation has confirmed that the Stoney Creek culvert replacement project has been completed ahead of schedule and Highway 35 has been reopened.

Mount Horeb Road detour signs will be removed shortly as well as temporary traffic signals at Highway 7 and Mount Horeb Road.The contractor will still be on site conducting work which may require traffic control flagging operations.

This Provincial project included work at Highway 35, 5.6 kilometres south of Lindsay, and Highway 7 at Mount Horeb Road.

The purpose of this project was to replace the Stoney Creek culvert using an appropriate and cost-effective strategy. The project included:

  • removal of existing culvert
  • removal of existing cast-in-place (CIP) concrete open footing culvert and footings
  • construction of new two-cell precast concrete culvert and retaining walls
  • placement of new steel beam guide rail
  • reinstatement of the pavement and pavement markings
  • intersection improvements on Highway 7 at Mt. Horeb Road (City of Kawartha Lakes Road 31)

The contractor completed the work in 31 days and according to the city they worked 24 hours and day 7 days a week. The road was scheduled to be closed from September 25 to November 17th.

 

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Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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