Statistics & Capital Projects

Public Works Statistics

The Public Works Department maintains approximately 1200 square kilometers:

  • 533.60 kilometers of roads
    • 62 km of Class 4 roads
    • 353 km of Class 5 roads
    • 113 km of Class 6 roads
  • 430 kilometers of gravel roads
  • 103.6 kilometers of paved roads
  • 1,000 kilometers of ditches, approximately
  • 60 kilometers of sidewalks, approximately

Services

  • Snow removal
  • Street sanding
  • Pot hole maintenance
  • Patrolling
  • Street light repairs 
  • Sidewalk maintenance

 

Inspections and deployment of services are based on Road Classification and the Ontario Regulation 239/02: Minimum Maintenance Standards for Municipal Highways. Here are some relevant guidelines set by the regulation:

Patrolling Frequency

Class of Highway

Patrolling Frequency

1

3 times every 7 days

2

2 times every 7 days

3

once every 7 days

4

once every 14 days

5

once every 30 days

 

Snow Accumulation – Roadways

Class of Highway

 Depth

Time

1

2.5 cm

4 hours

2

5 cm

6 hours

3

8 cm

12 hours

4

8 cm

16 hours

5

10 cm

24 hours

 

Ice Formation Prevention

Class of Highway

Time

1

6 hours

2

8 hours

3

16 hours

4

24 hours

5

24 hours

 

Treatment of Icy Roadways

Class of Highway

Time

1

3 hours

2

4 hours

3

8 hours

4

12 hours

5

16 hours

 

 

Public Works Capital Projects 2018

Asphalt Resurfacing

  • Dutrisac Rd. (#484 Dutrisac to Promenade du Lac)
  • Garden Village Rd. (pending funding)
  • Legault Rd. (235 meters pending development)
  • Nipissing (Second to Third)
  • Railway (Nipissing to Main)
  • Sabourin Rd. (East of Hwy 64 x 146 meters)
  • Principal E (arena to D/E)
  • Telesphore
  • Bay St. (115 meters at Pembroke St)
  • Bay St. from #120 to Leblanc
  • Leblanc Rd., Lalande Rd., Fort Rd. (part of 88)

 

Granular "A" Resurfacing

  • Golf Course Rd.
  • Laplage
  • Laroque Rd.
  • Sabourin (310m to De Letang)
  • Salter (Dutrisac to Golf Course)
  • Muskasung Rd. (turn around expansion)

 

Sidewalks

  • Hwy 17 (Coursol to No Frills)
  • Principal E
  • Waterfront Dr.

 

Large Diameter Culverts 

  • Dover crt. (DI C/B and cross culvert)
  • Kipling West
  • North Shore
  • Roberts
  • Sunny Ridge (Hughey Drain)
  • Trottier (Hafeli drain)

 

Bridge Repairs

  • Duck Creek
  • Nature's Trail (on hold)
  • other miscellaneous repairs identified in reports

 

Brushing/Ditching

  • Booth Rd.
  • Lalande Rd.
  • Levert Dr.
  • Malette
  • Munroe
  • Old Hwy 17
  • Olivier
  • Patenaude
  • Pike Lake
  • St-Amour

 

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