Posts Categorized: Public Works

County Road 4 Surface Treatment

Notice of Construction for 2017 ST County Road 4 Starting May 23rd, 2017, County Road 4 from Warsaw to County Road 6 will be under construction. One lane will remain open during the day.  Please see the attached notice for more details and contact information.  

Tender to Screen, Crush, Stockpile and Haul Granular Materials – Updated with Addendum

The Township of Douro-Dummer is requesting tender submissions to screen, crush (including a breaker for over-sized material) at Edwards Pit, with various stockpile and haul locations as described in the tender. Proposal Closing: Friday, May 12, 2017 12:00 p.m.(noon). Proposals must be received at the Municipal Office, late proposals will not be accepted. Please find… Read more »

Provincial Funding Announced for Critical Repairs to the Twelfth Line Road Dummer

Ontario Improving Roads in Peterborough County Investment to Boost Economic Growth, Create Jobs in Rural Communities Ontario is investing in critical improvements to the reconstruction of a local roadway in Peterborough County, to help create jobs and boost economic growth. Jeff Leal, MPP for Peterborough, made the announcement today at the Township of Douro-Dummer Council… Read more »

Waste Collection Victoria Day Long Weekend

Public Notice Victoria Day Weekend 2017 Monday, May 22, 2017 Please note the following: Recycling Collection: Victoria Day (May 22) Collection as usual. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact BFI at 705-742-4268. Garbage Collection: Victoria Day (May 22) Monday Garbage Collection is moved to Tuesday and Tuesday Garbage Collection is moved to… Read more »

Free Leaf and Yard Waste Bin

Looking to get rid of some yard waste? Free leaf and yard waste bins at the Warsaw Public Works Yard. 1422 County Road 4. Accepted items include leaves, brush, branches, hedge and tree trimmings and house and garden plants. Available until the end of May. PDF Copy of Leaf and Yard Waste Poster (pdf –… Read more »

Spring Maintenance for the Trent-Severn Waterway Bridges

In the coming weeks, Parks Canada will be conducting spring maintenance at some of our swing bridges and sites along the Trent-Severn Waterway, in preparation for the 2017 navigation season. This included preventative maintenance tasks like washing and greasing swing bridges and conducting visual inspections to ensure their safe operability. Parks Canada advises residents and… Read more »

Media Release – Road Closure

Beginning Monday, April 3, 2017, the Douro Ninth Line from Nassau Road to County Road 4 will be closed and only open for local traffic and emergency vehicles until further notice. The Douro Ninth Line will remain open for local traffic and emergency vehicles only. The road closure is due to construction work that is… Read more »

Douro Fifth Line Road North Closed

The Public Works Department has closed off Douro Fifth Line North between Highway 28 and County Road 6. This temporary closure is due to the road conditions including water on the road and ice buildup, making for unsafe condition. This section will be closed until further notifications. For more information, please contact: Harold Nelson Manager… Read more »

Half Load Restrictions on all Township Roads

Please take notice that as of February 23, 2017, half load restrictions are now in place on all Township roads. For more information, please contact: Harold Nelson Manager of Public Works Township of Douro-Dummer 705-652-8402 Email: Harold Nelson

Media Release – Road Conditions

Media Release Road Conditions – February 21, 2017 Due to the winter weather that we have been experiencing – four major rainfalls, two freezing rain storms, and the very mild temperatures – has caused many of our gravel roads to develop holes. Unfortunately, with these freeze and thaw conditions, it is very difficult to improve… Read more »