Downtown Road Surface Repairs

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Tender Contract Number: ITT-03-24

About this project 

The City has awarded this project to IPAC Paving Limited. The Contractor is scheduled to mobilize in late May 2024. The work is scheduled to be completed by the fall of 2025.

The scope of work generally includes the removal/disposal/supply/set of select frames, covers, and grates, resetting of valve boxes, select curb removal, curb re-installations, milling of existing asphalt, base asphalt repairs, application of emulsified asphalt tack coat, installation of hot mix asphalt, and the application of pavement markings. These upgrades may not address all drainage issues as this is not a full reconstruction and the project cannot correct existing grading or drainage deficiencies.

Schedule update: June 17, 2024

Milling and paving operations are scheduled to begin in June at the following locations: 

  • Brock Street and Sheridan Street: Between June 17 and June 28, with one to two days required for each operation
  • Water Street: Nightly between June 18 and July 5, 2024 with two to four days required for each operation
  • Simcoe Street: Nightly between June 18 and July 5, with two to four days required for each operation
  • George Street North: Nightly between June 24 and July 12, with two to four days required for each operation
  • King Street: Nightly between June 24 to July 12, with two to four days required for each operation

Please note the scheduled dates may be subject to change depending on operational sequencing, weather, or other unforeseen issues.

The City of Peterborough is coordinating with the contractor to minimize impacts on events planned in the downtown for the summer season, including the Canada Day parade.

George Street North from Hunter Street West to Sherbrooke Street and Water Street from Brock Street to Simcoe Street

Scope of work
The scope of work generally includes:
  • Removal/disposal/supply/set of select frames, covers, and grates;
  • Resetting of watermain valve boxes;
  • Select concrete curb and gutter removals;
  • Concrete curb and gutter re-installations;
  • Milling of existing asphalt;
  • Base asphalt repairs, as necessary;
  • Application of emulsified asphalt tack coat;
  • Installation of hot mix surface asphalt; and
  • Application of pavement markings
Lane reductions and traffic impacts

Curb repairs and structure adjustments will be performed by way of flagging and/or lane shifts for an anticipated duration of an estimated ten (10) to fifteen (15) days per site.

Milling and paving operations will be performed by way of lane closures for an anticipated duration of two (2) to four (4) nights per site. 

Access for local traffic and businesses will be maintained during flagging operations, lane shifts and lane closures, however, it is expected that local traffic may experience delays within the construction limits.

Brock Street, Simcoe Street and King Street between George Street North and Water Street

Scope of work
The scope of work generally includes:
  • Removal/disposal/supply/set of select frames, covers, and grates;
  • Resetting of watermain valve boxes;
  • Select concrete curb and gutter removals;
  • Concrete curb and gutter re-installations;
  • Milling of existing asphalt;
  • Base asphalt repairs, as necessary;
  • Application of emulsified asphalt tack coat;
  • Installation of hot mix surface asphalt; and
  • Application of pavement markings
Lane reductions and traffic impacts

Curb repairs and structure adjustments will be performed by way of flagging and/or lane shifts for an anticipated duration of five (5) to eight (8) days per site.

Milling and paving operations will be performed by way of short-term road closures with posted detours when operations occur for an anticipated duration of two (2) to four (4) nights per site. 

Access for local traffic and businesses will be maintained during flagging operations, lane shifts, and
road closures, however, it is expected

Brock Street from Water Street to Sheridan Street and Sheridan Street from Brock Street to Hunter Street West

Scope of work
The scope of work generally includes:
  • Removal/disposal/supply/set of select frames, covers, and grates;
  • Resetting of watermain valve boxes;
  • Select concrete curb and gutter removals;
  • Concrete curb and gutter re-installations;
  • Milling of existing asphalt;
  • Base asphalt repairs, as necessary;
  • Application of emulsified asphalt tack coat;
  • Installation of hot mix surface asphalt; and
  • Application of pavement markings
Lane reductions and traffic impacts

Curb repairs and structure adjustments will be performed by way of flagging and/or lane shifts for an anticipated duration of five (5) to eight (8) days per site.

Milling and paving operations will be performed by way of flagging when operations occur for an anticipated duration of two (2) to four (4) days per site. 

Access for local traffic and businesses will be maintained during flagging operations and lane shifts, however, it is expected that local traffic may experience delays within the construction limits.

Past updates

Project overview: issued April 24, 2024

Milling and surface asphalt placement is proposed on the following streets: 

Breakdown of road surface repairs
Street name1st limit locationEnd limit locationType and proposed year of improvement

Brock Street

George Street

Water Street

Resurface - 2024

Brock Street

Water Street

East Limit

Resurface - 2024

George Street

Hunter Street (including intersection)

Sherbrooke Street

Resurface - 2024

Sheridan Street

Hunter Street

North Limit

Resurface - 2024

Simcoe Street

George Street

Water Street

Resurface - 2024

Water Street

Simcoe Street (including intersection)

Brock Street

Resurface - 2024

King Street

George Street

Water Street

Resurface - 2024

Murray Street

George Street

Water Street

Watermain - 2024

Resurface - 2025

Parkhill Road West

George Street

Approximately 100m East of Water Street

Watermain - 2024

Resurface - 2025

Water Street

Brock Street

Approximately 100m North of Parkhill Road

Watermain - 2024

Resurface - 2025

McDonnel Street

Water Street

Harvey Street

Watermain - 2024

Resurface - 2025

Peterborough Utilities Group will be completing underground watermain rehabilitation at the above noted locations in 2024 with resurfacing of roads to follow in 2025.

In general, to facilitate this work;

  • Brock Street, Simcoe Street, King Street and Murray Street located between George Street and Water Street will experience short-term road closures with posted detours during the time when construction works are occurring. This is expected to cause impact for a duration of 1-2 days for milling and 1-2 days of paving operations.
  • George Street, Water Street, Sheridan Street, Brock Street, McDonnel Street and Parkhill Road West will be reduced to a single lane of traffic during operations, including the elimination of parking along the roadways during structure adjustments, milling and paving.
  • Milling and paving of George Street and Water Street is proposed to proceed during night operations.
  • Access for local traffic and businesses will be maintained during road closures, however, it is expected that local traffic may experience delays within the construction limits.

More concise and/or revised information as it relates to public impacts will be provided when issuing location specific construction notices for this project.

If any issues or questions arise prior to and/or during construction, please contact the following:

Austin Drummond
Engineering and Construction Inspector
Cell: 705-933-9155
adrummond@peterborough.ca