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Chalk Lake Springs temporarily closed during Lake Ridge Road construction

Posted on Friday, June 09, 2023 08:50 AM

The Regional Municipality of Durham, in co-operation with the City of Pickering, Town of Whitby, and townships of Scugog and Uxbridge, is rehabilitating Lake Ridge Road (Regional Road 23). The Chalk Lake Springs are temporarily closed during this construction.

When: Access to the springs is expected to reopen towards the end of July once construction is substantially completed in the area of Chalk Lake Road.

Where: Chalk Lake Springs on Lake Ridge Road in the Township of Uxbridge.

Why: The closure...

Township of Uxbridge Bans All Open-Air Fires

Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2023 04:20 PM

Dry conditions prompt fire restrictions

Effective June 6th, the Township of Uxbridge has imposed a fire ban on all open-air burning. Dry conditions caused by current and forecasted weather patterns make burning unsafe at this time.

Open air burning includes the use of burn barrels, outdoor fireplaces and cooking fires, as well as fires in pits. Residents may still use a barbeque or other approved cooking appliances with caution.

All persons in the Township of Uxbridge who currently have an...

Sidewalk Inspections Begin in Township of Uxbridge

Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 01:56 PM

During the first week of June, a contractor for the Township of Uxbridge will be assessing the condition of local sidewalks. The contractor will be looking for uneven or broken sections of sidewalk and identifying those which pose a trip hazard or other adverse conditions.

The contractor will be using a golf-cart to conduct the inspection, and may mark portions of the sidewalk with spray paint.

The results of the inspection will be used to create a maintenance plan for problem sidewalk areas.

Sandford Road (Regional Road 11), Township of Uxbridge Shoulder Paving

Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 11:19 AM

The Regional Municipality of Durham is proceeding with shoulder paving on Sandford Road, (Regional Road 11) from 200 metres west of Concession Road 5 to Concession Road 7 (Regional Road 1), in the Township of Uxbridge. Work will consist of asphalt removal, placement of granular material, placement of asphalt paved shoulders and new pavement markings.Construction ScheduleThe Region’s contractor, GIP Paving Inc., will start work on June 6 and is expected to complete the work by June 29. Please...

Durham Region celebrates National AccessAbility Week

Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023 10:29 AM

The following statement is being issued on behalf of John Henry, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer for The Regional Municipality of Durham:

"National AccessAbility Week is May 28 to June 3. This week is an opportunity to celebrate the individuals, organizations and communities working to remove barriers; helping to build a more accessible and inclusive future for all.

Durham Region is committed to creating welcoming communities that work toward creating equal opportunities for people of...

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