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Public Service Announcement

New accessible pedestrian signals to be installed at various locations throughout Durham Region

WHITBY, ON August 30, 2016

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to advise residents that accessible pedestrian signals are being installed at five intersections over the next couple of months.

WHEN:

Installation will coincide with other intersection improvements, such as curb and sidewalk reconstruction, taking place between now and the end of November. Lane and sidewalk restrictions will be in effect when work is underway.

WHERE:

Accessible pedestrian signals will be installed at the following intersections:

  • Rossland Road (Regional Road 28) and Wilson Road (Regional Road 35) in Oshawa
  • Centre Street (Regional Road 2A) and William Street in Oshawa
  • Centre Street (Regional Road 2A) and John Street in Oshawa
  • Courtice Road (Regional Road 34) and Durham Highway 2 in Courtice
  • John Street West at the Midtown Mall entrance in Oshawa

WHY:

Accessible pedestrian signal functions advise pedestrians who are blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind when they have the right-of-way to cross a roadway.

NOTE:

For more information, including a list of all Durham intersections equipped with APS and .wav files of APS sounds, visit www.durham.ca/APS.

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.