The Regional Municipality of Durham

News Release

Orono Main Street culvert replacement now complete

WHITBY, ON December 07, 2015

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department is pleased to report that the Main Street (Regional Road 17) culvert replacement project in Orono is complete.

“We’d like to thank the residents and businesses in Orono for their patience and understanding over the summer as we worked to improve infrastructure on Main Street,” says Susan Siopis, Director of Transportation and Field Services. “The street has now fully re-opened to motorists, pedestrians and cyclists, and the creek valley has been restored and enhanced.”

Orono culvert

The work included:

Detours had been in place since work began in early April. The road was officially re-opened on Nov. 19.

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