The Regional Municipality of Durham

Public Service Announcement

Main Street in Orono to close for construction

WHITBY, ON April 07, 2015

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to advise residents and businesses that Main Street (Regional Road 17) in Orono will be closed to both vehicles and pedestrians for construction.


Work begins the week of April 7 and is anticipated to be completed by the end of November. The Main Street closure will begin on April 13. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.


Main Street (Regional Road 17), from Millson Hill Drive to Mill Street, in Orono, within the Municipality of Clarington. Detour routes will be posted.


The road closure is necessary to remove the existing culvert and construct a new bridge that spans the Orono Creek.


All businesses on Main Street will remain open, and safe access to local businesses and residences will be provided.

The Region realizes that the work will be disruptive, and will make every effort to complete the work as quickly and efficiently as possible. Drivers are asked to exercise caution for pedestrian safety and for the safety of the construction workers.

For more information about this and other Regional construction, design and environmental assessment projects, visit

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