The Regional Municipality of Durham


Public Service Announcement

Changes to intersection at Winchester Road and Chelmsford Drive in Brooklin

WHITBY, ON September 01, 2016

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to advise residents of changes to the intersection of Winchester Road (Regional Road 3) and Chelmsford Drive/Durham Street in Brooklin.

WHEN:

Lane restrictions will take place from Sept. 19 to Oct. 3 to construct new raised islands, patch asphalt and revise line markings.

Once work is complete, drivers travelling north on Chelmsford Drive will no longer be able to drive straight through the Winchester Road intersection, nor turn left on Winchester Road; drivers will only be able to turn right onto Winchester Road from Chelmsford Drive. Northbound traffic on Chelmsford Drive wishing to access westbound Winchester Road can use Roybrook Avenue and Baldwin Street as an alternate route.

WHERE:

The intersection of Winchester Road (Regional Road 3) and Chelmsford Drive/Durham Street in the Village of Brooklin, within the Town of Whitby.

WHY:

The change is a result of a safety analysis which identified the need to reduce collisions and improve overall safety at this intersection.

NOTE:

 To learn more about traffic engineering and operations in Durham Region, visit www.durham.ca/traffic.

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