Region of Durham Works Department completes service delivery reviews
Posted on Monday, March 13, 2023 12:21 PM
The Region of Durham strives to continuously improve service delivery and recently examined winter maintenance and underground locate requests. Using provincial Audit and Accountability grants, the Region hired consultants to undertake a review of the current service delivery model and identify opportunities for improvement.
The consultants’ reports identified potential cost-savings, challenges, and best practices for winter maintenance operations and underground locate requests. The reports...
Share your thoughts about additional water system capacity for Sunderland
Posted on Monday, March 06, 2023 03:49 PM
The Regional Municipality of Durham has completed the Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to plan for additional water supply, water storage capacity and pumping facilities to service the Sunderland community, in the Township of Brock. The additional capacity is required to provide a long-term, secure and sustainable water supply to service the increasing population in the community.
The public can review and comment on the proposed solution until March 28 atdurham.ca/SunderlandWaterSystem.
What makes a successful automated speed enforcement site?
Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2023 10:25 AM
Speed is a contributing factor in approximately one-third of fatal collisions. Reducing speed is the best way to reduce both the frequency and severity of collisions in our community.
To help reduce speeds, Durham Region has Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) cameras in some school zones and designated Community Safety Zones on Regional Roads.
ASE helps improve road safety by encouraging drivers to drive slower within the speed limit, altering driver behaviour and increasing public awareness about...
Join us for an in-person Public Information Centre about the widening of Rossland Road in Oshawa
Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 11:30 AM
The Region of Durham is holding an in-person Public Information Centre (PIC) to discuss the reconstruction and widening of Rossland Road, from 400 metres west of Ritson Road to Harmony Road, in Oshawa. The PIC is on Thursday, March 2 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Northview Community Centre, 150 Beatrice Street East in Oshawa.
The widening of Rossland Road is identified in the Durham Transportation Master Plan as the preferred solution to address operational deficiencies, road safety and increasing...
Share your thoughts about additional sanitary sewage capacity for Cannington and Sunderland
Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 02:31 PM
The Regional Municipality of Durham is holding a virtual Public Information Centre (PIC) until March 31 to provide an update on the Class Environmental Assessment (EA) and get resident input on additional sanitary sewage capacity for the communities of Cannington and Sunderland in the Township of Brock.
The PIC consists of two pre-recorded presentations for each community—Cannington and Sunderland. The presentations include:
- Information about the project.
- Results of the activities completed to...