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Public Service Announcement

Construction on Ritson Road in Oshawa

WHITBY, ON March 31, 2015

The Regional Municipality of Durham, Works Department would like to advise residents and businesses that construction work on Ritson Road (Regional Road 16) in Oshawa will require lane restrictions.


Work begins April 8, and will continue until July 2015. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.


Construction activities will occur on Ritson Road, between Adelaide Avenue East and Richmond Street. Ritson Road will be restricted to one southbound lane only, between William Street and the Costco entrance, for approximately six weeks.


Construction work includes road reconstruction, watermain replacement, new raised medians, lighting improvements, new traffic signals at the Costco entrance, and sewer replacements and repairs.


The Region realizes that the work may 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.

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