The Regional Municipality of Durham

Public Service Announcement

Construction on Ritson Road in Oshawa

WHITBY, ON October 07, 2014

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 and a two-month northbound road closure between Bond Street and the Costco entrance.


Work begins the week of Oct. 20, and will continue until July 2015. Ritson Road will be restricted to one southbound lane only, between Bond Street and the Costco entrance, for approximately two months beginning Oct. 20.


Construction activities will occur on Ritson Road, from Richmond Street to Adelaide Avenue East.


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. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule. Drivers are asked to exercise caution for pedestrian safety and for the safety of the construction workers.

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