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Effective April 23, 2018 the County of Lennox and Addington and the Town of Greater Napanee are reconstructing Dundas Street from Centre Street to Adelphi Street. The works include the replacement of sanitary sewers, watermains, storm sewers, reinstatement of the roadway surface and sidewalks.

 

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August 1, 2018 - Public Notice

The work on Dundas Street East is progressing well. Commencing on Thursday, August 2nd the first block of Dundas Street East from Centre Street to John Street will be OPENED TO TRAFFIC. The John Street intersection at Dundas Street East will also be opened to traffic. Please note that the John Street intersection will be operating as a temporary all-way stop. Please watch for pedestrians. The traffic signals at Dundas Street and Centre Street will be re-activated.

Dundas Street East from the east side of John Street to Adelphi Street will continue to be closed. See attached map illustrating the road closure and detour route. Sidewalks will remain open for pedestrian access.

Ongoing notices will be circulated when the road closure and traffic detours change as the work progresses to the east.

Should you have any questions or require any further information please contact one of the following or speak with any senior staff on site wearing a white hard hat.

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June 7, 2018 - Public Notice

Commencing on Monday, June 11th the road closure on Dundas Street East will be extended to include the East Street intersection.  See attached map illustrating the road closure and detour route. Both John Street and East Street will be closed at Dundas Street but LOCAL TRAFFIC (not thru traffic) can by-pass the barricades to enter John Street and East Street.  Emergency access to the closed blocks will be under the direction of on-site construction staff.

Ongoing notices will be circulated when the road closure and traffic detours change as the work progresses to the east.   

 


May 24, 2018 - Public Notice

Commencing on Monday, May 28th the road closure on Dundas Street East will be extended to East Street.  See attached map illustrating the road closure and detour route.  A reminder that John Street is closed at Dundas Street but LOCAL TRAFFIC (not thru traffic) can by-pass the barricades to enter John Street. This closure is required to allow the excavation works for the replacement of the water main, sanitary sewer, storm sewer and traffic signals.  Sidewalks will remain open for pedestrian access.

This is a reminder that the traffic signals at the intersection of Dundas Street at Centre Street are turned off and this intersection is operating as a temporary ALL-WAY STOP.  Please come to a complete stop and watch for Pedestrians.

We appreciate your patience during this construction. Should you have any questions or require any further information please contact one of the following or speak with any senior staff on site wearing a white hard hat.


May 18, 2018 - Public Notice

Commencing on Wednesday, May 23rd the intersection of Dundas St East and John St will be CLOSED TO ALL VEHICULAR TRAFFIC. This intersection closure is an extension of the current road closure from Centre St to John St. See the map below for closures points and detour routes. LOCAL TRAFFIC (not thru traffic) can by-pass the barricades to enter all LOCAL TRAFFIC / NO EXIT blocks in the area.

Please be advised that the traffic signals at the intersection of Dundas Street East at John Street in #Napanee have been turned off and this intersection is now operating as an ALL-WAY STOP. This all-way stop will be in place until further notice. Please watch for pedestrians.


May 4, 2018 - Public Notice

Please be advised that the traffic signals at the intersection of Dundas Street East at John Street in #Napanee have been turned off and this intersection is now operating as an ALL-WAY STOP. This all-way stop will be in place until further notice. Please watch for pedestrians. 


April 16, 2018 - Public Notice

Due to the inclement weather experienced over the weekend and its after-effects, Phase 2 of Diggin' Downtown Napanee is now expected to start on Monday, April 23rd.


April 12, 2018 - Public Notice

Properties effected by Phase 2 of Diggin' Downtown Napanee are being delivered notices with details regarding the upcoming closing of Dundas Street East between Centre Street and John Street. [view notice]


April 11, 2018 - Detour routes in effect beginning April 23rd - UPDATED

Beginning on Monday, April 23rd, Dundas Street East between Centre Street and John Street will be closed to vehicular traffic as work will begin on Phase 2 of Diggin' Downtown Napanee. No parking is permitted within this area, but many municipal lots in the vicinity as well as street-side parking in other downtown locations.

Note that Centre Street and John Street intersections will be open to through traffic. Centre Street will be a three-way stop (not traffic lights). Drivers, please watch for pedestrians. All businesses are open and pedestrian access to all stores will be available. Detour routes for through traffic will be using Bridge Street.

Please see a detailed parking map further down the page for more information.


April 5, 2018 - Phase 2 Start Date

Construction will soon be underway on Phase 2 of Diggin' Downtown Napanee. The project will involve a storefront-to-storefront removal and replacement of pavement and sidewalks, and the replacement of the sanitary, storm, and water mains in the downtown. 

Phase 2 of the project includes Dundas Street East between Centre Street and Adelphi Street. Road closures and the commencement of work is anticipated to begin on Monday, April 16th, weather permitting. Similar to Phase 1 that took place last year, the work will be completed block by block to reduce traffic issues. All businesses will remain open and accessible throughout construction, and staff will be available to assist downtown visitors during the process.

Motorists are asked to obey traffic signage and detour routes that are placed at each entrance to the downtown area. 


March 29, 2018 - Barr Construction Presentation

In preparation of the beginning of Phase 2 of Diggin' Downtown Napanee, contractors Barr Construction prepared a presentation on March 28th. Construction and road closures along Dundas Street East between Centre Street & John Street are expected to begin mid-April. More details about the construction schedule is coming soon. [view presentation]


March 23, 2018 - Public Notice

Works have commenced on Diggin’ Downtown Phase 2 with construction crews planning and preparing to set up temporary water supply services to the rear of the buildings on the first block (Centre St to John St). There will not be any road closures during this preliminary work. Notices will be circulated when crews are scheduled to close the first block to vehicular traffic and commence with the roadway excavation. We appreciate your patience during the upcoming construction. [view notice]


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Phase 2 Map

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News & Updates

October 19, 2017

Accessible Pedestrian Signals

You may have noticed some new features in Downtown Napanee now that Phase 1 of the Diggin' Downtown Napanee project is complete. Two intersections are now equipped with Accessible Pedestrian Signals.

Find out their purpose and learn how they work


October 19, 2017

Traffic Signal Updates: Frequently Asked Questions

There have been some recent updates to the traffic signals at the Centre Street/Dundas Street & Centre Street/Bridge Street intersections. Find out what's new and the reasons behind the changes.

Learn more

 

Project Details

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The first phase of the project is anticipated to begin in April. The timetable for construction is as follows:

Phase 1 (Centre Street west to Robinson Street)

  • Completed October 2017

 

Phase 2 (Centre Street east to Adelphi Street):

  • November 2017 – Public Information Centre
  • January 2018 – Tendering
  • March 2018 – Award of Tender
  • April 2018 – Commence Construction
  • October 2018 – Complete Construction

 

Phase 3 (Hessford Street east to Robinson Street):

  • November 2018 – Public Information Centre
  • January 2019 – Tendering
  • March 2019 – Award of Tender
  • April 2019 – Commence Construction
  • October 2019 – Complete Construction

 

Business Support

Lennox & Addington County will be offering support to businesses in the downtown during the reconstruction project.

 

Communications

Communications will be key to a successful project. Our goal is to ensure that all BIA members feel connected and involved during construction. The County of Lennox and Addington will be leading construction communications. BIA Members and the public will be kept up to date through a website portal, social media, e-blasts and newsletters. Joe Hogan, our Construction Liaison Officer will be your connection to the project. This individual will be onsite and will ensure that communications are timely and clear. He will be available to listen to concerns and will be your link to the contractor and the municipality. Joe can be contacted at 613-539-7657 or via email by clicking here

 

Business Coaching

The Lennox and Addington Economic Development Office offers free business coaching. Tracey Snow is available to work with BIA Members to develop a plan for the upcoming construction. This could include inventory management, staffing strategies and marketing. Give Tracey a call at 613-561-6310 to book an appointment. Please click here for more details about our business coaching services. 

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