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Picton Main Street Reconstruction - 2024

NEW: Updated detour route and lane restrictions May 7 - 24

On Tuesday, May 7, construction will begin on the underground services along Picton Main Street from McFarland Drive to Spencer Street. This work is scheduled to be completed by Friday, May 24. 

To facilitate this work, temporary lane reductions along with a road closure will be implemented.

During the closure / lane reduction, local traffic access to properties within the construction area will be maintained as well as emergency vehicle access.

The work between McFarland Drive and Spencer Street is planned to be carried out in three phases over the three-week period. 

Click here to view the updated detour route

Click here to learn more

Overview:

The County of Prince Edward is reconstructing Picton Main Street from Division Street to 300 metres north of McFarland Drive in 2024.

The project will include:

  • Installation of new underground infrastructure including watermains, sanitary sewers, and storm sewers.
  • After that work is complete, the roadway will be reconstructed with new concrete curb and gutters, concrete sidewalks, and a new an asphalt roadway surface.

Budget information:

  • Budget year: 2023
  • Tendered Contract Cost: $11,214,900 + HST

Project Status:

Pending

Phase 1 of the reconstruction will begin on April 1, 2024

Project Details:

RW Tomlinson Limited, the contractor for this project, will complete the work in two phases to minimize the impact to pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

The areas that are under reconstruction during the phases of this project will be closed to through traffic. Local traffic and pedestrian traffic will still be allowed.

Phase 1: April 1 – July 15

The first phase of reconstruction on Picton Main Street will be from Division Street to McFarland Drive.

Traffic impact during Phase 1:

  • Through traffic on Picton Main Street between Johnson Street and McFarland Drive will be detoured along Johnson Street. MacSteven Drive, and McFarland Drive.
  • Picton Main Street will be open to local traffic between Johnson Street and Division Street.
  • Access to properties between Division Street and McFarland Drive will be maintained.

View the detour map

Phase 2: July 15 – November 29

The second phase of reconstruction on Picton Main Street will be from McFarland Drive to 300 metres north.

Traffic impact during Phase 2:

  • Picton Main Street will be open to through traffic south of McFarland Drive.
  • Through traffic on Picton Main Street north of McFarland Drive will be restricted to one traffic lane during construction with traffic signals in operation.

Staff Contact

Joe Angelo
Project Manager

Phone: 613.476.2148 ext. 2001
Fax: 613.471-2050