Infrastructure

The Provincial Government has announced it will be providing Halton Region with funding to support the Wyecroft Road Extension and Bridge Project. In July 2018, Regional Council approved this critical infrastructure project for the remaining funding of $57.6 million from the Move Ontario Quick Wins Fund. Currently, Wyecroft Road is disconnected at Bronte Creek with …

Provincial funding for the Wyecroft Road Extension and Bridge Project will help relieve traffic in Burlington and Oakville Read More »

City council has approved the purchase of 390 Brant St., known as Sims Square, for $17.5 million. The building will maintain the existing tenants and ensure the space continues to be available for future employment generation in the downtown. As such the property will be operated as a self-sustaining commercial property whereby all income generated …

City of Burlington buys office building at 390 Brant St Read More »

Halton Region is hosting a Public Information Centre to share information regarding upgrades to the Junction St wastewater pumping station and forcemain on Lakeshore Road just West of Torrance, and on Martha Street south of James. Details: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 6pm – 8pm Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street, Burlington Event contact: David …

Learn more about upgrades to wastewater stations on Lakeshore, Martha Read More »

Work on the New Street and Drury Lane project is continuing quickly and some changes to the timelines have been made. Drury Lane and the Drury-Prospect intersection were scheduled to be completed in 2017.  This work has been moved up and will be undertaken this year. The traffic calming pilot project on Drury Lane will …

New Street, Drury Lane road construction update Read More »

Lakeshore Road  from Maple Avenue to the Skyway Water Treatment plant is being reconstructed and changed from a rural cross section to an urban cross section. Project Includes: Road reconstruction including widening and raising of the roadway in conjunction with the Joseph Brant Hospital expansion. Installation of curb and gutter and a 2.5 metre sidewalk …

Lakeshore Road work (Maple Avenue to Skyway Treatment Plant) Read More »

It was a great turnout at the Feb. 22, 2016 public meeting where residents learned about the road work project starting this year on New Street, Drury Lane, Prospect Street, Courtland Drive, Tallman Avenue and Stinson Avenue. View the PowerPoint presentation from the meeting on the City’s dedicated webpage for this project: http://www.burlington.ca/en/services-for-you/street-improvements-near-new-street-and-drury-lane.asp. The intersection …

Over 50 residents attend New-Drury road work meeting Read More »

The Region of Halton will undertake watermain replacement on Plains Rd. and Queensway Dr. beginning this month. The work should take approximately one month to complete. For questions or concerns, please contact Melvin Gonzalez at 905-825-6000, ext 3285 or by email at Melvin.Gonzalez@halton.ca.

New Street from Martha Street to Guelph Line is scheduled for resurfacing in 2015, which provides an opportunity to enhance cycling, for example adding bike lanes or painted “sharrows.” City Transportation staff and I will be hosting a community workshop Dec. 5 to to get your feedback on several options to enhance cycling here. You can also provide your feedback by phone or email by Jan. 6.

Recent downtown developments have revealed the need for upgrades to hydro service in the downtown

Great news – on Feb. 21, city council approved the interim repairs for the Drury Lane pedestrian bridge. That will get the bridge back in service by this summer and extend its life for another five years while we plan for a longer term pedestrian connection over the CN tracks.