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Church Street Reconstruction

Welcome to the Church Street reconstruction information page. The project, slated to run from April to October in Schomberg, will include updating the roadway to current standards, including building new concrete curbs and gutters, sidewalks, storm sewers, street lighting, hydro service pole relocations, fire hydrant relocations and boulevard restorations.​

This page will include construction updates and notices of any possible service disruptions.

Update 9 (July 6, 2016)

WHAT:

Curb, roadwork and bridge closure

WHERE:

Church Street and Main Street

​WHEN::

​Ongoing

​DETAILS:
  • The installation of curbs on Church Street continues.
  • The bridge on Main Street over the Schomberg River is closed for the installation of oil grit separators. These are needed to treat storm water draining into the river.
  • The bridge will be closed to both vehicles and pedestrians until at least Monday, July 11, possibly longer.
  • Access to residential and business properties will remain open.
  • Those needing to access properties south of the bridge can reach them by using Main Street south of the bridge, while those needing access on the north side can use Main Street on the north side of the bridge.
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For more detailed information on Main Street construction, click on the following
Church Street Update 9

Update 8 (June 24, 2016)

WHAT:Sewer, curb and roadwork
WHERE:

Church Street

​WHEN::

​Ongoing

​DETAILS:
  • The first crew is almost finished putting in storm sewer along Church Street.
  • The road excavation crew is currently at Church Street and Western Avenue.
  • A crew on Edwards Mill Lane is working on the water main.

For more detailed information on Main Street construction, click on the following
Church Street Update 8

 

Update 7 (June 17, 2016)

​WHERE:Church Street
​WHEN:

Ongoing

​WHY:

​The sidewalks have been removed as part of the multi-phase reconstruction of Church Street.

​HOW will this impact traffic and residents:Pedestrians walking on Church Street should use the temporary gravel sidewalk on the north side of the street.  There is no sidewalk access on the south side of Church Street.  Church Street is closed to local traffic only.

For more detailed information on Main Street construction, click on the following
Church Street Update 7

Update 6 (June 17, 2016)

​WHERE:The bridge over the Schomberg River in Schomberg
​WHEN:

​Starts Monday, July 4th.  Expected to last up to two weeks.

​WHY:

​The bridge needs to be closed to install oil grit separators.  These are needed to treat storm water draining into the river.

​HOW will this impact traffic and residents:

​The bridge needs to be closed to both vehicles and pedestrians.  Access to residential and business properties will remain open.  Those needing to access properties south of the bridge can reach them using Main Street south of the bridge, while those needing access on the north side can use Main Street on the north side of the bridge.

For more detailed information on Main Street construction, click on the following
Church Street Update 6

Update 5 (June 9, 2016)

​WHERE:​Ongoing
​WHEN:

​Church Street from Main Street to 150 Church Street

​WHY:

​To perform much needed upgrades to Schomberg's infrastructure

​HOW will this impact traffic and residents:

​Portions of Church Street will be limited to local traffic only

For more detailed information on Main Street construction, click on the following:

Church Street Update 5 

Update 4 (May 6, 2016)

​WHEN:​Construction work has now begun on Church Street.
​WHERE:​Church Street. First phase of Main Street is now complete.
WHY:​​To perform much needed upgrades to Schomberg's infrastructure.
​HOW will this impact traffic and residents:​Church Street between Main and Western Avenue will be limited to local traffic only.

For more detailed information on Main Street construction, click on the following:

Church Street Update 4

 

Update 3 (April 28, 2016)

WHEN:Construction work is scheduled to be on Main Street from April 25 until early July, with the exception of the weekend of the Schomberg Fair (May 26 to May 29)
WHERE:Work will progress from south of the bridge on the west side of Main Street, followed by work on the east side. The bridge will be closed for a period of up to two weeks immediately following the Schomberg Fair.
WHY:To perform much needed upgrades to Schomberg's infrastructure.
HOW will this impact traffic and residents:

There will be no parking on Main Street south of the bridge while work on Main continues. Parking will be allowed on the east side of Main Street north of the bridge to Dr. Kay Drive.

Main Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic from the bridge to the Main/Church intersection. Traffic will be two-way, controlled by flag personnel.

 

For more detailed information on Main Street construction, including maps of the impacted areas, click on the following:

Church Street Update 3
East side construction
West side construction

Update 2 (April 19, 2016)

​WHEN will work begin:

​April 25th, 2016.  Work is only scheduled between the hours of  7a.m. and 7p.m.

WHERE will work begin:

​Main Street, south of the bridge and move towards Church Street. The Schomberg Agricultural Fair (May 26 - 29)  will not be impacted.
WHY: To perform much needed upgrades to Schomberg's infrastructure
​HOW will this impact traffic and residents:​A portion of Main Street will be closed  for up to two weeks (date still to be determined) and there will be reduced on-street parking.


Update 1 (April 12, 2016)

In order to provide business owners with as much information as possible about the project, we're holding an information meeting with project staff, the contractor and ward Councillor Bill Cober on Fri., April 15 at 2:30 p.m.

The meeting will take place at 185 Main Street. The contractor, Trisan, has rented this location as its construction headquarters for the duration of the project.

What: Information session regarding Church Street reconstruction

Where: 185 Main Street, Schomberg

When: Fri., April 15 at 2:30 p.m.

Who: King Township and contractor staff, ward Councillor Bill Cober and local business owners

Construction Notice for Church Street

 

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