Township Road 544 from Hwy 2 to Elliot Street (ProNorth) – road construction

Category
Roads

Project Highlights

Council approved funding for upgrades to Township Road 544 from Highway 2 to Elliot Street (ProNorth Industrial Park) in 2021. ​

Township Road 544 will be upgraded to a finished 9 m wide paved surface for a length of 4.1 km.​ This is the main access to ProNorth Industrial Park. Currently, the roadway is subject to road bans, and these will no longer be required once reconstruction is complete. ​​ Approximately 1 km of Geocell technology will be utilized and monitored with the use of subgrade pressure plates adjacent to ProNorth Industrial Park.​ Bridge File Reconstruction and milling of existing asphalt was completed in Fall 2021 to advance reconstruction in 2022. ​

The project includes:​

  • Grading​
  • Granular base course​
  • Asphalt concrete pavement​
  • Drainage improvements​

Construction is scheduled for completion in 2022.​

What to expect

  • Advanced project signage​
  • Construction signage and notifications​
  • Heavy equipment and workers​
  • Traffic control – flaggers

Location

Project Updates

  • September 27, 2022

    The final lift of the asphalt is done while ProNorth is in progress.

  • September 6, 2022

    The final lift of asphalt is done over the GeoCell sections. The clean up crew is finalizing fill slopes and signage installation following the initial lift.

  • August 22, 2022

    The first lift of asphalt from Firehall Road is complete.

  • August 15, 2022

    The first lift of paving is done with the exception of one section on Rge Rd 252 that requires repairs. Subgrade work on Twp Rd 544 / ProNorth is underway.

  • July 31, 2022

    Paving and equipment moving to Pronorth scheduled to complete for end of July.

  • June 30, 2022

    Finishing off south limits of firefall mid June.