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Construction, Road Work and Closures

Welcome to our dedicated page for updates on road construction and closures. We understand that road construction can cause temporary inconveniences, and we appreciate your understanding and patience during this time.

We encourage you to check this page regularly for the latest updates on construction progress, road closures, detours, and estimated completion dates. Our goal is to keep you informed and help you plan your routes effectively.

2024 Little Papineau Creek Bridge Rehabilitation 

Trilith Contracting Inc has been selected to carry out the Little Papineau Creek Bridge Rehabilitation Project by the Municipality of Hastings Highlands. The bridge is located on Hwy 62, 770m north of Boulter Road.

The scope of work for this project will include the demolition and reconstruction of the bridge deck and as well as structural repairs and reinforcement to the underside of the bridge.  Construction will impact traffic flow, and a single traffic lane will be established on Highway 62.  In an effort to minimize disruption and facilitate access as much as possible, the work will be completed in two stages. 

We kindly request that you plan ahead and consider alternative routes during this period to help us complete the work as efficiently as possible.

•    Anticipated Project Start: June 24,2024
•    Anticipated Project Completion: August 29,2024

Throughout the construction, we will strive to minimize disruptions.  However, some inconvenience is inevitable with such work, and we ask for your patience and cooperation with our traffic control personnel and work crews. Emergency access to all roads, businesses, and homes will be maintained at all times.

We appreciate your understanding and patience during this construction and look forward to completing these essential upgrades.

South Baptiste Lake Road - 2024 Capital Project

About this Project

Hastings Highlands Council and Staff are pleased to inform you about the Capital Road Project on South Baptiste Lake Road, extending from “Y” Road to Clarke Road. This project will involve a series of improvements including roadside brushing, culvert replacement, pulverizing of the existing road surface, and resurfacing.

Project Timeline

  • April 1st, 2024, to August 31st, 2024

Project Map

Construction impacts and service disruptions

The Municipality will strive to provide advance notice of any service disruption or construction impact to residents, businesses and visitors alike 

  • In-person (print material posted and available onsite at the Municipal Office) 
  • On Social Media (Hastings Highlands Facebook page)
  • On our website 

Impact on Traffic and Travel:

Brushing and Removals:  Starting April 1, trees along the corridor will be brushed and certain trees will be selectively removed as required.

Culvert Replacements: Starting April 15th Culverts along South Baptiste Lake Road in the project areas will be replaced. 

Pulverizing: Pulverizing is scheduled to begin June 3rd and be completed by June 14.  Dust and noise should be expected during this phase of construction.

Resurfacing/Paving: Paving is scheduled to begin June 24th, at 6:00am and run daily until 8:00pm until completed.

The schedule and timeline provided can be affected by weather events.

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