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Old Simcoe Road Closure – Dr. Archer Drive to Chimney Hill Drive/ Bay Street

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023 03:50 PM

Monday, May 15, to Friday, May 19.

A full road closure is scheduled on Old Simcoe Road beginning Monday, May 15, 2023. The road is being closed to allow the installation of a sewer for Balsam Street.

No through traffic will be allowed for the duration of the closure. Local traffic will be maintained to the residences on Old Simcoe Road. The sidewalk on the east or west side of the road will remain open for pedestrians, depending on the progress of construction. Please follow the pedestrian detour...

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Pothole Repairs Underway

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 04:12 PM

As spring weather arrives, so do many potholes across the province and the Township of Scugog is no exception. Carol Coleman, Director of Public Works and Infrastructure, says “Potholes are worse in some areas this year, especially on gravel roads, as temperatures in January and February fluctuated above and below zero degrees creating constant freezing and thawing of road surfaces.”

To combat the state of the roads, crews have been busy throughout the winter repairing potholes. However, winter...

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Vehicle Weight Restrictions, 2023

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2023 01:00 PM

Due to mild weather conditions, vehicle weight restriction for Township of Scugog roads will be in place starting February 21, 2023, and will be in effect until approximately May 31, 2023. Weather conditions will determine the actual end to the enforcement season.

Vehicle loads are restricted to a maximum of FIVE TONNES per axle, in accordance with the Township of Scugog Traffic By-law. 

For additional information about weight restrictions, contact: 

Public Works

905-985-7346 Ext. 112

Snow Plow on Local Road

Facts About Winter Road Maintenance in Scugog

Posted on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 11:43 AM

For Immediate Release 

December 14, 2022 

Facts About Winter Road Maintenance in Scugog

With a significant snowstorm expected tomorrow, it is a great time to share some information about how the Township provides road maintenance during and after storms. 

The Township of Scugog provides winter maintenance for 826 lane kilometers of road.  Most of the service is provided by a day shift that works 7:00 am to 3:30 pm but usually begins work at 4:00 am when there is a winter weather...

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Project Update - Second Access for Scugog Island

Posted on Monday, November 14, 2022 02:59 PM

Project Update Notice - November 2022
Second Access for Scugog Island Environmental Assessment Addendum

The Study
The Township of Scugog is preparing an addendum to the Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study and a detailed design for proposed second access roads to Scugog Island. The original EA was completed in June 2007 and identified two road links to provide a second access to Scugog Island. The southern link extends from Highway 7A to Reader Road and the northern link extends from Ma Brown’s...

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