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Public Works Construction

Construction in Peel: Caledon

Watermain Replacement and Improvement
Kennedy Road from Charleston Sideroad to Giles Road
Project #14-1330B

What are we doing?

  • Replacing and improving the aging watermain along Kennedy Road as part of the Town of Caledon’s bridge rehabilitation project.
  • Extending our watermain northerly to connect to the existing watermain on Giles Road.
  • Replacing the water service pipe to your service box.

Why?

  • To upgrade the water system capacity and reliability as part of the Region of Peel’s State of Good Repair program.

When?

  • Our contractor has started working.
  • The project should be completed before the Fall of 2016. All work is under warranty for two years from the completion date.

Contact Persons

Region of Peel
Contact Person Responsibilities Telephone Number
Sean Ballaro Project Manager 905-866-8588
Harry Flynn Inspector 905-791-7800, ext. 3246
GM Blue Plan
GM Blue Plan will perform daily contract administration and inspection, under contract to the Region of Peel. They will be the primary contact should you have any questions or concerns.
Contact Person Responsibilities Telephone Number
Matt Scott Contract Administrator 226-820-3193
Esposito Brothers Limited
Esposito Brothers will do the work, under contract to the Region of Peel.
Contact Person Responsibilities Telephone Number
Domenic Petosa Project Manager 416-990-1677
Chris Diamantopoulos Site Representative 416-843-7008

Working Hours

  • Our contractor’s normal working hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. These hours are consistent with the local municipality’s bylaws. We understand this may cause some inconvenience, but a shorter working day would mean the project would take longer to complete.

Driveway Access

  • Due to construction activities, we may need to block your driveway for a short time. We will contact you before we do this to arrange for the best time and for alternate access, if needed. If your driveway is blocked, you may choose to park on the street for a short time. If you need immediate access to your driveway, the contractor will have road plates available to quickly allow access in and out of your driveway.
  • Please call the contract administrator or the project manager if you have special needs related to access or business hours.

Irrigation or Sprinkler Systems

  • Please tell the inspector if you have underground irrigation or a sprinkler system outside your property line.
  • You may wish to move the sprinkler lines to inside your private property to avoid damage.

Trimming Trees

  • If tree branches within the right-of-way interfere with construction, the contractor will have the trees pruned before equipment enters the drip line of the tree.
  • If tree branches on private property interfere with construction, they will be pruned back to the nearest suitable trunk, crotch or branch.
  • The contractor will ask you for permission before cutting any branches on private property. If you do not allow the contractor onto your property to trim the branches, the branches will be cut vertically at the property line.

Interrupting Your Water Supply

  • It is our goal to let you know 48 hours (2 days) in advance if we need to shut off your water. Occasionally, we may have to reduce this notice to 24 hours.
  • If we have to shut off your water because of an emergency, we will do everything we can to fix the problem as quickly as possible.

Waste Collection

  • Your garbage, recycling and organics containers will continue to be picked up on your regularly scheduled day. It is the contractor’s responsibility to move your garbage, recycling and organics bins to a location where our collection vehicles can pick them up. Empty containers will be returned to their corresponding addresses. Please make sure your house number is clearly marked on each bin.

Vibrations

  • You may feel slight vibrations from the construction work.

Replacing and Taking Care of Your Sod

  • The contractor will take care of any sod we replace for 30 days.
  • You can help the sod to stay healthy by watering it for one hour in the early morning, two or three times a week. This is especially important in hot or dry weather.
  • We will replace your sod as soon as we can, but there may be a short delay.
  • It is very common for the work area to settle a bit following construction. If you notice any settlement, please let the contract administrator, project manager or inspector know and we will ensure the contractor fixes it.

Repairing Your Driveway

  • If we need to cut your driveway to replace the existing service valve or access the watermain, we will repair the asphalt in the disturbed area from edge to edge across the driveway. Unfortunately the Region cannot completely replace your driveway.
  • Several weeks before the driveway restoration work, we will send you an update with contact information for the contractor, in case you wish to have the remainder of your driveway (private side) paved at the same time.
  • If you have any concerns, please call the Project Manager.
  • We will repair your driveway as soon as we can, but there may be a short delay.

Repairing the Road

  • Road restoration will start after the Town has completed their bridge rehabilitation and as weather permits.

Project Updates

  • The Region of Peel will always let you know if there are any major changes to the plans.
  • We will try to disturb you as little as possible.
  • Please call the project manager or inspector if you have any concerns or special needs.

How Did We Do?

  • After we’ve finished, we will give you a postage-paid card for you to rate our work.
  • Please complete the card and mail it back to us.

 

Revised: Friday June 17 2016

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