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Public Works Construction

Construction in Peel: Mississauga

Watermain Replacement and Improvement
Burnhamthorpe Road West, South Common Court and Tamarack Gate from Erin Mills Parkway to Winston Churchill Boulevard
Project #12-1345 K

We have finished the work. The project is under warranty until May 2017.

What are we doing?

  • Replacing and improving the aging watermain along Burnhamthorpe Road West, South Common Court and Tamarack Gate as shown on the attached map.

Why?

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

When?

  • We expect to start work on or about June 30, 2014, starting at Burnhamthorpe Road West and Erin Mills Parkway.
  • The project should be completed before December 2014.
  • We will start restoring the road when all water system replacements and transfers are complete, and as weather permits.

Who can you call?

Region of Peel Personnel
Contact Responsibilities Phone Number
Nicole Sartor Project Manager 905-791-7800 ext. 7832
Jimmy Cheema Inspector 905-791-7800 ext. 3246
London Excavators and Trucking Ltd.
London Excavators will do the work, under contract to the Region of Peel
Contact Responsibilities Phone Number
Massimo Sansone Project Manager 416-676-1984
Frank Carelli Site Superintendent 416-891-9201

Working Hours

  • Our contractor’s normal working hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but a shorter working day would mean the project would take longer to complete.

Traffic and Parking Control

  • We may need to reduce traffic to a single lane during construction.
  • If we have to reroute traffic, we will place signs giving directions.
  • On-street parking will be reduced during construction.

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 a side 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.
  • We will make sure businesses have access at all times.
  • Please call 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. 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.

Vibrations

  • You may feel slight vibrations from the construction work in your home.

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.

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, Curbs, and Sidewalks

  • Our Contractor will pave only the trench they dug and install temporary curbs because the City of Mississauga plans to pave the roads in 2015.
  • The City of Mississauga will start their work after we have finished the watermain.

Private-side Servicing

  • We will replace the water service pipe to your service box (the round valve in front of your house, near the property line).
  • As the pipe between the service box and your house is probably the same age and condition as the watermain, you may wish to replace it to ensure a constant supply of high-quality drinking water to your tap. This is the property owner’s responsibility; the Region cannot do this work for you.
  • For more information on replacing the private-side water service, please visit www.peelregion.ca/pw/water/private-side-water-service.htm

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.

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