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Public Works Construction

Construction in Peel: Mississauga

Water System Improvements
Erin Mills Parkway, Eglinton Avenue West, Metcalfe Avenue, Glen Erin Drive, Kimbermount Avenue, Credit Valley Road
Projects 13-1117, 13-1118, 13-1346 and 06-1922

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

What are we doing?

  • Installing new watermain along Erin Mills Parkway and Eglinton Avenue West, as shown on the attached map.
  • Replacing and improving the aging watermain along Metcalfe Avenue, Glen Erin Drive, Kimbermount Avenue and Credit Valley Road, as shown on the attached map.
  • Replacing the water service pipe to your service box. Please see “Private-side Servicing” section at the end of this letter.

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 in August 2014, starting at Winston Churchill Boulevard and Eglinton Avenue West.
  • The project should be completed summer 2015.
  • 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
Contact Person Responsibility Telephone Number
Troy Leyburne Project Manager 905-791-7800, ext. 7919
Stantec Consulting

Chad Schwartzenruber

Project Engineer

519-585-7352

Gordon Glavovic Site Inspector 226-988-2942
Con-Ker Construction
Con-Ker Construction will do the work, under contract to the Region of Peel
Joe Pavarin-Tome Project Coordinator 905-208-3015

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 on minor streets. Erin Mills Parkway, Eglinton Avenue West, and Winston Churchill Boulevard will have two-way access at all times 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 in your home 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.

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

  • On minor streets, we will start restoring the road and boulevard once all replacements and service transfers are complete and as weather permits.
  • We will complete the restoration on a street-by-street basis.

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.

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.

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