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Notice of construction for two pedestrian crossovers at Gorham Road and Ridge Road

‚ÄčNiagara Region is constructing two pedestrian crossovers and completing illumination upgrades at Gorham Road and Ridge Road at the Friendship Trail under Contract No. 2021-T-140 on behalf of the Town of Fort Erie.
This contract will be carried out on behalf of Niagara Region and Town by Weinmann Limited. Construction is tentatively scheduled to start Nov. 15 until complete.
Every effort will be made to maintain access to neighbouring properties and to minimize inconvenience to businesses, residents and pedestrians. 
To protect construction workers and complete the work safely and cost effectively, there will be single lane closures during construction. Although the contractor must provide safe pedestrian access at all times, please be careful when walking through the construction zone.
Niagara Region has declared this project an essential project. Work is proceeding under this declaration. The contractor must provide a COVID-19 Health and Safety Policy for completing this work under current recommended guidelines. This includes social distancing with other crew members and the public who may approach the job site. We ask residents to social distance from the crew members on site.
Road closure information
For road closure information, visit road closures in Niagara or for real-time information on closures and construction updates. Municipal511 shares road information that connects to Google Maps and Waze. It helps Niagara Region, local municipalities and the Ministry of Transportation better coordinate local construction projects to minimize traffic disruption.
Ty Hamilton
Construction Inspector
Stephanie Huppunen, CET
Manager, Capital Projects
Transportation Engineering
905-980-6000 ext. 3522
Sam Kitson
Contract Administrator
Niagara Region
1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way
Thorold, ON L2V 4T7
905-980-6000, extension 3521
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