CONSTRUCTION OF WHISTLING CESSATION MEASURES ON FIVE (5) RAIL CROSSINGS IN CITY OF MARKHAM
Please be advised that the City of Markham is proceeding with construction of whistling cessation measures at five rail crossings as per the attached. The five rail crossings for this Contract #215-T-17 are:
- Eureka ,
- Kennedy Rd (North of Austin Dr.),
- Main St. Markham,
- Castlemore ,
- Major Mackenzie Dr.
The construction work will commence on Monday, October 23, 2017, and it is anticipated that the construction work will be completed by December 2017, weather permitting. All efforts will be made to maintain access to pedestrians via detour using the existing sidewalk. At no instance sidewalk on both side will be closed. The construction work includes but not limited to the following:
- Removal and Installation of new roadway
- Installation of new pavement markings
- Installation of new sidewalk, AODA tactile walking plates, and maze barriers
- Installation of chain link fence
- Provide necessary traffic control to separate construction zone with road/sidewalk
The contractor for this project is Aqua Tech Solutions Inc. and the consultant is WSP Canada Group Ltd. While there may be some inconvenience during the ongoing work, the Contractor, the Consultant and City Staff will work together with you to keep the disruption to a minimum. All areas disturbed during construction will be restored to the original or better condition.
Please feel free to contact the City of Markham Contact Centre at (905) 477-5530 or the undersigned if you have any questions or concerns regarding this project.
A copy of the letter can be found here. City of Markham_Rail Crossings
Peter Chan, P.Eng. Capital Works Engineer
City of Markham
T: (905) 477-7000 ext. 4055
Alain Cachola, P.Eng.
Senior Manager, Infrastructure & Capital Works
City of Markham
T: (905) 477-7000 ext. 2711
Jibril Farah, P.Eng.
WSP Canada Group Limited
City of Markham • 101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham, Ontario L3R 9W3 Website: www.markham.ca • Tel: 905-477-5530 • Fax: 905-479-7767