City of Markham Whistling Cessation Measures

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City of Markham Whistling Cessation Measures



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.
Contract  Administrator
WSP Canada Group Limited
T: 416-848-5787

City of Markham • 101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham, Ontario L3R 9W3 Website:  •  Tel: 905-477-5530  •  Fax:  905-479-7767

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