Lakewood Drive streetscape

Lakewood Drive Reconstruction

On this page:
1. Project Updates
2. Public Meetings and Information Centres
3. Map of Project Area
4. Quarterly Progress Reports

The Town has identified Lakewood Drive for reconstruction due to deficiencies with the water distribution and sewage collection systems. The road was constructed in 1971, and is now due for replacement of the inground works. The road will be reconstructed and the ditches reshaped and cleared of trees.

One problem with the reconstruction is the lack of information regarding drainage outlets to the Bay. The Town does not have any drawings related to the road construction nor an overall subdivision grading plan. Tatham Engineering will be completing a stormwater study for the area, and will be presenting a number of preliminary proposed solutions to improve local drainage.

Why Now?

Lakewood Drive's water system is sub-standard, the main is a 3” pipe and there is only one hydrant at the east end of the road. The sanitary system has deficiencies and is leaking. The project is advancing as part of the Town’s capital asset management.

Project Updates

February 15, 2023 - Update on west access to Lakewood Drive from Highway 26

The Town's project team and consultant have reevaluated the proposed closure of the west access to Lakewood Drive from Highway 26 at Woodland Park Road. Closing this access to Lakewood Drive was originally identified as a part of the preferred alternative solution through the Highway 26 / Grey Road 40 Intersection Area Municipal Class Environmental Assessment completed in 2016.

However, Town of The Blue Mountains Council passed a motion in 2017 directing Town staff to inform the County of Grey and the Ministry of Transportation that Council did not support the recommendation in the EA to close the intersections at Woodland Park Road and Lakewood Drive (onto Highway 26), and Grey Road 40 and Woodland Park Road. Therefore, the Town's engineer will be updating the design to maintain this access with revised geometry.

Public Meetings and Information Centres

There will be two Public Information Centres held regarding this project. The first is anticipated to be held in early 2023. To be notified of this meeting, please subscribe for project updates using the link below.


Map of Project Area

Map of Lakewood Drive Reconstruction project area

Quarterly Progress Reports

 Q4 2022Q3 2022Q2 2022
Project ScopeWithin scope ✔Within scopeWithin scope
Project ScheduleOn scheduleOn scheduleOn schedule
Project BudgetWithin budgetWithin budgetWithin budget