Road Authority

LOCAL ROAD AUTHORITY

County of Essex
The County of Essex is the road authority for the following county roads within the municipality and  is thereby responsible for maintaining said roadways:

  • CR 19 (Manning Road) from Tecumseh Road south to County Road 8
  • CR 43 (11th Concession Rd) from County Road 42 south to County Road 46
  • CR 22 (EC Row) from Banwell Road to Manning Road
  • County Road 42 from County Road 43 to Manning Road
  • County Road 46 from Highway 401 to County Road 19
  • CR 17 (10th Concession Rd) from Highway 401 to County Road 46
  • County Road 34 from Highway 3 to County Road 19
  • Walker Road from Highway 401 to County Road 8
  • Howard Avenue from Highway 3 to County Road 8
  • County Road 8 from Howard Avenue to County Road 19

Provincial Highways
The Ministry of Transportation is the road authority for the following provincial highways and is thereby responsible for maintaining said highways:

  • Highway 401
  • Highway 3

Private Roads

  • Marine Drive
  • Village Grove Drive
  • Tuscany Drive
  • Community Crescent
  • Dove Lane
  • Hawk Lane
  • Cardinal Court
  • Sunset Lane

LEVEL OF SERVICE

Minimum Maintenance Standards for Municipal Highways (Municipal Act)
The Town is responsible to ensure that all municipal roads are inspected and maintained to at least a predetermined minimum standard.

The Minimum Maintenance Standards oversee the following:

  • Routine Patrolling Frequency
  • Traffic Control Signal Systems
  • Bridge Deck Spall
  • Surface Discontinuities

Response times for the following issues:

  • Snow Accumulation
  • Icy Road Ways
  • Pot Holes
  • Shoulder Drop Off
  • Cracks
  • Luminaires
  • Regulatory
  • Warning Sign Replacements

The Town is responsible for maintaing the roadways within the municipality with the exception of the County Roads, Provincial Roads and Private Streets listed above.