The capital project to replace the existing sanitary sewer on Tecumseh Road between Southfield Drive and Lesperance Road was approved by Council as part of the 2020 Public Works & Environmental Services Capital Works Plan. The tender has been awarded to D'Amore Construction (2000) Ltd. The Town has also retained Dillon Consulting Limited (Dillon) to serve as representatives during the construction of this project.

On March 17, 2020, the Government of Ontario, in response to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, declared a state of emergency under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA). On March 24, 2020, the Government of Ontario mandated the closure of all non-essential businesses through Ontario Regulation 82/20 (O.Reg. 82/20). As a result of this regulation, the start of the Tecumseh Road Sanitary Sewer project was postponed.

On May 1, 2020, an amendment to O.Reg. 82/20 allowed municipal infrastructure projects to resume. Town staff contacted D'Amore Construction (2000) Ltd. advising of the ability to move forward with construction provided appropriate COVID-19 mitigation measures are implemented to keep workers safe and ensure compliance with the current health and safety protocols.

The Tecumseh Road sanitary sewer replacement is required to improve the existing sanitary sewer system to accommodate new development within the Tecumseh Road Main Street Community Improvement (CIP) Area.

Construction is scheduled to begin on July 13, 2020. Preliminary works such as exploratory digging, preconditions surveys, and staging of construction signage may commence prior to July 13th.

In order to facilitate the sewer construction, lane closures along portions of Tecumseh Road will be required and sidewalk use may be restricted. Temporary closure of Tecumseh Road and Southfield Road will be required to accommodate sewer construction. The closures will be short in duration and access to properties will be maintained via detour routes. Appropriate signage will be in place to notify motorists and pedestrians of any lane and sidewalk closures and to direct traffic to alternative detour routes.

A brief presentation is provided for additional information about the project. We welcome and encourage you to submit comments to the project team.

Please contact the following project team members if you have any project-specific questions via email at TecumsehRoadSanitarySewer@Dillon.ca or via telephone:

Dillon Consulting Limited

Mr. Bruno Acampora (On-Site), Construction Observer: 519-791-2173

Ms. Andrea Winter, Project Manager: 519-354-7868 Ext. 3331

D'Amore Construction Ltd.

Mr. Jim Truant, Project Manager: 519-966-0554 Ext. 230

Town of Tecumseh

Mr. John Henderson, Manager Engineering Services: 519-735-2184 Ext. 166