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Status of Top 20 Worst Roads 2010

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Check out the list below for the details on the improvements being done or planned to the worst roads nominated by you.

Name of Road Municipality Road Condition/Status
1. Pelican Falls Rd
Municipality of Sioux Lookout
  • The latest ruling made by the Court of Appeal has relinquished the Municipality of Sioux Lookout of maintenance of this road
  • The issue regarding who is responsible for maintaining Pelican Falls Rd. remains unresolved
2. Vermillion Lake Rd
City of Greater Sudbury
  • No information provided.
3. Lawrence Ave.
City of Toronto
Road work on Lawrence Ave.:
  • Midland Ave. to Markham Rd. programmed in 2014 Capital Works Program
  • Markham Rd. to Orton Park Ave. programmed in 6-10-Year Capital Works Program
  • Orton Park Ave. to Kingston Rd. programmed in 2015 Capital Works Program
  • Kingston Rd. to Bennett Rd. completed in 2010
4. Finch Ave.
City of Toronto
Road works on Finch Ave.:
  • Jane St. to Keele St. programmed in 6-10-Year Capital Works Program
  • Keele St. to Bathurst St. on hold pending completion of proposed Transit City Plan
5. Burlington St.
City of Hamilton
  • Road reconstruction and watermain replacement approved on Burlington St. from Birch Ave. to 450m east of Ottawa St.
  • Works are tentatively scheduled to commence in 2011
6. Dufferin St.
City of Toronto
Road reconstruction on Dufferin St.:
  • Dundas St. to Peel Ave. programmed in 2013 Capital Works Program
  • Peel Ave. to Queen St. completed in 2010
  • Queen St. to Springhurst Ave. programmed in 2012 Capital Works Program
7. Eglinton Ave. West
City of Toronto
  • Construction on hold due to Mississauga Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system and TTC LRT projects West of Renforth Dr. to Mississauga boundary
8. Ritson Rd.
City of Oshawa
Road work on Ritson Rd.:
  • Bloor St. to C.P. overpass is nearly complete. Outstanding work to be addressed in the spring and will include additional paving, completion of sidewalks and general site clean-up and restoration.
  • Richmond St. to Adelaide Ave. planned in 2014. Major reconstruction will involve replacement of sanitary sewers, storm sewers and watermains.
9. McLeod Rd
City of Niagara Falls
  • Construction is planned within the next 5 years
10. Welland Ave.
City of St. Catharines
  • Construction is scheduled for Spring 2011
11. Steeles Ave.
City of Toronto
Road work on Steeles Ave. completed in 2010:
  • Hwy 27 to Dufferin St.
  • Hilda Ave. to Kennedy Rd.
12. Onion Lake Rd.
City of Thunder Bay
  • Thunder Bay has listed this roadway in its capital forecast for the near future. Work expected will consist of a complete reconstruction, including resurfacing
13. Cecelia St.
City of Pembroke
  • No information provided.
14. Riverside Dr.
City of Ottawa
  • Resurfacing of Riverside Dr. on Heron Rd. to Bank St. slated to be completed by May 2011
  • The intersection of Riverside Dr. and Heron Rd. will benefit from $3 million in upgrades
15. Kingston Rd.
City of Toronto
  • Road work on Kingston Rd. and Birchmount Rd. to Victoria Park Ave. programmed in 2012 Capital Works Program
16. Fourth Ave.
City of St. Catharines
  • Construction is scheduled for Spring 2011
17. Bayview Ave.
City of Toronto
  • Road work on Bayview Ave. and York Mills Rd. to Hwy 401 programmed in 2013 Capital Works Program
18. Palmer Rd.
City of Belleville
  • Reconstruction is planned for 2011
19. St. Clair Ave.
City of Toronto
  • Road work on St. Clair Ave. and Gunns Rd. to Runnymede Rd. completed in 2010
20. Carling Ave.
City of Ottawa
  • Reconstruction of Carling Ave. between the O-Train crossing and Bronson Ave. to commence Spring of 2011
  • Planned road reconstruction along Carling Ave. between Lady Ellen Place and Merivale Rd.

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