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Road and Construction Projects

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The Town of Paradise completes a number of construction and road work projects throughout the year. Please see below for new and ongoing projects, and be sure to check back often for updates.

Road and Construction Projects

Roadwork at Intersection of McNamara Drive and Burnaby Drive (July 5, 2019)

Effective 9:00 a.m. Monday, July 8, work will be completed at the intersection of Burnaby Drive and McNamara Drive which will require closing the intersection to all traffic.  It will be closed for approximately four to five days. Traffic calming measures will be in place in Valley Ridge subdivision including appropriate signage and Town officials and Municipal Enforcement will increase monitoring in the area.

The work is part of the road upgrades ongoing in the area. While work is completed at the intersection, there will be no access between Burnaby Drive and McNamara Drive and access to the Valley Ridge subdivision will only be available through Tipperary Street.  Appropriate signage will be placed in the area, and access to Valley Ridge subdivision through Tipperary Street will be for local traffic only. 

The Town apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this work. 

No Access to Camrose Drive Via Paradise Road (June 28, 2019)

Access to Camrose Drive via Paradise Road will be unavailable beginning 7 a.m. Tuesday, July 2 until Friday, July 5 . Access to Camrose Drive will instead be available via Deborah Lynn Heights on St. Thomas Line. The access closure is needed as part of the Phase III Paradise Road Upgrades. Access via Paradise Road is expected to recommence on Friday, July 5.

All drivers are asked to use caution in the area and to follow signage and traffic control procedures.

The Town apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this work.

Final Paving Operations for Karwood Roundabout (June 19, 2019)

Final paving operations for the Karwood Roundabout are scheduled for Thursday, June 20. The work will begin at 9:00 a.m. and is scheduled to be completed by 4:00 p.m. This work is to place the second (final) layer of asphalt. Pavement markings for the roundabout are also scheduled to be completed as part of this work.  

To facilitate the paving operations, all traffic will be directed by flagpersons. All drivers are asked to use caution in the area and to follow signage and traffic control procedures.  

The Town apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this work. 

POSTPONED: Final Paving Operations for Karwood Roundabout (June 7, 2019)

UPDATE: Due the forecast, the paving operations are now postponed for Saturday, June 8. The Town will issue an update when the paving work is rescheduled. 

 

Final paving operations for the Karwood Roundabout will be completed on Saturday, June 8. The work will begin at 7 a.m. and continue until it is completed. This work is to place the second (final) layer of asphalt. 

To facilitate the paving operations, all traffic will be directed by flagpersons. All drivers are asked to use caution in the area and to follow signage and traffic control procedures.  

The Town apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this work.

Paving Operations for Karwood Roundabout (June 3, 2019)
Update June 5, 11:30 a.m.: Due to weather conditions on Tues. Jun 4, paving could not be completed at the Karwood Roundabout. Paving operations will continue today (June 5) and in order to complete the required work, it is expected to continue throughout the afternoon. To facilitate the work, all traffic will be directed by flagpersons and traffic delays are anticipated. All drivers are asked to use caution in the area and to follow signage and traffic control procedures. The Town apologizes for the inconvenience.

 

Paving operations will begin in the Karwood Roundabout on Tuesday, June 4. The work will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. 

To facilitate the paving operations, all traffic will be directed by flagpersons. All drivers are asked to use caution in the area and to follow signage and traffic control procedures.  

Paving operations will begin after the peak morning traffic and will end for peak evening traffic. Traffic delays are anticipated for the duration of the paving operations. Traffic control will be in place at the entrance to Paradise Elementary School for morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up times.

This portion of work is to install the first layer of asphalt. A second layer will be placed at a later date, dependent on weather conditions. The Town will provide an update when the next phase of paving is scheduled. 

The Town apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this work. 

Blasting Operations Scheduled for O’Brien’s Way for Water and Sewer Work

Blasting work is scheduled to take place on O’Brien’s Way over the next several weeks. The planned blasting operations are scheduled to begin work on Monday, June 3 and occur intermittently throughout the next two to three weeks.

As part of the water and sewer work underway on O’Brien’s Way, blasting operations are required to remove hard bedrock. The contractor has completed the required pre-blast survey and notified residents in the immediate 250m radius zone. 

The Town apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this work. 

Paradise Road Phase III Work to Begin (May 24, 2019)

Paradise Road Phase III road project will begin on Monday, May 27, 2019. 

The work involves the section of road between Stormont Street to Archibald Drive. The project involves widening the road and installing curb, gutters, sidewalks and storm sewers. Construction work will occur from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday and will run for approximately four months. 

While crews will work to minimize traffic impacts as much as possible, especially during the peak morning and evening traffic times, traffic interruptions and delays will occur. The public is reminded to use caution and reduce speeds in all construction areas.

The Town of Paradise apologizes for any inconvenience this work may cause.

Road work for Karwood Road Roundabout (May 8, 2019)

Update (May 28, 2019): This project is expected to conclude in the next two to three weeks, weather dependent. Westbound traffic moving from Kenmount Road into the roundabout will be limited to one lane at times during the remainder of this work as new concrete is poured. There will be a flag person at the Paradise Elementary in the morning to assist with traffic flow.

 

Road work at the Karwood Road Roundabout is scheduled to begin on May 8. The project is to add an additional access point to the roundabout and the work is expected to last for approximately six weeks.

Traffic will be maintained in the roundabout during construction; however, traffic interruptions and delays may occur. Crews will work to minimize traffic impacts as much as possible. The Town will also work with the contractor to ensure traffic control measures are in effect near Paradise Elementary School and that efforts are made to assist with traffic flow during peak morning times.

The public is reminded to use caution in all construction areas. 

The Town of Paradise apologizes for any inconvenience this work may cause.

Road work for Karwood Road Roundabout (May 8, 2019)

 2019 Line Painting

The 2019 annual line painting and maintenance program is underway and will continue over the coming months and includes traffic lines, edge lines, crosswalks, stop bars, margins and arrows throughout the Town.

  

 

Park, Playground and Trail Work

Work on Adams Pond Trail (July 5, 2019)

The Town of Paradise advises that work will begin on the Adams Pond Trail the week of July 8, 2019. This work will be to complete the final section of the trail. Work will take place Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and the project is expected to be completed by the end of October. Please see attached image for work area. 

The existing trail will be open to users with barricades placed at the construction area. Residents are asked to follow all signage in the area and please avoid the construction area. The Town apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this work.

 

 

Peter Barry Duff Memorial Park Partial Opening, Field Light Installation Continues (June 14, 2019)

The light installation continues at the Peter Barry Duff Memorial Park large ball field and the project is expected to be completed by mid-July. While the large baseball field remains closed, installation work is now at a point where areas of the park can be partially opened.

Effective 6 p.m. Friday, June 14, the following areas will be open from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday through Sunday: Playground, Skate Park, Small Ball Field and Soccer Field. 

There will be limited trail access and no access to trails near the construction site. Park users are asked to follow all posted signage, observe all closures and avoid the construction area at the large baseball field.  

Peter Barry Duff Memorial Park Closed for Field Light Installation 

Update (May 28, 2019): The weather has impacted the work schedule for this project, and it is now expected to be completed the end of June.

 

 

The Town of Paradise is advising that work will begin at Peter Barry Duff Memorial Park the week of April 22, 2019 for the installation of lights at the large baseball field. The work is expected to be completed by the end of May, weather permitting.

As a result of this work, for the safety of all users, the Park will be closed for the duration of this project.  This includes the parking lot, trail access, playground, basketball court, skate park, and baseball and soccer fields.  Residents are asked to observe all closures and please avoid the construction area at the large baseball field. The Town apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this work. 

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