Construction, Closures, and Service Disruptions

N‌OTICE - Precautionary boil water advisory in effect in Consecon / Carrying Place.  See News and Notices for more information.

From time to time, regular or emergency construction, repairs, events, or other circumstances may result in full or partial road closures, traffic delays, and/or water and wastewater service disruptions. Please see below for a list of current or upcoming issues that may result in service disruptions.

Traffic Disruptions and Road Closures

Reduced access - Lucks Crossroad

Location: Lucks Crossroad, between County Road 17 and County Road 8.
Duration: Starting March 6, 2017 until further notice.
Disruption: Due to the spring thaw, the municipality has restricted truck and trailor access to Lucks Crossroads.  Only trucks carrying heating fuel and potable water are excepted from this restriction.  For more information about reduced load restrictions in the County, please see the Other Notifications section below. 

Pearsall Creek Culvert Replacement

Location: Highway 62, 500 metres South of Ben Gill Road intersection
Duration: Estimated completion date of late Spring 2017
Disruption: Lane closures and temporary traffic lights will be in place for the duration of the work.  One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times, however, traffic delays can be expected.

Picton Main Street Construction Project

Location: Picton Main Street, between Bridge Street and Chapel Street
Duration: Estimated completion for the winter season is December 22, 2016; the project will re-commence briefly in the Spring 2017. Residents will be notified of the disruption when exact dates have been determined.
Disruption: There is no ongoing traffic disruption from this project.  

Water Services Disruptions & Notifications

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory - Consecon/Carrying Place Drinking Water System 

As a result of a watermain break in The City of Quinte West, a precautionary boil water advisory has been issued for all municipal drinking water system customers connected to the Consecon/Carrying Place Drinking Water System. 

For information as to how to boil water safely, please download and read How to Use Water Safely During a Boil Water Advisory.

Other Notifications

Reduced Loads on Municipal Roads

Due to abnormally warm weather conditions and the potential damage that this weather has on roadways, effective January 16, 2017 the municipality is imposing reduced loads for all owners and users of trucks and trailers on certain municipal roads in the County.  Affected roads will be posted accordingly. This restriction does not apply to those who haul potable water, haul septage or haul heating fuel for residential and institutional uses. This condition will remain in effect dependent on weather conditions. Residents will be notified when the restriction has been lifted.

Winter Street Parking Restrictions in Effect 

No parking is permitted on any streets in Prince Edward County between the hours of 2:00am to 6:00am from December 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017. This restriction takes effect every winter. Overnight street parking is restricted to ensure that snowplows can easily clear roadways and snowbanks. Please note that this restriction is in place regardless of the current weather conditions.