Parkhill Main St Rehabilitation Project

Parkhill Streetscape
For Questions Contact:
Amber Tiller |
Job Title
Economic Development & Communications Coordinator
Email
ambert [at] northmiddlesex.on.ca
| ext.

Parkhill's Main Street is undergoing upcoming construction for aging underground water and sewage infrastructure. This webpage is your one-stop source for all downtown construction updates. From here you can sign up for our monthly community newsletter or follow us on social media for the most recent updates on this project.

Parkhill businesses remain open (following COVID-19 protocols) during Main St. construction, and continue to welcome visitors year-round!

Project Overview

Preliminary Schedule- As of June 23, 2022
April 2022-  Project Design Completed
  •    Subject to any additional scope requested by the public to address streetscaping features
June/July 2022- Tender the Works (Tender Closes July 14, 2022)
 
August 10, 2022- Tender to be Awarded at Council
 
Late August/September-  Start Construction
  • Advanced notice will be issued to residents of Parkhill before the Contractor mobilizes its forces- stage 1 of construction commences (see staging information below)
Late Fall of 2022- Stage 1 Construction Complete
  • Subject to weather conditions, the final restoration of landscaped areas may be deferred until Spring 2023

Spring 2023- Stage 2 of Construction to Begin

Project subject to a 2-year warranty period
Anticipated Construction Staging

On a Preliminary Basis, the Project will be constructed in three Stages, as follows:

Stage 1: Parkhill Drive to Cameron-Gillies Drain

  • Construction of the new watermain from Parkhill Drive to Cameron-Gillies Drain, including replacement of service connections from the new main to property line.
  • Testing and commissioning of the new watermain, including transferring the new water services to the existing private water services.
  • Replacement and upgrading of the sanitary sewer from Mill Street to Hastings Street, including the sewers on Mill Street and Hastings Street.
  • Replacement of all curb and gutters, sidewalks, and asphalt paving
  • Potential streetscaping improvements.
Stage 2- Cameron-Gillies Drain to Elginfield Road
 
  • Construction of the new watermain from Cameron-Gillies Drain to Elginfield Road, including replacement of service connections from the new main to property line.
  • Testing and commissioning of the new watermain, including transferring the new water services to the existing private water services.
  • Replacement of all curb and gutters, sidewalks, and asphalt paving
  • Potential streetscaping improvements.

Stage 3: Parkhill Main Street to West Park Drive

  • Construction of the new watermain from Parkhill Main Street to West Park Drive including replacement of service connections.
  • Testing and commissioning of the new watermain, including transferring the new water services to the existing private water services.
  • Restoration and potential streetscaping improvements.
Traffic Controls & Access
Stage 1 – Main Street from Parkhill Drive to Cameron-Gillies Drain
  • Road to be closed except for local access.
  • Through traffic to be detoured between Elginfield Road and Parkhill Drive along West Park Drive, Mill Street, and Station Street
  • Access to private property to be maintained – short-term restrictions will be permitted.
Stage 2 – Main Street from Cameron-Gillies Drain to Elginfield Road
 
  • Road to be closed except for local access.
  • Through traffic to be detoured between Elginfield Road and Parkhill Main Street along West Park Drive and Mill Street.
  • Access to private property to be maintained – short-term restrictions will be permitted.
Stage 3 – Elginfield Road, Parkhill Main Street to West Park Drive
 
  • Contractor to maintain minimum one lane open at all times.
  • Traffic on Elginfield Road / Elliot Drive to be controlled by flag-persons, as required.
  • Parkhill Main Street fully re-opened
  • Access to private property to be maintained – short-term restrictions will be permitted

Our Downtown Remains Open

Explore all that our downtown has to offer. Check back to this page for more local business highlights throughout the construction process. Please contact Economic Development if you would like to be added to the list of local businesses open on our Main St. Parkhill.

Follow our social media to stay up to date with local business highlights, features and potential offers from our business community during the construction. Think Local. Shop Local. Support Local.

Business Directory- Coming Soon

Local Business Directory Coming Soon

Arriving Here During Construction

Follow The Detour

Detour Information Coming Soon

  • Follow the detour signs which are posted in advance of arriving downtown- look for our Downtown Core Wayfinding Signage
Find Parking & Transit

If you are driving here, you will probably want to know where you can park for free. Parking enforcement will be lessened throughout daytime hours on the side street of Parkhill once the construction has begun. Please be mindful of standard parking restrictions and avoid obstructing accesses, fire hydrants and more.

By-Law 15 of 2020- Parking

Our Town is a beautiful place to explore on foot.  You can also take the local transit provided by Huron Shores Area Transit (HSAT). Route 4 connects Grand Bend, Parkhill, and Ailsa Craig with the Walmart Supercentre & Shops on Sydenham in Strathroy. This route runs every Tuesdays and Thursdays. HSAT's fares are $5 for all routes. Transfers between routes are free and children ages 12 and under ride free of charge. For more information, including updated bus times and schedule information, please visit the Huron Shores Area Transit Website.