Driver Alert: Road restrictions in Oshawa, Whitby today

Motorists and other road users are advised to take into account ongoing traffic restrictions in Oshawa and Whitby when planning their routes.

There is partial closure of Bond Street to through traffic. Temporary conditions signs will be posted in accordance with provincial standards, said an Oshawa city statement.

Where: Bond Street East between Division Street and Mary Street will be temporarily reduced to a single lane and traffic will be maintained through a single lane. Expect Delays
When: from January 12, 2022 until January 14, 2022
Why: For crane dismantling at 80 Bond Street East.

New signal timings

The Regional Municipality of Durham is advising residents of updated traffic signal timing at two intersections on Stevenson Road (Regional Road 53) in the City of Oshawa.

When: As of January 12, the new signal timing will be implemented. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: At the intersections of Stevenson Road and King Street, and Stevenson Road and Bond Street.
Why: The traffic signals on Stevenson Road are changing from having the northbound and southbound left-turn green arrows at the end of the traffic signal rotation to having it at the start. This change is being made to provide consistency with other traffic signal timing in the region. Similar changes have already been made on Park Road at both the King Street and Bond Street intersections.

The region is also planning to implement the same operation on Ritson Road at the King Street and Bond Street intersections in the near future.

Whitby lane restrictions

The Regional Municipality of Durham has advised residents of ongoing lane restrictions on Taunton Road East (Regional Road 4) in the Town of Whitby.

When: January 11 to January 13. Unfavourable weather conditions may influence the work schedule.
Where: Taunton Road East from Brock Street North to McKinney Drive in the Town of Whitby.
Why: To safely investigate for water services to support new development.

The region statement said it realizes that the work may be disruptive and will make every effort to complete the work as quickly and efficiently as possible. Drivers are asked to exercise caution for the safety of pedestrians, cyclists and work crews.


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