NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION: MacQuarrie Drive Extension AT Project

Construction Notice
Residents are advised that construction of the MacQuarrie Drive Extension Active Transportation Trail Project will begin today. MacQuarrie Drive Extension will be reduced to one lane and closed to west bound traffic from Summit Drive to MacSween Street.
Residents can access the Community playground parking lot from the entrance on Reynolds Street.
Traffic Control measures will be in place throughout construction and drivers and pedestrians are urged to use extra caution when travelling through the construction zones and to be aware of increased truck traffic, heavy equipment and on-site workers.
Whether you're a driver or pedestrian near a construction site, being aware of the dangers associated with construction zones can help keep you safe.
As a driver:
• Slow down in construction zones.
• Rely on construction signs, cones, barricades, and the direction of construction crews.
• Leave a safe following distance between cars while driving in a construction zone.
• Use your headlights for increased visibility.
• Do not use your cell phone or engage in any other distractions while driving in a construction zone.
As a pedestrian:
• Observe all signs associated with construction sites.
• Pay attention when walking or running near a construction zone.
• If you use headphones while walking or running near a construction site, leave one ear open so you can hear and be alert to your surroundings.
• Don't walk or run while sending texts, answering emails, or using your smartphone. Pay close attention to your surroundings!
• Observe walkways and crosswalks near construction sites.
• Walk or run in the direction of traffic in construction zones.
The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to thank residents for their cooperation while this work is completed.
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