Sunderland area intersection to be signalized in 2018

Motorists traveling south of Sunderland can expect the intersection of Durham Regional Road 13 and Lake Ridge Road to be signalized in 2018.

On Tuesday (Dec. 5), Brock Township shared an update from Durham Region regarding the proposed reconstruction of Regional Road 13.

“Currently Durham Region is in the process of completing design for Stage 1A of construction,” reads the update.

“Stage 1A construction is scheduled for 2018 and includes reconstruction and signalization of the intersection of Regional Road 13 and Lake Ridge Road, and Regional Road 13 from west of Lake Ridge road to 740m east of Lake Ridge Road.”

The next stage, Stage 1B, of construction is proposed for 2019 and includes reconstruction of Regional Road 13 from 740 metres east of Lake Ridge Road to 850 metres west of Sideroad 17.

Read more: Region has nearly $7.5 million worth of roadwork planned in Brock next year

In 2020, the Region has proposed reconstruction further west along Regional Road 13, spanning from 850 metres west of Sideroad to 1.5 kilometres west of the same.

“Work has been ongoing in 2016 and 2017 to relocate utilities which includes clearing trees, clearing brush and removing fences. Hydro One and Bell Canada will be continuing their Stage 1A and 1B utility relocation work this fall,” reads the Region’s update.

“The proposed reconstruction includes, where required, changes to the road grades to improve traffic visibility, wider traffic lanes and shoulders, installation of curb and gutter, drainage improvements, and driveway entrance regrading and widening.”

The Region is in the process of contacting property owners within Stage 1A construction limits to finalize design of the drainage improvements and changes to driveway entrances.

Questions about the project can be directed to Victorina De Los Reyers, Project Co-ordinator, by calling 905-668-7711 extension 3420 or emailing; or Ron Trewin, Project Manager, by calling 905-668-7711 extension 3545 or emailing

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