Village of Baden - Snyder's Road Reconstruction

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This project supports the Region of Waterloo's strategic focus area(s): An icon representing the Region's strategic focus area, Sustainable transportation.

Road in BadenThe Region will be reconstructing Snyder's Road between Foundry Street and Gingerich Road starting in the spring of 2021. This project will be divided into stages to minimize disruption to the public and businesses with progress and major milestones being posted on this project page.

Due to the nature of the work, detours will be required to take traffic around the construction zone and will be posted in advance of construction starting. Local traffic will be maintained as much as possible with some driveway access disruptions during underground servicing, concrete placement and other associated works.

This project supports the Region of Waterloo's strategic focus area(s): An icon representing the Region's strategic focus area, Sustainable transportation.

Road in BadenThe Region will be reconstructing Snyder's Road between Foundry Street and Gingerich Road starting in the spring of 2021. This project will be divided into stages to minimize disruption to the public and businesses with progress and major milestones being posted on this project page.

Due to the nature of the work, detours will be required to take traffic around the construction zone and will be posted in advance of construction starting. Local traffic will be maintained as much as possible with some driveway access disruptions during underground servicing, concrete placement and other associated works.

  • Update - July 28, 2021

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    First, we would like to apologize for the extended period for this latest update.

    Secondly, we have received feedback in which residents have expressed concerns over durations of active work in particular locations as well as questions regarding why the road is being affected in the same locations multiple times. Any road reconstruction that involves replacement of deep major utilities must be staged/coordinated especially when the working area is limited. In this case all major utilities including sanitary sewer, watermain, storm sewer as well as servicing to properties are all occurring. Due to the different locations, elevations and the sequence of the work there is a need to expose areas that have already been excavated to undertake the various stages until all underground work is complete and servicing has been installed to property line. Although it may appear unorthodox at times, this process is standard within the industry.

    2 week forecast:

    Weather permitting, the contractor will be finishing both the sanitary and water servicing to affected homes/businesses within the Stage 1A construction zone between Whiting Way and Forler Street. Following completion of the services, the storm sewer replacement within Stage 1A will begin starting near Forler Street.

    There may be the need for a shutdown for isolated residents on Snyder’s Road within Stage 1A to complete final connections of the watermain and once a date is known notices will be distributed at least 48 hours in advance to those affected residents.

    Also at the same time, the storm sewer is at the east limit of the project within Stage 1B is scheduled to be completed followed by road excavation.

    We would again like to stress the importance to everyone to please NOT disturb and/or tamper with any part of the temporary water system in any way as it's imperative water is always flowing.

    Residents are also reminded once again that this road section is closed to through traffic and that only local traffic should be attempting to access the area. For those within the work area a reminder that the contractor will make efforts to notify in advance of ability to enter/exit your access. Also there have been several reports of "off roaders, 4x4s" coming through after hours and tearing the road up and causing a lot of noise and disturbance have been received.

    We encourage residents to call the police if an there is an immediate risk of property damage, safety or nuisances that requires police presence. Please follow up with the project team including pictures and license plate numbers as well so we can assist.

    If you witness any suspicious activity, have any known upcoming deliveries, are potentially moving or have any other access related matters please contact:

    Contact Person

    Nature of Question / Concern

    Name

    Contact Number

    Bel-Air Excavating Site Superintendent

    Construction related issues (access, loss of service, etc.)

    Mike Rybicki (daytime)

    Steve Lelacher (after hours)

    (519) 221-5089

    (519) 623-7101

    Region of Waterloo’s On-Site Representative

    Construction related issues daytime or after hours

    Jeremy Bieniarz

    (WalterFedy)

    (519) 465-0539


    **Other contacts can be found at the link here.

    Please follow the Waste Management guidelines here regarding how to sort your waste as well as a new flyer produced by Waste Management regarding waste and recycling during construction.

    We would please ask that these guidelines be followed and residents ensure all that all waste materials/bins/containers be marked clearly with your address and that items be placed before 6.a.m. to avoid unnecessary issues with the collection/relocation process.

    As noted in the previous update, weather as well as other unforeseen impacts the Contractor unfortunately continues to be behind in the anticipated schedule. The need to work on some Saturdays in an attempt to accelerate the work unfortunately to date the weather has not cooperated. The Contractor has proposed to work August 7th which will cause some disturbance such is being experienced through the week.

    As always, thank you for your patience during these necessary upgrades.

    Stay safe !!

  • Update - June 22, 2021

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    Weather permitting, the contractor will likely be finishing the sanitary sewer replacement within the Stage 1A construction zone between Whiting Way and Forler Street by weeks end. Once complete the contractor will look to commence the watermain replacement starting at the west limits of Stage 1A. There may be the need for a shutdown for isolated residents on Snyder’s Road within Stage 1A to do some necessary work on the temporary watermain and once a date is known notices will be distributed at least 48 hours in advance to those affected residents.

    We would like to stress the importance to everyone to please NOT disturb and/or tamper with any part of the temporary water system in any way as it's imperative water is always flowing.

    Residents are also reminded once again that this road section is closed to through traffic and that only local traffic should be attempting to access the area. For those within the work area a reminder that the contractor will make efforts to notify in advance of ability to enter/exit your access. Also, if you have any known upcoming deliveries, are potentially moving or have any other access related matters please contact a team member via the contact list found here.

    As was mentioned in the last update, the contractor is expecting a second crew to arrive to commence work within Stage 1B from Sandhills Road to Gingerich Road. Traffic control has been set-up within this area and the intent is to start removals on June 24th barring inclement weather or other unforeseen factors.

    With work commencing in Stage 1B, residents within this section are being asked to follow the Waste Management guidelines here regarding how to sort your waste as well as a new flyer produced by Waste Management regarding waste and recycling during construction which residents within Stage 1A have successfully done. We would please ask that these guidelines be followed and residents ensure all that all waste materials/bins/containers be marked clearly with your address and that items be placed before 6.a.m. to avoid unnecessary issues with the collection/relocation process.

    As noted in the previous update, weather as well as other unforeseen impacts the Contractor unfortunately continues to be behind in the anticipated schedule. The need to work on some Saturdays in an attempt to accelerate the work is expected to occur and barring inclement weather, the contractor has proposed to work June 26th which will cause some disturbance such is being experienced through the week.

    As always, thank you for your patience during these necessary upgrades.

    Stay safe !!

  • Update - June 9, 2021

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    The next couple of weeks will continue to see replacement of the sanitary sewer within the Stage 1A construction zone between Whiting Way and Forler Street. Residents are reminded that this road section is closed to through traffic and that only local traffic should be attempting to access the area. For those within the work area a reminder that the contractor will make efforts to notify in advance of ability to enter/exit your access. Also, if you have any known upcoming deliveries, are potentially moving or have any other access related matters please contact a team member via the contact list found here.

    As noted in the last project update, waste and recycling for residents within the active construction zone has now needed to be relocated to a location suitable for pickup. It appears that this has been working well, however if there are issues you are experiencing please reach out to the project team.

    Also a reminder to please see details here regarding how to sort your waste as well as a new flyer produced by Waste Management regarding waste and recycling during construction.

    Due to weather as well as other unforeseen impacts the Contractor is unfortunately behind in the anticipated schedule. This may result in the need to work on some Saturdays in an attempt to accelerate the work. A second crew is also currently scheduled to commence within Stage 1B (Sandhills Road to Gingerich Road) the week of June 21st so residents should expect to see the active work zone/disruptions extended to this area.

    As always, thank you for your patience during these necessary upgrades.

  • Update - May 31, 2021

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    The temporary watermain has been installed and commissioned and connections made within Stage 1. Also topsoil has been stripped as well as asphalt and curb in Stage 1A has now been removed.

    The next couple of weeks will see replacement of the sanitary sewer which will unfortunately create access issues for residents while the work is undertaken. The contractor will endeavor to notify in advance of ability to enter/exit your access, however if there are concerns with respect to this, or other issues please contact a team member via the contact list found here

    With commencement of this work, waste and recycling will be affected started with the June 2 collection which will require our contractor to relocate all residents waste within the active construction zone to a location suitable for pickup.

    A friendly reminder to residents:

    Garbage and Recycling (for properties within the active construction limits only)

    During construction, for those properties that receive curb-side collection, we urge that you place your garbage in disposable bags (please avoid use of containers) at the curb along with your blue box, green bin and yard waste prior to 6:00 A.M. on your normal collection day. The garbage and recycling materials will be taken by our contractor to adjacent side streets for pickup by Waste Management. Blue boxes and green bins will be returned by day’s end. Please clearly mark your address number on your blue box and green bin to ensure proper return.

    Please refer to the Region of Waterloo’s website regarding recent changes to collection of garbage and recycling:

    www.regionofwaterloo.ca/en/aboutTheEnvironment/waste-management.asp

    Also please see details here regarding how to sort your waste.

    As always, thank you for your patience during these necessary upgrades.

  • Update May 11, 2021

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    The contractor, Bel-Air is occupying Stage 1A between Whiting Way to approximately 160m east of Forler Street.

    Proposed work for this week:

    Layout and installation of temporary watermain which will result in intermitted driveway disruptions (while the pipe is buried through driveways) as well as commencing removals of asphalt, curb, and topsoil

    Cut and cap for the temporary watermain feed (tentatively scheduled for Thursday May 13, 2021).

    Notices for the water shutdown will be distributed 48 hours in advance of the shutdown

    Please find the distributed notice here for the upcoming water shutdown.


  • Start Delay

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    Due to weather, the starting date has been adjusted to May 10, 2021

  • Construction Update - April 2021

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    Read this letter for an update on: working hours; access and traffic; parking; garbage and recycling; and Canada Post. You will also find direct contact information for key staff members responsible for this project.

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Page last updated: 23 Dec 2022, 02:04 PM