The Municipality of Central Elgin strives to ensure safe transportation routes as effectively and economically as possible. The road network encompasses a range of assets such as the roads themselves, as well as culverts, curbs and gutters and even the roadside signage.

Maintenance

In order to maintain roads, sidewalks and boulevards, Central Elgin conducts regular construction projects and road closures. Review the standard road and sidewalk maintenance procedures below:

Road Maintenance

The Municipality of Central Elgin maintains approximately 210 km of road. To report a road needing work please fill out the Report a Problem form, or if you have any questions please feel free to contact the Infrastructure and Community Services Coordinator.

Typical maintenance performed by the Municipality includes:

  • Grading gravel roads and shoulders
  • Ditching
  • Roadside grass mowing
  • Brushing and grubbing
  • Application of dust suppressants on gravel roads
  • Asphalt patching
  • Line marking
  • Curb repairs
  • Debris and litter pick-up

For more information on our road maintenance procedures visit the dedicated Road Maintenance page.

Sidewalk Maintenance

Regular sidewalk maintenance helps improve the walkability of our communities. Here are some benefits:
  • Creation of less pollution as residents walk to nearby destinations instead of driving
  • Increased access to local businesses promotes economic development
  • Builds a sense of community as neighbourhoods are transformed into pedestrian-friendly, attractive places to live

Road Permits and Applications

The Municipality of Central Elgin issues the following road permits:

Road Jurisdictions

The Municipality is responsible for all roadways within our municipal boundaries with the exception of roads owned by the County of Elgin and the Ministry of Transportation.

Map of Road Networks

Parking

Parking regulations ensure that pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers are able to travel safely and efficiently in the Municipality. To learn more about our municipal parking lots and how to navigate, please visit the Parking Section

Reduced Load Restrictions

To help protect specific roads that are prone to the spring thaw, Central Elgin has an annual "half-load" restriction period. To learn more please visit the Reduced Load Restrictions Section