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Posted On Thursday, July 29, 2021

The parking lot directly behind Town Hall off of High Street will be closed Friday, July 30 until further notice for Diggin’ Downtown Construction. Construction crews require access to the Town Hall ramp for reconstruction and will be utilizing the lot for access. Residents are encourage to review the parking lot map at Huntsville.ca for alternatives.  

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Posted On Monday, July 26, 2021

(Huntsville, ON) The Town of Huntsville and District of Muskoka would like to advise the community the Diggin’ Downtown construction project will remain in Stage 2 construction until further notice.
While the project team is pleased with how the job progressed in Stage 1 the second stage of construction has presented some complicated service connections and seen a significant volume of rain and water in the ‘hole’ of the construction area.
The project...

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Posted On Thursday, July 15, 2021

(Huntsville, ON) Over the past few weeks, Huntsville has received over two months’ worth of rain, putting our Town's storm sewers to work. This increased rainfall has impacted the Diggin’ Downtown construction project progress.
When significant rainfall occurs, the sewer and sanitary lines are actively working to remove the rushing water. Since the construction crews are working on live systems, they are required to pause the infrastructure replacements while...

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Posted On Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Main Street (District of Muskoka Road Closure) Date(s) of closure: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 to Anticipated End of July 2021
Time of closure: 24/7 until Stage 2 is complete
Location: Main Street
Main Street closed from Brunel Road to Centre Street
Active construction from Brunel Street to West Street
West Street to Centre Street closed (material storage area)
Reason for closure: Diggin’ Downtown Main Street Construction
Detours...

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Posted On Friday, June 11, 2021

(Huntsville, ON) Construction for Diggin’ Downtown Huntsville will enter Stage 2 on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Stage 2 means that Main Street will be closed to traffic from Brunel Road to Centre Street, including King Street. This brings good news as vehicular traffic will reopen across the swing bridge and on Brunel Road on Wednesday.
Over the next couple of weeks, crews will be finishing up some final restoration work in the Stage 1 area to complete sidewalk installation,...

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