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County Road 20 Environmental Assessment / Preliminary Design Study

The County of Essex (County) is undertaking a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) / Preliminary Design Study to assess corridor improvement alternatives for County Road 20, from Kratz Sideroad, in the Town of Kingsville, to Sherk Street, in the Municipality of Leamington.

A Public Open House is scheduled for November 15, 2016 from 3:00pm to 8:00pm at the Kingsville Arena & Auditorium, 1741Jasperson Lane, Kingsville, Ontario. Have your say on how we can plan for the ultimate active transportation facility along this very important corridor.


CWATS Public Meeting

County Wide Active Transportation System (CWATS) 2016 Update Open House. Feasibility Design Study - County Road 2 (Old Tecumseh Road) (East Pike Road to Albert Road) 

The County of Essex and its consultant will provide an update on the implementation of the CountyWide Active Transportation System (CWATS) and proposed future projects. We want your input on CWATS priorities. Review the presentation boards and fill out a comment sheet for the Project Team's consideration

As part of CWATS, the County and Essex in partnership with the Town of Lakeshore, is undertaking a feasibility design study to identify and assess options to improve cycling and walking conditions along County Road 2 (Old Tecumseh Road) from East Pike Road to Albert Road in Lakeshore. The findings of this study have been presented for public review and comment at the open house. Event took place on APRIL 12th, 2016. Atlas Tube Centre, 447 Renaud Line, Lakeshore, ON. If you were unable to attend or comment at the meeting,  please fill out a comment form and submit your ideas to the Project Team for further review.


Ontario by Bike provides information on a variety of recreational, touring and racing events for 2016.


News and announcements will show what is new and coming to CWATS.

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