Tag Archives: Dalhousie St.

Municipal election primer: Will city’s land purchase of 6719 acres fix current roads? Part 8

When you go to the polling station tomorrow you may find a skill-testing question on the ballot to ensure you, as a voter, are of sound mind and issues aware.  It’s rumoured the question on Brantford, Ontario ballots will ask:  … Continue reading

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Lorne Crescent is smoother than Colborne Street

If a city is in the business of providing and looking after essential infrastructure, such as roads, a smart city knows that that is its prime responsibility. To maintain roads a smart city follows the hierarchy of roads.  Baring an … Continue reading

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Arterial road, arterial road, arterial road

The stretch of Brantford’s Murray St. (between Colborne St. and Dalhousie St.) looks good.  Watermain, sanitary sewer and storm sewer upgrades were recently completed.  This work needed to be done. Unfortunately, here we have another instance of a collector road,  Murray … Continue reading

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Arterial takes precedence over collector, part 2

Here’s a close look at the condition of a collector road (Shellards Lane, Brantford, Ontario):   Here’s a close look at the condition of an artieral road (Colborne St., Brantford, Ontario):   Here’s a close look at the condition of … Continue reading

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Arterial takes precedence over collector, part 1

It’s good when a municipality maintains and upgrades infrastructure—one of its primary responsibilities.  Part of this process is the challenge of putting together a list of priorities. When dealing with road infrastructure a municipality must adhere to the hierarchy of … Continue reading

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Aren’t Smooth Streets Great?

This past construction season saw improvements to a number of Brantford, Ontario streets, particularly Clarence St. The City of Brantford has done a good job at starting to better maintain its streets.  Bravo to the contractors who did the work. … Continue reading

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