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South Kahshe Lake Road culvert replacement project starting Sept. 11

Posted on Friday, September 08, 2023 03:40 PM

The Town of Gravenhurst is moving ahead with a planned culvert replacement project on South Kahshe Lake Road, 80 metres east of Tryon Drive, starting Monday, Sept. 11. 

The road will remain open while the work takes place, however, there will be single lane closures. It is anticipated the road will be opened to two lanes of traffic at the end of each working day and on weekends.

Work is expected to be complete by Sept. 22.


For more information, contact: 

Mike Gennings

Communications Specialist


Full Road Closure – Muskoka Road 20 (Doe Lake Road)

Posted on Friday, September 08, 2023 01:27 PM

Location of Emergency: A road closure on Muskoka Road 20 (Doe Lake Road) in the Town of Gravenhurst. Just past Waters Road East. 

Road Closure Start Date: 09/12/2023   

Road Closure End Date: Unknown – Anticipated to last 3 days 

CLOSURE DETAILS: The District of Muskoka is replacing a twin culvert that runs under the road. This project is critical to improve water drainage and ensure the long-term stability of Muskoka Road 20 (Doe Lake Road).   

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS: No EMS access / no access. Open road...

Beep, beep, beep: Test Your Smoke Alarm Day is Sept. 28

Posted on Friday, September 08, 2023 08:00 AM

The Gravenhurst Fire Department is encouraging residents and business owners to participate in Ontario’s first Test Your Smoke Alarm Day on Thursday, Sept. 28. 

“There were 133 fire deaths in the province in 2022 – that’s the most in 20 years,” fire prevention officer Kevin McKelvey said. “Please take a moment on Sept. 28 to ensure that all the smoke alarms in your home or business are working. The day is also a good reason to review your fire escape plan. If you don’t have a plan, make one and...

Laycox Road closing for culvert project

Posted on Thursday, September 07, 2023 04:11 PM

A section of Laycox Road in Gravenhurst will be closed starting Monday, Sept. 11 to accommodate a culvert replacement project.

Access to properties within the closure area will be maintained. Emergency services will still have access to the area at all times.

The town anticipates the closure will be for four days. 


Community Improvement Program applications now open

Posted on Thursday, September 07, 2023 09:51 AM

Following the August committee of the whole meeting, town council approved new program timelines and increased amounts for several grant categories.

Businesses and property owners can now submit their application for the 2024 intake of the Community Improvement Program. Applications for various improvement grants can be submitted until Dec. 15, 2023 by business and property owners within our designated urban area. The change in application intake and approvals allows for better flow of grant...

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