Public Works

Public Works

The United Counties of Prescott and Russell wish to inform of the completion of 7th Concession Bridge Rehabilitation. This structure is located on County Road 14 in Ste-Anne de Prescott in the Township of East-Hawkesbury.

Road network maintenance

Summer maintenance

The Roads Department proceeds to repairs and maintenance of roads surfaces, shoulders, road sides, bridges and culverts, surface drains, ditches as well as to the completion of various construction projects.

Wagar & Corput Weed Control Inc., the United Counties of Prescott and Russell and joint partners intend to control weeds along guard rails and posts along the following rural roadsides.

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Winter maintenance

The Roads Department sees to salt and sand application, snow removal and snow-clearing from overpasses on its 566 kilometres of road.

When a county road goes through a town and becomes the Main street, the snow removal on sidewalks and paved shoulders is then under the care of the local municipality, as stipulated in The Municipal Act.


Road Closure Notice

Sometimes construction work or the occurrence of special events force the temporary closure of county road sections. The list of closure notices is available below.

Please acknowledge the following road closure in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell.

  • Due to sudden flooding, please be advise of the temporary closure of County Road 8 (Onésime Guibord Road) in the City of Clarence-Rockland. Specifically, this road will remain closed between Dallaire Road and the Ottawa River (at the ferry between Clarence Island and Thurso). Due to the high quantity of water in this sector, it is not yet known when the road will re-open for travel. The UCPR’s Public Works Department will continue to monitor this sector and the public will remain informed of any changes and updates in this regard.
  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 7:30am to 6:00pm, temporary road closure of County Road 2 at the address 1551 in Curran to change a culvert. The detour will be by Route 16, Concession 9 and Route 11.




Public Works

59 Court Street, P.O. Box 304, L'Orignal, Ontario K0B 1K0
(613) 675-4661
1-800-667-6307 ext. 3102