Public Works

Trusting the above to be satisfactory, please feel free to contact our office if further information becomes necessary.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.

Consult the Public Notice.

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.


Please be informed of the following road closures in Embrun and in Russell and inform your personnel:

  • Saturday November 25 2017 in Embrun, from 5:00pm to 8:30 p.m. temporary road closure of County Road #3 (Notre-Dame Street) from Industriel Street to St-Jacques Street in order to hold the Christmas Parade.
  • Sunday November 26, 2017 in Russell, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm, temporary road closure of County Road 6 (Concession Street) from Maple Street to Mill Street in order to hold the Christmas Parade.

Public Works

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