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Roads and Sidewalks

There is 335 total kilometres of roads in the Town of Amherstburg. We are responsible for maintaining 210 km within the municipality. Also, there are nine County roads, maintained by the County of Essex, and four private roads.

The Engineering and Public Works Department is responsible for:

  • Gravel resurfacing
  • Grading and dust control
  • Road patching
  • Street cleaning
  • Road closings
  • Catch basin maintenance and repairs
  • Removal of dead animals
  • Boulevard maintenance
  • Sidewalk maintenance
  • Weed spraying
  • Tree planting and trimming/removal on road allowances
  • Sign maintenance / replacement
  • Stock inventory control

During the winter months, the department is also responsible for winter control operations, including the snow plowing and salting of roads.

Should a problem arise, please call the Engineering and Public Works Department between the hours of 8:00 a.m.to 4:00 p.m. at 519-736-3664. In the event of an emergency after hours, please call 519-561-6365.