The Public Works Department is responsible for all Township roads, including construction projects and ongoing maintenance work.
This department maintains the 85 kilometres of paved roads, 424 kilometres of gravel roads, 64 culverts and 74 bridges within the Township’s boundaries.
Maintenance of roadways is an ongoing program which includes such activities as grading, snow removal, salting & sanding, gravel resurfacing, dust layering, ditching, tree removal, grass cutting, sign and culvert installations, and debris pick up.
The Department’s goal is to keep the Township’s roadways in good repair to ensure the safety of our residents and the travelling public.
The Public Works Department operates two patrol yards in the Township, located in Embro and Kintore. Click here to view a map of Patrol Service Areas.
In 2008, Council made a resolution adopting a Design Manual for the Township of Zorra dated 2000, which was prepared by Spriet Associates. Review the Design Manual.
A Roads Condition Study was completed in 2016 and submitted to Council for information in early 2017. View the report here.