Coboconk Dam

Scope of Work

  • Replacement of the concrete deck
  • Repairs and enhancement to the dam’s structure
  • Replacement of guard railings
  • Public safety improvements

Status:

Complete

Project Schedule

Construction mobilization and bridge closure for vehicular traffic in fall 2020. Temporary operation summer 2021. Bridge completion schedule to be determined.

Latest News

January 27, 2021 Community Update: Construction Update
June 08, 2020 - Community Update: Construction Update
February 19, 2019 - Community Update: Construction Update
October 23, 2018 - Community Update: Coboconk Dam Rehabilitation
July 24, 2018 - Community Update: Coboconk Dam Rehabilitation to Begin
December 14, 2016 - Community Update: Coboconk Dam Rehabilitation 

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While the Coboconk Dam is located within the City of Kawartha Lakes, it is located at the outlet of the Silver and Shadow Lake system on the Gull River, which is a part of the Haliburton reservoir system.

Bobcaygeon Swing Bridge Rehabilitation

Scope of Work

  • Rehabilitation of the steel superstructure
  • Replacement of the existing steel deck with a new wood deck
  • Rehabilitation of the concrete foundations
  • Replacement of mechanical and electrical operating systems

Status:

Active construction

Project Schedule

Construction mobilization and bridge closure for vehicular traffic in fall 2020.

Latest New

July 14, 2021 - Info-Work: Construction Update
July 14, 2021 - 
Bobcaygeon Swing Bridge - Questions and answers
May 27, 2021 - 
Info-Work: Temporary Measures in Place at Bobcaygeon Swing Bridge
May 10, 2021 -
Community Update: Construction Completion Delayed at Bobcaygeon Swing Bridge
December 18, 2020
- Info-Work: Pedestrian Bridge in Place During Temporary Bobcaygeon Swing Bridge Closure
October 13, 2020 -  Info-Work: Temporary Closure
December 17, 2019 - Community Update: Bobcaygeon Swing Bridge

May 7, 2019 - Info-Work: Temporary Closure of Bobcaygeon Swing Bridge
January 27, 2017
- Closure for Inspection: Bobcaygeon Lock 32 Swing Bridge (PDF, 108 KB)

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An improved wooden deck is being installed that is both in keeping with the original heritage structure, and also facilitates the community’s ability to host parades featuring livestock. A waterproof membrane under the decking will protect the steel structure, and electrical and mechanical components below.

More Information

See our regional map here for information on completed construction works in this area. For questions or concerns, or to receive email updates, please contact us at pc.trentsevern.pc@canada.ca. and include “City of Kawartha Lakes” in the subject heading, or reference a specific project.