Road Reconstruction in the Historic Village of Sparta
The Village of Sparta in Elgin County is one of Canada’s oldest Quaker settlements – dating back to 1813.
The main roads in this history-rich tourist destination were in need of complete reconstruction, having last been replaced in the 1960s.
With support from the federal Gas Tax Fund, the County of Elgin launched a project to reconstruct more than 1km of Sparta Line and Quaker Road, with the work including a new roadway, curbs and gutters, as well as drainage, sidewalk, signage and decorative street lighting installation. Pedestrian-friendly spaces were also included in the design.
Traffic-calming measures greatly improved safety and flow of vehicles through this vital transportation corridor.
To find out more about the village of Sparta, visit https://www.elgintourist.com/hot-spot/historic-sparta