Public comments have been received, and now the District of Muskoka is putting a plan into place. The district is hosting a public meeting on Santa’s Village Road next month to go over timelines, design preparation and tentative construction dates.

In 2017, the district hired a consultant to look at the road which has multiple issues including blind corners, flooding and speeding cars. The public had an opportunity to send in their thoughts about seven different options to fix the road.

They range from just repaving it to adding bike lanes, a multi-purpose trail, and curbs and gutters. The prices also ranged, starting at $2.1 million and escalating up to $6.2 million depending on the upgrades. The consultants focused on a 3.4 kilometre stretch of road, from Beaver Creek Road to the entrance of Santa’s Village.

The public meeting is on February 7th from 6:00pm to 7:00pm at the Bracebridge Memorial Arena, in the upstairs auditorium. The district asks anyone who plans on attending to email publicworks@muskoka.on.ca to RSVP.

Deadline approaching to help the district decide on the future of Santa’s Village Road