Construction season is set to start on roads in the area.

That’s according to Ministry of Transportation Representative Brandy Duhaime, who says local drivers can expect to see construction on many highways.

Duhaime says drivers should be ready for this year’s road work, some of which could start this month and run until the fall.

Duhaime also encourages you to check on construction statuses by clicking here. The Ministry of Transportation has released a full list of this year’s local construction projects. They include:

– Paving work on Highway 28 East between Bancroft and Renfrew Road 514 between May and October, which could require single lane closures. This is expected to cost $15-million.

– Fully paving shoulders on Highway 60 between Boundary Road and Eganville. Details have still not been confirmed.

– Minor paving on Highway 60 at Brown’s Creek between May and June, which will cost $1.4-million.

(Written by: Andreas Pandikiu)