There are 65 km
of municipal roads located within the Township of
Hilton. Surface treated roads make up a third with
gravel roads making up the remainder.
employs a Road Superintendent, who is responsible for
the grading, plowing and overall maintenance of these
roads. During the summer months, a part-time labourer
is hired to assist with road construction projects.
owns and operates a 1995 Caterpillar 140 Grader; 1994
Caterpillar 307 Excavator and a 2000 Sterling Plowtruck
to carry outs its maintenance responsibilities.
In addition to
municipal roads, part of the provincial secondary,
Highway 548, encircles Hilton Township. The Ministry of
Transportation is responsible for the maintenance of
municipality’s long term goal is to surface treat (pave)
more municipal roads. At a current day cost of
approximately $30,000 per kilometre, the dollars
involved are significant so achieving this goal will
take some time. On an annual basis, the Township
Council reviews and updates a Five Year Road
Construction and Maintenance Plan to ensure decisions
made reflect the best use of our tax payers’ dollars.
questions or concerns involving Roads, please contact
our Road Superintendent, Lyn Garside at:
email@example.com or by calling 705-246-1781
or by fax at 705-246-0132.