Update on drums removed from Guelph construction site

Guelph, ON, July 9, 2015 – Earlier today, the City announced it found a metal drum on the construction site near the intersection of Wellington Street and the Hanlon Expressway.

Read the announcement from earlier today.

Since then, the City has confirmed that two members of the construction crew experienced some nausea while on site; they were sent to hospital as a precaution and released shortly thereafter.

Also, while removing the affected soil from the site, crews revealed crushed metal debris that appeared to be a second metal drum, meaning the City has removed a total of 44 drums from the site since September 2014:

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For more information

Kealy Dedman, City Engineer/General Manager
Engineering Services
519-822-1260 extension 2248
kealy.dedman@guelph.ca