Construction notice: Gordon Street utility work, northbound lane reduction

Edinburgh Road South to Arkell Road

With the permission of the City, third party contractors are undertaking private infrastructure work on behalf of Coletara Development to reconfigure utility infrastructure in the boulevard, and to install sewer pipes.

Work begins March 13

Work is expected to begin on or about March 13 and will continue off and on until about the end of April as three contractors complete various utility projects related to telecommunications and sewer pipes.

Northbound lane reduction, bike lane interruption

Map shows area of east sidewalk and northbound lane closure on Gordon Street between Arkell Road and Edinburgh Road SouthThere will be periodic lane reductions in the north-bound direction of Gordon Street to facilitate utility work and to protect workers. The north-bound bicycle lane will be inaccessible through the work area whenevr lanes are reduced.

East side pedestrian sidewalk closed

The pedestrian sidewalk on the east side of Gordon Street may be inaccessible for periods while work is underway. Pedestrians are asked to use the sidewalk on the west side of Gordon Street by crossing at the traffic lights at Arkell Road and Edinburgh Road South.

Local businesses open and accessible

All businesses in and around the construction area remain open and accessible throughout utility work.

No impacts to Guelph Transit

No Guelph Transit routes are affected by the work.

City services

There will be no interruption to any City services during construction. Waste collection will not be affected. Please continue to place your green, blue and grey carts at the curb, as per your regular schedule.

The City appreciates your patience, understanding and co-operation during this important construction project. Project details and any updates will be posted on

For more information

Joe de Koning, P.Eng., Manager, Technical Services
Engineering and Capital Infrastructure Services
519-822-1260 extension 2251