Category Archives: Construction

Construction notice: Norfolk Street road closure

January 18, 2019

Waterloo Avenue to Macdonell Street Drexler Construction and Guelph Hydro/Alectra will be installing underground electrical systems for the City’s Wilson Street Parkade project. The work will be on Norfolk Street between Waterloo Avenue and Macdonell Street and will require a closure on Norfolk Street. Construction starts February 4 The road closure is scheduled to begin Monday, February 4 and is expected to last three weeks, weather depending. Detours All road users are encouraged to use the alternate routes to move around the closure. Detour signage will be in place to direct drivers. Pedestrian access Pedestrians will be able to use the sidewalk along the west side of Norfolk Street. The sidewalk along Wilson Street can also be used to walk between Waterloo Avenue and Macdonell… Continue reading Construction notice: Norfolk Street road closure


Construction notice: Gordon Street sidewalk restrictions start January 16

January 15, 2019

At Speed River bridge Synergy Underground Utilities will be working on behalf of Rogers Communications to install underground cabling along Gordon Street. Work begins January 16 Work is expected to begin on or about Wednesday, January 16 and will take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Bike lane reductions on Gordon Street expected During construction, the Contractor may have construction vehicles occupying the bike lane on the Boathouse side of the bridge (east side). Cyclists will need to merge with traffic on Gordon Street to navigate the site safely. A road closure is not expected but road users may encounter minor delays. Pedestrian access The sidewalk on the Boathouse side of Gordon Street (east side of the bridge) will be temporarily closed throughout the… Continue reading Construction notice: Gordon Street sidewalk restrictions start January 16


Construction notice: Manor Park Crescent sewer replacement and siphon rehabilitation

January 14, 2019

Manor Park Crescent to Silvercreek Park About the project The City is about to begin rehabilitation of a 400 mm siphon under the Speed River west of Edinburgh Road South between Manor Park Crescent and Silvercreek Park and the sanitary sewer along Manor Park Crescent. The existing sanitary siphon that extends under the Speed River west of Edinburgh Road South between Manor Park Crescent and Silvercreek Park is nearing the end of its life cycle. The required rehabilitation work will extend its life by another 50 years. As part of this work, storm and sanitary sewers on Manor Park Crescent will also be replaced. Work in this project is being completed by Xterra construction. Construction begins January 19 Construction is planned for January 19 to… Continue reading Construction notice: Manor Park Crescent sewer replacement and siphon rehabilitation


City process for Niska Road project holds up in court

January 8, 2019

A decision by the Superior Court of Justice supports the integrity of the City of Guelph’s process for the Niska Road and bridge construction project. Continue reading City process for Niska Road project holds up in court


Verney water tower construction wrapping up!

December 27, 2018

The City is wrapping up planned maintenance work at the Verney water tower. Over the last seven months we: removed existing paint repainted the inside and outside of the tank upgraded safety systems, and replaced pipes and valves. BGL Contractors Corp. is currently completing the work and reinstalling fencing and gates. They will return in the spring to restore the grass cover and touch up remaining paint deficiencies. The City will be back to upgrade fencing around the water tower property in 2019, and we’ll issue a notice before we begin that work. For more information Patricia Quackenbush, Project Manager Water Services 519-822-1260 extension 2110 patricia.quackenbush@guelph.ca


Construction notice: Multiple road closures for rail track maintenance

December 24, 2018

Alma Street, Paisley Street, Suffolk Street and Speedvale Avenue West About the project CN is undertaking track maintenance at the Alma Street, Paisley Street, Suffolk Street and Speedvale Avenue West crossings. Road closures are required for crews to safely complete the maintenance work. Construction begins January 9 Construction is planned for January 9 to 12 as follows, weather permitting: January 9: Alma Street between Inkerman Street and Petrolia Street January 10: Paisley Street between Edinburgh Road North and Southampton Street January 11: Suffolk Street between Edinburgh Road North and North Street January 12: Speedvale Avenue West between Dawson Road and Edinburgh Road North Road closures and detours On the respective dates, a full road closure will be in place. Local traffic will be permitted along… Continue reading Construction notice: Multiple road closures for rail track maintenance


Guelph police headquarters: December 2018 construction update

December 21, 2018

The renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed in December 2018. Progress to date East wing Exterior finishes 95 per cent complete Partial occupancy of east wing achieved West wing Exterior curtain wall glazing (non-structural outer covering of a building for weather protection) is 90 per cent complete Third floor drywall boarding is 95 per cent complete and taping is 25 per cent complete Mockup for holding cells complete, work in other cells 75 per cent complete Southwest steel structure (building skeleton) is complete and masonry work is about 65 per cent complete Looking ahead to January East wing Completion of exterior facade Review and address any deficiencies before full occupancy West wing Completion… Continue reading Guelph police headquarters: December 2018 construction update


Upgrades coming to a playground near you

December 14, 2018

Ten playgrounds across the city will be upgraded this year.  Each playground will be closed during construction Continue reading Upgrades coming to a playground near you


Goldie Mill chimney investigation scheduled for end of November

November 26, 2018

The City is investigating the underground condition of the Goldie Mill chimney foundation starting about November 30. Work will take two days. Continue reading Goldie Mill chimney investigation scheduled for end of November


Guelph police headquarters: November 2018 construction update

November 22, 2018

The renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed in November 2018. Continue reading Guelph police headquarters: November 2018 construction update


Starwood Drive paving delayed until 2019

November 19, 2018

The paving of the surface coat of Starwood Drive is being delayed until 2019. Manholes and water valves are lowered in preparation for winter. Continue reading Starwood Drive paving delayed until 2019


Demolition scheduled for City-owned house on Emma Street

November 19, 2018

The City has contracted Kieswetter Demolition Inc. to demolish a vacant City-owned house at 95 Emma Street. Continue reading Demolition scheduled for City-owned house on Emma Street


Construction notice: Paisley Road and Imperial Road construction begins November 22

November 16, 2018

At 950 Paisley Road About the project Gridline Constructors Ltd. is undertaking infrastructure work to remove/repair curb and asphalt at the entrances of 950 Paisley Road on Paisley Road and Imperial Road, and extending the center island median on Imperial Road at the entrance of 950 Paisley Road. Construction begins November 22 Construction is expected to begin on or about November 22 and take approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be lane reductions on Paisley Road and Imperial Road; however, two-way traffic will be maintained. Sidewalk access on Paisley Road The sidewalk on the east side of Paisley Road will be closed at 950 Paisley Road for the duration of the project. Pedestrians should use the west sidewalk between Elmira Road South… Continue reading Construction notice: Paisley Road and Imperial Road construction begins November 22


UPDATE: Construction notice: Woodlawn Road multi-use path and underground infrastructure construction starts October 9

October 26, 2018

Construction on Woodlawn Road is expected to start tentatively on or about October 9 and be completed by June 2019, weather permitting. Continue reading UPDATE: Construction notice: Woodlawn Road multi-use path and underground infrastructure construction starts October 9


Guelph police headquarters: October 2018 construction update

October 24, 2018

The renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed in October 2018. Continue reading Guelph police headquarters: October 2018 construction update


Construction update: Bagot Street construction rescheduled to April 2019

October 18, 2018

Construction work on Bagot Street between Mercer Street and Drew Street is being rescheduled to April 2019. Continue reading Construction update: Bagot Street construction rescheduled to April 2019


Construction notice: Boult Avenue is closed for paving starting October 23

October 17, 2018

Paving on Boult Avenue will start on or about October 23 and take approximately two days to complete, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Boult Avenue is closed for paving starting October 23


Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed for paving starting October 19

October 17, 2018

Eramosa Road will be closed at Metcalfe Street to Delhi Street on or about October 12 at 6 p.m. to and should reopen the same day, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed for paving starting October 19


Construction notice: York Road lane reductions start October 15

October 1, 2018

York road will be restricted to one lane of traffic during the day from October 15 to 18 with all lanes open in the evening. Continue reading Construction notice: York Road lane reductions start October 15


Guelph police headquarters: September 2018 construction update

September 25, 2018

The renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of work completed in September 2018. Continue reading Guelph police headquarters: September 2018 construction update


UPDATED Construction notice: Duke and Arthur streets closed starting July 9

September 13, 2018

Arthur Street sanitary trunk sewer and road construction UPDATE: All underground work and paving should be completed on or about September 14, weather permitting. The City is working with Sousa Concrete to upgrade underground water and sewer pipes on Arthur Street from Alice Street to approximately 200 metres north of Cross Street, and on Duke Street from Elizabeth Street to south of the existing rail crossing. This work is part of the Arthur Street sanitary trunk sewer project. Construction work includes the installation of sanitary and storm sewer pipes, water pipes, curbs, sidewalks, driveway aprons and road paving. Construction starts July 9 Work on Duke Street is expected to start the week of July 9 and will take one month to complete, weather permitting. Work… Continue reading UPDATED Construction notice: Duke and Arthur streets closed starting July 9


Construction notice: Niska Road Bridge construction starts September 10

September 7, 2018

Niska Road to City limits About the project The City is starting construction of the new Niska Road Bridge. Work will be completed by Sierra Bridge out of Woodstock Ontario. The City of Guelph initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to investigate opportunities to improve Niska Road from Ptarmigan Drive to the City limits. The EA was completed in December 2015. Some of the recommendations included reconstructing Niska Road from Ptarmigan Drive to the City limits and reconstructing the Niska Road bridge as a two-lane crossing with considerations made for pedestrians and cyclists. Construction of the bridge starts  September 10 Construction will start the week of September, 10 and continue throughout the winter to be completed May of 2019, weather permitting. Following the bridge… Continue reading Construction notice: Niska Road Bridge construction starts September 10


Construction notice: Metcalfe Street closed for water main repair starting September 6

September 5, 2018

Metcalfe Street will be closed at Eramosa Road on or about September 6 at noon to September 7 at noon, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Metcalfe Street closed for water main repair starting September 6


Construction notice: Elizabeth street closed for storm sewer installation starting November 12

September 4, 2018

Construction on Elizabeth Street will start on or about November 12 for approximately two months, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Elizabeth street closed for storm sewer installation starting November 12


Guelph police headquarters: August 2018 construction update

August 28, 2018

The renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed in August 2018. Continue reading Guelph police headquarters: August 2018 construction update


Trail improvements coming to Crane Park starting September 5

August 27, 2018

The City is working in Crane Park starting September 5, 2018 to improve the existing trail and remove invasive buckthorn. Continue reading Trail improvements coming to Crane Park starting September 5


Construction notice: Arthur Street North closed for construction starting August 8

August 3, 2018

Grange Street and New Street About the project The City is working with Nabolsy Contracting Inc. to undertake private infrastructure work on behalf of the owner of 84 Arthur Street North to install sewer and water services to the new home. Construction starts August 8 Construction is expected to begin on or about August 8 and take approximately one week, weather permitting. Arthur Street North will be closed Arthur Street North will be closed to through traffic at approximately 84 Arthur Street North throughout construction. Sidewalk closed on the south side of Arthur Street North The sidewalk on the south side of Arthur Street North will be temporarily closed throughout the project. Property access Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in… Continue reading Construction notice: Arthur Street North closed for construction starting August 8


Evergreen seniors facility to close for six weeks

August 2, 2018

Parking lot and sidewalk repairs begin July 2 UPDATE: Paving at Evergreen Seniors Community Centre will be delayed by two days. The parking lot will open on or about August 9, weather permitting. Guelph, Ont., June 18, 2018 – Starting July 2, the City of Guelph will begin repairs of the parking lot and sidewalk at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, located at 683 Woolwich Street. The work includes: Parking lot repairs and repaving Sidewalk replacement Lighting installation Garage waterproofing repairs As a result of this work, the parking lot and facility will close to the public for about six weeks. The Evergreen Restaurant will also temporarily close as of June 28 at 1 p.m. During the facility closure, the City will do general maintenance… Continue reading Evergreen seniors facility to close for six weeks


Construction notice: York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feedermain Project

July 31, 2018

Phase 2B of the York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feedermain is set to start in August and take approximately two months, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feedermain Project


Guelph Police Service headquarters renovation schedule change

July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018—The completion date for the Guelph Police Service headquarters renovation has been extended to the end of 2019. The original projected date of completion was spring 2019. Why the project timeline is changing There has been an overall delay in construction progress as a result of a number of factors including: Weather: loss of time due to last winter’s weather conditions Excavation work: the bedrock was more extensive than geological testing suggested and excavation work has taken longer than expected Site complexity: renovating a working site is more complex than a new build or a renovation at an empty building as it requires coordinating multiple office space moves Delays like these can lead to an increased overall delay due to the need to… Continue reading Guelph Police Service headquarters renovation schedule change


Florence Lane and Brockville Avenue construction starts August 7

July 27, 2018

Eramosa River Park, Florence Lane and Brockville Avenue About the York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feeder main project The City continues phase two of the York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feedermain project that will expand Guelph’s water distribution infrastructure and create a new sanitary sewer link from the west side of Guelph to the east. Work in this phase takes place between Boult Avenue and Victoria Road, including the recreational trails and reconstruction of Brockville Avenue. Construction on Florence Lane starts August 7 Construction starts on Florence Lane on August 7 and will last approximately three months, weather permitting. There will be no traffic impacts; local access will be maintained. Pedestrian access The trail through Eramosa River Park is closed to pedestrians. Property and business… Continue reading Florence Lane and Brockville Avenue construction starts August 7


Fencing around Goldie Mill expanded for structural safety

July 25, 2018

Repairs to stone ruins and chimney to begin this summer Guelph, Ont., July 25, 2018 – The City of Guelph is expanding the fenced-off section around the Goldie Mill ruins to address structural concerns identified in an independent engineering report. Fencing will be expanded to reach about 1.52 metres from the base of the ruins on three sides. The recreational trail will remain open although it may be narrowed at some points. Repairs to the ruins will include work on the stone walls, horizontal supports and a window as well as work to the top of the chimney. This work is unrelated to the environmental testing and soil remediation work already underway on the site. The repairs will begin this summer and are expected to… Continue reading Fencing around Goldie Mill expanded for structural safety


Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed starting May 24

July 25, 2018

The City is replacing and upgrading a major watermain on Eramosa Road and Glenhill Place. Continue reading Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed starting May 24


Guelph police headquarters: July 2018 construction update

July 24, 2018

The renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed in July 2018. Progress to date East wing Washroom fixtures 90 per cent complete Wood door installation, including hardware, 90 per cent complete Painting 90 per cent complete Exterior wall finish (cladding) 80 per cent complete Interior vinyl composite tile work is 50 per cent complete Gym and sports room flooring complete Cabinets 80 per cent complete Roof over new addition complete, with about 60 per cent of the roof over the existing wing complete West wing Curtainwall frames (non-structural outer covering of a building for weather protection) 75 per cent complete Steel framing at the east corner 25 per cent complete Third floor drywall 5… Continue reading Guelph police headquarters: July 2018 construction update


Open house notice: Join us to discuss phase two of the Woodlawn Road multi-use path on August 2

July 20, 2018

Silvercreek Parkway to Imperial Road The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to present construction plans for the multi-use path on Woodlawn Road West from Silvercreek Parkway to Imperial Road. The multi-use path will be built on Woodlawn Road’s north and south sides between the existing curb and property line. The multi-use path will be three metres wide for use by pedestrians, cyclists and other users to get around. The multi-use path is funded by the Province under its Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling Program to build safer, more connected cycling routes for Ontarians and to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation. The City of Guelph is contributing at least 20 per cent toward the total eligible project cost. Construction will include the… Continue reading Open house notice: Join us to discuss phase two of the Woodlawn Road multi-use path on August 2


Construction notice: Metcalfe Street eastbound lane closed starting July 19

July 18, 2018

Between Eramosa Road and Cadillac Drive The City is replacing and upgrading a major water main on Eramosa Road and Glenhill Place. The contractor is experiencing issues with the existing City water infrastructure and will require a closure to further investigate. Construction begins July 19 Construction will take approximately one evening, starting on July 19 at 7 p.m., weather permitting. Further paving of the site has yet to be determined. Lane reductions and detours The eastbound lane of Metcalfe Street will be closed between Eramosa Road towards Cadillac Drive. Only local traffic will be permitted. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout construction. Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in the construction area… Continue reading Construction notice: Metcalfe Street eastbound lane closed starting July 19


Construction notice: Paisley Feedermain construction starts July 23

July 12, 2018

Waterloo Avenue and Silvercreek Parkway Update July 12: Waterloo Avenue at Silvercreek Parkway will be closed starting July 23. Update June 28: Waterloo Avenue at Silvercreek Parkway will be closed for two weeks starting July 16 while installation of the watermain crosses the roadway. About the project The City is about to begin construction on the Paisley Feedermain project. Work will take place on Waterloo Avenue between Silvercreek Parkway and Wellington Street and Silvercreek Parkway from Waterloo Avenue north past the first set of railway tracks. The Paisley Feedermain project includes the installation of a feedermain water pipe to supply water to the Paisley Reservoir, and the replacement of the local water pipe, sanitary sewer and storm sewer. Silvercreek Parkway will be reconstructed with two lanes of… Continue reading Construction notice: Paisley Feedermain construction starts July 23


Construction notice: East Parkade lighting upgrade and stairwell repair begins July 3

June 27, 2018

About the project Scheduled lighting upgrade work on all levels including the roof of the East Parkade will begin on July 3, 2018. The lighting upgrade will replace the existing lighting with high-efficiency LED lighting on all levels of the parkade. The City will also install new exit signage. The new LED lighting provides brighter, cleaner light quality, further extending the City’s commitment to finding environmentally friendly solutions as we renovate City facilities. Crews will also be repairing two of the parkade’s stairwells which will require the full closure of each stairwell, beginning with the North West stairwell. Only one stairwell will be closed at a time. It is expected that the work will be completed by late summer 2018. Work to begin July 3… Continue reading Construction notice: East Parkade lighting upgrade and stairwell repair begins July 3


Guelph police headquarters: June 2018 construction update

June 25, 2018

The renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed in June 2018. Progress to date East wing Ceramic flooring work complete Ceiling complete Men’s washroom and shower partition complete Rooftop HVAC unit installed Washroom fixtures 80 per cent complete Wood door installation, including hardware, 80 per cent complete Sheet vinyl flooring 75 per cent complete Painting 60 per cent complete Exterior wall finish (cladding) 60 per cent complete Front entrance flooring poured and sidewalk complete West wing Roof on new addition complete Exterior brickwork complete Lower windows installed Detention cell doors and frames installed Generator frame complete and generator installed Curtainwall frames (non-structural outer covering of a building for weather protection) 25 per cent complete… Continue reading Guelph police headquarters: June 2018 construction update


Construction notice: New pedestrian crossover to be installed on Ironwood Road starting August 3

June 21, 2018

East of Reid Court About the project The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a new mid-block pedestrian crossover at Ironwood Road, just east of Reid Court. The new pedestrian crossover will include: Ladder style crossover pavement markings Shark’s teeth yield lines “Stop for pedestrians” signs New crossover to be installed August 3 Installation of the new crossover is expected to start around August 3 and will continue for approximately three weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions and detours Traffic will be maintained in both directions, however, there will be lane reductions and delays should be expected. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained throughout the working area at all times. Map of construction area The City appreciates your patience, understanding and co-operation… Continue reading Construction notice: New pedestrian crossover to be installed on Ironwood Road starting August 3


Traffic notice: New pedestrian signal at Scottsdale Drive

June 12, 2018

Between Janefield Avenue and Wilsonview Avenue About the project The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a new pedestrian signal on Scottsdale Drive between Janefield Avenue and Wilsonview Avenue, behind the Stone Road Mall. Installation to occur June 21 Installation is expected to start on or about Monday, June 21 and will continue for approximately three weeks, weather permitting. The contractor expected to activate the new signal no later than Friday, August 31. Lane reductions and detours Traffic will be maintained in both directions; however, there will be lane reductions and delays should be expected. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained throughout the working area at all times. City services There will be no interruption to any City services during construction.… Continue reading Traffic notice: New pedestrian signal at Scottsdale Drive


Traffic notice: New pedestrian signal on Watson Parkway North

June 12, 2018

At Fleming Road About the project The City is undertaking The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a new intersection pedestrian signal on the north leg of the intersection of Watson Parkway North at Fleming Road. Installation to occur on June 18 Installation is expected to start on or about Monday, June 18, and will continue for approximately three weeks, weather permitting. The contractor is expected to activate the new signal no later than Friday, August 31. Lane reductions and detours Traffic will be maintained in both directions; however, there will be lane reductions and delays should be expected. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained throughout the working area at all times. City services There will be no interruption to any… Continue reading Traffic notice: New pedestrian signal on Watson Parkway North


Traffic notice: Lawrence Avenue traffic pattern change

June 6, 2018

At Florence Lane About the project The City has changed traffic signs on Lawrence Avenue at Florence Lane to improve traffic flow in and out of the Eramosa River Park parking lot. Stop signs have been installed on Lawrence Avenue at Florence Lane in both directions. The yield sign on Florence Lane at Lawrence Avenue has been removed. Map of area For more information Steve Anderson, Supervisor, Traffic Engineering Engineering and Transportation Services 519-822-1260 extension 2037 steve.anderson@guelph.ca


Guelph police headquarters: May 2018 construction update

May 28, 2018

The renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed in May 2018. Progress to date East wing Ceramic floor finishes and wall tiling are 90 per cent complete Lighting and ceiling in community room complete. Existing stucco removed from about 30 per cent of the existing building Steel frame for roof top unit is complete Mill work is happening on site for built in cabinets, counter tops, shelves, etc. Heating lines for the front entrance flooring installed West wing Finishes to existing roof complete Membrane on new roof installed and sealed South wall block exterior complete West wall block exterior 75 per cent complete Looking ahead to June East wing Sheet vinyl flooring installation will… Continue reading Guelph police headquarters: May 2018 construction update


Open house: Bagot Street reconstruction

May 9, 2018

Mercer St to Drew St The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to present plans for construction on Bagot Street between Mercer Street and Drew Street. Work includes replacement of the storm, sanitary and water infrastructure including new curb and gutters, asphalt roadways and driveway aprons. Tuesday, May 22, 2018 6:15 to 8 p.m. Paisley Road Public School, Library, 406 Paisley Road, Guelph Why come to the open house? As part of the project Bagot Street will be closed to all but local traffic. The City does not plan to remove any trees as part of the project; however, some landscaping within the boulevards may be impacted. This is your opportunity to view project information, including maps and schedules, and to ask questions about traffic impacts and property access. You’re… Continue reading Open house: Bagot Street reconstruction


Construction notice: Skov Park tennis court replacement starts May 14

May 5, 2018

Tennis players should use St. George’s Park in the interim Guelph, Ont., April 17, 2018 – The Skov Park tennis courts will be closed starting May 14 for replacement. The courts will reopen at the end of July, weather permitting. The new courts will include new surfacing, nets and fencing. Anyone looking to continue playing tennis during May should use the tennis courts at St. George’s Park. For more information Stefan Ilic, Project Specialist Open Space Planning, Parks and Recreation City of Guelph 519-822-1260 extension 3349 stefan.ilic@guelph.ca


Guelph police headquarters: April 2018 construction update

April 30, 2018

The renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed in April, 2018. Progress to date East wing addition Wall paint finishes are 90 per cent complete Ceramic floor finishes are 40 per cent complete Door installation is 60 per cent complete Ceiling installation is 70 per cent complete Men’s locker room locker installation is 90 per cent complete Steel frame for the generator is 90 per cent complete West wing addition Masonry, slab and door frames for the final cell block are installed Cell beds are framed Roof protective wall is installed Framing for the curtainwall (non-structural outer covering of a building for weather protection) is 70 per cent complete Secure entryway masonry and mechanical system… Continue reading Guelph police headquarters: April 2018 construction update


Notice of work: Environmental investigation work to be completed along Wellington Street West

April 20, 2018

Edinburgh Road South to the Hanlon Expressway Beginning Monday, April 23, engineering consultant, GHD, hired by the City of Guelph will be working along Wellington Street West from Edinburgh Road South to the Halon Expressway. The City is conducting environmental investigations around historical landfill sites and the adjacent land to assess the current soil and groundwater conditions. As part of this work, the consultant will survey the land, identify and mark public and private utilities on the site, and drill, then monitor and retrieve samples from wells. Any waste pulled from these activities will be stored in drums and removed from the site. This work is expected to take three weeks, weather permitting. There are no road closures associated with the work. Traffic should drive… Continue reading Notice of work: Environmental investigation work to be completed along Wellington Street West


Construction notice: West Parkade to close April 30

April 12, 2018

Notice date: April 12, 2018 About the project Planned rehabilitation work at the West Parkade has identified the need for additional structural work which, to ensure safety, requires a full closure of the facility until the fall. Parking downtown during the closure West Parkade permit holders are being notified directly with relocation information. Alternate casual, short-term parking is available in lots on Wyndham, Macdonell and Baker streets. There is also free two-hour on-street parking in the downtown available once per day per vehicle. Why close the parkade? Every effort was made to reduce further impacts to parking in the downtown. Needed additional structural work at the West Parkade cannot be completed while maintaining public access. Closure of the parkade is needed because: Two-way traffic cannot… Continue reading Construction notice: West Parkade to close April 30


Mico Valeriote Park tree removal starts April 6

April 5, 2018

New trees to be planted as part of park master plan Guelph, Ont., April 5, 2018 – The City of Guelph is working with Full Circle Tree Care to remove 2 trees and 12 saplings at Mico Valeriote Park on Friday, April 6. The removal of these trees, and the planting of 14 new trees, is part of the park’s new master plan. The majority of the trees in the park will remain; however, the removed trees will accommodate the park’s new features including new open space, a large playground, a water play pump and natural areas with seating and pathways. Construction of the new playground is scheduled to begin in summer and be completed by the end of 2018. For more information Mallory Lemon,… Continue reading Mico Valeriote Park tree removal starts April 6