Category Archives: Road construction

Construction notice: Woolwich Street on-street parking reductions start December 21

December 17, 2018

Terrapex Environmental is collecting water samples from existing groundwater monitoring. Work starts on December 21 and take one day, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Woolwich Street on-street parking reductions start December 21


Construction notice: Railway crossing signal improvements at Eramosa Road

December 6, 2018

Guelph Junction Railway Ltd will be upgrading railway signals at Eramosa Road from incandescent 8” to LED 12” to improve driver and train safety. Construction takes place December 18 Signal upgrades will take place on Tuesday, December 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., weather depending. Lane reductions on December 18 Eramosa Road will be reduced to single lane traffic in each direction between Woolwich Street and Arthur Street North for a period of four hours each respectively. Pedestrian access Sidewalks will remain open for pedestrians. However, pedestrians are to use caution when approaching the lane closure locations and watch for overhead work equipment. Property and business access and parking No impact to businesses and parking. City services There will be no interruption to any City services during construction. Map of construction area… Continue reading Construction notice: Railway crossing signal improvements at Eramosa Road


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


Construction notice: Norfolk Street and Cork Street West intersection construction begins November 27

November 16, 2018

Northwest corner of intersection About the project Union Gas LTd. is excavating the road to access their infrastructure for maintenance. Construction begins November 27 Construction is expected to begin on or about November 27 and take approximately one day, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reductions during the work. Traffic will be maintained in all directions throughout the work, including turning. Delays should be expected. Sidewalk on northwest corner of the intersection will be closed The sidewalk on the northwest corner of Norfolk Street and Cork Street West intersection will be temporarily closed throughout the project. Property 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Norfolk Street and Cork Street West intersection construction begins November 27


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


Construction notice: Gordon Street construction begins December 5

November 16, 2018

At Gosling Gardens About the project Drexler Construction Limited is undertaking infrastructure work on behalf of Guelph Hydro to install new underground service to 1888 Gordon Street. Construction begins December 5 Construction is expected to begin on or about December 5 and take approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction on Gordon Street; however, two-way traffic will be maintained. Property 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 during working hours (7 a.m.–7 p.m.). Construction activities and equipment movement may temporarily impact access to private property and delays should be expected. City services There will be no interruption to any… Continue reading Construction notice: Gordon Street construction begins December 5


UPDATED construction notice: Starwood Drive paving starts September 17

November 11, 2018

UPDATE: Paving on Starwood Drive is temporarily delayed due to weather. Paving is expected to take place in two weeks. Chesterton Lane to Lee Street About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Adjust manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Road work begins September 17 Road work is expected to start on or about Monday September 17 and continue for approximately four weeks, weather permitting. Starwood Drive will have lane reductions There will be a lane reduction on Starwood Drive, however, two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian access will remain open Sidewalks along Starwood Drive will be open throughout the project, however, pedestrians may be directed by signs… Continue reading UPDATED construction notice: Starwood Drive paving starts September 17


Construction notice: Lane reductions on Wellington Street East start November 3

October 31, 2018

Lane reductions on Wellington Street East will begin on November 3, 2018 and work is expected to take two days, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Lane reductions on Wellington Street East start November 3


Construction notice: Water Street construction begins November 6

October 26, 2018

Construction on Water Street is expected to begin on or about November 6 and take approximately one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Water Street construction begins November 6


Construction notice: Starwood paving, Chesterton to Lee, starts November 6

October 26, 2018

Chesterton Lane to Lee Street About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Road work begins November 6 Road work is expected to start on or about Tuesday, November 6 and continue for approximately two days, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction on Starwood Drive, however, two-way traffic will be maintained. Driveway access will be maintained Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in the construction area during working hours (7 a.m.–7 p.m.) Construction activities and equipment movement may temporarily impact access to private property and delays should be expected. Pedestrian impacts Adult crossing guards have been temporarily relocated to Starwood Drive… Continue reading Construction notice: Starwood paving, Chesterton to Lee, starts November 6


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


Construction notice: Victoria Road South construction starts November 7

October 26, 2018

Work on the southbound side of Victoria Road South is expected to begin on November 7 and take about four weeks to complete, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Victoria Road South construction starts November 7


Construction notice: Water valve repairs tonight in Scottsdale Drive and College Avenue West area

October 19, 2018

The City is repairing water valves at Scottsdale Drive and College Avenue West. Repairs will begin tonight at 6 p.m. and take approximately three hours to complete. Continue reading Construction notice: Water valve repairs tonight in Scottsdale Drive and College Avenue West area


Construction notice: Starwood closed Silurian to Skinner starting November 5

October 19, 2018

Construction on Starwood Drive is expected to begin on November 5 and will take about six weeks to complete, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Starwood closed Silurian to Skinner starting November 5


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: Watson Parkway North lane reductions start October 29

October 18, 2018

Work on Watson Parkway North is expected to begin on or about Monday, October 29 and will take two days to complete, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Watson Parkway North lane reductions start October 29


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: Lane reductions coming to Scottsdale Drive October 30

October 16, 2018

Lane restrictions on Scottsdale Drive will begin on October 30, 2018 and work is expected to take four days, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Lane reductions coming to Scottsdale Drive October 30


Construction notice: New turning lanes coming to Clair Road and Victoria Road in November

October 12, 2018

Construction is anticipated to start at the end of October and be completed by the end of November. Continue reading Construction notice: New turning lanes coming to Clair Road and Victoria Road in November


Construction notice: Elmira Road South construction starts October 24

October 12, 2018

Construction on Elmira Road is expected to begin on or about October 18 and take approximately two days, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Elmira Road South construction starts October 24


Construction notice: Macdonell Street asphalt repairs start October 12

October 9, 2018

Road work on Macdonell Street is expected to start on October 12 at 7 a.m. and end around noon the same day, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Macdonell Street asphalt repairs start October 12


Construction notice: Macdonell Street and Woolwich Street intersection construction starts October 22

October 5, 2018

Construction on Macdonell and Woolwich Streets is expected to begin on or about October 22 and take approximately one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Macdonell Street and Woolwich Street intersection construction starts October 22


Construction notice: Arkell Road construction begins October 9

October 2, 2018

Construction on Arkell Road is expected to begin on or about October 9 and take approximately two days, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Arkell Road construction begins October 9


Construction notice: Western Hotel Laneway closed for asphalt repair starting October 22

October 2, 2018

Road work is expected to start on or about October 22 at 7 a.m. and end October 24, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Western Hotel Laneway closed for asphalt repair starting October 22


Construction notice: Ontario Street closed for construction starting October 9

October 1, 2018

Construction on Ontario Street is expected to begin on or about October 9 and take approximately one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Ontario Street closed for construction starting October 9


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


Construction notice: Surrey Street closed for paving starting October 10

October 1, 2018

Road work on Surrey Street is expected to start on or about October 10 and continue for approximately one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Surrey Street closed for paving starting October 10


Construction notice: Crosswalk improvements to Sunnylea Crescent starting October 1

September 25, 2018

Construction on Sunnylea Crescent is scheduled to start on or about October 1 and be completed in one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Crosswalk improvements to Sunnylea Crescent starting October 1


Construction notice: Edinburgh Road North curb and sidewalk repairs start October 1

September 24, 2018

Construction is expected to take place between October 1 and October 12 and take approximately three days, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Edinburgh Road North curb and sidewalk repairs start October 1


Construction notice: Tiffany Street West closed for curb and sidewalk repairs starting October 1

September 24, 2018

Construction to Tiffant Street is expected to begin on or about October 1, and take approximately one day to complete, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Tiffany Street West closed for curb and sidewalk repairs starting October 1


Water main break at 236 Gordon Street will be repaired tomorrow

September 24, 2018

Gordon Street will be closed between Forbes Avenue/Dormie Lane and James Street from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25 to allow for water main repairs. Continue reading Water main break at 236 Gordon Street will be repaired tomorrow


Construction notice: King and Queen Street laneway asphalt repairs start September 26

September 21, 2018

Repairs start on or about September 26 and final paving will take place the following day on September 27, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: King and Queen Street laneway asphalt repairs start September 26


UPDATED Construction notice: Rail bridge construction at Wellington Street and Macdonell Street starts September 17

September 18, 2018

Construction to the Macdonell Street rail bridge will start on or about September 17 and last for about four weeks, weather permitting. Continue reading UPDATED Construction notice: Rail bridge construction at Wellington Street and Macdonell Street starts September 17


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: Victoria Road North paving starts September 11

September 7, 2018

Paving of Victoria Road North is expected to start on or about September 11 and continue for approximately one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Victoria Road North paving starts September 11


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: Victoria Road North lane reductions starting September 8

September 7, 2018

Victoria Road North repairs are expected to start on September 8 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Victoria Road North lane reductions starting September 8


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: Lynwood Avenue construction begins September 24

September 5, 2018

Construction on Lynwood Avenue is expected to begin on or about September 24 and take approximately one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Lynwood Avenue construction begins September 24


Construction notice: Bagot Street reconstruction starts September 10

September 4, 2018

Construction on Bagot Street is expected to start September 10 and is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2018, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Bagot Street reconstruction starts September 10


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


Construction notice: Edinburgh Road South closed for rail track replacement starting August 31

August 30, 2018

Construction on Edinburgh Road South starts August 31 at 8 p.m. and is expected to be complete by September 3, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Edinburgh Road South closed for rail track replacement starting August 31


Construction notice: Alma Street closed for track replacement starting September 14

August 30, 2018

Rail work on Alma Street is expected to start on or about September 14 and be complete by September 17 at 4 a.m., weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Alma Street closed for track replacement starting September 14


Construction notice: Woolwich Street lane closure starting August 30

August 28, 2018

Work on Woolwich Street is scheduled to start on or about August 30 and is expected to be completed on the same day, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Woolwich Street lane closure starting August 30


Construction notice: Poppy Drive West closed for asphalt repairs August 29

August 27, 2018

The City is working to repair asphalt on Poppy Drive West following a water main infrastructure repair. Road work starts August 28. Continue reading Construction notice: Poppy Drive West closed for asphalt repairs August 29


Construction notice: Rodney Boulevard closed for construction starting August 29

August 27, 2018

Construction at 78 Rodney Boulevard is expected to begin on or about August 29 and take approximately one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Rodney Boulevard closed for construction starting August 29


Construction notice: Niska Road closed for site service starting August 27

August 21, 2018

Whittaker Court and Tanager Drive About the project The City of Guelph is working with Alfred Fach Excavating on behalf of Hira Custom Homes to install new water and sewer pipes to service the properties at 150, 156 and 162 Niska Road. Construction begins August 27 Construction is expected to begin on or about August 27 and take approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Niska Road will be closed Niska Road will be closed to through traffic at approximately 150 to 162 Niska Road throughout the project. Property access and parking Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in the construction area during working hours (7 a.m.–7 p.m.) Construction activities and equipment movement may temporarily impact access to private property and delays should… Continue reading Construction notice: Niska Road closed for site service starting August 27


Construction notice: Victoria Road South paving starts August 10

August 10, 2018

Eramosa River Bridge to Stone Road About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Widen the bike lane and pave the shoulders, adding painted, buffered bike lanes, Adjust manholes, and Pave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. The bicycle lanes will connect the Eramosa River Bridge to the existing bike lanes on Victoria Road near Stone Road. A buffer will be added between motorized traffic and the bike lane, similar to bike lanes on Stone Road East. This project is part of implementing the Cycling Master Plan. Road work begins August 10 Road work is expected to start on or about August 10 and continue for approximately one week, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be… Continue reading Construction notice: Victoria Road South paving starts August 10


Construction notice: College Avenue lane restrictions begin August 13

August 9, 2018

Edinburgh Road South and Vanier Drive Notice date: August 9, 2018 About the project The City is working with a Pipeline Repair Services to repair two water valves on a section of water main on College Avenue West between Edinburgh Road South and Vanier Drive. Construction begins August 13 The work will being on Monday, August 13 and last three days, weather permitting. Traffic impacts On Monday, August 13, the west bound lane on College Avenue will be closed from Edinburgh Road South to Lynwood Avenue. It is anticipated that this section of College Avenue will be reopened by late Tuesday afternoon, as long as there are no added complications. The detour for the westbound lane closure is Edinburgh Road to Stone Road to Scottsdale… Continue reading Construction notice: College Avenue lane restrictions begin August 13