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Construction notice: Victoria Road lane reductions October 12-13

About the project Construction on Simcoe Street includes the replacement of aging infrastructure and the lowering of water service connections. As Simcoe Street can only be accessed from Victoria Road, construction will be completed one lane at a time to allow local traffic access. Local access conditions will vary throughout the work with some restrictions. Lane reductions on Victoria Road October 12-13 Traffic lanes on Victoria Road at Simcoe Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction starting October 12 for two days, to allow underground connections to the new water main to be completed. Water Starting on October 12 at about 1 p.m., water supply on Simcoe Street and parts of Victoria Road will be turned off while the new water main… Continue reading Construction notice: Victoria Road lane reductions October 12-13

Update: Victoria Road North open to traffic

Guelph, ON, June 13, 2014 – Victoria Road North from‎ Goldenview Drive to Conservation Drive is now open to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. “We completed road repairs early this morning and opened Victoria Road North,” said Nello Violin, manager of roads and right of ways. “The City would like to thank the Grand River Conservation Authority and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment for their valuable assistance and support during this emergency road repair.” The Victoria Road collapse occurred Saturday, May 24, and was caused by an opening in the culvert beneath the road. City staff replaced the entire length of the culvert with a new pipe, and repaired the road surface. For more information Nello Violin Manager of Roads and Right of Ways Public… Continue reading Update: Victoria Road North open to traffic

Update: Victoria Road North to remain closed until June 16

Guelph, ON, June 6, 2014 – Victoria Road North from‎ Goldenview Drive to Conservation Drive will remain closed to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians until Monday, June 16. Drivers, cyclist and pedestrians are asked to stay out of the area, and follow signed detours. “If we continue to have good weather, staff will complete repairs and open Victoria Road by Monday, June 16,” said Nello Violin, manager of roads and right of ways. “We recognize the inconvenience this has caused for people and we’re working to have the road open as quickly as possible.” The City continues to work with the Grand River Conservation Authority to minimize any potential impacts on the nearby wetland. The Victoria Road collapse occurred Saturday, May 24, and was caused by… Continue reading Update: Victoria Road North to remain closed until June 16

Victoria Road North closed for urgent repairs

Guelph, ON, May 26, 2014 – The City of Guelph has closed Victoria Road North from‎ Goldenview Drive to Conservation Drive as part of the road has given way. The road collapse occurred on Saturday afternoon and was caused by an opening in the culvert beneath the surface of the road. Staff immediately excavated the area to prepare for permanent repairs. Drivers are asked to stay out of the area and follow signed detours. The bike lanes on the east side of Victoria Road North remain open, but cyclists are asked to stay within the barricaded path if traveling through the area. Bike lane closures may be expected during repairs. The City will replace the damaged section of culvert with a new pipe. Repairs are… Continue reading Victoria Road North closed for urgent repairs