Notice of open house: Emma Street to Earl Street bridge over the Speed River

Map shows study area for bridge as extending from the northeast end of Earl Street, over the Speed River to the southeast end of Emma StreetThe City of Guelph is hosting an open house to review and discuss a Class Environmental Assessment (EA) study for a proposed pedestrian bridge connecting Emma Street to Earl Street over the Speed River. The site location and approximate extents of the study area are shown on the map.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
6–8 p.m.
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
683 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON, N1H 3Z1

Why come to the open house?

This is your opportunity to view project information, and review the project team’s evaluation of the alternatives and their recommended preferred alternative.

We encourage you to ask questions about plans for the existing bridge and to provide comments and feedback to City staff and consultants at the open house.

About the project

A bridge in this location is recommended in the Guelph Trail Master Plan (2005). It will provide a connection to the Downtown Trail. The purpose of the EA study is to determine if a pedestrian bridge is warranted at this location and if so, which style of bridge will be constructed.

Information will be collected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record.

This notice first issued May 25, 2017.