Water main break at 2 Quebec Street being repaired today

Update: August 2, 2018 at 2: 30 p.m.—Water main repairs complete. Road will reopen around 3 p.m. today.

Westbound lanes closed between Norfolk and Baker Street

Guelph, Ont., August 2, 2018—A water main break occurred at 2 Quebec Street early this morning.

Crews are on site repairing the break and expect to be done later tonight, as long as there are no added complications.

The City is notifying local businesses about the break. People living and working in the area may notice disruptions in water service and changes in water pressure. Impacted properties will be notified by City staff.

Traffic and transit impacts

Westbound lanes are closed and eastbound lanes remain open on Quebec Street between Norfolk and Baker Street.

Guelph Transit routes 10, 20 and the community bus are being detoured around the area until further notice. Visit guelphtransit.ca for more information.

Drivers and transit users in the area should expect delays and plan extra time for travel.

Pedestrian access

Sidewalks on the north and south side of Quebec Street remain open.

The City will provide updates at guelph.ca and on Facebook (facebook.com/cityofguelph) and Twitter (twitter.com/cityofguelph) should anything change, or once repairs are complete.

Media contact

Kier Taylor, Supervisor of Distribution Metering
Water Services
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2164