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

Metcalfe Street at Eramosa Road

About the project

The City is replacing and upgrading a major water main on Eramosa Road and Glenhill Place that services Guelph General Hospital. The City requires an emergency road closure of Metcalfe Street related to this project to replace a leaking valve from an old water main.

Construction on Metcalfe Street starts September 7

Metcalfe Street will be closed at Eramosa Road to approximately 50 metres west of Eramosa Road on or about September 6 at noon to September 7 at noon, weather permitting.

Metcalfe Street will be closed

Metcalfe Street will be closed to through traffic, however, local traffic will be allowed.

Pedestrian access

Pedestrian access will be maintained throughout construction.

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 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.

Map of construction area

The City appreciates your patience, understanding and co-operation during this important construction project. Any updates will be posted on

For more information

Ken VanderWal P.Eng., Project Engineer
Engineering and Transportation Services
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2319