Construction notice: Starwood closed Silurian to Skinner starting November 5

Silurian Drive and Skinner Drive

About the project

Kieswetter Excavating will be working on behalf of the City of Guelph to install deep service connections for phase one of the Cityview Estates development on Starwood Drive.

Construction starts November 5

Work is expected to begin on November 5 and will take about six weeks to complete, weather permitting.

Traffic will be detoured via Grange Road and Watson Parkway North

During construction, Starwood Drive will be closed between Silurian Drive and Skinner Drive.  Traffic will be detoured via Grange Road and Watson Parkway North.  Detour signage will be in place to help road users.

Pedestrian access

Pedestrians should follow the Contractor’s delineated path around the site.

Property and business access and parking

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. to 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 City services during construction. Waste collection will not be affected. Please continue to place your green, blue and grey carts at the curb, as per your regular schedule.

Guelph Transit

Guelph Transit routes 14 will be detoured during construction. Visit for information about stop changes and route detours.

Map of construction area

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

For more information

Paulo de Oliveira, C.Tech., rcji, Utility Coordinator
Technical Services, Engineering and Transportation Services
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2341