Construction notice: Multiple road closures for rail track maintenance

Alma Street, Paisley Street, Suffolk Street and Speedvale Avenue West

About the project

CN is undertaking track maintenance at the Alma Street, Paisley Street, Suffolk Street and Speedvale Avenue West crossings. Road closures are required for crews to safely complete the maintenance work.

Construction begins January 9

Construction is planned for January 9 to 12 as follows, weather permitting:

  • January 9: Alma Street between Inkerman Street and Petrolia Street
  • January 10: Paisley Street between Edinburgh Road North and Southampton Street
  • January 11: Suffolk Street between Edinburgh Road North and North Street
  • January 12: Speedvale Avenue West between Dawson Road and Edinburgh Road North

Road closures and detours

On the respective dates, a full road closure will be in place. Local traffic will be permitted along a portion of the road. Local access will be allowed along Paisley Street from Southampton Street to Norfolk Street . All road users should use the marked detours or alternate routes.

Pedestrian access

Pedestrians will be detoured around the sites as sidewalks will also be closed.

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.–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.

Map of construction area

Alma Street, Paisley Street and Suffolk Street closures

Speedvale Avenue West closure

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

For more information

Paulo de Oliveira, C.Tech., rcji,
Utility Coordinator, Engineering and Capital Infrastructure Services
519-822-1260 extension 2341