Construction notice: Norfolk Street road closure

Waterloo Avenue to Macdonell Street

Drexler Construction and Guelph Hydro/Alectra will be installing underground electrical systems for the City’s Wilson Street Parkade project. The work will be on Norfolk Street between Waterloo Avenue and Macdonell Street and will require a closure on Norfolk Street for the safety of everyone.

Construction starts February 4

The road closure is scheduled to begin Monday, February 4 and is expected to last three weeks, weather depending.


All road users are encouraged to use the alternate routes to move around the closure. Detour signage will be in place to direct drivers.

Pedestrian access

Pedestrians will be able to use the sidewalk along the west side of Norfolk Street. The sidewalk along Wilson Street can also be used to walk between Waterloo Avenue and Macdonell Street.

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.

Guelph Transit

Guelph Transit routes 9, 41 and 99 will be impacted during construction. Visit for information about stop changes and route detours.

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

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

For more information

Charanjeet Joginder P.Eng, PMP, CBA, Manager Complex Capital Projects
Facilities Management and Construction
519-822-1260 extension 3496