Construction notice: Elizabeth Street closed starting May 1

Stevenson Street to Victoria Road South

The City will be working with Navacon Construction for curb and gutter installation on Elizabeth Street. Following the curb installation, final paving will be completed. This work will complete the 292 Elizabeth Street Storm Sewer Project that was initiated in 2018.

Road paving begins May 1

Road paving will begin on May 1 and will take approximately three days to complete, weather permitting.

Elizabeth Street closed and detour in effect starting May 1

Elizabeth Street will be closed to through traffic throughout the paving project. Traffic will be detoured along Stevenson Street South, York Road and Victoria Road South. Residents who expect to travel in the area should anticipate delays.

Pedestrian access

The sidewalk on the north side of Elizabeth Street will be closed to pedestrians throughout construction.  Please use a nearby crossing to use the south sidewalk.

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.

Guelph Transit

Guelph Transit route 14 will be temporarily 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 important construction project. Project details and any updates will be posted on

For more information

Steven Di Pietro, Construction Engineering Technologist
Engineering and Transportation Services
519-822-1260 extension 2348