Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue and Woolwich Street lane reductions and turn restrictions starting June 10

At the intersection

The City is working with Capital Paving Inc to:

  1. Install temporary traffic signals and street lighting; and,
  2. Remove existing traffic signals, street lighting and median islands.

The intersection work is being completed so that utilities can be permitted to complete necessary work in advance of road reconstruction on Speedvale Avenue East planned to begin in 2020.

Work begins June 10

Work is expected to begin on or about June 10, and continue for approximately 5 days, weather permitting.

Lane reductions and turn restrictions

There will be lane reductions on both Speedvale Avenue and Woolwich Street at the intersection, with one lane for through traffic in all directions.

Left turns will not be permitted for any direction during the project.

Pedestrian access

The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during construction.

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’s Community Bus North will be temporarily detoured 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

Ken VanderWal P.Eng., Project Engineer,
Acting Manager, Technical Services, Engineering and Transportation Services
519-822-1260 extension 2319