Construction notice: Norfolk Street closed September 19

Macdonell Street to Waterloo Avenue

About the project

The City is working with Newton Group Ltd. to install a new pedestrian bridge across Norfolk Street.

Work begins September 19

Work is expected to begin on or about September 19, and take about one day to complete, weather permitting.

Norfolk Street closed

Norfolk Street will be closed to through traffic during the project. Traffic will be detoured along Gordon Street, Wellington Street and Woolwich Street. Residents who expect to travel in the area should anticipate delays.

Pedestrian access

The sidewalk on Norfolk Street will be closed during the project.

Property and business access

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 routes 9 and 99 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

Jeet Joginder, Manager
Complex Capital Projects, Facilities Management and Construction
519-822-1260 extension 3496