Construction notice: Forbes Avenue closed starting December 9

UPDATE: The work on Forbes Avenue has been delayed. Work will now start on or about January 6 and take about one week to complete, weather permitting.  

Gordon Street to Martin Avenue

About the project

The City is working with Civil-Link Inc. to:

  1. Install sewer and water pipes, and
  2. Repave the road surface.

All work will take place on City property.

Work begins December 9

Work is expected to start on or about December 9 and take about one week to complete, weather permitting.

Forbes Avenue closed

Forbes Avenue will be closed to through traffic during the project. Only local access will be permitted. There will be no through access at 12 Forbes Avenue.

Pedestrian access

The south sidewalk will be closed to pedestrians at 12 Forbes Avenue during construction.

Property access

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.

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

Jason Robinson, C.Tech, rcji, Construction Engineering Technologist II
Technical Services, Engineering and Transportation Services
519-822-1260 extension 2241