Howitt Creek construction work

Notice date: August 3, 2021

About the project

Metrolinx is building an extension to the existing storm culvert near Howitt Creek to address erosion issues.

Work begins August 3

Work began on Tuesday, August 3 and is expected to take about three months to complete, weather permitting.

Pedestrian access

In the construction zone, pedestrian access will be restricted with fencing and signs. All pedestrians are asked to follow posted signs for safety.

Tree removals

As part of this work, Metrolinx will remove 34 trees. As compensation for those removals, 45 new trees and 75 new shrubs will be planted as per the City approved tree replacement plan.

Map of construction area

Map of Howitt Creek construction

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

For more information

Steven Di Pietro, Project Engineer
Engineering and Transportation Services
City of Guelph
[email protected]