Chester Street closed starting November 1

Kathleen Street to Exhibition Street

Notice date: October 15, 2021

About the project

The City is working with D & J Lockhart Excavators Ltd. to install sewer and water pipes, and repave the road surface.

Work begins November 1

Work is expected to start on or about Monday, November 1 and take about one week to complete, weather permitting.

Chester Street closed

Chester Street will be closed to through traffic from Kathleen Street to Exhibition Street during the project. Only local access will be permitted. Local traffic will be permitted along Chester Street; however, there will be no through access at 25 Chester Street.

Pedestrian access

The north sidewalk will be closed to pedestrians at 25 Chester Street during construction. Please use the nearby crossings at Kathleen Street and Exhibition Street to use the south sidewalk.

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

Map of Chester Street from Kathleen Street to Exhibition Street

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, Construction Engineering Technologist II
Engineering and Transportation Services
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2241
[email protected]