Category Archives: Construction

Construction notice: Willow Road paving starts July 3

June 22, 2018

Applewood Crescent to Edinburgh Road North About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Road work begins July 3 Road work is expected to start on or about July 3 and continue for approximately four weeks, weather permitting. Lanes will be reduced during construction There will be a lane reduction, however, two-way traffic will be maintained. 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Willow Road paving starts July 3


Construction notice: New pedestrian crosswalk to be installed on Grange Road starting July 30

June 22, 2018

Auden Road and Schroder Crescent About the project The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a new pedestrian crosswalk on the west side of the Grange Road and Auden Road/Schroder Crescent intersection. The new crosswalk will include: Ladder style crosswalk pavement markings Shark’s teeth yield lines “Stop for pedestrians” signs Flashing lights Overhead pedestrian crossing traffic signs New crosswalk to be installed July 30 Installation is expected to start July 30, and will continue for approximately three weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions and detours Traffic will be maintained in both directions, however, there will be lane reductions and delays should be expected. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained throughout the working area at all times.Map of construction area Map of construction… Continue reading Construction notice: New pedestrian crosswalk to be installed on Grange Road starting July 30


Construction notice: New pedestrian crosswalk to be installed on Grange Road starting August 1

June 22, 2018

Grange Road at Kearney Street About the project The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a new pedestrian crosswalk on the east side of the intersection of Grange Road at Kearney Street. The new crosswalk includes: Ladder style crosswalk pavement markings Shark’s teeth yield lines “Stop for pedestrians” traffic signs Flashing lights Overhead pedestrian crossing traffic signs New crosswalk to be installed August 1 Installation is expected to start August 1, and will continue for approximately three weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions and detours Traffic will be maintained in both directions, however, there will be lane reductions and delays should be expected. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained throughout the working area at all times. Map of construction area The City… Continue reading Construction notice: New pedestrian crosswalk to be installed on Grange Road starting August 1


Construction notice: New pedestrian crosswalk to be installed on Waterloo Avenue starting August 7

June 22, 2018

Waterloo Avenue west of Beachwood Avenue About the project The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a new pedestrian crosswalk on Waterloo Avenue, west of Beachwood Avenue. The new crosswalk includes: Ladder style crosswalk pavement markings Shark’s teeth yield lines “Stop for pedestrians” traffic signs Flashing lights Overhead pedestrian crossing traffic signs New crosswalk to be installed August 7 Installation is expected to start on or about Wednesday, August 7, and will continue for approximately three weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions and detours Traffic will be maintained in both directions, however, there will be lane reductions and delays should be expected. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained throughout the working area at all times. Map of construction area The City appreciates… Continue reading Construction notice: New pedestrian crosswalk to be installed on Waterloo Avenue starting August 7


Construction notice: New pedestrian crosswalk to be installed on Woodlawn Road East

June 22, 2018

Woodlawn Road at Atto Drive About the project The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a new pedestrian crossover on the east side of the intersection at Woodlawn road and Atto Drive. The new pedestrian crossover will include: Ladder style crosswalk pavement markings Shark’s teeth yield lines “Stop for pedestrians” signs New crosswalk to be installed August 10 Installation of the new crosswalk is expected to start around August 10 and will continue for approximately three weeks, weather permitting. There will be no lane reductions or detours Traffic will be maintained in both directions, however, there will be lane reductions and delays should be expected. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained throughout the working area at all times. Map of construction… Continue reading Construction notice: New pedestrian crosswalk to be installed on Woodlawn Road East


Construction notice: New pedestrian crosswalk to be installed on Ironwood Road starting August 3

June 21, 2018

East of Reid Court About the project The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a new mid-block pedestrian crosswalk at Ironwood Road, just east of Reid Court. The new pedestrian crosswalk will include: Ladder style crosswalk pavement markings Shark’s teeth yield lines “Stop for pedestrians” signs New crosswalk to be installed August 3 Installation of the new crosswalk is expected to start around August 3 and will continue for approximately three weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions and detours Traffic will be maintained in both directions, however, there will be lane reductions and delays should be expected. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained throughout the working area at all times. Map of construction area The City appreciates your patience, understanding and co-operation… Continue reading Construction notice: New pedestrian crosswalk to be installed on Ironwood Road starting August 3


Construction notice: Traffic signals replacement at Woolwich and Powell Streets start July 1

June 21, 2018

Intersection of Woolwich Street and Powell Street About the project The City is working with TM3 Inc. Electrical Contractors to undertake infrastructure work on behalf of the City of Guelph. The contractor will be closing the east and west approaches on Powell Street at the Woolwich Street intersection to all traffic to remove the traffic signal equipment. The contractor will then install new traffic signals. Traffic signal replacement stars July 1 Traffic signal replacement will start at or around July 1, 2018, and is scheduled to last four to five weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions and detours Vehicle and bicycle traffic will not be permitted at the Powell Street entrances of the intersection. Traffic will continue to have access on Woolwich Street throughout construction. Pedestrian… Continue reading Construction notice: Traffic signals replacement at Woolwich and Powell Streets start July 1


Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed for construction starting July 2

June 21, 2018

Speedvale Avenue East to Brant Avenue About the project Kieswetter Excavating will be making water main and sewer connections to the City’s infrastructure as part of the Nima Trails Development. Construction on Eramosa Road begins July 2 Work is expected to begin on Monday, July 2 and take about three weeks to complete, weather permitting. Traffic on Eramosa Road will be detoured During construction, traffic will be detoured via Speedvale Avenue East and Watson Parkway North.  Detour and information signs will be posted. Pedestrian access will be closed at Brant Avenue and Speedvale Avenue East The City sidewalk will be closed at the intersection of Brant Avenue and Speedvale Avenue East. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area remain open… Continue reading Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed for construction starting July 2


Construction notice: Wilson Street sidewalk closed for retaining wall repair

June 20, 2018

Carden Street to Gordon Street About the project The City is working to assess a retaining wall on Wilson Street that has cracked. The sidewalk on Wilson Street will be closed starting June 19 The sidewalk on Wilson Street from Carden Street to Gordon Street will be closed until the retaining wall is assessed and pedestrian safety is assured. There is no timeline at this point for the sidewalk to reopen. Pedestrian access Pedestrian access is not permitted. Pedestrians should go around the closure using Norfolk Street or Wyndham Street. Map of construction area The City appreciates your patience, understanding and co-operation during this important construction project. Any updates will be posted on guelph.ca/construction. For more information Jeet Joginder, Manager, Complex Capital Projects Facilities Management… Continue reading Construction notice: Wilson Street sidewalk closed for retaining wall repair


Evergreen seniors facility to close for six weeks

June 18, 2018

Parking lot and sidewalk repairs begin July 2 Guelph, Ont., June 18, 2018 – Starting July 2, the City of Guelph will begin repairs of the parking lot and sidewalk at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, located at 683 Woolwich Street. The work includes: Parking lot repairs and repaving Sidewalk replacement Lighting installation Garage waterproofing repairs As a result of this work, the parking lot and facility will close to the public for about six weeks. The Evergreen Restaurant will also temporarily close as of June 28 at 1 p.m. During the facility closure, the City will do general maintenance work such as cleaning, painting and minor repairs. Pedestrian and vehicular access to Riverside Residences on the Park will be maintained throughout the project and… Continue reading Evergreen seniors facility to close for six weeks


Lane reductions on College Avenue start July 4

June 18, 2018

College Avenue between Edinburgh Road South and Scottsdale Drive About the project The City is working with Fer-Pal Construction to reline the watermain on College Avenue between Edinburgh Road South and Scottsdale Avenue. Construction begins July 4 Construction will begin July 4 and continue to the first week of September, weather permitting. College Avenue will be reduced to one lane on the east and westbound sides Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction for the duration of construction. Additional information will be posted on guelph.ca/construction when timing of these lane reductions is known. Map of construction area Pedestrian access remains open All sidewalks will be maintained during construction. Signage will be posted to direct pedestrians around the construction site. Property and business… Continue reading Lane reductions on College Avenue start July 4


Construction notice: Wellington Street West paving begins June 27

June 15, 2018

McCrae Boulevard to Gordon Street About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Road work begins June 27 Road work is expected to start on or about Wednesday, June 27 and continue for approximately two weeks. There will be overnight paving work following the concrete work. All dates are weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction, however, two-way traffic will be maintained for the duration of the work. Map of construction area 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Wellington Street West paving begins June 27


Construction notice: Wellington Street West paving starts June 19

June 15, 2018

Imperial Road South to City limits About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Paving begins June 19 Road work is expected to start on or about Wednesday, June 19 and continue for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction, however, two-way traffic will be maintained for the duration of the work. Property and business access All businesses will 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Wellington Street West paving starts June 19


Construction notice: Delhi Street parking restrictions start July 3

June 15, 2018

Speedvale Avenue East to the west side of Riverview Drive About the project Guelph Hydro crews are working on hydro lines on Speedvale Avenue East in early July as a part of the Speedvale Avenue reconstruction project. A detour around the closure is required. Parking restrictions on Delhi Street begin July 3 There will be no on-street parking available on the west side of Delhi Street between Speedvale Avenue East and Riverview Drive starting on July 3, weather permitting.  Parking on the east side of Delhi Street will remain the same. The work is expected to impact parking until fall 2019. Guelph Transit Guelph Transit route 12 will be detoured throughout the project. For more information, visit guelphtransit.ca. Map of construction area The City appreciates… Continue reading Construction notice: Delhi Street parking restrictions start July 3


Construction notice: Parking lot repaving/sidewalk repairs

June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018 Starting July 2, the City of Guelph will begin scheduled repairs of the parking lot and sidewalk at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, located at 683 Woolwich Street. The work will include: Parking lot repairs and repaving Sidewalk replacement Lighting installation Garage waterproofing repairs During construction, the parking lot and facility, including Evergreen Restaurant, will be closed to the public. Please note: The Evergreen Restaurant will close on June 28 at 1 p.m. Pedestrian and vehicular access to Riverside Residences on the Park will be maintained throughout the project and will be marked by signage. Riverside Park users are reminded to access the park via the entrance off Woolwich Street and exit using Marilyn Drive. The public is not permitted inside the construction… Continue reading Construction notice: Parking lot repaving/sidewalk repairs


Construction notice: Woodlawn/Woolwich intersection paving starts June 19

June 15, 2018

About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Night paving begins June 19 Overnight paving work is expected to start on or about Monday, June 19 and continue for about one week, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be shifting lane reductions during the work. Traffic will be maintained in all directions throughout the work. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained. 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Woodlawn/Woolwich intersection paving starts June 19


Traffic notice: New pedestrian signal at Scottsdale Drive

June 12, 2018

Between Janefield Avenue and Wilsonview Avenue About the project The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a new pedestrian signal on Scottsdale Drive between Janefield Avenue and Wilsonview Avenue, behind the Stone Road Mall. Installation to occur June 21 Installation is expected to start on or about Monday, June 21 and will continue for approximately three weeks, weather permitting. The contractor expected to activate the new signal no later than Friday, August 31. Lane reductions and detours Traffic will be maintained in both directions; however, there will be lane reductions and delays should be expected. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained throughout the working area at all times. City services There will be no interruption to any City services during construction.… Continue reading Traffic notice: New pedestrian signal at Scottsdale Drive


Traffic notice: New pedestrian signal on Watson Parkway North

June 12, 2018

At Fleming Road About the project The City is undertaking The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a new intersection pedestrian signal on the north leg of the intersection of Watson Parkway North at Fleming Road. Installation to occur on June 18 Installation is expected to start on or about Monday, June 18, and will continue for approximately three weeks, weather permitting. The contractor is expected to activate the new signal no later than Friday, August 31. Lane reductions and detours Traffic will be maintained in both directions; however, there will be lane reductions and delays should be expected. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained throughout the working area at all times. City services There will be no interruption to any… Continue reading Traffic notice: New pedestrian signal on Watson Parkway North


Upgrades coming to a playground near you

June 12, 2018

Ten playgrounds across the city will be upgraded this year.  Each playground will be closed during construction Continue reading Upgrades coming to a playground near you


Construction notice: Metcalfe Street paving

June 8, 2018

Speedvale Avenue to Terry Boulevard About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Construction starts June 14 Road work is expected to start on or about Thursday, June 14 and continue for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction but two-way traffic will be maintained for the duration of the work. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained. Property access and parking 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Metcalfe Street paving


Construction notice: Cardigan Street closed for railway repairs starting June 19

June 7, 2018

Cardigan Street at London Road Cardigan Street closure starts on June 19 Cardigan Street will be closed at London Street for asphalt repairs to the railway crossing. Local access will be maintained during the closure. Road work is expected to start on June 19th at 7 a.m. and reopen the evening of June 21, weather permitting. Property access and parking 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. For more information Yanick Beaudin, Assoc. R.S., Public Works Supervisor Roads and Right of Ways, Operations 519-822-1260 extension 2008 yanick.beaudin@guelph.ca


Traffic notice: Lawrence Avenue traffic pattern change

June 6, 2018

At Florence Lane About the project The City has changed traffic signs on Lawrence Avenue at Florence Lane to improve traffic flow in and out of the Eramosa River Park parking lot. Stop signs have been installed on Lawrence Avenue at Florence Lane in both directions. The yield sign on Florence Lane at Lawrence Avenue has been removed. Map of area For more information Steve Anderson, Supervisor, Traffic Engineering Engineering and Capital Infrastructure Services 519-822-1260 extension 2037 steve.anderson@guelph.ca


Construction notice: Eramosa, Glenhill water main replacement

June 4, 2018

The City is replacing and upgrading a major watermain on Eramosa Road and Glenhill Place. Continue reading Construction notice: Eramosa, Glenhill water main replacement


Construction notice: Water Street closed for asphalt repair starting June 13

May 31, 2018

Water Street between Albert Street and Martin Avenue Water Street closure starts on June 13 Water Street will be closed at Albert Street and Martin Avenue for asphalt milling operation. Paving will occur on June 14 and 15. Road work is expected to start on June 13 at 7 a.m. and be reopened June 15, weather permitting. Only local traffic will be permitted. Property access and parking 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. The City appreciates your patience, understanding and co-operation during this important construction project. Project details and any updates will be posted… Continue reading Construction notice: Water Street closed for asphalt repair starting June 13


Construction notice: Grange Street closed for asphalt repair starting June 13

May 31, 2018

Starting June 4, Grange Street will be closed between Stuart Street and Regent Street for asphalt repairs. Road work is expected to be complete by June 13 at noon, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Grange Street closed for asphalt repair starting June 13


Construction notice: Woodlawn Road closed for railway repairs starting June 16

May 31, 2018

Woodlawn Road between Dawson Road and Edinburgh Road North Woodlawn Road closure starts overnight on June 16 Woodlawn Road’s eastbound and westbound lanes, as well as the multi-use path, will be closed overnight between Edinburgh Road North and Dawson Road for asphalt repairs to the railway crossing. Road work is expected to start on June 16 at 4 p.m. and reopen the following evening, on June 17, weather permitting. Woodlawn road traffic to be detoured via Silvercreek Parkway North Traffic will be detoured via Silvercreek Parkway North, Speedvale Avenue and Edinburgh Road North. Property access and parking 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Woodlawn Road closed for railway repairs starting June 16


Sinkhole repair underway on Paisley Road

May 29, 2018

Paisley Road closed between Sleeman Avenue and Silvercreek Parkway Guelph, Ont., May 29, 2018—A sinkhole on Paisley Road just west of Sleeman Avenue was reported to City staff early this morning. No accidents or injuries have occurred. A broken storm drain has been identified as the cause. Repairs to the drain will continue this evening and asphalt repairs will take place tomorrow morning, May 30. Traffic, pedestrian and transit impacts Paisley Road is closed between Sleeman Avenue and Silvercreek Parkway. Local traffic will have access this evening. Both sidewalks remain open. Guelph Transit route 10 and the Community Bus are on detour. Visit guelphtransit.ca for more information. The City will provide updates at guelph.ca and on Facebook (facebook.com/cityofguelph) and Twitter (twitter.com/cityofguelph) should anything change, or… Continue reading Sinkhole repair underway on Paisley Road


Construction notice: Hawkins Drive paving

May 28, 2018

Poppy Drive East to end About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Construction starts May 29 Road work is expected to start on or about Tuesday, May 29 and continue for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction but two-way traffic will be maintained for the duration of the work. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained. Property access and parking 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Hawkins Drive paving


Construction notice: Eastview Road paving

May 28, 2018

Summit Ridge Drive to Watson Parkway North About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Construction begins May 29 Construction is expected to start on or about Tuesday, May 29 and continue for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions and detour Starting May 29, Eastview Road will remain open to through traffic in both directions; however, delays should be expected. During the week of June 4, Eastview Road will be closed from Summit Ridge Drive to Watson Parkway North. Traffic will detour along Eastview Road to Victoria Road North to Speedvale Avenue East and to Watson Parkway North. All dates… Continue reading Construction notice: Eastview Road paving


Construction notice: York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feedermain

May 28, 2018

Phase 2B: Eramosa River Park, Florence Lane and Brockville Avenue About the project The York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feedermain Project is a multi-phased project to expand Guelph’s water distribution infrastructure and install a new trunk sanitary sewer link from the west to the east side of the city. Work in this phase will take place between Boult Avenue and Victoria Road, including work along the recreational trails, and a complete reconstruction of Brockville Avenue. This next construction stage will include 265 metres of 1200mm diameter sanitary sewer installation using microtunnelling technology along Florence Lane between Lawrence Avenue and Hayes Avenue. Construction to begin middle of June While work on this project has begun, work along Florence Lane is expected to commence in the middle… Continue reading Construction notice: York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feedermain


Guelph police headquarters: May 2018 construction update

May 28, 2018

The renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed in May 2018. Progress to date East wing Ceramic floor finishes and wall tiling are 90 per cent complete Lighting and ceiling in community room complete. Existing stucco removed from about 30 per cent of the existing building Steel frame for roof top unit is complete Mill work is happening on site for built in cabinets, counter tops, shelves, etc. Heating lines for the front entrance flooring installed West wing Finishes to existing roof complete Membrane on new roof installed and sealed South wall block exterior complete West wall block exterior 75 per cent complete Looking ahead to June East wing Sheet vinyl flooring installation will… Continue reading Guelph police headquarters: May 2018 construction update


Water main break at 28 Waterloo Avenue being repaired today

May 24, 2018

Road closure between Dublin and Glasgow Street Guelph, Ont., May 24, 2018—A water main break occurred at 28 Waterloo Avenue around noon today. Crews are on site repairing the break now and expect to be done later tonight, as long as there are no added complications. The City has notified local residents about the break. Some water is pooling on the street and neighbouring yards. People living and working in the area may notice disruptions in water service and changes in water pressure. Traffic and transit impacts Waterloo Avenue is closed to all traffic between Dublin Street and Glasgow Street  until the water main is repaired. Guelph Transit route 9 is being detoured around the area until further notice. Visit guelphtransit.ca for more information. Drivers… Continue reading Water main break at 28 Waterloo Avenue being repaired today


Construction notice: Arthur Street South closed for sewer and water pipe installation

May 18, 2018

Guelph Junction Railway/Elizabeth Street to Cross Street The City is working with Drexler Construction Limited to undertake private infrastructure work on behalf of Fusion Homes to construct sewer and water pipes for new homes along Arthur Street South. Road closed May 28 Work is expected to start on or about Monday, May 28 and continue for about two weeks, weather permitting. Arthur Street South will be closed to through traffic at two locations on Arthur Street between Elizabeth Street and Cross Street. These closures will happen at different times. Local access will be maintained for people living between Elizabeth Street and Cross Street. People living outside the closure area are asked to detour around the closure via Neeve or Duke Streets. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk… Continue reading Construction notice: Arthur Street South closed for sewer and water pipe installation


Water main break at 52 Cassino Avenue being repaired today

May 18, 2018

Temporary road closure between Anthony Avenue and William Street Guelph, Ont., May 18, 2018—A water main break occurred at 52 Cassino Avenue early this morning. Crews are on site undertaking repair work today and estimate to be done by this evening, barring no complications. The City has notified local residents about the break. People living and working in the area may notice disruptions in water service and changes in water pressure. Traffic and transit impacts Cassino Avenue is closed to all traffic between Anthony Avenue and William Street until the water main repairs are complete. Guelph Transit route 13 will be detoured. Visit guelphtransit.ca for more information. Delays should be expected and drivers and transit riders are advised to plan extra time for travel. Pedestrian… Continue reading Water main break at 52 Cassino Avenue being repaired today


Construction notice: Woodlawn/Woolwich intersection traffic signal work

May 17, 2018

The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install new underground traffic signal infrastructure in the Woodlawn/Woolwich intersection. Following this work, the intersection will be repaved. More information regarding the paving will follow. Work begins May 22 Road work is expected to start on or about Tuesday, May 22 and continue for about three weeks. The duration of work may need to be extended due to weather. This notice will be updated accordingly. Overnight paving work will follow underground traffic signal work. A separate notice will be provided when this work is scheduled. Lane reductions There will be shifting lane reductions during the work. Traffic will be maintained in all directions throughout the work, including turning, which may need to be made from centre lanes.… Continue reading Construction notice: Woodlawn/Woolwich intersection traffic signal work


Construction notice: Paving on York Road, Wyndham Street South, Howitt Street and Margaret Street

May 17, 2018

The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Road work begins May 22 Road work is expected to start on or about Tuesday, May 22 and continue for approximately three weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction but two-way traffic will be maintained for the duration of the work. A flagging operation will be used to safely control traffic flow. Delays should be expected. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained. 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Paving on York Road, Wyndham Street South, Howitt Street and Margaret Street


Construction notice: Wheeler Avenue paving

May 17, 2018

Elizabeth Street to Ferguson Street The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Road work begins May 22 Road work is expected to start on or about Tuesday, May 22 and continue for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction but two-way traffic will be maintained for the duration of the work. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained. 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Wheeler Avenue paving


Construction notice: Morris Street paving

May 16, 2018

Alice Street to York Road The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Road work begins May 22 Road work is expected to start on or about Tuesday, May 22 and continue for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction but two-way traffic will be maintained for the duration of the work. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained. 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Morris Street paving


Construction notice: Arkell Road sewer pipe installation

May 14, 2018

Arkell Road near Summerfield Drive About the project The City is working with Kusiar Project Services Inc. to undertake infrastructure work to construct and install sewer pipe for the Burke Well property. Lane reduction starts June 4 Construction is expected to begin on or about Monday, June 4, and take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. There will be a lane reduction throughout the project and traffic will be maintained in both directions with a temporary traffic light. Pedestrian access There will be no impact to the sidewalk on the south side of Arkell Road. There is no sidewalk on the north side of the road. Property and business access Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in the construction area during… Continue reading Construction notice: Arkell Road sewer pipe installation


Construction notice: Stevenson Street North paving

May 10, 2018

Elizabeth Street to Bennett Avenue About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Road work begins May 14 Road work is expected to start on or about Monday, May 14 and continue for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions and detour Throughout week one (May 14-May 18), there will be a lane reduction but two-way traffic will be maintained; expect delays. Throughout week two (May 22-25), Stevenson Street North will be closed to through traffic between Elizabeth Street and Bennett Avenue. Access will be permitted to local traffic. Traffic will detour along Stevenson Street North (at Bennett Avenue), to Eramosa… Continue reading Construction notice: Stevenson Street North paving


Open house: Bagot Street reconstruction

May 9, 2018

Mercer St to Drew St The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to present plans for construction on Bagot Street between Mercer Street and Drew Street. Work includes replacement of the storm, sanitary and water infrastructure including new curb and gutters, asphalt roadways and driveway aprons. Tuesday, May 22, 2018 6:15 to 8 p.m. Paisley Road Public School, Library, 406 Paisley Road, Guelph Why come to the open house? As part of the project Bagot Street will be closed to all but local traffic. The City does not plan to remove any trees as part of the project; however, some landscaping within the boulevards may be impacted. This is your opportunity to view project information, including maps and schedules, and to ask questions about traffic impacts and property access. You’re… Continue reading Open house: Bagot Street reconstruction


Construction notice: Malcolm Road closed for water pipe and fire hydrant installation

May 8, 2018

Between Elmira Road North and Michener Road About the project The City is working with J G Goetz Construction Ltd to construct and install water pipe and fire hydrant installation in the boulevard on the north side of Malcolm Road. Road closed starting May 14 Construction is expected to begin on or about May 14, and take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. 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. Guelph Transit Guelph Transit route 20 will be… Continue reading Construction notice: Malcolm Road closed for water pipe and fire hydrant installation


Construction notice: Skov Park tennis court replacement starts May 14

May 5, 2018

Tennis players should use St. George’s Park in the interim Guelph, Ont., April 17, 2018 – The Skov Park tennis courts will be closed starting May 14 for replacement. The courts will reopen on July 1, 2018, weather permitting. The new courts will include new surfacing, nets and fencing. Anyone looking to continue playing tennis during May should use the tennis courts at St. George’s Park. For more information Stefan Ilic, Project Specialist Open Space Planning, Parks and Recreation City of Guelph 519-822-1260 extension 3349 stefan.ilic@guelph.ca


Construction notice: Paisley Feedermain

May 4, 2018

Waterloo Avenue and Silvercreek Parkway About the project The City is about to begin construction on the Paisley Feedermain project. Work will take place on Waterloo Avenue between Silvercreek Parkway and Wellington Street and Silvercreek Parkway from Waterloo Avenue north past the first set of railway tracks. The Paisley Feedermain project includes the installation of a feedermain water pipe to supply water to the Paisley Reservoir, and the replacement of the local water pipe, sanitary sewer and storm sewer. Silvercreek Parkway will be reconstructed with two lanes of traffic (one lane each direction), sidewalk and a bicycle lane on the east side of Silvercreek Parkway, and a multiuse trail on the west side of Silvercreek Parkway. Construction will be completed by Capital Paving Inc. Construction… Continue reading Construction notice: Paisley Feedermain


Downtown parking options

May 2, 2018

City staff is working hard to make sure people have places to park when visiting or doing business in the downtown. Continue reading Downtown parking options


Construction notice: Verney water tower upgrades

May 2, 2018

Painting and safety upgrades Notice date: May 2, 2018 About the project The City is undertaking maintenance work at the Verney water tower including removing the existing coating of paints, repainting the interior and exterior of the tank, upgrading the tower safety systems, and installing new pipes and valves. Work is being completed by BGL Contractors Corp. Construction schedule Construction will take place from early May until October 2018, weather permitting. Minor traffic impacts There are no closures or lane reductions on adjacent roadways. It is anticipated that there will be increased construction vehicle traffic to the site.  Smaller staff vehicles will use the Verney Street entrance at 36 Verney Street to access the site.  Larger construction vehicles including materials deliveries will access the site… Continue reading Construction notice: Verney water tower upgrades


Park downtown for free evenings and weekends

May 1, 2018

Starting Saturday, May 5, 2018, when you come downtown to shop or eat in the evening or on the weekend, you can park for free in any of the City’s seven open parking lots. Continue reading Park downtown for free evenings and weekends


Guelph police headquarters: April 2018 construction update

April 30, 2018

The renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed in April, 2018. Progress to date East wing addition Wall paint finishes are 90 per cent complete Ceramic floor finishes are 40 per cent complete Door installation is 60 per cent complete Ceiling installation is 70 per cent complete Men’s locker room locker installation is 90 per cent complete Steel frame for the generator is 90 per cent complete West wing addition Masonry, slab and door frames for the final cell block are installed Cell beds are framed Roof protective wall is installed Framing for the curtainwall (non-structural outer covering of a building for weather protection) is 70 per cent complete Secure entryway masonry and mechanical system… Continue reading Guelph police headquarters: April 2018 construction update


Metrolinx rail work starts April 30 in Guelph

April 24, 2018

Track Improvements between Imperial Road and Edinburgh Road Metrolinx, an agency of the Province of Ontario, is working to transform the way the region moves by building a seamless, convenient, and integrated transit network across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. Over the next ten years, Metrolinx is transforming the existing GO rail system to deliver a whole new rapid transit experience to your community. With more frequent train service you’ll have more options to get you where you need to go. The local project Metrolinx has begun a multi-year construction program to expand and improve the existing GO Transit service network. As part of this expansion, Metrolinx will be working to upgrade tracks and improve safety between Imperial Road and Edinburgh Road. The first… Continue reading Metrolinx rail work starts April 30 in Guelph


Notice of work: Environmental investigation work to be completed along Wellington Street West

April 20, 2018

Edinburgh Road South to the Hanlon Expressway Beginning Monday, April 23, engineering consultant, GHD, hired by the City of Guelph will be working along Wellington Street West from Edinburgh Road South to the Halon Expressway. The City is conducting environmental investigations around historical landfill sites and the adjacent land to assess the current soil and groundwater conditions. As part of this work, the consultant will survey the land, identify and mark public and private utilities on the site, and drill, then monitor and retrieve samples from wells. Any waste pulled from these activities will be stored in drums and removed from the site. This work is expected to take three weeks, weather permitting. There are no road closures associated with the work. Traffic should drive… Continue reading Notice of work: Environmental investigation work to be completed along Wellington Street West