Category Archives: Construction

Silvercreek Parkway closed from Woodlawn to Campbell for watermain repairs

September 13, 2019

Silvercreek Parkway is closed between  Woodlawn Road and Cambell Road as crew work through the night to repair a major watermain break. Continue reading Silvercreek Parkway closed from Woodlawn to Campbell for watermain repairs


Construction notice: Clair Road East lane reduction starting September 23

September 12, 2019

At Gordon Street About the project The City is working with Vista Contracting Inc. to remove and repave asphalt on Clair Road East at Gordon Street. All work will take place on City property. Work begins September 23 Work is expected to start on or about September 23, and take about one week to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions expected There will be a lane reduction on Clair Road East during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during the project. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain… Continue reading Construction notice: Clair Road East lane reduction starting September 23


Construction notice: Eramosa Road lane reductions starting September 23

September 12, 2019

At Glenhill Place About the project The City is working to reconstruct Glenhill Place from Eramosa Road to the end of the cul-de-sac. Work includes pouring sidewalk, curb works and paving on Eramosa Road. Work is being completed by Morely’s Contracting. Work starts September 23 Work is expected to start on or about September 23, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions expected Eramosa Road will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The south sidewalk on Eramosa Road will be closed during construction. Please use nearby crossings to use the north sidewalk.… Continue reading Construction notice: Eramosa Road lane reductions starting September 23


Construction notice: Arthur Street closed starting September 16

September 11, 2019

To Elizabeth Street About the project The City is starting construction of phase 5 of the Arthur Street sanitary trunk sewer project. Work will take place on Arthur Street to Elizabeth Street, and includes the replacement of the underground sanitary sewer, storm sewer and water main pipes.  Work in this phase is being completed by Amico Infrastructure (Oxford) Inc. Work begins September 16 Work is expected to start on or about September 16, and be completed by end of December, weather permitting. Arthur Street closed Arthur Street will be closed to through traffic during the project. Only local access will be permitted. Pedestrian access The sidewalks on Arthur Street are expected to remain open, however, pedestrians should follow posted signs for their safety. Property access… Continue reading Construction notice: Arthur Street closed starting September 16


Construction notice: Watson Parkway South closed starting September 30

September 11, 2019

York Road to Taggart Street About the project The City is working with Neeb Excavating Inc. to: Install sewer and water pipes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Work begins September 30 Work is expected to start on or about September 30, and take about three weeks to complete, weather permitting. Road closed and detour in effect Watson Parkway South will be closed to through traffic during the project. Traffic will be detoured along York Road to Watson Road South to Watson Parkway South. Local traffic will be permitted along Watson Parkway South, however, there will be no through access at 32 Watson Parkway South. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open and… Continue reading Construction notice: Watson Parkway South closed starting September 30


Construction notice: City-wide sidewalk repairs starting September 16

September 11, 2019

Various locations About the project The City of Guelph is working to restore sidewalks and curbs, and upgrade various crosswalks throughout the city.  Work is being completed by Emmacon Corp. Work begins September 16 Work is scheduled to start on or about September 16, and be completed by the end of November, weather permitting. Pedestrian access The sidewalk sections under repair will be temporarily closed throughout construction. Please follow the Contractor’s signage to get around the site. 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 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: City-wide sidewalk repairs starting September 16


Construction notice: Norfolk Street lane reduction starting September 23

September 9, 2019

Paisley Street to Cork Street About the project Sousa Concrete will be restoring the pavement and concrete surfaces along Norfolk Street.  Work begins September 23 Work is scheduled to start on or about September 23, and take about three days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and bicycle lane closed Norfolk Street will undergo a lane reduction during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. The bicycle lane will be closed from Paisley Street to just south of Cork Street. Cyclists will be required to merge with vehicular traffic.  Pedestrian access The sidewalks on Norfolk Street are expected to remain open, however, pedestrians should… Continue reading Construction notice: Norfolk Street lane reduction starting September 23


Construction notice: Woolwich Street lane reductions starting September 23

September 5, 2019

Macdonell Street to Thorp Street About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Extend the concrete island, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Work begins September 23 Work is expected to start on or about September 23, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions expected There will be lane reductions on Woolwich Street during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during the project. Property and business access and parking… Continue reading Construction notice: Woolwich Street lane reductions starting September 23


Construction notice: Cardigan Street lane reductions and parking restrictions starting September 12

September 5, 2019

UPDATE: Construction work on Cardigan Street between Woolwich Street and Norwich Street is being rescheduled to 2020. Construction was originally scheduled to start on September 12, 2019.  Woolwich Street to Norwich 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. Work begins September 12 Work is expected to start on or about September 12, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and parking restrictions There will be lane reductions on Cardigan Street during the project. Through traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays… Continue reading Construction notice: Cardigan Street lane reductions and parking restrictions starting September 12


Guelph police headquarters: August 2019 construction update

August 30, 2019

Guelph police headquarters: August 2019 construction update Continue reading Guelph police headquarters: August 2019 construction update


Construction notice: Zaduk Place lane reductions starting September 27

August 29, 2019

MacAlister Boulevard to Sweeney Drive About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Install a permanent speed cushion and traffic islands, and Restore disturbed areas. All work will take place on City property. Work begins September 27 Work is expected to start on or about September 27, and take about two days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be lane reductions on Zaduk Place during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during the project. Property access Every effort will be made to maintain access to… Continue reading Construction notice: Zaduk Place lane reductions starting September 27


Construction notice: Suffolk Street West closed starting September 10

August 29, 2019

At Edinburgh Road North About the project The City is working with Canadian National Railway to conduct railway track maintenance on Suffolk Street West at Edinburgh Road North. Work is being completed by Canadian National Railway. Work begins September 10 Work is scheduled to start on or about September 10, and take about two days to complete, weather permitting. Suffolk Street West closed Suffolk Street West will be closed to through traffic at the railway crossing, immediately east of Edinburgh Road North. Please use alternate routes. Pedestrian access The sidewalks on Suffolk Street West and Edinburgh Road North will remain open and accessible during construction. No pedestrians will be permitted to cross the railway tracks. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area… Continue reading Construction notice: Suffolk Street West closed starting September 10


Open house notice: Manitoba Street road reconstruction

August 29, 2019

Ontario Street to Huron Street The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to present plans for the Manitoba Street road reconstruction project. This includes the installation of underground water and sewer pipes on Manitoba Street from Ontario Street to Huron Street. Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary School, 125 Huron Street, Guelph Why come to the open house? Manitoba Street will be closed from Ontario Street to Huron Street in both directions with limited local access. There will be no on-street parking during the project. This is your opportunity to view project information, including maps and schedules, and to ask questions about traffic impacts and access to properties. You’re encouraged to provide comments and feedback to City… Continue reading Open house notice: Manitoba Street road reconstruction


Construction notice: Metcalfe Street and Grange Street lane reductions starting September 5

August 29, 2019

Regent Street to Palmer 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. Work begins September 5 Work is expected to start on or about September 5, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be lane reductions on Metcalfe Street and Grange Street during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during the project. Property and business access and parking All businesses… Continue reading Construction notice: Metcalfe Street and Grange Street lane reductions starting September 5


Construction notice: Norfolk Street closed September 19

August 29, 2019

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… Continue reading Construction notice: Norfolk Street closed September 19


Construction notice: Carter Drive, Greenview Street and Glenburnie Drive lane reductions starting September 9

August 28, 2019

UPDATE: The work on Carter Drive, Greenview Street and Glenburnie Drive has been delayed by about three weeks. Work will begin on or about September 26, weather permitting. Between Mountford Drive and Hastings Boulevard and at Elginfield Drive About the project Green PI Inc. will be conducting a geotechnical investigation on behalf of the City of Guelph. Work includes the drilling of boreholes and other surface measurements. Work begins September 9 Work is scheduled to start on or about September 9, and take about five days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Carter Drive, Greenview Street and Glenburnie Drive will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A… Continue reading Construction notice: Carter Drive, Greenview Street and Glenburnie Drive lane reductions starting September 9


Construction notice: Brighton Street, Marlborough Road and Shaftesbury Avenue lane reductions starting September 9

August 28, 2019

UPDATE: The work on Brighton Street, Marlborough Road and Shaftesbury Avenue has been delayed by about three weeks. Work will begin on or about September 26, weather permitting. At Sumac Place and Clive Avenue About the project Green PI Inc. will be conducting a geotechnical investigation on behalf of the City of Guelph. Work includes the drilling of boreholes and other surface measurements. Work begins September 9 Work is scheduled to start on or about September 9, and take about five days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Brighton Street, Marlborough Road and Shaftesbury Avenue will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is… Continue reading Construction notice: Brighton Street, Marlborough Road and Shaftesbury Avenue lane reductions starting September 9


Construction notice: Conroy Crescent and Argyle Drive lane reductions starting September 9

August 28, 2019

UPDATE: The work on Conroy Crescent and Argyle Drive has been delayed by about three weeks. Work will begin on or about September 26, weather permitting. At College Avenue About the project Green PI Inc. will be conducting a geotechnical investigation, on behalf of the City of Guelph, in the area of College Avenue West. Work includes the drilling of boreholes and other surface measurements. Work begins September 9 Work is scheduled to start on or about September 9, and take about five days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Conroy Crescent and Argyle Drive will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is… Continue reading Construction notice: Conroy Crescent and Argyle Drive lane reductions starting September 9


Temporary trail closure: Downtown Trail/TransCanada Trail alongside Goldie Mill Park

August 27, 2019

Part of the Downtown Trail/TransCanada Trail that runs past Goldie Mill Park will be closed for restoration work starting August 27 until further notice. Continue reading Temporary trail closure: Downtown Trail/TransCanada Trail alongside Goldie Mill Park


Open house notice: York Road reconstruction: Phase 2

August 27, 2019

Ontario Street to Stevenson Street The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to present plans for construction of the second phase of the York Road reconstruction project. This phase includes the installation of underground water and sewer pipes on York Road from Ontario Street to Stevenson Street. Tuesday, September 17, 2019 5:30–7:30 p.m. Sacred Heart Catholic School, 125 Huron Street, Guelph Why come to the open house? York Road will be closed from Ontario Street to Stevenson Street in both directions with limited local access. This is your opportunity to view project information, including maps and schedules, and to ask questions about traffic impacts and access to properties. You’re encouraged to provide comments and feedback to City staff and consultants at the open… Continue reading Open house notice: York Road reconstruction: Phase 2


Goldie Mill Park and ruins progress update

August 27, 2019

The City has been working towards remediation of Goldie Mill Park and ruins to ensure the area is safe for public use. Remediation work is part of the City’s plan to address soil condition and sinkholes in the park, which is owned by the Grand River Conservation Authority and managed by the City. Here is an update on the remediation progress: The City hired GHD Limited and BRC Restoration Inc. to complete site remediation and repairs to the ruins and chimney. The site is expected to reopen to the public in 2020 or 2021. Work being completed includes: Filling and capping of the soil where the existing soil needs to be replaced to eliminate potential health risks Removing and replacing the limestone path between the… Continue reading Goldie Mill Park and ruins progress update


Construction notice: Lane restrictions at Willow Road and Imperial Road North intersection on August 29

August 27, 2019

The City will be performing repairs to an underground water valve at the Willow Road and Imperial Road North intersection on Thursday, August 29. Continue reading Construction notice: Lane restrictions at Willow Road and Imperial Road North intersection on August 29


Metrolinx overnight work on Wilson Street Bridge, September 6-8

August 26, 2019

Starting September 6, essential maintenance work to remove and replace existing track will need to be completed overnight, while rail traffic is lighter on the Wilson Street Bridge in Guelph. Continue reading Metrolinx overnight work on Wilson Street Bridge, September 6-8


Construction notice: Wyndham Street North lane reductions starting September 9

August 22, 2019

Macdonell Street to Quebec Street About the project The City is working with King Drilling Ltd. to perform exploratory drilling on Wyndham Street North, on behalf of ACI Amusements Ltd. Work begins September 9 Work is expected to start on or about September 9, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Wyndham Street North will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. Construction activities and equipment movement may temporarily impact traffic, and delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during construction. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout… Continue reading Construction notice: Wyndham Street North lane reductions starting September 9


UPDATE: Construction notice: Kortright Road West lane reductions starting August 29

August 21, 2019

UPDATE: Work on Kortright Road West has been moved forward by about one week, and is now expected to start on or about August 22. Gordon Street to Rickson 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. Work begins August 29 Work is expected to start on or about August 29, and continue for about three weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Kortright Road West will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian… Continue reading UPDATE: Construction notice: Kortright Road West lane reductions starting August 29


Construction notice: Paisley Street closed starting August 28

August 19, 2019

At Edinburgh Road North About the project The City is working with Canadian National Railway to conduct railway track maintenance on Paisley Street at Edinburgh Road North. Work is being completed by Canadian National Railway. Work begins August 28 Work is scheduled to start on or about August 28, and take about two days to complete, weather permitting. Paisley Street closed Paisley Street will be closed to through traffic at the railway crossing, immediately east of Edinburgh Road North. Please use alternate routes. Pedestrian access The sidewalks on Paisley Street and Edinburgh Road North will remain open and accessible during construction. No pedestrians will be permitted to cross the railway tracks. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible… Continue reading Construction notice: Paisley Street closed starting August 28


Construction notice: Arthur Street North lane reductions starting August 22

August 16, 2019

At Macdonell Street About the project AECOM Canada will be conducting a geotechnical investigation, on behalf of Metrolinx, on Arthur Street North in the Allan’s Dam area. Work includes the drilling of boreholes. Work begins August 22 Work is scheduled to start on or about August 22, and take about one day to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Arthur Street North will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during construction. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area remain… Continue reading Construction notice: Arthur Street North lane reductions starting August 22


Construction notice: Norfolk Street lane reductions starting August 19

August 16, 2019

Between Cork Street West and Church Lane About the project Enbridge/Union Gas are replacing their underground gas mains along Norfolk Street. Work includes the final connection to complete the gas main replacement. Work begins August 19 Work is scheduled to start on or about August 19, and take about one day to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions on Norfolk Street Norfolk Street will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks on Norfolk Street are expected to remain open, however, pedestrians should follow posted signs for their safety. Property and business access and parking All businesses… Continue reading Construction notice: Norfolk Street lane reductions starting August 19


Construction notice: Simmonds Drive, Ingram Drive and Wideman Boulevard closures starting September 2

August 12, 2019

Between Victoria Road North and Webster Street About the project The City is working with James Thoume Construction Ltd. to undertake infrastructure work, on behalf of Artifex Construction Ltd., to construct and install sewer and water pipes to new homes on Simmonds Drive, Ingram Drive and Wideman Boulevard. Work begins September 2 Stage 1 is scheduled to start on or about September 2 on Simmonds Drive, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Stage 2 is scheduled to start on or about September 9 on Ingram Drive, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Stage 3 is scheduled to start on or about September 23 on Wideman Boulevard, and take about three weeks to complete, weather permitting. Roads will be closed… Continue reading Construction notice: Simmonds Drive, Ingram Drive and Wideman Boulevard closures starting September 2


Construction notice: Eramosa Road sidewalk closed starting August 12

August 8, 2019

From Delhi Street to Metcalfe Street About the project The City is undertaking sanitary servicing at a City building on Delhi Street. Work is being completed by Drexler Construction Ltd. Work begins August 12 Work is expected to start on or about August 12, and take about three weeks to complete, weather permitting. Sidewalk closed on Eramosa Road For public safety, the west sidewalk on Eramosa Road will be closed from Delhi Street to Metcalfe Street. Please use nearby crossings to use the east sidewalk. 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 in the construction area during working hours (7 a.m.–7 p.m.). Construction activities… Continue reading Construction notice: Eramosa Road sidewalk closed starting August 12


Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West closed starting August 17

August 8, 2019

At Edinburgh Road North About the project The City is working with Canadian National Railway to conduct railway track maintenance on Speedvale Avenue West at Edinburgh Road North. Work is being completed by Canadian National Railway. Work begins August 17 Work is scheduled to start on or about August 17, and take about two days to complete, weather permitting. Speedvale Avenue West closed Speedvale Avenue West will be closed to through traffic at the railway crossing, immediately west of Edinburgh Road North. Please use alternate routes. Pedestrian access The sidewalks on Speedvale Avenue West and Edinburgh Road North will remain open and accessible during construction. No pedestrians will be permitted to cross the railway tracks. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area… Continue reading Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West closed starting August 17


Construction notice: Willow Road closed starting August 19

August 8, 2019

At Edinburgh Road North About the project The City is working with Canadian National Railway to conduct railway track maintenance on Willow Road at Edinburgh Road North. Work is being completed by Canadian National Railway. Work begins August 19 Work is scheduled to start on or about August 19, and take about two days to complete, weather permitting. Willow Road closed Willow Road will be closed to through traffic at the railway crossing, immediately west of Edinburgh Road North. Traffic will be detoured along Dawson Road and Speedvale Avenue West. Pedestrian access The sidewalks on Willow Road and Edinburgh Road North will remain open and accessible during construction. No pedestrians will be permitted to cross the railway tracks. Property and business access All businesses in… Continue reading Construction notice: Willow Road closed starting August 19


Construction notice: Guelph Youth Music Centre railway crossing and Norwich pedestrian crossing closed starting August 13

August 7, 2019

At the parking lot entrance About the project Guelph Junction Railway is upgrading the railway crossing located at the entrance to the parking lot of the Guelph Youth Music Centre, and the pedestrian crossing at Norwich Street East. Work begins August 13 Work is expected to start on or about August 13, and take about three days to complete, weather permitting. South entrance to the Guelph Youth Music Centre closed The south entrance to the Guelph Youth Music Centre will be closed. Please use the north entrance to access the centre.   Downtown Trail closed at Norwich Street East The Downtown Trail will be closed at Norwich Street East. Please follow posted signs for safety. Trail users heading south should plan to leave the trail… Continue reading Construction notice: Guelph Youth Music Centre railway crossing and Norwich pedestrian crossing closed starting August 13


Construction notice: Marcon Street railway crossing closed starting August 12

August 6, 2019

Marcon Street at Cardigan Street and the Downtown Trail About the project Guelph Junction Railway is upgrading the railway crossing located at Marcon Street and the Downtown Trail. Work begins August 12 Work is expected to start on or about August 12, and take about two days to complete, weather permitting. Access to Cardigan Street from Marcon Street and the Downtown Trail will be closed   There will be no access to Cardigan Street from Marcon Street or the Downtown Trail. The Downtown Trail will be closed at Tiffany Street East and Cardigan Street. Please follow posted signs for safety. During construction, the nearest access to Cardigan Street will be from London Road East. Driveway access and road parking will be maintained Every effort will… Continue reading Construction notice: Marcon Street railway crossing closed starting August 12


Construction notice: Macdonell Street intersection closed for asphalt repair starting August 12

August 6, 2019

Paving of Macdonell Street’s intersection is expected to take place on August 12 at 5 a.m. and be complete by afternoon the same day, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Macdonell Street intersection closed for asphalt repair starting August 12


UPDATE: Construction notice: Northumberland Street closed starting July 22

August 2, 2019

UPDATE: Northumberland Street is now open. A short closure is expected again at the end of August. At Wilson Street The City is working with Drexler Construction Ltd. to reconstruct Northumberland Street. Work includes the replacement of asphalt surface and curbs. Work begins July 22 Work is expected to begin on or about July 22, and take approximately four weeks to complete, weather permitting. Northumberland Street closed starting July 22 Northumberland Street will be closed to through traffic during the project. Alternative parking arrangements will be made. Those affected by the closure will be contacted by the Parking Office directly to arrange alternative parking. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will be closed during construction. Pedestrian access is not permitted. Property and business access All… Continue reading UPDATE: Construction notice: Northumberland Street closed starting July 22


UPDATE: Construction notice: Cork Street closed July 25

August 2, 2019

UPDATE: The Cork Street closure has been extended by two weeks to install the new gas main. Cork Street will remain closed until about August 9, weather permitting. At Norfolk Street About the project Enbridge/Union Gas are replacing their underground gas mains along Norfolk Street. Work starts July 25 Work is scheduled to begin on July 25, and take about one day to complete, weather permitting. Cork Street closed at Norfolk Street Cork Street will be closed to through traffic at Norfolk Street. Only local traffic will be permitted on Cork Street between Norfolk Street and Dublin Street North. No private driveways will be blocked. Pedestrian access The sidewalks on Cork Street will remain open and accessible during construction. The sidewalks on Norfolk Street are… Continue reading UPDATE: Construction notice: Cork Street closed July 25


Construction notice: Hydro repairs on Baker Street begin August 6

July 31, 2019

Parking lot will remain open during repairs About the project Guelph Hydro is repairing and replacing electricity poles along Baker Street.  Ageing poles are being replaced to meet safety standards in the area.  Work begins August 6 Work is expected to begin on or about August 6, and continue for about six to eight weeks, weather permitting. Parking lot remains open The Baker Street parking lot and the Wyndham Street parking lot will remain open during the repairs.  Permit holders and daily users can continue to use the parking lots. Guelph Hydro will block off a number of parking spots adjacent to the work area daily as they repair the poles. Please use extra caution around Guelph Hydro vehicles and crews working in the parking… Continue reading Construction notice: Hydro repairs on Baker Street begin August 6


Guelph police headquarters: July 2019 construction update

July 31, 2019

The renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed in July 2019. Progress to date East wing East wing is now open to the public Exterior finishes are complete Landscaping is complete West wing Exterior brickwork 90 per cent complete Painting, flooring and finishes are 70 per cent complete Exterior siding is 90 per cent complete Exterior sidewalk work in progress Looking ahead to August  East wing Review and complete any deficiencies West wing Complete flooring and painting, carry on with finishing work Complete structural steelwork Complete siding work Complete epoxy floor coating of garage area  


Construction notice: Exhibition Street closed starting August 6

July 30, 2019

UPDATE: Exhibition Street is now open. A short closure is expected again for paving. Between Barton Street and Stanley Street About the project The City is working with Drexler Construction Ltd. to undertake private infrastructure work, on behalf of a home builder, to construct and install sewer and water pipes to a new home on Exhibition Street. Work begins August 6 Work is expected to start on or about August 6, and take about one week to complete, weather permitting. Exhibition Street closed Exhibition Street will be closed to through traffic during the project. Local traffic will be permitted along Exhibition Street, however, there will be no through access at 330 Exhibition Street. Pedestrian access The west sidewalk in front of 330 Exhibition Street will… Continue reading Construction notice: Exhibition Street closed starting August 6


Construction notice: Macdonell Street sidewalk closed starting August 6

July 29, 2019

At 43 Macdonell Street About the project W.M. Green Roofing will be repairing the roof at 43 Macdonell Street, which involves overhead work.  Work begins August 6 Work is expected to start on or about August 6, and take about three days to complete, weather permitting. Sidewalk closed on Macdonell Street For public safety, the south sidewalk on Macdonell Street will be closed in front of 43 Macdonell Street. Please use nearby crossings to use the north sidewalk. 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 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: Macdonell Street sidewalk closed starting August 6


Metrolinx overnight work on Gordon Street Bridge, August 2-5

July 29, 2019

Starting August 2, essential maintenance work to remove and replace existing track will need to be completed overnight, while rail traffic is lighter on the Gordon Street Bridge in Guelph. Weather permitting, the work will be completed between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. each night from August 2-5. Continue reading Metrolinx overnight work on Gordon Street Bridge, August 2-5


Construction notice: Poppy Drive East, Dallan Drive, Lobsinger Lane and Burcombe Crossing paving starts July 29

July 26, 2019

UPDATE: Paving on Poppy Drive East, Dallan Drive, Lobsinger Lane and Burcombe Crossing has been extended by about two weeks. Work will be completed on or about August 23. At Hawkins Drive 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. Work begins July 29 Work is expected to start on or about July 29, and continue for about two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions expected There will be lane reductions on Poppy Drive East, Dallan Drive, Lobsinger Lane and Burcombe Crossing during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road… Continue reading Construction notice: Poppy Drive East, Dallan Drive, Lobsinger Lane and Burcombe Crossing paving starts July 29


Construction notice: Simcoe Street paving starts July 31

July 26, 2019

UPDATE: Paving on Simcoe Street has been delayed by about two weeks. Work will begin on or about August 19, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Victoria Road South to the end of Simcoe 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. Work begins July 31 Work is expected to start on or about July 31, and continue for about two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions expected There will be lane reductions on Simcoe Street during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not… Continue reading Construction notice: Simcoe Street paving starts July 31


Construction notice: Wyndham Street and Carden Street lane reductions starting July 31

July 24, 2019

At the intersection About the project Union Gas will be doing preventative maintenance on their underground systems. Work starts July 31 Work is scheduled to start on July 31 and take about four hours to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Wyndham Street and Carden Street will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The east sidewalk on Wyndham Street will be closed from Carden Street to Macdonell Street. Please us the nearby crossings to use the west sidewalk. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible… Continue reading Construction notice: Wyndham Street and Carden Street lane reductions starting July 31


Construction notice: Elmira Road lane reductions starting August 6

July 23, 2019

UPDATE: The installation of a traffic light on Elmira Road has been extended. Work will be completed by the end of September, weather permitting. At Independence Place The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a traffic light on Elmira Road at Independence Place. Work begins August 6 Work is expected to begin on or about August 6, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Elmira Road will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Cyclists will be required to merge with vehicular traffic. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will… Continue reading Construction notice: Elmira Road lane reductions starting August 6


Construction notice: Norfolk Street closed starting July 15

July 23, 2019

Macdonell Street to Waterloo Avenue The City is working with Drexler Construction Ltd. to undertake infrastructure work on Norfolk Street. Work includes repairing and surfacing the damaged road areas, and bridge installation across Norfolk Street. The bridge will remain closed through to mid-September until the Wilson Street reconstruction and parkade project is complete. Work begins July 15 Work is expected to begin on or about July 15, and take about three weeks to complete, weather permitting. Norfolk Street closed starting July 15 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 remain… Continue reading Construction notice: Norfolk Street closed starting July 15


Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West lane reductions starting July 22

July 18, 2019

At Imperial Road North AECON Utilities will be working on behalf of Bell Canada to install underground cabling on Speedvale Avenue West and Imperial Road North. Work begins July 22       Work is expected to begin on or about July 22, and take about four days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Imperial Road North and Speedvale Avenue West will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety.  Cyclists will be required to merge with vehicular traffic.  A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during construction. Property and business access and parking… Continue reading Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West lane reductions starting July 22


Construction notice: Paisley Road lane reductions starting July 22

July 18, 2019

At 319 Paisley Road STRADA Inc. will be working on behalf of a property owner to replace the driveway at 319 Paisley Road. Work begins July 22       Work is expected to begin on or about July 22, and take about three days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions expected During construction, the contractor will block part of the eastbound lane on Paisley Road.  Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Cyclists will be required to merge with vehicular traffic.  Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during construction. A sidewalk closure is not expected, but pedestrians may have minor delays… Continue reading Construction notice: Paisley Road lane reductions starting July 22


Construction notice: Edinburgh Road South lane reductions starting July 30

July 18, 2019

UPDATE: The installation of a pedestrian traffic light on Edinburgh Road South has been delayed by about six weeks. Work will begin on or about September 9, and take about one week to complete, weather permitting. At Rodgers Road The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a new pedestrian traffic light on Edinburgh Road South at Rodgers Road. Work begins July 30 Work is expected to begin on or about July 30, and take about one week to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Edinburgh Road South will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The… Continue reading Construction notice: Edinburgh Road South lane reductions starting July 30