Category Archives: Construction

Rotating West End Community Centre closures start May 30 to replace HVAC units

May 25, 2022

Continue reading Rotating West End Community Centre closures start May 30 to replace HVAC units


Construction notice: Elizabeth Street lane reductions starting June 6

May 24, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Elizabeth Street lane reductions starting June 6


Construction notice: Kortright Road West lane reductions starting June 2

May 19, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Kortright Road West lane reductions starting June 2


Construction notice: Gordon Street temporary sidewalk installation

May 19, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Gordon Street temporary sidewalk installation


Ontario Public Works Association recognizes City of Guelph with three awards

May 18, 2022

The City of Guelph was recognized with three Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA) awards, including two for Project of the Year. Continue reading Ontario Public Works Association recognizes City of Guelph with three awards


Metrolinx notice: Wilson Street closing for railway overpass replacement

May 17, 2022

Continue reading Metrolinx notice: Wilson Street closing for railway overpass replacement


Construction notice: Wyndham Street parking and lane configuration taking place the week of May 23

May 16, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Wyndham Street parking and lane configuration taking place the week of May 23


Archaeological excavation of Baker District redevelopment site: May 11

May 11, 2022

Continue reading Archaeological excavation of Baker District redevelopment site: May 11


Construction notice: Hanlon Creek Boulevard lane reductions starting May 16

May 9, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Hanlon Creek Boulevard lane reductions starting May 16


Construction notice: Elmira Road borehole work

May 6, 2022

The City is undertaking geotechnical borehole drilling and sampling to inform the design of a new water check valve being installed at this location as part of the water distribution system. Continue reading Construction notice: Elmira Road borehole work


Construction notice: Oak Street closed starting May 31

May 4, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Oak Street closed starting May 31


New speed limit and community safety zone signs coming soon

May 2, 2022

We’re reducing speeds in 48 Guelph neighbourhoods and select arterial roads, and to create community safety zones near schools following Council’s direction to improve road safety. Continue reading New speed limit and community safety zone signs coming soon


Construction notice: Section of Stanley Street closed starting May 9

April 28, 2022

Alfred Fach Excavating Ltd. is installing sewer and water pipes and repaving the road along Stanley Street from Exhibition Street to Kathleen Street. Continue reading Construction notice: Section of Stanley Street closed starting May 9


Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed for watermain replacement starting May 12

April 27, 2022

The construction project will involve the closure of Eramosa Road from Callander Drive to Victoria Road North from May 12 to June 30. Continue reading Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed for watermain replacement starting May 12


Construction notice: Woolwich Street closed starting April 25

April 20, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Woolwich Street closed starting April 25


Construction notice: Mary Street closed starting April 26

April 20, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Mary Street closed starting April 26


Construction notice: Guelph traffic calming curb project aims to reduce speeds on residential roads

April 19, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Guelph traffic calming curb project aims to reduce speeds on residential roads


Construction notice: Woodlawn Road West lane reductions starting April 25

April 19, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Woodlawn Road West lane reductions starting April 25


Construction notice: York Road and Stevenson Street South closed starting April 19

April 12, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: York Road and Stevenson Street South closed starting April 19


Seasonal patio program

April 8, 2022

Starting the week of Monday, April 11, City staff will be installing water barriers throughout the downtown to prepare for patio season. Continue reading Seasonal patio program


Construction notice: Baker Street pre-construction activities start April 25

April 8, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Baker Street pre-construction activities start April 25


Archaeological excavation of Baker District redevelopment site: April 7

April 7, 2022

Crews have resumed archaeological clearance activities within the Baker District redevelopment site after a temporary pause during the winter months. A tent structure has been installed on-site to allow crews to continue working during any unpredictable spring weather. Continue reading Archaeological excavation of Baker District redevelopment site: April 7


Construction notice: Elizabeth Street lane reductions starting April 6

April 5, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Elizabeth Street lane reductions starting April 6


City to remove buried drums at Bristol Street Park

March 31, 2022

Continue reading City to remove buried drums at Bristol Street Park


Removal of buried drums at Bristol Street Park expected to begin in April

March 31, 2022

Continue reading Removal of buried drums at Bristol Street Park expected to begin in April


Construction notice: Geotechnical investigations of downtown start April 5

March 31, 2022

As part of the Downtown Guelph Project, and in advance of replacing underground infrastructure and rebuilding the roads in the area, the City will be completing a geotechnical investigation throughout the downtown core. Continue reading Construction notice: Geotechnical investigations of downtown start April 5


Construction notice: Victoria Road North lane reductions starting April 4

March 31, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Victoria Road North lane reductions starting April 4


Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West utility work starting April 4

March 31, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West utility work starting April 4


Construction notice: Work on “The Family” fountain set to restart April 4

March 30, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Work on “The Family” fountain set to restart April 4


Construction notice: Alma Trunk Sanitary sewer reconstruction

March 28, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Alma Trunk Sanitary sewer reconstruction


Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West closure starting April 4

March 21, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West closure starting April 4


Construction on Provincial roads

March 12, 2022

Some roads and highways within the City of Guelph are the responsibility of the Province and are managed by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO). Construction on these roadways is undertaken by the MTO. Continue reading Construction on Provincial roads


Construction Notice: Paisley Feedermain phase 3 starting March 14

March 11, 2022

Continue reading Construction Notice: Paisley Feedermain phase 3 starting March 14


Construction notice: Metcalfe Street reconstruction

March 8, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Metcalfe Street reconstruction


Notice of virtual open house: Baker Street, Chapel and Park Lanes reconstruction

March 7, 2022

We’re hosting a second virtual open house to present plans and the design concept for construction on Baker Street between Quebec Street and Woolwich Street, and on Chapel and Park Lanes. Continue reading Notice of virtual open house: Baker Street, Chapel and Park Lanes reconstruction


Construction notice: Guelph’s annual sanitary sewer lining program starts February 28

February 24, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Guelph’s annual sanitary sewer lining program starts February 28


Preparing for future growth in downtown Guelph

February 10, 2022

By 2031, several thousand people will live in downtown Guelph joining the thousands who work there daily and visit routinely to shop, dine, and enjoy downtown culture. We’re preparing for this growth. Continue reading Preparing for future growth in downtown Guelph


Construction notice: Repair of sewer pipe crossing Howitt Creek starts February 14

February 8, 2022

Continue reading Construction notice: Repair of sewer pipe crossing Howitt Creek starts February 14


Archeological excavation of Baker and Wyndham street parking lots: work on hold until spring

January 18, 2022

Excavation work at the Baker Street parking lot is on hold for the rest of winter and will resume in April. Continue reading Archeological excavation of Baker and Wyndham street parking lots: work on hold until spring


Archeological excavation of Baker and Wyndham street parking lots: January 4 update

January 4, 2022

Update on the progress of the archeological excavation at the Baker and Wyndham Street parking lots. Continue reading Archeological excavation of Baker and Wyndham street parking lots: January 4 update


Construction notice: York Road closed to through traffic starting end of March

December 17, 2021

York Road open over the winter holidays (December 17, 2021-March 2022) and closing again in late March 2022. Continue reading Construction notice: York Road closed to through traffic starting end of March


Construction notice: Stevenson Street remains closed until May 2022

December 17, 2021

Work is being completed on a watermain on Stevenson Street between Ferguson Street and the Guelph Junction Railway (GJR) tracks until mid-January 2022. Continue reading Construction notice: Stevenson Street remains closed until May 2022


Archeological excavation of Baker and Wyndham street parking lots: December 14 update

December 14, 2021

To date, 37 distinct discoveries of human remains (bone fragments) and 83 grave shafts have been unearthed. Continue reading Archeological excavation of Baker and Wyndham street parking lots: December 14 update


Archeological excavation of Baker and Wyndham street parking lots: November 30 update

November 30, 2021

The City and archaeological consultant, Archaeological Research Associates Ltd. (ARA) are excavating the Baker and Wyndham Street parking lots for the required archeological clearance of the Baker District redevelopment site. Continue reading Archeological excavation of Baker and Wyndham street parking lots: November 30 update


Archeological excavation of Baker and Wyndham street parking lots: November 16 update

November 16, 2021

To date, 63 grave shafts have been identified and 26 distinct discoveries of human remains (bone fragments) have been unearthed. Continue reading Archeological excavation of Baker and Wyndham street parking lots: November 16 update


Artwork moved into storage as construction work begins

November 16, 2021

Three murals along Wilson Street have been placed in temporary storage to keep them safe while work is underway on the rail bridge replacement operated by Metrolinx. Continue reading Artwork moved into storage as construction work begins


Metrolinx notice: Maintenance work between Dublin Street and Wyndham Street

November 15, 2021

Metrolinx is rehabilitating retaining walls between Dublin Street and Wyndham Street in Downtown Guelph. Continue reading Metrolinx notice: Maintenance work between Dublin Street and Wyndham Street


Construction notice: Metcalfe Street reconstruction starting November 22

November 8, 2021

The City is working to reconstruct Metcalfe Street between Terry Boulevard to Eramosa Road, as well as Skov Crescent between 6 and 8 Skov Crescent. Continue reading Construction notice: Metcalfe Street reconstruction starting November 22


Archeological excavation of Baker and Wyndham street parking lots: November 2 update

November 2, 2021

The City and archaeological consultant, Archaeological Research Associates Ltd. (ARA) are excavating the Baker and Wyndham Street parking lots for the required archeological clearance of the Baker District redevelopment site. Continue reading Archeological excavation of Baker and Wyndham street parking lots: November 2 update


Riverview Drive lane reductions starting October 25

October 15, 2021

Continue reading Riverview Drive lane reductions starting October 25