Category Archives: Construction

Construction notice: Laird Road closed starting December 2

November 12, 2019

Clair Road West to Kirkby Court About the project The City is working with Kieswetter Excavating Inc. to: Install sewer and water pipes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Work begins December 2 Work is expected to start on or about December 2 and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Laird Road closed and detour in effect Laird Road will be closed to through traffic during the project. Traffic will be detoured along Clair Road West and Southgate Drive. Local traffic will be permitted along Laird Road, however, there will be no through access at 412 Laird Road. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout construction. Every effort… Continue reading Construction notice: Laird Road closed starting December 2


Construction notice: Elizabeth Street, Macdonell Street and Woolwich Street lane reductions starting November 18

November 12, 2019

At Allan’s Bridge About the project Golder Associates will be conducting a geotechnical investigation, on behalf of Metrolinx, on Elizabeth Street, Macdonell Street and Woolwich Street. Work involves the drilling of boreholes. Work starts November 18 Work is scheduled to start on or about November 18 and take about three days at each location to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions expected Elizabeth Street, Macdonell Street and Woolwich Street will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Cyclists will be required to merge with vehicular traffic. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalk on Elizabeth Street will be closed to pedestrians during the… Continue reading Construction notice: Elizabeth Street, Macdonell Street and Woolwich Street lane reductions starting November 18


Construction notice: James Street West closed starting November 26

November 12, 2019

At Forest Hill Drive About the project The City is working with Drexler Construction Limited to: Install sewer and water pipes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Work begins November 26 Work is expected to start on or about November 26 and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. James Street West closed James Street West will be closed to through traffic during the project. Only local access will be permitted. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during the project. 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… Continue reading Construction notice: James Street West closed starting November 26


Construction notice: Mary Street closed starting November 20

November 12, 2019

Forbes Avenue to Fairview Boulevard About the project The City is working with Drexler Construction Limited to: Install sewer and water pipes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Work begins November 20 Work is expected to start on or about November 20 and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Mary Street closed Mary Street will be closed to through traffic during the project. Only local access will be permitted. Pedestrian access The west sidewalk will be closed to pedestrians at 79 Mary Street during construction. 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Mary Street closed starting November 20


Guelph police headquarters: October 2019 construction update

November 8, 2019

The renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed in October 2019. Continue reading Guelph police headquarters: October 2019 construction update


Construction notice: Gordon Street lane reductions and Maltby Road closure

November 8, 2019

At Maltby Road East About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Fix the existing catch basin Repave the road surface All work will take place on City property. Work will take about two weeks Work is expected to be complete on or about November 18, weather permitting. Gordon Street lane reductions There will be lane reductions on Gordon 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. Maltby Road closure Maltby Road East will be closed at Gordon Street during construction. Only local access will be permitted. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open… Continue reading Construction notice: Gordon Street lane reductions and Maltby Road closure


Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West lane reductions starting November 4

October 31, 2019

East of Silvercreek Parkway North About the project AECON Utilities will be working on behalf of Linamar Corporation to install an underground cable on Speedvale Avenue West. Work begins November 4       Work is expected to start on or about November 4 and take about five days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions expected Speedvale Avenue West will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Cyclists will be required to merge with vehicular traffic. 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West lane reductions starting November 4


Construction notice: Arthur Street railway track work starting October 25

October 23, 2019

To Elizabeth Street About the project The City has started 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. Railway track work begins October 25 Railway track work is expected to begin on or about October 25, and take about three days to complete, weather permitting. Work will be completed between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. It is anticipated that work activity throughout the weekend will be required for the railway crossing area. Arthur Street closed Arthur Street will be closed to… Continue reading Construction notice: Arthur Street railway track work starting October 25


Construction notice: Stevenson Street North closed starting November 11

October 23, 2019

UPDATE: The work on Stevenson Street North has been delayed by about one week. Work will begin on or about November 18. Elizabeth Street to Eramosa Road About the project The City is working with Goetz Construction Inc. to: Install sewer and water pipes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Work begins November 11 Work is expected to start on or about November 11, and take about three weeks to complete, weather permitting. Road closed and detour in effect Stevenson Street North will be closed to through traffic during the project. Traffic will be detoured along Elizabeth Street, Victoria Road North and Eramosa Road. Local traffic will be permitted along Stevenson Street North, however, there will be no… Continue reading Construction notice: Stevenson Street North closed starting November 11


Construction notice: Woodlawn Road West lane reductions starting October 29

October 23, 2019

At Regal Road About the project AECON Utilities will be working, on behalf of Bell Canada, to repair a structure on Woodlawn Road West. Work begins October 29       Work is expected to start on or about October 29, and take about three days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions expected Woodlawn Road West will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Cyclists will be required to merge with vehicular traffic. 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 open… Continue reading Construction notice: Woodlawn Road West lane reductions starting October 29


Construction notice: Forest Street closed starting October 23

October 10, 2019

Edinburgh Road South to Maple Street About the project The City is working with Drexler Construction Ltd. to: Install sewer and water pipes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Work begins October 23 Work is expected to start on or about October 23, and take about one week to complete, weather permitting. Forest Street closed Forest Street will be closed to through traffic during the project. Local traffic will be permitted along Forest Street, however, there will be no through access at 54 Forest Street. Pedestrian access The south sidewalk will be closed to pedestrians at 54 Forest Street during construction. The north sidewalk is expected to remain open, however, pedestrians should follow posted signs for their safety.… Continue reading Construction notice: Forest Street closed starting October 23


Metrolinx overnight work and road closure at Yorkshire railway crossing October 18-21

October 10, 2019

Metrolinx will be doing overnight work on the Yorkshire rail crossing October 18-21, 10 p.m.-5a.m. The road at Yorkshire will be closed during those times. Continue reading Metrolinx overnight work and road closure at Yorkshire railway crossing October 18-21


Market Parkade and Wilson Street improvements completed within budget and with sustainability in mind

October 9, 2019

This month, the City will celebrate the long-awaited completion of the Wilson Street road improvements and the grand opening of the new Market Parkade. The new Norfolk Street pedestrian bridge will also open, and the Wilson Street public art project will be unveiled along with four new murals created as part of the Main Street Mural Project. All work was completed within planned budgets. Continue reading Market Parkade and Wilson Street improvements completed within budget and with sustainability in mind


Niska bridge and road reopens for travel, includes multi-use path

October 3, 2019

The City of Guelph has finished construction of the new bridge on Niska Road, and the roadway has reopened for travel to people driving, biking and walking. Continue reading Niska bridge and road reopens for travel, includes multi-use path


Construction notice: Carter Drive, Greenview Street and Glenburnie Drive lane reductions starting October 15

October 3, 2019

UPDATE: The work on Carter Drive, Greenview Street and Glenburnie Drive has been delayed. Work will begin on or about October 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 October 15 Work is scheduled to start on or about October 15, 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 full road closure is not… Continue reading Construction notice: Carter Drive, Greenview Street and Glenburnie Drive lane reductions starting October 15


Construction notice: Brighton Street, Marlborough Road and Shaftesbury Avenue lane reductions starting October 15

October 3, 2019

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 October 15 Work is scheduled to start on or about October 15, 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 not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access A part of the sidewalk near each lane reduction may be closed to pedestrians during construction. We will make… Continue reading Construction notice: Brighton Street, Marlborough Road and Shaftesbury Avenue lane reductions starting October 15


Construction notice: Conroy Crescent and Argyle Drive lane reductions starting October 15

October 3, 2019

UPDATE: The work on Conroy Crescent and Argyle Drive has been delayed. Work will begin on or about October 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 October 15 Work is scheduled to start on or about October 15, 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 not expected, however, delays… Continue reading Construction notice: Conroy Crescent and Argyle Drive lane reductions starting October 15


Construction notice: Gordon Street lane reductions starting October 21

October 2, 2019

Construction on Gordon Street is expected to start on or about October 21 and take about four weeks to complete, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Gordon Street lane reductions starting October 21


Construction notice: Simmonds, Ingram Drive and Wideman closures start October 15

September 30, 2019

UPDATE: The work on Simmonds Drive, Ingram Drive and Wideman Boulevard has been delayed. Work will be completed by mid-December, weather permitting. Between Victoria Road North and Webster Street The City is working with James Thoume Construction Ltd. to install water and sewer pipes to new homes on behalf of Artifex Construction Ltd. Work begins October 15 While local access will be maintained for those living in the work areas, Simmonds, Ingram and Wideman will be closed to through traffic while work on each street is completed as follows, weather permitting: Simmonds Drive: work starts on or about October 15 and will take about two weeks to complete. Ingram Drive: work starts on or about October 21 and will take about two weeks to complete.… Continue reading Construction notice: Simmonds, Ingram Drive and Wideman closures start October 15


Construction Notice: Paving at the City’s public waste drop-off site to begin early October

September 30, 2019

Construction Notice: Paving at the City’s public waste drop-off site to begin early October Continue reading Construction Notice: Paving at the City’s public waste drop-off site to begin early October


Guelph police headquarters: September 2019 construction update

September 30, 2019

The renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed in September 2019. Continue reading Guelph police headquarters: September 2019 construction update


City upgrading to LED streetlights throughout Guelph starting early October

September 27, 2019

City upgrading to LED streetlights throughout Guelph starting early October. Continue reading City upgrading to LED streetlights throughout Guelph starting early October


Construction notice: Hanlon Parkway closed starting October 14

September 19, 2019

Speedvale Avenue to Woodlawn Road About the project Guelph Junction Railway and the Ministry of Transportation are upgrading four railway crossings on the Hanlon Parkway between Speedvale and Woodlawn. Work begins October 14 Work is expected to start on or about October 14 and take about one week to complete, weather permitting. Hanlon Parkway closed The Hanlon Parkway will be closed to through traffic between Speedvale Avenue and Woodlawn Road during the project. The intersections at Speedvale and Woodlawn will remain open, but there will be no access to the Hanlon Parkway. 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 Les Petroczi, General Manager Guelph Junction… Continue reading Construction notice: Hanlon Parkway closed starting October 14


Construction notice: York Road and Stevenson Street lane reductions September 19

September 17, 2019

At the intersection About the project Badger will be conducting a geotechnical investigation at the intersection of York Road and Stevenson Street. Work includes the drilling of boreholes. Work begins September 19 Work is expected to start on or about September 19, and take about one day to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected There will be lane reductions at the intersection of York Road and Stevenson 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 construction. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction… Continue reading Construction notice: York Road and Stevenson Street lane reductions September 19


Open house: Gordon Street improvements

September 17, 2019

The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to present plans for road improvements to Gordon Street between Edinburgh Road South and Lowes Road. Continue reading Open house: Gordon Street improvements


Silvercreek Parkway closed between Woodlawn and Campbell for emergency watermain repair

September 16, 2019

Silvercreek Parkway closed between Woodlawn and Campbell for emergency watermain repair. Continue reading Silvercreek Parkway closed between Woodlawn and Campbell for emergency watermain repair


Construction notice: Clair Road East lane reduction starting September 23

September 12, 2019

At Gordon Street 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 underway Paving is now complete. The turning lane will open once lines have been painted. Lane reduction continues The lane reduction on Clair Road East will remain in place until line painting is done. Two-way traffic is being maintained. Pedestrian access The sidewalks are open and accessible. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area are open and accessible. 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: 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: 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

August 29, 2019

MacAlister Boulevard to Sweeney Drive 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 is underway Traffic islands are complete. Speed cushions will be built mid-late October, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be lane reductions on Zaduk Place during the work. 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 driveways in the construction area during working hours (7 a.m.–7… Continue reading Construction notice: Zaduk Place lane reductions


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


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

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 to be completed by early October Work is expected to be complete in early October, 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 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 open and… 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