Category Archives: Road construction

Construction notice: Lane reductions coming to Scottsdale Drive October 30

October 16, 2018

Lane restrictions on Scottsdale Drive will begin on October 30, 2018 and work is expected to take four days, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Lane reductions coming to Scottsdale Drive October 30


Construction notice: New turning lanes coming to Clair Road and Victoria Road in November

October 12, 2018

Construction is anticipated to start at the end of October and be completed by the end of November. Continue reading Construction notice: New turning lanes coming to Clair Road and Victoria Road in November


Construction notice: Elmira Road South construction starts October 22

October 12, 2018

Construction on Elmira Road is expected to begin on or about October 18 and take approximately two days, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Elmira Road South construction starts October 22


Construction notice: Macdonell Street asphalt repairs start October 12

October 9, 2018

Road work on Macdonell Street is expected to start on October 12 at 7 a.m. and end around noon the same day, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Macdonell Street asphalt repairs start October 12


Construction notice: Retaining wall construction on Victoria Road South starts October 15

October 5, 2018

Work on the southbound side of Victoria Road South is expected to begin on Monday, October 15 and take about four weeks to complete, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Retaining wall construction on Victoria Road South starts October 15


Construction notice: Macdonell Street and Woolwich Street intersection construction starts October 22

October 5, 2018

Construction on Macdonell and Woolwich Streets is expected to begin on or about October 22 and take approximately one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Macdonell Street and Woolwich Street intersection construction starts October 22


Construction notice: Arkell Road construction begins October 9

October 2, 2018

Construction on Arkell Road is expected to begin on or about October 9 and take approximately two days, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Arkell Road construction begins October 9


Construction notice: Western Hotel Laneway closed for asphalt repair starting October 22

October 2, 2018

Road work is expected to start on or about October 22 at 7 a.m. and end October 24, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Western Hotel Laneway closed for asphalt repair starting October 22


Construction notice: Ontario Street closed for construction starting October 9

October 1, 2018

Construction on Ontario Street is expected to begin on or about October 9 and take approximately one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Ontario Street closed for construction starting October 9


Construction notice: York Road lane reductions start October 15

October 1, 2018

York road will be restricted to one lane of traffic during the day from October 15 to 18 with all lanes open in the evening. Continue reading Construction notice: York Road lane reductions start October 15


Construction notice: Surrey Street closed for paving starting October 10

October 1, 2018

Road work on Surrey Street is expected to start on or about October 10 and continue for approximately one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Surrey Street closed for paving starting October 10


Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed for paving starting October 12

September 26, 2018

Eramosa Road will be closed at Metcalfe Street to Delhi Street on or about October 12 at 6 p.m. to and should reopen the same day, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed for paving starting October 12


Construction notice: Crosswalk improvements to Sunnylea Crescent starting October 1

September 25, 2018

Construction on Sunnylea Crescent is scheduled to start on or about October 1 and be completed in one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Crosswalk improvements to Sunnylea Crescent starting October 1


Construction notice: Woodlawn Road multi-use path and underground infrastructure construction starts October 9

September 25, 2018

Construction on Woodlawn Road is expected to start tentatively on or about October 9 and be completed by June 2019, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Woodlawn Road multi-use path and underground infrastructure construction starts October 9


Construction notice: Edinburgh Road North curb and sidewalk repairs start October 1

September 24, 2018

Construction is expected to take place between October 1 and October 12 and take approximately three days, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Edinburgh Road North curb and sidewalk repairs start October 1


Construction notice: Tiffany Street West closed for curb and sidewalk repairs starting October 1

September 24, 2018

Construction to Tiffant Street is expected to begin on or about October 1, and take approximately one day to complete, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Tiffany Street West closed for curb and sidewalk repairs starting October 1


Water main break at 236 Gordon Street will be repaired tomorrow

September 24, 2018

Gordon Street will be closed between Forbes Avenue/Dormie Lane and James Street from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25 to allow for water main repairs. Continue reading Water main break at 236 Gordon Street will be repaired tomorrow


Construction notice: King and Queen Street laneway asphalt repairs start September 26

September 21, 2018

Repairs start on or about September 26 and final paving will take place the following day on September 27, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: King and Queen Street laneway asphalt repairs start September 26


UPDATED Construction notice: Rail bridge construction at Wellington Street and Macdonell Street starts September 17

September 18, 2018

Construction to the Macdonell Street rail bridge will start on or about September 17 and last for about four weeks, weather permitting. Continue reading UPDATED Construction notice: Rail bridge construction at Wellington Street and Macdonell Street starts September 17


UPDATED Construction notice: Duke and Arthur streets closed starting July 9

September 13, 2018

Arthur Street sanitary trunk sewer and road construction UPDATE: All underground work and paving should be completed on or about September 14, weather permitting. The City is working with Sousa Concrete to upgrade underground water and sewer pipes on Arthur Street from Alice Street to approximately 200 metres north of Cross Street, and on Duke Street from Elizabeth Street to south of the existing rail crossing. This work is part of the Arthur Street sanitary trunk sewer project. Construction work includes the installation of sanitary and storm sewer pipes, water pipes, curbs, sidewalks, driveway aprons and road paving. Construction starts July 9 Work on Duke Street is expected to start the week of July 9 and will take one month to complete, weather permitting. Work… Continue reading UPDATED Construction notice: Duke and Arthur streets closed starting July 9


Construction notice: Starwood Drive paving starts September 17

September 11, 2018

Chesterton Lane to Lee Street About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Adjust manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Road work begins September 17 Road work is expected to start on or about Monday September 17 and continue for approximately four weeks, weather permitting. Starwood Drive will have lane reductions There will be a lane reduction on Starwood Drive, however, two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian access will remain open Sidewalks along Starwood Drive will be open throughout the project, however, pedestrians may be directed by signs to detour from their route. The school crossing guard at the intersection of Starwood Drive and Lee Street will be… Continue reading Construction notice: Starwood Drive paving starts September 17


Construction notice: Victoria Road North paving starts September 11

September 7, 2018

Paving of Victoria Road North is expected to start on or about September 11 and continue for approximately one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Victoria Road North paving starts September 11


Construction notice: Niska Road Bridge construction starts September 10

September 7, 2018

Niska Road to City limits About the project The City is starting construction of the new Niska Road Bridge. Work will be completed by Sierra Bridge out of Woodstock Ontario. The City of Guelph initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to investigate opportunities to improve Niska Road from Ptarmigan Drive to the City limits. The EA was completed in December 2015. Some of the recommendations included reconstructing Niska Road from Ptarmigan Drive to the City limits and reconstructing the Niska Road bridge as a two-lane crossing with considerations made for pedestrians and cyclists. Construction of the bridge starts  September 10 Construction will start the week of September, 10 and continue throughout the winter to be completed May of 2019, weather permitting. Following the bridge… Continue reading Construction notice: Niska Road Bridge construction starts September 10


Construction notice: Victoria Road North lane reductions starting September 8

September 7, 2018

Victoria Road North repairs are expected to start on September 8 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Victoria Road North lane reductions starting September 8


Construction notice: Metcalfe Street closed for water main repair starting September 6

September 5, 2018

Metcalfe Street will be closed at Eramosa Road on or about September 6 at noon to September 7 at noon, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Metcalfe Street closed for water main repair starting September 6


Construction notice: Lynwood Avenue construction begins September 24

September 5, 2018

Construction on Lynwood Avenue is expected to begin on or about September 24 and take approximately one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Lynwood Avenue construction begins September 24


Construction notice: Bagot Street reconstruction starts September 10

September 4, 2018

Construction on Bagot Street is expected to start September 10 and is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2018, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Bagot Street reconstruction starts September 10


Construction notice: Elizabeth street closed for storm sewer installation starting October 22

September 4, 2018

Construction on Elizabeth Street will start on or about October 22 for approximately two months, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Elizabeth street closed for storm sewer installation starting October 22


Construction notice: Edinburgh Road South closed for rail track replacement starting August 31

August 30, 2018

Construction on Edinburgh Road South starts August 31 at 8 p.m. and is expected to be complete by September 3, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Edinburgh Road South closed for rail track replacement starting August 31


Construction notice: Alma Street closed for track replacement starting September 14

August 30, 2018

Rail work on Alma Street is expected to start on or about September 14 and be complete by September 17 at 4 a.m., weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Alma Street closed for track replacement starting September 14


Construction notice: Woolwich Street lane closure starting August 30

August 28, 2018

Work on Woolwich Street is scheduled to start on or about August 30 and is expected to be completed on the same day, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Woolwich Street lane closure starting August 30


Construction notice: Poppy Drive West closed for asphalt repairs August 29

August 27, 2018

The City is working to repair asphalt on Poppy Drive West following a water main infrastructure repair. Road work starts August 28. Continue reading Construction notice: Poppy Drive West closed for asphalt repairs August 29


Construction notice: Rodney Boulevard closed for construction starting August 29

August 27, 2018

Construction at 78 Rodney Boulevard is expected to begin on or about August 29 and take approximately one week, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Rodney Boulevard closed for construction starting August 29


Construction notice: Niska Road closed for site service starting August 27

August 21, 2018

Whittaker Court and Tanager Drive About the project The City of Guelph is working with Alfred Fach Excavating on behalf of Hira Custom Homes to install new water and sewer pipes to service the properties at 150, 156 and 162 Niska Road. Construction begins August 27 Construction is expected to begin on or about August 27 and take approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Niska Road will be closed Niska Road will be closed to through traffic at approximately 150 to 162 Niska Road throughout 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 impact access to private property and delays should… Continue reading Construction notice: Niska Road closed for site service starting August 27


Construction notice: Victoria Road South paving starts August 10

August 10, 2018

Eramosa River Bridge to Stone Road About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Widen the bike lane and pave the shoulders, adding painted, buffered bike lanes, Adjust manholes, and Pave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. The bicycle lanes will connect the Eramosa River Bridge to the existing bike lanes on Victoria Road near Stone Road. A buffer will be added between motorized traffic and the bike lane, similar to bike lanes on Stone Road East. This project is part of implementing the Cycling Master Plan. Road work begins August 10 Road work is expected to start on or about August 10 and continue for approximately one week, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be… Continue reading Construction notice: Victoria Road South paving starts August 10


Construction notice: College Avenue lane restrictions begin August 13

August 9, 2018

Edinburgh Road South and Vanier Drive Notice date: August 9, 2018 About the project The City is working with a Pipeline Repair Services to repair two water valves on a section of water main on College Avenue West between Edinburgh Road South and Vanier Drive. Construction begins August 13 The work will being on Monday, August 13 and last three days, weather permitting. Traffic impacts On Monday, August 13, the west bound lane on College Avenue will be closed from Edinburgh Road South to Lynwood Avenue. It is anticipated that this section of College Avenue will be reopened by late Tuesday afternoon, as long as there are no added complications. The detour for the westbound lane closure is Edinburgh Road to Stone Road to Scottsdale… Continue reading Construction notice: College Avenue lane restrictions begin August 13


Construction notice: Palmer Street closed for construction starting August 20

August 8, 2018

Dunkirk Street and Stevenson Street North About the project The City of Guelph is working with Alfred Fach Excavating on behalf of the owner of 287 Palmer Street to install new water and sewer services to the new home. Construction begins August 20 Construction is expected to begin on or about August 20 and take approximately one week, weather permitting. Palmer Street will be closed Palmer Street will be closed to through traffic at approximately 287 Palmer Street throughout the project. 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 Jason Robinson, C.Tech, rcji, Construction Engineering Technologist II Technical Services, Engineering and Capital Infrastructure Services City of… Continue reading Construction notice: Palmer Street closed for construction starting August 20


Construction notice: Princess Street sidewalk construction starts in August

August 7, 2018

Division Street to Clarke Street West About the project Sidewalks on Princess Street are being extended from Division Street to Clarke Street West to implement the Sidewalk Needs Assessment Study approved by Council in July 2017. This street has been identified as a priority due to its proximity to an elementary school and recreational facilities, and due to the lack of sidewalks on either side of the street. Adding a sidewalk to the west side of Princess Street improves accessibility. City staff evaluated both sides of the road and selected the west side for the sidewalk for the following reasons: There is sufficient room in the public right of way to accommodate a standard 1.5 metre sidewalk with no impacts to private property; There are… Continue reading Construction notice: Princess Street sidewalk construction starts in August


Construction notice: Stone Road West and Gordon Street intersection asphalt work starts August 16

August 7, 2018

Stone Road West and Gordon Street About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Adjust manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Once the road is paved, the City will be adding new markings to make it easier for people on bikes to navigate the intersection. This design, known as a protected intersection, eliminates the need for people on bikes to turn left from the traditional left-hand turn lane. Cyclists will have the option to cross the intersection in the designated green bike lane, wait on the corner for the light to turn green, and then cycle across the second leg in order to complete a left-hand turn. Construction… Continue reading Construction notice: Stone Road West and Gordon Street intersection asphalt work starts August 16


Construction notice: Arthur Street North closed for construction starting August 8

August 3, 2018

Grange Street and New Street About the project The City is working with Nabolsy Contracting Inc. to undertake private infrastructure work on behalf of the owner of 84 Arthur Street North to install sewer and water services to the new home. Construction starts August 8 Construction is expected to begin on or about August 8 and take approximately one week, weather permitting. Arthur Street North will be closed Arthur Street North will be closed to through traffic at approximately 84 Arthur Street North throughout construction. Sidewalk closed on the south side of Arthur Street North The sidewalk on the south side of Arthur Street North will be temporarily closed throughout the project. Property access Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in… Continue reading Construction notice: Arthur Street North closed for construction starting August 8


Construction notice: Elizabeth Street lane reductions starting August 21

August 3, 2018

Victoria Road South and Industrial Street About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Mill the road surface, Adjust manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Night paving begins August 21 Overnight paving work is expected to start on or about August 21 and continue for about one week, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be shifting lane reductions during the work, however, traffic will maintained in both directions. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout construction. Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in the construction area during working hours (7 a.m.–7 p.m.). Construction activities and equipment movement may temporarily impact access… Continue reading Construction notice: Elizabeth Street lane reductions starting August 21


Water main break at 2 Quebec Street being repaired today

August 2, 2018

Update: August 2, 2018 at 2: 30 p.m.—Water main repairs complete. Road will reopen around 3 p.m. today. Westbound lanes closed between Norfolk and Baker Street Guelph, Ont., August 2, 2018—A water main break occurred at 2 Quebec Street early this morning. Crews are on site repairing the break and expect to be done later tonight, as long as there are no added complications. The City is notifying local businesses about the break. People living and working in the area may notice disruptions in water service and changes in water pressure. Impacted properties will be notified by City staff. Traffic and transit impacts Westbound lanes are closed and eastbound lanes remain open on Quebec Street between Norfolk and Baker Street. Guelph Transit routes 10, 20 and… Continue reading Water main break at 2 Quebec Street being repaired today


Construction notice: Metcalfe Street closed west of Eramosa Road starting August 1

August 1, 2018

About the project The City is replacing and upgrading a major water main on Eramosa Road and Glenhill Place. The water main work has passed recent quality testing and will now be connected to the existing City of Guelph water network. Water main work begins August 1 Construction will take approximately one evening, starting on August 1 at 6 p.m., weather permitting. Further paving of the site has yet to be determined. Lane reductions and detours Metcalfe Street will be closed west of Eramosa Road towards Pleasant Road for approximately 50 minutes. Driveways on Metcalfe Street will be accessible from Pleasant Road. Pedestrian access Pedestrian access will be maintained throughout construction. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible… Continue reading Construction notice: Metcalfe Street closed west of Eramosa Road starting August 1


Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West utility work to include lane closures starting August 2

July 31, 2018

Lewis Road to Woolwich Street About the project Rogers Communications Inc. is having their Contractor, Xact Drilling install underground fibre optic cable and conduit along Speedvale Avenue West in the coming weeks. Utility work starts August 2 Work is expected to begin on August 2 and end in early October. Speedvale Avenue westbound lane closures expected throughout summer Construction will require occasional, localized westbound lane closures on Speedvale Avenue between Lewis Road and Woolwich Street. Pedestrian access Pedestrians may be required to use the sidewalks across from the work area from Edinburgh Road North to Woolwich Street. Signs will be placed to direct pedestrians where to go. Map of construction area The City appreciates your patience, understanding and co-operation during this important construction project. Project… Continue reading Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West utility work to include lane closures starting August 2


Construction notice: York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feedermain Project

July 31, 2018

Phase 2B of the York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feedermain is set to start in August and take approximately two months, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feedermain Project


Florence Lane and Brockville Avenue construction starts August 7

July 27, 2018

Eramosa River Park, Florence Lane and Brockville Avenue About the York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feeder main project The City continues phase two of the York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feedermain project that will expand Guelph’s water distribution infrastructure and create a new sanitary sewer link from the west side of Guelph to the east. Work in this phase takes place between Boult Avenue and Victoria Road, including the recreational trails and reconstruction of Brockville Avenue. Construction on Florence Lane starts August 7 Construction starts on Florence Lane on August 7 and will last approximately three months, weather permitting. There will be no traffic impacts; local access will be maintained. Pedestrian access The trail through Eramosa River Park is closed to pedestrians. Property and business… Continue reading Florence Lane and Brockville Avenue construction starts August 7


Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed starting May 24

July 25, 2018

The City is replacing and upgrading a major watermain on Eramosa Road and Glenhill Place. Continue reading Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed starting May 24


Construction notice: Eramosa Road and Meyer Drive asphalt repair starts August 8

July 25, 2018

Stevenson Street North and Meyer Drive Eramosa Road asphalt repair starts August 8 Repairs are expected to start on August 8 at 7 a.m. The road will be reopened August 10, weather permitting. Eramosa Road eastbound lane reduced and Meyer Drive closed Eramosa will be reduced to one lane in the eastbound direction from Stevenson Street North to Meyer Drive. Meyer Drive will be closed at Eramosa Road and Laverne Avenue for asphalt milling. Paving starts on August 9, ending on August 10. Property access and parking Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in the construction area during working hours (7 a.m.–7 p.m.). Construction activities and equipment movement may temporarily impact access to private property and delays should be expected. The… Continue reading Construction notice: Eramosa Road and Meyer Drive asphalt repair starts August 8


Construction notice: College Avenue East closed for construction starting August 20

July 25, 2018

College Avenue East at Lang Way (Powerhouse Lane) About the project Kieswetter Excavating will be carrying out road work for the University of Guelph. Construction on College Avenue East starts August 20 Work is expected to begin on August 20 and take about one week to complete, weather permitting. Traffic on College Avenue East will be detoured During construction, traffic will be detoured via Gordon Street, Stone Road East and Victoria Road South. Detour and information signs will be posted. Guelph Transit Guelph Transit route 15 will be detoured during construction. Visit guelphtransit.ca for route impacts. Pedestrian access The south side sidewalk on College Avenue East will be closed at the intersection of College Avenue East and Lang Way (Powerhouse Lane). Property and business access… Continue reading Construction notice: College Avenue East closed for construction starting August 20


Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed for construction starting July 9

July 24, 2018

Speedvale Avenue East to Brant Avenue About the project Kieswetter Excavating will be making water main and sewer connections to the City’s infrastructure as part of the Nima Trails Development. Construction on Eramosa Road begins July 9 Work is expected to begin on Monday, July 9 and be completed by August 4, weather permitting. Traffic on Eramosa Road will be detoured During construction, traffic will be detoured via Speedvale Avenue East and Watson Parkway North.  Detour and information signs will be posted. Pedestrian access will be closed at Brant Avenue and Speedvale Avenue East The City sidewalk will be closed at the intersection of Brant Avenue and Speedvale Avenue East. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area remain open throughout… Continue reading Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed for construction starting July 9