Category Archives: Road construction

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: Starwood Drive paving starts August 21

August 10, 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 August 21 Road work is expected to start on or about Tuesday, August 21 and continue for approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction on Starwood Drive, however, two-way traffic will be maintained. Driveway access will be maintained 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. City services There will… Continue reading Construction notice: Starwood Drive paving starts August 21


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: Niska Road closed for site service starting August 21

August 8, 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 21 Construction is expected to begin on or about August 21 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 21


Construction notice: Palmer Street closed for construction starting August 16

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 16 Construction is expected to begin on or about August 16 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 16


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


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


Construction notice: Memorial Crescent construction begins July 31

July 23, 2018

Memorial Crescent at Goldie Avenue About the project The City is working with Groundhog Excavating Ltd. to undertake private infrastructure work on behalf of the owner of 58 Memorial Crescent to construct and install sewer and water services to the new home. Construction starts July 31 Construction is expected to begin on or about July 31 and take approximately one week, weather permitting. Road remains opened to through traffic Memorial Crescent will have a temporary lane reduction, but will remain open to through traffic at all times. Sidewalk closed on the west side of Memorial Crescent The sidewalk on the west side of Memorial Crescent will be temporarily closed throughout the project. The sidewalk on the east side of Memorial Crescent and the sidewalk on… Continue reading Construction notice: Memorial Crescent construction begins July 31


Open house notice: Join us to discuss phase two of the Woodlawn Road multi-use path on August 2

July 20, 2018

Silvercreek Parkway to Imperial Road The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to present construction plans for the multi-use path on Woodlawn Road West from Silvercreek Parkway to Imperial Road. The multi-use path will be built on Woodlawn Road’s north and south sides between the existing curb and property line. The multi-use path will be three metres wide for use by pedestrians, cyclists and other users to get around. The multi-use path is funded by the Province under its Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling Program to build safer, more connected cycling routes for Ontarians and to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation. The City of Guelph is contributing at least 20 per cent toward the total eligible project cost. Construction will include the… Continue reading Open house notice: Join us to discuss phase two of the Woodlawn Road multi-use path on August 2


Construction notice: Metcalfe Street eastbound lane closed starting July 19

July 18, 2018

Between Eramosa Road and Cadillac Drive The City is replacing and upgrading a major water main on Eramosa Road and Glenhill Place. The contractor is experiencing issues with the existing City water infrastructure and will require a closure to further investigate. Construction begins July 19 Construction will take approximately one evening, starting on July 19 at 7 p.m., weather permitting. Further paving of the site has yet to be determined. Lane reductions and detours The eastbound lane of Metcalfe Street will be closed between Eramosa Road towards Cadillac Drive. Only local traffic will be permitted. 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Metcalfe Street eastbound lane closed starting July 19


Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue East closed starting July 27

July 17, 2018

Woolwich Street to Stevenson Street North As part of the ongoing Hydro work on this project, Guelph Hydro Energy Systems Inc. will be constructing underground electrical infrastructure across Speedvale Ave. E. at multiple location.  This work will require a full road closure. Construction starts July 27 Work is expected to begin on Friday, July 27 at 9 p.m. and will take all weekend to complete, weather permitting.  The road is expected to reopen at 9 p.m. on July 29. Traffic will be detoured via Woolwich Street, Woodlawn Road and Victoria Road Traffic will be detoured using Woolwich Street, Woodlawn Road East and Victoria Road North. Detour and information signs are installed. Pedestrian access Pedestrian access on City sidewalks will be limited. Please follow the signs… Continue reading Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue East closed starting July 27


Construction notice: Wellington Street paving Gordon to McCrae begins July 20

July 17, 2018

McCrae Boulevard to Gordon Street About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Road work begins July 20 Road work is expected to start on or about July 20 and continue for approximately two weeks. There will be overnight paving work following the concrete work. All dates are weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction, however, two-way traffic will be maintained for the duration of the work. Map of construction area Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout construction. Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in… Continue reading Construction notice: Wellington Street paving Gordon to McCrae begins July 20


Construction notice: Wellington Street West paving starts July 23

July 17, 2018

About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove the existing asphalt surface, Adjust manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Road work begins July 23 Road work is expected to start on or about Monday, July 23 and continue for approximately one week. There will be overnight paving work following the removal of the existing asphalt. All dates are weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction but two-way traffic will be maintained for the duration of the work. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout construction. Every effort will be made to maintain access… Continue reading Construction notice: Wellington Street West paving starts July 23


Construction notice: Paisley Feedermain construction starts July 23

July 12, 2018

Waterloo Avenue and Silvercreek Parkway Update July 12: Waterloo Avenue at Silvercreek Parkway will be closed starting July 23. Update June 28: Waterloo Avenue at Silvercreek Parkway will be closed for two weeks starting July 16 while installation of the watermain crosses the roadway. About the project The City is about to begin construction on the Paisley Feedermain project. Work will take place on Waterloo Avenue between Silvercreek Parkway and Wellington Street and Silvercreek Parkway from Waterloo Avenue north past the first set of railway tracks. The Paisley Feedermain project includes the installation of a feedermain water pipe to supply water to the Paisley Reservoir, and the replacement of the local water pipe, sanitary sewer and storm sewer. Silvercreek Parkway will be reconstructed with two lanes of… Continue reading Construction notice: Paisley Feedermain construction starts July 23


Construction notice: Raglan Street traffic signs changed to improve traffic

July 11, 2018

At Omar Street About the project The City has changed traffic signs on Raglan Street at Omar Street to improve traffic flow in the community. All yield signs have been removed on Raglan Street between Edinburgh Road North and Alma Street. In the same area, two stops signs have been installed on Raglan Street and one on Omar Street. Map of area For more information Steve Anderson, Supervisor, Traffic Engineering Engineering and Capital Infrastructure Services 519-822-1260 extension 2037 steve.anderson@guelph.ca


Construction notice: Delhi Street and Speedvale Avenue intersection closed starting July 5

July 4, 2018

North side of Delhi Street at Speedvale Avenue East About the project Hydro crews are working on the underground installation on Speedvale Avenue East as part of the ongoing reconstruction project.  As part of the work, they must excavate Delhi Street at the Speedvale intersection, on the north side. During that work, Delhi Street will be closed at the intersection. Construction starts July 5 Construction on Delhi Street is expected to begin on or about July 5 for two days, weather permitting. Delhi Street closed at Speedvale Avenue East The north side of Delhi Street at Speedvale Avenue East will be closed in both directions. Guelph Transit Guelph Transit route 12 will be temporarily detoured during construction. Visit guelphtransit.ca for information about stop changes and… Continue reading Construction notice: Delhi Street and Speedvale Avenue intersection closed starting July 5


Construction notice: Elizabeth Street curb repairs start July 9

July 3, 2018

Victoria Road South to Industrial Street About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to remove and repair concrete curbs on Elizabeth Street, where needed, prior to paving. All work will take place on City property. Construction begins July 9 Construction is expected to start on or about Monday, July 9 and continue for approximately one week, weather permitting. Overnight paving work will follow curb repair work. A separate notice will be provided when this work is scheduled. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction on Elizabeth Street, however, two-way traffic will be maintained. Map of construction area Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout construction. Every effort will be made to maintain… Continue reading Construction notice: Elizabeth Street curb repairs start July 9


Construction notice: Delhi Street parking restrictions start July 3

July 3, 2018

Speedvale Avenue East to the west side of Riverview Drive About the project Guelph Hydro crews are working on hydro lines on Speedvale Avenue East in early July as a part of the Speedvale Avenue reconstruction project. A detour around the closure is required. Parking restrictions on Delhi Street begin July 3 There will be no on-street parking available on the west side of Delhi Street between Speedvale Avenue East and Riverview Drive starting on July 3, weather permitting.  Parking on the east side of Delhi Street will remain the same. The work is expected to impact parking until fall 2019. Guelph Transit detour begins June 26 Guelph Transit route 12 will be detoured throughout the project. For more information, visit guelphtransit.ca. Map of construction area… Continue reading Construction notice: Delhi Street parking restrictions start July 3


Water main break on Speedvale Avenue East being repaired today

June 29, 2018

Road closed between Delhi Steet and Metcalfe Street Update, June 30, 2018: the water main has been repaired and the road has reopened. Guelph, Ont., June 29, 2018—A water main break occurred at 243 Speedvale Avenue east between Metcalfe and Delhi around 3 p.m. today. Crews are on site repairing the break now and expect to be done later tonight or early in the morning, as long as there are no added complications. The City has notified local residents about the break. Significant water  has surfaced in the roadway causing asphalt heaving and road flooding. People living and working in the area may notice disruptions in water service and changes in water pressure. Traffic and transit impacts Speedvale Avenue East is closed to all traffic… Continue reading Water main break on Speedvale Avenue East being repaired today


Construction notice: Willow Road paving starts July 9

June 28, 2018

Applewood Crescent to Edinburgh Road North The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Road work begins July 9 Road work is expected to start on or about July 9 and continue for about four weeks, weather permitting. Lanes will be reduced during construction There will be a lane reduction with two-way traffic maintained. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout construction. Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in the construction area during working hours (7 a.m.–7 p.m.) Construction activities and equipment movement may temporarily impact access to private property and delays… Continue reading Construction notice: Willow Road paving starts July 9


Construction notice: Stone Road/Gordon Street intersection traffic signal work starts July 16

June 27, 2018

The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install new underground traffic signal infrastructure in the Stone Road/Gordon Street intersection. Work begins July 16 Road work is expected to start on or about Monday, July 16 and continue for about four weeks. The duration of work may need to be extended due to weather. Overnight paving work will follow underground traffic signal work. A separate notice will be provided when this work is scheduled. Lane reductions There will be shifting lane reductions during the work. Traffic will be maintained in all directions throughout the work, including turning, which may need to be made from centre lanes. Delays should be expected. Pedestrian and property access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained, however delays should be expected… Continue reading Construction notice: Stone Road/Gordon Street intersection traffic signal work starts July 16


Construction notice: Duke and Arthur streets closed starting July 9

June 27, 2018

Arthur Street sanitary trunk sewer and road construction 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 will take place between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, and over one weekend… Continue reading Construction notice: Duke and Arthur streets closed starting July 9


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

June 22, 2018

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


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

June 22, 2018

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


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

June 22, 2018

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


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

June 22, 2018

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


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

June 21, 2018

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


Traffic notice: New pedestrian signal at Scottsdale Drive

June 12, 2018

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


Traffic notice: New pedestrian signal on Watson Parkway North

June 12, 2018

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


Traffic notice: Lawrence Avenue traffic pattern change

June 6, 2018

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


Sinkhole repair underway on Paisley Road

May 29, 2018

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


Water main break at 52 Cassino Avenue being repaired today

May 18, 2018

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


Open house: Bagot Street reconstruction

May 9, 2018

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


Traffic notice: Railway bridge inspections

April 18, 2018

Wellington Street at Macdonell Street and the closure of the right turn lane from Macdonell Street to Elizabeth Street About the project and inspection schedule The Goderich Exeter Railway (GEXR) will be closing the northbound lanes on Wellington Street at Macdonell Street, and the right turn lane from Macdonell Street to Elizabeth Street, on Sunday, April 22.  The work is required to inspect the overhead railway bridge. This closure will be a one day closure with the streets reopening once the inspections are complete. Closures and detours Wellington Street will be closed at Macdonell Street. Vehicles travelling east along Wellington Street destine for the downtown will be detour onto Wyndham Street. Trucks travelling east along Wellington Street will be detoured to York Road to Victoria… Continue reading Traffic notice: Railway bridge inspections


Niska Road construction starts in March

March 26, 2018

Ptarmigan Road to west of the Speed River The City of Guelph is starting construction on Niska Road from Ptarmigan Road to about 100m west of the Speed River. Construction includes the addition of a multi-use path for cyclists and pedestrians on the north side of Niska Road, new stormwater infrastructure, and four on-street parking spaces for natural area users. Work starts March 27 Construction is expected to start on or about March 27 beginning with tree removals. Construction of the multi-use path and stormwater infrastructure will start in April and take about four months to complete. Bridge construction is expected to start in August with final bridge and road construction work finished in summer 2019. The City will host an open house for the… Continue reading Niska Road construction starts in March


Environmental investigation work being done in and around Fountain Street parking lot starting March 26

March 23, 2018

Guelph, Ont., March 23, 2018 – Beginning Monday, March 26, engineering consultants and contractors hired by the City of Guelph will be doing environmental investigation work at the Fountain Street Parking Lot and surrounding roadways. Drilling and groundwater samples will be done in the Fountain Street parking lot and along the surrounding roadways between March 26 and April 11. All work is being done on public (City of Guelph) property. During this time, workers and equipment will be located on some sidewalks and roadways. There are no road closures associated with the work. Two-way traffic will be maintained on all roadways. Traffic should drive with care around work areas adjacent to roads. Temporary closures of some sidewalks will be required to complete the work. Pedestrians… Continue reading Environmental investigation work being done in and around Fountain Street parking lot starting March 26


Open house: Arthur Street sanitary trunk sewer and road reconstruction

March 19, 2018

Arthur Street South from Alice Street north toward Elizabeth Street Duke Street Reconstruction from Elizabeth Street to south side of railway tracks The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to present construction plans for two projects related to Arthur Street sanitary trunk sewer and road reconstruction: On Arthur Street from Alice Street to 200 metres north of Cross Street, and On Duke Street from Elizabeth Street to 50 metres south of the railway tracks. Work for both projects includes the replacement of the underground sanitary sewer, storm sewer and watermain pipes. Construction is expected to start in May or June 2018 and be completed by December 2018. One tree will be removed along Arthur Street as part of this construction. Wednesday, April 4,… Continue reading Open house: Arthur Street sanitary trunk sewer and road reconstruction


Traffic notice: Clair Road traffic signal removal

February 28, 2018

Clair Road at Southgate Drive Update June 12: The City has evaluated traffic patterns over the past 90 days and determined that the intersection will remain an all-way stop going forward. Crews will be removing the old traffic signals and equipment over the next few days. About the project The City is working to remove traffic signals on Clair Road at Southgate Drive which were originally installed to accommodate the construction of the Hanlon Expressway (Highway 6) and Laird Road interchange. The Hanlon Expressway at Laird Road interchange has been fully open since November, 2013 and traffic patterns in the area have since stabilized. Traffic and pedestrian data was gathered at this intersection in October 2015 and the data shows the current volumes no longer satisfy… Continue reading Traffic notice: Clair Road traffic signal removal


Elizabeth Street closed for emergency culvert repair February 22

February 22, 2018

Elizabeth Street from Beaumont Crescent to York Road The City’s Operations department is working on an emergency culvert repair at the intersection of Elizabeth Street and York Road. Elizabeth Street will be closed from Beaumont Crescent to York Road Culvert repairs will begin on February 22 and take one week, weather permitting. Traffic on York Road will remain open, however, traffic on Elizabeth Street from Beaumont Crescent to York Road will be closed. 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. City services There will be no interruption to any City services… Continue reading Elizabeth Street closed for emergency culvert repair February 22


Traffic disruption: Woolwich Street at London Road

February 13, 2018

No Left Turn from Woolwich St. northbound into London Rd. Notice date: February 13, 2018 About the project Parsons Inc. will be taking water samples from some monitoring wells on Woolwich Street and London Road West. Work begins February 15 Work will take place on Thursday, February 15 and Friday, February 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Left turn restriction Two-way traffic will be maintained on Woolwich Street and London Road West; however, there will be no left turn from Woolwich Street northbound to London Road West. Pedestrian access There are no sidewalk closures planned as part of this work. Pedestrian access will not be disrupted. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout construction.… Continue reading Traffic disruption: Woolwich Street at London Road