Category Archives: Road construction

Construction notice: Gordon Street underground cabling starts April 29 

April 18, 2019

At Surrey Street About the project Aecon Utilities will be working on behalf of the Bell Canada to repair underground cabling along Gordon Street and Surrey Street. Construction begins April 29      Construction is expected to begin on or about Monday, April 29 and will take approximately one day to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions on Gordon Street There will be a two-way lane reduction along Gordon Street on April 29. The inside lanes going north and south along Gordon Street will be closed during construction. Two-way traffic will be maintained using the curb lanes. Drivers should follow the contractor’s signage. Bike lanes will remain open. Expect minor delays. Pedestrian access The sidewalks along Gordon Street will remain open for pedestrians. Property and business… Continue reading Construction notice: Gordon Street underground cabling starts April 29 


Construction notice: Surrey Street East closed starting April 29

April 17, 2019

Between Neeve Street and Wellington Street East About the project The City is working with J. G. Goetz Construction Ltd. to do private infrastructure work, on behalf of the owner of 129 Surrey Street East, to construct and install sewer and water pipes to the new home. Road closed starting April 29 Construction is expected to begin on or about April 29, and take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Surrey Street East will be closed to through traffic throughout the project. Local traffic will be permitted along Surrey Street East, however, there will be no through access at 129 Surrey Street East. Pedestrian access The south side of the sidewalk in front of 129 Surrey Street East will be closed to pedestrians throughout… Continue reading Construction notice: Surrey Street East closed starting April 29


Construction update: Manor Park Crescent sewer replacement and siphon rehabilitation cancelled

April 17, 2019

Manor Park Crescent to Silvercreek Park The City has cancelled rehabilitation work of the existing sanitary siphon that crosses under the Speed River west of Edinburgh Road South between Manor Park Crescent and Silivercreek Park, and replacement of storm and sanitary sewers on Manor Park Crescent. Why is the project cancelled? The City has been reviewing more options for improving the sanitary siphon that crosses the Speed River. The preferred course of action has changed to potentially twinning the existing siphon. The long-term benefits of twinning the siphon include being able to divert sewage if a siphon pipe becomes blocked or needs to be shut down for maintenance. The City anticipates an environmental assessment will be needed to evaluate the new recommendation. Map of construction… Continue reading Construction update: Manor Park Crescent sewer replacement and siphon rehabilitation cancelled


Construction notice: Paisley Road lane reductions start April 23

April 17, 2019

At 319 Paisley Road About the project STRADA Inc. will be working on behalf of a property owner to replace the driveway at 319 Paisley Road. Work begins April 23 Work is expected to begin on or about Tuesday, April 23 and will take approximately one day to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions on Paisley Road are expected During construction, the contractor will block part of the eastbound lane of Paisley Road. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Cyclists will be required to merge with vehicular traffic. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during construction. A sidewalk closure is… Continue reading Construction notice: Paisley Road lane reductions start April 23


Traffic notice: Zaduk Place traffic calming measures

April 16, 2019

Between Sweeney Drive and McAlister Boulevard As part of the development of the Kortright Hills subdivision, traffic calming measures will be installed on Zaduk Place to deter through vehicles and reduce vehicle speeds in the neighbourhood. These measures include one (1) set of speed cushions and two (2) traffic islands to narrow the pavement width. On-street parking will be restricted in the area of the traffic islands. Lane reductions and pedestrian access Two-way traffic and pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained during the installation process. Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways within the work area Monday to Friday during working hours (7 a.m.-7 p.m.). Temporary delays are expected. Installation starting April 29 The installation of temporary traffic calming measures will start… Continue reading Traffic notice: Zaduk Place traffic calming measures


Construction notice: Dublin Street South closed starting April 23

April 15, 2019

Between Fountain Street West and Nottingham Street About the project The City is working with J. G. Goetz Construction Ltd. to undertake private infrastructure work, on behalf of the owner of 55 Dublin Street South, to construct and install sewer and water pipes for the new home. Road closed starting April 23 Construction is expected to begin on or about April 23, and will take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Dublin Street South will be closed to through traffic throughout the project. On-street parking will be temporarily restricted in the construction area. Pedestrian access The west sidewalk will be closed in front of 55 Dublin Street South. Please use a nearby crossing to use the east sidewalk. Property and business access and parking… Continue reading Construction notice: Dublin Street South closed starting April 23


Construction notice: Elizabeth Street closed starting May 27

April 15, 2019

Between Stevenson Street South and Wheeler Avenue About the project The City is working with Civil-Link Inc. to undertake private infrastructure work, on behalf of Grinham Architects, to construct and install sewer and water pipes to a new home on Elizabeth Street. Elizabeth Street is closed and detour in effect starting May 27 Construction is expected to begin on or about May 27, and take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Elizabeth Street will be closed to through traffic throughout the project. Traffic will be detoured along Stevenson Street South to York Road to Wyndham Street South and along MacDonell Street. Local traffic will be permitted along Elizabeth Street, however, there will be no through access at 236 Elizabeth Street. Pedestrian access The north… Continue reading Construction notice: Elizabeth Street closed starting May 27


Construction notice: Fife Road closure starts May 6

April 15, 2019

Wellington Street West to Elmira Road South About the project The City is working with Civil-Link Inc. to undertake private infrastructure work, on behalf of the owner of 93 Fife Road, to install sewer and water services to the new home. Construction begins May 6 Construction is expected to start on or about May 6 and will take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Fife Road will be closed Fife Road will be closed to through traffic at approximately 93 Fife Road throughout construction. North sidewalk will be closed The sidewalk on the north side of Fife Road will be temporarily closed throughout the project. The sidewalk on the south side will remain accessible to pedestrians at all times. Property and business access and… Continue reading Construction notice: Fife Road closure starts May 6


Construction notice: Gordon Street lane reductions start April 29

April 15, 2019

At College Avenue West About the project Avertex Utilities will be working on behalf of Bell Canada to repair an underground structure along Gordon Street, just north of College Avenue West. Work begins April 29 Work is expected to begin on or about April 29 and will take approximately three days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions on Gordon Street expected The northbound lane of Gordon Street will be reduced during construction and a lane shift will be set up around the repair area. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Road users are asked to follow posted signage for their safety. A full road closure is not expected but road users may encounter minor delays. Cyclists will be required to merge with… Continue reading Construction notice: Gordon Street lane reductions start April 29


Construction notice: Winston Crescent closed starting April 22

April 15, 2019

At Lemon Street About the project The City is working with J. G. Goetz Construction Ltd. to do private infrastructure work, on behalf of Evolve Builders Group Inc., to construct and install sewer and water pipes for a new home along Winston Crescent. Road closed starting April 22 Construction is expected to begin on or about April 22, and will take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Winston Crescent will be closed to through traffic at 99 Winston Crescent throughout the project. No pedestrian access to the east side of Winston Crescent The sidewalk along the east side of Winston Crescent will be closed at 99 Winston Crescent. Pedestrian traffic along the east side of Winston Crescent will be permitted, however, beyond 99 Winston… Continue reading Construction notice: Winston Crescent closed starting April 22


Construction notice: Picadilly Place lane reduction starts April 29

April 15, 2019

About the project Drexler Construction Limited is undertaking private infrastructure work to install new water, storm and sewer pipes to service 4 Picadilly Place. Construction begins April 29 Construction is expected to start on or about April 29 and will take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction on Picadilly Place, however, two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian access The sidewalk on the south side of Picadilly Place will be temporarily closed throughout the project. The sidewalk on the north side will remain accessible to pedestrians at all times. Property and business access and parking All properties in the construction area remain accessible throughout construction. Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in the… Continue reading Construction notice: Picadilly Place lane reduction starts April 29


Construction notice: Paisley Road Feedermain

April 12, 2019

Silvercreek Parkway to Paisley Road The City of Guelph has started construction of the Paisley Feedermain from Silvercreek Parkway to Paisley Road. Work includes, but is not limited to, the installation of the watermain, site preparation, removals, road work, storm sewers and landscaping. Work is being completed by Network Construction Ltd. The Paisley Feedermain is needed to allow for future growth within Guelph. This phase of the project is approximately 1192 metres and includes construction of a 400mm diameter concrete pressure pipe watermain. While open cut construction will be used for the majority of the work, the portion that extends under the Hanlon Expressway (Highway 6) will be microtunnelled. Construction underway Construction is planned for April 2019 through January 2020, weather permitting. Pedestrian access Sidewalk… Continue reading Construction notice: Paisley Road Feedermain


Traffic notice: Pedestrian signal removal on Ontario Street starting April 15

April 8, 2019

Ontario Street at Wood Street The City is removing the pedestrian signal on Ontario Street at Wood Street beginning April 15, 2019. Based on pedestrian and traffic data gathered in September 2017, current pedestrian and traffic volumes no longer satisfy the requirements for a pedestrian traffic signal at this intersection. Traffic light removal set for April 15 The traffic signals at the intersection of Ontario Street and Wood Street will be turned off Monday, April 15 and removed on Wednesday, May 15. Lane reductions Two-way traffic on Ontario Street will be maintained during the removal of the traffic signal equipment on May 15. Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways within the work area Monday to Friday during working hours (7 a.m.-7… Continue reading Traffic notice: Pedestrian signal removal on Ontario Street starting April 15


Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue East reconstruction

April 5, 2019

Woolwich Street to Stevenson Street Alectra Utilities formerly Guelph Hydro will be rebuilding the electrical distribution system along Speedvale Avenue East from Woolwich Street to Stevenson Street North. Overhead work is scheduled and to be completed by December 2019. Alectra Utilities will be replacing the poles, anchors and conductors on both sides of Speedvale Avenue East. An interruption of your electrical service may be required to change it over to the new supply, but you will be contacted in advance. This work is required as part of the on-going efforts to replace the City’s aging infrastructure to meet the needs of current and future residents. Construction starting April 8 Work is expected to begin on Speedvale Avenues the week of April 8, weather permitting. Work… Continue reading Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue East reconstruction


Construction Notice: Oak Street lane reduction starts April 23

April 2, 2019

Between Rickson Avenue and Gordon Street The City is working with Fer-Pal Construction to reline the watermain on Oak Street between Rickson Avenue and Gordon Street. Construction begins April 23 Construction will begin April 23 and continue for 16 weeks (through to early July), weather permitting. Oak Street will be reduced to one lane Traffic will be reduced to one lane for the duration of construction. Pedestrian access remains open All sidewalks will be maintained during construction. Signage will be posted to direct pedestrians around the construction site. Property and business 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… Continue reading Construction Notice: Oak Street lane reduction starts April 23


Construction notice: College Avenue lane reduction starting April 17  

April 2, 2019

Between Edinburgh Road South and Scottsdale Drive The City is working with Fer-Pal Construction to reline the watermain on College Avenue between Edinburgh Road South and Scottsdale Avenue. Construction begins April 17 Construction will begin April 17 and be completed by end of July weather permitting. Lane restrictions College Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction. The westbound bike lane will be closed during construction.  Westbound cyclists are encouraged to merge with vehicular traffic through the construction zone and travel single file, or dismount and walk if they prefer. The eastbound bike lane will remain open. Pedestrian access remains open All sidewalks will be maintained during construction. Signage will be posted to direct pedestrians around the construction site. Property and business access and… Continue reading Construction notice: College Avenue lane reduction starting April 17  


Construction notice: Duke Street and Arthur Street repair work starts April 2  

March 29, 2019

Arthur Street Sanitary Trunk Sewer Project, stage 4 The City is working with Sousa Concrete to repair sewer and road services on Duke Street and Arthur Street as part of the Arthur Street Sanitary Trunk Sewer Project. Work starts April 2 Work is expected to start on Duke Street on April 2 and will take two days to complete, weather permitting. Work on Arthur Street is expected to start on April 4 and will take two days to complete, weather permitting. The work on Arthur Street will begin once the work on Duke Street has been completed. Lane reductions and detours Duke Street and Arthur Street will be closed to through traffic while construction is taking place on the street. Local access will be maintained… Continue reading Construction notice: Duke Street and Arthur Street repair work starts April 2  


Construction notice: Edinburgh Road South cable installation starting April 8

March 28, 2019

At Waterloo Avenue Synergy Underground Utilities will be working on behalf of the Rogers Communications to install underground cabling along Edinburgh Road South. Construction begins April 8 Work is expected to begin on or about Monday, April 8 and will take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions on Edinburgh Road South expected The Contractor may have construction vehicles occupying part of the southbound lane of Edinburgh Road South. Road users are asked to follow posted signage for their safety. Expect minor delays. A full road closure is not expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalk on the southbound side of Edinburgh Road South will be temporarily closed for the duration of the project. Pedestrians should use the northbound sidewalk for safe travel and follow… Continue reading Construction notice: Edinburgh Road South cable installation starting April 8


Construction notice: Willow Road cable installation starting April 1

March 22, 2019

At Mitchell Woods school DP Drilling will be working on behalf of the Rogers Communications to install underground cabling along Willow Road. Work begins April 1 Work is expected to begin on or about Monday, April 1 and will take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Bike lane restriction on Willow Road expected The contractor may have construction vehicles in the eastbound bike lane on Willow Road. Cyclists will need to merge with vehicular traffic. Cyclists and drivers are asked to follow posted signage for their safety. Expect minor delays. A full road closure is not expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and construction activity will be minimized during morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up times for children at neighbouring… Continue reading Construction notice: Willow Road cable installation starting April 1


Construction notice: Paisley Road lane restrictions starting March 27  

March 22, 2019

Update April 2:  Construction has been delayed and is now expected to be complete by April 10. Alma Street to Edinburgh Road Cable Control Systems will be working on behalf of the Rogers Communications to install underground cabling along Paisley Road. Work begins March 27 Work is expected to begin on or about Wednesday, March 27 and will take approximately three days to complete, weather permitting. Lane restrictions on Paisley Road expected During construction, the contractor may have construction vehicles occupying parts of Paisley Road.  Cyclists will need to merge with vehicular traffic. Drivers and cyclists should follow all posted signs. Expect minor delays. A full road closure is not expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and construction activity will be… Continue reading Construction notice: Paisley Road lane restrictions starting March 27  


Construction notice: Stevenson Street North gas line removal

March 22, 2019

Eramosa Road to Bennett Avenue Union Gas will be removing existing gas lines and installing new lines underground along Stevenson Street North from Eramosa Road to Bennett Avenue, including service lines leading up to property lines. Work begins April 1 Work is expected to begin on or about Monday, April 1 and will take approximately five weeks to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions on Stevenson Street North expected An eastbound lane reduction may be required to accommodate construction vehicles during construction. Expect minor delays. A full road closure is not expected. Pedestrian access Sidewalks along Stevenson Street North are expected to remain open; however, pedestrians should follow posted signs for their safety. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area remain… Continue reading Construction notice: Stevenson Street North gas line removal


Construction notice: Refuse disposal bin on Parkholm Avenue

March 21, 2019

Across 37 Parkholm Avenue Rob Page (contractor) is undertaking a renovation project at 37 Parkholm Avenue. The work will require a refuse bin to be on site, and on the street, at various times throughout the project. Placing the bin on the existing driveway would block access to the back of the property, which is required for the project. The contractor has obtained a permit for the bin to be placed on the street. Construction to begin March 25 The project will start on or about March 25 and is expected to take five months to complete, weather permitting. The refuse bin will be dropped off and picked up on various times throughout this period. Driveway access, lane reductions and detours The bin will not… Continue reading Construction notice: Refuse disposal bin on Parkholm Avenue


2019 annual paving program

March 21, 2019

With spring here, we are getting ready to pave streets throughout Guelph as part of the annual paving program. Here’s what we have planned… Continue reading 2019 annual paving program


Construction notice: Keating Street road closure starts March 28

March 21, 2019

West limit of Keating Street About the project Kieswetter Excavating will be working on behalf of the City of Guelph to remove the cul-de-sac at the end of Keating Street and install service connections for the adjacent subdivision development. Keating Street will be extended into the new development when the development is constructed. Work begins March 28 Work is expected to begin on Thursday, March 28 and will take about six weeks to complete, weather permitting. Keating Street to be closed There will be a road closure on Keating Street throughout the project, with local access for residents in the work area. Pedestrian access Pedestrians will be able to access the sidewalks along Keating Street up to the work area; however, for their safety, pedestrians… Continue reading Construction notice: Keating Street road closure starts March 28


Construction notice: Silurian Drive service connections work

March 21, 2019

At Starwood Drive Kieswetter Excavating will be working on behalf of the City of Guelph to install deep service connections for the Cityview Estates (Phase 1) development on Silurian Drive. As part of this phase of the work, a portion of Silurian Drive will be re-aligned to connect to Everton Drive once it has been constructed. As a result, the portion of Silurian Drive that connects to Starwood Drive will be closed as of March 25. Work begins March 25 Work is expected to begin on Monday, March 25 and will take about six weeks to complete, weather permitting. Silurian Drive to be closed at Starwood Drive As of March 25, Silurian Drive will be permanently closed at Starwood Drive. Road users will have to… Continue reading Construction notice: Silurian Drive service connections work


Construction notice: Macdonell Street construction starts March 20

March 14, 2019

Between Wyndham Street North and Woolwich Street About the project The AM Group of Companies is undertaking roofing work at 66 Macdonell Street. The crew will be setting up a crane on the street to access the roof and complete the project. Construction schedule for March 20 Construction is expected to begin on or about March 20 and take approximately half day, weather permitting. Partial road closure Westbound lanes on Macdonell Street will be closed between Wyndham Street North and Woolwich Street. Eastbound lanes will remain open during the work. Sidewalk closure Pedestrians will not be able to use the sidewalk on the north side of Macdonell Street around 66 Macdonell Street while the work is taking place. Pedestrians should use the other sidewalk on… Continue reading Construction notice: Macdonell Street construction starts March 20


Edinburgh Road North closed to southbound traffic March 12

March 11, 2019

Canadian National Railway is making repairs to their tracks across Edinburgh Road North, south of Paisley Road on March 12, 2019. Continue reading Edinburgh Road North closed to southbound traffic March 12


Construction notice: Victoria Road lane reduction for Sanitary Bypass starting February 24

February 14, 2019

The City is continuing construction on the York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feeder Main Phase 2B project. Work in this phase takes place between Boult Avenue and Victoria Road in Eramosa River Park, and through Florence Lane between Hayes Avenue and Victoria Road, including work along the recreational trails, and a complete reconstruction of Brockville Avenue. The York Trunk Sewer and Paisley-Clythe Feedermain is a $30 million, multi-year infrastructure project. It is the City’s largest water main and wastewater (sanitary) sewer project. It includes the installation of about 6.2 kilometres of water pipes and 3.8 kilometres of sewer pipes. The City’s 2009 Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan identified the projects as priorities in order to meet our community’s existing and future water and wastewater… Continue reading Construction notice: Victoria Road lane reduction for Sanitary Bypass starting February 24


Maltby Road East closed until further notice

February 6, 2019

Maltby Road East is closed due to changes in temperature that affect road stability and grade. The road will reopen late spring 2019. Continue reading Maltby Road East closed until further notice


College Avenue East lane reduction begins February 6

February 1, 2019

The work is expected to begin on or about February 6 and take approximately one day, weather permitting. Continue reading College Avenue East lane reduction begins February 6


Construction notice: Norfolk Street road closure

January 18, 2019

Waterloo Avenue to Macdonell Street Drexler Construction and Guelph Hydro/Alectra will be installing underground electrical systems for the City’s Wilson Street Parkade project. The work will be on Norfolk Street between Waterloo Avenue and Macdonell Street and will require a closure on Norfolk Street for the safety of everyone. Construction starts February 4 The road closure is scheduled to begin Monday, February 4 and is expected to last three weeks, weather depending. Detours All road users are encouraged to use the alternate routes to move around the closure. Detour signage will be in place to direct drivers. Pedestrian access Pedestrians will be able to use the sidewalk along the west side of Norfolk Street. The sidewalk along Wilson Street can also be used to walk… Continue reading Construction notice: Norfolk Street road closure


Construction notice: Gordon Street sidewalk restrictions start January 16

January 15, 2019

At Speed River bridge Synergy Underground Utilities will be working on behalf of Rogers Communications to install underground cabling along Gordon Street. Work begins January 16 Work is expected to begin on or about Wednesday, January 16 and will take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Bike lane reductions on Gordon Street expected During construction, the Contractor may have construction vehicles occupying the bike lane on the Boathouse side of the bridge (east side). Cyclists will need to merge with traffic on Gordon Street to navigate the site safely. A road closure is not expected but road users may encounter minor delays. Pedestrian access The sidewalk on the Boathouse side of Gordon Street (east side of the bridge) will be temporarily closed throughout the… Continue reading Construction notice: Gordon Street sidewalk restrictions start January 16


Construction notice: Manor Park Crescent sewer replacement and siphon rehabilitation

January 14, 2019

Manor Park Crescent to Silvercreek Park About the project The City is about to begin rehabilitation of a 400 mm siphon under the Speed River west of Edinburgh Road South between Manor Park Crescent and Silvercreek Park and the sanitary sewer along Manor Park Crescent. The existing sanitary siphon that extends under the Speed River west of Edinburgh Road South between Manor Park Crescent and Silvercreek Park is nearing the end of its life cycle. The required rehabilitation work will extend its life by another 50 years. As part of this work, storm and sanitary sewers on Manor Park Crescent will also be replaced. Work in this project is being completed by Xterra construction. Construction begins January 19 Construction is planned for January 19 to… Continue reading Construction notice: Manor Park Crescent sewer replacement and siphon rehabilitation


Construction notice: Multiple road closures for rail track maintenance

December 24, 2018

Alma Street, Paisley Street, Suffolk Street and Speedvale Avenue West About the project CN is undertaking track maintenance at the Alma Street, Paisley Street, Suffolk Street and Speedvale Avenue West crossings. Road closures are required for crews to safely complete the maintenance work. Construction begins January 9 Construction is planned for January 9 to 12 as follows, weather permitting: January 9: Alma Street between Inkerman Street and Petrolia Street January 10: Paisley Street between Edinburgh Road North and Southampton Street January 11: Suffolk Street between Edinburgh Road North and North Street January 12: Speedvale Avenue West between Dawson Road and Edinburgh Road North Road closures and detours On the respective dates, a full road closure will be in place. Local traffic will be permitted along… Continue reading Construction notice: Multiple road closures for rail track maintenance


Starwood Drive paving delayed until 2019

November 19, 2018

The paving of the surface coat of Starwood Drive is being delayed until 2019. Manholes and water valves are lowered in preparation for winter. Continue reading Starwood Drive paving delayed until 2019


Construction notice: Paisley Road and Imperial Road construction begins November 22

November 16, 2018

At 950 Paisley Road About the project Gridline Constructors Ltd. is undertaking infrastructure work to remove/repair curb and asphalt at the entrances of 950 Paisley Road on Paisley Road and Imperial Road, and extending the center island median on Imperial Road at the entrance of 950 Paisley Road. Construction begins November 22 Construction is expected to begin on or about November 22 and take approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be lane reductions on Paisley Road and Imperial Road; however, two-way traffic will be maintained. Sidewalk access on Paisley Road The sidewalk on the east side of Paisley Road will be closed at 950 Paisley Road for the duration of the project. Pedestrians should use the west sidewalk between Elmira Road South… Continue reading Construction notice: Paisley Road and Imperial Road construction begins November 22


Construction notice: Gordon Street construction begins December 5

November 16, 2018

At Gosling Gardens Update February 5, 2019: Construction will resume on site February 19 and is expected to take approximately one week, weather permitting. Work began in December 2018; however, as a result of site delays, crews were not able to finish at that time. About the project Drexler Construction Limited is undertaking infrastructure work on behalf of Guelph Hydro to install new underground service to 1888 Gordon Street. Construction begins December 5 Construction is expected to begin on or about December 5 and take approximately two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions There will be a lane reduction on Gordon Street; however, two-way traffic will be maintained. Property access All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout construction. Every effort will be… Continue reading Construction notice: Gordon Street construction begins December 5


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

October 26, 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 UPDATE: Construction notice: Woodlawn Road multi-use path and underground infrastructure construction starts October 9


Construction update: Bagot Street construction rescheduled to April 2019

October 18, 2018

Construction work on Bagot Street between Mercer Street and Drew Street is being rescheduled to April 2019. Continue reading Construction update: Bagot Street construction rescheduled to April 2019


Construction notice: Boult Avenue is closed for paving starting October 23

October 17, 2018

Paving on Boult Avenue will start on or about October 23 and take approximately two days to complete, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Boult Avenue is closed for paving starting October 23


Construction notice: Eramosa Road closed for paving starting October 19

October 17, 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 19


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


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: 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 June of 2019, weather permitting. Following the bridge… Continue reading Construction notice: Niska Road Bridge construction starts September 10


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: Elizabeth street closed for storm sewer installation starting November 12

September 4, 2018

Construction on Elizabeth Street will start on or about November 12 for approximately two months, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Elizabeth street closed for storm sewer installation starting November 12


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: 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