Category Archives: Road construction

Construction notice: London Road West lane reductions start August 26

August 22, 2019

Construction on London Road West will start on August 26 at 7 a.m. All lanes will reopen by 5 p.m. the same day, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: London Road West lane reductions start August 26


Construction notice: Wyndham Street North lane reductions starting September 9

August 22, 2019

Macdonell Street to Quebec Street About the project The City is working with King Drilling Ltd. to perform exploratory drilling on Wyndham Street North, on behalf of ACI Amusements Ltd. Work begins September 9 Work is expected to start on or about September 9, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Wyndham Street North will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. Construction activities and equipment movement may temporarily impact traffic, and delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during construction. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout… Continue reading Construction notice: Wyndham Street North lane reductions starting September 9


UPDATE: Construction notice: Kortright Road West lane reductions starting August 29

August 21, 2019

UPDATE: Work on Kortright Road West has been moved forward by about one week, and is now expected to start on or about August 22. Gordon Street to Rickson Avenue About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Work begins August 29 Work is expected to start on or about August 29, and continue for about three weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Kortright Road West will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian… Continue reading UPDATE: Construction notice: Kortright Road West lane reductions starting August 29


Construction notice: Paisley Street closed starting August 28

August 19, 2019

At Edinburgh Road North About the project The City is working with Canadian National Railway to conduct railway track maintenance on Paisley Street at Edinburgh Road North. Work is being completed by Canadian National Railway. Work begins August 28 Work is scheduled to start on or about August 28, and take about two days to complete, weather permitting. Paisley Street closed Paisley Street will be closed to through traffic at the railway crossing, immediately east of Edinburgh Road North. Please use alternate routes. Pedestrian access The sidewalks on Paisley Street and Edinburgh Road North will remain open and accessible during construction. No pedestrians will be permitted to cross the railway tracks. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible… Continue reading Construction notice: Paisley Street closed starting August 28


Construction notice: Arthur Street North lane reductions starting August 22

August 16, 2019

At Macdonell Street About the project AECOM Canada will be conducting a geotechnical investigation, on behalf of Metrolinx, on Arthur Street North in the Allan’s Dam area. Work includes the drilling of boreholes. Work begins August 22 Work is scheduled to start on or about August 22, and take about one day to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Arthur Street North will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during construction. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area remain… Continue reading Construction notice: Arthur Street North lane reductions starting August 22


Construction notice: Norfolk Street lane reductions starting August 19

August 16, 2019

Between Cork Street West and Church Lane About the project Enbridge/Union Gas are replacing their underground gas mains along Norfolk Street. Work includes the final connection to complete the gas main replacement. Work begins August 19 Work is scheduled to start on or about August 19, and take about one day to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions on Norfolk Street Norfolk Street will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks on Norfolk Street are expected to remain open, however, pedestrians should follow posted signs for their safety. Property and business access and parking All businesses… Continue reading Construction notice: Norfolk Street lane reductions starting August 19


Construction notice: Simmonds Drive, Ingram Drive and Wideman Boulevard closures starting September 2

August 12, 2019

Between Victoria Road North and Webster Street About the project The City is working with James Thoume Construction Ltd. to undertake infrastructure work, on behalf of Artifex Construction Ltd., to construct and install sewer and water pipes to new homes on Simmonds Drive, Ingram Drive and Wideman Boulevard. Work begins September 2 Stage 1 is scheduled to start on or about September 2 on Simmonds Drive, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Stage 2 is scheduled to start on or about September 9 on Ingram Drive, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Stage 3 is scheduled to start on or about September 23 on Wideman Boulevard, and take about three weeks to complete, weather permitting. Roads will be closed… Continue reading Construction notice: Simmonds Drive, Ingram Drive and Wideman Boulevard closures starting September 2


Construction notice: Eramosa Road sidewalk closed starting August 12

August 8, 2019

From Delhi Street to Metcalfe Street About the project The City is undertaking sanitary servicing at a City building on Delhi Street. Work is being completed by Drexler Construction Ltd. Work begins August 12 Work is expected to start on or about August 12, and take about three weeks to complete, weather permitting. Sidewalk closed on Eramosa Road For public safety, the west sidewalk on Eramosa Road will be closed from Delhi Street to Metcalfe Street. Please use nearby crossings to use the east sidewalk. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout construction. Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in the construction area during working hours (7 a.m.–7 p.m.). Construction activities… Continue reading Construction notice: Eramosa Road sidewalk closed starting August 12


Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West closed starting August 17

August 8, 2019

At Edinburgh Road North About the project The City is working with Canadian National Railway to conduct railway track maintenance on Speedvale Avenue West at Edinburgh Road North. Work is being completed by Canadian National Railway. Work begins August 17 Work is scheduled to start on or about August 17, and take about two days to complete, weather permitting. Speedvale Avenue West closed Speedvale Avenue West will be closed to through traffic at the railway crossing, immediately west of Edinburgh Road North. Please use alternate routes. Pedestrian access The sidewalks on Speedvale Avenue West and Edinburgh Road North will remain open and accessible during construction. No pedestrians will be permitted to cross the railway tracks. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area… Continue reading Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West closed starting August 17


Construction notice: Willow Road closed starting August 19

August 8, 2019

At Edinburgh Road North About the project The City is working with Canadian National Railway to conduct railway track maintenance on Willow Road at Edinburgh Road North. Work is being completed by Canadian National Railway. Work begins August 19 Work is scheduled to start on or about August 19, and take about two days to complete, weather permitting. Willow Road closed Willow Road will be closed to through traffic at the railway crossing, immediately west of Edinburgh Road North. Traffic will be detoured along Dawson Road and Speedvale Avenue West. Pedestrian access The sidewalks on Willow Road and Edinburgh Road North will remain open and accessible during construction. No pedestrians will be permitted to cross the railway tracks. Property and business access All businesses in… Continue reading Construction notice: Willow Road closed starting August 19


Construction notice: Guelph Youth Music Centre railway crossing and Norwich pedestrian crossing closed starting August 13

August 7, 2019

At the parking lot entrance About the project Guelph Junction Railway is upgrading the railway crossing located at the entrance to the parking lot of the Guelph Youth Music Centre, and the pedestrian crossing at Norwich Street East. Work begins August 13 Work is expected to start on or about August 13, and take about three days to complete, weather permitting. South entrance to the Guelph Youth Music Centre closed The south entrance to the Guelph Youth Music Centre will be closed. Please use the north entrance to access the centre.   Downtown Trail closed at Norwich Street East The Downtown Trail will be closed at Norwich Street East. Please follow posted signs for safety. Trail users heading south should plan to leave the trail… Continue reading Construction notice: Guelph Youth Music Centre railway crossing and Norwich pedestrian crossing closed starting August 13


Construction notice: Marcon Street railway crossing closed starting August 12

August 6, 2019

Marcon Street at Cardigan Street and the Downtown Trail About the project Guelph Junction Railway is upgrading the railway crossing located at Marcon Street and the Downtown Trail. Work begins August 12 Work is expected to start on or about August 12, and take about two days to complete, weather permitting. Access to Cardigan Street from Marcon Street and the Downtown Trail will be closed   There will be no access to Cardigan Street from Marcon Street or the Downtown Trail. The Downtown Trail will be closed at Tiffany Street East and Cardigan Street. Please follow posted signs for safety. During construction, the nearest access to Cardigan Street will be from London Road East. Driveway access and road parking will be maintained Every effort will… Continue reading Construction notice: Marcon Street railway crossing closed starting August 12


Construction notice: Macdonell Street intersection closed for asphalt repair starting August 12

August 6, 2019

Paving of Macdonell Street’s intersection is expected to take place on August 12 at 5 a.m. and be complete by afternoon the same day, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Macdonell Street intersection closed for asphalt repair starting August 12


UPDATE: Construction notice: Northumberland Street closed starting July 22

August 2, 2019

UPDATE: Northumberland Street is now open. A short closure is expected again at the end of August. At Wilson Street The City is working with Drexler Construction Ltd. to reconstruct Northumberland Street. Work includes the replacement of asphalt surface and curbs. Work begins July 22 Work is expected to begin on or about July 22, and take approximately four weeks to complete, weather permitting. Northumberland Street closed starting July 22 Northumberland Street will be closed to through traffic during the project. Alternative parking arrangements will be made. Those affected by the closure will be contacted by the Parking Office directly to arrange alternative parking. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will be closed during construction. Pedestrian access is not permitted. Property and business access All… Continue reading UPDATE: Construction notice: Northumberland Street closed starting July 22


UPDATE: Construction notice: Cork Street closed July 25

August 2, 2019

UPDATE: The Cork Street closure has been extended by two weeks to install the new gas main. Cork Street will remain closed until about August 9, weather permitting. At Norfolk Street About the project Enbridge/Union Gas are replacing their underground gas mains along Norfolk Street. Work starts July 25 Work is scheduled to begin on July 25, and take about one day to complete, weather permitting. Cork Street closed at Norfolk Street Cork Street will be closed to through traffic at Norfolk Street. Only local traffic will be permitted on Cork Street between Norfolk Street and Dublin Street North. No private driveways will be blocked. Pedestrian access The sidewalks on Cork Street will remain open and accessible during construction. The sidewalks on Norfolk Street are… Continue reading UPDATE: Construction notice: Cork Street closed July 25


Construction notice: Hydro repairs on Baker Street begin August 6

July 31, 2019

Parking lot will remain open during repairs About the project Guelph Hydro is repairing and replacing electricity poles along Baker Street.  Ageing poles are being replaced to meet safety standards in the area.  Work begins August 6 Work is expected to begin on or about August 6, and continue for about six to eight weeks, weather permitting. Parking lot remains open The Baker Street parking lot and the Wyndham Street parking lot will remain open during the repairs.  Permit holders and daily users can continue to use the parking lots. Guelph Hydro will block off a number of parking spots adjacent to the work area daily as they repair the poles. Please use extra caution around Guelph Hydro vehicles and crews working in the parking… Continue reading Construction notice: Hydro repairs on Baker Street begin August 6


Construction notice: Exhibition Street closed starting August 6

July 30, 2019

UPDATE: Exhibition Street is now open. A short closure is expected again for paving. Between Barton Street and Stanley Street About the project The City is working with Drexler Construction Ltd. to undertake private infrastructure work, on behalf of a home builder, to construct and install sewer and water pipes to a new home on Exhibition Street. Work begins August 6 Work is expected to start on or about August 6, and take about one week to complete, weather permitting. Exhibition Street closed Exhibition Street will be closed to through traffic during the project. Local traffic will be permitted along Exhibition Street, however, there will be no through access at 330 Exhibition Street. Pedestrian access The west sidewalk in front of 330 Exhibition Street will… Continue reading Construction notice: Exhibition Street closed starting August 6


Construction notice: Macdonell Street sidewalk closed starting August 6

July 29, 2019

At 43 Macdonell Street About the project W.M. Green Roofing will be repairing the roof at 43 Macdonell Street, which involves overhead work.  Work begins August 6 Work is expected to start on or about August 6, and take about three days to complete, weather permitting. Sidewalk closed on Macdonell Street For public safety, the south sidewalk on Macdonell Street will be closed in front of 43 Macdonell Street. Please use nearby crossings to use the north sidewalk. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout construction. Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in the construction area during working hours (7 a.m.–7 p.m.). Construction activities and equipment movement may temporarily impact access… Continue reading Construction notice: Macdonell Street sidewalk closed starting August 6


Metrolinx overnight work on Gordon Street Bridge, August 2-5

July 29, 2019

Starting August 2, essential maintenance work to remove and replace existing track will need to be completed overnight, while rail traffic is lighter on the Gordon Street Bridge in Guelph. Weather permitting, the work will be completed between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. each night from August 2-5. Continue reading Metrolinx overnight work on Gordon Street Bridge, August 2-5


Construction notice: Poppy Drive East, Dallan Drive, Lobsinger Lane and Burcombe Crossing paving starts July 29

July 26, 2019

UPDATE: Paving on Poppy Drive East, Dallan Drive, Lobsinger Lane and Burcombe Crossing has been extended by about two weeks. Work will be completed on or about August 23. At Hawkins Drive About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Work begins July 29 Work is expected to start on or about July 29, and continue for about two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions expected There will be lane reductions on Poppy Drive East, Dallan Drive, Lobsinger Lane and Burcombe Crossing during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road… Continue reading Construction notice: Poppy Drive East, Dallan Drive, Lobsinger Lane and Burcombe Crossing paving starts July 29


Construction notice: Simcoe Street paving starts July 31

July 26, 2019

UPDATE: Paving on Simcoe Street has been delayed by about two weeks. Work will begin on or about August 19, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Victoria Road South to the end of Simcoe Street About the project The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Remove and repair concrete curbs, Raise manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Work begins July 31 Work is expected to start on or about July 31, and continue for about two weeks, weather permitting. Lane reductions expected There will be lane reductions on Simcoe Street during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not… Continue reading Construction notice: Simcoe Street paving starts July 31


Construction notice: Wyndham Street and Carden Street lane reductions starting July 31

July 24, 2019

At the intersection About the project Union Gas will be doing preventative maintenance on their underground systems. Work starts July 31 Work is scheduled to start on July 31 and take about four hours to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Wyndham Street and Carden Street will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The east sidewalk on Wyndham Street will be closed from Carden Street to Macdonell Street. Please us the nearby crossings to use the west sidewalk. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible… Continue reading Construction notice: Wyndham Street and Carden Street lane reductions starting July 31


Construction notice: Elmira Road lane reductions starting August 6

July 23, 2019

UPDATE: The installation of a traffic light on Elmira Road has been delayed by about two weeks. Work will begin on or about August 19, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. At Independence Place The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a traffic light on Elmira Road at Independence Place. Work begins August 6 Work is expected to begin on or about August 6, and take about two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Elmira Road will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Cyclists will be required to merge with… Continue reading Construction notice: Elmira Road lane reductions starting August 6


Construction notice: Norfolk Street closed starting July 15

July 23, 2019

Macdonell Street to Waterloo Avenue The City is working with Drexler Construction Ltd. to undertake infrastructure work on Norfolk Street. Work includes repairing and surfacing the damaged road areas, and bridge installation across Norfolk Street. The bridge will remain closed through to mid-September until the Wilson Street reconstruction and parkade project is complete. Work begins July 15 Work is expected to begin on or about July 15, and take about three weeks to complete, weather permitting. Norfolk Street closed starting July 15 Norfolk Street will be closed to through traffic during the project. Traffic will be detoured along Gordon Street, Wellington Street and Woolwich Street. Residents who expect to travel in the area should anticipate delays. Pedestrian access The sidewalk on Norfolk Street will remain… Continue reading Construction notice: Norfolk Street closed starting July 15


Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West lane reductions starting July 22

July 18, 2019

At Imperial Road North AECON Utilities will be working on behalf of Bell Canada to install underground cabling on Speedvale Avenue West and Imperial Road North. Work begins July 22       Work is expected to begin on or about July 22, and take about four days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Imperial Road North and Speedvale Avenue West will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety.  Cyclists will be required to merge with vehicular traffic.  A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during construction. Property and business access and parking… Continue reading Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue West lane reductions starting July 22


Construction notice: Paisley Road lane reductions starting July 22

July 18, 2019

At 319 Paisley Road STRADA Inc. will be working on behalf of a property owner to replace the driveway at 319 Paisley Road. Work begins July 22       Work is expected to begin on or about July 22, and take about three days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions expected During construction, the contractor will block part of the eastbound lane on 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 not expected, but pedestrians may have minor delays… Continue reading Construction notice: Paisley Road lane reductions starting July 22


Construction notice: Edinburgh Road South lane reductions starting July 30

July 18, 2019

UPDATE: The installation of a pedestrian traffic light on Edinburgh Road South has been delayed by about six weeks. Work will begin on or about September 9, and take about one week to complete, weather permitting. At Rodgers Road The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a new pedestrian traffic light on Edinburgh Road South at Rodgers Road. Work begins July 30 Work is expected to begin on or about July 30, and take about one week to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Edinburgh Road South will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The… Continue reading Construction notice: Edinburgh Road South lane reductions starting July 30


Construction notice: Victoria Road North lane reductions starting July 24

July 18, 2019

UPDATE: The installation of the Victoria Road North pedestrian crossover has been extended by about four weeks. Work will be completed by the end of August, weather permitting. At Simmonds Drive The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a pedestrian crossover on Victoria Road North at Simmonds Drive. Work begins July 24 Work is expected to begin on or about July 24, and take about five days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Victoria Road North will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during… Continue reading Construction notice: Victoria Road North lane reductions starting July 24


Construction notice: Elizabeth Street design and construction to reduce flood risks

July 11, 2019

Stevenson Street to Victoria Road South In late May, flooding occurred at 292 Elizabeth Street due to heavy rainfall. As a result, the City is currently in the process of designing a culvert section and replacement maintenance hole, which will increase the capacity of the pipe and reduce the risk of future flooding during high intensity rain events. In the meantime, the City has removed a section of pipe and created a temporary fenced-off channel that will be replaced and restored following the completion of the design. This temporary measure allows stormwater to flow to the new piping with reduced restrictions, minimizing the risks of flooding. In addition, we are regularly inspecting the channel to monitor flow and minimize potential risks. Design in process The… Continue reading Construction notice: Elizabeth Street design and construction to reduce flood risks


Construction notice: Woodlawn Road lane reductions and turn restrictions starting July 15

July 11, 2019

At Imperial Road The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to construct the multi-use path that will be built on Woodlawn Road’s north and south sides between the existing curb and property line. Work includes the replacement of the underground sanitary sewer, storm sewer and water main pipes. Work begins July 15 Work is expected to start on or about July 15, and be completed by the end of August 2019, weather permitting. Lane reductions and turn restrictions Woodlawn Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction and there will be no left turns onto Imperial Road throughout the project. Imperial Road northbound lanes will be closed throughout the project. On or about August 1, Imperial Road southbound lanes will also be… Continue reading Construction notice: Woodlawn Road lane reductions and turn restrictions starting July 15


Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue East lane reductions start July 25

July 11, 2019

Asphalt repairs to Speedvale Avenue will start on or about Thursday, July 25 at 7 a.m. and be reopened the following day, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Speedvale Avenue East lane reductions start July 25


Construction notice: Gordon Street lane reductions starting July 22

July 10, 2019

UPDATE: The installation of the new pedestrian traffic light on Gordon Street has been extended by about four weeks. Work will be completed by the end of August, weather permitting. At the Boathouse Tea Room and the Royal City Park driveway The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a new pedestrian traffic light on Gordon Street at the Boathouse Tea Room and the Royal City Park driveway. Work begins July 22 Work is expected to begin on or about July 22, and take about five days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Gordon Street will be reduced to one lane during construction. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times with a traffic control person directing traffic. Please follow posted… Continue reading Construction notice: Gordon Street lane reductions starting July 22


Construction notice: Eramosa Road lane reductions starting July 22

July 10, 2019

UPDATE: The installation of the new pedestrian traffic light on Eramosa Road has been extended by about four weeks. Work will be completed by the end of August, weather permitting. At John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute The City is working with TM3 Inc. to install a new pedestrian traffic light on Eramosa Road at John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute. Work begins July 22 Work is expected to begin on or about July 22, and take about five days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Eramosa Road will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The… Continue reading Construction notice: Eramosa Road lane reductions starting July 22


Construction notice: Norfolk Street sidewalk closure starting July 15

July 9, 2019

At Quebec Street Barcall Contracting will be replacing the roof at 1 Quebec Street, which involves overhead work on Norfolk Street. Work begins July 15 Work is expected to begin on or about July 15, and take one week to complete, weather permitting. Sidewalk closed on Norfolk Street For public safety, the east sidewalk on Norfolk Street will be closed in front of 1 Quebec Street. Please use nearby crossings to use the west sidewalk. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout construction. Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in the construction area during working hours (7 a.m.–7 p.m.). Construction activities and equipment movement may temporarily impact access to private property… Continue reading Construction notice: Norfolk Street sidewalk closure starting July 15


Construction notice: Lane reductions on Macdonell Street and Elizabeth Street starting July 29

July 9, 2019

Between Wellington Street and Arthur Street AECOM Canada will be conducting a geotechnical investigation, on behalf of Metrolinx, on Macdonell Street and Elizabeth Street. Work includes the drilling of boreholes. Work begins July 29 Work is expected to begin on or about July 29, and take about two days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and delays expected Macdonell Street and Elizabeth Street will undergo lane reductions during the project. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during construction. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area remain open… Continue reading Construction notice: Lane reductions on Macdonell Street and Elizabeth Street starting July 29


Construction notice: Asphalt repairs close Forestell Road starting July 18

July 8, 2019

Asphalt repairs start July 18 at 7 a.m. and be complete by the end of day, weather permitting. Forestell Road at Sideroad 20 North will be closed. Continue reading Construction notice: Asphalt repairs close Forestell Road starting July 18


Construction notice: Delhi Street closed July 27

July 5, 2019

At Speedvale Avenue East Guelph Hydro-Alectra will be rebuilding the electrical distribution system along Speedvale Avenue East from Woolwich Street to Stevenson Street North. Work includes the installation of a new underground hydro structure that crosses Delhi Street. Work begins July 27 Work is expected to begin on or about July 27, and take about one day to complete, weather permitting. Delhi Street closed July 27 Delhi Street will be closed at the Speedvale Avenue East intersection during the project. Traffic will be detoured along Metcalfe Street and Emma Street. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open during construction. However, access may be restricted. Please follow posted signs for safety. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area… Continue reading Construction notice: Delhi Street closed July 27


Construction notice: Starwood Drive paving starts July 2

June 28, 2019

Chesterton Lane to Lee Street The City is working with Capital Paving Inc. to: Adjust manholes, and Repave the road surface. All work will take place on City property. Work begins July 2 Work is expected to start on or about July 2 and continue for approximately one week, weather permitting. Starwood Drive lane reductions expected There will be a lane reduction on Starwood Drive during the project. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during construction. Driveway access will be maintained Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in the… Continue reading Construction notice: Starwood Drive paving starts July 2


Construction notice: Wilson Street sidewalk closed weekdays starting July 2

June 21, 2019

Carden Street to Gordon Street The City will be constructing phase 3 of the Wilson Street reconstruction and parkade project. This phase includes the reconstruction of the Wilson Street sidewalk. Completion of this phase will conclude Wilson Street reconstruction and parkade project, resulting in the opening of both Wilson Street and the Market Parkade. Work begins July 2 Work is expected to begin on or about July 2, and continue for approximately 13 weeks (through to mid-September), weather permitting. Weekday sidewalk closure starting July 2 The sidewalk on Wilson Street will be closed weekdays (Monday to Friday) during the project. Pedestrian access is not permitted. Please use nearby sidewalks on Norfolk Street or Wyndham Street. On weekends (Saturday and Sunday), a temporary gravel sidewalk along… Continue reading Construction notice: Wilson Street sidewalk closed weekdays starting July 2


Open house notice: Arthur Street sanitary trunk sewer and road reconstruction phase 5

June 17, 2019

Arthur Street South to Elizabeth Street and Macdonell Street The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to present plans for construction for the fifth phase of the Arthur Street sanitary trunk sewer and road reconstruction project. Work will take place on Arthur Street to Macdonell Street and on Elizabeth Street east of Duke Street, and includes the replacement of the underground sanitary sewer, storm sewer and water main pipes.  Thursday, July 4, 2019 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Italian Canadian Club, 135 Ferguson Street Why come to the open house? A separate left turn east bound on Elizabeth Street between Duke Street and Arthur Street will be constructed. This is your opportunity to view project information, including maps and schedules, and to ask questions… Continue reading Open house notice: Arthur Street sanitary trunk sewer and road reconstruction phase 5


Construction notice: Stevenson Street North and Eramosa Road lane reductions starting June 17

June 12, 2019

Eramosa Road to Bennett Avenue The City of Guelph has retained a consultant to perform a Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) investigation along Stevenson Street North and at the Eramosa Road intersection. Performing this investigation is part of phase 3 of the Stevenson Street North Reconstruction project and will give the project team an accurate location of public utilities in the Right-of-Way. What is a SUE Investigation? Locates all public utilities in the road Right-of-Way including gas, hydro, telecommunications and large diameter water main. Locating is done by hydro excavating or “daylighting” buried utilities to avoid future conflicts and issues during construction. Work begins June 17 Work is scheduled to start on June 17 and take approximately five days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions expected… Continue reading Construction notice: Stevenson Street North and Eramosa Road lane reductions starting June 17


Construction notice: Edinburgh Road North lane reductions start June 17

June 7, 2019

Work is scheduled to start on Edinburgh Road North on Monday, June 17 and take one week to complete, weather permitting. Delays should be expected. Continue reading Construction notice: Edinburgh Road North lane reductions start June 17


Construction notice: Kathleen Street closed starting June 18

May 31, 2019

Between St Andrew Street and Highview Place The City is working with Drexler Construction Ltd. to undertake private infrastructure work, on behalf of S.H.E.D., to construct and install sewer and water pipes to a new home on Kathleen Street. Road closed starting June 18 Construction is expected to begin on or about June 18, and take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Kathleen Street will be closed to through traffic during the project. Local traffic will be permitted along Kathleen Street, however, there will be no through access at 274 Kathleen Street. Pedestrian access The west side of the sidewalk in front of 274 Kathleen Street will be closed to pedestrians during construction. Property access Every effort will be made to maintain access to… Continue reading Construction notice: Kathleen Street closed starting June 18


Construction notice: Yarmouth Street closed starting June 10

May 29, 2019

Between Norfolk Street and Woolwich Street The City is working with Civil-Link Inc. to undertake private infrastructure work, on behalf of Ayerswood Development, to construct and install sewer and water pipes to a new development on Yarmouth Street. Road closed starting June 10 Construction is expected to begin on or about June 10, and take approximately two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Yarmouth Street will be closed to through traffic during the project. North of the construction area, local traffic will be permitted along Yarmouth Street, and traffic will be temporarily converted to two-way. South of the construction area, Yarmouth Street will be closed for safety and alternative parking arrangements will be made. Please contact the Parking Office at 519-822-1260 extension 2888 for information on… Continue reading Construction notice: Yarmouth Street closed starting June 10


Construction notice: Clair Road East lane reductions starting June 17

May 29, 2019

Between Gordon Street and Farley Drive The City is working with Vista Contracting Ltd. to undertake private infrastructure work, on behalf of BG Fuels and GSP Group Inc., to construct and install an entrance way and concrete medians to a new development on Clair Road East. Work begins June 17 Construction is expected to begin on or about June 17, and take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions expected Clair Road East will undergo lane reductions in each direction between Gordon Street and Farley Drive during construction. 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Clair Road East lane reductions starting June 17


Construction notice: East Guelph Bell construction work starts June 3

May 29, 2019

UPDATE: The work on Eastview Road, Penfold Drive, Henderson Drive, Warren Street, Shackleton Drive, Davis Street, Norton Drive and Severn Drive has been extended. Work will be completed by early September, weather permitting.  Eastview Road, Penfold Drive, Henderson Drive, Warren Street, Shackleton Drive, Davis Street, Norton Drive and Severn Drive Aecon Utilities will be working on behalf of Bell Canada to upgrade their existing infrastructure with fibre-optic cable in this neighbourhood. Work begins June 3       Work is expected to begin on or about June 3, and take approximately four weeks to complete, weather permitting. Delays expected A full road closure is not expected but road users may encounter minor delays as the contractor moves their equipment throughout the site. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in… Continue reading Construction notice: East Guelph Bell construction work starts June 3


Construction notice: Glenhill Place road closed starting May 21

May 22, 2019

Lane reductions can be expected on Metcalfe near the Elliot Community   The City is working with Morley’s Contracting (Brantford) Ltd. to undertake the reconstruction of Glenhill Place. Construction will extend through to Metcalfe Street through the Elliot Community Property, and will involve the following work: Replacement of the existing 100mm diameter watermain with a 150mm diameter local watermain. Replacement of existing sanitary sewers including providing new services to property line. Placement of new storm sewers and catch basins. Establishment of a new storm and sanitary easement. Abandonment of the existing sanitary and watermain easements. Reconstruction/replacement of curbs and asphalt surface. Work begins May 21 Work is expected to begin on or about May 21 and will take approximately 4 months to complete, weather permitting.… Continue reading Construction notice: Glenhill Place road closed starting May 21


Construction notice: Hickory Street lane reduction starts May 13

May 15, 2019

Rickson Avenue to Oak Street The City is working with Fer-Pal Construction to reline the water main on Hickory Street between Rickson Avenue and Oak Street. Construction begins May 13   Construction will begin May 13 and continue for about 16 weeks (through to the end of August), weather permitting. Hickory 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… Continue reading Construction notice: Hickory Street lane reduction starts May 13


Construction update: Stevenson Street North phase 3 construction deferred to 2020

May 13, 2019

Eramosa Road to Bennett Avenue Please be advised that the City of Guelph is deferring the third phase of the Stevenson Street North road reconstruction project until April 2020. This phase includes the installation of underground water and sewer pipes on Stevenson Street North from Eramosa Road to Bennett Avenue. Why is the project being deferred? Some considerations for deferral include: Starting in April 2020 will ensure that the project will be completed by winter Ongoing utility re-locations in the area Completion of a Subsurface Utility Investigation (to be completed by August 2019) Tender and award of the contract is expected to occur in November 2019 followed by construction in early April 2020. Map of construction area The City of Guelph appreciates your patience and… Continue reading Construction update: Stevenson Street North phase 3 construction deferred to 2020


Construction update: Paisley feeder main project

May 10, 2019

Waterloo Avenue to Silvercreek Parkway About the project Reconstruction of Waterloo Avenue from Wellington Street to Silvercreek Parkway, and Silvercreek Parkway from Waterloo Avenue to the railway tracks. Project work includes the replacement of the underground sanitary sewer, storm sewer, watermain pipes, and reconstruction of the road. When the project is complete, there will be a new sidewalk on the north side of Silvercreek Parkway South. The sidewalk will start at the railroad tracks and tie into the existing sidewalk in front of the Guelph Bible Chapel (491 Waterloo Avenue). There will be an asphalt multiuse path on the south side of Silvercreek Parkway South that will extend to Waterloo Avenue. The road surface will be paved with a finished surface, concrete curb and paint… Continue reading Construction update: Paisley feeder main project