Category Archives: Road construction

Construction notice: Douglas Street lane reduction starting May 27

May 24, 2019

At Wyndham Street North Ward Crane Rentals will be working on behalf of Ainsworth Inc. to replace a rooftop unit at 83 Wyndham Street North. Work begins May 27       Work is expected to begin on or about May 27, and will take approximately one day to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions and parking restrictions on Douglas Street expected One lane will be closed to facilitate the work. To maintain traffic flow, no parking will be permitted along Douglas Street. One 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 vehicular traffic.  Pedestrian access… Continue reading Construction notice: Douglas Street lane reduction starting May 27


Construction notice: Eramosa Road lane reduction starting May 27

May 22, 2019

At Woolwich Street Total Install will be working on behalf of Bell Canada to complete fibre optic splicing (underground cable repair) along Eramosa Road, just north of Woolwich Street. Work begins May 27       Work is expected to begin on or about May 27, and will take approximately three days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions on Eramosa Road expected The northbound lane of Eramosa Road 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 vehicular… Continue reading Construction notice: Eramosa Road lane reduction starting May 27


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: Nicklin Road lane reductions starting May 25

May 17, 2019

Woodlawn Road West to Burns Drive Drexler Construction and Guelph Hydro/Alectra are undertaking work, on behalf of a commercial client, to install underground electrical systems. Work begins May 25 Work is expected to begin on or about May 25, and will take approximately one day to complete. Lane reductions and delays expected Nicklin Road will undergo lane reductions during the project, however, two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. A full road closure is not expected, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during construction. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout construction. Every effort will be made… Continue reading Construction notice: Nicklin Road lane reductions starting May 25


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


Speedvale Avenue East lane reductions start May 22

May 14, 2019

Asphalt repairs on Speedvale Avenue East will start on or about Wednesday, May 22 at 7 a.m. and be reopened the following day, weather permitting. Continue reading Speedvale Avenue East lane reductions start May 22


Traffic disruption: Woolwich Street at London Road

May 13, 2019

Delays expected About the project Terrapex Environmental will be taking samples from some monitoring wells on Woolwich Street and London Road West. Work begins May 15 Work is expected to begin on May 15 and will take approximately one day to complete. Delays expected Two-way traffic will be maintained on Woolwich Street and London Road West, however, road users may encounter minor delays during the work.  Pedestrian access The sidewalks in this area will remain open and accessible during construction. Property and business access and parking All businesses in the construction area remain open and 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… Continue reading Traffic disruption: Woolwich Street at London Road


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


Construction notice: Gordon Street lane reductions starting May 21

May 10, 2019

At Surrey Street Aecon Utilities will be working on behalf of Bell Canada to repair underground cabling along Gordon Street and Surrey Street. Work begins May 21      Work is expected to begin on or about May 21 and will take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Lane reductions on Gordon Street expected Gordon Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction at Surrey Street during construction. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Access to Gordon Street from Surrey Street East and West will be blocked. 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 sidewalk will be closed… Continue reading Construction notice: Gordon Street lane reductions starting May 21


Construction notice: Dean Avenue lane reduction starting May 15

May 8, 2019

Dean Avenue lane reduction starting May 15 Between Woodside Road and Talbot Street The City is working with Drexler Construction Limited to undertake private infrastructure work, on behalf of a private developer, to construct and install sewer and water pipes to a new home on Dean Avenue. Construction begins May 15 Construction is expected to begin on or about May 15, and will take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Lane reduction There will be a lane reduction on Dean Avenue, however, two-way traffic will be maintained during the project. Pedestrian access The sidewalk in front of 65 Dean Avenue will be closed to pedestrians during construction. Property access and parking Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways in the construction… Continue reading Construction notice: Dean Avenue lane reduction starting May 15


Construction notice: Elizabeth Street lane reduction starting May 6

May 3, 2019

Stevenson Street to Victoria Road South The City will be working with Navacon Construction to complete landscaping work on Elizabeth Street. This work will be completed as part of the 292 Elizabeth Street Storm Sewer Project that was initiated in 2018. Landscaping work begins May 6 Landscaping work begins on May 6 and will take approximately three days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reduction on Elizabeth Street expected One lane will be closed to facilitate the landscaping work.  Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. Local access will be maintained throughout the project, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalk on the north side of Elizabeth Street will be closed to pedestrians throughout the project.  Please use… Continue reading Construction notice: Elizabeth Street lane reduction starting May 6


Construction notice: Woodlawn Road West lane reductions starting May 21

May 3, 2019

Between Elmira Road North and Imperial Road North The City is working with Cambridge Landscaping and Construction Ltd. to undertake private infrastructure work, on behalf of Linamar Corporation, to construct and install sewer and water pipes to a new building on Woodlawn Road West. Lane reductions in effect starting May 21 Construction is expected to begin on or about May 21 and will take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Woodlawn Road West will undergo lane reductions during the project, however, 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. Property and business access All businesses in the construction area remain open and accessible throughout construction. Every… Continue reading Construction notice: Woodlawn Road West lane reductions starting May 21


Construction notice: Dawn Avenue construction starting May 7

May 1, 2019

Between Lowes Road West and the end of the street The City is working with Drexler Construction Ltd. to undertake private infrastructure work, on behalf of a private developer, to construct and install sewer and water pipes to three new homes on Dawn Avenue. Construction starting May 7 Construction is expected to begin on or about May 7, and will take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Dawn Avenue will remain open to through traffic during construction. Pedestrian access The east side of the sidewalk on Dawn Avenue will be closed to pedestrians during construction. Property access All properties in the construction area, and north of the construction area, will remain accessible throughout the construction, however construction activities and equipment movement may cause temporary… Continue reading Construction notice: Dawn Avenue construction starting May 7


Construction notice: Elizabeth Street closed starting May 1

April 26, 2019

Stevenson Street to Victoria Road South The City will be working with Navacon Construction for curb and gutter installation on Elizabeth Street. Following the curb installation, final paving will be completed. This work will complete the 292 Elizabeth Street Storm Sewer Project that was initiated in 2018. Road paving begins May 1 Road paving will begin on May 1 and will take approximately three days to complete, weather permitting. Elizabeth Street closed and detour in effect starting May 1 Elizabeth Street will be closed to through traffic throughout the paving project. Traffic will be detoured along Stevenson Street South, York Road and Victoria Road South. Residents who expect to travel in the area should anticipate delays. Pedestrian access The sidewalk on the north side of… Continue reading Construction notice: Elizabeth Street closed starting May 1


Construction notice: Elizabeth Street lane reduction starting April 29

April 24, 2019

Stevenson Street to Victoria Road South The City will be working with Navacon Construction for curb and gutter installation on Elizabeth Street. Following the curb installation, final paving will be completed. This work will complete the 292 Elizabeth Street Storm Sewer Project that was initiated in 2018. Curb work begins April 29 Curb installations will begin on April 29 and will take approximately two days to complete, weather permitting. Lane reduction on Elizabeth Street expected One lane will be closed to facilitate the installation of the road curb.  Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. Please follow posted signs for safety. Local access will be maintained throughout the project, however, delays should be expected. Pedestrian access The sidewalk on the north side of Elizabeth Street… Continue reading Construction notice: Elizabeth Street lane reduction starting April 29


Construction notice: Newstead Street closed starting April 30

April 24, 2019

Between Speedvale Avenue East and Montgomery Street The City is working with J. G. Goetz Construction Ltd. to undertake private infrastructure work, on behalf of TerraView Homes, to construct and install sewer and water pipes to a new home on Newstead Street. Road closed starting April 30 Construction is expected to begin on or about April 30, and will take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. Newstead Street will be closed to through traffic Newstead Street will be closed to through traffic throughout the project. Local traffic will be permitted along Newstead Street, however, there will be no through access at 14 Newstead Street. Property access and parking All properties in the construction area remain accessible throughout construction. Every effort will be made to… Continue reading Construction notice: Newstead Street closed starting April 30


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


Traffic notice: Zaduk Place traffic calming measures to be installed April 29

April 16, 2019

Between Sweeney Drive and McAlister Boulevard As part of the Kortright Hills subdivision development, traffic calming measures will be installed on Zaduk Place to stop through vehicles and reduce vehicle speeds in the neighbourhood. Speed cushions will be installed between Sweeney Drive and Paddison Crescent. One traffic island will be installed between Paddison Crescent and McCann Street and a second between McCann Street and McAlister Boulevard. On-street parking will be restricted in the area where traffic islands are installed. 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… Continue reading Traffic notice: Zaduk Place traffic calming measures to be installed April 29


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


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