Alma Trunk Sanitary Sewer reconstruction

Waterloo Avenue to Willow Road

The City is doing a design and reconstruction project along the Alma Trunk Sanitary Sewer between Waterloo Avenue and Willow Road, including work on Hearn Avenue, Inkerman Street and Alma Street North.

Phase 1: Hearn Avenue and Inkerman Street reconstruction – 2023

Phase 1 includes work from Waterloo Avenue to Alma Street.

During this phase we are reconstructing the sanitary sewer on Hearn Avenue and Inkerman Street. Work also includes replacing the existing watermain and storm sewer, and reconstructing the curbs, asphalt and sidewalk.

Construction timeline for Phase 1

Construction for phase 1 will begin in Spring 2023 and is expected to be completed by the end of 2023.

Construction impacts for Phase 1

Hearn Street and a portion of  Inkerman Street will be closed during construction. Local traffic access will be maintained with minor short-term interruptions.

Waterloo Avenue will have some minor service interruptions as underground utilities are connected within the intersection of Hearn and Waterloo.

Phase 2: Alma Street North between Inkerman and Omar Street – 2024

During this phase we will reconstruct the sanitary sewer on Alma Street North between Inkerman and Omar street, including replacing the existing watermain and storm sewer, and reconstructing the curbs, asphalt and sidewalk.

Construction timeline for Phase 2

Construction is expected to begin in Spring 2024 and be complete by the end of 2024.

Construction impacts for Phase 2

Alma Street North will be closed from Inkerman Street to Omar Street during construction. Local traffic access will be maintained with minor short-term interruptions.

Railway service will be maintained throughout construction.

Phase 3: Alma Street North between Omar and Mercer street – 2025

During this phase, we will reconstruct the sanitary sewer on Alma Street North between Omar and Mercer street, including replacing the existing watermain and storm sewer, and reconstructing the curbs, asphalt and sidewalk.

This phase of the project is pending budget approval in the 2024 Capital Budget.

Phase 4: Alma Street North between Mercer and Willow Road – 2026

During this phase we will work to reconstruct the sanitary sewer on Alma Street North between Mercer Street and Willow Road, including replacing the existing watermain and storm sewer, and reconstructing the curbs, asphalt and sidewalk.

This phase of the project is pending budget approval in the 2025 Capital Budget.

For more information

Andrew Miller, Project Engineer
Engineering and Transportation Services
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 3608
[email protected]