Speedvale Avenue West retaining wall replacement

From Royal Road to Imperial Road North

The City of Guelph is replacing the existing Speedvale Avenue Retaining Wall. The project will include two phases of work. The first phase is to replace utility poles and remove trees. The second phase is to remove the existing retaining wall and build a new one.

Location map

Construction timeline

Construction for both project phases is expected to begin in spring 2022 and be completed by summer 2022.

Phase 1: Utility work, April 2022

The preliminary utility work, including replacing utility poles and removing trees will begin on or about April 4, 2022, and will last approximately two weeks.

Phase 2: Retaining wall, July 2022

Replacement of retaining wall will begin the middle of May and is projected to last two months.

The City recognizes that this will change the look and feel of the space and nearby trail. Every effort will be made to naturalize the space following construction by the end of 2022.

All construction notices, including timing updates and traffic changes, will be posted in the Latest updates section below.

The City of Guelph appreciates your patience and understanding as we complete this important infrastructure project.

For more information

Kyle Gibson, Construction Contract Administrator
Engineering and Transportation Services
519-822-1260 extension 2433
[email protected]