Current Public construction projects

Public works projects in The Ward

This page will be updated as new public works projects such as street rebuilds or other infrastructure work start up and current ones are completed.

Construction on Neeve Street at Ontario
Construction on Neeve Street at Ontario. June 2017

Stevenson Street South at Alice Street closed to through traffic starting April 21

Project webpage

Stevenson Street South will be closed from Elizabeth Street to York Road to through traffic during the project. Only local access will be permitted.

The intersection of Alice Street and Stevenson Street will be completely closed. No vehicles will be able to pass this area as there will be an open excavation in the road. Vehicles will not be able to turn left or right onto Stevenson Street from Alice Street.

UPDATED: Manitoba Street reconstruction

Manitoba and Arthur Streets closed to traffic

During construction, Manitoba Street will be closed to all through traffic between Huron Street to Ontario Street. Arthur Street will also be closed from Ontario Street to Alice Street to all through traffic.

Sections of Huron Street and Ontario Street will be closed briefly during construction period.

Project webpage

This project will reconstruct Manitoba Street from Ontario Street to Huron Street. Work includes the installation of sanitary and storm sewer pipes, water pipes, curb, gutter and sidewalks, and final repaving.

Construction will start on or about Monday, May 10 and take until late September to complete, weather permitting.

Manitoba Street will be closed from Ontario Street to Huron Street in both directions with limited local access. There will be no on-street parking during the project.

UPDATED: Section of Stevenson Street North closed starting September 2020

Project webpage

Although outside the Ward, this will effect traffic flows through the neighborhood, and ,may result in more traffic on side streets. The work includes the replacement of water mains, storm sewers and sanitary sewers, as well as installation of new sidewalks, curb and asphalt.

The work is expected to start on or about Monday, September 28, 2020 and will continue through the winter to late June 2021.

York Road and Stevenson Street South

Construction schedule updated March 25, 2021 Phase 2: construction is under way

Project webpage

  • March 29 to end of October 2021: York Road will be closed between Ontario Street and Brockville Avenue.
  • Week of April 26 to late May 2021: Stevenson Street South will be closed at Alice Street.

To accommodate the replacement of the underground water and sewer pipes, York Road will be closed from Ontario Street to Stevenson Street in both directions with limited local access.

Guelph Today article: Section of York Road to be closed to through traffic for 10 months