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Road Openings
Street nameFrom / ToReason / Details
BORDEN AVE N WEBER ST E TO DANE ST Reason: Road Reconstruction
Date: 2019-Jul-22 to 2019-Aug-18
BORDEN AVE N WEBER ST E TO EAST AVE Reason: Road Reconstruction
Date: 2019-Jul-22 to 2019-Aug-18
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New Road Closures
Street nameFrom / ToReason / Details
BELMONT AVE W - Lane Reduced GAGE AVE TO GLASGOW ST Reason: Other
Date: 2019-Aug-19 to 2019-Aug-23
Details: lane reductions separated cycling faciility and line painting operations - some night work
Contact: Faranak Hosseini 519-741-2200 x7665
BLOCK LINE RD - Lane Reduced HOMER WATSON BLVD TO FALLOWFIELD DR Reason: Site Servicing
Date: 2019-Aug-19 to 2019-Aug-23
Details: two way traffic maintained, one lane open
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
CEDAR ST S WEBER ST E TO DUKE ST E Reason: Road Reconstruction
Date: 2019-Aug-19 to 2019-Aug-30
Details: closure for road reconstruction of Weber St E
Contact: Ken Brisbois Region of Waterloo 519-575-4606
GREENBROOK DR - Lane Reduced LAKESIDE DR TO FOREST HILL DR Reason: Sewer Work
Date: 2019-Aug-19 to 2019-Aug-19
Details: 1 day of work flagging operations two way traffic maintained
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
ST GEORGE ST BENTON ST TO QUEEN ST S Reason: Other
Date: 2019-Aug-19 to 2019-Aug-19
Details: one day closure to crane materials onto roof
Contact: Lou Slijepcevic 519-741-2200 ext. 7153
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Existing Road Closures
Street nameFrom / ToReason / Details
ADELAIDE ST BELMONT AVE W TO LAWRENCE AVE Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: road closure road reconstruction
Date: 2019-Jun-05 to 2019-Sep-30
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
AHRENS ST W GUELPH ST TO HARTWOOD AVE Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: road closed - local access only.
Date: 2019-Apr-08 to 2019-Oct-31
Contact: Lou Slijepcevic 519-741-2200 ext. 7153
Benton St - Lane Reduced Courtland Ave E TO St George St Reason: Other (REGION)
Details: Two-way traffic maintained; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone
Date: 2018-Jan-19 to 2019-Dec-31
Contact: Saman Ajamzadeh - 519-575-4557
CEDAR ST N LANCASTER ST E TO WEBER ST E Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: 2 week closure for road reconstruction of Weber St E
Date: 2019-Aug-12 to 2019-Aug-23
Detour: Frederick St to East Ave to Borden Ave
Contact: Ken Brisbois Region of Waterloo 519-575-4606
Alternate contact: Ken Brisbois Region of Waterloo 519-575-4606
CLAREMONT AVE BELMONT AVE W TO AVONDALE AVE Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: closure for Earl St reconstruction
Date: 2019-Jul-08 to 2019-Oct-31
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
DAVID BERGEY DR ACTIVA AVE (Intersection) Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: 3 week cosure
Date: 2019-Jul-29 to 2019-Aug-23
Contact: Lou Slijepcevic 519-741-2200 ext. 7153
Alternate contact: Licinio Costa 519-741-2200 x7132
DUKE ST E PANDORA AVE N TO BETZNER AVE N Reason: Special Event
Details: closures only 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, August 7, Aug 14, Aug 21, Aug 28, 2019
Date: 2019-Jul-10 to 2019-Aug-28
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
DUNHAM AVE FREDERICK ST TO VICTORIA ST N Reason: Road Reconstruction
Date: 2019-Jul-03 to 2019-Nov-30
Contact: Lou Slijepcevic 519-741-2200 ext. 7153
EARL ST ROCK AVE TO UNION BLVD Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: road closed local access only
Date: 2019-Jul-02 to 2019-Oct-31
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
FRANKLIN ST N WEBER ST E TO TRAFALGAR AVE Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: closure for road reconstruction
Date: 2019-Jun-17 to 2019-Dec-02
Detour: via Weber St/King St to Fairway Rd to River Rd to Ottawa St N
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
Alternate contact: Licinio Costa Project Manager 519-741-2200 ext. 7132
Fischer-Hallman Rd - Partially Closed Ottawa St S TO Seabrook Dr Reason: Horticultural (REGION)
Details: Two-way traffic maintained with flagging operation; expect delays; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone.
Date: 2019-May-15 to 2019-Nov-01
Contact: Larry Van Wyck - 519-575-4529
Frederick St - Lane Reduced Edna St TO Dunham Ave Reason: Horticultural (REGION)
Details: Two-way traffic maintained; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone
Date: 2019-May-13 to 2019-Oct-31
Contact: Marc Dompierre - 519-575-4400 ext 8316
GAUKEL ST CHARLES ST W TO HALLS LANE W Reason: Site Servicing
Details: CLOSURE FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT CONSTRUCTION UNTIL DEC 2019
Date: 2018-Aug-20 to 2019-Dec-31
Detour: VIA CHARLES ST TO WATER ST TO KING ST
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
Alternate contact: ZEHR LEVESQUE - ROBEN MAGAR 519-576-2233
GOUDIES LANE ONTARIO ST N TO QUEEN ST N Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: local traffic for parking access only
Date: 2019-Aug-12 to 2019-Oct-10
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
Alternate contact: Will Kinnaird - PM 519-741-2200 x7141
GOUDIES LANE QUEEN ST N TO FREDERICK ST Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: local traffic for parking access only
Date: 2019-Aug-12 to 2019-Oct-10
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
Alternate contact: Will Kinnaird - PM 519-741-2200 x7141
HARTWOOD AVE
(Intersection closure)
AHRENS ST W (Intersection) Reason:  
Date: 2019-Jun-05 to 2019-Sep-30
Contact: Lou Slijepcevic 519-741-2200 ext. 7153
HOFFMAN ST OTTAWA ST S (Intersection) Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: local traffic only - road reconstruction at Ottawa St intersection - no access to Ottawa St
Date: 2019-May-10 to 2019-Oct-10
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
Alternate contact: Larry Van Wyck Project Manager Region of Waterloo 519-575-4529
Highland Rd W - Partially Closed Highland Cres (Intersection) Reason: Horticultural (REGION)
Details: Two-way traffic maintained; expect delays; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone.
Date: 2019-May-13 to 2019-Oct-31
Contact: Marc Dompierre - 519-575-4400 ext 8316
Homer Watson Blvd - Partially Closed Beasley Dr TO Hanson Ave Reason: Other (REGION)
Details: Two-way traffic maintained; expect delays; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone.
Date: 2019-May-23 to 2020-Oct-31
Contact: Justin Armstrong - 519-575-4400 ext 3164
Homer Watson Blvd - Lane Reduced Beasley Dr TO Hanson Ave Reason: Road Reconstruction (REGION)
Details: Two-way traffic maintained; expect delays; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone.
Date: 2019-May-01 to 2019-Oct-31
Contact: Justin Armstrong - 519-575-4400 ext 3164
Homer Watson Blvd N Off to Huron Rd - Lane Reduced Huron Rd TO Homer Watson Blvd Reason: Road Reconstruction (REGION)
Details: Two-way traffic maintained; expect delays; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone.
Date: 2019-Mar-25 to 2019-Nov-30
Contact: Justin Armstrong - 519-575-4400 ext 3164
KEHL ST HOFFMAN ST TO OTTAWA ST S Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: local traffic only - reconstruction of Ottawa St S intersection no access to Ottawa St
Date: 2019-Apr-26 to 2019-Oct-10
Detour: access via Hoffman end only
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
Alternate contact: Larry Van Wyck Regional Project Manager 519-575-4529
KING ST W WATER ST N TO FRANCIS ST N Reason: Site Servicing
Details: road closed for site servicing (3 weeks)
Date: 2019-Aug-13 to 2019-Sep-06
Contact: Lou Slijepcevic 519-741-2200 ext. 7153
Lackner Blvd Ottawa St N TO Ebydale Dr Reason: Road Reconstruction (REGION)
Details: Closed to through traffic; open to businesses and residences; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone.
Date: 2019-Jul-08 to 2019-Oct-31
Detour: Fairway Road to River Road to Ottawa Street
Contact: Andrew Doman - 519-575- 4757 ext 3183 / Email: ADoman@regionofwaterloo
Manitou Dr - Lane Reduced Courtland Ave E TO Bleams Rd Reason: Horticultural (REGION)
Details: Two-way traffic maintained; expect delays; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone.
Date: 2019-May-24 to 2019-Nov-01
Contact: Larry Van Wyck - 519-575-4529
Ottawa St N - Partially Closed Keewatin Ave TO Nottingham Ave Reason: Horticultural (REGION)
Details: Two-way traffic maintained; expect delays; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone.
Date: 2019-May-27 to 2019-Nov-01
Contact: Larry Van Wyck - 519-575-4529
Ottawa St S Bleams Rd TO Windflower Dr Reason: Road Reconstruction (REGION)
Details: Closed to through traffic; open to businesses and residences; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone.
Date: 2019-Jul-16 to 2019-Sep-30
Contact: Kelly Eitel - 519-575-4757 ext 3754
Ottawa St S - Partially Closed Hoffman St TO Imperial Dr Reason: Road Reconstruction (REGION)
Details: Southbound lane closure; northbound traffic maintained; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone.
Date: 2019-Apr-10 to 2019-Oct-04
Contact: Larry Van Wyck - 519-575-4529
PATTANDON AVE OLYMPIC DR TO OTTAWA ST S Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: local traffic only - road reconstruction at Ottawa St intersection - no access to Ottawa St
Date: 2019-May-10 to 2019-Oct-10
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
QUEENS BLVD KELLY DR TO WARREN RD Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: full road closure for road reconstruction
Date: 2019-Jul-17 to 2019-Sep-13
Detour: via Westmount Rd to Highland Rd to Fischer Hallman Rd
Contact: Lou Slijepcevic 519-741-2200 ext. 7153
Alternate contact: John Stevenson PM 519-741-2200 x7694
SANDRA AVE PATRICIA AVE TO BELMONT AVE E Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: road closed
Date: 2019-May-21 to 2019-Oct-30
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
STAUFFER DR CARYNDALE DR TO SOUTH CREEK DR Reason: Other
Details: STAUFFER DR PERMANENTLY CLOSED - ROAD TO BECOME COMMUNITY TRAIL
Date: 2018-May-03 to 2019-Dec-31
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
Alternate contact: BARRY CRONKITE 519-741-2200 X7738
STIRLING AVE S HIGHLAND RD E TO HOMER WATSON BLVD Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: road closure
Date: 2019-Apr-23 to 2019-Nov-29
Detour: Highland to Hoffman to Homer Watson Bl
Contact: Lou Slijepcevic 519-741-2200 ext. 7153
STIRLING LANE PANDORA AVE S TO STIRLING AVE S Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: local traffic to parking /business only
Date: 2019-Aug-12 to 2019-Oct-10
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
Alternate contact: Will Kinnaird PM 519-741-2200 x7141
THIRD AVE KINGSWAY DR TO CONNAUGHT ST Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: road closed - reconstruction
Date: 2019-Jun-21 to 2019-Nov-30
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
VANIER DR KIPLING AVE TO WALTON AVE Reason: Road Reconstruction
Details: road closed local traffic only
Date: 2019-May-24 to 2019-Sep-30
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
Weber St E - Lane Reduced Cameron St N TO Borden Ave N Reason: Road Reconstruction (REGION)
Details: Two-way traffic maintained; expect delays; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone.
Date: 2019-Apr-17 to 2019-Aug-31
Contact: Ken Brisbois - 519-575-4606
Weber St E - Partially Closed Queen St N TO Cameron St N Reason: Road Reconstruction (REGION)
Details: Southbound lane closure; northbound traffic maintained; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone.
Date: 2019-Apr-15 to 2019-Nov-30
Detour: NB single lane maintained SB Detour - Victoria Street N/S to Charles Street W to Stirling Ave S
Contact: Ken Brisbois - 519-575-4606
Weber St W - Partially Closed Victoria St N TO Weber St S Reason: Horticultural (REGION)
Details: Two-way traffic maintained; expect delays; pedestrian traffic maintained around work zone.
Date: 2019-May-13 to 2019-Oct-31
Contact: Marc Dompierre - 519-575-4400 ext 8316
YOUNG ST KING ST W TO DUKE ST W Reason: Other
Details: closure for new development construction
Date: 2019-May-27 to 2019-Dec-31
Detour: access Young St via Duke St end only - open to City Hall parking
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
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Upcoming Road Closures
Street nameFrom / ToReason / Details
ARDELT AVE HANSON AVE TO END Reason: Sewer Work
Start:  Aug 21, 2019
Details: 1 day closure work at #48 local traffic maintained
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
BELMONT AVE W GLASGOW ST TO UNION ST Reason: Special Event
Start:  Sep 13, 2019
Details: closure Sept 13/19 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sept 14/19
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
BRIDGE ST E SCHWEITZER ST TO TAGGE ST Reason: Manhole Work
Start:  Aug 20, 2019
Tentative: Aug 21, 2019
Contact: Lou Slijepcevic 519-741-2200 ext. 7153
DAVID BERGEY DR - Local Access Only ACTIVA AVE TO OTTAWA ST S Reason: Road Reconstruction
Start:  Jul 29, 2019
Tentative: Nov 30, 2019
Contact: Lou Slijepcevic 519-741-2200 ext. 7153
DUKE ST E CAMERON ST N (Intersection) Reason: Special Event
Start:  Sep 14, 2019
Details: intersection of Cameron St at Duke St closure
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
DURHAM ST AMHERST DR TO END Reason: Special Event
Start:  Sep 18, 2019
Details: road closure 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (rain date Sept 19/19)
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
HALLS LANE W - Open GAUKEL ST TO ONTARIO ST N Reason:  
Start:  Details: temporary two way traffic
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
HALLS LANE W ONTARIO ST S TO GAUKEL ST Reason: Other
Start:  Aug 20, 2019
Details: craning material onto roof 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contact: Lou Slijepcevic 519-741-2200 ext. 7153
HICKORY HEIGHTS CRES FOREST HILL DR TO ELM RIDGE DR Reason: Sewer Work
Start:  Aug 22, 2019
Details: one day closure - local traffic only
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
LYDIA ST FREDERICK ST TO BINGEMAN ST Reason: Special Event
Start:  Sep 8, 2019
Details: road closure 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
ONTARIO ST N KING ST W TO DUKE ST W Reason: Other
Start:  Sep 11, 2019
Details: The Museum exhibit loading 1 day closure
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
RUTHERFORD DR FERGUS AVE TO KINZIE AVE Reason: Sewer Work
Start:  Aug 20, 2019
Details: 1 day closure work at #79 local traffic only
Contact: Stephanie Brasseur 519-741-2200 ext. 7373
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