2020 Construction Projects

Road Construction

2020 Construction Location Map

Wellington Road 34, Wellington Road 46 (Brock Road) to Victoria Road South

(Township of Puslinch)

Type of Work: Roundabout construction

Timing:  September 8 to 27, 2020

Impact:  This project consists of road works related to the roundabout construction at Wellington Road 34 and Wellington Road 46 (Brock Road).  There will be a road closure with emergency access only.  Information signs are posted at the project site for the travelling public.  The detour route includes Wellington Road 46 (Brock Road), Maltby Road, and Victoria Road South.

Wellington Road 34, Wellington Road 46 (Brock Road) to Concession Road 7

(Township of Puslinch)

Type of Work: Roundabout construction

Timing: June 22 to July 10, 2020

Impact:  The road is now open and construction is complete.

Wellington Road 46 (Brock Road), McLean Road to Wellington Road 34

(Township of Puslinch)

Type of Work: Road reconstruction (Phase II)

Timing: March to September, 2020

Impact:  Construction of Phase II will include the continuation of the reconstruction of Wellington Road 46 (Brock Road) from Cockburn Street to approximately 300m north of Wellington Road 34 including the new roundabout at Wellington Road 34. 

Wellington Road 46 will be reduced to two lanes of traffic during road reconstruction.  There will be restricted access between Wellington Road 46 and Wellington Road 34.  Information signs are posted at the construction site for the travelling public.

There will be traffic delays and the use of an alternate route is recommended.

Wellington Road 50, Fifth Line to Wellington Road 24

(Town of Erin)

Type of Work: Road reconstruction

Timing: June 22 to September 30, 2020

Impact:  This project consists of road reconstruction including culvert repairs on Wellington Road 50 from Fifth Line to Wellington Road 24.  The road is closed and there is no through access.  Information signs are posted at the project site for the travelling public.  The detour route includes Wellington Roads 125, 124, and 24.

Bridge and Culvert Construction

Wellington Road 21, Badley Bridge B021057

(Township of Centre Wellington)

Type of Work: Bridge replacement

Timing: January 6, 2020 to December, 2020

Impact:  This project consists of the replacement of the Badley Bridge, as well as road reconstruction of Metcalfe Street from East Mill Street to High Street.  The road work is in partnership with the Township of Centre Wellington.  Badley Bridge is now closed for the existing structure removal and will be reopened in December, 2020.  There will be no impact to school buses or garbage and recycling and emergency services will be accommodated; however, there will be no access across the bridge as of January 6, 2020.  

There are two detour routes in place during this bridge replacement.  The commercial truck detour route utilizes Wellington Road 7, Wellington Road 18/Woolwich Street, and Metcalfe Street.  The passenger car detour route utilizes Wellington Road 7, David Street West, Geddes Street, and Metcalfe Street.  These detour routes are posted taking the travelling public around the project site.  Information signs are also posted. 

In addition, temporary traffic signals are in place at the intersection of Wellington Road 7 and Middlebrook Road/David Street West.  For additional information on this construction project, please click on the "Badley Bridge Construction" tab located under "Construction".

Wellington Road 86, Bridge B086126, Wellington Road 11 to Sideroad 6 (Perth Road 131)

(Township of Mapleton) 

Type of Work: Bridge rehabilitation and road resurfacing

Timing: June 15 to October, 2020

Impact:  This project consists of bridge rehabilitation and road resurfacing on Wellington Road 86 from Wellington Road 11 to Sideroad 6 (Perth Road 131) starting on June 15 until October, 2020.  Information signs are posted at the construction site for the travelling public.  Please note there is no road closure; however, Wellington Road 86 is reduced to one lane across the bridge.  This lane restriction remains in place until the end of September.  Traffic delays are expected.  The use of an alternate route is recommended.  

Wellington Road 5, C050780, Wellington Road 123 to 3rd Line

(Town of Minto)

Type of Work: Culvert rehabilitation

Timing: July 27 to September 18, 2020

Impact:  The road is now open and construction is complete.

Wellington Road 11, C110920, Sixth Line to Eighth Line

(Township of Mapleton)

Type of Work: Culvert rehabilitation

Timing: September 22 to November, 2020

Impact:  This project consists of culvert rehabilitation on Wellington Road 11 from Sixth Line to Eighth Line starting on September 22 to November, 2020.  Please note there is no lane or road closure; however, the odd traffic delay is expected.  

Wellington Road 11, from Wellington Road 86 to Concession 3

(Township of Mapleton)

Type of Work:  Storm sewer crossing installation

Timing: Monday, August 31, 2020 

Impact:  The road is now open and construction is complete.

Wellington Road 14, C140860, Line 2 to Line 4

(Township of Wellington North) 

Type of Work: Culvert replacement

Timing: May 25 to 29, 2020

Impact:  The road is now open and construction is complete.

Wellington Road 16, Wellington Road 19 to Sideroad 15

(Township of Centre Wellington)  

Type of Work: Culvert repair

Timing: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Impact:  The road is now open and construction is complete.

Miscellaneous Road Projects

Wellington Road 11, between 4th Line and Wellington Road 45

(Township of Mapleton)

Type of Work: Downstream rehabilitation at Conestogo Dam

Timing: September 17, 2020 between 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Impact:  MTM-2 Contracting is completing some downstream rehabilitation work at the Conestogo Dam on behalf of the Grand River Conservation Authority.  This work is being completed September 17 between 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.  There is a daily road closure during these days with no through access.  The detour route includes 4th Line, Sideroad 17, and Wellington Road 45. 

Wellington Road 29, from Wellington Road 124 at Highway 7

(Township of Guelph/Eramosa)

Type of Work: Railway track repairs

Timing: September 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm to September 13, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Impact:  Metrolinx is completing railway track repairs on Wellington Road 29, just north of Highway 7.  There is a road closure during this time with a posted detour.  The detour route includes Wellington Road 124, Jones Baseline, and Highway 7.  For additional information on this work, please contact Neil Johnston, Sr. Project Officer, Corridor Maintenance, Track Infrastructure, Metrolinx at 416.202.3623.

Wellington Road 32, from Speedvale Avenue West to Wellington Road 31/Paisley Road

(Township of Guelph/Eramosa)

Type of Work: Railway track repairs

Timing: September 4, 2020 at 10:00 pm to September 7, 2020 at 4:00 am

Impact:  Metrolinx is completing railway track repairs on Wellington Road 32, just south of Speedvale Avenue West.  There is a road closure during this time with a posted detour.  The detour route includes Speedvale Avenue West, Elmira Road, and Wellington Road 31/Paisley Road.  For additional information on this work, please contact Neil Johnston, Sr. Project Officer, Corridor Maintenance, Track Infrastructure, Metrolinx at 416.202.3623.

Wellington Road 124, between Township Road 1 and Wellington Road 32

(Township of Guelph/Eramosa)

Type of Work: Railway track work

Timing: July 28 to July 31, 2020

Impact:  The road is now open and construction is complete.

Road Resurfacing

Wellington Road 14, Tucker Street to 400m North of Sideroad 9

(Township of Wellington North)

Type of Work: Road resurfacing

Timing: June 15 to September, 2020

Impact:  This project consists of road resurfacing on Wellington Road 14 from Tucker Street to Sideroad 9 starting on June 15 until September, 2020.  Information signs are posted at the construction site for the travelling public.  Please note there is no road closure; however, traffic delays are expected.  The use of an alternate route is recommended. 

Wellington Road 44, from Highway 7 to Eramosa-Milton Townline

(Township of Guelph/Eramosa)

Type of Work: Road preservation

Timing: September 14 to September 25, 2020

Impact:  This project involves the installation of the Microsurfacing pavement preservation technique on Wellington Road 44 from Highway 7 to Eramosa-Milton Townline.  Please note there is no road closure; however, traffic delays are expected.  The use of an alternate route is recommended. 

Carry Over Projects 2019

Wellington Road 18 (Geddes/Woolwich Streets), Salem Bridge B018050 

(Township of Centre Wellington)

Type of Work: Bridge replacement and road reconstruction

Timing: May to July, 2020

Impact: Construction is complete.

Wellington Road 50 (Harris Street), Highway 7 to Railway Tracks

(Township of Guelph/Eramosa)

Type of Work: Road reconstruction

Timing: April 20 to August, 2020

Impact:  The road is now open and construction is complete.

 Wellington Road 124, Eramosa River Bridge B124135

(Town of Erin)

Type of Work: Bridge replacement

Timing: current to June, 2020 (Phase II)

Impact: Construction is complete.

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