2022 Construction Projects

Current Construction

Wellington Road 22, 2nd Line to Hilltop Blvd
(Town of Erin)

Type of work: Road Construction

Timing: July 11 to October 31, 2022

Impact: A contractor has been hired to complete road construction on Wellington Road 22 between 2nd Line and Hilltop Blvd.

Wellington Road 22 will be closed from 2nd Line to Hilltop Blvd. A detour route is posted, taking the travelling public around the project site. There is access to local traffic only. Delays are expected and the use of an alternate route is recommended.

Detour Route

Wellington Road 45, at Wellington Road 12
(Township of Mapleton)

Type of work: Road Construction

Timing: June 20 to September 30, 2022

Detour Timing: July 4 to September 30, 2022

Impact: A contractor has been hired to complete road construction on Wellington 45 at Wellington Road 12.

The travelling public can expect lane reductions and delays during the last two weeks of June.

A full closure of the road will be in effect from July 4 until September 30, 2022. During the closure, traffic will be re-routed per the detour route.

Detour Route

Wellington Road 50, 7th Line to Wellington Road 125

(Township of Guelph-Eramosa/Town of Erin)

Type of work: Culvert Repair

Timing: September 27-29, 2022

Detour Timing: Daily 6 am to 6 pm

Impact: The County of Wellington will be completing culvert repairs on Wellington Road 50, from 7th Line to Wellington Road 125.

A full closure of the road will be in effect daily 6 am to 6 pm. During the closure, traffic will be re-routed per the detour route.

Detour Route

 

Future Road Construction

Wellington Road 7, Bosworth Bridge (B007028)
(Township of Mapleton)

Type of work: Bridge Rehabilitation 
Wellington Road 17, Creekbank Bridge (B017040) 
(Township of Mapleton/Township of Centre Wellington)
Type of work: Bridge rehabilitation

 

The Wastewater Treatment Plant Project, Town of Erin

Wastewater Treatment Plant

(Town of Erin)

Type of Work: Sewage pumping station and linear works for the wastewater system

Timing: Fall 2022 to Fall 2024

Impact: The Town of Erin is undertaking a project to build a wastewater treatment plant to the Village of Erin and Hillsburgh. During this time, the following County of Wellington roads may be impacted by this work:

  • Trafalgar Road (Wellington Road 24), Hillsburgh
  • Main St (Wellington Road 124), Erin
  • Wellington Road 52, Erin

Who to contact: The public is directed to the Town of Erin if they have any questions regarding this project.

Website: About the Project - Town of Erin | Wastewater 

Phone: (519) 855.4407

Email: communications@erin.ca

FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions - Town of Erin

  

Miscellaneous Road Projects

East Mill Street (Wellington Road 18), Metcalfe St to Melville St
(Township of Centre-Wellington) 

Type of work: Gas main installation

Timing: September 19 to Mid-November, 2022

Impact: Please be advised that Enbridge Gas will installing a new main and service connections on East Mill Street (Wellington Road 18) from Metcalfe St to Melville St. 

Detour Information: There will be a full closure of the Eastbound lane of East Mill Street, from Metcalfe Street to Geddes Street. The road will remain open for Westbound traffic.

Detour Route

Both Eastbound and Westbound lanes will be open to through traffic on weekends.

Queen Street East (Hwy 89), Main Street to Ayrshire Street
(Township of Wellington-North)

Type of work: Road reconstruction

Timing: May 9 to September 30, 2022

Impact: Please be advised that the Township of Wellington-North will be closing Queen Street East in Mount Forest, from Main Street to Ayrshire Street, starting on May 9, 2022. This road closure is expected to continue until September 30, 2022. A signed detour will be in effect during this period.

Wellington Road 11, Conestogo Dam Bridge between 4th Line and Wellington Road 45
(Township of Mapleton)

Type of work: Bridge rehabilitation (Phase 3)

Timing: July to October 28, 2022

Impact: Please be advised that the Grand River Conservation Authority will be performing bridge rehabilitation work on the Conestogo Dam Bridge. There will be a bridge closure July to mid-September, with detour and signage in place for the closure. Pedestrian (and bicycle) access to be maintained over bridge when possible.

Wellington Road 50, @ Harris Street Railway Crossing
(Township of Guelph-Eramosa)

Type of Work: Railway crossing repairs and asphalt resurfacing

Timing: Weekend of July 22 until July 25, 2022

Impact: Construction is now complete and the road is open.

Wellington Road 52, from 9th Line to 10th Line
(Town of Erin)

Type of Work: Watermain Installation

Timing: July 18 to October 31, 2022

Impact: The Town of Erin requires the installation of a watermain for the new Erin Water Resource Recovery Facility. A detour route is posted, taking the travelling public around the project site. There is access to local traffic only and the use of an alternate route is recommended.

Detour Route

 

Shared Road Projects

Arthur Street North, Sandy Hills Road to Floradale Road
(Region of Waterloo/Township of Woolwich/Township of Mapleton)

Type of work: Road reconstruction

Timing: May 30 to August 1, 2022

Impact: Construction is now complete.

Wellington Road 86, Wallenstein
(Region of Waterloo/Township of Wellesley/Township of Mapleton)

Type of work: Road upgrades, project lead by the Region of Waterloo 

Timing: May 9, 2022 continuing through October 2022

Impact: Please be advised that the Region of Waterloo has hired a contractor to complete road reconstruction on Wellington Road 86 (Wallenstein), from 300m West of Hergott Road to 100m East of Listowel Road.

The placement of surface asphalt will commence between September 26 and September 30, 2022 (weather permitting) for 4 consecutive shifts. There will be traffic disruptions and limited access on Line 86 in the project area for these 4 days, from 7 am through 7 pm.

Although access to businesses and residences will be maintained to the greatest extent possible during this construction, it is recommended that local traffic avoid the use of the road during the paving operation.

Information, project updates and site/detour maps are posted on regionofwaterloo.ca; search for Construction and Road Closures.

Wellington Road 5, Wellington Road 123 to Lett St
(Town of Minto) 

Type of work: Road reconstruction, project lead by the Town of Minto

Timing: July 4 to October 2022

Impact: The Town of Minto will be proceeding with the reconstruction of Whites Road (Wellington Road 5) between Main Street East and Lett Street and Dufferin Street between Whites Road (Wellington Road 5) and Brunswick Street in Palmerston.

Construction will be commencing the week of July 4, 2022 and will continue through to the end of October 2022.

Whites Road (Wellington Road 5) and Dufferin Street will be closed to through traffic during the construction period. Local access will also be interrupted at various times during this period.

Access will be maintained to Palmerston and District Hospital at all times and will be indicated along the detour route.

Phase 3 Detour Information: September 19, 2022 for approximately 2-3 weeks

D-1: Hospital and clinic traffic

D-2: All traffic leaving the hospital and clinic

D-3: All traffic approaching White Road from the north (Harriston)

D-4: All traffic traveling north from Palmerston to Harriston

D-1 and D-2 Detour Route 

D-3 and D-4 Detour Route

 

 

Completed Construction Projects

Pavement Overlay & Patch Work
@ Various Locations throughout Wellington County

Type of Work: Pavement Overlay and Patch Work

Timing: May and June 2022

Impact: Construction is now complete.

Pavement Overlay Map of Locations

Wellington Road 7, Hwy 6 to Wellington Road 51 and Marden Creek Bridge (B007071)
(Township of Guelph-Eramosa)

Type of Work: Asphalt resurfacing and bridge rehabilitation

Timing: May to September 16, 2022

Impact: Construction is now complete and the road is open.

Wellington Road 12, Culvert C120127 at Weber Drain
(Township of Mapleton)

Type of Work: Culvert replacement

Timing: June 13 - 24, 2022

Impact: Construction is now complete and the road is open.

Wellington Road 16, Penfold Bridge (B016038)
(Township of Centre Wellington)

Type of Work: Bridge rehabilitation

Timing: May 24 - September 16, 2022

Impact: Construction is now complete and the road is open.

Wellington Road 29, south of Wellington Road 124
(Township of Guelph-Eramosa)

Type of work: Culvert Replacement

Timing: August 10, 2022 - 7am until 6pm

Impact: Construction is now complete and the road is open.

Wellington Road 38, City of Guelph to Hwy 6
(Township of Guelph-Eramosa) 

Type of work: Asphalt resurfacing 

Timing: July 4 to September 16, 2022

Impact: Construction is now complete and the road is open.

Wellington Road 50, Wellington Road 24 to 5th Line
(Town of Erin)

Type of Work: Surface Paving

Timing: May 31 - June 30, 2022

Impact: Construction is now complete.

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