City of Kitchener

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ROAD CLOSURES

STREET NAME

FROM/TO

REASON/DURATION

ROAD OPENING
Fischer-Hallman Road - Lane Reduced Ottawa Street TO Rockwood Road Utility Work (REGION)
 
Fischer-Hallman Road - Lane Reduced Ottawa Street TO Westmount Road/Max Becker Drive Other (REGION)
 
Manitou Drive - Lane Reduced Bleams Road TO Homer Watson Boulevard Sewer Work (REGION)
 
NEW ROAD CLOSURE
Bloomingdale Street - Lane Reduced Prince Street TO Stanley Avenue Utility Work (REGION)
Date:2017-May-01 to 2017-May-12
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
Contact: Nora Fleming - 519-575-4757 ext 3312
 
Courtland Avenue - Lane Reduced Hillmount Street TO Shelley Drive ION Construction Work (REGION)
Date:2017-Apr-26 to 2017-May-05
Duration: TIME CHANGE. Daily between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
Contact: ION Telephone Line - 1-844-625-1010 - email - connect@rideion.ca
 
Courtland Avenue - Lane Reduced Shelley Drive TO Siebert Avenue Utility Work (REGION)
Date:2017-May-01 to 2017-May-02
Duration: Daily between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
Contact: Nora Fleming - 519-575-4757 ext 3312
 
SOUTH DR - Local Access Only PERTH RD TO BELMONT AVE E Sewer Work
Date:2017-May-01 to 2017-May-02
Duration: 1 day closure
 
EXISTING ROAD CLOSURE
ABERDEEN RD CLAREMONT AVE TO GLASGOW ST Road Reconstruction
Tentative: Jun 16, 2017
 
BELMONT AVE W VICTORIA ST S TO HIGHLAND RD W Road Reconstruction
Tentative: Nov 30, 2017
via Lawrence Avenue
BINSCARTH RD BARCLAY AVE TO PLEASANT AVE Road Reconstruction
Tentative: Aug 4, 2017
 
Bleams Road - Lane Reduced Century Hill Road TO Fallowfield Drive/Bullock Street Utility Work (REGION)
Tentative: May 5, 2017
 
Borden Avenue - Lane Reduced Charles Street TO Grenville Avenue ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Apr 30, 2017
 
CONNAUGHT ST - Local Access Only THIRD AVE TO FOURTH AVE Road Reconstruction
Tentative: Jun 1, 2017
 
Charles Street - Lane Reduced Victoria Street TO Ottawa Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Apr 30, 2017
 
Courtland Avenue - Lane Reduced Hayward Avenue TO Manitou Drive ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Apr 30, 2017
 
Duke Street - Lane Reduced Francis Street TO Frederick Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Apr 30, 2017
 
Duke Street Queen Street TO Ontario Street Utility Work (REGION)
Tentative: May 26, 2017
 
Fairway Road - Lane Reduced Lackner Boulevard/Fairway Crescent TO Pebblecreek Drive/Upper Mercer Street Road Construction (REGION)
Tentative: May 17, 2017
 
Fischer-Hallman Road - Lane Reduced Activa Avenue TO Cotton Grass Street Site Servicing (REGION)
Tentative: May 2, 2017
 
Francis Street - Lane Reduced Duke Street TO King Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Apr 30, 2017
 
GUELPH ST - Local Access Only MARGARET AVE TO ST VINCENT ST Road Reconstruction
Tentative: Dec 1, 2017
 
HALLS LANE E QUEEN ST S TO EBY ST S Road Resurfacing
Tentative: Jun 18, 2017
 
HALLS LANE W FRANCIS ST S TO QUEEN ST S Road Resurfacing
Tentative: Jun 18, 2017
 
HUGO CRES - Local Access Only HEIMAN ST TO HUGO CRES Road Reconstruction
Tentative: Jul 1, 2017
 
Hayward Avenue - Lane Reduced Hanson Avenue TO Courtland Avenue ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Apr 30, 2017
 
Homer Watson Boulevard - Lane Reduced Hanson Avenue TO Hoffman Street Road Reconstruction (REGION)
Tentative: Oct 31, 2017
 
KARN ST LAWRENCE AVE TO WESTMOUNT RD W Road Reconstruction
Tentative: Oct 31, 2017
 
KEHL ST - Local Access Only OTTAWA ST S TO HEIMAN ST Road Reconstruction
Tentative: Dec 1, 2017
 
KRUG ST - Lane Reduced BECKER ST TO DUMFRIES AVE Utility Work
Tentative: Apr 30, 2017
 
King Street Breithaupt Street TO Victoria Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: May 2, 2017
Detour via: Union Street, Weber Street, Victoria Street
King Street Ottawa Street TO Jackson Avenue Road Resurfacing (REGION)
Tentative: Jul 31, 2017
Southbound via: Ottawa Street, Weber Street, Montgomery Road, Northbound via: Montgomery Road, Weber Street, Ottawa Street
King Street - Lane Reduced Union Street TO Francis Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Apr 30, 2017
 
King Street Wellington Street TO Breithaupt Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: May 3, 2017
Detour via: Union Street, Weber Street, Victoria Street
Lackner Boulevard - Lane Reduced Daimler Drive TO Fairway Road Road Construction (REGION)
Tentative: May 17, 2017
 
MEADOW WOODS CRES ROLLING MEADOWS DR TO DRIFTWOOD DR Road Resurfacing
Tentative: Apr 30, 2017
 
New Dundee Road - Lane Reduced Fischer-Hallman Road TO Cameron Road/Reidel Drive Road Resurfacing (REGION)
Tentative: Oct 31, 2017
 
Ottawa Street - Lane Reduced Charles Street TO Mill Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: May 5, 2017
 
Ottawa Street - Lane Reduced River Road TO Highway 7 Utility Work (REGION)
Tentative: May 17, 2017
 
Ottawa Street - Lane Reduced River Road TO Hwy 7 On Ramps Utility Work (REGION)
Tentative: Apr 30, 2017
 
PLEASANT AVE GLEN RD TO QUEENS BLVD Road Reconstruction
Tentative: Aug 4, 2017
 
PRESTON ST CHARLES ST E TO KING ST E Road Reconstruction
Tentative: Jun 22, 2017
 
SHELDON AVE N FAIRMOUNT RD TO END Road Reconstruction
Tentative: May 31, 2017
 
SHELDON AVE N RANDERSON AVE TO KING ST E Road Reconstruction
Tentative: Jun 22, 2017
 
SHELDON AVE S CHARLES ST E TO KING ST E Road Reconstruction
Tentative: Jun 22, 2017
 
STAUFFER DR CARYNDALE DR TO SOUTH CREEK DR Other
Tentative: May 5, 2017
 
SYDNEY ST N RANDERSON AVE TO KING ST E Road Reconstruction
Tentative: Jun 22, 2017
 
SYDNEY ST S CHARLES ST E TO KING ST E Road Reconstruction
Tentative: Jun 22, 2017
 
TIMBERLANE CRES ROLLING MEADOWS DR (Intersection) Road Resurfacing
Tentative: Apr 30, 2017
 
Victoria Street - Lane Reduced Bruce Street TO Edna Street Utility Work (REGION)
Tentative: May 31, 2017
 
Victoria Street - Lane Reduced Duke Street TO Charles Street ION Construction Work (REGION)
Tentative: Apr 30, 2017
 
WATERLOO ST BREITHAUPT ST TO VICTORIA ST N Other
Tentative: Dec 31, 2017
 
WESTHEIGHTS DR - Lane Reduced HIGHLAND RD W (Intersection) Road Resurfacing
Tentative: Jun 30, 2017
 
Weber Street - Lane Reduced College Street TO Union Street Road Construction (REGION)
Tentative: Jun 30, 2017
 
UPCOMING ROAD CLOSURE
ALPINE RD OTTAWA ST S TO FLINT DR Road Reconstruction
Start:  May 22, 2017
Duration: right turns ONLY permitted from NB Ottawa St - business access only - all are tentative dates
via Strasburg Rd to Block Line Rd
Benton Street - Lane Reduced Charles Street TO Church Street Utility Work (REGION)
Start:  May 1, 2017
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
Borden Avenue - Lane Reduced Charles Street TO Courtland Avenue ION Construction Work (REGION)
Start:  May 1, 2017
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
Charles Street - Lane Reduced Benton Street TO Borden Avenue ION Construction Work (REGION)
Start:  May 1, 2017
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
Courtland Avenue - Lane Reduced Manitou Drive TO Balzer Road Road Construction (REGION)
Start:  May 1, 2017
Duration: Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
DIEPPE AVE - Local Access Only BLUCHER ST TO WILHELM ST Sewer Work
Start:  May 3, 2017
Duration: 1 day closure
 
FOURTH AVE - Local Access Only CONNAUGHT ST TO KINGSWAY DR Road Reconstruction
Start:  Jun 1, 2017
Duration: Stage 2 (from Connaught St. to mid block)
 
Fischer-Hallman Road - Lane Reduced McGarry Drive TO Greenbrook Drive/Highway 7/8 WB Ramp Utility Work (REGION)
Start:  May 2, 2017
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
Fischer-Hallman Road - Lane Reduced Victoria Street TO Bankside Drive Utility Work (REGION)
Start:  May 2, 2017
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
Highland Road - Lane Reduced Queen Street TO Highland Crescent Utility Work (REGION)
Start:  May 8, 2017
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
KRUG ST BECKER ST TO DUMFRIES AVE Road Reconstruction
Start:  May 1, 2017
Duration: Krug St road reconstruction
via Dumfries Ave - Frederick St to River Rd
King Street - Lane Reduced Fairway Road TO River Road Utility Work (REGION)
Start:  May 23, 2017
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
King Street - Lane Reduced Gateway Park Drive TO Highway 401 Engineering Study (REGION)
Start:  May 16, 2017
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Expect delays. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
LORNE AVE - Local Access Only HEIMAN ST TO STIRLING AVE S Road Reconstruction
Start:  Jun 1, 2017
Duration: Stage 2 (from Heiman St. to North of Gottscheer Crt.)
 
Lancaster Street - Lane Reduced Breithaupt Street TO Victoria Street Engineering Study (REGION)
Start:  May 9, 2017
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Expect delays. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
MANCHESTER RD ELKINGTON DR TO RIVER RD E Water Repair
Start:  May 2, 2017
Duration: 1 day closure
 
Ottawa Street - Lane Reduced McKenzie Avenue TO Highway 7 Eastbound Off Ramp Utility Work (REGION)
Start:  May 1, 2017
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
Victoria Street - Lane Reduced Belmont Avenue TO Lawrence Avenue Utility Work (REGION)
Start:  May 8, 2017
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
Victoria Street - Lane Reduced Edna Street TO Bruce Street Sewer Work (REGION)
Start:  Jun 30, 2017
Duration: Starting on June 30 at 9 a.m. until approx. 3 p.m. on Oct. 9. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Expect delays. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
Victoria Street - Lane Reduced Vicmount Drive TO Westmount Road Utility Work (REGION)
Start:  May 2, 2017
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
Westmount Road - Lane Reduced Overlea Drive TO Queen's Boulevard Utility Work (REGION)
Start:  May 2, 2017
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
Westmount Road - Lane Reduced Westwood Drive TO Gage Avenue Utility Work (REGION)
Start:  May 2, 2017
Duration: Daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Pedestrian traffic will be maintained around the work zone.
 
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For inquiries regarding road closures, please contact Stephanie Brasseur at 519-741-2200 x 7373 (Transportation Planning).

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