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Road Closures / Construction Projects

Construction project’s activity and road closures can be found on this page.
Road Closures:

PUBLIC INFORMATION OF ROAD CLOSURES DURING THE WELLAND ROSE FESTIVAL DANCE

This is to notify residents of a temporary closure of Cross Street from East Main Street to Boardwalk. The closure will be in effect from Friday 21, 2019 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Emergency Services will have access.

The detour route will utilize Dorothy Street, and Courthouse Lane. For any questions regarding the above please contact Mark Slade at (905) 735-1700 x 2212.

Traffic and Parking Operations

Road detour for WRF Dance

PUBLIC INFORMATION OF ROAD CLOSURES DURING THE WELLAND ROSE FESTIVAL

This is to notify residents of a temporary closure of King Street from Regent Street to Division Street. Residents on Avenue Place will have access only. The closure will be in effect from Saturday June 22, 2019 8:00a.m. to Sunday, June 23, 2019 8:00pm. Emergency Services will have access.

The detour route will utilize West Main Street, Hellems Avenue, Lincoln Street and Prince Charles Drive. For any questions regarding the above please contact Mark Slade at (905) 735-1700 x 2212.

Traffic and Parking Operations

Road detour - Welland Rose Festival

PUBLIC INFORMATION OF ROAD CLOSURES DURING THE WELLAND ROSE FESTIVAL PARADE

This is to notify residents of a temporary closure of King Street to East Main Street to River Road for the Welland Rose Festival. All roads that intersect with King Street from Fourth Street to East Main Street will be closed. The closure will be in effect from 12:00p.m. to 3:00p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Emergency Services will have access.

The detour route will utilize Crowland Avenue/Southworth Street, Ontario Road, and Prince Charles Drive. For any questions regarding the above please contact Mark Slade at (905) 735-1700 x 2212.

Traffic and Parking Operations

Road detour

This is to notify residents of a temporary ROAD CLOSURE for the Multisport Rose City Triathlon. The Road Closure is on June 23, 2019 from 7:30 am to 12:00 Canal Bank Street from Ontario Road to Highway 58A. Emergency Services will have access at all times.

Detour will include Highway 58A to Humberstone Road to Southworth Street to Ontario Road and Regional Road (54) Prince Charles Drive.

Road detour

Triathlon routes:

June 22

June 23

This is to notify the public of a road closure of the Forks Road Bridge. This closure is require for public safety. The bridge will be closed November 2, 2018 and remain closed until further notice. The bridge will remain open to pedestrian traffic only at all times. EMERGENGY SERVICES WILL NOT HAVE ACCESS. The detour will utilize Highway 58, Highway 58A and Canal Bank Street. For more details, read the media release.

For any questions regarding the above please contact Mark Slade at 905 735 1700 ex 2212. Traffic and Parking Operations

Road detour Forks Road

This is a public notice of a ROAD CLOSURE on Fitch Street from First Avenue to Shotwell Street. This closure is required for Municipal Service Improvements. The project will start September 24th, 2018 and is anticipated to be completed June 2019.

Detour will include the following roadways; First Avenue, Laughlin Avenue, Edgar Street, and Church Street.

For any questions regarding the above please contact Louis Condotta at (905) 684-1447.

Road detour Fitch Street


Construction Activity for Municipal Subdivisions and Niagara Region Projects:

60% Complete
Location/Description: To install inside servicing in subdivision and servicing on Memorial Park Drive.
Activity: Base Roadways complete. Building permits have been issued.Silvergate Homes building. Memorial Park Drive complete with the exception of top asphalt tentatively scheduled for 2020.

25% Complete
Location/Description: Servicing for new subdivision off Clare Avenue near Fitch Street Phases 1-4
Activity: Internal roads base asphalt for phase 1, 2 & 3 are being issued. Building permits have been obtained. Houses being built.

60% Complete
Location/Description: Servicing for new subdivision off North Valley Drive near the intersection of Vanjo Dr and Clare Ave
Activity: Roadway complete subdivision registered. Building permits available. Building on going.

60% Complete
Location/Description: Servicing for new subdivision bounded by Webber Road, South Pelham Road and Gaiser Road
Activity: Phases 3-6 complete. Building permits are now available. Building in progress.

0% Complete
Location/Description: North West corner of Webber Road and South Pelham Road
Activity: Property has been sold by Silvestri Investments to Capital Homes.

90% Complete
Location/Description: New watermain, storm sewer and road work on Aqueduct Street from Thorold Road to Niagara Street
Activity: Watermain & servicing completed. Curb & sidewalk complete. Road base asphalt completed. Driveway apron base and top asphalt completed. Sod restoration expected to commence June 24th, 2019.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

60% Complete
Location/Description: 40 McCabe St former recreational centre. Bounded by McCabe and Bradley
Activity: Primary Servicing complete. Base roads for McCabe and Bradley complete. Building commencing.


Location/Description: North East Corner of South Pelham Road and Webber Road. New Seniors care facility and row of townhouses on site.
Activity: First submission for approval.

50% Complete
Location/Description: Phase 1 of Memorial Park redevelopment. Current work, scheduled for fall 2018, will include the draining and filling of the existing pond along with site grading and the creation of a drainage swale. The work will also include the creation of a ground rink for winter skating.
Activity: Completion of pond filling to commence Spring 2019 once the ground has firmed up from the rain and snowpack thaw.

65% Complete
Location/Description: Reconstruction of Fitch St. from 1st Ave to Shotwell St., Somerville Ave., Merritt St. from Somerville Ave. to Shotwell St.
Activity:Sanitary, Storm & Watermain completed on Fitch St. from Shotwell St. to First Ave. Watermain servicing and final tie in completed. Asphalt, Concrete and Sod restoration anticipated to commence April 2019. Merritt St. Storm, Sanitary and Sanitary services completed from Somerville Ave. to Fell St. Watermain servicing and final tie in completed. Concrete & paving on Merritt St. has been completed, final restoration of Merritt anticipated to begin within the next two weeks. Gas main activities on Fitch street currently ongoing, current schedule from Enbridge is June 26th completion. O'Hara will commence final restoration activities on Fitch beginning of July pending Enbridge completion.
Traffic /Service Disruption: Road is closed, Contractor will try to maintain one lane of traffic as much as possible. Note that paving activities scheduled for this week and full road closure with no access may be required.

5% Complete
Location/Description: Installation of a modular prefabricated Booster Pump Station adjacent to Hunters Pointe Golf Club.
Activity: Site servicing activities ongoing, 525mm storm system installed. Water shutdown to Hunters Pointe Residence anticipated for one day in mid July 2019, roughly 8 hour shutdown for inline valve chamber installation. Further information to come.

55% Complete
Location/Description: Reinstate various utility cut locations City wide
Activity: Contractor working on Asphalt road patching and concrete throughout city. Sod restoration at Concrete location currently ongoing.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

0% Complete
Location/Description: Road resurfacing at various locations withing the City of Welland
Activity: Pre-Construction Meeting has been completed, contractor has indicated a tentative start date of the end of July 2019.
Traffic /Service Disruption: Road closures anticipated for short durations. One lane of traffic to be maintained whenever possible.

45% Complete
Location/Description: Existing watermain to be replaced on the following Streets: Corvette Street from Coventry Road to Southworth Street North, Hennepin Avenue from Southworth Street North to limit, Calais Street from Roosevelt Avenue to Southworth Street North, Fleet Street from Roosevelt Avenue to Southworth Street North, Navy Street from Roosevelt Avenue to Southworth Street North & Coventry Road from Simpson Street to Bemus Park Limit.
Activity: Main line installations have been completed on all streets for project. Commissioning process complete on all streets. Services completed on Calais, Corvette and Navy St. Remainder of services anticipated to completed by weeks end on Hennepin & Fleet. Coventry Rd tie in expected Wed/Thurs this week. Concrete restoration has commenced at various locations.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

85% Complete
Location/Description: Demolition contract for the Forks Road Bridge.
Activity: Construction ongoing. Centre span and east span of bridge has been removed. Currently working on west bank span demolition and cleanup. Remainder of construction anticipated to be completed by 1st week of July. Barn swallow house construction commencing this week on east bank.
Traffic /Service Disruption: Forks road bridge will be closed. Contractor will maintain one lane of traffic on all adjacent roadways.

0% Complete
Location/Description: Reconstruction of Church St. from Niagara St. to Chippawa Park, Fell St. from Merritt St. to Church St., Highland Gardens from East Limit to Chippawa Park, Shotwell St. from Fitch St. to Church St., Elgin St. from Niagara St. to Shotwell St. and Merritt St. from Niagara St. to Fell St.
Activity: Tender has closed and awarded to Provincial Construction. Anticipated to commence construction summer 2019 pending MOE approvals.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

0% Complete
Location/Description: 2019 Road Resurfacing program for the following streets:
Gadsby Ave.
Melissa Cres.
Macinnis St.
Greenbriar Crt.
Activity: Tender has closed and approved by council. Pre-Construction meeting has been scheduled for this week.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

0% Complete
Location/Description: Reconstruction of Pine Street from Niagara Street to Aqueduct Street.
Activity: Tender has closed and awaiting council approval.
Traffic /Service Disruption: Road is closed, Contractor will try to maintain one lane of traffic as much as possible.

0% Complete
Location/Description: Lot servicing contract for the industrial sub-division that will be going in on Downs Drive and River Road.
Activity: Tender has closed and awaiting council approval.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

0% Complete
Location/Description: 2019 Sidewalk Replacement Program, various locations around City.
Activity: Currently out for tender.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.