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Road Closures / Construction Projects

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

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


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.

99% Complete
Location/Description: New watermain, storm sewer and road work on Aqueduct Street from Thorold Road to Niagara Street
Activity: Project completed, concrete deficiencies 95% complete, sod & asphalt deficiencies will follow.
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.

90% 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: Grading for memorial park is 90% complete. Top soil & seeding will commence in the spring time after the fill has been left to settle over the winter.

85% Complete
Location/Description: Reconstruction of Fitch St. from 1st Ave to Shotwell St., Somerville Ave., Merritt St. from Somerville Ave. to Shotwell St.
Activity:Merritt St. has been completed. Fitch St. Curb, Sidewalk and Asphalt has been completed. Driveway restorations & Landscaping anticipated to be completed within next month.
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.

60% Complete
Location/Description: Installation of a modular prefabricated Booster Pump Station adjacent to Hunters Pointe Golf Club.
Activity: Site servicing activities completed. Building has been placed on final location and hooked up to new system. Electrical and Brick work to follow this week. Final building commissioning anticipated to begin in roughly 3-4 weeks.

85% Complete
Location/Description: Reinstate various utility cut locations City wide
Activity: Asphalt & Concrete completed for 2019. Final sod reinstatements currently being worked on.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

75% Complete
Location/Description: Road resurfacing at various locations withing the City of Welland
Activity: Road patching program currently being worked on. Anticipated to be completed by end of month.
Traffic /Service Disruption: Road closures anticipated for short durations. One lane of traffic to be maintained whenever possible.

97% 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: Project completed, deficient work currently being worked on. Coventry Road valve completed.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

30% 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: Work currently on Church St., Elgin St., Shotwell St., and Merritt St. ongoing. Contractor has completed watermain, sewer, storm and services for Church, Elgin & shotwell. Currently finishing services on Merritt St. Anticipating to begin Concrete work 2nd week of November
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

95% Complete
Location/Description: 2019 Road Resurfacing program for the following streets:
Gadsby Ave.
Melissa Cres.
Macinnis St.
Greenbriar Crt.
Activity: Greenbriar Court, Gadsby, Melissa e& McInnis is completed. Currently working on rectifying deficiencies for project.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

70% Complete
Location/Description: Reconstruction of Pine Street from Niagara Street to Aqueduct Street.
Activity: Watermain including services completed. Sanitary main and services completed, storm sewer has been completed. Road excavation has been completed. Curbs have been completed. Sidewalk has been completed. Road grading this week. Paving and landscaping to follow.
Traffic /Service Disruption: Road is closed, Contractor will try to maintain one lane of traffic as much as possible.

80% Complete
Location/Description: 2019 Sidewalk Replacement Program (Phase 1), various ramp locations around City.
Activity: All concrete work for Phase 1 program has been completed. Boulevard reinstatements and asphalt reinstatements anticipated to be completed by end of week.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

5% Complete
Location/Description: 2019 Sidewalk Replacement Program (Phase 2), various locations around City.
Activity: Contractor currently working on Harold St. & Park St. walk repair.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

50% Complete
Location/Description: Additional Roads approved by council for Road Resurfacing/Reconstruction. See road list below:
- McNaughton Rd Reconstruction
- Nelles Rd Reconstruction
- Nelles Crt Top Asphalt
- Bishop, McNaughton, Churchill & Nelles Top Asphalt
- Susan St Reconstruction
- Stefanie Cres Reconstruction
- Pinehurst Dr Reconstruction
- Shaw St Reconstruction
- Robert St Reconstruction
- Westwood Cres Reconstruction
- Dorothy Rd, Evan St, Margery Rd & River Road Top Asphalt
Activity: Dorothy, Evan, Margery River Rd. - Top asphalt complete
McNaughton Rd - Completed
Nelles Rd - Construction ongoing (landscaping remaining)
Stefanie Cres - Construction (pending top coat in a couple weeks)
Pinehurst Dr - Construction ongoing (Concrete complete, road ex complete, asphalt this week pending weather)
Robert St. - Construction ongoing (Road Ex, Sidewalk & Curb complete, asphalt this week pending weather)
Bishop, McNaughton, Nelles, Churchill - Complete
Westwood - Construction ongoing (sidewalk completed, road ex. ongoing, curb next two weeks)
Susan St - Commencement this week pending weather
Traffic /Service Disruption: Roads are closed, Contractor will try to maintain one lane of traffic as much as possible.

0% Complete
Location/Description: Watermain replacement & new sidewalk installation on Woodlawn Rd between South Pelham Rd. and Clare Ave. New storm collection system will be installed in place of existing ditch system.
Activity: Pre-Construction meeting completed, timeline pending locates & fall weather.