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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 to the public of a temporary closure of Hellems Avenue from East Main Street to Division Street for the Zombie Walk event. The closure will be in effect from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Emergency Service will have access.

The detour route will utilize Cross Street, and Division Street.

For any questions regarding the above please contact Mark Slade at (905) 735-1700 x 2212.

map for Zombie Walk

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, contractor working on rectifying deficient work throughout fall.
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.

75% 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: Pond is filled, preliminary swale is cut. Final restoration anticipated to be completed within the next month or so.

80% 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 and Asphalt has been completed. Sidewalk and boulevard reinstatements currently ongoing.
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.

45% Complete
Location/Description: Installation of a modular prefabricated Booster Pump Station adjacent to Hunters Pointe Golf Club.
Activity: Site servicing activities completed. Building slab completed. Booster Pumping Station on site and currently undergoing water testing prior to final installation.

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.

55% Complete
Location/Description: Road resurfacing at various locations withing the City of Welland
Activity: Road patching program currently ongoing. Anticipated to run the course of approximately 1 month.
Traffic /Service Disruption: Road closures anticipated for short durations. One lane of traffic to be maintained whenever possible.

95% 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. One valve replacement on Coventry road is anticipated to be completed within the next month pending utility locates.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

15% 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 all dry pipe watermain installation on these streets. Currently working on water and sanitary servicing on these streets.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

65% Complete
Location/Description: 2019 Road Resurfacing program for the following streets:
Gadsby Ave.
Melissa Cres.
Macinnis St.
Greenbriar Crt.
Activity: Greenbriar Court completed. Gadsby & Melissa anticipated to be base paved this week. McInnis paving completed, boulevard reinstatements have been completed.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

55% 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. Anticipated to begin concrete work next week.
Traffic /Service Disruption: Road is closed, Contractor will try to maintain one lane of traffic as much as possible.

65% Complete
Location/Description: 2019 Sidewalk Replacement Program (Phase 1), various ramp locations around City.
Activity: Ramp replacements currently in Construction.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

0% Complete
Location/Description: 2019 Sidewalk Replacement Program (Phase 2), various locations around City.
Activity: Pre-Construction meeting completed. Contractor awaiting locates prior to commencement. Anticipated start at end of September.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

15% 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 - Construction ongoing (Road work)
Nelles Rd - Construction ongoing (Road work)
Stefanie Cres - Construction ongoing (Road work)
Pinehurst Dr - Construction ongoing (Concrete work)
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: Tender closed, going to council at next meeting.