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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 residents of road closures of Dorothy Street between River Road and Ross Street, and Evan Street from River Road and Ross Street. Margery Street at Evan Street will also be closed, residents of Margery Street will not have access to Evan Street. The closures will be in effect from January 25th, 2018 to February 22, 2018.

The detour route will utilize River Road, East Main Street and McMaster Avenue. Access will be maintained for residents within closure area. Emergency Services will have access as well as have continued contact as the closures will be rolling in nature.

For any questions regarding the above, please contact Contractor Representative - Louis Condotta at (905) 684-1447 or City Representative Matthew Main (905) 735-1700 ext. 2217

Road closure map


Construction Activity for Municipal Subdivisions and Niagara Region Projects:

99% Complete
Location/Description: To install watermain, watermain services and road rehabilitation for Wright Street.
Activity: Deficiencies to be addressed.

99% Complete
Location/Description:

  • Rogers Drive – Niagara Street to Carlton Avenue – Full excavation, granular base, curbs, sidewalk and full depth asphalt replacement.
  • Burgar Street – Young Street (North Limit) to Lincoln Street – Sidewalk repair, Full length curb replacement, and full depth asphalt replacement. Also lead service replacements.
  • River Road – Ross Street Intersection - Full excavation, granular base, curb, and full depth asphalt replacement.

Activity: Construction complete. Contract under maintenance

99% Complete
Location/Description: To install watermain, watermain services and road rehabilitation for Niagara Street from Riverbank to Thorold Road.
Activity: Construction complete. Contract under maintenance. Deficiency work is being done.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic is to be maintained at all times

99% Complete
Location/Description: To install watermain, watermain services and road rehabilitation for Endicott (Springhead to Colbeck) and Springhead (Colbeck to Endicott).
Activity: Construction complete. Contract under maintenance.

99% Complete
Location/Description: Welland Farmer's Market, resurfacing with concrete, all irregular surfaces around the market square buildings and new commemorative wall project.
Activity: Construction complete. Contract under maintenance.

80% Complete
Location/Description: Buchner Road and Hwy 140. Construction of the new General Electric Assembly Plant.
Activity: Contractor is working on site. Internal Servicing complete.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic open at all times

50% 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 starting to build.

80% Complete
Location/Description: Expansion of Welland's Woodlawn Cemetery
Activity: Construction is complete for 2017. Fencing, asphalt, and seeding to be completed Spring 2018.

95% Complete
Location/Description: Watermain replacement of Richmond Street from North West Limit to Springfield Street
Activity: Contract complete and under maintenance.

80% Complete
Location/Description: Sanitary Sewer and Watermain Replacement on McNaughton Road from Churchill Avenue to Nelles Road, Bishop Road from Churchill Avenue to Nelles Road, Churchill Avenue from Bishop to East Limit. Nelles Road has been removed from the contract.
Activity: All work except landscaping complete. Landscaping work to be completed in spring 2018.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One land of traffic to be maintained at all times


Location/Description: Servicing for new subdivision off Clare Avenue near Fitch Street
Activity: Internal roads base asphalt for phase 1. Building permits have been obtained.

0% 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 started.


Location/Description: Servicing for new subdivision bounded by Webber Road, South Pelham Road and Gaiser Road
Activity: Phases 3-4 complete. Phase 5-6 installing primary servicing.

85% Complete
Location/Description: Construction of a New Skateboard and BMX Park on the West side of the Recreational Canal South of Lincoln St.
Activity: Construction is underway and 85% complete

90% Complete
Location/Description: Trelawn Parkway - Woodlawn Road to Page Drive, Clare Avenue - Woodlawn Road to Heritage Drive, Northgate Drive - North End Cul-de-sac tp 113/111 Northgate Drive, Idylwood Road - Pinehust Drive to Pinehurst Drive
Activity: All work complete except top course asphalt on Trelawn Parkway. Top course asphalt delayed on Trelawn Parkway due to inclement weather. It will be placed once the weather conditions permit.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic open at all times

90% Complete
Location/Description: Final reinstatement of utility work completed by the Public Works Department from the previous year. Work included, but not limited to concrete, asphalt, and landscaping. The 2017 project is split into two phases.
Activity: Multiple locations not completed due to inclement weather will be carried over to spring 2018. Carried over locations will be completed prior to any new locations added in 2018.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times

0% Complete
Location/Description: The intersection reconstruction and roadway improvements are part of the General Electric (GE) factory that is being constructed at Highway 140 and Buchner Road. Buchner Road will serve as the main entrance for the factory. A traffic Impact Study completed in March 2016, identified several upgrades that were required, in order to accommodate the increased traffic volumes.
Activity: Rankin has been reconstructing Buchner Road and the intersection of Buchner Rd and Hwy 140. This will included adding turn lanes at the intersection and widening Buchner Road. New signals will be installed as part of the project. Work is being done as this will be the main entrance to the new GE plant.


Location/Description: Project included sidewalk repairs identified during sidewalk inspections and two new sections of sidewalk on Coventry Road and Regatta Drive.
Activity: Contract has been delayed due to weather. Work will commence Spring 2018.


Location/Description: Extension of Clare Avenue from Lynbrook Lane to Webber Road including new traffic signals at the intersection of Clare Ave and Webber Road
Activity: Rankin will be constructing the road and sidewalk on the west side. Will also be installing the traffic signals at Webber and Clare.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times

0% Complete
Location/Description: New Sanitary Sewers, Storm Sewers, and Watermains on Dorothy Street from River Road to Ross Street, Evan Street from River Road to Ross Street, River Road from East Main Street to Evan Street, and Margery from Evan Street to McMaster Street
Activity: Construction started January 15, 2018. Storm sewer is being installed on River Road.
Traffic /Service Disruption: Dorothy St and Evan St will be closed from January 25th to February 22nd. One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times on all other streets.