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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 21, 2018. 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.

Road closure map October 21

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

This is to notify residents of a road closure of Aqueduct Street from Hilda Street to Thorold Road. The road closure is for Municipal Services Improvement on Aqueduct Street. The closure will be in effect from July 30, 2018 to December 15, 2018. Emergency Services and residents of Aqueduct Street will have access.

The detour route will utilize Thorold Road, Hilda Street, Gadsby Avenue and Niagara Street.

For any questions regarding the above please contact Mat Main at (905) 735-1700 x 2217.

Road closure map Aqueduct


Construction Activity for Municipal Subdivisions and Niagara Region Projects:

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.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic is to be maintained at all times

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.

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 building. Memorial Park Drive complete with the exception of top asphalt tentatively scheduled for 2020.

99% Complete
Location/Description: Expansion of Welland's Woodlawn Cemetery
Activity: Construction is complete. Contract under maintenance

99% Complete
Location/Description: Watermain replacement of Richmond Street from North West Limit to Springfield Street
Activity: Contract complete and under maintenance.

95% 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: McNaughton, Bishop, and Churchill complete and under maintenance. On Nelles Road landscaping still required.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One land of traffic to be maintained at all times

10% 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.

50% 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.

50% 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.

99% 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: Project complete and under maintenance.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic open at all times

99% 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: Project complete and under maintenance.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times

99% 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: Project is complete and under maintenance.

80% Complete
Location/Description: Project included sidewalk repairs identified during sidewalk inspections and two new sections of sidewalk on Coventry Road and Regatta Drive.
Activity: Construction of the new sidewalk on Coventry and Regatta complete. Spot repairs still to be completed.

99% Complete
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: Contract complete and under maintenance.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times

95% 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: Only landscaping and restoration works remaining on Margery. Dorothy St. and Evan St. are currently closed. All other streets to maintain one lane of traffic at all times

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: Construction of new splash pad at Chippawa Park
Activity: Splash pad construction is nearing completion. The park is functional, and final reinstatements including landscaping are the final project elements. Upon completion, the park will be winterized, and prepped for a spring opening.

65% Complete
Location/Description: Existing watermain to be replaced on the following Streets: Dieppe Street from Coventry Road to Southworth Street North, Roosevelt Avenue from Dieppe Street to Simpson Avenue, Gatfield Avenue from Coventry Road to Southworth Street North
Activity: Watermain installed on Roosevelt, Dieppe, and Gatfield. Servicing on Gatfield half finished, restoration project wide to be completed.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

65% Complete
Location/Description: New watermain, storm sewer and road work on Aqueduct Street from Thorold Road to Niagara Street
Activity: Watermain complete. Road work and restoration to be completed.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

99% Complete
Location/Description: Road to be resurface or reconstructed: Wright Street from Ontario to Morningstar, Cady Street from Duncan to West Limit, Endicott Dr from Colbeck to Wilson, Springhead Dr from Colbeck to Endicott, Brownleigh Ave from Pinehurst to South Limit
Activity: Project complete and under maintenance.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times.

99% Complete
Location/Description: Asphalt Trail construction on Prince Charles Drive from Welland River to Fitch Street, and from 555 Prince Charles Drive to Thorold Road
Activity: Complete and under maintenance.

0% Complete
Location/Description: New sidewalk on Prince Charles Drive (Colbeck to Endicott)
New sidewalk on Harrison Ave. (Empress to Classic)
New sidewalk on Clare Ave. (Woodlawn to Heritage)
New sidewalk on Birchmount Ave. (First to Home)
Activity: Removal of existing asphalt path on Prince Charles Drive (PCD), new sidewalk Construction on PCD, Harrison, Clare, Birchmount & Parkway.
Traffic /Service Disruption: One lane of traffic to be maintained at all times


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


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.