Road, trail and sidewalk closures

The City of Waterloo's road, sidewalk and trail closures are listed in the table below.

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Other road closures in the region

Note that the Region of Waterloo operates roads within the city as well. These are typically large streets such as King Street or University Avenue. Highway 86 is operated by the province.

Road Closures

Ongoing Road Closures
Date Street  
From: 
07/02/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
12/31/2019 07:00 PM
Lester Street

Hickory Street W to University Avenue W


Details
Intermittent NB lane closures - Two way traffic will be maintained however expect some delays - Pedestrians will be directed around the work area - No on-street parking in the closure area


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From: 
07/15/2019 08:00 AM
To: 
12/20/2019 07:00 PM
Albert Street

At Longwood Drive to 


Details
Road closed for road and culvert reconstruction - No through traffic


Detour
EB - Albert, Columbia WB - Weber, Parkside


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From: 
10/15/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
11/15/2019 11:07 AM
John Street W

Park Street to York Street


Details
John St W closed for watermain installation - No through traffic


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From: 
10/21/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
11/15/2019 07:00 PM
Lexington Court

Lexington Road to Cul-de-sac


Details
Road closed for resurfacing - Local traffic only


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From: 
10/29/2019 07:30 AM
To: 
11/14/2019 04:30 PM
Castlefield Avenue

Anndale Road to Lee Avenue


Details
EB lane reduced adjacent to 306 Castlefield Ave for creek work - Two way traffic will be maintained however expect some delays


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Future Road Closures
Date Street  
From: 
11/14/2019 06:00 AM
To: 
11/14/2019 12:00 PM
Lexington Rd.

Bridge St W. to Lee Ave.


Details
Westbound lane shift to accomodate bike lane paving at 342 Lexington Rd. - Expect delays.


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From: 
11/18/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
11/19/2019 04:00 PM
Austin Dr.

Hazel St. to Tamarack Dr.


Details
Road closed for black pipe replacement at 52 Austin Dr - No through traffic.


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From: 
11/19/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
11/20/2019 04:00 PM
Wideman Rd.

Wilmot Line. to Erbsville Rd.


Details
Road closed for hydrant replacement at Wideman near Woolgrass - No through traffic.


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From: 
11/21/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
11/22/2019 04:00 PM
Dover St.

Bristol St. to Rodey St.


Details
Road closed for sink hole repairs at 111 Bristol St - No through traffic.


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Sidewalk Closures

Ongoing Sidewalk Closures
Date Street  
From: 
02/22/2019 12:00 PM
To: 
12/31/2019 07:00 PM
Lester Street

246 Lester Street to 268 Lester Street


Details
Sidewalk closed east side of Lester Street - Pedestrians please use other side.


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From: 
09/24/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
12/20/2019 07:00 PM
Hickory St - North side

Hazel St to 44 Hickory St W


Details
Sidewalk closed north side of Hickory Street - Pedestrians please use other side.


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Trail Closures

Ongoing Trail Closures
Date Street  
From: 
01/16/2017 07:00 AM
To: 
12/31/2019 05:00 PM
Iron Horse Trail

Caroline Street S to Park Street


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From: 
09/23/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
11/22/2019 05:00 PM
Iron Horse Trail

John Street W to Kitchener border


Details
Trail closed for watermain installation


Detour
NB - Via Belmont, John SB - Via John, Belmont


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