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: 
01/01/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
08/30/2019 05:00 PM
Hemlock Street

Hickory Street W to University Avenue W


Details
SB lane closed for site work at 257 Hemlock St - Two way traffic will be maintained with flagging, however expect some delays.


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From: 
04/08/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
08/31/2019 07:00 PM
Neilson Avenue

Bluevale Street N to Margaret Avenue N


Details
Road closed for reconstruction - No through traffic


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From: 
04/15/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
11/01/2019 07:00 PM
Longwood Drive

Albert Street to Moccasin Drive


Details
Road reconstruction - No through traffic


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From: 
04/15/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
11/01/2019 07:00 PM
Moccasin Drive

Greenbrier Drive to Longwood Drive


Details
Road reconstruction - No through traffic


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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: 
07/02/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
07/26/2019 05:00 PM
Bluevale Street N

At Neilson Avenue to 


Details
Intersection closed for road reconstruction - No through traffic


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From: 
07/08/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
07/31/2019 05:00 PM
Old Post Road

Columbia Street W to Old Post Crossing


Details
Road resurfacing - Local access only - Expect some delays


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From: 
07/15/2019 08:00 AM
To: 
10/02/2019 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: 
07/17/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
07/26/2019 06:00 PM
Neilson Avenue

At Margaret Avenue N to 


Details
Intersection closed for reconstruction of Neilson Ave - No through traffic - Neilson at Bluevale will be open at this time


Detour
NB - Bridgeport, Weber SB - Lincoln, Weber


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From: 
07/22/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
08/23/2019 07:00 PM
Herbert Street

John Street E to William Street E


Details
Herbert St closed for watermain installation - No through traffic - George St, and Allen St will remain open


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From: 
07/22/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
09/20/2019 07:00 PM
John Street E

Dodds Lane to King Street S


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


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From: 
07/22/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
09/20/2019 07:00 PM
John Street W

King Street S to York Street


Details
John St W closed for watermain installation - No through traffic - Caroline St and Park St will remain open


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Future Road Closures
Date Street  
From: 
07/23/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
07/24/2019 04:00 PM
Drummerhill Cres.

Westvale Dr. to Westvale Dr.


Details
road closed for storm sewer repairs at 588 Drummerhill Cres - No through traffic.


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From: 
07/24/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
07/25/2019 07:00 PM
Lester Street

Hickory Street W to Columbia Street W


Details
Road closed for crane work at 246 Lester St - No through traffic - No on-street parking permitted in the closure area


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From: 
07/29/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
08/02/2019 07:00 PM
Lester Street

Columbia Street W to Hickory Street W


Details
Intermittent closures for asphalt milling and paving operation - Expect some delays


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From: 
07/29/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
08/02/2019 07:00 PM
Hazel Street

Columbia Street W to High Street


Details
Intermittent closures for asphalt milling and paving operation - Expect some delays


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From: 
07/29/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
08/02/2019 07:00 PM
Albert Street

Columbia Street W to University Avenue W


Details
Intermittent closures for asphalt milling and paving operation - Expect some delays


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From: 
07/29/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
08/02/2019 07:00 PM
Regina Street N

Lodge Street to University Avenue E


Details
Intermittent closures for asphalt milling and paving operation - Expect some delays


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From: 
08/17/2019 12:00 PM
To: 
08/17/2019 07:00 PM
Willis Way

Caroline Street S to King Street S


Details
Road closed for special event - No through traffic


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Sidewalk Closures

Ongoing Sidewalk Closures
Date Street  
From: 
03/01/2017 07:00 AM
To: 
12/31/2019 07:00 PM
Caroline Street S - west side

Allen Street W to John Street W


Details
Sidewalk closed on the westside of Caroline St. S. for the construction of the new development at 155 Caroline St. S. - Please use other side of street


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From: 
01/01/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
08/30/2019 05:00 PM
Hemlock Street

Balsam Street  to 267 Hemlock Street


Details
Sidewalk closed adjacent to 257-267 Hemlock St - Please use other side of street


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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: 
04/08/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
08/31/2019 07:00 PM
Neilson Avenue

Bluevale Street N to Margaret Avenue N


Details
Limited sidewalk access during road reconstruction


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Future Sidewalk Closures
Date Street  
From: 
07/24/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
07/24/2019 04:00 PM
Parkside Dr.

Glenelm Cres to 485 Parkside Dr.


Details
Sidewalk closed for hydrant replacement at 500 Parkside Dr - roundabout entrance to Albert McCormick will be impacted


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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: 
05/09/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
08/23/2019 07:00 PM
Moses Springer Trail

Marshall Street to Moses Springer Park


Details
Trail closed for construction


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From: 
07/03/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
08/23/2019 07:00 PM
Trail

Mackay Crescent to Moses Springer Park


Details
Trail closed for construction


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