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: 
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: 
07/15/2019 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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Future Road Closures
Date Street  
From: 
09/23/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
09/24/2019 04:00 PM
Fountain St

@ Spring St to 


Details
Intersection closed for Sanitary manhole repairs at 80 Fountain St - No through traffic


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From: 
09/23/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
09/27/2019 07:00 PM
Marsland Drive

Columbia Street E to University Avenue E


Details
Road closed for sewer repairs - No through traffic - Access to local businesses will be maintained however expect some delays


Detour
NB - via University, Weber, Columbia SB - via Columbia, Weber, University


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From: 
09/23/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
09/30/2019 06:00 PM
Atlantic Boulevard

At Atlantic Link Trail crossing to 


Details
Road closed at trail crossing for site servicing - No through traffic


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From: 
09/24/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
09/25/2019 04:00 PM
Lexington Rd.

Bertha St. to Bridge St W.


Details
Road closed for water valve replacement at 386 Lexington Rd - No through traffic.


Detour
Bridge to Eastbridge to New Bedford to University.


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From: 
09/25/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
09/26/2019 04:00 PM
Parkside Dr.

Glenelm Cres. to Weber St N.


Details
Westbound curb lane to be closed for storm sewer repairs at side of 510 Glenelm.


Detour
two way traffic will be maintained along parkside - expect delays.


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From: 
09/26/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
09/27/2019 04:00 PM
Peppler St.

Bridgeport Rd E. to Princess St.


Details
Road closed for hydrant replacement at 47 Peppler St - No through traffic


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From: 
09/30/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
10/11/2019 09:19 AM
Ladyslipper Drive

Columbia Street W to Buttonbush St/Dewdrop Cres


Details
Road closed for sewer installation - No through traffic


Detour
Via Columbia - Sweet Gale


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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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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: 
08/26/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
10/30/2019 06:00 PM
Atlantic Trail

Atlantic Blvd Entrances to University Ave Entrance


Details
Intermittent trail closures for site servicing


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From: 
09/16/2019 07:00 AM
To: 
10/30/2019 05:00 PM
Atlantic Trail

Atlantic Blvd Entrances to University Ave Entrance


Details
Intermittent trail closures for site servicing


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Future Trail Closures
Date Street  
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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