Roads, sidewalks and trails

We maintain a network of city roads, sidewalks and trails to help you get around. The Region of Waterloo manages public transitregional roads, and traffic lights. Waterloo North Hydro looks after replacing street lights.

Road, sidewalk + trail closures

View all closures in the City of Waterloo. Find links to closures in other cities and on regional and provincial roads.

Snow removal

Learn more about how we keep roads, sidewalks and trails clear during winter, and how to report uncleared areas.

Construction projects

Find out what roads and trails are currently under construction or planned over the next year.


Find cycling maps, register for our online newsletter, find bike parking options and learn more about cycling safety.


We have over 150 km of off-road and multi-use trails. Find trail locations, maps and descriptions here.

Crossing guards

Find crossing guards locations throughout Waterloo and the traffic criteria we use to place them.

Road occupancy permit

A permit is required to a occupy or close a city road, sidewalk or boulevard to conduct work or other activities.

Special event permit

A permit is required for events that interfere with the normal flow of traffic or require a full sidewalk or road closure.

Driveways + curb cuts

Locate a water valve on your driveway prior to paving, or request a curb cut.

Loose leaf collection

Leaf collection has concluded for the 2018 season. Find out how we run this service to prepare for next fall.