Ward 2 Town Hall – March 23, 2019

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Hello Ward 2! Everyone is invited to join Ward 2 Councillors Rodrigo Goller & James Gordon this Saturday, March 23rd, to talk about getting around Guelph. We want to hear what you have to say about our public transit system, active transportation and traffic calming measures. Your City Councillors will also give you updates on […]

Further sampling and tests required before resuming work on watermain

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Press release. Earlier this month, crews unearthed eight drums filled with industrial solvents during construction of the Paisley-Clythe feedermain near the Wellington Street/Hanlon Expressway interchange. The City halted the work, removed the liquid and is working with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) to determine next steps before removing any remaining […]

City removing eight buried drums from Wellington Street construction site

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Press release. Construction crews have discovered a total of eight 170-litre (45-gallon) drums while working on a construction site north of Wellington Street. Preliminary chemical analysis shows the drums contained solvents or petroleum-based substances. The City will begin removing the drums for disposal as requested by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change […]

Unknown liquid unearthed during construction near Wellington Street

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Press release Yesterday morning, crews working on the construction of the Paisley-Clythe feedermain discovered two 45-gallon drums buried underground. While digging a trench for a new watermain, one of the two barrels was punctured, releasing an unknown liquid. The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) was notified immediately. The leak was contained quickly, […]

South end construction, closures and detours

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Press release. Construction projects along Gordon Street in Guelph’s south end will start today as the City continues improving infrastructure and road conditions. Gordon Street between Edinburgh Road South and Arkell Road has been reduced to one lane in each direction. The City expects to finish installing underground water, wastewater and utility services for the […]

Safe Semester starts August 29 in downtown Guelph

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Press release. The project is designed to create a safe and enjoyable environment for downtown patrons including the influx of students who settle in Guelph each year. “With the start of each new school year, we see a significant increase in activity in our community,” says Deputy Chief of Police, Jeff DeRuyter. “In response to […]