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Current construction projects

Britannia Avenue and Tozer Avenue Reconstruction

The City is reconstructing Britannia Avenue from Edinburgh Street to Riverside Drive, and Tozer Avenue from Upper Avenue to Woodward Avenue. This project will improve water, sewer and road infrastructure, and will add a new asphalt road surface, curbs, gutters, and a sidewalk on Tozer Avenue.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to finish in fall 2020, with some minor clean-up work in spring 2021.

Contact us

Please contact Max Kireev at mkireev@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 5560​​​​​​.

Cairn Street Reconstruction

The City is reconstructing Cairn Street from Burlington Street to Cleveland Avenue. This project will improve water, sewer and road infrastructure, and will add a new asphalt road surface and sidewalk in the area.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to finish in spring/summer 2021.

Contact us

Please contact Sam Haynes at shaynes@london.ca or by phone at (519) 854-3792.

Chippendale Crescent Reconstruction

The City is reconstructing Chippendale Crescent to improve water, sewer and road infrastructure. The City will also install a new asphalt road surface, curb and sidewalk as part of this project.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to finish in fall 2020 with some restoration and asphalt work in spring 2021.

Contact us

Please contact Sam Haynes at shaynes@london.ca or by phone at (519) 854-3792.

Churchill Avenue, Winnipeg Boulevard and Wavell Street Reconstruction

The City is reconstructing Churchill Avenue from Edmonton Street to Vancouver Street; Winnipeg Boulevard from Wavell Street to Churchill Avenue, and Wavell Street from Vancouver Street to Winnipeg Boulevard. This project will improve water, sewer and road infrastructure, and will add a new asphalt road surface, curbs, gutters and a sidewalk.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to finish in fall 2020 with some minor clean-up work in spring 2021.

Contact us

Please contact Larry Davidson at ldavidso@london.ca or by phone at (519) 661-2489 x 2101.

Core cycling projects

The City is building three cycling projects that will improve connections through and into the core area.

Learn more about core cycling projects

Devonshire Phase 1 and 2 Reconstruction

The City is reconstructing Devonshire Avenue from Cathcart Street to Wortley Road, Murray Street from Iroquois Avenue to Dunkirk Place, and the entire length of Dunkirk Place. The project will improve water and sewer infrastructure. Crews will install new curbs, gutters on Murray Street and Dunkirk Place, and a sidewalk on Murray Street's east side.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to finish in fall 2020 with some minor work in spring 2021.

Contact us

Please contact James Ramsay at jramsay@london.ca or by phone at (226) 448-1050.

Dundas Street (Old East Village) Infrastructure Renewal

The Old East Village construction  will improve the streetscape with wider sidewalks, separated cycle lanes, trees and other urban design elements, while also addressing necessary underground work, including replacing and upgrading utilities, aging sewers and watermains.

Learn more about the Dundas Street (Old East Village) Infrastructure Renewal project

Egerton Street Phase 3 Reconstruction

The City is reconstructing Egerton Street, Trafalgar Street and Hamilton Road by renewing the road and upgrading the sewer system to improve the quality and reliability of the water, sewer, and road infrastructure.

Location

To increase safety for all road users and minimize disruptions for residents, this project is divided into two stages.

  • Stage 1: Hamilton Road at Egerton Street
  • Stage 2: Egerton Street and Trafalgar

The work

  • Upgrading and replacing sewer infrastructure and utilities
  • Repaving the road surface
  • Replacing the sidewalk in the area

Anticipated timeline

Work on this project began in April 2020 and is expected to finish in late fall 2020. Crews are currently in Stage 2 of this project.

Contact us

Please contact James Ramsay at jramsay@london.ca or by phone at 226-448-1050.

Euclid Avenue and Birch Street Reconstruction

The City is reconstructing Euclid Avenue from Wharncliffe Road to Wortley Road and Birch Street from Euclid Avenue to Byron Avenue. This project will improve the quality and reliability of water, sewer, and road infrastructure, including installing curbs and gutters and a new asphalt road surface.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to finish in fall 2020 with some minor clean-up work in spring and summer 2021.

Contact us

Please contact Jonathon Ngai at jngai@london.ca or by phone at (519) 851-3667.

Highway Avenue and Lambeth Avenue Reconstruction

The City is reconstructing a section of Highway Avenue and Lambeth Avenue by upgrading the sewer system and renewing the street to improve water, sewer, and road infrastructure quality.

Location

To increase safety for all road users and minimize disruptions for residents, this project is divided into two stages.

  • Stage 1: Highway Avenue from Wharncliffe Road South to Edward Street
  • Stage 2: Lambeth Avenue from Wharncliffe Road South to Edward Street

The work

  • upgrading and replacing sewer infrastructure and utilities
  • repaving the road surface
  • replacing the sidewalk and installing new curbs and gutters

Anticipated timeline

Work on Highway Avenue began in July 2020 and we expect it to finish in October 2020. Construction on Lambeth Avenue will begin in April 2021 and we expect it to be completed in July 2021.

Minor cleanup work will occur on Highway Avenue in 2021 and on Lambeth Avenue in 2022.

Contact us

Please contact James Ramsay at jramsay@london.ca or by phone at 226-448-1050.

Jena Crescent Infrastructure Renewal Project

The City is reconstructing Jena Crescent, from Kipling Avenue to Buchan Road. This project will improve water and road infrastructure and includes installing a new asphalt road surface and a new sidewalk on Jena Crescent.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to finish in winter 2020 with some minor work in spring 2021.

Contact us

Please contact Gage Gonyou at ggonyou@london.ca or by phone at (519) 661-2489 x 8411.

Richmond Street Infrastructure Renewal

The City is reconstructing Richmond Street between York Street and Dundas Street to improve the water, sewer and road infrastructure.

Learn more about Richmond Street Infrastructure Renewal

Spruce Street and Haig Street Reconstruction

The City is reconstructing Spruce Street from Wavell Street to Haig Street, and Haig Street in its entirety. This project will improve sewer, water and road infrastructure, which includes sidewalk and curb replacement as well as the installation of a new asphalt road surface.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to finish in fall 2020 with some minor work in spring and summer 2021.

Contact us

Please contact Larry Davidson at ldavidso@london.ca or by phone at (519) 661-2489 x 2101.

Veterans Memorial Parkway Northward Extension

The City is extending Veterans Memorial Parkway from Huron Street to Clarke Road to better accommodate existing road users, help reduce traffic jams in the area, and allow for future growth. This work includes the installation of new sewer infrastructure and active transportation facilities.

Location

To increase safety for all road users and minimize disruptions for residents, this project is divided into stages.

  • Stage 1: Building the new Veterans Memorial Parkway Corridor between Huron Street and Clarke Road
  • Stage 2: Veterans Memorial Parkway from Oxford Street to Huron Street
  • Stage 3: Building the new connection between Veterans Memorial Parkway and Clarke Road
  • Stage 4: Connecting new Veterans Memorial Parkway to Clarke Road (expected start date: fall 2020)

The work

  • extending Veterans Memorial Parkway from Huron Street to Clarke Road
  • installing signalized intersection at the entrance to the Fanshawe Conservation Area
  • upgrading sewer infrastructure on Huron Street west and east of the Veterans Memorial Parkway
  • introducing a connection from the proposed signalized intersection to the Ted Early Sports Complex

Anticipated timeline

Construction started in April 2020 and we expect it to finish in fall 2020. Crews are currently working on Stage 4.

Contact us

Please contact Peter Kavcic at pkavcic@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 4581.

Wenige Bridge and Highbury Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation

The City is restoring the Wenige Expressway Bridge by replacing aging infrastructure to extend the structure’s life. There will also be necessary road and culvert improvements to Highbury Avenue South from the Wenige Expressway Bridge to Highway 401 in Phase 2.

Location

To increase safety for all road users and minimize disruptions for residents, this project is divided into two phases.

  • Phase 1: Wenige Expressway Bridge.
  • Phase 2a: Highbury Avenue from Highway 401 to Commissioners Road,
  • Phase 2b: South of Commissioners Road to the Wenige Expressway Bridge.

The work

  • replacing and renewing ageing Wenige Expressway Bridge infrastructure
  • expanding the Thames Valley Pathway under the south section of the bridge
  • reconstructing Highbury Avenue from Wenige Expressway Bridge to Highway 401
  • this work will also include necessary culvert work to replace aging infrastructure

Anticipated timeline

Phase 1 started in March 2020 and we expect it to finish in Spring 2021. Phase 2 will tentatively begin in 2021 and will take approximately two years to complete.

Contact us

Please contact Trevor Hitchon at thitchon@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 5925.

Wilton Grove Road Reconstruction

The City is reconstructing Wilton Grove Road from Highbury Avenue South to Old Victoria Road by replacing aging infrastructure to improve the quality of sewer and road infrastructure in this area.

Location

To increase safety for all road users and minimize disruptions for residents, this project is divided into stages.

  • Stage 1: Veterans Memorial Parkway to Westchester Bourne
  • Stage 2: Old Victoria Road to Veterans Memorial Parkway
  • Stage 3: Highbury Avenue South to Commerce Road
  • Stage 4: Commerce Road to Country Paws entrance
  • Stage 5: Country Paws to Old Victoria Road

The work

  • upgrading utilities
  • installing several streetlights and a new sidewalk between Highbury Avenue and Commerce Road
  • replacing the concrete curb
  • repaving the road

Anticipated timeline

Construction started in July 2019 and expect to finish in November 2020. Crew is currently in Stage 3 of this project.

Contact us

Please contact Max Kireev at mkireev@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 5560​​​​​​.

Wonderland Road South Sanitary Sewer Extension

The City is reconstructing Wonderland Road South from Bradley Avenue West to Wharncliffe Road South to improve water, sewer and road infrastructure. This project will include installing a new sidewalk on the west side of Wonderland Road South, new sanitary and storm sewers, a boulevard bike path, and a new asphalt road surface.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to finish in winter 2020 with some minor touch-up work in spring 2021.

Contact us

Please contact Max Kireev at mkireev@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 5560​​​​​​.


Upcoming construction

Adelaide Street Underpass

The City is planning to reconstruct Adelaide Street from Central Avenue to McMahen Street. This will include an underpass beneath the CP Rail tracks, nearby intersection improvements and active transportation connections with wide multi-use paths added on both sides of the roadway.

Learn more about the Adelaide Street underpass 

Brydges Street, Muir Street, and Swinyard Street Reconstruction

The City will be reconstructing Brydges Street from Egerton Street to Highbury Avenue, and both Muir Street and Swinyard Street in their entirety, to improve water, sewer and road infrastructure. This project includes new bike lanes, as well as new sidewalk, concrete curb and asphalt road surface.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021 and is anticipated to last until fall 2022.

Contact us

Please contact Doug Law at dlaw@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 5896.

Burlington Street and Paymaster Avenue Reconstruction

The City will be reconstructing Burlington Street from Scenic Drive to Burlington Crescent, and Paymaster Avenue in its entirety to improve the quality and reliability of water, sewer and road infrastructure, which includes the installation of new curbs and gutters.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021 and is anticipated to last until fall 2021.

Contact us

Please contact Dave Chromczak at dchromcz@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 8439.

Calgary Street Reconstruction

The City will be reconstructing Calgary Street from Dundas Street to Churchill Avenue to replace aging road, sewer and water infrastructure. This project will include the installation of a new concrete curb and asphalt road surface while also reinstating on-street parking.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021 and is anticipated to last until fall 2021 with some minor clean-up work in spring 2022.

Contact us

Please contact Crystal McQuinn at cmcquinn@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 4472.

Downtown Loop

The City is adding rapid transit elements and transportation improvements to ease congestion and improve safety and efficiency downtown.

Learn more about the downtown loop 

English Street Reconstruction

The City will be reconstructing English Street from Dundas Street to Princess Avenue and Lorne Avenue from English Street to approximately 100 metres east of the intersection to improve water, sewer and road infrastructure, and install a new asphalt road surface.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021 and is anticipated to last until late-fall 2021 with some minor clean-up work in spring 2022.

Contact us

Please contact Ryan Armstrong at rarmstro@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 5207.

Foster Avenue and Upper Avenue Reconstruction

The City will be reconstructing Foster Avenue from Edinburgh Street to Riverside Drive and Upper Avenue from Foster Avenue to Riverside Drive to improve water, sewer and road infrastructure, and adding new curbs and gutters.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021 and is anticipated to last until fall 2021.

Contact us

Please contact Jeff Conrad at jconrad@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 0016.

Hyde Park Road and Sunningdale Road West Roundabout

The City will be improving the Hyde Park Road and Sunningdale Road west intersection by installing a two-lane roundabout to help manage the City’s future growth and improve traffic flow. This project will also add new bike lanes, sidewalks and street lighting in the area.

When completed, this roundabout will be a safe and vital link in the City’s transportation network.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021 and is anticipated to last until fall 2021

Contact us

Please contact John Bos at jbos@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 7348.

Hyla Street and Elm Street Reconstruction

The City will be reconstructing both Hyla and Elm Streets from Trafalgar Street to Hamilton Road to improve water, sewer and road infrastructure. This project will add a new asphalt road surface and sidewalk, as well as new curbs and gutters.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021 and is anticipated to last until fall 2021.

Contact us

Please contact Christina Liu at clui@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 2358

Maitland Street at Regent Street Reconstruction

The City will be reconstructing the Maitland and Regent Street intersection. This project is the first phase of a multi-year construction project to improve water, sewer and road infrastructure in the Old North.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021 and is anticipated to last until fall 2021.

Contact us

Please contact George Negas at gnegas@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 5805.

Mornington Storm Water Management Pond Expansion

The City will be reconstructing Salisbury Street from Quebec Street to Glasgow Street, Glasgow Street from Salisbury Street to Connaught Avenue, and Connaught Avenue from Glasgow Street to the west entrance of Mornington Park, to improve water, sewer and road infrastructure. This project will also expand the Mornington Storm Water Management system to better protect the community against flooding and the environment.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021 and is anticipated to last until fall 2022.

Contact us

Please contact Paul Titus at ptitus@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 4948.

Oxford Street / Wharncliffe Road Intersection Improvements

The City is planning improvements at the intersection of Oxford Street and Wharncliffe Road to add eastbound and westbound transit queue jump lanes on Oxford Street. 

Learn more about the Oxford Street / Wharncliffe Road improvements

Pottersburg Phase 1 Reconstruction

The City will be reconstructing Dundas Street from Spanner Street to Burdick Place, Spruce Street from its north end to Dundas Street and Burdick Place in its entirety to improve water, sewer and road infrastructure, which includes the installation of new curbs.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to start in 2022 and is anticipated to last until 2023.

Contact us

Please contact Doug Law at dlaw@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 5896.

Talbot Street North Reconstruction

The City will be reconstructing Talbot Street North from Victoria Street to Huron Street to improve the quality and reliability of water, sewer, and road infrastructure, which will include the installation of new curbs.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021 and is anticipated to last until fall 2021.

Contact us

Please contact Dave Chromczak at dchromcz@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 8439.

Watson Street Reconstruction

The City will be reconstructing Watson Street from Wellington Road to Watson Park to improve water, sewer and road infrastructure, which includes a new storm sanitary sewer system that will help protect the area from flooding.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021 and is anticipated to last until fall 2021.

Contact us

Please contact Alex Corpodean at acorpodean@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 8437.

Wharncliffe Road South Improvements

The City of London is planning improvements for Wharncliffe Road South from north of the Thames River to Springbank Drive.

Learn more about the Wharncliffe Road south improvements 

Wortley Road Reconstruction

The City will be reconstructing Wortley Road from Briscoe Avenue to Devonshire Avenue to improve water, sewer and road infrastructure, which includes installing new curbs.

Anticipated timeline

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021 and is anticipated to last until late-fall 2021 with some minor clean-up work in spring 2022.

Contact us

Please contact Doug Harron at dharron@london.ca or by phone at 519-661-2489 x 4987.

 

Frequently asked questions

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How can I be informed about ongoing construction/ traffic interruptions?

The City provides an interactive map (Renew London) which is updated with information on any transportation impacts. Information is provided on each transportation impact and a City employee that can be contacted for more information.

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What guidelines does the City use when designing these road projects?

The City follows the Complete Streets Design model.

A complete street is an environment that is safe and accessible for all road users. The City wants roads to meet everyone’s needs. Streets will feature high-quality pedestrian spaces and integrate seamlessly with transit, cycling networks, and motorists. 

The engineering team will design roads that connect everyone and support active and green transportation.

For more information, please consult our Complete Streets Design manual.

Will I be able to cycle through the construction area?

This depends on the project. All road traffic detours will take bicycles into account, and in some cases crews will set up cycling-specific signage to help cyclists navigate the construction. If possible, bike lanes will remain open in the project area.

How is accessibility addressed in the construction zone?

The City is being proactive with our pedestrian accessibility measures and actively collecting feedback related to the construction zone. While the AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) does not lay out specific requirements for construction zones, the City does make every effort to maintain a safe and passable route for all users.

Why Doesn’t the City Work 24/7?

The City has to balance the desire to complete work quickly with the interests of people living nearby who would be impacted by construction taking place late into the evening or overnight.

Even when neighbouring residents would not be affected by construction after 7:00 p.m., the City must also consider the additional cost.  There can be a significant cost premium to work extra hours meaning that fewer projects might be completed for the same amount of money.

Are Projects Typically Completed on Time and Under Budget?

Most work is completed on time and on (or even under) budget. In recent years, a large percentage of the construction projects managed by the City were completed on time and on budget. 

But sometimes there are good reasons why they might take longer than expected to complete. Schedules are set before the work begins, and once construction starts, crews might discover issues at the site that were unknown and unexpected.  The schedule has to be adjusted to allow time to do work that wasn’t originally anticipated.

It’s also important to remember that the City isn’t the only organization that is doing work in the roadway. In fact, the City encourages utilities and other agencies to plan their work immediately preceding or following the City’s work. While that type of planning and coordination can produce cost-savings, and reduce the disruption caused by construction, there are times when the work that is being done ahead of the City isn’t finished on time. In that case, the City must adjust its construction schedule to recognize that sometimes delays are beyond its control.

Is the City Responsible for all Work Completed on City Property?

While a significant amount of work is completed by the City such as underground construction on watermains and sewers, work on the surface involving construction of roads and sidewalks, and above-ground work on traffic signals, a large amount of work is non-City work and is completed by utilities and telecom companies.  Because those organizations share the roadway with the City, their work can often lead to the temporary closure of lanes of traffic.

The City makes every effort to manage the timing of non-City construction, but it cannot prevent that work from taking place. Therefore, the City works closely with those organizations to encourage them to stage or bundle their work with other construction that is planned in the same location.

 

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