London is now in Step 3 of the Provincial Roadmap to Reopen. In alignment with Step 3, the City of London has expanded additional in-person City services in accordance with the new regulations.
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.
The new street design will enhance the pedestrian and biking environment, improve safety, reduce traffic back-ups due to trains and improve access to transit. It is being designed to improve route reliability, efficiency and safety for everyone crossing the railway.
The City is planning to maintain two lanes of traffic during most of the construction period through a road detour to the east of Adelaide Street.
The City hosted an online public engagement meeting on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 to provide an update on the project and present the latest designs. This meeting will be followed by a two week engagement period.
Construction will take place along Adelaide Street North from Elias Street to 80m North of McMahen Street, as well as Central Avenue from William Street to Elizabeth Street and sections of the other side streets.
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Construction is planned to take place between 2021 and 2023 with finishing touches in 2024.
Necessary advance construction work began in mid-June, 2020 to accommodate the main project construction scheduled in fall 2021.
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