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 reconstructing Richmond Street between York Street and Dundas Street to improve the water, sewer and road infrastructure. By replacing century-old combined storm and sanitary sewers with a new separated sewer system, we will significantly improve the health of the Thames River by reducing contaminants from combined sewer overflows.
This project will:
As construction wraps up for the 2020 season, Richmond Street has reopened to vehicle traffic.
Some finishing touches in the block of Richmond between King and Dundas will be completed in early 2021. This surface work implementing London’s Downtown Plan includes planting new trees, placing the final layer of asphalt, completing concrete sidewalks, and installing new garbage cans. These finishing touches have been delayed due to winter weather and supply challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Crews reconstructed Richmond Street between York Street and King Street
Crews are reconstructing the intersection of Richmond Street and King Street
Crews are reconstructing Richmond Street from King Street to Dundas Place
This infrastructure renewal project is scheduled to finish in late Fall 2020.
Crews will perform necessary finishing work such as laying a final layer of asphalt