Construction Projects

The Township determines future road construction projects by reviewing known problems, location and underground services and comparing to available funding.  Council gives final approval during the budget process. Information about current Bids and Tenders can be found online.

 Churchill Crescent, James Street, Edinburgh Avenue, Fergus
  • The Township of Centre Wellington will begin the reconstruction of Churchill Crescent, James Street, Edinburgh Avenue between Forfar Street E and St David Street N, Fergus in mid-June 2018. Outstanding landscaping, and construction deficiencies will be completed when the construction season resumes in Spring 2019
  • The street will be closed to through traffic during the construction period and local access will be interrupted at various times when construction resumes.
  • The contractor for this project is J G Goetz Construction, Guelph, Ontario.
  • A Public Open House was held on Wednesday April 18th, 2018 in the main hall at the Fergus Sportsplex from 6:30-8:30pm

 St. Andrew Street East and Tom Street, Fergus

  • The Township of Centre Wellington began the reconstruction of St. Andrew Street East (between Gartshore Street and Lamond Street) and Tom Street, Fergus in April 2018. Outstanding landscaping and construction deficiencies will be completed when the construction season resumes in Spring 2019.
  • When construction resumes, the street will be closed to through traffic during the construction period and local access may be interrupted at various times. Pedestrian access on St Andrew Street East from Gartshore Street to Lamond Street is unavailable until the end of October. Alternative accommodations have been established for students traveling to John Black Public School. Please contact the school for additional information regarding student travel accommodations. The routes and conditions are subject to change daily and pedestrians will be required to obey signage and instructions when passing through the construction area. 
  • The contractor for this project is Drexler Construction Ltd., Rockwood, Ontario.
  • A Public Open House to discuss the project details was held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Fergus Sportsplex.  ​

St. Andrew Street West- Retaining Wall Replacement Project (County of Wellington Project)

  • The County of Wellington is proceeding with a concrete retaining wall and sidewalk replacement project.
  • St. Andrew Street West, Fergus between Beatty Line South and Johnston Street South on the South Side of the road. Construction began in July 2018. Outstanding landscaping and construction will be completed when the construction season resumes in Spring 2019.
  • The contractor for this project is Barcon Construction Inc., Grimsby, Ontario

St. David Street Bridge (Highway No. 6), Fergus

Bridge Re-Opened

  • Construction began in January 22, 2018 and on November 30, 2018 the new St David St Bridge re-opened.

Upcoming Bridge and Infrastructure Construction in Spring 2019:

  • In Spring 2019 it is anticipated that the surface course of asphalt and final line painting will be installed on the bridge and roadway. The hydro pole will also be removed in front of the Old Livery building.
  • Concrete slabs will be finished in this area, the small areas of temporary asphalt will be replaced with concrete, the electricial wiring for the river lighting and decorative parapet lighting will be finished as well as the landscaping and installation of benches, garbage receptacles and storyboard.

Combined Detour Map for vehicles and heavy trucks

St. David Street Bridge Drawings

St. David Street Bridge Rendering Drawing

St. David Street Bridge Display Board 

St. David Street Bridge Signage Display Board

Victoria Street Pedestrian Bridge, Elora

  • The Township of Centre Wellington will begin construction of a new pedestrian bridge between Carlton Place and West Mill Street, Elora August 2018. The project is expected to be completed by Summer 2019.
  • West Mill Street will be closed to through traffic at times during the construction period and local access will be interrupted at various times. The Carlton Place parking lot will be partially occupied by the construction activity.
  • The Contractor for this project is Bronte Construction, Oakville, Ontario.
  • A public consultation meeting followed by a special council meeting was held at the Elora Community Centre on November 22, 2017.
  • More information can be found on CW Connect.

Woolwich Street and Geddes Street Watermain Extension/ Salem Bridge (With County of Wellington)

  • Wellington County is planning to replace the Salem Bridge over the Irvine Creek at Woolwich St in 2019. The project will also include improvements to the layout of the intersections at Geddes Street and James Street. 
  • The Township of Centre Wellington will be completing the extension of the watermain starting at the intersection of Geddes Street and Avruskin Street. It will extend north along Geddes Street and then west along Woolwich Street to Ann Street. The existing sidewalks will also be replaced with new sidewalks constructed along the north side of Woolwich Street starting at Ann Street and along the east side of Geddes Street to Avruskin Street.
  • The project will be sent out to tender March 2019, and construction will begin approximately June 2019.
  • A public open house was held on February 13, 2019 at the Elora Community Centre where preliminary drawings were on display.

West Mill Street, Elora - Streetscape Improvements (Phase 2)

  • The Township of Centre Wellington began the landscaping and surface works on West Mill Street between Price Street and Metcalfe Street in downtown Elora, July 30 2018. The project is expected to be substantially completed by Fall 2018. Final landscaping planting and final works to be completed Spring 2019.
  • The streetscape improvements will include enhanced accessibility, new concrete sidewalks with textured and coloured areas, landscaping, benches and bike racks.
  • The Township conducted a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment to identify the preferred streetscape concept through consultation with the community, Heritage Centre Wellington, the Elora BIA, and various Provincial Ministries.
  • The contractor for this project is The Downsview Group, Woodbridge, Ontario
  • More information can be found on CW Connect.

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