Construction in London
A total of 111 lane km of road reconstruction, 16 km of sanitary and storm sewer renewals, and 14 km of watermain renewals are will take place during the 2019 construction season.
The City is investing approximately $132 million in building road infrastructure projects in 2019. The 2019 program includes approximately $60 million of road improvements, $44 million of sewer improvements and $28 million of water improvements. These investments will improve and extend the lifecycle of London’s critical road, water and sewer infrastructure.
City staff have evaluated and identified the top 10 City projects that will take place during the 2019 construction season. These projects were selected based on the following criteria:
- Scope of work
- Construction duration
- Road classification
- Traffic impact
- Transit Impact
- Impact to neighbours
- Proximity to events, schools, community centres, parks or cycle routes
The 2019 Top 10 City Projects:
York & Talbot Streets
Spanning a total of three blocks, construction will take place on York Street from Talbot Street to just west of Clarence Street and on Talbot Street south from King Street to York Street. This marks the second phase of London’s downtown sewer separation.
Dundas Place (Phase 2)
Dundas Street, from Richmond Street to Wellington Street, and the Clarence Street intersection will be closed to complete the second half of London’s first flexible street.
Construction of a new sanitary pumping station and forcemain on White Oak Road to Highway 401, Southdale Road to Dingman Drive and Wharncliffe Road to White Oak Road.
Wilton Grove Road
Major road and sewer work between Hubrey Road and Highbury Avenue to better service the large number of industrial facilities in the area.
Pond Mills Road
The resurfacing of Pond Mills Road between Buchanan Court to Enterprise Drive.
Egerton Street (Phase 2)
Infrastructure renewal work on Egerton Street from Douglas Court to Ormsby Street and on Oak Street.
Colonel Talbot Forcemain
Wastewater operations improvements between Fourwinds Road and Diane Crescent.
Dundas Street East
Infrastructure renewal from McCormick Boulevard to Pottersburg Creek.
Cavendish Crescent (Phase 2)
Infrastructure renewal on Cavendish Crescent from Wyatt Street to Charles Street.
Oxford Street West
Road resurfacing from Proudfoot Lane to Platt's Lane.