Argyle St. Bridge replacement project update (MTO)

AVERTEX Utility Solutions Inc. has been contracted by Bell Canada to complete the preliminary relocation work that is associated with the rebuild of the Argyle St bridge. This work includes underground cable vault rebuilds, underground conduit replacement and installation, placement of new cast-in place cable vaults, directional boring work and new cable installation. This work is going to take place both North, South and West of the current Argyle St bridge. The anticipation is that the civil work for this project will be on-going in different staging areas for approximately 5 months starting in late November.

The second stage will require a lane shift and parking lane closure on Argyle Street between the bridge and Caithness St, this work is planned to start on January 13th and continue until the end of February. Below is a list of specific items that will be affected during this time;

  • All parking spaces will be closed on both sides of Argyle from the bridge to Caithness St.
  • Recycling and Garbage pick-up will be at 7AM. AVERTEX will move the containers from residents/businesses on Argyle Street to Caithness St for pickup. Please ensure your containers
    are labeled with your address number. Containers will be moved back by AVERTEX at the end of the day.
  • Public Garbage receptacles will be removed for the duration of the project.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained on both sides of Argyle St during construction.
  • Construction equipment and material will be occupying the NB lane of Argyle St just North of the bridge.
  • Access to residential driveways will be maintained
  • Construction staging area will be setup in Caithness Municipal parking lot

The third stage of work, which is to include a directional bore below the Grand River, will be executed from within the Municipal Parking lot near Kinsmen Park. During this time parking spaces will be utilized, and construction staging fences will be erected. Pedestrian access will be maintained and parking in the North and West sides of the lot will be unaffected. This work is scheduled to take start on January 13th and continue till late March.

Should you have any specific questions relating to this closure please do not hesitate to contact:

Andrew VanSpronsen – Project Manager
AVERTEX Utility Solutions Inc.
Email: avanspronsen@avertex.ca
Phone: 905-957-0550

Lloyd Rollinson – Project Manager, Municipal Infrastructure
Haldimand County
Email: lrollinson@HaldimandCounty.on.ca
Phone: 905-318-5932 ext. 6406

Notice of construction: Wigton St. at Argyle St. – Nov 2019 to Jan 2020

AVERTEX Utility Solutions Inc. has been contracted by Bell Canada to complete the preliminary relocation work that is associated with the rebuild of the Argyle St bridge. This work includes underground cable vault rebuilds, underground conduit replacement and installation, placement of new cast-in place cable vaults, directional boring work and new cable installation. This work is going to take place both North, South and West of the current Argyle St bridge. The anticipation is that the civil work for this project will be on-going in different staging areas for approximately 5 months starting in late November.

The first stage will require a road closure of Wigton Street at Argyle Street. The closure will affect northbound access to Argyle Street at Wigton Street. Southbound access to Wigton Street from Argyle Street will be unaffected. Work is planned to start during the week of November 18th and continue until December 20th, with the potential of continuation on January 9th until January 24th. Between December 20th and January 9th the northbound lane will be open to normal traffic. Below follows a list of specific items that will be affected during this time;

  • Recycling and Garbage pick-up will be at 7AM. AVERTEX will move the containers from residents living on the east side of Wigton Street to across the road for pickup. Please ensure your containers are labeled with your address number. Containers will be moved back by AVERTEX at the end of the day.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained during construction.
  • Construction equipment and material will be occupying the NB lane of Wigton at Argyle.
  • All residents and buses will be required to leave Wigton St heading Southbound.
  • Access to residential driveways will not be disrupted

Should you have any specific questions relating to this closure please contact:

Andrew VanSpronsen
Project Manager
AVERTEX Utility Solutions Inc.
Email: avanspronsen@avertex.ca
Phone: 905-957-0550

Lloyd Rollinson
Project Manager, Municipal Infrastructure
Haldimand County, Engineering Services
Email: lrollinson@HaldimandCounty.on.ca
Phone: 905-318-5932 x6406

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