Temporary Road Closures - George Street South and Parkhill Road West

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Road construction work

Road reconstruction, including pavement preservation, minor curb repairs, catch basin and maintenance hole adjustments, will require temporary road closures from Wednesday, July 28 to Friday, July 30, 2021, on Tuesday, August 3 and Wednesday, August 4 and on Thursday, August 5 and Friday, August 6, 2021.

Update, July 30: Due to recent weather conditions, work has been delayed. George Street South will be closed August 3 and 4. Parkhill Road will be closed August 5 and 6.

During periods when work is not underway and workers are not on site, the roads will be open to traffic.

Sidewalks remain open.

George Street South

George Street South between Lake Street and Lansdowne Street will be temporarily closed from July 28, 2021 to July 30 and August 3 and 4, 2021. Please note, the closure on August 3 and 4 was added to the closure notice on Friday, July 30, 2021 as weather conditions extended the time needed to complete the road work.

Detour routes are as follows:

Southbound George Street traffic will be detoured:

  • west on Rink Street;
  • south on Aylmer Street;
  • west on Romaine Street;
  • south on Park Street South; and
  • east on Lansdowne Street West.

Westbound Lansdowne Street West traffic will be detoured:

  • north on Aylmer Street South; and
  • east on Rink Street.

Eastbound Lansdowne Street West and Northbound Roger Neilson Way traffic will be detoured:

  • east on Lansdowne Street West;
  • north on Lock Street / Crescent Street; and
  • west on Perry Street.

Parkhill Road West

Parkhill Road West between Fairbairn Street and Reid Street will be temporarily closed from July 28, 2021 to July 30, 2021 and from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 5 and Friday, August 6.

Please note, the closure on August 5 and August 6 was added to the closure notice on Friday, July 30, 2021 as weather conditions extended the time needed to complete the road work.

Detour routes are as follows:

Eastbound Parkhill Road West traffic will be detoured:

  • north on Fairbairn Street;
  • east on Wolsely Street; and
  • south on Chemong Road / Reid Street.

Southbound Fairbairn Street traffic will be detoured:

  • west on Parkhill Road West;
  • south on Monaghan Road;
  • east on McDonnel Street; and
  • north on Reid Street.

Westbound Parkhill Road West and Southbound Reid Street traffic will be detoured:

  • south on Reid Street;
  • west on McDonnel Street; and
  • north on Monaghan Road

Northbound Reid Street traffic will be detoured:

  • north on Reid Street / Chemong Road;
  • west on Wolsely Street; and
  • south on Fairbairn Street

Northbound Park Street North traffic will be detoured:

  • east on McDonnel Street; and
  • north on Reid Street

The contractor for this road reconstruction project is Dufferin Construction Company. For additional information, residents can contact the City’s Engineering Design and Construction Division by phone: 705-742-7777 ext. 1736 or email ktrenholm@peterborough.ca.

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For additional information, members of the media are invited to contact the undersigned:

Brendan Wedley, Manager of Communication Services

City of Peterborough

705-742-7777 ext. 1636