University Avenue Project

University Avenue Reconstruction Project

For the week of May 25, 2020, University Avenue traffic will be as follows for each phase. Phases below are listed in order from west to east to be consistent with the linked traffic maps.

Phase 2 (Midway Drive to Greenhill Road)  –Beginning as early as May 21st, 2020, the North Frontage Road between Victory Motors and YMCA will be closed and Greenhill Road traffic will be shifted head-to-head on the southbound lanes (west half).  For the week of May 25th, 2020, University Avenue traffic will remain head-to-head from west of Midway Drive to east of Greenhill Road on the eastbound lanes (south side) and Midway Drive will remain closed. Access will remain for Progress Avenue and Access B (Tunis).  

 Phase 1 (Greenhill Road to Ansborough Avenue)  – University Avenue traffic will continue to have lane closures from east of Greenhill Road to Falls Avenue.

Phase 3 (Ansborough Avenue to Hwy 63) – University Avenue traffic remain closed on University Avenue from east of Knoll Avenue to west of Hwy 63/Sergeant Road and Fletcher Avenue from Hope Martin Park to north of Joder Avenue. At the Knoll Avenue intersection, eastbound University Avenue and northbound Knoll Avenue traffic will be permitted to turn left. 

During this time, University Avenue from Cedar Heights Drive to Knoll Avenue will remain open and access to the frontage roads will remain. Similar to previous years, business and detour signs will be utilized during construction.

Please see the attached maps showing the construction zone highlighted for next week.  

For safety purposes, please do not enter the construction area. Heavy equipment will be moving back and forth on the closed lanes. It would be advisable to remain behind the sidewalk on the property side during the reconstruction work.

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Additional information can be viewed on the University Avenue Facebook page at   

University Ave Council Update 12-16-19
University Ave Video Presentation Dec, 2019
University Ave Ph 1 - Enhancement Descriptions

University Ave Ph 1 - Enhancement Display

2018_02_16_Birdseye Perspective Rendering_Draft

Public Information Meeting Handout

Public Information Meeting Presentation

Public Information Meeting Text Boards

Phase 1 Strip Map

Phase 2 Strip Map

Phase 3 Strip Map

Here you will find information pertaining to the University Avenue reconstruction project in Waterloo.

university ave presentation

University Avenue Waterloo Council Work Session Presentation July 24, 2017

Public Information Meeting (March 21, 2017)

University Avenue - Traffic Signals
University Avenue - Roundabouts

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Phone: (319) 291-4312
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