Foster Avenue and Upper Avenue Reconstruction

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About this project

The City will be reconstructing Foster Avenue, from Edinburgh Street to Riverside Drive; and Upper Avenue, from Foster Avenue to Riverside Drive to replace and improve the quality and reliability of water, sewer and road infrastructure.

This project includes:

  • Watermain replacement including water service renewal to the property line
  • Storm sewer replacement
  • Partial replacement of existing private drain connections
  • Sidewalk replacement
  • New concrete curbs and gutters
  • New asphalt road surface
  • New rain gardens (green infrastructure) in the boulevard.

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021 and is anticipated to last until fall 2021 with some minor clean-up work in 2022.

Surface reconstruction and tree assessment report maps are available upon request. Please contact the Project Manager.

The City of London will reconstruct Foster Avenue, from Edinburgh Street to Riverside Drive; and Upper Avenue, from Foster Avenue to Riverside Drive. For more information, please contact Jeff Conrad at jconrad@london.ca or by calling 519-661-2489 x 0016


Above: The above map shows the project limits. The City of London will reconstruct Foster Avenue, from Edinburgh Street to Riverside Drive; and Upper Avenue, from Foster Avenue to Riverside Drive.


Ongoing public engagement

The project team has recorded a narrated Project Update Meeting (PUM) for residents to learn about project details and impacts. The video presentation has been split into three parts and can be accessed on the right-hand side of the page under "Project Update Meeting - Narrated Presentation."

It's also possible to access the PowerPoint presentation used during the PUM on the right-hand side of the page under "Project Update Meeting - PowerPoint Slides."

Please note: In the tree impacts and protection presentation, 40 Upper Avenue is listed as having a Norway Maple removed in front of this property. The tree being removed in front of 40 Upper Avenue is a Black Maple and a Norway Maple is being removed in front of 44 Upper Avenue.

You can leave any questions or comments below. Also, please don't hesitate to contact the project manager if you have any questions about the information in the Project Update Meeting:

Jeff Conrad

Technologist II

jconrad@london.ca

519-661-2489 x 0016


Using the Interactive Map

Do you have a specific area that you would like to highlight to the project team? Pin it on our interactive map at the bottom of this page.

How to use the map:

  1. Start by pressing the green button that says “Go to Map.”
  2. A full screen version of the project area will appear.
  3. You can place a pin by pressing the + icon in the top-left hand side of the screen.
  4. Once you press the +, put your mouse over the pink pin and drag it to the desired area.
  5. A screen will pop up asking you to input a comment.
  6. You can also add an image by pressing the blue “add an image” button.

Tip: You can zoom into a specific area on the map by pressing the + icon on the bottom right-hand side of the screen.

Please note: Any submission that you make on this map can be viewed by the public. Do not include any personal information in your submission and connect with the Project Manager directly for any private matters. This map is not compatible with Internet Explorer.

Graphic of construction worker walking down residential street

About this project

The City will be reconstructing Foster Avenue, from Edinburgh Street to Riverside Drive; and Upper Avenue, from Foster Avenue to Riverside Drive to replace and improve the quality and reliability of water, sewer and road infrastructure.

This project includes:

  • Watermain replacement including water service renewal to the property line
  • Storm sewer replacement
  • Partial replacement of existing private drain connections
  • Sidewalk replacement
  • New concrete curbs and gutters
  • New asphalt road surface
  • New rain gardens (green infrastructure) in the boulevard.

Construction is expected to start in spring 2021 and is anticipated to last until fall 2021 with some minor clean-up work in 2022.

Surface reconstruction and tree assessment report maps are available upon request. Please contact the Project Manager.

The City of London will reconstruct Foster Avenue, from Edinburgh Street to Riverside Drive; and Upper Avenue, from Foster Avenue to Riverside Drive. For more information, please contact Jeff Conrad at jconrad@london.ca or by calling 519-661-2489 x 0016


Above: The above map shows the project limits. The City of London will reconstruct Foster Avenue, from Edinburgh Street to Riverside Drive; and Upper Avenue, from Foster Avenue to Riverside Drive.


Ongoing public engagement

The project team has recorded a narrated Project Update Meeting (PUM) for residents to learn about project details and impacts. The video presentation has been split into three parts and can be accessed on the right-hand side of the page under "Project Update Meeting - Narrated Presentation."

It's also possible to access the PowerPoint presentation used during the PUM on the right-hand side of the page under "Project Update Meeting - PowerPoint Slides."

Please note: In the tree impacts and protection presentation, 40 Upper Avenue is listed as having a Norway Maple removed in front of this property. The tree being removed in front of 40 Upper Avenue is a Black Maple and a Norway Maple is being removed in front of 44 Upper Avenue.

You can leave any questions or comments below. Also, please don't hesitate to contact the project manager if you have any questions about the information in the Project Update Meeting:

Jeff Conrad

Technologist II

jconrad@london.ca

519-661-2489 x 0016


Using the Interactive Map

Do you have a specific area that you would like to highlight to the project team? Pin it on our interactive map at the bottom of this page.

How to use the map:

  1. Start by pressing the green button that says “Go to Map.”
  2. A full screen version of the project area will appear.
  3. You can place a pin by pressing the + icon in the top-left hand side of the screen.
  4. Once you press the +, put your mouse over the pink pin and drag it to the desired area.
  5. A screen will pop up asking you to input a comment.
  6. You can also add an image by pressing the blue “add an image” button.

Tip: You can zoom into a specific area on the map by pressing the + icon on the bottom right-hand side of the screen.

Please note: Any submission that you make on this map can be viewed by the public. Do not include any personal information in your submission and connect with the Project Manager directly for any private matters. This map is not compatible with Internet Explorer.

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Foster Avenue and Upper Avenue Reconstruction Interactive Map

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