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Road Closure - Alpha Street Reconstruction

Beginning at 6:00 AM on Monday, May 6, 2024, Alpha Street will be closed from 6th Avenue West to 9th Avenue West (Grey Road 17B) for construction. The road will be closed until construction completion, scheduled for December 2024. Work will involve the full replacement of underground and surface infrastructure.

Detour signage will be installed to aid drivers navigate around the construction zone; please plan for delays by allowing for additional travel time. To ensure the continued safety of all roadway users, please remain alert and use caution when travelling through the area. 

The City of Owen Sound is dedicated to providing information to ensure that residents of affected areas are well-informed of interruptions. For more information, please contact Lara Widdifield, Director of Public Works and Engineering, at 519-376-4440 ext. 1201 or email to

  • Quick Facts:
  • Starting Monday, May 6, 2024, Alpha Street will be closed from 6th Avenue West to 9th Avenue West (Grey Road 17B) and will remain closed until project completion in December 2024.
  • Effective Monday, April 22, 2024, Owen Sound Transit routes and bus stops have been changed for the duration of the construction.
  • All school transit inquiries can be directed to the Grey Bruce Student Transportation Consortium by phone at 226-257-1000 or by email to  
  • For additional project details, updated transit routes or to subscribe to email updates please visit 


Map of Alpha Street road closure from Grey Road 17B to 5th Avenue West

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