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2024 Street Tree Pruning Program

Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2024 10:00 AM

The City of Burlington’s annual street tree pruning program is underway.

Our street tree pruning program is important work that protects and manages our urban forest and provides many additional benefits to our communities including:

  • Safer and more effective travel for emergency response vehicles (Fire, EMS, Police), snowplows, garbage trucks and other utility vehicles which deliver essential services.
  • Maintaining sightlines for vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians and improving traffic sign visibility for everyone’s safety.

A properly pruned tree has a better chance of making it through a storm and other significant weather events. Fewer broken tree limbs and trees means more trees stay in the ground and off the ground!

The City of Burlington employs Certified Arborists to prune municipal trees. Both internal crews and contractors perform pruning work on city trees. They are highly trained, qualified and follow the City’s approved Tree Pruning Standards and International Society of...

Road Closure - Pine Street - April 23, 2024

Posted on Monday, April 22, 2024 10:29 AM

Pine Street between Elizabeth Street and Pearl Street will be closed on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for crane hoisting. Local access will be maintained and through traffic will be detoured.

Sign and Traffic Control Persons will be on site to assist and direct traffic for the duration of the closure.

Road Closure -QEW to Eastport Drive Off-Ramp, Burlington, March 18

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024 10:23 AM

The Off-Ramp from QEW to Eastport Drive, Burlington, will be closed:

Monday, March 18, 2024
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

to remove concrete barriers in the ramp for the re-opening of the bridge for single-lane alternating traffic on Thursday, March 21 at 11:59 p.m.

To access Canada Centre of Inland Water and/or Lakeshore Road:
Southbound and Northbound Traffic:
Exit at North Shore Boulevard East and travel eastbound. Turn right on Lakeshore Road and travel southbound until you reach your destination.

For more information or updates, please contact Real Property Services or EDCJV at 289-259-5113.

Lane Restrictions on Waterdown Road

Posted on Monday, March 04, 2024 04:25 PM

Due to road reconstruction, there will be lane restrictions on Waterdown Road from Craven Avenue to Mountain Brow Road from March 4 until Dec. 6, 2024.

Road Closure - Balmoral Avenue - March 6, 2024

Posted on Friday, March 01, 2024 02:22 PM

Balmoral Avenue between Hart Avenue and Rossmore Boulevard will be closed on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for tree removal. Traffic will be detoured using Princess Boulevard.