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2023 Street Tree Pruning Program

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023 01:47 PM

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

Our pruning program is very important work that protects our urban tree canopy and has many other benefits, besides protecting our urban tree canopy:

  1. It’s safer and easier for emergency response vehicles (FIRE, EMS, police), snowplows, garbage trucks and other utility vehicles to get around neighbourhoods to deliver important services our residents rely on.
  2. It makes sure there are clear site lines around intersections and driveways and makes traffic signs more visible 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 has and works with certified arborists to prune municipal trees. They are highly trained and qualified experts and they follow the City’s approved Tree Pruning Standards and International Society of Arboriculture best...

Sound of Music Road Closures June 15-18, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 08:00 AM

The annual Sound of Music Festival is taking place June 15 to 18, 2023. To meet the needs of the festival and to ensure public safety, road closures are noted below. Parade route streets will re-open as soon as possible after the parade on June 17. Vehicles parked illegally in the event area will be tagged or towed for emergency access.

Road Closures Lakeshore Road Closures: June 15 to June 17 nightly from 10 p.m. to midnight; and June 18 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.:
  • Lakeshore Road from Elizabeth Street to Maple Avenue.
Streetfest Closures: Saturday, June 17 from 3 a.m. to Sunday, June 18 at 8 p.m.:
  • Brant Street from Caroline Street to Lakeshore Road.
Parade Closures: Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the following streets will be closed:
  • Baldwin Street from Hurd Avenue to Brant Street
  • Brant Street from James Street to Baldwin Street
  • Drury Lane from Courtland Drive to New Street
  • Caroline Street from Drury Lane to Elizabeth Street
  • James Street from Brant Street to Elizabeth Street
  • Elizabeth Street...

Moon in June Road Race, Road Closures June 10

Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 03:43 PM

The 32nd annual Moon in June Road Race is happening on Saturday, June 10. These races require road and lane closures in Burlington. Streets will reopen as soon as possible following the end of the race.

Vehicles parked illegally in the area will be tagged or towed to allow emergency access.

Road Closures
  • 3 to 11:30 p.m. – James Street between John Street and Brant Street
  • 4 to 11:30 p.m. – Brant Street between Ontario and Elgin Street
  • 6 to 11 p.m. – Brant Street between Caroline Street and Lakeshore Road
  • 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. – Lakeshore Road (east bound) between John Street and Brock Street; Brock Avenue between Lakeshore Road and Elgin Street; Elgin Street between Brock Street and Maple Avenue
Exit Points
  • Baldwin Street/Victoria Avenue at Brant Street
  • Maple Avenue at Ontario Street
Traffic Lane Closures
  • Southbound Brant Street between Baldwin and Caroline Street
  • All other streets on the race route will have one lane open for local access
Resident Access

Emergency Services access will be maintained at...

Tyandaga Park Drive - June 5

Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 03:50 PM

Tyandaga Park Drive, near the west entrance of Tyandaga Golf Course, will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, June 5 for installation of a water valve chamber. 

LaSalle Park Road Closures

Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 02:54 PM

Due to storm sewer installation and repair work, LaSalle Park Road will be closed from Oaklands Park Court to the LaSalle Park Community Marina, daily from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. from June 5 to June 9 and June 12 to June 16. Pedestrians can access the marina through LaSalle Park.