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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
NOKIA Sunday Bikedays  
Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway – Westbound lanes on the south side of the Ottawa River and west of downtown from Vimy Place (War Museum) to Carling Avenue Colonel By Drive – Both lanes located on the east side of the Rideau Canal from Laurier Bridge to Hogs Back Bridge Rockcliffe Parkway – Both lanes running along the south side of the Ottawa River just east of downtown from the Aviation Parkway to St. Joseph Boulevard (Orleans)   Sunday, May 15 to Monday, September 5, 2016
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
High
Lane closures. Parkways closed to motor vehicles every Sunday morning from Victoria Day weekend to Labour Day (May 21 to September 2) 
1, 2, 12, 14, 15, 17 
Special Event
March and demonstration 
March – sidewalks – east on Wellington Street between Parliament Hill (Metcalfe Street entrance) and Elgin Street, south on Elgin Street between Wellington Street and Laurier Avenue, east on Laurier Avenue between Elgin Street and Range Road, and south on Range Road between Laurier Avenue East and the Embassy of Gabon (4 Range Road) Demonstration – sidewalk opposite the Embassy of Gabon (4 Range Road).   Friday, August 26, 2016
12:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Low
March and demonstration restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
The Extra Mile Walkathon 
East on Strandherd Drive between Barrhaven Town Centre (3777 Strandherd Drive) and River Road, and west on Strandherd Drive between River Road and Strandherd/Woodroffe Plaza (3302 Strandherd Drive)  Friday, August 26, 2016
10 a.m. to noon 
Low
Walk restricted to sidewalks 
3 
Special Event
Aerial Drone Survey 
Bank Street between Laurier Avenue and Gloucester Street, Laurier Avenue between Bank Street and Kent Street, and Gloucester Street between Bank Street and Kent Street  Sunday, August 28, 2016
6 a.m. to 8 a.m. 
Low
Street closure in effect 
12, 14 
Special Event
MEC Ottawa Century Ride  
50K cycle tour – Carp Road between W.E. Johnston Arena (3832 Carp Road) and Craig’s Side Road, Craig’s Side Road/Donald B. Munro Drive continue to Old Carp Road, south on Huntmar Drive between Old Carp Road and continue onto Iber Road, west on Abbott Street between Iber Road and Shea Road, south on Shea Road between Abbott Street and Fernbank Road, west on Fernbank Road between Shea Road and Jinkinson Road, north on Jinkinson Road between Fernbank Road and Hazeldean Road, west on Hazeldean Road between Jinkinson Road and David Manchester Road, north on David Manchester Road between Hazeldean Road and Richardson Side Road, west on Richardson Side Road between David Manchester Road ad Spruce Ridge Road, north on Spruce Ridge Road between Richardson Side Road and McGee Side Road, east on McGee Side Road between Spruce Ridge Road and Diamondview Road, north on Diamond View Road between McGee Side Road and Donald B Munro Drive, east on Donald B Munro Drive and continue onto Craig Side Road, south on Carp Road and proceed to W.E. Johnston Arena (3832 Carp Road) 100K and 150K cycle tour – Carp Road between W.E. Johnston Arena (3832 Carp Road) and Craig’s Side Road, Craig’s Side Road/Donald B. Munro Drive continue to Old Carp Road, south on Huntmar Drive between Old Carp Road and continue onto Iber Road, west on Abbott Street between Iber Road and Shea Road, south on Shea Road between Abbott Street and Fernbank Road, west on Fernbank Road between Shea Road and Munster Road, south on Munster Road between Fernbank Road and Flewellyn Road, west on Flewellyn Road between Munster Road and Ashton Station Road, Ashton Station Road between the westerly limits of the City of Ottawa and Flewellyn Road, Flewellyn Road between Ashton Station Road and Dwyer Hill Road, Dwyer Hill/Upper Dwyer Hill Road between Flewellyn Road and Old Almonte Road, Old Almonte Road between Upper Dwyer Hill Road and Beavertail Road, Beavertail Road between Old Almonte Road and Richardson Side Road, Richardson Side Road between Beavertail Road and Huntmar Drive, Huntmar Drive between Richardson Side Road and Old Carp Road, Old Carp Road between Huntmar Drive and Donald B. Munro Drive, Donald B. Munro Drive between Old Carp Road and Carp Road, and Carp Road between Donald B. Munro Drive and W.E. Johnston Arena (3832 Carp Road)   Sunday, August 28, 2016
7 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Low
Cycle tour restricted to named streets and roads 
5 
Special Event
6th Annual Manotick Soap Box Derby 
Beaverwood Road between Maple Street and Eastman Avenue  Sunday, August 28, 2016
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Low
Street closure in effect 
21 
Special Event
March and demonstration 
March – sidewalks – west on Wellington Street between Parliament Hill (Metcalf Street entrance) and Lyon Street, south on Lyon Street between Wellington Street and Sparks Street, and west on Sparks Street between Lyon Street and the Bangladesh High Commission Demonstration – sidewalk oppose the Bangladesh High Commission (350 Sparks Street)   Monday, August 29, 2016
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Low
March and demonstration restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
Big Bike Events 
Lyon Street between Sparks Street and Wellington Street, Wellington Street between Lyon Street and Elgin Street, Elgin Street southbound between Wellington Street and Albert Street, Albert Street between Elgin Street and Kent Street, and Kent Street between Albert Street and Sparks Street  Friday, September 16, 2016
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Low
Event restricted to one lane of named streets 
12, 14 
Construction
Queen Street Renewal project 
Bank Street southbound between Wellington Street and Albert Street   Saturday, June 4 to Monday, September 5, 2016
 
High
Bank Street southbound closed. Northbound reduced to one lane. Signed detour for vehicles and cyclists in place. Pedestrians directed to use an alternate crosswalk at Bank and Queen Street depending on the location of the current work. OC Transpo routes 1, 2, 7, 9 and 12 are detoured  
12, 14 
Construction
Emergency Bell Manhole Rebuild 
Bank Street between Patterson Avenue and Clemow Avenue   Monday, August 29 to Friday, September 23, 2016
 
High
Road reduced to one lane in each direction 
17 
Construction
Staging of formwork for Richcraft Homes construction 
Bay Street between Nepean Street and Gloucester Street  Friday, October 16, 2015 to Friday, September 2, 2016
 
Low
Bike lane closed: single file signs posted, and east sidewalk closed: pedestrians directed to west sidewalk 
14 
Construction
Main Street reconstruction project 
Beckwith Road between Main Street and Marlowe Crescent  Monday, June 13 to Friday, September 30, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Booth Street between Albert Street and Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway  Sunday, December 21, 2014 to Monday, December 19, 2016
 
Medium
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
14 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Bridge Street between Manotick Main Street and River Road  Monday, July 4 to Friday, August 26, 2016
 
High
Intermittent lane reductions 
21 
Construction
Hydro manhole repair 
Bronson Avenue between Somerset Street and Gladstone Avenue  Tuesday, August 16 to Monday, September 5, 2016
 
High
Road reduced to one lane in each direction 
14 
Construction
Hydro manhole repair 
Bronson Avenue between Somerset Street and Gladstone Avenue  Tuesday, September 6 to Friday, September 16, 2016
 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions 
14 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up 
Burnside Avenue between Carruthers Avenue and Stonehurst Avenue  Thursday, August 25, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Carp Road and approximately 215 metres north to Richardson Side Rd  Thursday, August 25 to Friday, September 30, 2016
 
Medium
Intermittent lane reductions 
5 
Construction
Watermain installation 
Carling Avenue between Sunny Brae Avenue and Bedale Drive  Tuesday, August 9 to Friday, September 2, 2016
 
High
Road reduced to one lane in each direction 
7 
Construction
Gilmour Street Trunk Sewer Reconstruction 
Cartier Street between Gilmour Street and Waverley Street  Tuesday, August 23 to Friday, November 18, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up 
Carruthers Avenue between Burnside Avenue and Lyndale Avenue   Tuesday, August 30, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Chamberlain Avenue between Kent Street and 80 metres west of Bank Street  Thursday, July 7 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
 
High
Intermittent lane reductions 
14 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Clare Street between Kirkwood Avenue and Hilson Avenue  Tuesday, September 6 to Monday, September 12, 2016
 
Low
Road closed  
15 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Columbus Avenue between Sharp Street and Lola Street  Monday, May 16 to Friday, December 16, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Watermain replacement 
Coronation Avenue between Russell Road and Botsford Street  Monday, August 29 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
18 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Cowell Road between McCordick Road and Malakoff Road  Thursday, September 1, 2016
 
Low
Road closed  
21 
Construction
Installation of new watermain and sewer services  
Crichton Street between Keefer Street and Dufferin Road  Monday, July 11 to Friday, October 21, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
13 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Crofters Grove between Wagon Drive and Farm Lane  Wednesday, August 10 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
5 
Construction
Sanitary sewer replacement 
Crystal Beach Drive between Ullswater Drive and Carling Avenue  Monday, August 15 to Wednesday, November 30, 2016
 
Medium
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
7 
Construction
Expansion of the Ottawa Art Gallery and redevelopment of Arts Court project 
Daly Avenue between Nicholas Street and Waller Street  Saturday, July 4, 2015 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Access to Ottawa Art Gallery and Arts Court remains open. Daly Avenue eastbound reduced to one lane. Sidewalk on the south side of roadway closed. Pedestrian detours posted  
12 
Construction
Kanata West Pump Station and Force Main Construction 
Davis Avenue between Rowe Drive and Katimavik Road  Monday, August 15 to Friday, October 7, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
23 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Diamondview Road between Donald B. Munro Drive and Old Coach Road  Tuesday, September 6 to Friday, October 21, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
5 
Construction
NAC Renovation project 
Elgin Street between Albert Street and Queen Street  Saturday, May 7 to Friday, September 30, 2016
 
High
Elgin northbound reduced from three to two lanes (through and left) between Albert and Queen. Sidewalk on east side of Elgin closed between Albert and Queen. Crosswalk between south side of Queen to Elgin closed.  
14 
Construction
The Lebreton Flats Diversion Chamber and Albert Street Reconstruction 
Empress Avenue between Albert Street and Dead End  Monday, May 9 to Monday, September 19, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Faraday Street entre avenue Clarendon et avenue Mayfair   Monday, August 29 to Friday, September 2, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Farm Lane between Crofters Grove and Armitage Avenue  Wednesday, August 10 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
5 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain construction 
Florence Street between Bay Street and Kent Street; and, Lyon Street North between James Street and Gladstone Avenue  Tuesday, August 16 to Friday, October 7, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Frank Street Tree Planting Program 
Frank Street between Bank Street and O'Connor Street  Tuesday, August 2 to Friday, September 30, 2016
 
Low
Street reduced to one lane  
14 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Fraser Avenue between Richmond Road and Skead Street  Monday, August 22 to Tuesday, August 23, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Culvert Replacement 
French Hill Road between Dunning Road and Sarsfield Road  Monday, August 15 to Thursday, September 15, 2016
 
Medium
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
19 
Construction
Bridge replacement 
Garvin Road between Huntley Road and Joys Drive  Monday, August 8 to Friday, September 9, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
21 
Construction
Structural Rehabilitation project 
George McIllraith Bridge between Riverside Drive and Rideau River  Wednesday, July 8, 2015 to Saturday, December 31, 2016
 
High
Reduced to one lane in each direction  
17 
Construction
Gilmour Street Trunk Sewer Reconstruction 
Gilmour Street between Elgin Street and the Driveway  Tuesday, May 10 to Saturday, November 19, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Gladstone Avenue between O’Connor Street and Metcalfe Street  Wednesday, August 17 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
14 
Construction
Greenbank Road widening - sewer and watermain reconstruction including railway underpass  
Greenbank Road between Malvern/Foxfield Drive and Marketplace Avenue   Wednesday, April 1, 2015 to Friday, July 28, 2017
 
Medium
Lane reductions. Two lanes of Greenbank Road that run beneath the Via Rail overpass are now open to traffic from Malvern Drive to Wessex/Berrigan as of Friday, July 22. 
3 
Construction
Asphaltic overlay 
Highway 174 (various locations) between Montreal Road and Trim Road   Monday, August 22 to Friday, September 30, 2016
7 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
Medium
Eastbound and westbound alternate lane closures 
1, 2, 11 
Construction
Asphaltic overlay 
Highway 174 between Monteal Road and Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard; and, eastbound on-ramps at Montreal Road   Sunday, August 28, 2016
7 p.m. to 6 a.m. 
Medium
One right lane and transit lane eastbound closed, also will include intermittent short duration ramp closures  
1, 2, 11 
Construction
Geotechnical work 
Highway 174 between Blair Road and Montreal Road   Monday, August 29, 2016
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
High
Eastbound left lane closed  
1, 2, 11 
Construction
Road maintenance and grass cutting 
Highway 174 between Trim Road and Canaan Road  Monday, August 29, 2016
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Low
Eastbound rolling shoulder closures  
1, 2, 11 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Highway 417 westbound east of the Split to Highway 174 eastbound   Sunday, June 28, 2015 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
Ramp closed. Motorists are encouraged to use Innes Road as a detour 
11 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Hilson Avenue between Buell Street and Clare Street  Thursday, August 25 to Friday, September 2, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Hurdman Station Multi-use pathways  Friday, October 23, 2015 to Monday, January 8, 2018
 
Low
Closures in effect 
17 
Construction
Watermain replacement 
Industrial Avenue between St. Laurent Boulevard and just west of Russell Road; and, Russell Road between Industrial Avenue and Coronation Avenue  Monday, July 25 to Monday, September 5, 2016
 
High
Lane closures. Reduced to one lane at all times. One sidewalk will be maintained for pedestrians at all times. OC Transpo routes 94, 95, 114 and 121 will continue to run on Industrial Avenue but will sometimes operate from a temporary stop when the permanent stop is within the active work area. For more information, please go to octranspo.com. 
18 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Island Park Drive between Carling Avenue and Byron Avenue  Monday, August 22 to Monday, September 19, 2016
 
High
Intermittent lane reductions 
15 
Construction
Anderson Bridge Rehabilitation Project 
John Shaw Road between Grants Side Road and Kinburn Side Road  Monday, July 4 to Tuesday, September 27, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
5 
Construction
Force Main installation 
Katimavik Road between Eagleson Road and Terry Fox Drive  Monday, August 8 to Wednesday, November 30, 2016
 
Low
Road reduced to one lane in each direction 
4 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Kent Street between Catherine Street and Wellington Street  Monday, May 9 to Friday, September 30, 2016
 
High
Intermittent lane reductions 
14 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Kitoman Crescent between Bridge Street and Dead End  Monday, July 11 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
20 
Construction
Building of 3-metre wide multi-use pathway, repaving and culvert extension 
Klondike Road between March Road and Sandhill Road  Monday, June 20 to Thursday, September 29, 2016
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions on Klondike Road 
4 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Lakeview Terrace between Bronson Avenue and Queen Elizabeth Drive  Monday, August 8 to Wednesday, November 30, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
17 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Lancaster Road between St. Laurent Boulevard and Walkley Road  Wednesday, August 17 to Friday, September 16, 2016
 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions   
18 
Construction
Left turn from eastbound Laurier Avenue to King Avenue northbound  
Laurier Avenue at King Edward Avenue  Sunday, April 24, 2016 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
Left turn from eastbound Laurier Avenue to King Avenue northbound no longer permitted 
12 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Lees Avenue on-ramp (Eastbound)  Thursday, June 13, 2013 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
On-ramp closed – signage in place 
11 
Construction
Bridge Rehabilitation 
Leitrim Road between Farmers Way and Foubert Court  Monday, May 2 to Tuesday, October 25, 2016
 
Low
Bridge closed - signed detours in place 
19 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Lester Road between 100 metres west of Alert Road and Bank Street  Tuesday, July 26 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions   
10 
Construction
Gilmour Street Trunk Sewer Reconstruction 
Lewis Street between MacDonald Street and Elgin Street  Monday, August 29 to Friday, September 2, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
The Lebreton Flats Diversion Chamber and Albert Street Reconstruction 
Lorne Avenue between Albert Street and Primrose Avenue  Tuesday, May 3 to Friday, September 16, 2016
 
Low
Street closed. However, during the closure Lorne Avenue is converted to permit two-way traffic 
14 
Construction
Installation of new watermain/sewer services and road reconstruction  
Lyman Street between Kirkwood Avenue and Hilson Avenue  Monday, July 4 to Friday, October 28, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Lyon Street North between Sparks Street and Albert Street; and Queen Street between Bay Street and Kent Street  Monday, July 13, 2015 to Monday, July 31, 2017
 
Medium
Lyon Street reduced to two southbound lanes. Lane reductions on Queen Street in effect  
14 
Construction
General maintenance inspections on the Memorial Arch. 
Lyon Street between Wellington Street Queen Street  Friday, July 31, 2015 to Thursday, August 3, 2017
7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. 
Medium
Intermittent lane reductions 
14 
Construction
Installation of scaffolding at West Memorial Building 
Lyon Street between Wellington Street and Sparks Street  Monday, July 18 to Wednesday, September 14, 2016
 
Low
Road closure in effect in northbound direction only 
14 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
MacKenzie Avenue between Murray Street and Wellington Street   Saturday, May 30, 2015 to Wednesday, November 30, 2016
 
Medium
MacKenzie Avenue reduced to two lane between 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., and 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Reduced to one lane at all other times. Medium impact for cyclists and pedestrians  
12 
Construction
Main Street reconstruction project 
Main Street northbound between Clegg Street and Lees Avenue  Monday, May 25, 2015 to Monday, August 29, 2016
 
High
Northbound lanes closed  
17 
Construction
Main Street reconstruction project 
Main Street northbound between Clegg Street and Hazel Street  Monday, April 4 to Thursday, December 1, 2016
 
High
Northbound lanes closed. Signage in place 
17 
Construction
Main Street reconstruction project 
Main Street northbound between Clegg Street and Riverdale Avenue  Monday, May 2 to Wednesday, November 2, 2016
 
High
Northbound lanes closed. Signage in place 
17 
Construction
Main Street reconstruction project 
Main Street northbound between Riverdale Avenue and Lees Avenue  Monday, May 2 to Wednesday, November 2, 2016
 
High
Northbound lanes closed. Signage in place 
17 
Construction
Kanata West Pump Station and Force Main Construction 
Maple Grove Road between Terry Fox Drive and Silver Seven Road  Wednesday, July 20 to Friday, October 14, 2016
 
Medium
Road closed 
23 
Construction
Kanata West Pump Station and Force Main Construction 
Maple Grove Road between Silver Seven Road and Roseville Avenue   Thursday, September 8 to Friday, October 14, 2016
 
Medium
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
23 
Construction
Bridge Rehabilitation 
McDiarmid Road between Swale Road and Dalmac Road  Monday, August 29 to Wednesday, October 26, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
20 
Construction
Jacking of bridge structure 
McIlraith Bridge (Main/Smyth) between Riverdale Avenue and Riverside Drive  Monday, August 29 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
8 p.m. to 6 a.m. 
Low
Road closure - short duration closure up to 10 minutes per occurrence. Flag persons on site to control traffic 
16 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain construction 
McLeod Street between Kent Street and Bay Street  Monday, June 13 to Friday, September 16, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Meath Street between Carling Avenue and Thames Street  Monday, June 13 to Tuesday, September 6, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
16 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Merivale Road between Baseline Road and 110 metres north of Central Park Drive  Monday, July 4 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
 
High
Intermittent lane reductions 
8 
Construction
Façade rehabilitation 
Metcalfe Street at Sparks Street  Monday, March 14, 2016 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Medium
Metcalfe reduced to one lane 
14 
Construction
Metcalfe Street Tree Planting Program 
Metcalfe Street between Nepean Street and Gloucester Street  Saturday, August 6 to Friday, September 30, 2016
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Low
Lane reductions in effect 
14 
Construction
Phase 3 of emergency culvert replacement  
Monterey Drive between Guthrie Street and Abingdon Drive  Monday, July 11 to Friday, September 2, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour in place 
8 
Construction
Installation of new watermain/sewer services and road reconstruction  
Mulvihill Avenue between Kirkwood Avenue and Hilson Avenue  Monday, July 4 to Friday, October 28, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Final phase East Transit Detour 
Nicholas Street between Laurier Avenue and Hwy. 417  Sunday, April 24, 2016 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
Nicholas Street will be reduced to one general traffic lane northbound and will be marked with a northbound reserved bus lane between Highway 417 and Laurier Avenue. Buses will also use Nicholas Street in the southbound direction in either of the two traffic lanes, with a reserved bus lane beginning at the 417 Eastbound on-Ramp. Motorists should plan out alternate routes in advance and encouraged to avoid the area if possible.  
12 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Navaho Drive between Agincourt Road and Iris Street  Monday, August 29 to Friday, November 18, 2016
 
Medium
Road closed. OC Transpo route #150 detoured 
8 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
1) Navaho Drive between Albany Drive and Laxton Crescent, and 2) Sherman Drive between Emerald Avenue and Cline Crescent  Monday, August 29 to Friday, September 30, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
8 
Construction
Bridge Rehabilitation 
9th Line Road between Marvelville Road and Castor Road  Wednesday, August 10 to Friday, September 2, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
20 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
O’Connor Street between Wellington Street and Queen Street, and intersection of O’Connor Street and Queen Street   Monday, November 9, 2015 to Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
High
Lane and intersection reductions in effect. One lane on O’Connor Street will remain open to motorists and cyclists at all times. One sidewalk will remain open to pedestrians at all times, but there may be intermittent closures on the east side. Please follow signed detours 
12, 14 
Construction
O’Connor Street Bikeway construction 
O'Connor Street between Laurier Avenue and Fifth Avenue  Monday, June 6 to Wednesday, November 30, 2016
 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions  
14, 17 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Old Innes Road/Sheffield Road between West Dead End and 320 metres south of Leeds Avenue  Monday, August 15 to Friday, September 30, 2016
 
Low
Lane reductions 
18 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Old St. Laurent Boulevard between Joliffe Street and Foley Avenue  Wednesday, August 17 to Friday, September 30, 2016
 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions 
18 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Ottawa Street between 80 metres west of Joy's Side Road South and Fortune Street  Monday, July 4 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
21 
Construction
Bridge Culvert Replacement 
Parkway Road Eastbound between Meadow Drive and Bank Street  Tuesday, August 2 to Friday, August 26, 2016
 
Low
Eastbound lane closed only. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
20 
Construction
Lebreton Flats Diversion Chamber and Albert Street Reconstruction 
Perkins Street between Albert Street and Dead End  Tuesday, May 31 to Friday, September 30, 2016
 
Low
Road closure in effect 
14 
Construction
Emergency Bell Manhole Rebuild 
Powell Avenue westbound and Bank Street intersection   Monday, August 29 to Friday, September 23, 2016
 
Low
Powell Avenue westbound closed at intersection 
17 
Construction
Facilitating maintenance of adjacent building  
Queen Street between Metcalfe Street and O'Connor Street  Monday, July 6, 2015 to Friday, June 2, 2017
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect  
14 
Construction
O-Train Confederation Line Light Rail (LRT) Transit project - construction for future Lyon Station 
Queen Street at Lyon Street  Monday, July 6, 2015 to Saturday, July 29, 2017
 
High
Following lane reductions in effect: • Lane reductions along Lyon Street between Sparks Street and Albert Street • Lyon Street bike lane is removed from Sparks to Albert streets for the duration of Lyon Station west entrance construction  
14 
Construction
Queen Street rehabilitation project 
Queen Street between Bay Street and Metcalfe Street  Sunday, April 24, 2016 to Wednesday, January 31, 2018
 
Medium
Queen Street reduced to one eastbound lane (changed to one-way). Westbound traffic is no longer permitted. A signed detour is in place to direct westbound motorists to Albert Street 
14 
Construction
LRT project. Replacement of storm and sanitary sewers, road and sidewalk reconstruction and streetscaping 
Queen Street between Bay Street and Lyon Street  Thursday, August 18 to Friday, October 7, 2016
 
High
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
14 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Rideau Street between Sussex Drive and Dalhousie Street  Friday, August 28, 2015 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
Traffic restrictions in effect. One lane in each direction open for exempt vehicles: OC Transpo and STO buses, taxis, delivery vehicles and light rail transit construction vehicles. Motorists and cyclists detoured with detour signage in place.  
12 
Construction
Road and sewer reconstruction 
Rideau Valley Drive South between Roger Stevens Drive and Dilworth Road  Monday, August 22 to Friday, September 23, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
21 
Construction
Installation of new watermain and sewer services  
River Lane between Keefer Street and Dufferin Road  Monday, July 11 to Friday, October 21, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
13 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
River Road between Mitch Owens Road and Leitrim Road  Tuesday, July 12 to Friday, September 2, 2016
 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions north of Earl Armstrong Road /lane reductions south of Earl Armstrong Road 
20, 22 
Construction
Realignment of Riverside Drive as part of the Hospital Link project 
Riverside Drive between Smyth Road and Hincks Lane  Monday, August 8 to Monday, September 5, 2016
 
High
Riverside Drive reduced to one lane in each direction 
16 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Riverside Drive on and off ramps between Riverside Drive and Bronson Avenue  Tuesday, August 16 to Monday, August 29, 2016
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions 
17 
Construction
Installation of new watermain and services  
Rosebella Avenue between Mavis Street and Bank Street; and, Rosebella Avenue between Eighth Street and Conroy Road  Monday, July 4 to Thursday, September 1, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
10 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Royal York Street between Fortune Street and Fowler Road  Monday, July 4 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
21 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Scott Street/Albert Street between Smirle Avenue and Empress Avenue   Monday, July 6, 2015 to Wednesday, May 30, 2018
 
Medium
Long term lane reductions to accommodate new bus only lanes, Scott Street and Albert Street have been reduced to one eastbound lane and one westbound lane at all times  
15 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Somerset Street East between Sweetland Drive and Russell Avenue  Wednesday, August 17 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
12 
Construction
Integrated Municipal road reconstruction 
Spencer Street between Holland Avenue and Western Avenue  Thursday, May 26 to Wednesday, November 30, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Installation of new sanitary, storm and watermain 
Spratt Road between Poplin Street and Rideau Road  Monday, April 18 to Friday, August 26, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
22 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Springhurst Avenue between Main Street and Rosemere Avenue  Tuesday, August 30 to Tuesday, September 13, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. However, during closure road will be converted to permit two-way traffic 
17 
Construction
Bridge replacement 
Stagecoach Road between Snake Island Road and Osgoode Main Street  Monday, September 12 to Monday, October 31, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
20 
Construction
Watermain Installation 
St. Joseph Boulevard between Hart Road and Youville Drive/Forest Valley Drive  Sunday, August 7 to Friday, September 30, 2016
 
High
Intermittent off-peak lane reductions Road reduced to one lane in each direction. High impact for vehicles and cyclists 
1, 2, 11, 19 
Construction
Innovation Station and Park and Ride Facility Construction Project 
Terry Fox Drive (west of Innovation Drive)/Terry Fox Intersection; Innovation Drive between Terry Fox Drive and Goulbourn Forced Road; Goulbourn Forced Road (west of Innovation Drive)  Monday, April 25 to Saturday, December 31, 2016
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Low
Road closed 
4 
Construction
Force Main installation 
Terry Fox Drive between Maple Grove Road and Katimavik Road  Thursday, June 30 to Friday, September 2, 2016
 
Medium
Road reduced to two lanes in each direction 
4 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Topol Lane between Huntmar Road and dead end  Thursday, August 4 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
5 
Construction
Rehabilitation of Minto Bridges East and Centre 
Union Street between Minto Bridge Centre and Stanley Avenue  Monday, December 16, 2013 to Saturday, December 31, 2016
 
Low
Bridge closed - signed detours in place 
12, 13 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Uplands Drive between Hunt Club Road and Country Club Drive East  Monday, May 9 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
 
High
Intermittent lane reductions 
16 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Valley Stream Drive between Baseline Road and Sandcastle Road  Monday, August 15 to Friday, August 26, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
8 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Wagon Drive between 50 metres north of Mast Lane to Mast Lane East  Wednesday, August 10 to Wednesday, August 31, 2016
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
5 
Construction
Bridge Rehabilitation 
Walkley Road at Airport Parkway  Monday, July 29, 2013 to Saturday, October 1, 2016
 
Low
Road reduced to one lane in each direction 
16 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Waller Street between Laurier Avenue East and Nicholas Street  Friday, July 26, 2013 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Expansion of the Ottawa Art Gallery and redevelopment of Arts Court project 
Waller Street between Daly Avenue and MacKenzie King Bridge  Saturday, July 4, 2015 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Access to Ottawa Art Gallery and Arts Court remains open. Daly Avenue eastbound reduced to one lane. Sidewalk on the west side of roadway closed. Pedestrian detours posted  
12 
Construction
Gilmour Street Trunk Sewer Reconstruction 
Waverley Street between MacDonald Street and Elgin Street  Monday, September 5 to Friday, September 16, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Facilitating building repair 
Wellington Street between Kent Street and Bank Street  Tuesday, April 19, 2016 to Thursday, May 10, 2018
 
Low
Sidewalk on south side closed 
14 
Construction
Watermain, sewers and road rehabilitation 
Woodcrest Road between Kilborn Avenue and Kilborn Avenue  Monday, April 11 to Friday, October 14, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
18 

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