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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Construction
Installation of new services 
Broadview Avenue between Byron Avenue and Kenwood Avenue  Friday, July 17, 2015 to Friday, August 18, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Mountbatten Avenue between Blossom Drive and Cavendish Road  Wednesday, August 9 to Friday, August 18, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
To facilitate construction of an adjacent development 
Friel Street between Wilbrod Street and Laurier Avenue East  Friday, August 18, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Special Event
A Taste of Manotick 
Manotick Main Street between Bridge Street and Currier Street  Saturday, August 19, 2017
2 p.m. to 10 p.m. 
Medium
Road closed 
21 
Special Event
Shriners Parade 
Wellington Street between Bank Street and Elgin Street; Elgin Street between Wellington Street and Laurier Avenue West, and Laurier Avenue west between Elgin Street and Nicholas Street  Saturday, August 19, 2017
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Medium
Road closed 
14 
Special Event
March 
Mackenzie King Bridge between Confederation Park and Colonel By Drive; Colonel By Drive between MacKenzie King Bridge and Rideau Street; Rideau Street between Colonel By Drive between William Street; William Street between Rideau Street and York Street; York Street between William Street and Dalhousie Street; Dalhousie Street between York Street and Clarence Street; Clarence Street between Dalhousie Street and ByWard Market Square; ByWard Market Square between Clarence Street and York Street; York Street between ByWard Markey Square and Sussex Drive; Sussex Drive between York Street and Rideau Street, and Rideau/Wellington Street between Sussex Drive and Parliament Hill  Saturday, August 19, 2017
1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. 
Low
Restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Nicholas Street between Mann Avenue and Waller Street  Friday, August 18 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
8 p.m. Friday, August 18 to 10 p.m. Sunday, August 20 
Medium
Lane reductions 
12 
Special Event
Vietnamese Canadian Community Demonstration and March 
Charles Street between MacKay Street and Alexander Street; Alexander Street between Charles Street and St. Thomas Street; St. Thomas Street between Alexander Street and MacKay Street, and MacKay Street between St. Thomas Street and the Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam   Sunday, August 20, 2017
Noon to 3 p.m. 
Low
Restricted to sidewalks 
13 
Special Event
India Independence Day Parade 
Wellington Street eastbound lanes only between Bank Street and Elgin Street; Elgin Street between Wellington Street and Laurier Avenue West, and Laurier Avenue West between Elgin Street and Ottawa City Hall  Sunday, August 20, 2017
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
Low
Lane closures  
14 
Special Event
Feast of St. Rocco Procession 
Gladstone Avenue between St. Anthony’s Church and Preston Street, and Preston Street between Gladstone Avenue and St. Anthony’s Italia Soccer Club   Sunday, August 20, 2017
11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
Low
Restricted to sidewalks 
14 
Special Event
MEC Ottawa Century Ride 
Carp Road between W. Erskine Johnston Arena and Craig Side Road; Craig Side Road between Carp Road and Donald B. Munro Drive; Donald B. Munro Drive between Craig Side Road and Diamondview Road; Diamondview Road between Donald B. Munro Drive and McGee Side Road; McGee Side Road between Diamondview Road and Spruce Ridge Road; Spruce Ridge Road between McGee Side Road and Hazeldean Road; Hazeldean Road between Spruce Ridge Road and Jinkinson Road; Jinkinson Road between Hazeldean Road and Fernbank Road; Fernbank Road between Jinkinson Road and Shea Road; Shea Road between Fernbank Road and Abbott Street east; Abbott Street east between Shea Road and Iber Road; Iber Road between Abbott Street east and Huntmar Drive; Huntmar Drive between Iber Road and Richardson Side Road; Richardson Side Road between Huntmar Drive and Terry Fox Drive; Terry Fox Drive between Richardson Side Road and Old Second Line Road; Old Second Line Road between Terry Fox Drive and Old Carp Road; Old Carp Road between Old Second Line Road and Donald B. Munro Drive; Donald B. Munro Drive between Old Carp Road and Carp Road; Carp Road between Donald B. Munro and W. Erskine Johnston Arena  Sunday, August 20, 2017
7 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Low
Lane reductions 
5 
Special Event
St. Charbel family gathering procession 
Donald Street between Vera Street and Quill Street  Sunday, August 20, 2017
1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Special Event
Dunrobin Kids of Steel  
Riddell Drive between March Valley Road and Sixth Line Road and Sixth Line Road between Riddell Drive and a point 500 metres west of Riddell Drive   Sunday, August 20, 2017
8 a.m. to noon 
Low
Road closed 
5 
Construction
Culvert work 
Highway 174 between Cameron Street and East Shore Road  Wednesday, July 12 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Medium
East and westbound periodic lane closures. Flagging operation in effect. Prepare to stop 
1, 19 
Construction
Installation of new services 
Laurier Avenue East between Sweetland Avenue and Friel Street  Saturday, August 19 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
12 
Construction
Sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Harrison Street between Lavina Crescent and Dayton Crescent  Tuesday, August 8 to Tuesday, August 22, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
8 
Construction
Culvert work 
Osgoode Main Street between Nixon Drive and River Road  Friday, August 18 to Tuesday, August 22, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
20 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Ste. Monique Street between Jolliet Avenue and Lavergne Street  Tuesday, August 8 to Tuesday, August 22, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Installation of new services 
Ontario Street between North River Road to Marguerite Avenue  Monday, August 21 to Tuesday, August 22, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
To facilitate construction of an adjacent development 
Friel Street from Wilbrod Street to Laurier Avenue East  Tuesday, August 22 to Wednesday, August 23, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Canary Street (Ward 19) from Navan Road to Colombo Court  Wednesday, August 16 to Wednesday, August 23, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Installation of new services 
King George Street between Quill Street and Vera Street  Monday, August 21 to Thursday, August 24, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Arnot Road between Fisher Avenue and Dynes Road  Monday, August 21 to Friday, August 25, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
16 
Construction
Installation of new services 
Russell Avenue between Osgoode Street and Somerset Street East  Monday, August 21 to Friday, August 25, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Installation of new services 
Ivanhoe Avenue between Elmhurst Avenue and Carling Avenue  Monday, August 21 to Friday, August 25, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Special Event
Vets Kids of Carlington 
Harrold Place at Veteran Avenue  Saturday, August 26, 2017
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Low
Road closed 
16 
Construction
Box Culvert installation 
Fernbank Road between Shea Road and Robert Grant Avenue  Monday, August 14 to Monday, August 28, 2017
 
Medium
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
6 
Construction
Installation of new services 
Lebreton Street between Daniel McCann Street and Plymouth Street  Tuesday, August 15 to Wednesday, August 23, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Magladry Road between McNeely Road and Heuvelmans Road  Friday, July 17, 2015 to Thursday, August 24, 2017
7 a.m., Monday, July 17 to 5 p.m., Monday, August 24 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Rockdale Road between Russell Road and Golf Course Road  Friday, July 17, 2015 to Thursday, August 24, 2017
7 a.m., Monday, July 17 to 5 p.m., Monday, August 24 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Installation and connection of new services  
De La Melodie Street between Renaud Road and Tulip Tree Way  Saturday, July 25, 2015 to Friday, August 25, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
2 
Special Event
Westboro Fuse  
Richmond Road between Golden Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue, and Richmond Road between Churchill Avenue and McRae Avenue  Monday, July 27, 2015
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Special Event
Manotick Soap Box Derby 
Beaverwood Road between Maple Street and Eastman Avenue  Monday, July 27, 2015
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Medium
Road closed 
21 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Fisher Avenue at Deer Park Rd/Dynes Road  Saturday, July 25 to Tuesday, July 28, 2015
9 p.m., Friday, August 25 to 6 a.m. Monday, August 28 
Medium
Road closed 
16 
Special Event
Canadian Pacific Women’s Open  
North Bowesville Road between Uplands Drive and Hunt Club Road  Monday, August 21, 2017 to Tuesday, July 28, 2015
5 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily 
Low
Road closed 
16 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Jolliet Avenue between Beechwood Avenue and Des Pères Blancs Avenue  Monday, May 15 to Tuesday, August 29, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Watermain replacement 
Maplehurst Avenue between Carling Avenue and Birchdale Avenue  Monday, August 21 to Tuesday, August 29, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Lyon Street southbound between Wellington Street and Queen Street  Tuesday, August 1 to Thursday, August 31, 2017
7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. 
High
Intermittent lane reductions 
14 
Construction
Asphaltic overlay 
Richmond Road between Pinecrest Road and Carling Avenue  Thursday, August 3 to Thursday, August 31, 2017
 
High
Intermittent lane reductions 
7, 15 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Percy Street between Glendale Avenue and Powell Avenue  Tuesday, August 1 to Thursday, August 31, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Renfrew Avenue between Imperial Avenue and Lyon Street  Tuesday, August 1 to Thursday, August 31, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Asphaltic overlay 
Ferry Road between Galetta Side Road and Alywin Road  Wednesday, August 9 to Thursday, August 31, 2017
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
5 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Strachan Road between McBean Street and East dead end  Thursday, August 17 to Thursday, August 31, 2017
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
21 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Golden Line Road between McArton Road and Hamilton Road  Wednesday, August 16 to Thursday, August 31, 2017
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
5 
Construction
Asphaltic overlay 
Featherston Drive between Kilborn Drive and Ryder Street  Monday, July 10 to Friday, September 1, 2017
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect  
18 
Construction
Asphaltic overlay 
Hemlock Street between St. Laurent Boulevard and Juliana Road  Monday, July 10 to Friday, September 1, 2017
 
Low
Off peak lane reductions  
13 
Construction
Asphaltic overlay 
Heron Road between Bank Street and Finn Crescent   Monday, July 10 to Friday, September 1, 2017
 
High
Off peak lane reductions  
18 
Special Event
Canadian Triathlon 
Hog’s Back Road between Prince of Wales Drive and Riverside Drive  Saturday, September 2, 2017
6 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Low
Road closed 
16 
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 21 to Sunday, September 3, 2017
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) 
 
Special Event
Bar Robo 
Cambridge Street North (westerly curb lane) between Somerset Street West and to a point approximately 40 metres south of Somerset Street  Sunday, May 28 to Sunday, September 3, 2017
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Low
Street closure in effect every Sunday 
14 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Hector-Hotte Way between Jolliet Avenue and Marquette Avenue  Wednesday, August 2 to Tuesday, September 5, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Richmond Road sidewalk reconstruction, construction of new barrier curb and cycle track 
Richmond Road between Forest Street and Assaly Road   Monday, June 12 to Friday, September 15, 2017
 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions. Possible closure of on-road bike lane  
7 
Special Event
Inspiration Village 
York Street (central median and parking spaces) between Sussex Drive and ByWard Market Square  Sunday, April 23 to Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Midnight, Sunday, April 23 to 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, September 20 
Low
Street closure in effect 
12 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Ferland Street between Jolliet Street and Dead End  Wednesday, August 9 to Friday, September 22, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Marvelville Road between Yorks Corners Road and Gregoire Road  Tuesday, August 22 to Friday, September 22, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
20 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Deer Park Road between Fisher Avenue and Forest Park Avenue  Monday, August 28 to Friday, September 22, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Installation of new services 
King George Street (Ward 13) from Quill Street to Vera Street  Monday, August 21 to Thursday, August 24, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Installation of new services 
Rebecca Crescent between Oriole Drive and Kindle Court   Tuesday, May 23 to Monday, September 25, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
11 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Yorks Corners Road between Castor Road and Marvelville Road  Friday, September 22 to Wednesday, September 27, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
20 
Construction
Forcemain installation 
Katimavik Road between Eagleson Road and Castlefrank Road   Wednesday, May 10 to Wednesday, September 27, 2017
 
Medium
Road reduced to one lane in each direction  
23 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Ste. Cecile Street between Beechwood Avenue and Des Pères Blancs Avenue  Monday, May 29 to Wednesday, September 27, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Dozois Road between Mitch Owens Road and Gough Road  Monday, September 25 to Friday, September 29, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
20 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Albany Drive between Navaho Drive and Cline Crescent  Monday, May 8 to Friday, September 29, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
8 
Construction
Sanitary sewer replacement  
Bedale Drive between Crystal Beach Drive and Carling Avenue  Monday, May 29 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Sanitary sewer replacement  
Conniston Avenue between Crystal Beach Drive and Graynor Place  Monday, May 15 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Sanitary sewer replacement  
Hexham Road between Stillwater Drive and Marsden Place  Monday, May 29 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Sanitary sewer replacement  
Stillwater Drive between Hexham Road and Bedale Drive  Monday, May 29 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Sanitary sewer replacement  
Ullswater Drive between Roche Place and Crystal Beach Drive  Monday, May 15 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Sanitary sewer replacement  
Whitburn Crescent between Hexham Road and Marsden Place  Monday, May 29 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
William McEwan Drive between Prince of Wales Drive and Brophy Road  Monday, May 29 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
21 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Shillington Avenue between Merivale Road and Fisher Avenue  Monday, August 21 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
 
High
Intermittent lane reductions 
16 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Marvelville Road between Yorks Corners Road and 9th Line Road  Thursday, September 28 to Tuesday, October 3, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
20 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Rideau Road between Ramsayville Road nd Bank Street  Monday, October 2 to Friday, October 6, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Hall Road between Mitch Owens Road and Thunder Road  Monday, August 28 to Friday, October 6, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Perrier Avenue between Lavergne Street and Duford Street  Friday, July 21 to Friday, October 13, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Lavergne Street between Garneau Street and Ste. Monique Street  Thursday, July 27 to Friday, October 13, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
River Road between Nixon Drive and Osgoode Main Street  Tuesday, October 10 to Monday, October 16, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
20 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Springhill Road between Yorks Corners Road to Gregoire Road  Wednesday, October 4 to Wednesday, October 18, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
20 
Construction
Woodpark traffic pilot project 
Hartleigh Avenue northbound at Richmond Road; Richardson Avenue northbound at Byron Avenue and Richmond Road; Byron Avenue east and westbound at Woodroffe Avenue  Tuesday, August 8 to Friday, October 27, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
MTO Bridge Rehabilitation 
Bankfield Road at Highway 416 Overpass  Monday, July 17 to Friday, October 27, 2017
 
Medium
Alternating Signals for one lane per direction 
21 
Construction
MTO Bridge Rehabilitation 
Barnsdale Road at Highway 416 Overpass  Monday, July 17 to Friday, October 27, 2017
 
Medium
Alternating Signals for one lane per direction 
21 
Construction
Sarsfield Road bridge culvert replacement 
Sarsfield Road between Magladry Road and Dunning Road  Monday, July 24 to Saturday, October 28, 2017
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
19 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Pana Road between Yorks Corners Road to Boundary Road  Wednesday, October 18 to Monday, October 30, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
20 
Special Event
Ogilvy Square  
Affichage du travail d'art ville d'Ottawa - Ogilvy Square   Saturday, July 1 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Ogilvy Square in use 
12 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction project 
Cyr Avenue between Jeanne Mance Street and Montreal Road  Thursday, July 27 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
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
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction project 
Jeanne Mance Street between Kendall Avenue and Olmstead Street  Thursday, July 27 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction project 
Kendall Avenue between Jeanne Mance Street and Dead End   Thursday, July 27 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Renfrew Avenue between Percy Street andBronson Avenue  Monday, June 12 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
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
Façade rehabilitation 
Metcalfe Street at Sparks Street  Monday, March 14, 2016 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Medium
Metcalfe reduced to one lane 
14 
Construction
Loretta Avenue South reconstruction 
Loretta Avenue South between Carling Avenue and Young Street  Wednesday, June 14 to Friday, November 3, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Imperial Avenue between Chamberlain Avenue and Renfrew Avenue  Tuesday, April 18 to Thursday, November 16, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Renfrew Avenue between Percy Street and Lyon Street  Tuesday, April 18 to Thursday, November 16, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
O-Train Confederation Line Light Rail (LRT) Transit project - Queen Street renewal 
Queen Street between Bank Street and O’Connor Street  Saturday, June 24 to Friday, December 1, 2017
5 p.m., Saturday, June 24 to 5 p.m., Friday, December 1 
Medium
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
14 
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 Sunday, December 31, 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
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Dynes Road Westbound between Fisher Avenue and Morley Boulevard  Friday, August 11 to Sunday, December 31, 2017
 
Low
Lane reductions 
16 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Hurdman Station Multi-use pathways  Friday, October 23, 2015 to Monday, January 8, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
Queen Victoria Street between Stanley Avenue and Crichton Street  Monday, March 20, 2017 to Tuesday, March 20, 2018
 
Low
Road closure in effect 
13 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
River Lane between Union Street and Keefer Street  Monday, March 20, 2017 to Tuesday, March 20, 2018
 
Low
Street closure in effect, however, during closure River Lane will be converted to permit two-way traffic 
13 
Construction
Building construction 
Champagne Avenue between Beech Street and Hickory Street  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 to Wednesday, March 28, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
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
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
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
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
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
Confederation Line Light Rail Project - Rideau Sreet Station 
Rideau Street between Sussex Drive and Dalhousie Street  Wednesday, October 19, 2016 to Tuesday, July 31, 2018
 
Medium
Cars and cyclists are still not permitted on this portion of Rideau Street until the O-Train Confederation Line begins operating in 2018. However, it is now open to bus and taxi traffic. Pedestrian access to businesses and residences remains open as usual. 
12 
Construction
To facilitate construction of an adjacent development 
St. Patrick Street westbound between Beausoleil Drive and King Edward Avenue   Monday, June 19, 2017 to Sunday, December 30, 2018
 
Medium
Lane reductions in effect. Low impact for cyclists, pedestrians and Transit.  
12 

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