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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
Maple Sugarfest 2017 
Lane use – most northerly lane of Bedard Avenue between Duford Street and Granville Street, most westerly lane of Duford Street between Bedard Avenue and Grandmaitre Street, most southerly lane of Grandmaitre Street between Duford Street and Granville Street, and most easterly lane of Granville Street between Grandmaitre Street and Bedard Avenue  Thursday, March 30 to Wednesday, April 5, 2017
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  
Low
Single lane use only 
12, 14 
Special Event
Walk for Tourette 
South sidewalk of Hunt Club Road between Hunt Club Private and Billy Bishop Private  Sunday, April 2, 2017
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Low
Walk restricted to south sidewalk of Hunt Club Road 
16 
Construction
Alexandra Bridge Steel Repairs Project 
Alexandra Bridge  Monday, October 3, 2016 to Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Monday to Sunday - 7 p.m. to 2 p.m. 
Low
Gatineau-bound lane closed to vehicular traffic. A unidirectional reversible lane applied for the duration of the project. The Boardwalk will remain open, but pedestrians and cyclists should expect width reduction for short periods of time during this period. Cyclists are asked to walk their bike when travelling through the reduced portion. Pedestrians and cyclists will have to exercise caution while using the Boardwalk.  
12 
Construction
Alexandra Bridge Steel Repairs Project 
Alexandra Bridge  Monday, October 3, 2016 to Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Monday to Sunday - 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. 
Low
Ottawa-bound lane closed to vehicular traffic. A unidirectional reversible lane applied for the duration of the project. The Boardwalk will remain open, but pedestrians and cyclists should expect width reduction for short periods of time during this period. Cyclists are asked to walk their bike when travelling through the reduced portion. Pedestrians and cyclists will have to exercise caution while using the Boardwalk.  
12 
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
Sanitary sewer repairs 
Clover Street between Gregg Street and Brookfield Road  Wednesday, April 5 to Friday, April 7, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
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
NAC Renovation project 
Elgin Street between Albert Street and Queen Street  Saturday, May 7, 2016 to Friday, June 23, 2017
 
Low
Sidewalk on east side of Elgin closed between Albert and Queen. Crosswalk between south side of Queen to Elgin closed  
14 
Construction
Manhole rebuild 
Elgin Street at Slater Street  Monday, March 27 to Friday, April 14, 2017
 
Medium
Reduction to two lanes in each direction 
14 
Construction
Staging of concrete pump and multiple cement trucks  
Friel Street between Wilbrod Street and Laurier Avenue East  Wednesday, March 29 to Friday, March 31, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Repairs to roadway and culvert 
Greenbank Road between Jockvale Road and Half Moon Bay Road  Monday, March 27 to Wednesday, April 5, 2017
 
Medium
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
3 
Construction
Installation of the South Nepean Collector sewer 
Greenbank Road between Jockvale Road and Cambrian Road  Monday, May 1 to Monday, June 12, 2017
 
Medium
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
3, 22 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Highway 174 at Blair Road  Monday, March 13 to Thursday, April 20, 2017
 
Medium
East and westbound alternate shoulder closures with intermittent off-peak lane closures 
2, 11 
Construction
Hwy 174 Geotechnical work/LRT Phase 2 
Highway 174 between Montreal Road and Georges Etienne Cartier Parkway  Wednesday, March 29 to Thursday, March 30, 2017
8 p.m., Wednesday, March 29 to 6 a.m., Thursday, March 30 
Low
Eastbound transit lane closed  
2, 11 
Construction
Hwy 174 Geotechnical work/LRT Phase 2 
Highway 174 at Montreal Road  Wednesday, March 29 to Thursday, March 30, 2017
8 p.m., Wednesday, March 29 to 6 a.m., Thursday, March 30 
Low
Eastbound and westbound shoulder closures in effect 
2, 11 
Construction
Pot hole repairs 
Highway 174 between Cameron Street and Canaan Road  Thursday, March 30, 2017
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Medium
East and westbound alternate lanes closures (Flagging Operation- be prepared to stop)  
19 
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
Repair work to bridge  
Hog’s Back Road between Prince of Wales Drive and Colonel By Drive   Wednesday, April 5 to Thursday, April 13, 2017
6 a.m., April 5 to noon April 13 
High
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure. During this closure, travellers are recommended to cross the river and canal well in advance of Hog’s Back.  
16 
Construction
Installation of water valve chamber to watermain 
Holitman Drive at Foxfield Drive intersection  Tuesday, April 18 to Friday, May 12, 2017
 
Low
Lane closures in effect. Flag persons on site to control traffic through intersection 
3 
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
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
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
Completion of construction and final installation of hydraulic bollards 
Mackenzie Avenue between Murray Street and York Street pedestrian crossing  Monday, March 27 to Friday, March 31, 2017
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Medium
Mackenzie Avenue reduced to one lane 
12 
Construction
Hydro manhole rebuild 
Main Street between Riverdale Avenue and Clegg Street   Monday, April 3 to Friday, April 28, 2017
 
Medium
Main Street reduced to one lane in each direction 
17 
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
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 
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
Mobile crane set-up to facilitate rooftop HVAC installation 
O’Connor Street between Laurier Avenue and Slater Street  Saturday, April 8 to Sunday, April 9, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
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
Facilitating development project 
Queen Street between Metcalfe Street and O'Connor Street  Monday, February 13 to Friday, March 31, 2017
 
Low
Queen Street eastbound reduced to one lane. Sidewalk on north side of Queen Street closed in front of site  
14 
Construction
O-Train Confederation Line Light Rail (LRT) Transit Project - construction for future Lyon Station 
Queen Street between Kent Street and Lyon Street  Monday, March 20 to Thursday, June 15, 2017
 
Medium
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
14 
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
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
Hydro manhole construction  
Rideau Street and Colonel By Drive intersection  Tuesday, March 7 to Friday, March 31, 2017
 
High
Colonel By Drive reduced to one lane northbound. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate route. Pedestrian movements being maintained 
12 
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
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 
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
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 

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