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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
Ottawa Farmers' Market at Brewer Park 
Sloan Avenue between Hopewell Avenue and a point approximately 200 metres south of Hopewell Avenue, Sloan Avenue between Hopewell Avenue and Sunnyside Avenue, and Hopewell Avenue between Sloan Avenue and Brewer Way.  Sunday, May 4 to Sunday, November 16, 2014
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays only 
Low
Road closures in effect  
17 
Special Event
OSEG – RedBlacks Football Game - Lansdowne Park 
Bank Street between Fifth Avenue and Sunnyside Avenue  Friday, October 31, 2014
6 p.m. to midnight 
Medium
Ottawa Police on site to control traffic along Bank Street between Fifth Avenue and Sunnyside Avenue. Expect delays.  
17 
Construction
Facilitating building repairs 
Albert Street between Metcalfe Street and O'Connor Street  Thursday, May 1 to Friday, October 31, 2014
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on south side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
14 
Construction
Sewer work 
Albert Street between City Centre and Booth Street   Monday, June 9 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
High
Street reduced to one lane in each direction 
14 
Construction
Watermain installation 
Albion Road between Findlay Creek Drive and Leitrim Road   Monday, May 26 to Friday, October 31, 2014
 
Medium
Intermittent lane reductions 
22 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Albion Road between Lester Road and Mitch Owens Road   Wednesday, July 9 to Saturday, November 15, 2014
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions 
10, 11, 22 
Construction
Due to general maintenance on bridge 
Alexandra Bridge - Gatineau bound lane  Tuesday, October 28 to Friday, October 31, 2014
Tuesday, October 28 to Friday, October 31, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night 
Low
Gatineau bound lane closed. Pedestrians and cyclists will not be affected by the closures. 
12 
Construction
Construction of Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Belfast Road between Trainyards Drive and Tremblay Road  Tuesday, May 20, 2014 to Monday, May 16, 2016
 
High
Road closed 
18 
Construction
OLRT construction 
Belfast Road between Coventry Road and Tremblay Road  Monday, June 2, 2014 to Thursday, January 15, 2015
 
High
Road closed. Motorists are advised to detour on St. Laurent Boulevard. Signs have been posted advising the public of the detour 
13, 18 
Construction
Besserer Street Sanitary Sewer Upgrades 
Besserer Street between Chapel Street and Augusta Street  Monday, October 27 to Friday, November 14, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Birchgrove Road Bridge Renewal 
Birchgrove Road between French Hill Road and Etienne Road  Monday, July 28 to Friday, October 31, 2014
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure.  
19 
Construction
Road maintenance 
Blackburn Hamlet Bypass westbound lane between Innes Road and Navan Road   Friday, November 7, 2014
7 a.m. to noon 
Low
Westbound direction reduced to one lane  
2 
Construction
Placement of materials and equipment for miscellaneous on-site and road work 
1) Bronson Avenue between Queen Street and Sparks Street & 2) Sparks Street between Bronson Avenue and Bay Street  Friday, August 15 to Saturday, November 15, 2014
 
Low
Road closed. During closure Sparks Street be converted to permit two-way traffic 
14 
Construction
O Train Expansion project 
Brookfield Multi-use Pathway between Sawmill Creek Pathway and Brookfield Road East  Monday, August 18, 2014 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
Low
Pathway closed. High impact for cyclists and pedestrians. Low for motorists 
16, 17 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Carleton Avenue between Sunnymede Avenue and Premier Avenue  Monday, November 3 to Friday, November 7, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Bridge rehabilitation 
Carp Road Overpass at Highway 417  Friday, May 2 to Friday, October 31, 2014
 
High
Road reduced to one lane. Northbound and southbound traffic controlled by a temporary traffic signal 
5, 21 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Reconstruction 
Cloverdale Road between Old Prospect Road and Mariposa Avenue  Monday, August 25 to Friday, November 7, 2014
 
Low
Road closed  
13 
Construction
Rideau Centre Expansion 
Colonel By Drive between Daly Avenue and Rideau Street  Wednesday, July 2 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Medium
Northbound lane reduction 
12 
Construction
Watermain installation 
Coventry Road between Lola Street and St. Laurent Boulevard   Monday, May 19 to Saturday, December 20, 2014
 
High
Road reduced to one lane in each direction 
13 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Cumberland Street between Besserer Street and Rideau Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Tuesday, April 14, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on east side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
12 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Dalhousie Street between York Street and George Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Wednesday, October 14, 2015
 
Medium
Lane reductions in effect 
12 
Construction
Bridge rehabilitation 
Eagleson Road Overpass at Highway 417  Sunday, May 11 to Friday, October 31, 2014
 
Medium
Road reduced to one northbound lane 
4, 23 
Construction
Highway 417 expansion project 
Eastern Rideau River multi-use pathway along the east bank of the Rideau River in the vicinity of Hurdman Bridge   Tuesday, November 4 to Thursday, November 20, 2014
 
High
Pathway currently closed and re-opening on Tuesday, November 4 until Thursday, November 20  
11 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain construction 
Edison Avenue between Tillbury Avenue and Dovercourt Avenue  Monday, August 11 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain construction 
Edison Avenue between Kenwood Avenue to Avondale Avenue.  Wednesday, October 29 to Thursday, October 30, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Reconstruction - Project 
Fairview Avenue between Cloverdale Road and Sylvan Avenue  Monday, September 22 to Friday, November 21, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Integrated road and utilities reconstruction 
First Avenue between Bank Street and O'Connor Street  Monday, August 11 to Saturday, November 1, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Gladstone Avenue Reconstruction  
Gladstone Avenue between Elgin Street and Cartier Street  Monday, June 2 to Friday, October 31, 2014
 
Low
Road closure in effect. Avenue converted to permit two-way traffic 
14 
Construction
Gladstone Avenue Reconstruction  
Gladstone Avenue between Elgin Street and Metcalfe Street  Monday, May 5 to Friday, November 7, 2014
 
High
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure. Transit will be detoured. 
14 
Construction
Gladstone Avenue Reconstruction  
Gladstone Avenue between Bank Street and Metcalfe Street  Monday, April 14 to Friday, November 7, 2014
 
High
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure. Transit service is detoured. 
14 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain construction 
Golden Avenue between Avondale Avenue and Kenwood Avenue  Monday, November 3 to Wednesday, November 5, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Gordon Murdock Road between Osgoode Main Street and Dalmaney Road  Thursday, October 2 to Monday, December 15, 2014
 
Medium
Lane reductions in effect 
20 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain construction 
Greenwood Avenue between Melbourne Avenue and Churchill Avenue  Monday, November 3, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Gregoire Road between Marionville Road and Carleton Corner Road  Wednesday, October 22 to Monday, December 15, 2014
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect 
20 
Construction
Confederation Boulevard - Sussex Drive Reconstruction - Project 
Guigues Avenue between Sussex Drive and Parent Avenue  Wednesday, August 20 to Friday, November 14, 2014
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
12 
Construction
Highway 417 widening 
Highway 417 West between Eagleson Road and Highway 7  Friday, May 2 to Friday, October 31, 2014
 
Medium
Intermittent lane reductions 
5, 21 
Construction
Culvert replacement  
John Shaw Road between Lillie Side Road and Galetta Side Road  Thursday, October 2 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
Low
Road closed. Detour signage in place 
5 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction.  
Kerr Avenue between Rex Avenue and Broadview Avenue  Monday, June 2 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Reconstruction 
Kinzua Road between Elmwood Avenue and Manor Avenue  Monday, August 11 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Highway 417 expansion project 
Lees Avenue on-ramp (Eastbound)  Thursday, June 13, 2013 to Saturday, April 28, 2018
 
High
On-ramp closed – signage in place 
11 
Construction
Watermain installation 
Leitrim Road between Gilligan Road and Albion Road  Monday, May 26 to Friday, October 31, 2014
 
Medium
Intermittent lane reductions 
10, 22 
Construction
Relocation of 37 metres of gas main 
Marier Avenue between Montfort Street and Shakespeare Street  Tuesday, October 14 to Friday, October 31, 2014
 
Low
Road closed. OC Transpo route #5 detoured 
12 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Reconstruction - Project 
Mariposa Avenue between Acacia Avenue and Lakeview Avenue  Monday, September 15 to Friday, November 14, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Staging of concrete pump and cement trucks  
Marquette Avenue between Beechwood Avenue and Genest Street  Friday, October 31, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Facilitating sidewalk replacement 
Metcalfe Street between Queen Street and Sparks Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Tuesday, April 14, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on east side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
14 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Reconstruction 
Minto Place between Buena Vista Road and Mariposa Avenue  Monday, August 11 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Connection of new gas service  
Nicholas Street between Rideau Street and Besserer Street  Monday, November 3 to Wednesday, November 5, 2014
7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Monday, November 3, Tuesday, November 4 and Wednesday, November 5 
Low
Road closed each night 
12 
Construction
Highway 417 expansion project 
Nicholas Street off-ramp (Westbound)  Tuesday, July 9, 2013 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
High
Off-ramp reduced to one lane – signage in place 
11 
Construction
Highway 417 expansion project 
Nicholas Street off-ramp (Eastbound)  Tuesday, July 9, 2013 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
High
Eastbound Nicholas Street on ramp reduction to one lane requiring traffic to merge to the left.  
11 
Construction
Rideau Centre Expansion 
Nicholas Street between Rideau Street and Besserer Street   Monday, January 20, 2014 to Sunday, February 28, 2016
 
Low
Northbound lane closed 
12 
Construction
Connection of new storm sewer  
Northwestern Avenue between Premier Avenue and Clearview Avenue  Monday, April 28, 2014 to Friday, May 22, 2015
 
Low
Road closed. During working hours, the contractor will convert the southbound lane to accommodate both north and south bound traffic. During non-working hours, the road will be reopened 
15 
Construction
Installation of new Orleans Watermain 
Ogilvie Road between Montreal Road and Blair Place  Monday, May 5 to Wednesday, December 10, 2014
 
Medium
Road reduced to one lane in each direction 
11 
Construction
Sewer replacement 
Paddock Way between Sherwood Street and Post Road  Monday, August 11 to Friday, November 14, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
23 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Reconstruction 
Park Road between Lisgar Avenue and Manor Avenue  Monday, August 11 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Sewer replacement 
Post Road between Paddock Way and Old Colony Road  Monday, July 21 to Friday, November 14, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
23 
Construction
Lebreton Flats Diversion Chamber and Albert Street Reconstruction 
Preston Street between Albert Street and Primrose Avenue  Saturday, October 25 to Sunday, November 9, 2014
7 a.m., Saturday, October 25 to Sunday, November 9 
High
Road closed. Signed detour in place 
14 
Construction
Gas main relocation 
Prince of Wales Drive between Fisher Avenue and Colonnade Road  Monday, September 1 to Saturday, November 15, 2014
 
Medium
Southbound lane reduction 
3 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Princess Louise Drive between Charlemagne Boulevard West and Charlemagne Boulevard East  Monday, September 15 to Monday, December 15, 2014
 
Medium
Intermittent lane reductions 
1 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain construction 
Princeton Avenue between Edison Avenue and Brierwood Avenue  Wednesday, September 3 to Friday, December 5, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Utility relocation 
Queen Street between Bay Street and Metcalfe Street   Monday, August 25 to Wednesday, December 31, 2014
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions. Street reduced to one lane in each direction  
17 
Construction
Installation of new sanitary and storm sewers  
Renaud Road between Mer Bleue Road and Glenlivet Avenue.  Tuesday, July 8 to Saturday, November 29, 2014
 
Medium
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
2 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction.  
Rex Avenue between Carling Avenue and Ernest Avenue   Monday, June 2 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Richmond Road between Patricia Avenue and Leighton Terrace  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Monday, June 1, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on south side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
15 
Construction
Capital Works Reconstruction 
Rideau Street between Charlotte Street and Cummings Bridge  Monday, May 5 to Friday, November 14, 2014
 
High
Street reduced to one lane in each direction.  
12 
Construction
Rideau Centre Expansion 
Rideau Street eastbound between Sussex Drive and William Street  Monday, February 3, 2014 to Tuesday, March 31, 2015
 
Medium
Eastbound reduced to single shared use lane 
12 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Rockdale Road between 20 metres south of Hwy 417 Overpass and Forced Road   Wednesday, October 1 to Monday, December 15, 2014
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect 
19 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Sarsfield Road between Magladry Road and Dunning Road  Monday, November 10 to Friday, November 21, 2014
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure. 
19 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain construction 
1) Sherry Lane between Majestic Drive and Brent Avenue, 2) Brent Avenue between Sherry Lane and Cheryl Road, 3) Cheryl Road between Brent Avenue and Majestic Drive   Thursday, September 25 to Sunday, November 30, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Installation of new duct bank 
Silver Seven Road southbound between Maple Grove Road and Palladium Drive  Tuesday, October 28 to Friday, October 31, 2014
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day 
Low
Southbound lane closed 
23 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Slater Street between Bank Street and O'Connor Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Thursday, October 1, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on north side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians 
14 
Construction
Confederation Boulevard - Sussex Drive Reconstruction - Project 
St. Andrew Street between Sussex Drive to 30 metres east of Sussex Drive  Wednesday, August 20 to Friday, November 14, 2014
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
12 
Construction
Highway 417 expansion project 
St. Laurent off-ramp Eastbound  Wednesday, July 17, 2013 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
High
Ramp reduced to one lane 
11 
Construction
Watermain installation 
Strandherd Road between Fallowfield Road and Kennevale Drive  Monday, July 14 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions 
3 
Construction
Drainage Improvements 
Sunnyside Avenue between Bronson Avenue and Bank Street   Monday, September 29 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions 
17 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Sussex Drive between St. Patrick Street and King Edward Avenue   Monday, February 24 to Saturday, December 20, 2014
 
High
Reduced to one lane in each direction 
12 
Construction
Connecting new services and installing new hydrant  
Sutton Place between Coral Avenue and Lyall Street  Monday, November 3 to Friday, November 7, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Reconstruction - Project 
Sylvan Avenue between Fairview Avenue and Mariposa Avenue  Monday, September 22 to Friday, November 21, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain construction 
Tillbury Avenue between Edison Avenue and Churchill Avenue  Monday, August 11 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Road widening 
Trim Road between North Service Road and Watters Road   Friday, May 16, 2014 to Monday, August 31, 2015
 
Medium
Intermittent lane reductions 
1, 2 
Construction
Rehabilitation of Minto Bridges East and Centre 
Union Street between Stanley Avenue and 220 metres west of Stanley Avenue  Monday, December 16, 2013 to Wednesday, September 30, 2015
 
Low
Bridge closed - signed detours in place 
12 
Construction
Highway 417 Expansion Project 
Vanier Parkway eastbound off-ramp   Wednesday, July 17, 2013 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
High
Off ramp reduced to one lane 
13 
Construction
Wall Road Bridge replacement 
Wall Road between Tenth Line Road and Trim Road  Monday, October 6 to Wednesday, December 31, 2014
 
Low
Road closed. Detour signage in place 
19 
Construction
OLRT construction 
Waller Street between Laurier Avenue East and Nicholas Street  Friday, July 26, 2013 to Monday, December 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Wellington Street between Bank Street and O'Connor Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Tuesday, April 14, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on south side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
15 
Construction
Highway 417 expansion project 
Western Rideau River multi-use pathway along the west bank of the Rideau River in the vicinity of Hurdman Bridge   Monday, September 29 to Thursday, November 20, 2014
 
High
Pathway currently closed  
11 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Reconstruction 
Willingdon Avenue between Lisgar Avenue and Manor Avenue  Monday, August 11 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Installation of new sanitary and storm sewers, new watermain, connection of new site services and road reconstruction 
Woodroffe Avenue between Cresthaven Drive/Paul Metivier Drive and Prince of Wales Drive.  Wednesday, October 22 to Friday, December 12, 2014
 
Medium
Road closed. Detour signage in place 
22 
Construction
Rideau Street Reconstruction – Hydro Manhole rebuild 
Wurtemburg Street southbound between Heney Street and Rideau Street  Monday, November 10 to Monday, December 15, 2014
 
Medium
Wurtemburg Street southbound closed at Rideau Street 
12 
Construction
Watermain installation 
Youville Drive northbound between St. Joseph Boulevard and Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard  Monday, September 22 to Friday, December 5, 2014
 
Medium
Youville Drive northbound closed. Signed detour in place 
1 

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