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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
Demonstrations and March 
First demonstration – sidewalk in front of the High Commission of Nigeria (295 Metcalfe Street). March – north on Metcalfe Street between the High Commission of Nigeria (295 Metcalfe Street) and Gilmour Street, east on Gilmour Street between Metcalfe Street and Elgin Street, north on Elgin Street between Gilmour Street and the Human Rights Monument (Lisgar Street) Second demonstration – sidewalk and area in front of and adjacent to the Human Rights Monument on Elgin Street at Lisgar Street   Friday, January 30, 2015
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
Low
Demonstrations and march restricted to sidewalks 
14 
Special Event
Demonstration 
Demonstration restricted to sidewalk opposite the Embassy of Italy (275 Slater Street).   Friday, January 30, 2015
Noon to 3 p.m. 
Low
Demonstration restricted to sidewalks 
14 
Special Event
Demonstration and March 
Demonstration – sidewalk and area in front of and adjacent to the Human Rights Monument on Elgin Street at Lisgar Street. March – Elgin Street between the Human Rights Monument and Wellington Street, and Wellington Street between Elgin Street and Parliament Hill (Metcalfe Street entrance)   Saturday, January 31, 2015
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 
Low
Demonstration and march restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
March  
March – east on Wellington/Rideau Street between Parliament Hill (Metcalfe Street entrance) and Dalhousie Street, north on Dalhousie Street between Rideau Street and Clarence Street, west on Clarence Street between Dalhousie Street and William Street, and south on William Street between Clarence Street and Rideau Street   Saturday, January 31, 2015
3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
Low
March restricted to sidewalks 
14 
Special Event
Winterlude 2015 
Queen Elizabeth Driveway between Laurier Avenue and Preston Street, and Laurier Avenue between Elgin Street and Nicholas Street including Laurier Avenue off-ramp  Saturday, January 31, 2015
9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
Medium
Street and ramp closures for Winterlude festivities 
12, 14, 17 
Special Event
Winterlude 2015 
Queen Elizabeth Driveway between Laurier Avenue and Preston Street, and Laurier Avenue between Elgin Street and Nicholas Street including Laurier Avenue off-ramp  Sunday, February 1, 15
9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Medium
Street and ramp closures for Winterlude festivities 
12, 14, 17 
Special Event
Winterlude 2015 
Queen Elizabeth Driveway between Laurier Avenue and Preston Street, and Laurier Avenue between Elgin Street and Nicholas Street including Laurier Avenue off-ramp  Saturday, February 7, 15
9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
Medium
Street and ramp closures for Winterlude festivities 
12, 14, 17 
Special Event
Winterlude 2015 
Queen Elizabeth Driveway between Laurier Avenue and Preston Street, and Laurier Avenue between Elgin Street and Nicholas Street including Laurier Avenue off-ramp  Sunday, February 8, 15
9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Medium
Street and ramp closures for Winterlude festivities 
12, 14, 17 
Special Event
Winterlude 2015 
Queen Elizabeth Driveway between Laurier Avenue and Preston Street, and Laurier Avenue between Elgin Street and Nicholas Street including Laurier Avenue off-ramp  Saturday, February 14, 15
9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
Medium
Street and ramp closures for Winterlude festivities 
12, 14, 17 
Special Event
Winterlude 2015 
Queen Elizabeth Driveway between Laurier Avenue and Preston Street, and Laurier Avenue between Elgin Street and Nicholas Street including Laurier Avenue off-ramp  Sunday, February 15, 15
9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Medium
Street and ramp closures for Winterlude festivities 
12, 14, 17 
Special Event
Winterlude 2015 
Queen Elizabeth Driveway between Laurier Avenue and Preston Street, and Laurier Avenue between Elgin Street and Nicholas Street including Laurier Avenue off-ramp  Monday, February 16, 15
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Medium
Street and ramp closures for Winterlude festivities 
12, 14, 17 
Special Event
Winterman Races 
Run route – Wellington Street, north side parking lanes only, between Booth Street and Vimy Place/Preston Street Extension, and Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway, westbound lanes only, between Vimy Place and Island Park Drive  Sunday, February 15, 15
6 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Medium
Street closures in effect 
14, 15 
Construction
Facilitating building repairs 
Albert Street between Metcalfe Street and O'Connor Street  Thursday, May 1, 2014 to Sunday, February 1, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on north side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
14 
Construction
Sewer installation/LRT 
Albert Street between Preston Street and Bronson Avenue  Monday, January 26 to Friday, August 28, 2015
 
High
Albert Street reduced to one lane in each direction. Note: High impact for cyclists - Multi-use pathway (MUP) closed between Commissioner Street and Preston Street with signed detour route 
14 
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. Motorists are advised to detour on St. Laurent Boulevard. Signs have been posted advising the public of the detour and sidewalk closure. Businesses in the area remain open as usual. Pedestrian access not be provided over the winter period. No winter maintenance provided for the sidewalk. 
18 
Construction
OLRT construction 
Belfast Road between Coventry Road and Tremblay Road  Thursday, January 15 to Saturday, September 5, 2015
 
High
Road and sidewalks closed. Motorists are advised to detour on St. Laurent Boulevard. Signs have been posted advising the public of the detour. 
13, 18 
Construction
The Confederation Line Light Rail Transit 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
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
2013 Sewer Lining Program 
Carruthers Avenue between Wellington Street and Ladouceur Street  Monday, February 2 to Friday, February 6, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
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
Connection of new site services 
Drouin Avenue between North River Road and Presland Road West  Monday, February 2 to Friday, February 20, 2015
 
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
Mobile crane set-up 
1) Lorraine Avenue between Jefferson Street and Palm Street, 2) Arizona Avenue between Florida Avenue and Florida Avenue  Monday, February 2, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Utility work 
Main Street between Lees Avenue and Clegg Street   Saturday, November 22, 2014 to Monday, March 30, 2015
 
Medium
Lane reductions 
17 
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
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
Connection of new site services 
Putman Avenue between Beechwood Avenue and Chapleau Avenue  Monday, January 26 to Friday, January 30, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
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
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
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
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
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
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
Permament closure  
Intersection of Woodroffe Avenue and Prince of Wales Drive  Wednesday, October 22, 2014
 
Low
Intersection is permanently closed and through traffic is no longer be permitted. Motorists can access both roads by using Strandherd Drive. 
22 
Construction
Connection of site services 
Young Street between Champagne Avenue and Railway Street  Monday, January 26 to Friday, January 30, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 

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