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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
March and demonstrations 
Montreal Road/Rideau Street between 150 Montreal Road and Waller Street, Waller Street between Rideau Street and Mackenzie King Bridge, Mackenzie King Bridge between Waller Street and Elgin Street, and Elgin Street between Mackenzie King Bridge and the Human Rights Monument  Wednesday, December 13, 2017
10 h à 13 h 
Low
March and demonstrations restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Construction
To facilitate adjacent development 
Albert Street between City Centre and O-Train corridor   Tuesday, November 28 to Friday, December 22, 2017
 
Low
Sidewalk on south side of Albert closed. Signed pedestrian detour via the north side of Albert Street 
14 
Construction
Road construction 
Alta Vista Drive between Cluny Street and Valour Drive  Monday, August 21 to Friday, December 15, 2017
 
Low
Traffic controlled by flag persons to provide construction vehicle access 
18 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Broadhead Avenue between Clare Street and Iona Street  Tuesday, August 1 to Wednesday, December 20, 2017
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
15 
Construction
Installation of new watermain 
Carp Road between March Road and Donald B. Munro Drive  Monday, December 11 to Friday, December 22, 2017
7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
5 
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
Completion of connection of new gas main 
Echowoods Drive between Carp Road and Lloydalex Crescent  Friday, December 15, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
6 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up 
Gloucester Street between Metcalfe Street and Elgin Street  Saturday, January 6 to Sunday, January 7, 2018
 
Low
Road closed. However, during the closure Gloucester Street will be converted to permit two-way traffic.  
14 
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 
Hudson Avenue between Lexington Street and Morley Boulevard  Monday, December 18 to Wednesday, December 20, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
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
Road reconstruction 
Iona Street between Kensington Avenue and Broadhead Avenue  Tuesday, August 1 to Wednesday, December 20, 2017
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
15 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up 
Lafontaine Avenue between Montreal Road and Iberville Street  Thursday, December 14, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
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
Watermain replacement 
Maplehurst Avenue between Carling Avenue and Birchdale Avenue  Monday, August 21 to Friday, December 29, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Installation of new sanitary trunk sewer 
Martin Street from Cockburn Street to Fortune Street  Monday, October 30, 2017 to Tuesday, July 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
21 
Construction
Rehabilitation of sanitary sewer  
Montreal Road from Lajoie St. to Marier Ave.  Monday, December 11 to Saturday, December 16, 2017
 
Medium
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Rehabilitation of sanitary sewer  
Montreal Road from Dupuis St. to Olmstead St.  Monday, December 18 to Saturday, December 23, 2017
 
Medium
Road closed 
12 
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
Space requirement for staging of concrete pump and cement trucks  
Parkdale Avenue (rear lane behind 121) between Emmerson Avenue and Burnside Avenue  Friday, December 8 to Monday, December 11, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Culvert Replacement 
Park Lane from Bank Street to Conroy Road  Monday, November 27 to Monday, December 11, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
10 
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, 2017 to Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
Queen Victoria Street between Stanley Avenue and Crichton Street  Monday, March 20, 2017 to Wednesday, January 31, 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
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
Culvert Replacement 
River Road between Balmoral Drive and Leitrim Road  Thursday, December 14 to Wednesday, December 20, 2017
 
Low
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
10 
Construction
Culvert Replacement 
River Road – 1.65 km north of Leitrim Road   Saturday, December 9 to Friday, December 15, 2017
 
Medium
Road closed 
10 
Construction
Culvert Replacement 
Russland Road from Dunning Road to Limoges Road  Monday, December 4 to Friday, December 15, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Culvert Replacement 
Sarsfield Road from Watson Road to Magladry Road  Tuesday, November 28 to Friday, December 22, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
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
Mobile crane set-up 
Sparks Street between Bay Street and Lyon Street  Tuesday, December 19 to Wednesday, December 20, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Repair work on a Bell underground structure 
St. Joseph Boulevard between Gabriel Street and Maisonneuve Street  Thursday, November 16 to Friday, December 15, 2017
 
Medium
St. Joseph Boulevard reduced to one lane in the westbound direction. Sidewalk will also be closed and pedestrians will be detoured to the other side of the street. Access to adjacent residences and businesses will be maintained at all times 
1, 2 
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 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Tay Street between Dominion Avenue and Berkley Avenue  Monday, December 11 to Monday, December 18, 2017
 
Low
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
15 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Trigoria Crescent between Nacaret Street and Gerry Lalonde Drive  Monday, November 27 to Friday, December 8, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
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
Installation of new sanitary, storm and watermains, and connection of individual lot services 
Waterlilly Way between Kenton Avenue and Haydon Circle  Thursday, December 14 to Friday, December 22, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
3 

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