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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
Procession 
Marchand Street between 1395 Marchand Street and Parisien Street; Parisien Street between Kenaston Street and Louis Lane; Louis Lane between Parisien Street and Kenaston Street, and Kenaston Street between Louis Lane and Senhor Santo Cristo Parish (1100 Kenaston Street).  Saturday, May 19 to Sunday, May 20, 2018
May 19 from 6-7 pm; May 20 from 11 am - noon 
Low
Restricted to sidewalks 
11, 18 
Special Event
Canadian Tulip Festival  
Queen Elizabeth Driveway between Preston Street and Torrington Place; Colonel By Drive between Hogs Back Road and Bronson Place; Colonel By On Ramp at Hogs Back Road; University Road at Library Road; Bronson Avenue Off Ramp to Colonel By Drive, and Crescent Heights at Dows Lake Road.  Sunday, May 20, 2018
8:30 pm to 11 pm 
Medium
Road closed 
14, 16, 17 
Special Event
March 
Wellington Street between Portage Bridge and Parliament Hill (Metcalfe Street entrance)  Monday, May 21, 2018
10 am to 12:30 pm 
Low
March restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
Heart and Stroke Foundation - Big Bike Event 
Legget Drive between 411 Legget Drive and Terry Fox Drive; Terry Fox Drive between Legget Drive and Herzberg Road; Herzberg Road between Terry Fox Drive and Legget Drive; Legget Drive between Terry Fox Drive and 411 Legget Drive  Wednesday, May 23, 2018
10 am to 4:30 pm 
Low
Restricted to one lane 
4 
Special Event
Heart and Stroke Foundation - Big Bike Event 
Goulbourn Forced Road between Richcraft Recreation Centre (4101 Innovation Drive) and Innovation Drive; Innovation Drive between Goulbourn Forced Road and Terry Fox Drive; Terry Fox Drive between Innovation Drive and March Road; Solandt Road between March Road and Hines Road; Hines Road between Solandt Road and Innovation Drive; Innovation Drive between Hines Road and Richcraft Recreation Centre (4101 Innovation Drive).  Thursday, May 24, 2018
10:00 am to 3:30 pm 
Low
Restricted to one lane 
4 
Special Event
Heart and Stroke Foundation - Big Bike Event 
Lyon Street between Sparks Street and Wellington Street; Wellington Street between Lyon Street and Elgin Street (southbound lanes); Elgin Street (southbound lanes) between Wellington Street and Laurier Avenue; Laurier Avenue between Elgin Street and Kent Street; Kent Street between Laurier Avenue and Sparks Street.  Friday, May 25, 2018
9:30 am to 3:30 pm 
Low
Restricted to one lane 
14 
Special Event
Community Festival and Procession 
Fisher Avenue between Normandy Crescent North and Falaise Road. Procession May 27: Fisher Avenue between the Madonna Della Risurrezione Parish and Normandy Crescent; Normandy Crescent between Fisher Avenue and Apeldoorn Avenue; Apeldoorn Avenue between Normandy Crescent and Falaise Road; Falaise Road between Apeldoorn Avenue and Normandy Crescent; Normandy Crescent between Falaise Road and Fisher Avenue; Fisher Avenue between Normandy Crescent North and the Madonna Della Risurrezione Parish.  Friday, May 25 to Sunday, May 27, 2018
 
Medium
Road closed 
9, 16 
Special Event
Glebe Sidewalk Sale  
Bank Street between Powell Avenue and Holmwood Avenue; Bank Street (east side) between Strathcona Avenue and Rosebery Avenue; Rosebery Avenue (north side) between Bank Street and 27 meters west of Bank Street; First Avenue between Bank Street and O’Connor Street, and Second Avenue between Lyon Street and O’Connor Street  Saturday, May 26, 2018
5 am to 3 pm 
Medium
Restricted to the sidewalks and use of one curb parking lane 
17 
Special Event
Procession 
Roselawn Court between 5 Roselawn Court and Chartwell Avenue, and Chartwell Avenue between Roselawn Court and 15 Chartwell Avenue  Sunday, May 27, 2018
2 pm to 2:30 pm 
Low
Restricted to sidewalks 
9 
Special Event
Procession 
Olmstead Street between Assumption Parish (320 Olmstead Street) and Jeanne Mance Street; Jeanne Mance Street between Olmstead Street and Lajoie Street; Lajoie Street between Jeanne Mance Street and Montreal Road; Montreal Road between Lajoie Street and Olmstead Street, and; Olmstead Street between Montreal Road and Assumption Parish (320 Olmstead Street).  Sunday, May 27, 2018
2 pm to 3 pm 
Low
Restricted to sidewalks 
12 
Special Event
Procession 
Bell Street between St. Hyacinth Church and Louisa Street; Louisa Street between Bell Street and Lebreton Street; Lebreton Street between Louisa Street and Arlington Avenue, and Arlington Avenue between Lebreton Street North and Bell Street.  Sunday, June 3, 2018
Noon to 1 pm 
Low
Restricted to sidewalks, and possibly one traffic lane 
12, 14 
Special Event
Heart and Stroke Foundation - Big Bike Event 
Stittsville Main Street between 1251 Stittsville Main Street and Mulkins Street; Mulkins Street/Warner Colpitts Lane; Stittsville Main Street between Warner Colpitts Lane and 1251 Stittsville Main.  Tuesday, June 5, 2018
9:30 am to 11:30 pm 
Low
Restricted to one lane 
6 
Special Event
Heart and Stroke Foundation - Big Bike Event 
City Park Drive between the Gloucester Centre (1980 Ogilvie Road) and Ogilvie Road; Ogilvie Road between City Park Drive and Earl Armstrong Arena (2020 Ogilvie Road); Participants will return to 1980 Ogilvie Road using the same route in reverse  Tuesday, June 5, 2018
1:30 pm to 6 pm 
Low
Restricted to one lane 
11 
Special Event
Heart and Stroke Foundation - Big Bike Event 
Beech Street between Rochester Street and Preston Street; Preston Street between Beech Street and Anderson Street; Anderson Street between Preston Street and Rochester Street; Rochester Street between Anderson Street and Poplar Street; Poplar Street between Rochester Street and Preston Street; Preston Street between Poplar Street and Adeline Street; Adeline Street between Preston Street and Rochester Street; Rochester Street between Adeline Street and Beech Street  Thursday, June 7, 2018
11 am to 7:30 pm 
Low
Restricted to one lane 
14 
Special Event
Heart and Stroke Foundation - Big Bike Event 
Lyon Street between Sparks Street and Wellington Street; Wellington Street between Lyon Street and Elgin Street (southbound lanes); Elgin Street (southbound lanes) between Wellington Street and Laurier Avenue; Laurier Avenue between Elgin Street and Kent Street; Kent Street between Laurier Avenue and Sparks Street.  Friday, June 8, 2018
10am to 3 pm 
Low
Restricted to one lane 
14 
Construction
Mobile crane on roadway 
Albert Street between Bronson Avenue and Bay Street  Saturday, June 2, 2018
 
Low
Signed detour 
14 
Construction
Installation of new generator units 
Albert Street between Bank Street and O'Connor Street  Friday, May 25 to Sunday, May 27, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Pavement Resurfacing 
Bank Street between Conroy Road and Albion Road  Monday, May 7 to Thursday, June 28, 2018
 
Low
Lane reductions 
10 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Broadhead Avenue between Clare Street and Iona Street  Tuesday, May 1 to Monday, October 1, 2018
 
Low
Road closure in effect. Signage in place. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternate routes. 
15 
Construction
Pavement Resurfacing 
Carling Avenue between Bayshore Drive and Richmond Road  Monday, May 28, 2018
Until July 2018 
High
Lane reductions 
7 
Construction
Building construction 
Champagne Avenue between Beech Street and Hickory Street  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
Road closed 
15 
Construction
General Maintenance  
Chaudière Bridge  Monday, May 21 to Friday, May 25, 2018
Closed nightly from 8 pm to 5 am 
Low
Sidewalk closures and lane closures - Ottawa and Gatineau bound lane 
14 
Construction
Site service installation, road reinstatement and parking lot construction 
201 & 221 Citiplace Drive between Citiplace Drive and Colonnade Road  Monday, May 7 to Friday, May 25, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Roadway modifications and rehabilitation 
Deakin Street between Prince of Wales Drive and MacFarlane Road  Saturday, June 2 to Sunday, June 3, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Pavement Resurfacing 
Downey Road between Mitch Owens Road and Rideau Road  Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Until June 2018 
Low
Lane reductions 
20 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Dynes Road Westbound between Prince of Wales Drive and Morley Boulevard  Monday, April 2 to Monday, July 9, 2018
 
Low
Westbound lane closed 
16 
Construction
Capital Project – Rideau Canal Crossing 
Echo Drive between Clegg Street and Hazel Street, and Herridge Street between Echo Drive and McGillivray Street  Monday, May 14 to Friday, May 18, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Project to accommodate the second phase of Bell Canada infrastructure upgrades 
Elgin Street between Gloucester Street and Cooper Street  Monday, May 7, 2018
Until the end of June 2018 
High
Elgin Street will be reduced to three lanes. The west-side lane in this section will be closed. No parking will be permitted on the west side of Elgin Street from Lisgar Street to Cooper Street. Access to the City Hall Parking Garage will be maintained at all times. No parking will be permitted on Nepean Street and Lisgar Street from Elgin Street to 30 metres west of Elgin. 
14 
Construction
Pavement Resurfacing 
Fisher Avenue between Baseline Road and Carling Avenue  Monday, May 14, 2018
Until July 2018 
High
Lane reductions 
16 
Construction
Installation of a watermain 
Fraser Fields Way between Harthill Way and Strandherd Drive  Monday, May 14 to Friday, May 18, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
3 
Construction
Undertaking of construction activities, including the installation of a new watermain, sewers and road reinstatement 
Goulbourn Forced Road between and Keyrock Drive and Innovation Drive  Friday, February 9 to Tuesday, August 28, 2018
 
Medium
Road closure in effect. Signage in place. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternate routes  
4 
Construction
Guardrail repairs 
Highway 174 between Trim Road and Cameron Street  Friday, May 18, 2018
9 am to 2 pm 
Medium
Flagging operation directing traffic 
19 
Construction
Hot mix paving and structure rehab 
Highway 416 - Bridge # 15 East-South ramp over South-West ramp; Ramp from Highway 417 westbound to Highway 416 southbound   Sunday, July 9, 2017 to Friday, June 15, 2018
 
Medium
Lane closure 
8 
Construction
Rehabilitation and widening of Highway 417  
Highway 417 - west of Maitland Avenue to east of Island Park Drive   Sunday, October 1, 2017
To November 2020 
Medium
Lane closures in effect 
15 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Ramp 113a from Highway 417 westbound to Ottawa Road 174 eastbound    Sunday, June 28, 2015
To re-open after bus lanes are removed from the highway, after opening of the Confederation Line. 
High
Ramp closed for transit priority. Motorists are encouraged to use Innes Road. 
11 
Construction
Pavement Resurfacing 
Holland Avenue between Fisher Avenue and Carling Avenue  Monday, May 14, 2018
Until July 2018 
High
Lane reductions 
16 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Iona Street between Island Park Drive and Hilson Avenue  Monday, April 9 to Sunday, October 28, 2018
 
Low
Road closure in effect. Signage in place. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternate routes. 
15 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Iona Street between Bevan Avenue and Dead End  Monday, April 9 to Friday, September 28, 2018
 
Low
Road closure in effect. Signage in place. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternate routes. 
15 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Lees Avenue on-ramp (Eastbound)  Thursday, June 13, 2013
Fall 2019 
High
Ramp closed for transit priority & re-instatement work. Motorists in the area are encouraged to travel west to Metcalfe Street to access the eastbound on ramp. 
11 
Construction
Project to prepare for the second phase of Bell Canada infrastructure upgrades 
Lisgar Street from Elgin Street to west of Elgin Street  Friday, May 4, 2018
Until end of June 2018 
High
Parking prohibited on street 
14 
Construction
Connection of new water service 
Marketplace Avenue between Greenbank Road and Riocan Avenue  Tuesday, May 22 to Friday, May 25, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
22 
Construction
Installation of new sanitary trunk sewer 
Martin Street between Cockburn Street and Fortune Street  Monday, October 30, 2017 to Tuesday, July 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
21 
Construction
Pavement Resurfacing 
Mitch Owens Road between River Road and east of Downey Road  Monday, May 7, 2018
Until June 2018 
Low
Lane reductions 
20 
Construction
Staging of equipment and materials for new building construction  
Monk Street between Thornton Avenue and Fifth Avenue  Wednesday, April 18 to Tuesday, July 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Replace watermain and sewer lines 
Morley Boulevard between Dynes Road and Lexington Street  Monday, May 7 to Friday, June 1, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
16 
Construction
To stage a concrete pump and multiple cement trucks  
Nepean Street between Metcalfe Street and O'Connor Street  Wednesday, May 16 to Friday, May 18, 2018
 
Low
Street closure in effect, however, during closure Nepean Street will be converted to permit two-way traffic 
14 
Construction
Construction of new condominium development 
Norfolk Avenue between Carling Avenue and Adeline Street  Thursday, February 15 to Monday, December 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Roadway reconstruction and rehabilitation 
Old Tenth Line Road between St. Joseph Boulevard and Tenth Line Road  Monday, April 23 to Thursday, October 18, 2018
 
High
Lane closures in effect. Signed detours for vehicles and cyclists in place during the duration of the construction. A safe and accessible path of travel for all pedestrians is being maintained through and around the construction site  
1, 19 
Construction
To remove and refurbish streetlights 
Portage Bridge starting at the Wellington Street intersection   Friday, May 11, 2018
Occasionally from 9 am to 3 pm until early June 
Medium
Small sections of the Portage Bridge northbound lane for high-occupancy vehicles (HOV) as well as the Bridge’s southbound left lane will be partially closed 
14 
Construction
Storm and sanitary sewer connection  
Queen Street between O'Connor Street and Metcalfe Street  Friday, May 18 to Tuesday, May 22, 2018
May 18 at 8 pm to 6 am May 22 
Medium
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Queen Street between Metcalfe Street and O'Connor Street  Friday, May 18 to Tuesday, May 22, 2018
From 8 pm Friday to 6 am Tuesday 
Medium
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Queen Street between Bank Street and O’Connor Street  Saturday, June 24, 2017
Through to Fall 2018 
Medium
Road closure in effect; detour signage is in place.  
14 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Queen Street between Bay Street and Kent Street  Monday, April 16, 2018
To summer 2018 
Medium
Queen Street reduced to one-way eastbound. Westbound detours in place 
14 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
Queen Victoria Street between Stanley Avenue and Crichton Street  Monday, March 20, 2017 to Monday, December 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closure in effect 
13 
Construction
Rehabilitation and widening of Highway 417  
Queensway on-ramp at Carling between Maitland Avenue and Island Park Drive  Sunday, March 26, 2017
To Summer 2020 
High
On-ramp from the westbound lanes of Carling Avenue leading to the eastbound lanes of the Queensway near the Westgate Shopping Centre closed and will remain closed following construction 
15, 16 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Rideau Street between Sussex Drive and Dalhousie Street  Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Until after station, utility, and streetscaping work is complete  
Medium
Rideau Street between Sussex and Dalhousie is closed to general traffic and cyclists, however remains open to buses and taxis. Pedestrian access to nearby businesses and residences remains available at all times.   
12 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
River Lane between Union Street and Keefer Street  Monday, March 20, 2017 to Monday, December 31, 2018
 
Low
Street closure in effect, however, during closure River Lane will be converted to permit two-way traffic 
13 
Construction
Removal of a tower crane 
Rochester Street between Pamilla Street and Norman Street  Saturday, May 19 to Sunday, May 20, 2018
From 9 am Saturday to 9 am Sunday 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Capital Project - Bridge Rehabilitation 
Rockdale Road between Colonial Road and Russell Road  Monday, May 14 to Friday, June 29, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Set up equipment to facilitate the replacement of one hydro pole 
Ruskin Street between Holland Avenue and Hinton Avenue  Monday, June 4 to Friday, June 8, 2018
 
Low
Road will be open during non-working hours 
15 
Construction
Scott Street Transit Priority 
Scott Street/Albert Street between Smirle Avenue and Empress Avenue   Monday, July 6, 2015
Transit priority lanes will remain in place after opening of the Confederation Line, until additional roadwork is undertaken 
Medium
Transit priority lanes are in place in both directions 
15 
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 water service 
Swansea Crescent between Ages Drive and Legacy Drive  Wednesday, May 16 to Friday, May 18, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
10 
Construction
Roadway reconstruction and rehabilitation 
Tenth Line Road between St. Joseph Boulevard and Innes Road  Monday, April 23 to Thursday, October 18, 2018
 
High
Lane closures in effect. Signed detours for vehicles and cyclists in place during the duration of the construction. A safe and accessible path of travel for all pedestrians is being maintained through and around the construction site  
1, 19 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Tunney's Pasture Driveway between Yarrow Driveway et Scott Street  Monday, May 14 to Thursday, August 30, 2018
 
Medium
Southbound right-turn lane closure 
15 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Waller Street between Laurier Avenue East and Nicholas Street  Friday, July 26, 2013
Until after tunnel work and road re-construction is complete  
Low
Road closed, local traffic only 
12 
Construction
Intersection and road modification 
West Ridge Drive between Stittsville Main Street and Crestwell Court  Wednesday, May 23 to Thursday, June 21, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
6 

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