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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
New Year's Eve Party - Sparks Street Mall 
West curb lane of Metcalfe Street between Sparks Street and Wellington Street, and the most easterly and westerly curb lanes of Metcalfe Street between Sparks Street and Queen Street, and Metcalfe Street between Queen Street and Wellington Street, O’Connor Street between Queen Street and Wellington Street, and Wellington Street westbound to southbound turn lanes to O’Connor Street   Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Lanes –from 6 a.m. on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 to noon on Thursday, January 1, 2015 Street – from 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 until 4:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 1, 2015  
Medium
Lane and street closures in effect 
12, 14 
Special Event
Annual Richmond Road Races - 5 K and 10 K Runs 
5 km run begins: south on McBean Street between South Carleton High School (3673 McBean Street) and Dobson Lane (full road closure), and east on Dobson Lane between McBean Street and 6024 Dobson Lane – Participants will return to South Carleton High School using the same route in reverse – run ends 10 km run begins: north on McBean Street between South Carleton High School and Burke Street (full road closure), east on Burke Street between McBean Street and Cockburn Street, south on Cockburn Street between Burke Street and Ottawa Street, west on Ottawa Street between Cockburn Street and McBean Street (full road closure), south on McBean Street between South Carleton High School (3673 McBean Street) and Dobson Lane, east on Dobson Lane between McBean Street and McCordick Road, south on McCordick Road between Dobson Lane and Century Road West, west on Century Road West between McCordick Road and McBean Street, and north on McBean Street between Century Road West and South Carleton High School – run ends  Sunday, January 11, 2015
9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
Medium
Runs restricted to partial traffic lanes  
21 
Construction
Facilitating building repairs 
Albert Street between Metcalfe Street and O'Connor Street  Thursday, May 1 to Wednesday, December 31, 2014
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on north side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
14 
Construction
Sewer work 
Albert Street between City Centre and Booth Street   Monday, June 9 to Sunday, December 21, 2014
 
Medium
Lane reductions in effect  
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  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
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
Mobile crane setup 
1) Bronson Avenue between Queen Street and Sparks Street & 2) Sparks Street between Bronson Avenue and Bay Street  Wednesday, December 17 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
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
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
Storm sewer replacement 
Fairbanks Avenue between Smyth Road and Faircrest Road  Thursday, January 8 to Friday, January 23, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Connection of new site services 
Frank Street between Robert Street and MacDonald Street  Thursday, December 18 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Greenbank Road Widening 
Greenbank Road between Malvern Drive/Foxfield Drive and Berrigan Drive/Wessex Road  Saturday, November 1 to Tuesday, December 23, 2014
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
3, 22 
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
Utility work 
Main Street between Lees Avenue and Clegg Street   Saturday, November 22, 2014 to Monday, March 30, 2015
 
Medium
Lane reductions 
17 
Construction
Slope Stabilization 
Merivale Road between Amberwood Crescent and Fallowfield Road  Monday, December 15 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Medium
Intermittent off-peak lane reductions 
9 
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
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
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
Connection of new site services 
Parkview Road between Buell Street and Sebring Avenue  Tuesday, December 16 to Friday, December 19, 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
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
Installation of new catch basin 
Serena Way between Woodroffe Avenue and Tacom Circle  Monday, December 22, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
22 
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
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
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
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 Tuesday, December 23, 2014
 
Medium
Road closed. Detour signage in place 
22 

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