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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
Ogilvy Square  
Ogilvy Square – Public Artwork Display  Saturday, July 1 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Ogilvy Square in use 
12 
Construction
Bridge repairs 
Alexandra Bridge  Tuesday, October 17 to Tuesday, October 24, 2017
7 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
Medium
Regular Gatineau-bound lane closed daily to vehicular traffic  
12 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Avocado Street between Loon Lane and Bourbon Street  Thursday, September 21 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
16 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Bank Street between Conroy Road and Davidson road  Friday, October 20 to Monday, October 23, 2017
7 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Bank Street between Conroy Road and Davidson Road  Friday, October 27 to Monday, October 30, 2017
7 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
 
Construction
MTO Bridge Rehabilitation - Highway 416 
Bankfield Road at Highway 416 Overpass  Monday, July 17 to Friday, October 27, 2017
 
Medium
Alternating Signals for one lane per direction 
21 
Construction
MTO Bridge Rehabilitation - Highway 416 
Barnsdale Road at Highway 416 Overpass  Monday, July 17 to Friday, October 27, 2017
 
Medium
Alternating Signals for one lane per direction 
21 
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
Road rehabilitation 
Burnbank Road between West dead-end and 70 metres west of Pratt Road  Wednesday, October 18 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
16 
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
Removal of old power lines 
Chaudières Bridge  Saturday, October 28 to Sunday, October 29, 2017
7 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
High
Bridge closure in effect 
14 
Construction
Installing 6 chalets 
Colonel By Drive  Saturday, November 4, 2017
5 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
High
Road closed 
16 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction  
Cody Street between Jeanne Mance Street and Montreal Road  Wednesday, September 20 to Wednesday, November 15, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Paving of rural shoulders and road resurfacing 
Cox Country Road between Wilhaven Drive and Old Montreal Road  Monday, September 18 to Friday, October 27, 2017
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect with flag persons controlling traffic 
19 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Crestview Road between Fairbanks Avenue and Eastlane Road  Thursday, October 19 to Tuesday, October 24, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction project 
Cyr Avenue between Jeanne Mance Street and Montreal Road  Thursday, July 27 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Expansion of the Ottawa Art Gallery and redevelopment of Arts Court project 
Daly Avenue between Nicholas Street and Waller Street  Saturday, July 4, 2015 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Access to Ottawa Art Gallery and Arts Court remains open. Daly Avenue eastbound reduced to one lane. Sidewalk on the south side of roadway closed. Pedestrian detours posted  
12 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Deer Park Road between Fisher Avenue and Forest Park Avenue  Monday, August 28 to Friday, November 17, 2017
 
Medium
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Installation of watermain and sewer  
Des Pères Blancs Avenue between Lavergne Street and St-Jacques Street  Tuesday, October 17 to Friday, October 27, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Paving of rural shoulders and road resurfacing 
Dunning Road between Brickland Drive and Wilhaven Drive  Monday, September 18 to Friday, October 27, 2017
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect with flag persons controlling traffic 
19 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Dynes Road westbound between Fisher Avenue and Morley Boulevard  Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, December 1, 2017
 
Low
Westbound lanes closed 
16 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Elmhurst Street between Alpine Avenue and Forest Street  Tuesday, October 24 to Friday, October 27, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Fernbank Road between Shea Road and 500 metres west of Terry Fox Drive  Thursday, October 5 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
6, 21 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Giroux Road between Frank Kenny Road and Dunning Road  Sunday, October 22 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
19 
Special Event
Glow in the Dark Fun Run 
Glenfern Avenue between Robert hopkins public School easterly parking lot and ogilive Road  Friday, October 27, 2017
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m 
Medium
Road closed 
11 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Greenbank Road between 90 metres north of Half Moon Bay Road and Jock River Bridge  Monday, October 16 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
16 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Greenfield Avenue between Main Street and Havelock Street  Monday, October 2 to Friday, October 27, 2017
 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions  
17 
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
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, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Imperial Avenue between Chamberlain Avenue and Renfrew Avenue  Tuesday, April 18 to Thursday, November 16, 2017
 
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
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction project 
Jeanne Mance Street between Kendall Avenue and Olmstead Street  Thursday, July 27 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction project 
Kendall Avenue between Jeanne Mance Street and Dead End   Thursday, July 27 to Tuesday, October 31, 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
Culvert replacement 
Leitrim Road between Anderson Road and Farmers Way  Tuesday, October 10 to Tuesday, October 24, 2017
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
19 
Construction
Loretta Avenue South reconstruction 
Loretta Avenue South between Carling Avenue and Young Street  Wednesday, June 14 to Friday, November 3, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Geotechnical work 
Mailes Avenue and laneway between Patricia Avenue and Oakdale Avenue  Monday, October 30 to Friday, November 3, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Main Street between Lees Avenue and Oblate Avenue  Monday, October 2 to Friday, October 27, 2017
 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions  
17 
Construction
Watermain replacement 
Maplehurst Avenue between Carling Avenue and Birchdale Avenue  Monday, August 21 to Friday, December 29, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Façade rehabilitation 
Metcalfe Street at Sparks Street  Monday, March 14, 2016 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Medium
Metcalfe reduced to one lane 
14 
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
Geotechnical work 
Nicholas Street/Laurier Avenue intersection  Tuesday, October 10 to Monday, October 30, 2017
10 p.m. to 6 a.m. 
High
Intermittent lane reductions 
12 
Construction
Geotechnical work 
Nicholas Street/Laurier Avenue intersection  Friday, October 20 to Monday, October 23, 2017
10 p.m. to 6 a.m. 
High
Intermittent lane reductions 
12 
Construction
Geotechnical work 
Nicholas Street/Laurier Avenue intersection  Friday, October 27 to Monday, October 30, 2017
10 p.m. to 6 a.m. 
High
Intermittent lane reductions 
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
Culvert replacement 
Old Coach Side Road between Donald B Munro Drive and Diamond View Road  Monday, October 23 to Monday, November 6, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
5 
Construction
Installing 3 chalets 
Queen Elizabeth Road northbound and southbound lanes between 5th to Bank  Friday, November 3, 2017
8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
High
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Paving of rural shoulders and road resurfacing 
Old Montreal between Cox Country and Famille-Laporte  Monday, September 18 to Friday, October 27, 2017
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect with flag persons controlling traffic 
19 
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 to Friday, December 1, 2017
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 Tuesday, March 20, 2018
 
Low
Road closure in effect 
13 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Renfrew Avenue between Percy Street and Lyon Street  Tuesday, April 18 to Thursday, November 16, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Renfrew Avenue between Percy Street and Bronson Avenue  Monday, June 12 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Miscellaneous surface drainage and network improvements, including storm sewer replacement 
Revelstoke Drive between Riverside Drive and Kamloops Avenue  Thursday, September 28 to Thursday, November 9, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
16 
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 Nixon Drive and Osgoode Main Street   Monday, October 16 to Friday, October 27, 2017
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
20 
Construction
Installation of new water, sewer and sanitary services 
Russell Avenue between Laurier Avenue and Osgoode Street  Tuesday, October 10 to Wednesday, October 25, 2017
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
12 
Construction
Sarsfield Road bridge culvert replacement 
Sarsfield Road between Magladry Road and Dunning Road  Monday, July 24 to Saturday, October 28, 2017
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
19 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Savard Street between Jeanne Mance Street to Montreal Road  Wednesday, September 20 to Wednesday, November 15, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
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
Road rehabilitation 
Starwood Road West between Dead End and Cordova Road  Thursday, October 5 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions 
8 
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
Rehabilitation of Minto Bridges East and Centre  
Union Street between King Edward Avenue to Stanley Avenue  Monday, October 16 to Friday, November 3, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12, 13 
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
Expansion of the Ottawa Art Gallery and redevelopment of Arts Court project 
Waller Street between Daly Avenue and Mackenzie King Bridge  Saturday, July 4, 2015 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Access to Ottawa Art Gallery and Arts Court remains open. Daly Avenue eastbound reduced to one lane. Sidewalk on the west side of roadway closed. Pedestrian detours posted  
12 
Special Event
March - People of Anishnabe Nation of the Ottawa River Watershed 
Wellington Street between Portage Bridge and Parliament Hill (Metcalfe Street entrance).   Thursday, October 26, 2017
Noon to 1 p.m. 
Low
Restricted to sidewalks only 
14 

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