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Found 26 Results.


Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Construction
Mobile crane set-up 
Bank Street between Queen Street and Wellington Street  Tuesday, January 23, 2018
1 a.m. to 4 a.m. 
Low
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
14 
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
Field Investigations for Capital Works Project - Elgin Street renewal 
Elgin Street between Isabella Street and Gloucester Street   Thursday, January 4 to Friday, March 30, 2018
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. inclusive  
High
Temporary lane closures during off-peak traffic hours. Bi-directional traffic in effect. Cycling and transit will be accommodated during investigation 
14 
Construction
Disassembling and removing existing cranes 
Friel Street between Wilbrod Street and Laurier Avenue East   Monday, January 22 to Wednesday, January 24, 2018
6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. (excluding Wednesday, January 23) 
Low
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
12 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up 
Gloucester Street between Elgin Street and Metcalfe Street  Friday, January 19 to Sunday, January 21, 2018
7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
Low
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
14 
Construction
To facilitate snow removal  
Highway 174 between Trim Road and Blair Road  Wednesday, January 17 to Thursday, January 18, 2018
11 p.m. to 5 a.m.  
Medium
East and westbound alternate lanes closures including Transit lanes ( Mobile Operation). Please note that various ramps may also need to be closed for approximately 15 minutes at a time to allow crews to safely remove snow  
1, 2, 11 
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
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
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
Connection of new services 
Neil Avenue between McCooeye Lane and Stittsville Main Street   Thursday, January 4 to Friday, January 19, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
6 
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
Bell manhole reconstruction 
O'Connor Street between Laurier Avenue and Somerset Street West  Monday, January 22 to Friday, March 2, 2018
 
High
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
14 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Pleasant Creek Drive between Sierra Woods Drive and Rocky Creek Way  Monday, January 22 to Friday, February 2, 2018
 
Low
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
5 
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
Mobile crane set-up 
Queen Street between Kent Street and Bank Street   Saturday, January 20, 2018
 
Low
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
Connection of new services 
Rice Avenue between Woodroffe Avenue and Lockhart Avenue  Thursday, January 11 to Friday, January 19, 2018
 
Low
Road closure in effect 
10 
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
Connection of new services 
Rita Avenue between Bassano Street and Pender Street  Tuesday, January 16 to Friday, January 19, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
8 
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 
Sarsfield Road from Watson Road to Magladry Road  Tuesday, November 28, 2017 to Thursday, January 18, 2018
 
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
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
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 

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