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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
PoutineFest 
Most westerly curb lane of O'Connor Street between Sparks Street and Wellington Street  Thursday, April 26 to Sunday, April 29, 2018
9 am to 7 pm 
Low
Lane closure in effect 
12, 14 
Special Event
MS Walk 
Eglantine Driveway between Tunney's Pasture Driveway and Goldenrod Driveway, Goldenrod Driveway between Tunney's Pasture Driveway and Goldenrod Driveway, Goldenrod Driveway between Eglantine Driveway and Parkdale Avenue, Parkdale Avenue between Goldenrod Driveway and Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway, Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway (westbound lanes) between Goldenrod Driveway and Island Park Drive, Wellington Street between Booth Street and Vimy Place (one westbound lane to remain open for access to the National War Museum, Parkdale Avenue between Burnside Avenue and Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway, Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway between Vimy Place and Island Park Drive, Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway eastbound exit to Parkdale Avenue.   Sunday, April 29, 2018
 
Medium
Road closed 
14, 15 
Special Event
Diefenbooker Classic 
Carp Road between Charlie’s Lane and the Carp Agricultural Society Fairgrounds (full closure); Carp Road between Craig Side Road and Charlie’s Lane (southbound only); Carp Road between Kinburn Side Road and Thomas A. Dolan Road (rules of the road); Carp Road between Thomas A Dolan Road and the Carp Agricultural Society Fairgrounds (southbound only); Craig Side Road between Donald B. Munro Drive and Carp Road (full closure); Craig Side Road between Farmland Road and Carp Road (full closure); Donald B. Munro Drive between Diamondview Road and Kinburn Side Road; Donald B. Munro Drive between Diamondview Road and Thomas A Dolan Road; Donald B. Munro Drive between Falldown Lane and Diamondview Road (full closure); Donald B. Munro Drive between Falldown Lane and Farmland Road (full closure); Donald B. Munro Drive between Falldown Lane and Old Coach Road (full closure); Donald B. Munro Drive between Old Coach Road and Craig Side Road (full closure); Falldown Lane between Carp Road and Donald B. Munro Drive (full closure); Farmland Road between Donald B. Munro Drive and Craig Side Road (full closure); Kinburn Side Road between Donald B. Munro Drive and Carp Road (rules of the road); Old Coach Road between Donald B. Munro Drive and a point approximately 3 km north of Old Coach Road (full closure) turn around point approximately 3 kilometres north of Donald B. Munro; Thomas A Dolan Road between Donald B. Munro Drive and Carp Road (rules of the road).  Saturday, May 5, 2018
7:30 am to 11:30 am 
Medium
Road closed 
4, 5, 21 
Special Event
New Edinburgh Bike Rodeo 
Stanley Avenue between Keefer Street and River Lane  Saturday, May 5, 2018
9 am to 1 pm 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Special Event
Walk for Hospice 
Walk – sidewalks – west on St. Patrick Street between the Centre de services Guigues and MacKenzie Avenue, south on MacKenzie Avenue between St. Patrick Street and Major’s Hill Park, east on Murray Street between Major’s Hill Park and Centre de services Guigues (159 Murray Street)  Sunday, May 6, 2018
10 am to noon 
Low
Walk restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
Walk  
Longshadow Street between St. Mark Catholic High School (1040 Dozois Road) and City of Ottawa Pathway; Meadowshire Way between City of Ottawa Pathway and Knights Drive; Knights Drive between Meadowshire Way and Red Castle Ridge; Red Castle Ridge between Knights Drive and Meadowshire Way; Meadowshire Way between Red Castle Ridge and City of Ottawa pathway; Longhearth Way between City of Ottawa pathway and Longshadow Street, and Longshadow Street between Longhearth Way and St. Mark Catholic High School.  Thursday, May 10, 2018
9 am to 11 am 
Low
Walk restricted to sidewalks 
20 
Special Event
Meet and Greet 
Victoria Street between Dow Street and Eighth Line Road   Saturday, May 12, 2018
9 am to 3 pm 
Medium
Road closed 
20 
Construction
Boardwalk reduction 
Alexandra Bridge  Thursday, April 26, 2018
9 am to 3 pm 
Low
Periodic reductions of the boardwalk 
12 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Broadhead Avenue between Clare Street and Iona Street  Tuesday, May 1 to Monday, October 1, 2018
 
Low
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
15 
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
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
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, April 23 to Friday, April 27, 2018
 
Low
Road closed  
17 
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 first phase of Bell Canada infrastructure upgrades 
Elgin Street between McLeod Street and Waverley Street  Monday, March 12 to Wednesday, May 2, 2018
 
High
Elgin Street reduced to one lane in each direction 
14 
Construction
Project to accommodate the first phase of Bell Canada infrastructure upgrades 
Elgin Street between McLeod Street and Waverley Street, and Frank Street between Elgin Street and Metcalfe Street  Monday, March 12 to Wednesday, May 2, 2018
 
High
Parking prohibited on named streets 
14 
Construction
Capital Project - Glebe Cycling Program 
Fifth Avenue between Percy Street and Morris Street  Tuesday, May 1 to Monday, May 7, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Project to accommodate the first phase of Bell Canada infrastructure upgrades 
West side - Frank Street and Elgin Street intersection  Monday, March 12 to Wednesday, May 2, 2018
 
High
Road closed to vehicles 
14 
Construction
Project to accommodate the first phase of Bell Canada infrastructure upgrades 
Frank Street between Elgin Street and Metcalfe Street  Monday, March 12 to Wednesday, May 2, 2018
 
High
Frank Street temporarily a two-way road. Access to Jack Purcell Lane maintained at all times 
14 
Construction
Project to accommodate the first phase of Bell Canada infrastructure upgrades 
West side - Gladstone Avenue and Elgin Street intersection  Monday, March 12 to Wednesday, May 2, 2018
 
High
Road reduced to one lane in each direction 
14 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Gloucester Street between Metcalfe Street and O'Connor Street  Tuesday, April 24 to Tuesday, May 1, 2018
 
Low
Street closure in effect, however, Gloucester Street will be converted to permit two-way traffic 
14 
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
Capital Project – Integrated Road, Sewer and Watermain Reconstruction 
Hannah Street between Ethel Street and Dagmar Avenue  Wednesday, April 25 to Friday, May 11, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Rail crossing reconstruction  
Herzburg Road between Carling Avenue and Bayfield Avenue  Sunday, April 29, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
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 Summer 2018 
Low
Road closed 
17 
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. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
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. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
15 
Construction
Left turn from eastbound Laurier Avenue to King Avenue northbound  
Laurier Avenue at King Edward Avenue  Tuesday, April 24 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
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
Connection of new services 
Nelson Street between Osgoode Street and Somerset Street East  Monday, April 23 to Wednesday, April 25, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up to facilitate the removal of equipment  
Nepean Street between Metcalfe Street and O’Connor Street  Saturday, April 28, 2018
 
Low
Street closure in effect, however, Nepean Street will be converted to permit two-way traffic 
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
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
Installation and connection of new sanitary, storm sewers and watermains 
Old Montreal Road between Cox Country Road and Famille-Laporte Avenue  Wednesday, April 27, 2016 to Thursday, May 17, 2018
 
Medium
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
19 
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
Capital Project – Rideau Canal Crossing 
Queen Elizabeth Driveway between First Avenue and Fifth Avenue, First Avenue between Queen Elizabeth Driveway and O'Connor Street, Third Avenue between Queen Elizabeth Driveway and O'Connor Street, Fourth Avenue between Queen Elizabeth Driveway and O'Connor Street  Monday, April 30 to Saturday, May 12, 2018
Nightly from 7 pm to 6 am 
Moderate
Road closure in effect nightly 
17 
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 Summer 2018 
Medium
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
14 
Construction
O-Train Confederation Line Light Rail (LRT) Transit project - Queen Street renewal 
Queen Street between Bank Street and O’Connor Street  Monday, April 9 to Monday, May 14, 2018
 
Medium
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
14 
Construction
Streetscaping 
Queen Street between Bay Street and Kent Street  Monday, April 16 to Thursday, May 31, 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 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 Monday, December 31, 2018
 
Low
Street closure in effect, however, during closure River Lane will be converted to permit two-way traffic 
13 
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
Manhole rehabilitation 
Somerset Street at Bayswater Avenue  Monday, April 9 to Monday, April 30, 2018
 
Medium
Lane reduction in effect 
15 
Construction
Watermain repairs and road reconstruction 
St. Joseph Boulevard between Bearbrook Road and Hart Road  Monday, January 29 to Friday, April 27, 2018
 
Medium
Lane reductions in effect. Eastbound traffic will be shifted to westbound lanes with one lane open in each direction. Speed limit through the work zone will be reduced. The eastbound stop for OC Transpo Route 31 will be relocated to the west of the work zone.  
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 
Stewart Street from King Edward Avenue to Cumberland Street  Thursday, April 26 to Friday, April 27, 2018
 
Low
Street closure in effect, however, Stewart Street will be converted to permit two-way traffic 
12 
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
Connection of new watermain and installation of new water valve 
Trimm Drive (eastbound) between Haanel Drive and Eagleson Road  Thursday, April 26 to Friday, May 11, 2018
Ending at 1 pm 
Low
Road closed 
8 
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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