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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special event
Osgoode Santa Claus Parade of Lights 
Osgoode Main Street between Taggart Street and the Osgoode Market Square Mall (5669 Osgoode Main Street)  Friday, December 7, 2018
7 to 8:30 pm 
Low
Road closed Osgoode Main Street between River Road and Nixon Drive to be closed from 6:30 to 7 pm 
20 
Special event
Orleans Parkrun 
Ottawa River Pathway between Cairine Wilson Secondary School and to a point 2.5 kilometers east on the Ottawa River Pathway  Saturday, December 8, 2018
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
March 
Wellington Street between the Supreme Court of Canada and Parliament Hill   Saturday, December 8, 2018
10:45 to 11 am 
Low
Restricted to sidewalks 
14 
Special event
Carp Santa Claus Parade 
Carp Road between the Diefenbunker Museum Access (3911 Carp Road) and Donald B Munro Drive; Donald B Munro Drive between Carp Road and Langstaff Drive; Langstaff Drive between Donald B Munro Drive and Juanita Avenue; Carp Road between Juanita Avenue and Diefenbunker Museum Access  Saturday, December 8, 2018
Noon to 2 pm 
Medium
Road closed 
5 
Special event
March 
Wellington Street between Parliament Hill and Elgin Street; Elgin Street between Wellington Street and Laurier Avenue; Laurier Avenue between Elgin Street and Ottawa City Hall (110 Laurier Avenue); Wellington/Rideau Street between Elgin Street and Dalhousie Street; Dalhousie Street between Rideau Street and York Street; York Street between Dalhousie Street and ByWard Market Square  Saturday, December 8, 2018
1 to 2:30 pm 
Low
Restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special event
Richmond Santa Claus Parade 
Royal York Street between St. Philip School (Maitland Avenue) and Fowler Street; Fowler Street between Royal York Street and Strachan Street; Strachan Street between Fowler Street and McBean Street; McBean Street between Strachan Street and Perth Street; Perth Street between McBean Street and Huntley Road; Huntley Road between Perth Street and Richmond Memorial Centre and Arena.  Saturday, December 8, 2018
5:30 to 6:30 pm 
Low
Road closed 
21 
Special event
Senators home games 
Frank Finnigan Way between Cyclone Taylor Way and Palladium Drive; Huntmar Road (southbound) between Cyclone Taylor Way and Campeau Drive; Huntmar Road (northbound) between Maple Grove Road and the CTC Centre Lot 4 exit  Saturday, December 8, 2018
Frank Finnigan Way: Beginning at 5:30 pm until 30 minutes prior to conclusion of the game Huntmar Road (southound): 30 minutes prior to the conclusion of the game Huntmar Road (northbound): 45 minutes prior to the conclusion of the game  
Medium
Road closed 
4, 5, 6, 23 
Special event
Metcalfe Santa Claus Parade 
Glen Street between the Community Christian School (2681 Glen Street) and Johannes Street; Victoria Street between Johannes Street and Eighth Line Road; Eighth Line Road between Victoria Street and the Metcalfe Community Centre (2785 Eighth Line Road)  Sunday, December 9, 2018
2 to 3 pm 
Low
Road closed 
20 
Special event
Senators home games 
Frank Finnigan Way between Cyclone Taylor Way and Palladium Drive; Huntmar Road (southbound) between Cyclone Taylor Way and Campeau Drive; Huntmar Road (northbound) between Maple Grove Road and the CTC Centre Lot 4 exit  Sunday, December 9, 2018
Frank Finnigan Way: Beginning at 3:30 pm until 30 minutes prior to conclusion of the game Huntmar Road (southound): 30 minutes prior to the conclusion of the game Huntmar Road (northbound): 45 minutes prior to the conclusion of the game  
Medium
Road closed 
4, 5, 6, 23 
Special event
Orleans Parkrun 
Ottawa River Pathway between Cairine Wilson Secondary School and to a point 2.5 kilometers east on the Ottawa River Pathway  Saturday, December 15, 2018
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
Senators home games 
Frank Finnigan Way between Cyclone Taylor Way and Palladium Drive; Huntmar Road (southbound) between Cyclone Taylor Way and Campeau Drive; Huntmar Road (northbound) between Maple Grove Road and the CTC Centre Lot 4 exit  Monday, December 17, 2018
Frank Finnigan Way: Beginning at 6 pm until 30 minutes prior to conclusion of the game Huntmar Road (southound): 30 minutes prior to the conclusion of the game Huntmar Road (northbound): 45 minutes prior to the conclusion of the game  
Medium
Road closed 
4, 5, 6, 23 
Special event
Orleans Parkrun 
Ottawa River Pathway between Cairine Wilson Secondary School and to a point 2.5 kilometers east on the Ottawa River Pathway  Saturday, December 22, 2018
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
Senators home games 
Frank Finnigan Way between Cyclone Taylor Way and Palladium Drive; Huntmar Road (southbound) between Cyclone Taylor Way and Campeau Drive; Huntmar Road (northbound) between Maple Grove Road and the CTC Centre Lot 4 exit  Saturday, December 22, 2018
Frank Finnigan Way: Beginning at 5:30 pm until 30 minutes prior to conclusion of the game Huntmar Road (southound): 30 minutes prior to the conclusion of the game Huntmar Road (northbound): 45 minutes prior to the conclusion of the game  
Medium
Road closed 
4, 5, 6, 23 
Special event
Orleans Parkrun 
Ottawa River Pathway between Cairine Wilson Secondary School and to a point 2.5 kilometers east on the Ottawa River Pathway  Saturday, December 29, 2018
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
Senators home games 
Frank Finnigan Way between Cyclone Taylor Way and Palladium Drive; Huntmar Road (southbound) between Cyclone Taylor Way and Campeau Drive; Huntmar Road (northbound) between Maple Grove Road and the CTC Centre Lot 4 exit  Saturday, December 29, 2018
Frank Finnigan Way: Beginning at 5:30 pm until 30 minutes prior to conclusion of the game Huntmar Road (southound): 30 minutes prior to the conclusion of the game Huntmar Road (northbound): 45 minutes prior to the conclusion of the game  
Medium
Road closed 
4, 5, 6, 23 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Aaron Avenue between Carling Avenue and Lenester Avenue  Monday, December 10 to Friday, December 14, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Installation of a trunk sewer 
Bayfield Avenue between Herzberg Road and Carling Avenue  Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, November 1, 2019
 
High
Road closed 
4 
Construction
Staging area for North Kanata Trunk Sewer Phase 2 
Bayfield Road between Nepean-Arnprior Railway and Carling Avenue   Wednesday, August 1, 2018 to Tuesday, October 1, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Hydro work 
Boundary Road between Russell Road and Mitch Owens Road  Monday, August 20 to Friday, December 14, 2018
 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
19, 20 
Construction
Carling Multi-Use Pathway Renewal 
Multi-use Pathway adjacent to Carling Avenue between Crystal Beach Road and east of Holly Acres Road  Thursday, July 26, 2018
Until mid-September  
Low
Outer westbound lane may be impacted during off-peak hours 
7 
Construction
Capital Project – Integrated Road, Sewer and Watermain Construction 
Carlyle Avenue between Pansy Avenue and Woodbine Place  Monday, August 27 to Friday, December 14, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Building construction 
Champagne Avenue between Beech Street and Hickory Street  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 to Sunday, June 30, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Champlain Avenue between Beechwood Avenue and Putman Avenue  Wednesday, December 12, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Installing sanitary sewer 
Cobblehill Road between Fallowfield Road and Newburgh Place  Wednesday, December 5 to Wednesday, December 12, 2018
 
High
Road closed 
3 
Construction
Sidewalk construction 
Dufferin Road/Stanley Avenue between Crichton Street and approx. 40 m south of River Lane  Monday, October 29 to Friday, December 7, 2018
 
Low
Lane reductions 
13 
Construction
Hydro Ottawa work traffic impacts 
Current traffic impacts   Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Until 2019 
Medium
Lane reductions 
14 
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 mid-September 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
Installing a new watermain and sewers and road reinstatement 
Escarpment Crescent between Huntsville Drive and Coquina Place  Monday, November 12 to Monday, December 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
4 
Construction
Manhole rebuild and connection of new duct structures 
Gloucester Street between Elgin Street and Metcalfe Street  Tuesday, July 3 to Monday, December 31, 2018
 
Low
Road will be converted to permit 2-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 Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Until 1 pm 
Medium
Road closure in effect. Signage in place. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternate routes  
4 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Highway 174 at Montreal Road   Friday, December 7, 2018
9 am to 3 pm 
Low
East and westbound left lanes closed  
11 
Construction
Removal and replacement of steel beam guardrail 
Highway 174 eastbound Blair Road off ramp  Monday, December 10 to Saturday, December 15, 2018
Nightly from 10 pm to 5 am 
High
Ramp closed 
11 
Construction
Hwy 174 and Blair Road culvert repairs 
200m east of Blair Road on Hwy 174 Blair Road westbound off ramp; 200m east of Blair Road on Hwy 174  Wednesday, October 24 to Monday, December 31, 2018
 
Low
Intermittent lane closures 
1, 2, 11, 19 
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
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
Rehabilitation and widening of Highway 417  
Highway 417 - west of St. Laurent Boulevard to west of Walkley Road  Tuesday, September 4, 2018 to Friday, March 29, 2019
 
Medium
Lane closures in effect 
10 
Construction
Rehabilitation and widening of Highway 417  
Highway 417 - west of Devine Road to Rockdale Road  Monday, July 9, 2018 to Thursday, October 31, 2019
 
Medium
Lane closures in effect 
19 
Construction
Installing new watermain and storm sewer  
Jockvale Road  between Longfields Drive and Greenbank Road  Monday, December 10 to Friday, December 21, 2018
 
High
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Capital Project - Craig Henry Wet Weather Upgrades 
Kidgrove Gardens between Benlea Drive and Lansfield Way  Monday, August 27 to Friday, December 21, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Installing new services and sanitary pipe 
Kimberly Road between Old Richmond Road and Virgil Road  Thursday, November 29 to Friday, December 7, 2018
 
Medium
Road closed 
8 
Construction
Capital Project - Craig Henry Wet Weather Upgrades 
Lansfield Way between Kidgrove Gardens and Woodfield Drive  Monday, August 27 to Friday, December 21, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Landscaping and restoration  
Lavergne Street between Garneau Street and Ste Monique Street; Garneau Street, Ferland Street, Joliette Avenue between Beachwood and Peres Blanc Avenue; Frechette Street and Ste Cecile Street between Beachwood and Peres Blanc Avenue  Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Mid-July 2018 
Low
These streets will have periodic temporary traffic detours around landscaping and restoration activities. Full road paving will occur in June 2018 with full road closures for short periods of time to permit paving. 
12 
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
Road resurfacing 
McCarthy Road north of Plante Road  Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Until November 2018 
High
Intermittent lane closures 
8 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
McLeod Street at Kent Street  Monday, June 4, 2018
Until summer 2019 
Low
McLeod Street will be closed to vehicular traffic at Kent Street and converted to two-way traffic between the construction site and Lyon Street 
14 
Construction
Road reconstruction and restoration 
Montfort Street between Baribeau Street and Marier Avenue; Perrier Avenue between Lavergne Street and Dufoed Street.  Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Anticipated completion date mid-September 2018 
Low
Ongoing full moving road closures with detours 
12 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Navaho Drive between Baseline Road and Sherman Drive and between Agincourt Road and Erindale Road  Monday, October 1, 2018
Until November 2018 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
8 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Nicholas Street between Laurier Avenue and Hwy. 417  Sunday, April 24, 2016
Until after opening of the Confederation Line 
High
In the northbound direction, Nicholas Street is reduced to one general traffic lane and one transit priority lane. In the southbound direction, OC Transpo will travel with general traffic until reaching a transit priority lane at the Highway 417 eastbound on-ramp.  
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
Installing sanitary sewer 
O’Keefe Court from Fallowfield Road to Foxtail Avenue  Wednesday, December 5 to Thursday, December 20, 2018
 
High
Road closed 
3 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Old Highway 17 between Kinburn Side Road and Galletta Side Road  Monday, June 11, 2018
Until August 2019 
Medium
Road closed 
5 
Construction
Capital Project – Integrated Road, Sewer and Watermain Construction 
Pansy Avenue between Carlyle Avenue and Seneca Street  Monday, August 27 to Friday, December 14, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Filming 
Pepperall Crescent between Halley Street and Halley Street  Saturday, December 8 to Sunday, December 9, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
3 
Construction
Drilling boreholes  
Percy Street between Catherine Street and Chamberlain Avenue  Monday, December 10 to Wednesday, December 12, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Queen Street between Bank Street and O’Connor Street  Saturday, June 24, 2017
Until November 2018 
Medium
Queen Street reduced to one-way eastbound Westbound detour signage is in place.  
14 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Queen Street between Bay Street and Kent Street  Monday, April 16, 2018
Until November 2018 
Medium
Queen Street reduced to one-way eastbound. Westbound detours in place 
14 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Queen Street between Metcalfe Street and O'Connor Street  Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Until November 2018 
Medium
Queen Street reduced to one-way westbound. Eastbound 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
Road resurfacing 
Rideau Valley Drive South between Carter Road and 50m south of Lockhead Road East  Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Until November 2018 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
21 
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
Installation of a new watermain and sewers and road reinstatement 
River Road between Earl Armstrong Road and Rideau Road  Monday, September 10 to Saturday, December 15, 2018
 
Medium
Road closed 
22 
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
Capital Project – Integrated Road, Sewer and Watermain Construction 
Seneca Street between Aylmer Avenue and Sunnyside Avenue  Monday, August 27 to Friday, December 14, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
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
Capital Project – Petrie Island Causeway Culvert Rehabilitation and Replacement 
Trim Road between Jeanne D'Arc Boulevard and dead end  Monday, October 1 to Friday, December 28, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
1 
Construction
Road work 
Union Street between King Edward Avenue and Stanley Avenue  Monday, December 10 to Friday, December 14, 2018
Each day from 9 am to 3:30 pm 
Low
Road closed 
12 
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
Road and sewer construction 
Woodbine Place between Carlyle Avenue and Seneca Street  Monday, July 16 to Friday, December 14, 2018
 
High
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Woodkilton Road between Thomas A Dolan Parkway and Kinburn Side Road  Monday, August 13, 2018
Until October 2018 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
5 

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