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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special event
Glebe Montessori School – End of Year Barbeque 
Lyon Street South between Glebe Avenue and First Avenue   Thursday, June 20, 2019
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m 
Low
Road closed 
17 
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, June 22, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
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, June 29, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Airport Parkway between Taxiway Underpass and Hunt Club Road  Wednesday, May 29 to Thursday, August 1, 2019
 
Medium
Lane Reductions 
10, 16 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Airport Parkway Northbound off-ramp to Uplands Drive  Sunday, June 16 to Thursday, June 20, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
16 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Agincourt Road between Navaho Drive and Mallard Avenue  Tuesday, July 2 to Tuesday, July 9, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
8 
Construction
Flood relief 
Appaloosa Drive from Palomino Drive to Palomino Drive  Wednesday, June 5 to Friday, July 19, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
23 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Aylmer Avenue between Seneca Street and Canal Woods Terrace  Monday, April 29 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Development Reconstruction 
Bank Street between Analdea Drive/ White Alder Avenue and Blais Road/Mikana  Monday, May 20 to Tuesday, July 30, 2019
 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
20, 22 
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
Connecting new services 
Belmont Avenue from Riverdale Avenue to Bristol Avenue  Monday, June 17, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Rural Road Upgrade 
Black Slide Road  Monday, June 3, 2019
Until June 2019 
Low
Road closed 
21 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Booth Street between Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway and Chaudière Island  Monday, May 27 to Sunday, September 1, 2019
 
Medium
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Development Reconstruction 
Booth Street at Sir John A MacDonald Parkway and Wellington Street  Saturday, June 1 to Sunday, June 23, 2019
Weekends only 
Medium
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Hydro work  
Booth Street between Albert Street and Sir John A MacDonald Parkway  Monday, June 10 to Friday, June 14, 2019
 
Medium
Lane reductions 
14 
Construction
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Borbridge Avenue between Mareth Way and Southbridge Street  Monday, April 15 to Friday, June 14, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
22 
Construction
Bronson Avenue Reconstruction 
Bronson Avenue between Arlington Avenue and Chamberlain Avenue  Monday, May 20 to Thursday, August 29, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Development construction 
Bronson Avenue between Gloucester Street and Nepean Street  Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Until December 2019 
Medium
One southbound lane reduction 
14 
Construction
Relocating fire hydrant 
ByWard Market between Clarence Street and York Street  Monday, June 17 to Tuesday, June 18, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Construction on Highway 417 
Carling Avenue westbound off-ramp from Highway 417  Monday, April 22, 2019
For approximately 4 weeks 
Medium
Ramp closed 
16 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Carling Avenue between Grandview Road and Corkstown Road  Monday, June 3, 2019
Sep-19 
High
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Carlyle Avenue between Pansy Avenue and Dead End  Monday, April 29 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Mobile crane 
Catherine Street between Bank Street and O'Connor Street  Sunday, June 16, 2019
6 am to 4 pm 
Medium
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Bronson Avenue Reconstruction 
Catherine Street between Percy Street and Bronson Avenue  Monday, May 20 to Sunday, June 30, 2019
 
Medium
Lane reductions 
14, 17 
Construction
Staging area  
Carruthers Avenue between Scott Street and Ladouceur Street  Saturday, May 4 to Wednesday, June 19, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
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
Capital Project - Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) 
Cumberland Street between Stewart Street and Wilbrod Street  Monday, January 7 to Sunday, June 30, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Cummings Avenue between Montreal Road and Wilson Street  Thursday, June 13 to Friday, June 21, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
David Drive between Rowley Avenue Joan Street  Monday, June 3 to Friday, June 14, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
8 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Draper Avenue between Morrison Drive and Cornell Street  Saturday, June 8 to Sunday, June 23, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
8 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Dovercourt Avenue between Churchill Avenue North and Tweedsmuir Avenue  Wednesday, June 12 to Friday, June 14, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Downing Street between Seneca Street and Carlyle Avenue  Tuesday, May 21 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Replacement of culvert 
Dunning Road between Sarsfield Road and Magladry Road  Tuesday, July 23 to Tuesday, July 30, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Elgin Street renewal project 
Elgin Street  Monday, January 7, 2019
 
High
See the Elgin Street project page for all of the current traffic impacts. The exit from the City Hall parking garage to Elgin Street remains open, with northbound access to Elgin Street.  
14 
Construction
Flora Footbridge 
Multi-Use Pathway on the west side of the Rideau Canal from Fifth Avenue to Second Avenue  Monday, May 27 to Friday, June 21, 2019
 
Low
Restricted to pathway 
17 
Construction
Mobile crane 
Fifth Avenue between Bank Street and Monk Street  Wednesday, June 19, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Capital Reconstruction 
Fitzroy Street between Canon Smith Drive and Old Ship Road  Monday, May 27 to Friday, August 30, 2019
 
Medium
Single Lane 
5 
Construction
Windmill Development 
Fleet Street between Booth Street and Lloyd Street  Friday, June 14 to Monday, June 17, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Trunk Rehabilitation 
Foley Avenue between Dakota Avenue and St Laurent Boulevard  Saturday, April 20 to Friday, December 20, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Mobile crane 
Gloucester Street between Percy Street and Bay Street  Saturday, June 22, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Rehabilitation 
Golden Line Road between Old Almonte Road and March Road  Monday, June 10 to Saturday, June 22, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
21 
Construction
Bridge Renewal 
Greenbank Road between Moon Bay Road and Jockvale Road  Tuesday, July 2 to Monday, August 26, 2019
 
High
Road closed 
3 
Construction
Reconstructing rail crossing 
Hall Road between Russell Road and Piperville Road  Friday, June 21 to Saturday, June 22, 2019
8 pm to 10 am 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Reconstructing rail crossing 
Hall Road between Russell Road and Piperville Road  Monday, June 24, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Rehabilitation 
Hamilton Side Road between Golden Line Road and Upper Dwyer Hill Road  Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Until June 2019 
Low
Road closed 
21 
Construction
Replacement of hydro poles 
Hawthorne Road between Hunt Club Road and Blais Road  Saturday, June 15 to Sunday, June 16, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
10 
Construction
MTO Project 
Hwy 417 westbound off-ramp will be reduced to one lane and Innes Road Westbound reduced to one lane in each direction between Star Top Road and Cyrville Road.   Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Until June 2021 
High
Lane closures in effect 
2 
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 Devine Road to Rockdale Road  Monday, July 9, 2018 to Thursday, October 31, 2019
 
Medium
Lane closures in effect 
19 
Construction
MTO Project 
Highway 417 and Ramsayville Road  Thursday, June 6, 2019
Until 2022 
Low
Lane Reductions 
10 
Construction
Connecting new services 
James Cummings Avenue between Myrle Avenue and Cyrus Court  Thursday, June 6 to Wednesday, June 12, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Resurfacing 
Jockvale Road between Greenbank Road and Longfields Drive  Monday, June 3, 2019
Until June 2019 
High
Lane reductions 
3 
Construction
Rebuilding manhole 
Lajoie Street between Levis Avenue to Montreal Road  Tuesday, June 4 to Wednesday, June 12, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Storm Culvert 
Leitrim Road between Albion Road and Bank Street  Friday, June 21 to Monday, June 24, 2019
 
Medium
Road closed 
10, 22 
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
Elgin Street renewal project 
Lisgar Street between Elgin Street and Metcalfe Street  Monday, April 1 to Tuesday, December 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Trillium Multi Use Patway 
Louisa Street to Young Street  Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Until December 2019 
High
Pathway closed 
14, 15 
Construction
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Mailes Avenue between Oakdale Avenue and Patricia Avenue  Monday, June 17 to Wednesday, October 16, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
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
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
McLeod Street between Bronson Avenue and Lyon Street  Sunday, June 10 to Thursday, December 20, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Mitch Owens Road between Downey Road and Bank Street  Sunday, June 2 to Thursday, August 1, 2019
 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
20 
Construction
Development 
Monk Street between Holmwood Avenue and Thornton Avenue  Monday, June 3, 2019 to Sunday, March 1, 2020
 
Medium
Road closed 
17 
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
Connecting new services 
Oakdale Avenue between Rockhurst Road and Scott Street  Wednesday, July 17 to Wednesday, July 24, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Bridge Repair 
Old Highway 17 between Kinburn Side Road and Galletta Side Road  Monday, June 11, 2018
Until August 2019 
Medium
Road closed 
5 
Construction
Kanata South Links Capital Construction Project  
Old Richmond between Hope Side Road and West Hunt Club, & West Hunt Club between Old Richmond and 400m East of Moodie  Friday, February 1, 2019
Until November 2020 
Medium
Road closed 
8, 21, 23 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Pansy Avenue between Carlyle Avenue and Seneca Street  Monday, April 29 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Bronson Avenue Reconstruction 
Plymouth Avenue between Bronson Avenue and Cambridge Street  Monday, May 20 to Friday, December 6, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
NCC Project 
Portage Bridge  Monday, April 29 to Sunday, June 30, 2019
 
Medium
Northbound traffic will be reduced to two lanes with one for general traffic and one for transit and HOV (2+ persons). One northbound lane will be maintained between 7pm and 6am.  
14 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
Queen Victoria Street between Stanley Avenue and Crichton Street  Monday, March 20, 2017 to Tuesday, December 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
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
Sewer/Watermain Rehabilitation 
Rideau Terrace between Durham Private and Ridgeway Avenue  Thursday, June 13 to Thursday, June 20, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Bridge Repair 
Ritchie Side Road between Ivy Acres and Walter Bradley Road  Tuesday, July 2 to Friday, August 30, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
5 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
River Lane between Union Street and Keefer Street  Monday, March 20, 2017 to Tuesday, December 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
River Road between Osgoode Main and Doyle Road  Monday, May 27 to Monday, July 1, 2019
 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
20 
Construction
TransCanada Trail Bridge lane narrowings 
Robertson Road between Haanel Drive and Westcliffe Road  Tuesday, April 23 to Friday, August 30, 2019
 
Medium
Reduced to one lane in each direction 
8 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Rockcliffe Way between Springfield Road and Elmdale Avenue  Thursday, May 30 to Wednesday, June 12, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Reconstructing rail crossing 
Sand Road between Russell Road and Devine Road  Saturday, June 22 to Tuesday, June 25, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Replacement of culvert 
Sarsfield Road between Watson Road and Colonial Road  Tuesday, July 2 to Tuesday, July 9, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
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
Connecting new services 
Seneca Street between Aylmer Avenue and Colonel By Drive  Monday, April 29 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Sherbourne Avenue between Carling Avenue and Byron Avenue  Thursday, April 25, 2019
Until July 2019 
High
Road Closed 
7 
Construction
Capital Project - Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) 
Intersection of Slater Street at Kent Street  Monday, March 20, 2017
Until June 2019 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
14 
Construction
Resurfacing 
St Joseph Boulevard between Montreal Road to Youville Drive; 100 m East of Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard South  Monday, May 6, 2019
Until October 2019 
Medium
Road Closed 
1 
Construction
Capital Reconstruction 
St Laurent Boulevard between Conroy Road and Susan Road  Tuesday, April 30 to Friday, August 30, 2019
 
High
Road Closed 
10, 18 
Construction
Queen Elizabeth II Monument Relocation 
Sussex roundabout at Rideau Gate  Monday, March 18 to Friday, June 14, 2019
 
Medium
Lane reduction 
13 
Construction
Staging area 
Thornton Avenue between Bank Street and Monk Street  Wednesday, June 19, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
17 
Construction
Capital Project - Baseline Watermain 
Valley Stream Drive between Baseline Road and Sandcastle Drive  Thursday, June 13 to Friday, June 14, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
10 
Construction
Capital Reconstruction 
Walkley Road between Russell Road and Conroy Road  Tuesday, April 30 to Friday, August 30, 2019
 
High
Road Closed 
10, 18 
Construction
MTO Project 
Walkley Eastbound to Highway 417 Westbound Ramp   Wednesday, June 12 to Saturday, June 15, 2019
 
Medium
Road Closed 
10, 18 
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
Connecting new services 
Wayne Avenue between Aylen Avenue and Lockhart Avenue  Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
7 
Construction
Replacement of culvert 
Watson Road between Sarsfield Road and Dunning Road  Tuesday, July 2 to Tuesday, July 23, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
19 
Construction
Intersection modifications 
Intersection of Wellington Street and Lyon Street  Tuesday, April 30 to Saturday, June 22, 2019
 
High
Intermittent lane closures 
14 
Construction
Installation of a sanitary and storm sewers and a watermain 
Woodbine Place between Carlyle Avenue and Seneca Street  Monday, April 22 to Friday, June 28, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
17 

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