2020 Pipe Repairs

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Project status
Completed

Project overview

Project description

The City of Ottawa is undertaking the design work for localized sewer spot repairs to address structural deficiencies in the existing sewer infrastructure. The work is being conducted to replace/renew deficient sections in the existing sewer infrastructure.

The project limits include the following sixteen (16) sites:

  1. Site 1 – Tillsonburg Street (SAN59890) – From Guelph Private (Ward 4)
  2. Site 2 – Hickson Crescent (SAN25635) - From Morrison Drive (Ward 8)
  3. Site 3 – St. Andrew Street (SAN38996 - From King Edward Avenue (Ward 12)
  4. Site 4 – The Driveway (COM10738) - From Gilmour Street to Lewis Street (Ward 14)
  5. Site 5 – Pinhey Street (SAN37063) - From Ladouceur Street to Scott Street (Ward 15)
  6. Site 6 – Transitway (SAN45111) - From Hinchey Avenue to Carruthers Avenue (Ward 15)
  7. Site 7 – Stevenson Avenue (SAN27486) – From Carling Avenue to Crerar Avenue (Ward 16)
  8. Site 8 – Alta Vista Drive (SAN30109) – From Cluny Street to Balfour Avenue (Ward 18)
  9. Site 9 – Pleasant Park Road (SAN30435) - From Alta Vista Drive to Fairbanks Avenue (Ward 18)
  10. Site 10 – Ferland Street (SAN81208) - From Dead End (Ward 12)
  11. Site 11 – Carroll Court (STM14485) - From Larkin Drive (Ward 3)
  12. Site 12 – Ridgeview Drive (STM44504) - From Juanita Avenue (Ward 5)
  13. Site 13 – Iris Street (STM25292) - From Soderlind Street to Dempsey Avenue (Ward 8)
  14. Site 14 – Botsford Street (STM31056) – From Hastings Avenue to Dead End (Ward 18)
  15. Site 15 – Laval Street (STM35368) - From St. Charles Street to Marier Avenue (Ward 12)
  16. Site 16 – Bank Street (STM111482) - At 2646 Bank Street (Ward 10)

Site location maps [ 1.14 MB ]

Project timing

Design: underway
Design completion: spring 2021
Construction: tentatively scheduled to start in summer 2021
Construction completion: fall 2022

Project budget

Approved project funds to date are $2,882,000.

Accessibility

Accessibility is an important consideration for the City of Ottawa. The City makes every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require a disability-related accommodation, please contact the project team listed below. Accessible formats and communication supports are available, upon request.

COVID-19

The City of Ottawa, in its commitment to protecting people and the community, continues to work closely with the industry and to comply with recommendations provided by municipal, provincial and federal health officials, as well as the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

Contact information

For any emergency outside normal working hours on weekdays and weekends, call the City at 3-1-1.
Should you have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact:

City Project Manager
Asim Baluch, P.Eng.
Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
Design and Construction - Municipal
Office: 613-580-2424 ext. 23526

Contract Administrator
Lisa Emond, P.Eng.
Robinson Consultants
Tel: 613-592-6060, ext. 128

Contractor Representative
Alex Graham, P.Eng.
Project Manager
Laurent Leblanc Ltd.
Office: 613-724-0804
24 Hour Emergency Contact: 613-558-0521

City Onsite Representative
Lionel Trudel
Robinson Consultants Inc.
Cell: 613-302-5356

Construction notice - Alta Vista Drive (May 2022)

In spring 2022, the City will begin addressing deficiencies in sewers on Alta Vista Drive from Cluny Street to Balfour Avenue.

What: The existing sanitary sewer located on the east shoulder of Alta Vista Drive has defects and will be abandoned. Services that connect to this sewer will be connected to the sewer located under Alta Vista Drive with open cut excavation methods.

Why: Rehabilitation is required due to the age and condition of the existing infrastructure.

When: Work is expected to begin in late May 2022 and take approximately two (2) weeks to complete.

Where: The sewer is located on Alta Vista Drive from Cluny Street to Balfour Avenue.

Who: The City of Ottawa has retained the Contractor, Laurent Leblanc Ltd., to complete the work.

Traffic impacts

Alta Vista Drive is a two-lane major collector road. To accommodate the proposed construction, lane reductions will be required. A minimum of one lane in each direction will be maintained at all times. Access to local businesses and private properties will be maintained throughout the construction period. The bike lane and sidewalk on the east side of Alta Vista may be closed and cyclists and pedestrians may be detoured.

Parking

To allow the work to be completed in a timely manner, on-street parking may be prohibited on Alta Vista Drive during the construction period in specific areas. During these times, parking will be permitted in other areas of the project and on side streets. Residents will be given advanced notice of any parking prohibition and signs will be erected accordingly.

Construction disruptions

The Contractor will take every precaution to minimize interruptions to the normal life of your family and/or operation of your business, but as you can appreciate, there may be some inconvenience during construction. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and co-operation. For construction activity hours of work, the City of Ottawa follows provincial requirements and the City’s Noise By-law (2017-255).

Contact information

For any emergency outside normal working hours, please call the City at 3-1-1.
For general project information, please contact the City’s Project Manager.
For construction related questions or concerns, please contact the Contractor Representative.

Construction notice - St. Andrew Street (May 2022)

In spring 2022, the City will begin addressing deficiencies in sewers on St. Andrew Street at King Edward Avenue.

What: The existing sanitary sewer lateral connections to the properties at 239 St. Andrew Street and 170 King Edward Avenue are being abandoned. The sanitary sewer and combined sewer under King Edward Street are being abandoned as well. A 10m long extension to the existing sanitary sewer is being installed using open cut excavation. New sanitary sewer laterals are being installed connecting 239 St. Andrew Street and 170 King Edward Avenue to the proposed 10m long sanitary sewer extension under St. Andrew Street using open cut excavation.

Why: Rehabilitation is required due to the age and condition of the existing infrastructure.

When: Work is expected to begin in June or early July 2022 and take approximately one (1) week to complete. One night of work is anticipated.

Where: The sewer being extended is located on St. Andrew Street at Kind Edward Avenue.

Who: The City of Ottawa has retained the Contractor, Laurent Leblanc Ltd., to complete the work.

Night work

The scope of the proposed work requires traffic impacts to King Edward Avenue. To minimize traffic hazards and impacts, a noise by-law exemption permit has been obtained to complete the work through overnight hours. Although some noise can be expected, the contractor will work to limit the impacts of noise in the overnight hours.

Traffic impacts

King Edward Avenue is a multiple-lane arterial road. Access to a maintenance hole on the east and west side of King Edward Avenue will be required during the sewer abandonment work and there will be interruptions to the easternmost and westernmost lanes on King Edward Avenue. All other lanes on King Edward Avenue will be maintained. To accommodate the proposed construction, lane reductions will be required. Access to local businesses and private properties will be maintained throughout the construction period. Access for pedestrians and cyclists will maintained.

Construction disruptions

The Contractor will take every precaution to minimize interruptions to the normal life of your family and/or operation of your business, but as you can appreciate, there may be some inconvenience during construction. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and co-operation. For daytime construction activity hours of work, the City of Ottawa follows provincial requirements and the City’s Noise By-law (2017-255).

Contact information

For any emergency outside normal working hours, please call the City at 3-1-1.
For general project information, please contact the City’s Project Manager.
For construction related questions or concerns, please contact the Contractor Representative.

Construction notice - Transitway (May 2022)

In spring 2022, the City will begin addressing deficiencies in sewers on the multi-use pathway on the north side of the Transitway from Hinchey Avenue to Carruthers Avenue.

What: The existing sanitary sewer located under the multi-use pathway on the north side of the Transitway from Hinchey Avenue to Carruthers Avenue has defects and will be rehabilitated.

Why: Rehabilitation is required due to the age and condition of the existing infrastructure.

When: Work is expected to begin in June or early July 2022 and take approximately one (1) week to complete.

Where: The sewer being rehabilitated is located on the multi-use pathway on the north side of the Transitway from Hinchey Avenue to Carruthers Avenue.

Who: The City of Ottawa has retained the Contractor, Laurent Leblanc Ltd., to complete the work.

Traffic impacts

To accommodate the proposed construction, lane reductions, alternating traffic and/or detours will be required. The Multi-Use Pathway (MUP) that runs along the north side of the Transitway between Hinchey Avenue and Carruthers Avenue will be closed to pedestrians and cyclists during construction. The pedestrian and cyclist detour will be via the Scott Street MUP.

Parking

To allow the work to be completed in a timely manner, on-street parking may be prohibited on Hinchey Avenue during the construction period in specific areas. During these times, parking will be permitted in other areas of the project and on side streets. Residents will be given advanced notice of any parking prohibition and signs will be erected accordingly.

Construction disruptions

The Contractor will take every precaution to minimize interruptions to the normal life of your family and/or operation of your business, but as you can appreciate, there may be some inconvenience during construction. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and co-operation. For construction activity hours of work, the City of Ottawa follows provincial requirements and the City’s Noise By-law (2017-255).

Contact information

For any emergency outside normal working hours, please call the City at 3-1-1.
For general project information, please contact the City’s Project Manager.
For construction related questions or concerns, please contact the Contractor Representative.

Construction notice (September 2021)

The City of Ottawa will undertake a sewer spot repair at multiple locations.

What: Work will involve the repair of sections of sewer.

Why: The City of Ottawa will be undertaking these repairs to address localized structural damage to sewer infrastructure.

When: This work is planned to begin in fall 2021 and be completed by the end of December 2021, weather dependent.

Where: Construction activity to facilitate the replacements will occur at the following locations:

  • Alta Vista Drive (between Cluny Street and Balfour Avenue)
  • Botsford Street (Hastings Avenue to dead end)
  • Carrol Court
  • Ferland Street (between Jolliet Avenue and dead end)
  • Hickson Crescent (between Morrison Drive and Baylie Avenue)
  • Hinchey Avenue (between Scott Street and Lyndale Avenue).
  • Iris Street (between Soderlind Street and Dempsey Avenue)
  • Laval Street (between Charles Street and Marier Avenue)
  • McArthur Avenue (at Irwin Miller Street)
  • Pinhey Street (between Ladouceur Street and Scott Street)
  • Pleasant Park Road (between Alta Vista Drive and Fairbanks Avenue)
  • Ridgeview Drive (between Juanita Avenue and Charlie’s Lane)
  • St. Andrew Street (between Cumberland Street and King Edward Avenue)
  • Stevenson Avenue (between Carling Avenue and Crerar Avenue)
  • Temple Street (between Chanonhouse Drive to Ormsby Drive)
  • The Driveway (between Gilmour Street and Lewis Street)
  • Tillsonburg Street (between Terry Fox Drive and Wallaceburg Court)

Who: The City of Ottawa has retained the contractor, Laurent Leblanc, to complete the work.

Traffic Impacts

Minor traffic delays will occur however one lane will be maintained throughout the construction period.

Pre-Construction Inspection

The Contractor is required to carry out a pre-construction inspection of homes in the work area if the homeowner is in agreement. A representative from DST Consulting Engineers will be contacting you to schedule these inspections.

As part of this Contract, the Contractor is assuming full responsibility for the construction work until it is entirely complete as well as any damages to private property resulting from these construction activities. In the event of such occurrences, all claims for damages should be immediately reported both verbally and in writing to the Contractor’s Project Manager. This will ensure prompt notification of appropriate authorities to complete the claim investigations.

Construction Disruptions

Laurent Leblanc will take every precaution to minimize interruptions to the normal life of your family and/or operation of your business, but as you can appreciate, there may be some inconvenience during the operation of the work. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and co-operation. For construction activity hours of work, the City of Ottawa follows provincial requirements and the City’s Noise By-law (2017-255).