The Bay Street Cycling Facility is scheduled for construction to start in the late summer 2019. In advance of that work, starting in mid-May, Hydro Ottawa will be relocating their hydro poles on Bay Street between Queen Street and Laurier Avenue to facilitate the construction of the cycling facility. The hydro pole relocation work will be completed in the summer 2019. Please note that this work is being managed by Hydro Ottawa, with the City of Ottawa staff providing overall support.
It is anticipated that construction for the Bay Street Cycling Facility will commence in the late summer 2019. Another notice with further details will be distributed prior to that work commencing.
Who: Hydro Ottawa will be performing the construction work for the City of Ottawa.
Why: This work is being completed to facilitate the construction of the Bay Street Cycling Facility.
What: Work will involve the installation of new hydro poles, the transfer of hydro lines and telecommunication lines to the new poles and the removal of the existing poles.
When: Construction for the hydro pole relocation will begin in mid-May 2019. The work will be completed in the summer 2019.
Where: The work is located along Bay Street between Queen Street and Laurier Avenue.
Throughout construction, there will be single lane closures as required to facilitate the work.
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 special accommodation, please contact the contractor’s representative or the City’s project manager noted below.
The contractor will take every precaution to minimize interruptions to the everyday life of your family and/or operation of your business, but, as you can appreciate, there may be some inconvenience during the course of the work, such as traffic delays, parking restrictions, and noise. We would like to thank you for your patience and co-operation.
Impact on the right of way and adjacent private properties
The reconstruction is within the City’s right of way but may result in some disruption to part of the private property directly adjacent to the work. The City will reinstate sections of landscaping, driveways and walkways that are disturbed by construction.
For any emergency outside normal working hours on weekdays and weekends, please call the City at 3-1-1. For further information about this project, please contact the City’s project manager.
City’s project manager:
Justin Kurosky, P.Eng., MBA, PMP
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel.: 613-580-2424 ext. 21712
Michel Bisson, P.Eng.
Ryan Winkenweder, System Designer
Hydro Ottawa Ltd.
Tel.: 613-738-5499 Ext. 7125