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Montreal Road Revitalization

Project Status: 
Underway

Project overview

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Project limits

The project limits for Montreal Road are North River Road to St. Laurent Boulevard for a total distance of 2 kilometres. In addition to the Montreal Road corridor, the project includes reconstruction of North River Road from Montreal Road to the North River Road cul-de-sac for a total distance of 560 metres length.

Key plan [ PDF - 377 KB ]

Project description

The City of Ottawa has completed the 18-month long detail design phase of the Montreal Road corridor and are now proceeding with the construction scheduled to start in June 2019.

The ultimate vision for Montreal Road is to construct a vibrant and welcoming main street with a well-balanced transportation network that will allow residents and businesses to thrive. To achieve this vision, some of the following aboveground and underground improvements are proposed:

  • Construct a three-lane cross section between Vanier Parkway and St. Laurent Boulevard that includes two westbound lanes, one eastbound lane and cycling tracks/lanes in both directions.
  • Bury overhead Hydro lines between North River Road and L’Eglise Street.
  • Implement streetscaping features along Montreal Road, including but not limited to new street furniture, streetlights, trees, concrete sidewalks and paver stones.
  • Review and improve bus stop and bus shelter locations.
  • Replace the existing watermain between North River Road and St. Laurent Boulevard.
  • Replace sanitary and storm sewers along certain sections of Montreal Road.

As part of the Montreal Road project, the 560 metre long section of North River Road (north of Montreal Road) is planned for reconstruction. The proposed works include replacement of the watermain, sanitary sewers and road drainage modifications.

Project timing

Project construction is scheduled to start in late May/early June 2019 beginning with utility burial and upgrade works. A general summary of the construction timelines and project staging are as follows:

  • Year 1 (2019) – Burial of overhead hydro power lines and other utility work on Montreal Road between North River Road and L’Eglise Street.
  • Year 2 (2020) – Continued utility work including hydro burial as well as watermain and sewer construction on Montreal Road and North River Road (Montreal Road to north cul-de-sac). Complete section of Montreal Road between North River Road and the Vanier Parkway.
  • Year 3 (2021) – Continued watermain, sewer and road work on Montreal Road between the Vanier Parkway and St Laurent Boulevard.
  • Year 4 (2022) – Landscape and streetscape work as well as final lift of asphalt pavement on Montreal Road.

The above timelines and sequence of work may change as the work progresses along Montreal Road.

Project budget

The City is making a significant investment to renew Montreal Road and North River Road (estimated at $58 million) with funding authority identified as part of the 2019, 2020 and upcoming 2021 capital budgets.

Public engagement

Some examples of public engagement for the project have included:

  • Public information sessions – first public information session was held in April 2018. The second public information session was held on May 13, 2019.
  • Meetings with the Vanier Community Association and Quartier Vanier BIA to provide project updates, receive feedback and answer questions.
  • Working group meetings with members from the Vanier Community Association and Quartier Vanier BIA with the purpose of obtaining input on specific issues involving significant design decisions.
  • Project newsletter (monthly to date, may be more frequent as construction ramps up).
  • Regular communication with individual business owners and residents affected by the proposed improvements.

Contact information

For further information, please contact the project team or alternatively, the City Project Manager:

Mario Kotowski, P.Eng.
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
Design and Construction Municipal Branch
Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department
City of Ottawa
Tel: 613-580-2424, ext. 26075

Current traffic impacts

OC Transpo route 19 detour beginning May 25

Significant work will be starting shortly on the section of Montreal Road between Olmstead Street and Marier Avenue. The work includes construction of new watermain, road structure, a new eastbound Montreal Road left turn lane at Marier Avenue, curbs and sidewalk.

The work will require reducing Montreal Road to one lane in each direction and closure of the following intersections from Monday, May 25 to Friday, August 28:

  • Marier Avenue from Montreal Road to Deschamps Avenue
  • Olmstead Street from Montreal Road to Levis Avenue

The Marier Avenue and Olmstead Street road closures will require relocation of several bus stops and a 3-month detour of OC Transpo Route 19. Signage will be posted at the existing bus stops directing transit users to the new bus stop locations.

Additional information about the detour is available on OC Transpo’s website.

Bus detour map showing route 19 detour

Information on rusty water

Over time, deposits can accumulate inside pipes and whenever work is performed on watermains or fire hydrants, scale or sediment can be disrupted resulting on discoloured water.

If the water in your cold water tap or toilet tank is rusty, yellow, or discoloured, this indicates the presence of iron, sometimes found in areas that are supplied by cast iron water mains. This discolouration is usually caused by nearby construction. Sudden changes in flow can disturb rust or iron sediment within older water mains. This is a fairly common occurrence and is normally solved by City staff flushing the water main through a hydrant. Please note that these low levels of iron, while not aesthetically pleasing, do not pose a health concern.

If you observe “rusty” water, flush your cold water tap for several minutes until it runs clear. We recommend that you do not drink or wash laundry with discoloured water. If the issue persists for more than a few hours, call 3-1-1 to arrange for a site visit.

If you have any questions, please contact the City at 3-1-1, info-water@ottawa.ca or visit the City’s website at ottawa.ca.

Your cooperation in this matter is greatly appreciated and we apologize for any inconvenience.

Montreal Road Revitalization - FAQ

Q: Why is this work needed?

A: The municipal infrastructure along Montreal Road is aging and needs to be replaced. This includes underground utilities, watermains, sections of sanitary and storm sewer as well as curbs, sidewalks and the roadway surface. Consistent with City Official Plan policies, Montreal Road has been redesigned as “Complete Street” that provides general improvements for all modes of transportation including transit, pedestrians, cycling and vehicles.

The vision for the Montreal Road Revitalization is to create a vibrant and welcoming main street with a well-balanced and connected transportation corridor that will allow residents and businesses to thrive.

Q: What are the project limits and scope of work?

A: The project limits extend from the Cummings Bridge at North River Road to St. Laurent Boulevard for a distance of 2 km. The project scope for Montreal Road includes watermain replacement, partial sanitary and storm sewer replacement, burial of overhead hydro and other utilities, construction of raised cycle tracks, new curbs and sidewalks, new streetlights and traffic signals, extensive landscaping and a complete road rebuild. In addition to Montreal Road, work will also be undertaken at:

  • North River Road from Selkirk Street North to the North River Road cul-de-sac
  • Vanier Parkway from McArthur Avenue to 140 m north of Montreal Road
  • McArthur Avenue at North River Road, Vanier Parkway and St. Laurent Boulevard intersections

Q: What is the construction schedule?

A: Construction began in mid-2019 with utility work along Montreal Road that included burial of overhead hydro lines, Enbridge Gas system upgrades and reconstruction of Bell underground structures. A general summary of the construction timelines and project staging are as follows:

Year 2020:
  • Continue utility works on Montreal Road from North River Road to de L’Eglise Street
  • Watermain, sewer and road reconstruction on Montreal Road from North River Road to Marier Avenue
  • Watermain, sewer and road reconstruction on North River Road from Selkirk Street North to the North River Road cul-de-sac
  • Temporary intersection modifications on McArthur Avenue at North River Road, Vanier Parkway and St. Laurent Boulevard intersections
Year 2021:
  • Implement an eastbound Montreal Road detour from the Vanier Parkway to St. Laurent Boulevard via McArthur Avenue. Westbound traffic will continue using Montreal Road.
  • Continue watermain, sewer and road reconstruction on Montreal Road from Vanier Parkway to St. Laurent Boulevard
  • Paving and landscaping on North River Road from Montreal Road north to the North River Road cul-de-sac
Year 2022:
  • Continue detour of eastbound Montreal Road from the Vanier Parkway to St. Laurent Boulevard via McArthur Avenue
  • Complete watermain, sewer and road reconstruction on Montreal Road from Vanier Parkway to St. Laurent Boulevard
  • Resurface road on Vanier Parkway from McArthur Avenue to 140 m north of Montreal Road.
  • Remove temporary intersection modifications and reinstatement on McArthur Avenue at North River Road, Vanier Parkway and St. Laurent Boulevard intersections

Note: the above timelines and sequencing may be subject to change as the work progresses.

Q: What’s the project budget?

A: The City is making a significant investment to renew Montreal Road and North River Road (approximately $58 million) with funding authority identified as part of the 2019, 2020 and upcoming 2021 capital budgets.

Q: I am a frequent visitor to Montreal Road. How can I still access the places I love during construction?

A: Accessibility for the public and maintaining access to businesses is an important consideration for the City. Pedestrian access to homes and businesses will be maintained at all times and the City will make every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. As construction progress, side street closures will be required and vehicular access to Montreal Road will be provide at designated intersections only. Detours and sidewalk closures will be communicated on site with signage.

Q: Are there going to be OC Transpo detours for this project?

A: Impacts to OC Transpo in 2020 will be primarily limited to bus stop and bus shelter relocations and operational delays due to construction. In the years 2021 and 2022, eastbound Montreal Road will be closed from the Vanier Parkway to St. Laurent Boulevard and all traffic including buses will be detoured to McArthur Avenue. Transit connections and internal bus circulation between McArthur Avenue and Montreal Road are being reviewed and will be communicated prior to beginning 2021 and 2022 construction.

Q: Was the public consulted on this project?

A: Prior to the design and construction of this project, the City undertook public consultation as part of the Transportation Planning and Functional Design Study which was finalized in June 2017.

The City’s public consultation efforts continued during the two-year design phase and the City remains committed to engaging key stakeholders, local residents and the general public as the project moves into construction.

Public consultation activities to date have included:

  • Public information sessions
  • Business and landowner information sessions
  • Meetings with the Vanier Community Association and Quartier Vanier BIA
  • Working group meetings with members of the Vanier community and business owners
  • Monthly project e-newsletter
  • Business questionnaires
  • Project webpage
  • Weekly progress email to project stakeholders
  • Project inbox: montrealroad@ottawa.ca

Q: With construction work comes construction-related noise. What is the City doing to mitigate noise?

A: The contractor will typically be operating within the parameters of the Noise By-law:

  • Monday-Saturday: Between 7 am and 10 pm
  • Sundays and holidays: Between 9 am and 10 pm

Some night work will be required through out the duration of the project in order to limit daytime water disruptions and avoid major traffic delays at key intersections. Night work outside of the typical operating hours require an approved Noise By-law exemption and residents will be made aware in advance of the work.

The contractor will take every precaution to minimize interruptions to everyday life but, as you can appreciate, there may be some inconvenience during the course of the work, such as delays when travelling around the construction zone, noise, dust and vibrations.

Q: Will utilities to nearby businesses and residents be impacted during the reconstruction? How will business and residents be notified when utilities (i.e. water, gas, electricity) are shut off?

A: During a construction there will be times where utilities, such as gas, water or electricity, will need to be interrupted. The City will provide advance notice of planned service disruptions; however, there will be instances when unforeseen construction issues will result in water, gas and hydro disruptions. The project team is also reaching out to affected properties and will coordinate the best time for service interruptions.

Q: Will garbage pick-up and snow removal be impacted during the road closure?

A: The contractor is responsible for the coordination of garbage pick-up and snow removal within the construction zone. All City services outside of the construction zone will continue as normal. The project team will monitor these activities closely during construction.

Q: Where can I find out more information about the project?

A: Our project webpage at ottawa.ca/montrealroad is your go-to for background information about the project, current traffic impacts, notices, updates and more.

You can also subscribe to our newsletter to receive regular updates about the project. To do so, visit the sign-up page and enter your name and email address, click the box on ‘Montreal Road Revitalization’ and subscribe! You will get an email to confirm your subscription.

Q: What’s the best way to contact the project team?

A: For inquiries related to the Montreal Road Revitalization project, please email montrealroad@ottawa.ca or contact the City’s Project Manager, Mario Kotowski at 613-580-2424, extension 26075. For any emergency outside normal working hours on weekdays and weekends, please call the City at 3-1-1.

Public information session (May 2019)

The City of Ottawa invites you to attend a Public Information Session on the Montreal Road Revitalization project.

What: The City of Ottawa is undertaking the design and construction for the Montreal Road Revitalization project from North River Road to St. Laurent Boulevard. The project also includes reconstruction of North River Road from Montreal Road to the North River Road cul-de-sac for a total distance of 560 metres length.

Why: This information session will provide an opportunity to review the final design for the project. Details regarding the final design, project schedule, transportation management, hydro utility update, public art and more will be presented. The project team will be available to discuss the project and answer questions.

When: Monday, May 13, 2019

6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (drop-in style)

Where: Centre Pauline-Charron

164 Jeanne Mance Street, Vanier

Contact information

For further information, visit ottawa.ca/montrealroadrevitalization or contact the City’s Senior Project Manager:

Mario Kotowski, P.Eng.
Senior Project Manager, Infrastructure Projects
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Email: MontrealRoad@ottawa.ca
Phone: 613-580-2424, ext. 26075

Accessible formats and communication supports are available, upon request.

Notices (March 2020)

Notice of night work - March 8 to March 13, 2020

Construction is underway for the Montreal Road Revitalization project along Montreal Road from North River Road to St. Laurent Boulevard, and along North River Road from Selkirk Street to the North River Road cul-de-sac.

This work includes reconstruction of watermain, sections of sanitary sewer, storm sewer and a complete rebuild of the roadway. This work is being conducted to replace aging infrastructure and provide a well-balanced multi-mode transportation corridor.

During construction, some night work will be required to limit daytime disruptions and impacts to services including water and transit. Night work is undertaken only when necessary and will be limited as much as possible. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the night work please contact the City Project Manager listed in the contact information section of the notice.

Who: The City of Ottawa has retained the Contractor, R.W. Tomlinson Limited, to complete the work.

Why: Upcoming work on the watermain is being scheduled at night as water outages are required and to limit daytime disruptions and impacts to businesses and residents.

What: Construction work on watermain connections is required at intersections along Montreal Road. Residents and businesses directly impacted will be notified in advance.

Side street closures are required, with excavations taking place during the day and watermain work at night (between 10 pm and 7 am) at the following locations:

  • North River Road between Montreal Road and Selkirk Street
  • Montreal Road at Montgomery Street
  • Montreal Road at Palace Street
  • Montreal Road at Durocher Street
  • Montreal Road at Kendall Avenue
  • Montreal Road at Savard Avenue
  • Montreal Road at Cody Avenue
  • Montreal Road at Cyr Avenue
  • Montreal Road at Hannah Street
  • Montreal Road at Olmstead Street
  • Montreal Road at Marier Avenue

When: The night work is expected from March 8 to March 13 and will take approximately two days to complete at each location.

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 special accommodation, please contact the undersigned.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available, upon request.

Contact information

For further information about this project, you can visit ottawa.ca/montrealroad, contact the undersigned or email the project team.

City of Ottawa Project Manager
Mario Kotowski, P. Eng.
City of Ottawa
613-580-2424 ext. 26075
montrealroad@ottawa.ca

City Communications Liaison
Megan Dussault
City of Ottawa
613-580-2424 ext. 25183
montrealroad@ottawa.ca

City On-Site Representative
Paul Jakowec, C.Tech., rcca, CIP
Robinson Consultants Inc.
613-592-6060 ext. 158

Contract Administrator
Adam Smith, P. Eng.
Robinson Consultants Inc.
613-592-6060 ext. 131

Contractor Representative
Jeremy Lemieux, Project Manager
R.W. Tomlinson Limited
613-822-1867

Construction notice (February 2020)

Construction is underway for the Montreal Road Revitalization project along Montreal Road from North River Road to St. Laurent Boulevard with utility work ongoing since early 2019. The general contractor for the project, R.W. Tomlinson Limited, will be starting preparatory work for the watermain, sewer and road construction in mid-February 2020 in your neighbourhood.

This work will include the reconstruction of watermain, sections of sanitary sewer and storm sewer and the roadway. This work is being conducted to improve the aging infrastructure in your community.

Who: The City of Ottawa has retained the Contractor, R.W. Tomlinson Limited., to complete the work.

Why: The work is being conducted to improve the aging infrastructure in your community as well as to revitalize and reconstruct Montreal Road into a vibrant and welcoming main street with a well-balanced transportation network that will allow residents and businesses to thrive.

What: Reconstruction of Montreal Road includes but is not limited to the following aboveground and underground improvements:

  • Replacement of the existing watermain between North River Road and St. Laurent Boulevard.
  • Replacement of sanitary and storm sewers along certain sections of Montreal Road.
  • Construction of a three-lane cross section between Vanier Parkway and St. Laurent Boulevard that includes two westbound lanes, one eastbound lane and cycle tracks in both directions.
  • Burial of overhead Hydro lines between North River Road and de l’Église Street.
  • Implementation of streetscaping features along Montreal Road, including new street furniture, streetlights, trees, concrete sidewalks and paver stones.

Improvements along North River Road from Montreal Road to the North River Road cul-de-sac in Kingsview Park includes watermain and sewer work as well as road reconstruction.

When: Construction is underway for the Montreal Road Revitalization project with utility work ongoing since early 2019. Preparatory work for the watermain, sewer and road construction is scheduled to begin in mid-February 2020 with the entire project scheduled to be completed in December 2022.

Construction along North River Road will begin in mid-February with the majority of work being completed in 2020.

Due to the need to maintain water supply during the preparatory work, some night work may be required.

Where: The streets included as part of this project are:

  • Montreal Road from North River Road to St. Laurent Boulevard
  • North River Road from the north cul-de-sac to Selkirk Street
  • Vanier Parkway from north of Montreal Road to McArthur Avenue
  • McArthur Avenue and Vanier Parkway intersection (temporary work)
  • McArthur Avenue and St. Laurent Boulevard intersection (temporary work)

Safety

During construction, it is our priority to ensure the safety of the public. We need your co-operation to make it safer for everyone; please stay clear of all construction equipment and open excavations. If applicable, please tell your children about the dangers of playing near a construction area.

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 special accommodations, please contact the undersigned. Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request.

Traffic Management

In order to accommodate the proposed construction, various lane reductions, road closures and/or detours will be required. Access to local businesses and private properties will be maintained throughout the construction period. A notice to the public will be provided prior to any road closures and/or detours taking place.

On-Street Parking and Local Access

As the various construction activities are in progress, on-street parking will be restricted. Local access will be maintained to residents, business owners and emergency vehicles. Periodically, vehicular access to your property may be unavailable; the contractor is required to provide 24 hour notification of temporary loss of access/egress to your property. A temporary On-Street Parking Permit will be made available to allow on-street parking within two blocks of your residence when these disruptions occur.

Construction Disruptions

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, noise, dust and vibration. You may also feel vibrations due to heavy equipment operations. Vibrations from construction activities are quite common and rarely cause any problems. We would like to thank you for your patience and co-operation.

Pre-Construction Inspection

The contractor is required to carry out a pre-construction inspection of buildings in the work area if the property owner is in agreement. A representative from the contractor or designate 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 and to the City’s on-site representative. This will ensure prompt notification of appropriate authorities to complete the claim investigations.

Temporary Water Services

During the replacement of the watermain, water will be supplied to buildings by temporary water lines. While your property will be on this temporary service, your water usage will be estimated as the temporary service is not metered. Your water bill will be based on the past average water usage for your address. If you have any questions, please contact Revenue at 613-580-2444 or WS-Billing@ottawa.ca.

Municipal fire suppression will continue during the construction period. Please note that private fire suppression systems may be impacted. Temporary water is provided for domestic consumption purposes only. If you have a private fire suppression system, it is recommended that you make arrangements with a fire protection services company in order to determine the extent of any impact. For information on minimizing your fire risk, contact the City’s Fire Services at 613-580-2424 ext. 15371 (East) or ext. 15372 (West).

We apologize in advance for any disruptions in water service during construction. Any problems with the temporary water services can be directed to the City’s on-site representative or call the City of Ottawa at 3-1-1 in the evenings or weekends.

Contact Information:

City of Ottawa Project Manager
Mario Kotowski, P. Eng.
City of Ottawa
613-580-2424 ext. 26075
montrealroad@ottawa.ca

City Communications Liaison
Megan Dussault
City of Ottawa
613-580-2424 ext. 25183
montrealroad@ottawa.ca

City On-Site Representative
Paul Jakowec, C.Tech., rcca, CIP
Robinson Consultants Inc.
613-592-6060 ext. 158

Contract Administrator
Adam Smith, P. Eng.
Robinson Consultants Inc.
613-592-6060 ext. 131

Contractor Representative
Jeremy Lemieux, Project Manager
R.W. Tomlinson Limited
613-822-1867

For any emergency outside normal working hours on weekdays and weekends, please call the City of Ottawa at 3-1-1.

Construction notice - Enbridge (June 2019)

Beginning in mid-June 2019, Enbridge utility work will commence on Montreal Road and side streets from the Vanier Parkway to Marier Avenue.

Who: Aecon has been retained by Enbridge to complete the gas main relocations.

Why: Existing gas main sections are in conflict with the up-coming City road works and have to be relocated or replaced.

What: Enbridge will be installing new gas pipes on side streets and Montreal Road in advance of upcoming watermain and sewer replacement work.

When: The Enbridge gas pipe relocations are planned to begin mid-June 2019 and be completed by end of August 2019 in advance of the full Montreal Road project.

Where: The first gas pipe relocation is planned for Durocher Street followed by side streets moving west to east from Vanier Parkway to Marier Avenue. Upon completion of side street work Enbridge will be replacing the mainline along Montreal Road from Vanier Parkway to Marier Ave.

Traffic impacts

Traffic will be impacted along Montreal Road between the Vanier Parkway and Marier Avenue and all side streets along this section of Montreal Road. Traffic will only be impacted in the area of work as required. Lane reductions will occur on side streets as with possible temporary road closures. One lane in each direction will be maintained along Montreal Road at all times.

On street parking will be prohibited along certain sections of Montreal Road and side streets as the work progresses. Signage will be installed ahead of the planned work indicating parking restrictions.

Bus stops within the construction zones will be temporarily relocated outside of the immediate construction zone as required to avoid conflicts.

Pedestrian access to businesses will remain open at all times and residents and visitors are encouraged to continue to support Montreal Road area businesses during construction.

Accessibility

Accessibility is an important consideration for the City of Ottawa and their business partner Enbridge. The City and Enbridge will make every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require special accommodations, please contact the City of Ottawa project manager listed below.

Construction disruptions

The contractor will take every precaution to minimize interruptions to the everyday life of your family and/or operation of your business; however, as you can appreciate, there may be some inconvenience during the course of the work, such as delays when travelling around the construction zone, noise and dust.

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 Enbridge construction related questions or concerns, please contact the utility representative.

City project manager:
Mario Kotowski, P.Eng.
City of Ottawa – Project Manager
100 Constellation Drive, 6th Floor
Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel: 613-580-2424 ext. 26075

Utility representative:
Andrew Murray
Enbridge Gas Distribution
400 Coventry Road
Ottawa, ON K1K 2C7
Tel: 613-748-6746

Geotechnical and environmental investigations notice (April 2018)

Beginning in late April, the City of Ottawa will undertake geotechnical (soil) and environmental investigations within the City’s right-of-way along Montreal Road and North River Road. The investigations are required as part of the design work for the Montreal Road and North River Road revitalization project which includes watermain and sewer replacement, and reconstruction of the roadway, sidewalks and cycling facilities along Montreal Road and North River Road.

Who: Golder Associates and Marathon Drilling Ltd. will be performing the investigative work for the City of Ottawa.

Why: The information gathered from the geotechnical boreholes forms part of the project design work and is used to determine soil types, soil conditions and ground water levels along Montreal Road and North River Road.

What: The investigative work will involve the installation of markers and drilling of approximately 35 boreholes within the Montreal Road and North River Road right-of-way.

When: This work is tentatively scheduled to begin the week of April 23, 2018 and should take approximately six (6) weeks to complete, weather dependent. The majority of the drilling will occur on weekdays between 9 am and 3 pm; however, some work is expected during morning peak hours (7 am to 9 am) and afternoon peak hours (3 pm to 6 pm). Limited evening and weekend work is also expected.

Where: The boreholes drilling is planned within the road surface on the 2 kilometre section of Montreal Road between North River Road and St. Laurent Boulevard and the 500 metre north section of North River Road from Montreal Road to the North River Road cul-de-sac.

Construction disruptions

On street parking will be temporarily prohibited block by block as the drilling progresses along Montreal Road and North River Road. Lane closures will be required to accommodate the drilling rig and operating crews. Every effort will be taken to minimize impacts to businesses and residents, but as you can appreciate, there may be some inconvenience during the course of the operation of the work. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and co-operation.

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 special accommodation, please contact the undersigned.

Contact information

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:

City’s project manager:
Mario Kotowski, P.Eng.
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
100 Constellation Drive
Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel.: 613-580-2424, ext. 26075

City’s consultant representative:
Kelly Lalonde, P.Eng.
Project Manager
Robinson Consultants Inc.
Phone: 613-592-6060, ext. 141