Piccadilly Integrated Road Renewal

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Project status
Planned

Project overview

Project description

The City of Ottawa is undertaking rehabilitation of select street segments within the Westboro Community. The overall objective of this project is to complete the design and construction for the rehabilitation of the sanitary sewers, watermains and road infrastructure of Piccadilly Avenue between Wellington Street and Basset Lane. The renewal of the watermain crossing the greenspace between Bassett Lane and Byron Avenue will be included in this project.

In addition, surface grading and drainage improvements are required to eliminate the low area in the south portion of the road to direct surface drainage north to Wellington Street.

The project limits include:

An illustration of streets within the project limits for the Piccadilly Integrated Renewal Project.
  • Piccadilly Avenue, from Wellington Street to Bassett Lane
  • The greenspace between Bassett Lane and Bryon Avenue at end of Piccadilly Avenue

Project timing

Design: underway
Design completion: fall 2022
Construction: late spring 2023 - contingent on budget approval

Project budget

Approved project funds to date are $2,400,000.

Public engagement

The City of Ottawa continues to take precautionary steps to protect members of the public. As an alternative to hosting in-person public information sessions, information is being posted to Ottawa.ca. The City remains committed to keeping the public informed of projects occurring in your neighbourhood.

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
Andrew Pulsifer, P.Eng, PMP.
Senior Project Manager, Infrastructure Projects
Design and Construction Municipal
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel: 613-580-2424, ext. 21712

Consultant Representative
Richard Telmosse, P.Eng., ing., MBA, LEED AP BD+C
Engineering Manager, Municipal Infrastructure – Ottawa, Parsons Inc.
1223 Michael Street North, Suite 100, Ottawa, ON K1J 7T2
Tel.: 613-738-4160, ext. 1584

Online engagement opportunity (June 30 to July 18, 2022)

The City of Ottawa continues to take precautionary steps to protect members of the public and respect concerns of public safety during these unprecedented times. Therefore, as an alternative to hosting in-person public information sessions, information on this project is being posted to Ottawa.ca for your review and comment. The City remains committed to keeping the public informed of projects occurring in your neighbourhood.

For the Piccadilly Integrated Road Renewal project, the project team will be taking a proactive approach and will update you using different methods of communication including mailed notices and by posting information on Ottawa.ca.

The City of Ottawa invites you to review and provide comments on the new documents and illustrations by July 18, 2022. Your feedback can be submitted by email or by phone to the contact below.

Presentation [ 1.09 MB ]
Proposed landscape reinstatement, infrastructure and road improvements [ 6.92 MB ]

What: The City of Ottawa is undertaking the design for the renewal of the infrastructure on Piccadilly Avenue North. The proposed work consists of the replacement of the sanitary sewer and watermain, addition of a storm sewer and full road reconstruction with concrete sidewalks, curbs and traffic calming measures. 

Why: The existing watermain, sanitary sewer and road infrastructure has reached the end of its useful life and requires replacement to continue to provide the required level of service to your neighborhood.

Where: The proposed work will occur on Piccadilly Avenue North between Wellington Street West and Bassett Lane. The watermain replacement will extend through the greenspace to Byron Avenue.

When: The design work for this project is ongoing and expected to be completed in 2022. An additional Public Information Session is tentatively planned for late fall 2022. Construction is expected to start in the summer of 2023, pending approvals including budget and overall construction coordination. The timing for the project will be confirmed closer to construction.

Notices will be sent prior to construction.

Who: The work is being managed by City of Ottawa Infrastructure Services and the engineering consulting firm, Parsons Inc. has been retained to complete the design.

For further information about this project and/or to submit comments on the project, please contact the City project manager:

Andrew Pulsifer, P.Eng., PMP
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
Infrastructure and Water Services, Design and Construction
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel.: 613-580-2424, ext. 21712

Field investigations (October 2021)

The City of Ottawa will undertake geotechnical, hydrogeological and environmental investigations in your neighborhood. This work is being done to determine existing soil, bedrock and groundwater conditions as part of the design phase of the Piccadilly Integrated Renewal Project.

What: The investigation work will involve the drilling of boreholes, obtaining soil and water samples for testing to determine future construction methods and the locations for underground utilities. Street Parking lanes will be temporarily closed during the work.

Why: This work is being conducted to support the design of the Piccadilly Integrated Road, Sewer and Watermain Renewal project.

When: The field investigation work will commence in October 2021 and could take up to four (4) weeks. The work will be conducted between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm, Monday to Friday.

Where: At localized spots along Piccadilly Avenue North between Wellington Street West and Bassett Lane, as well as on Wellington Street West and Bassett Lane at the intersections with Piccadilly Avenue North. One borehole will also be advanced in the public greenspace of Byron Park between Bassett Lane and Byron Avenue. All pedestrian walkways will be maintained during this work.

Who: Parsons Inc. and their sub-consultants, Thurber Engineering Ltd., will coordinate the work for the City of Ottawa.

Parking

The Contractor is obligated to provide 24hr notification of temporary loss of access/egress. In the event that access to your driveway is restricted due to construction activities, a Temporary On-Street Parking Permit (orange form) will be distributed to permit on-street parking within two blocks of your residence.

Contact Information

For any emergency during normal working hours, 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 Project Manager or Consultant Representative.