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St-Denis Street, Lavergne Street and Ste-Monique Street

Project Status: 
Underway

Project overview

Project description

The City will be renewing infrastructure in Vanier that has reached the end of its service life, including new roads, sidewalks, watermains, storm sewers, sanitary sewers and replacing the stairwell in Tabor Avenue Parkette. House services will also be replaced up to the property line.

These construction works will be limited to the following road segments:

  • Lavergne Street from Ste-Monique Street to Duford Street
  • St-Denis Street from Des Pères-Blancs Avenue to Ste-Anne Avenue
  • Ste-Monique Street from Ste-Cécile Street to Marier Avenue

Lavergne Street between Ste-Monique Street and Des Pères-Blancs Avenue [ PDF - 652 KB ]
Lavergne Street between Des Pères-Blancs Avenue and Duford Street [ PDF - 1.16 MB ]
St-Denis Street between St-Jacques Street and Anne Avenue [ PDF - 1.58 MB ]
Ste-Monique Street between Marier Avenue and Ste-Cécile Street [ PDF - 261 KB ]

Project timing

Design completion: summer 2020
Construction start: fall 2020
Construction completion: fall 2022

Budget

Project funds approved to date are $15.4 million.

Public involvement

A public information session was held on December 17, 2018 to present the preliminary design. A second online public information session was held in July 2020 to present the detailed design. At that time, attendees were able to review the design in more detail, ask questions and provide comment on the proposed works.

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 City’s Project Manager.

COVID-19

COVID-19 is an unprecedented situation and the City of Ottawa is committed to protecting people and the community. The Province of Ontario has allowed certain businesses and workplaces, including all municipal construction projects, to continue operations subject to compliance with strict public health and safety protocols. The City is working closely with the industry and complying with restrictions and recommendations provided by municipal, provincial and federal health officials, as well as the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

For further information or to provide comments, please contact the City’s project manager.

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
Justin Trudel, P. Eng., PMP
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel.: 613-580-2424 ext. 15304

Contract Administrator
Daniel Lefebvre, CET.
J.L. Richards & Associates Limited
Tel: 343-804-5372

City On-Site Representative
Ziad Makdessi
J.L. Richards & Associates Limited
Tel.: 613-227-9422

Contractor Representative
Jeremy Lemieux, Project Manager
R.W. Tomlinson Limited
Tel.: 613-223-9377

Construction notice (April 2021)

COVID-19 is an unprecedented situation and the City of Ottawa is committed to protecting people and the community. The Province of Ontario has allowed certain businesses and workplaces, including all municipal construction projects, to continue operations subject to compliance with strict public health and safety protocols. The City is working closely with the industry and complying with restrictions and recommendations provided by municipal, provincial and federal health officials, as well as the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

What: The City of Ottawa is undertaking the full reconstruction of the Lavergne Street, St-Denis Street and Ste-Monique Street, including the replacement of sewers and watermains within the project limits. Underground renewal and road reconstruction is set to begin in spring 2021. Road closures are required to carry out this work.

Why: Due to the age and condition of the existing infrastructure, the City is replacing the watermain and sewers to improve the level of service.

When: Work is anticipated to begin in the spring in 2021 and will continue until the end of the year. Completion work will also be required in 2022.

Where: The project consists of the reconstruction on the following streets:

  • Lavergne Street from Ste. Monique Street to Duford Street,
  • St Denis Street from Des Peres Blancs Avenue to St. Anne Street,
  • Ste-Monique Street from Marier Avenue to Ste. Cecile Street, and
  • Boudreau from Lavergne Street to Granville Street (limited work within this section).

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

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.

Road Closures

Beginning mid-April, Lavergne Street from Ste-Monique Street to Duford Street, St-Denis

Street from Des Pères-Blancs Avenue to Ste-Anne Avenue, Ste-Monique Street from Ste-Cécile Street to Marier Avenue will be closed to all but local traffic.

Traffic Impacts

Intermittent changes to traffic patterns will be for short durations while maintaining travel in either direction around the work area. Road closures to all but local traffic are expected during the replacement of sewers and watermains, and the road reconstruction.

On-Street Parking and Local Access

As the various reconstruction activities are in progress on your street, on-street parking may temporarily be restricted. 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.

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.

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.

City Project Manager
Justin Trudel, P. Eng., PMP
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel.: 613-580-2424 ext. 15304

City On-Site Representative
Ziad Makdessi
J.L. Richards & Associates Limited,
Tel.: 613-227-9422

Contract Administrator
Rikki-Lynn Dubien, P.Eng.
J.L. Richards & Associates Limited.
Tel.: 343-804-5359

Contractor Representative
Jeremy Lemieux, Project Manager
R.W. Tomlinson Limited
Tel.: 613-690-3172

Construction notice (October 2020)

What: The City of Ottawa is undertaking the reconstruction of the Lavergne Street, St-Denis Street and Ste-Monique Street, including the replacement of Sewers and Watermains within the project limits. Work planned for this year includes preparatory and investigative work. Full underground renewal and road reconstruction will occur in spring 2021. Another notice will be sent next year before construction commences.

Why: Due to the age and condition of the existing infrastructure, the City is replacing the watermain and sewers to improve the level of service. Investigatory excavations are required to support the installation of the sewers, watermain, and road reconstruction.

When: Work for this year is planned to start in October and is anticipated to be completed before the end of 2020. Work will resume spring of 2021 and planned to be finalized during the 2022 construction season.

Where: The project consists of the reconstruction of Lavergne Street from Ste. Monique Street to Duford Street, St Denis Street from Des Peres Blancs Avenue to St. Anne Street and, Ste-Monique Street from Marier Avenue to Ste. Cecile Street

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

Traffic Impacts

Intermittent changes to traffic patterns will be for short durations while maintaining travel in either direction around the work area. Road closures to all but local traffic are expected during the replacement of sewers and watermains, and the road reconstruction.  A safe and accessible path of travel for all pedestrians and cyclists will be maintained through and/or around the construction site.

On-Street Parking and Local Access

As the various reconstruction activities are in progress on your street, on-street parking may temporarily be restricted. 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.

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

Online engagement opportunities (June 2020)

COVID-19 is an unprecedented situation and the City of Ottawa is committed to protecting people and the community. The Province of Ontario has allowed certain businesses and workplaces to reopen, including all municipal construction projects, as long as they comply with strict measures for public health and safe operations. In addition to the City’s ongoing work on critical infrastructure projects, we are now able to resume work on other construction projects that were paused due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The City is working closely with the industry and complying with restrictions and recommendations provided by municipal, provincial and federal health officials, as well as the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

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 and virtual information sessions are being held. The City remains committed to keeping the public informed of projects occurring in your neighborhood.

The City of Ottawa invites you to review and provide comments on the Lavergne Street, St-Denis Street and Ste-Monique Street Inter grated Roads, Sewers and Watermains Construction Project by July 3, 2020. Information can be submitted by email or by phone to the contact below.

Project Display Boards [ 429 KB ]

Lavergne Street 1 of 2 [ 4.41 MB ]

Lavergne Street 2 of 2 [ 5.35 MB ]

St-Denis Street [ 17.6 MB ]

Ste-Monique Street [ 1.48 MB ]

A virtual public information session is being held on June 22, 2020 at 5 pm. If you wish to participate, please use the following link to receive registration details, Lavergne Street virtual public information session.

The City has a proactive communications approach. The project team will update you on the project using different methods to communicate including letters and posting information on Ottawa.ca.

What: The City of Ottawa is undertaking the reconstruction of the Lavergne Street, St-Denis Street and Ste-Monique Street, Sewers and Watermains including full road reconstruction.

Why: Due to the age and condition of the existing infrastructure, the City is replacing the watermain and sewers to improve the level of service.

Where: The project consists of the reconstruction of Lavergne Street from St Monique Street to Duford Street, St Denis Street from Des Peres Blancs Avenue to St. Anne Street and, Ste-Monique Street from Marier Avenue to Ste. Cecile Street.

When: The current project schedule is as follows:

  • Design completion: July 2020
  • Construction start: Fall 2020
  • Construction completion: December 2021

Who: The City of Ottawa has retained the design consulting firm, JL Richards, to develop a design for reconstruction of Lavergne Street, St-Denis Street and Ste-Monique Street.

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

City’s Project Manager:
Justin Trudel, P. Eng., PMP
Sr. Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
Design and Construction - Municipal
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel: 613-277-0833

Public information session (April 15, 2019)

Posted: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 1:35 pm
Last updated: 
Sunday, April 26, 2020, 7:32 pm

Dates & Times

Monday, April 15, 2019,
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Location

Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre
Kiwanis Room
300 Des Pères-Blancs Avenue
Ottawa, ON

The City of Ottawa invites you to attend a public information session to discuss a construction project planned in your neighbourhood. Design drawings will be on display and staff will be available to provide information and receive comments.

Who: The design consultant, J.L. Richards, has been retained to develop the design for this project.

Why: The objective of this project is to upgrade the infrastructure in Vanier that has reached the end of its service life.

What: The proposed work will involve the construction of new watermains, storm sewers and sanitary sewers, new sidewalks and full road reconstruction.

When: Construction is expected to commence in early summer 2019. Work will continue until 2021 with winter shut down periods.

Where: The project limits are:

  • Lavergne Street from Ste-Monique Street to Duford Street
  • St-Denis Street from Des Pères-Blancs Avenue to Ste. Anne Avenue
  • Ste-Monique Street from Ste-Cécile Street to Marier Avenue

At the public information session, residents are able to drop in during the hours noted above and review the design plans for the project. Representatives from the City, the design consultant and the Ward Councillor’s office will be available to discuss the project and to answer your questions.

Accessibility is an important consideration for the City of Ottawa. If you require special accommodation, please contact the undersigned.

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

Bruce Kenny, P.Eng.
Program Manager
City of Ottawa
Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department
Design and Construction Municipal Branch
100 Constellation Drive, Sixth Floor West
Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel: 613-580-2424 ext. 20128

Phil Reeve, P.Eng.
Project Manager
JL Richards & Associates Ltd.
1565 Carling Avenue, Suite 700
Ottawa ON, K1Z 8R1
Tel: 613-728-3571

Contact

Bruce Kenny, P.Eng.
Phone: 
613-580-2424 x20128

Open house invitation (December 17, 2018)

Posted: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018, 9:33 am
Last updated: 
Sunday, April 26, 2020, 7:32 pm

Dates & Times

Monday, December 17, 2018, 6:30 pm

Location

Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, Kiwanis Room
300 Des Pères-Blancs Avenue
Ottawa, ON

The City of Ottawa invites you to attend an open house to discuss a construction project planned in your neighbourhood. Preliminary design drawings will be on display for your review, and staff will be available to provide information and receive comments.

Why: The City is designing and will be constructing new roads, sidewalks, watermains, storm sewers and sanitary sewers in Vanier to upgrade infrastructure that has reached the end of its service life.

What: The proposed work will renew infrastructure in your neighbourhood and will involve the construction of new watermains, storm sewers and sanitary sewers along with full road reconstruction including the addition of new sidewalks. House services will also be replaced up to the property line.

When: The City is planning construction activities within the project limits from May 2019 to June 2020, with winter shut down periods from November to April.

Where: The project limits are:

  • Lavergne Street from Ste-Monique Street to Duford Street
  • St-Denis Street from Des Pères-Blancs Avenue to Ste-Anne Avenue
  • Ste-Monique Street from Ste-Cécile Street to Marier Avenue

At the public open house, residents are able to drop in during the hours noted above and review the design plans for the project. Representatives from the City, the design consultant and the Ward Councillor’s office will be available to discuss the project and to answer your questions.

Accessibility is an important consideration for the City of Ottawa.  If you require special accommodation, please contact the undersigned.

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

Marc Beauregard, P.Eng.
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
City of Ottawa
100 Constellation Drive, 6th Floor
Ottawa, ON  K2G 6J8
Tel: 613-580-2424, x21848

Phil Reeves, P.Eng.
Project Manager
JL Richards & Associates Ltd
1565 Carling Avenue, Suite 700
Ottawa ON, K1Z 8R1
Tel: 613-728-3571

Contact

Phone: 
613-580-2424 ext. 21848