In 2022, there is approximately $88 million for roadway renewal and upgrading rural roads. The City’s Road resurfacing program rehabilitates and improves the driving surfaces of Ottawa’s roadways. Localized repairs to both curbs and sidewalks, along with accessibility improvements and updates, are also part of the program. For more information about road renewal, please visit the construction map.
As part of the City of Ottawa’s annual infrastructure maintenance cycle, road resurfacing will begin in May 2022 and will continue until late fall. At some time during the construction season, a roadway will be resurfaced in your neighbourhood.
What: Work will involve concrete works, milling/pulverizing of the existing surface, iron adjustments granular road base upgrade, granular shouldering, ditching, and roadway resurfacing. Increased noise levels to be expected in order to facilitate the work.
Why: The City of Ottawa will be resurfacing roads as preventative maintenance aimed at extending the City's roadway network lifecycle.
When: This work is expected to start in May 2022 and completion is anticipated by fall 2022.
The road will remain open to traffic with lane closures expected. Traffic control personnel will direct traffic through the site.
Where: Work will occur at various locations across the city.
The following roadways will be resurfaced during daytime working hours and will involve minor lane interruptions:
- Amberwood Crescent from Prince of Wales Drive to Merivale Road
- Cambrian Road from 75m east of Borrisokane Road to 430m east of Borrisokane Road
- Cedarview Road from 260m south of Cobble Hill Drive to Fallowfield Road
- Craig Henry Drive from Aldridge Way to Knoxdale Road
- Greenbank Road from Malvern Drive to 190m north of Fallowfield Road
- MacFarlane Road from 120m east of Merivale Road to Deakin Street
- Majestic Drive from Newhaven Street to Sherry Lane (west)
- Stoneway Drive from Windhurst Drive to Rideaucrest Drive
- Tartan Drive from Harthill Way to Reuter Street (east leg)
Weekend work is anticipated for all locations. Traffic interruptions may also be experienced due to flagging operations.
Who: The City of Ottawa has retained the contractor, R.W. Tomlinson, to complete the work.
We encourage residents to contact the undersigned to identify and confirm that private irrigations systems have been disconnected or relocated. Damage may occur, should you choose not to relocate prior to our arrival.
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.
As the various road reconstruction activities are in progress on your street, on-street parking will 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.
To accommodate the proposed construction, various lane reductions, alternating traffic and/or detours can be expected. Access to local businesses and private properties will be maintained throughout the construction period. Access for pedestrians and cyclists will maintained.
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).
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 Project Manager
Tony Pezoulas, C.E.T.
Project Manager, Road Rehabilitation
Infrastructure and Water Services
City Project Coordinator
Claudio Barbuto, C. Tech.
Project Coordinator, Road Rehabilitation
Infrastructure and Water Services