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Construction notices

Overview

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.

The City recognizes that construction can be disruptive and, to help mitigate this, proactive communications must continue. Construction notices and related project information will now be posted online. Some projects will also receive notifications by Canada Post. Please consult the list below and click on the link to find information about construction in your neighbourhood.

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this challenging time.

Dickinson House Wood Siding Restoration

Construction notice

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.

This notice is to advise that construction in your neighbourhood will be starting this spring. This work is being conducted to restore and repair existing heritage exterior wood siding, wood trim and window frames at the Dickinson House.

Dickinson House will remain open throughout construction. Fencing will be placed around the perimeter of the construction.

What: This project will remediate the existing wood siding, exterior wood trim and exterior window frames. This involves localized replacements of sections and removing and repainting areas. All work is being done in accordance with the Ontario Heritage act

Why: The work is required to restore and repair the exterior wood siding, trim and windows.

When: Construction is planned to start in late-April and is expected to be completed by summer 2021.

Where: 1127 Mill Street, Manotick, ON K4M 1A2

Who: The City of Ottawa has retained Maddison Construction 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 accommodation, please contact the project team listed below. Accessible formats and communication supports are available, upon request.

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 construction work, such as noise and dust.

For construction activity hours of work, the City of Ottawa follows provincial requirements and the City’s Noise By-law (2017-255). We would like to thank you for your patience and co-operation.

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. 

City Project Manager:
Nupur Chakravorty, OAA, LEED AP BD+C, B.Arch.
Design and Construction - Facilities
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel: 613-580-2424 ext. 43129
Cell: 613-286-0575

Contractor Representative
Bryan Czop
Operations Manager
Maddison Construction Limited
Tel: 613-274-4474

City On-Site Inspector:
Darcy Roberts, Construction Technician
Design and Construction – Facilities
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel: 613-808-7186

Mooney’s Bay Trunk Sewer Replacement

Construction notice

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.

Beginning on January 5, 2021, the City will begin construction for the replacement of the trunk sanitary sewer under the Trillium Line O-Train corridor near Hintonburg place.

What: The City of Ottawa will be installing a new section of trunk sanitary sewer under the Trillium Line O-Train corridor. The City will return in 2023 to connect this new section to the Mooney’s Bay Trunk Sewer.

Why: Replacement of the Mooney’s Bay sewer is required due to the age and condition of the existing sewer.

When: Mobilisation will start January 5, 2021. Sewer installation work will start January 18, 2021 and will last 3 weeks.

Where: Under the Trillium Line O-Train corridor near Hintonburg Place.

Who: The City of Ottawa has retained the Contractor, R.W. Tomlinson., 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 accommodation, please contact the project team listed below. Accessible formats and communication supports are available, upon request.

Traffic Impacts

This work will take place entirely off the road, within the rail corridor. No lane reductions are anticipated; however, on-street parking may be restricted on parts of Hintonburg Place during construction. Access to local businesses and private properties will be maintained throughout the construction period. Access for pedestrians and cyclists will maintained.

Property Damage Caused by Construction Activities

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’s Representative and to the Contract Administrator. This will ensure prompt notification of appropriate authorities to complete the claim investigations.

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, parking restrictions, noise, and odour. 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.

Contractor Representative:
Tony Janisch, C.E.T.
Project Manager
R.W. Tomlinson
Tel: 613-690-3331
24 Hour Emergency Contact: 613-690-3331

Contract Administrator:
Derek Lougher-Goodey, P.Eng.
Contract Administrator
STANTEC Inc.
Tel: 613-738-0708

City Project Manager:
Ian Izzard, P.Eng.
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
Design and Construction - Municipal
Office: 613-580-2424 ext. 15247

City Site Inspector
Trent Bowden
Design and Construction - Municipal

Bank Street South Watermain Replacement and Intersection Improvements

Notice of project

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.

This notice is to advise that construction in your neighbourhood will be starting in spring 2021. The work will include a watermain replacement on Bank Street and two intersection improvements, one at Bank Street and Rideau Road and the second at Bank Street and Mitch Owens Road.

What: The work will involve the replacement of over two kilometres of watermain and intersection improvements.

Why: The watermain has reached the end of its service life and requires replacement. The intersection modifications are required to improve overall safety and functionality.

When: Construction is expected to begin in spring 2021 and completion is anticipated in the summer 2022.

Where: Watermain Replacement:

  • Bank Street from approximately one kilometre north of Rideau Road to approximately one kilometre south of Mitch Owens Road

Intersection Modifications:

  • Bank Street and Rideau Road
  • Bank Street and Mitch Owens Road

Who: The City of Ottawa has retained Jp2g Consultants Inc. to complete the design.

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 project team listed below. Accessible formats and communication supports are available, upon request.

Traffic Impacts

During construction, motorists, local residents and businesses can expect lane reductions, road closures and detours. Specific details about the traffic impacts will be communicated before the start of construction.

Impact on the Right of Way

The majority of the construction is located inside 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 all sections of landscaping, driveways and walkways that are disturbed by construction.

City of Ottawa Drinking Water Services

During construction, residents and business owners may experience a temporary loss of drinking water services. Should this occur, the Contractor is required to provided provide notice 48 hours in advance of the service disruption.

The watermain replacement will provide the opportunity for adjacent property owners to connect to the City of Ottawa’s drinking water services, however, additional service fees would apply.

Contact Information

For specific project information, please contact the City’s Project Manager.

City’s Project Manager:
Joe Fitzpatrick, P.Eng.
Project Manager
City of Ottawa
P: 613-580-2424 Ext. 21514

City’s Design Consultant:
Neil Caldwell, P.Eng
Project Manager
Jp2g Consultants Inc.
P: 613-828-7800

Sewer Lining Program

Construction notice

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.

In November 2020, the City began rehabilitating the sewers at various locations. The work and schedule are weather dependent. The contractor will return in 2021 for sewer rehabilitation using a Cured-In-Place repair process. This is a No-Dig rehabilitation technique minimizing inconveniences usually associated with conventional road and sewer excavation work.

What: The work involves cleaning and inspection of the existing pipe.

Why: Rehabilitation is required due to the age and condition of the existing sewers.

When and Where:

  • November 23, 2020, Bowman Road between Juno Avenue and Juno Avenue
  • November 24, 2020:
  • Bruyère Street between King Edward Avenue and Cumberland Street
  • Cathcart Street between Sussex Drive and Gilberte-Paquette Avenue
  • November 25, 2020:
  • Coronation Avenue between Botsford Street and Russell Road
  • Emard Crescent between De Salaberry Street and Shefford Road
  • December 1, 2020, Glenora Street between Clegg Street and Hazel Street
  • December 2, 2020, Alta Vista Drive between Dorion Avenue and Caledon Street
  • December 3, 2020:
  • Kilborn Avenue between Lamira Street and Blossom Drive
  • Leonard Avenue between Hopewell Avenue and Glen Avenue
  • Montreal Road between Center Street and Brittany Drive
  • December 4, 2020:
  • Virginia Drive at Illinois avenue
  • Virginia Drive between Yale Avenue and Louisiana Avenue
  • Shamir Avenue between Goren Avenue and Saunderson Drive
  • Ogilvie Road between Naskapi Drive and Lassiter Terrace
  • December 7, 2020:
  • Anna Avenue between Admiral Avenue and General Avenue
  • Tauvette Street between Southpark Drive and Innes Road
  • December 8, 2020, Sunnyside Avenue between Grosvenor Avenue and Bank Street
  • December 9, 2020, Broadview Avenue between Carling Avenue and Tillbury Avenue
  • December 10, 2020:
  • Maitland Street between Royal York Street West and Burke Street
  • Hanbury Street between Albany Drive and Ainsley Drive
  • Morton Drive between Sheldrake Drive and McElroy Drive
  • December 11, 2020, Rowanwood Avenue between Byron Avenue and Keenan Avenue
  • January 11, 2021, Gladstone Avenue between Rosemount Avenue and Melrose Avenue
  • January 12, 2021, Elmira Drive between Cobden Road and Lambeth Walk
  • January 13, 2021, Hinton Avenue between Tyndall Street and Highway 417
  • January 14, 2021:
  • Dalhousie Street between St. Patrick Street and Guigues Avenue
  • Ruskin Street between Melrose Avenue and McFarlane Avenue
  • January 15, 2021, James Cummings Avenue between Carling Avenue and Myrle Avenue
  • January 18, 2021, Nicholas Street between Besserer Street and Laurier Avenue
  • January 19, 2021, Queen Elizabeth Driveway between Crescent Heights and Queen Elizabeth Driveway
  • January 20, 2021:
  • Northwestern Avenue between Clearview Avenue and Pontiac Street
  • Laurier Avenue between Percy Street and Kent Street
  • January 22, 2021:
  • Varley Drive between Carr Crescent and Riopelle Court
  • Scott Street between Hinchey Avenue and Pinehurst Avenue

Who: The City of Ottawa has retained the Contractor, Services Infraspec Inc., 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 accommodation, please contact the project team listed below. Accessible formats and communication supports are available, upon request, at the following link: www.ottawa.ca/accessibleformat

Traffic Impacts

Lane reductions and alternating traffic can be expected during construction to accommodate the work. To accommodate the proposed construction, various lane reductions and/or detours will be required. Access to local businesses and private properties will be maintained throughout the construction period. Access for pedestrians and cyclists will maintained.

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, parking restrictions, noise, and odour. 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).

Property Damage Caused by Construction Activities

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’s Representative and to the Contract Administrator. This will ensure prompt notification of appropriate authorities to complete the claim investigations.

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’s Project Manager:
Ian Izzard, P.Eng.
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
Design and Construction - Municipal
Office: 613-580-2424 ext. 15247

Contractor’s Representative:
Simon Cournoyer, P.Eng.
Project Manager
Services Infraspec Inc.
Office: 514-884-9305
24 Hour Emergency Contact: 514-838-8871

Contract Administrator:
Greg Murphy, P.Eng.
Contract Administrator
Robinson Consultants Inc.
Office: 613-592-6060 ext. 138

City’s Onsite Representative:
Lionel Trudel
Robinson Consultants Inc.
Cell: 613-302-5356

Rural East Culvert Renewals – Louiseize Road

Construction notice

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’s stormwater infrastructure benefits all areas of the city – urban, suburban and rural. During major rainfalls and snow melts, ditches and culverts play major roles in diverting the runoff from fields, properties and roadways to creeks, streams and rivers. In 2020, there will be approximately $19.5 million to support the renewal of drainage culverts crossing city roads across the city, with $9 million for renewing or replacing culverts in rural areas.

This notice is to advise that construction in your neighbourhood has been postponed until summer 2021. You will be provided with advance notice before the start of construction next year. This work is being conducted to complete the replacement of one culvert to help improve your roadways and maintain surface drainage in your community.

What: Work will involve the replacement of a culvert.

Why: The culvert has reached the end of its lifecycle.

When: The culvert replacement has been postponed until summer 2021.

Where: The culvert is located on Louiseize Road, approximately half a kilometer east of Hawthorne Road.

Who: The City of Ottawa has retained the Contractor, Ottawa DSquared Construction, 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 accommodation, please contact the project team listed below. Accessible formats and communication supports are available, upon request.

Traffic Impacts

During construction, lane reductions will be required with alternating traffic. Details will be provided in advance of the start of construction.

Contact Information

For construction related questions or concerns, please contact the Contractor Representative.

City’s Project Manager
Kristin Smith, P.Eng.
Design and Construction - Municipal
Tel: 613-580-2424, ext. 12180

Contractor’s Project Manager
Danny Marin
Ottawa DSquared Construction
6811 Hiram Road, Greely, ON K4P 1A2
Tel: 613-255-2960

City’s On-Site Inspector
Paul Nicol
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel: 613-851-1258

Contract Administrator
Jeffrey Waara, P.Eng.
Stantec
400 – 1331 Clyde Avenue, Ottawa, ON K2C 3G4
Tel: 613 724-4360

Intersection Modifications Brian Coburn Boulevard and Esprit Drive

Construction notice

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.

This notice is to provide you with a construction update on this project as the 2020 construction season comes to an end.

What: The intersection modifications of Brian Coburn Boulevard and Esprit Drive has been progressing as scheduled. Work anticipated to be complete by the end of the 2020 construction season:

  • All road reconstruction and widening of Brian Coburn Boulevard, including base course asphalt
  • New concrete sidewalks at all corners of the intersection
  • New bus stop pads
  • Installation of underground traffic signals infrastructure
  • Installation of new street lighting poles

Why: To provide a brief status update on project progress as the 2020 construction season comes to an end.

When: By the end of the year, it is expected that the Contractor will vacate the site. Construction activities will recommence in the spring of 2021 and completion is expected by the end of June 2021.

Work expected in spring 2021:

  • Surface course asphalt
  • Removal of temporary street lighting
  • Installation and connection of traffic signals
  • Soft landscaping reinstatements (i.e. sod, miscellaneous plantings, etc.)

Where: Construction activities will occur on Brian Coburn Boulevard (between Aquaview Drive/Lakeridge Drive and Boisfranc Circle) and Esprit Drive (between Galleria Circle and Dawnlight Street).

Who: The Contractor, A&B Paving Ontario Corp. will continue to perform the construction works associated with the intersection modifications of Brian Coburn Boulevard and Esprit Drive.

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 project team listed below. Accessible formats and communication supports are available, upon request.

Traffic Impacts

By the end of the year, the intersection will re-open to regular traffic. During the winter seasonal shut down period, Brian Coburn Boulevard and Esprit Drive will remain as a four-way stop controlled intersection.

Property Damage Caused by Construction Activities

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.

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:
Joe Mojsej, P.Eng.
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
Design and Construction – Municipal
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel: 613-580-2424, ext. 16203

Contractor Representative:
Lee Moulden
Project Manager
A&B Paving Ontario Corp.
64 Cleopatra Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 0B4
Tel: 613-408-6154
Email: projectmanagement@abpaving.org

City On-Site Inspector:
Phil KleinSwormink
Construction Technician
Design and Construction – Municipal
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel: 613-862-2695