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Q4 Lookahead - Airport Spur

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, construction progress on the Airport Spur continues through the early Autumn. The following information is intended to provide a look-ahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts until the end of December 2022.

WHAT:

Crews continue to make progress on the alignment:

South Keys Station – Steel erection at South Keys Station has started. Masonry work on the Train Operator Building is ongoing, and the structural canopy will be installed soon.

Airport Parkway Rail Bridge Train control equipment installation is ongoing, with completion expected in 2022.

Uplands Station Guideway work around the station is ongoing and expected to be completed in Q4. Inside the station, finishing works are ongoing for the electrical, mechanical and train control rooms. In addition, elevator installation will commence in Q4. Concrete platform topping installations are ongoing.

Uplands Rail Bridge - Train control equipment installation will begin in Q4.

Airport Elevated Guideway Construction of the concrete plinths required for rail installation has been completed. Guard rail and cable tray installation will be ongoing over the coming months.

Airport Station Loading dock reinstatement has commenced and fire hydrant installation is ongoing. Station construction is progressing, as toppings are now complete. Glass installation is ongoing. Communication infrastructure work is now ongoing.

WHEN:

Work will continue to take place Monday to Friday during daytime hours, weather permitting.

WHERE:

Please see map below for noted work locations.

A grey map with white roads, yellow highways, green parks and blue waterways along the O-Train South Extension. The noted stations between South Keys Station and Airport Station are shown in yellow boxes. The rail alignment is shown as a black dashed line

ANTICIPATED IMPACTS:

  • Roadway impacts may be required on Uplands Drive and at the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport.
  • Overnight work may be required to facilitate multiple crews working below the Airport Elevated Guideway. All instances of overnight work will be communicated prior to the work commencing.

Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. All pedestrian, cycling, bus, and vehicular movements will generally be maintained during construction, with some detours. Pedestrians and cyclists should use extra caution when localized detours are in place and adhere to all posted signage when travelling to ensure safety, as patterns may have changed. Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. The Stage 2 team makes every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require special accommodation, please contact stage2@ottawa.ca. The safety of the public and the workers is paramount, and we thank you for your patience during construction.

Work will be ongoing in these areas. Additional construction updates, such as changes to work sequencing and the duration or impact of this work will be communicated via the Stage 2 project e-newsletter. To receive electronic updates, Public Notices, and Lookaheads, please sign up at Ottawa.ca/Stage2connect and select the stations you wish to subscribe to.

If you have questions about this work, please contact the City’s representative:

Michael Brossoit

Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program

City of Ottawa

Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca

Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

Q4 2022 Lookahead - South Segment

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, crews continue to work through the early autumn. The following information is intended to provide a look-ahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts from Leitrim Station to Limebank Station until the end of December 2022.

WHAT:

Crews continue to make progress on the southernmost part of the alignment:

Leitrim Rail Bridge – Track installation is ongoing.

Leitrim Station Glass installation has commenced for the station building. Interior finishings are  ongoing and will continue with electrical and communications installations. Track installation will be completed through the station during this period. Elevator installation is ongoing. Hydro Ottawa (HOL)infrastructure installation is ongoing.

High Road Multi-Use Pathway (MUP) and Earl Armstrong Bridge – High Road MUP bridge concrete works will continue, and girders are expected to be installed in Q4. Rail installation over Earl Armstrong Bridge is ongoing.

Bowesville Station Interior finishings are ongoing and will continue with electrical and communications installations. Track Installation will be completed through the station during this period. Elevator installation is ongoing. Water main installation and HOL connection will be ongoing during Q4.

Bowesville Rail Bridge Retaining walls and fencing installations will be completed over Bowesville Rail Bridge, and track installation will begin.

Mosquito Creek Bridge Fencing and cable tray installations will be completed, and track installation will begin.

Limebank Elevated Guideway Construction of the Limebank Rail Bridge approaches will continue with the installation of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) and concrete slabs, along with backfilling to Limebank Rail Bridge. Cable tray, fencing and rail installations will begin during Q4.

Limebank Station Finishing activities will continue for electrical and communications systems. Elevator installation is ongoing. Concrete topping slab installations for the platform will commence during Q4, along with HOL and watermain installations.

WHEN:

Work will continue to take place Monday to Friday during daytime hours, weather permitting. A permit for overnight work will be in place for this segment in Q4. All instances of overnight work will be communicated prior to the work commencing.

WHERE:

Please see map below for noted work locations.

A grey map with white roads, yellow highways, green parks and blue waterways along the O-Train South Extension. The noted stations between the Leitrim Road Rail Bridge and Limebank Station are shown in yellow boxes. The rail alignment is shown as a black dashed line

ANTICIPATED IMPACTS:

  • Overnight work will be required to minimize impacts to traffic and to maximize the construction season. All instances of overnight work will be communicated prior to the work commencing.
  • The intersection realignment between Earl Armstrong Road and Bowesville Road will have traffic implications and motorists, cyclists and pedestrians should follow construction signage.

Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. All pedestrian, cycling, bus, and vehicular movements will generally be maintained during construction, with some detours. Pedestrians and cyclists should use extra caution when localized detours are in place and adhere to all posted signage when travelling to ensure safety, as patterns may have changed. Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. The Stage 2 team makes every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require special accommodation, please contact stage2@ottawa.ca. The safety of the public and the workers is paramount, and we thank you for your patience during construction.

Work will be ongoing in these areas. Additional construction updates, such as changes to work sequencing and the duration or impact of this work will be communicated via the Stage 2 project e-newsletter. To receive electronic updates, Public Notices, and Lookaheads, please sign up at Ottawa.ca/Stage2connect and select the stations you wish to subscribe to.

If you have questions about this work, please contact the City’s representative:

Michael Brossoit

Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program

City of Ottawa

Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca

Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

Q4 2022 Lookahead - Central Segment

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, crews continue to work through the early autumn. The following information is intended to provide a look-ahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts until the end of December 2022.

WHAT:

Crews continue to make progress on the alignment:

Walkley Station – Watermain installation is complete. Work on the pull boxes and duct banks in front of the station is ongoing. Guideway work is ongoing in preparation for track installation. Work on the Multi-Use-Pathway (MUP) on the east side of the station is ongoing. The installation of the elevator is nearing completion. Cable pulling for communication devices will start in early Q4.

Walkley Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF): The envelope on the outside of the inspection building is complete, and all slab-on-grade works are complete for both the inspection and train wash buildings. All Stadler trains have delivered to the MSF. The remaining track installation work in the MSF yard has resumed and will be complete in Q4. Natural connections for the new MSF building were completed at the end of Q3.

Greenboro Station – The architectural slab has been poured and curb work is ongoing. Watermain installation is complete. Civil works for the propane and generator disconnect are ongoing.

South Keys Station – Remaining concrete works (including architectural) to be completed in Q4. Elevator installation is upcoming and will be completed in Q4. Watermain works are anticipated to begin in Q4.

Hunt Club Rail Bridge – Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) installation and precast facing panels have progressed. Superstructure and approach work has resumed and will continue into Q4.

Lester Rail Bridge – Bearing rework on the North abutment expected to take place in Q4. Lane closures will occur to allow for finishing work on the Lester Rail Bridge structure.

Guideways works Track is being installed from Leitrim Bridge to Leitrim Station, as well as between South Keys and Greenboro Stations (including the pocket track). Signaling and train control equipment is being installed between Greenboro and Walkley Stations. Remaining cable pulls and device install for the Central Instrument Houses to be complete in Q4. Signaling and train control equipment is being installed along the guideway between Leitrim and Greenboro Stations, and will continue to Walkley Station and the Walkley MSF. Track installation is set to resume in the MSF yard and will continue throughout Q4.

 

WHEN:

Work will continue to take place during daytime hours from Monday through Friday, weather permitting. Overnight work will occur in areas with approved permits. All instances of overnight work will be communicated prior to the work commencing.

WHERE:

Please see map below for above-noted work sites.

A grey map with white roads, yellow highways, green parks and blue waterways along the O-Train South Extension. The noted stations between Walkley Station and the Lester Rail Bridge are shown in yellow boxes. The rail alignment is shown as a black dashed line

ANTICIPATED IMPACTS:

  • Traffic, pedestrians, and cyclists should watch for and adhere to construction signage on roadways and pathways.
  • Potential updated MUP detour at South Keys station.
  • Lane closures on Hunt Club Road at the site of the Hunt Club Rail Bridge to complete superstructure work and drainage connections. Lane closures are likely to occur overnight.
  • Lane closures for finishing work on Lester Bridge structure.
  • Potential overnight work at the MSF and Hunt Club Rail Bridge. All instances of overnight work will be communicated prior to the work commencing.

Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. All pedestrian, cycling, bus, and vehicular movements will generally be maintained during construction, with some detours. Pedestrians and cyclists should use extra caution when localized detours are in place and adhere to all posted signage when travelling to ensure safety, as patterns may have changed. Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. The Stage 2 team makes every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require special accommodation, please contact stage2@ottawa.ca. The safety of the public and the workers is paramount, and we thank you for your patience during construction.

Work will be ongoing in these areas. Additional construction updates, such as changes to work sequencing and the duration or impact of this work will be communicated via the Stage 2 project e-newsletter. To receive electronic updates, Public Notices, and Lookaheads, please sign up at Ottawa.ca/Stage2connect and select the stations you wish to subscribe to.

If you have questions about this work, please contact the City’s representative:

Michael Brossoit

Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program

City of Ottawa

Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca

Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

Q4 2022 Lookahead - North Segment

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, crews continue to work through the early autumn. The following information is intended to provide a look-ahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts in the north section of the alignment, from Bayview to the Ellwood Rail Bridge, until the end of December 2022.

WHAT:

Crews continue to make progress on the alignment: 

Bayview Station – Platform and elevator work will continue. Preparations for constructing the Trinity Pedestrian Bridge (including assembling the bridge’s structural steel) will be ongoing. Preparation works are ongoing for pouring concrete for the platform. Duct bank work for Hydro Ottawa servicing commenced in September. Guideway and track work will commence during Q4.

Corso Italia Station – Ongoing utilities works (watermain and sanitary services) on Gladstone Avenue are mostly complete and are expected to be finished in October. Concourse plaza works are scheduled to continue, with structural steel erection expected to be completed during this period. Elevator preparation work is ongoing. Concrete works for public and emergency stairs has been completed, and structural steel and mullions are being installed for the public stairs.

Trench between the 417 and Dow’s Lake Station – Track work between Bayview Station and Dow’s Lake Station will continue throughout this period. This work will be communicated as a bi-weekly update through the Stage 2 Newsletter to subscribers of Corso Italia and Dow’s Lake Stations.

Dow’s Lake Station – Concrete works on the cast-in-place walls are complete, and backfilling behind the wall is ongoing. Preparation works are ongoing for the installation of the watermain, sanitary line and hydro service for the station. Painting of the elevator’s structural steel has been completed, and elevator preparation work is ongoing.

Dow’s Lake Tunnel – HVAC in pumphouse was roughed in during Q3. Curb extension has been completed. Track installation to commence in Q4. Heat trace and cable installation also expected to begin but as second priority to trackwork.

Carleton University Station – Construction of the intertrack barrier wall will continue. Platform toppings have been poured. Platform and concourse finishes (including light poles and cabinets) will continue. Guideway and track work to commence.

Rideau River Pedestrian Bridge and Rideau River Rail Bridge  Rail bridge and abutment rehabilitation will reach completion through Q4. The installation of the pedestrian bridge was started in Q3 with the successful installation of the steel bridge truss. Intermittent lane reductions with traffic control measures will take place on University Avenue and will continue until November to facilitate completion of the work on rail bridge abutments. 

Mooney’s Bay Station – Concrete platform toppings have been poured. Platform and concourse finishes (including light poles, cabinets) will continue. The communications cabinet has been installed. Guideway and track work will commence during this period.

Ellwood Diamond Bridge and Approaches – Construction of both north and south approaches ongoing with excavation, the installation of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) blocks and geomembrane, and the construction of distribution slabs. Work on the bridge itself will continue, focusing on the remaining deck slabs and parapet walls.

WHEN:

Work will continue to take place during daytime hours Monday through Sunday, weather permitting. Overnight work will occur in areas with approved permits. All instances of overnight work will be communicated prior to the work commencing.

WHERE:

Please see map below for the above-noted work sites between Bayview Station and the Ellwood Diamond Rail Bridge. 

A grey map with white roads, yellow highways, green parks and blue waterways along the O-Train South Extension. The noted stations between Bayview Station and the Ellwood Diamond Rail Bridge are shown in yellow boxes. The rail alignment is shown as a black dashed line

ANTICIPATED IMPACTS:

  • Traffic, pedestrians, and cyclists should watch for and adhere to construction signage on roadways and pathways.
  • Residences and businesses in close proximity to the work sites will experience noise impacts.
  • Overnight work will occur in areas with approved permits. All instances of overnight work will be communicated prior to the work commencing.

Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. All pedestrian, cycling, bus, and vehicular movements will generally be maintained during construction, with some detours. Pedestrians and cyclists should use extra caution when localized detours are in place and adhere to all posted signage when travelling to ensure safety, as patterns may have changed. Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. The Stage 2 team makes every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require special accommodation, please contact stage2@ottawa.ca. The safety of the public and the workers is paramount, and we thank you for your patience during construction.

Work will be ongoing in these areas. Additional construction updates, such as changes to work sequencing and the duration or impact of this work will be communicated via the Stage 2 project e-newsletter. To receive electronic updates, Public Notices, and Lookaheads, please sign up at Ottawa.ca/Stage2connect and select the stations you wish to subscribe to.

If you have questions about this work, please contact the City’s representative:

Michael Brossoit

Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program

City of Ottawa

Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca

Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

Q3 2022 Lookahead - North Segment

Last updated August 2, 2022

 

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, crews continue to work through the early summer. The following information is intended to provide a look-ahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts in the north section of the alignment, from Bayview to the Ellwood Rail Bridge, until the end of September 2022.

What:

Crews continue to make progress on the alignment:

Bayview Station – Platform and elevator work will continue. Preparations for constructing the Trinity Pedestrian Bridge will be ongoing. Guideway and track work will commence during Q3.
 
Corso Italia Station – Utilities works to commence on Gladstone Avenue. Concourse plaza works are scheduled to continue, with structural steel erection being completed during this period. Construction of the concrete stairs will continue, and work on the elevator will commence in Q3.

Trench work – Track work between Bayview Station and Dow’s Lake Station will continue throughout the period. This work will be communicated as a bi-weekly update through the Stage 2 Newsletter to subscribers of Corso Italia and Dow’s Lake Stations.
 
Dow’s Lake Station – Work on the cast-in-place walls will continue. Installation of the watermain, sanitary line and hydro service for the station is upcoming. Work on the elevators is set to resume in Q3.

Dow’s Lake Tunnel – Utility work will continue, and the installation of HVAC systems will advance through Q3. Curb installations will continue.
 
Carleton University Station – Utility work will continue in Q3. Construction of the intertrack barrier wall, guideway and track work to commence.

Rideau River Pedestrian Bridge and Rideau River Rail Bridge – Rail bridge and abutment rehabilitation will continue through Q3. The installation of the pedestrian bridge is planned for Q3. Intermittent lane reductions with traffic control measures will take place on University Avenue and will continue until July to facilitate work on rail bridge abutments. Landscaping works to continue on both the north and south shores of the Rideau River.
 
Mooney’s Bay Station – Utility work will continue in Q3, in addition to work on the station platform. Guideway and track work to commence.

Ellwood Diamond Bridge and Approaches – Construction of both north and south approaches is ongoing with excavation, the installation of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) blocks and geomembrane, and the construction of distribution slabs. Work on the bridge itself will continue, focusing on the remaining deck slabs and parapet walls.
 
Walkley Station - Plaza structural steel installation, including the roof decking is complete. Electrical conduit installation in the ancillary room is ongoing. Utility work is underway and will continue through Q2.

When:

Work will continue to take place during daytime hours Monday through Sunday, weather permitting. Overnight work will occur in areas with approved permits. All instances of overnight work will be communicated prior to the work commencing.

Anticipated Impacts: 

  • Traffic, pedestrians, and cyclists should watch for and adhere to construction signage on roadways and pathways.
  • Residences and businesses in close proximity to the work sites will experience noise impacts.

Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. All pedestrian, cycling, bus, and vehicular movements will generally be maintained during construction, with some detours. Pedestrians and cyclists should use extra caution when localized detours are in place and adhere to all posted signage when travelling to ensure safety, as patterns may have changed. Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. The Stage 2 team makes every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require special accommodation, please contact stage2@ottawa.ca. The safety of the public and the workers is paramount, and we thank you for your patience during construction.

Work will be ongoing in these areas. Additional construction updates, such as changes to work sequencing and the duration or impact of this work will be communicated via the Stage 2 project e-newsletter. To receive electronic updates, Public Notices, and Lookaheads, please sign up at Ottawa.ca/Stage2connect and select the stations you wish to subscribe to.

If you have questions about this work, please contact the City’s representative:

Michael Brossoit
Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program
City of Ottawa
Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca
Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

 

Q3 2022 Lookahead - Central Segment

Last updated August 2, 2022

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, crews continue to work through the early summer. The following information is intended to provide a look-ahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts until the end of September 2022.

What:

Crews continue to make progress on the alignment:

Walkley Station – Watermain installation is complete, work on the pull boxes and duct banks in front of the station is ongoing, and guideway work will follow. Work on the Multi-Use-Pathway (MUP) on the east side of the station is anticipated to start during Q3. The installation of the elevator is ongoing.
 
Walkley Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF): Structural steel erection for the inspection building is complete. The envelope for the Train Wash Building is also complete, and the envelope for the Inspection building is ongoing. All trainset deliveries to the site are expected to be completed by the end of June. Slab-on-grade work for both the Train Wash and Inspection Buildings are ongoing.

Greenboro Station – Architectural concrete installation is ongoing. Watermain work is progressing, and construction of the emergency stairs around the platform will continue into Q3, along with civil works.
 
South Keys Station – Steel erection at South Keys is complete. Masonry work on the Train Operator Building is also complete and Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) installations inside the building are ongoing. Watermain work is expected to resume in Q3.
 
Hunt Club Rail Bridge – Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) installation and precast facing panels have progressed. Superstructure and approach work will continue into Q4.
 
Lester Rail Bridge - Finishing works are ongoing.

Guideways works – Track installation is ongoing from Leitrim Rail Bridge to Leitrim Station, and will continue on between Hunt Club Rail Bridge and Greenboro Station for the second track. Signaling and train control equipment is being installed along the guideway between Leitrim Station and Greenboro Station, and will continue to Walkley Station and the Walkley MSF. Track installation is set to resume in the MSF yard, and will continue throughout Q3.

When:

Work will continue to take place during daytime hours from Monday through Friday, weather permitting.

Anticipated Impacts:

  • Traffic, pedestrians, and cyclists should watch for and adhere to construction signage on roadways and pathways.
  • Potential MUP detour at South Keys station.
  • Lane closures on Hunt Club Road at the site of the Hunt Club Rail Bridge to complete superstructure work and drainage connections.
  • Lane closures for finishing work on Lester and Leitrim Bridge structures.
  • Potential overnight work at the MSF and Hunt Club Rail Bridge.

Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. All pedestrian, cycling, bus, and vehicular movements will generally be maintained during construction, with some detours. Pedestrians and cyclists should use extra caution when localized detours are in place and adhere to all posted signage when travelling to ensure safety, as patterns may have changed. Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. The Stage 2 team makes every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require special accommodation, please contact stage2@ottawa.ca. The safety of the public and the workers is paramount, and we thank you for your patience during construction.

Work will be ongoing in these areas. Additional construction updates, such as changes to work sequencing and the duration or impact of this work will be communicated via the Stage 2 project e-newsletter. To receive electronic updates, Public Notices, and Lookaheads, please sign up at Ottawa.ca/Stage2connect and select the stations you wish to subscribe to.

If you have questions about this work, please contact the City’s representative:

Michael Brossoit
Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program
City of Ottawa
Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca
Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

Q3 2022 Lookahead - South Segment

Last updated August 2, 2022

 

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, crews continue to work through the early summer. The following information is intended to provide a look-ahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts from Leitrim Station to Limebank Station until the end of September 2022.

What:

Crews continue to make progress on the alignment: 

Leitrim Rail Bridge - Finishing works are ongoing.
 
Leitrim Station – Station service rooms finishing and Bus Operator Building construction activities are continuing. Elevator installation and installations will begin in Q3.

High Road Multi-Use Pathway (MUP) and Earl Armstrong Bridge – Retaining wall construction around High Road MUP is ongoing and will be completed in Q3. Work on the MUP bridge at High Road will resume in Q3. Track installation over the Earl Armstrong Rail Bridge will be completed in Q3.
 
Bowesville Station  Finishing works on the Station Service rooms are ongoing, and construction of the Bus Operator Building is continuing. Elevator and track installations will begin in Q3.
 
Bowesville Rail Bridge  Retaining wall construction and bridge waterproofing for Bowesville Rail Bridge will be completed in Q3.
 
Mosquito Creek Bridge  Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) walls and track installation at Mosquito Creek Bridge will be completed in Q3.

Limebank Elevated Guideway  Construction of the Limebank Bridge approaches will continue with the installation of Precast Panels and Expanded Polystyrene (EPS), along with backfilling to Limebank Bridge. Concrete works on the bridge approach will commence during this period.
 
Limebank Station – Finishing activities on the Station Service rooms are continuing. Elevator installation will begin in Q3, and track installation will be completed.

When:

Work will continue to take place Monday to Friday during daytime hours, weather permitting. A permit for overnight work will be in place for this segment in Q3.

Anticipated Impacts:

  • Overnight work will be required to minimize impacts to traffic and to maximize the construction season.
  • The intersection realignment Earl Armstrong Road and Bowesville Road will have traffic implications and motorists, cyclists and pedestrians should follow construction signage.

Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. All pedestrian, cycling, bus, and vehicular movements will generally be maintained during construction, with some detours. Pedestrians and cyclists should use extra caution when localized detours are in place and adhere to all posted signage when travelling to ensure safety, as patterns may have changed. Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. The Stage 2 team makes every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require special accommodation, please contact stage2@ottawa.ca. The safety of the public and the workers is paramount, and we thank you for your patience during construction.

Work will be ongoing in these areas. Additional construction updates, such as changes to work sequencing and the duration or impact of this work will be communicated via the Stage 2 project e-newsletter. To receive electronic updates, Public Notices, and Lookaheads, please sign up at Ottawa.ca/Stage2connect and select the stations you wish to subscribe to.

If you have questions about this work, please contact the City’s representative:

  • Overnight work will be required to minimize impacts to traffic and to maximize the construction season.
  • The intersection realignment Earl Armstrong Road and Bowesville Road will have traffic implications and motorists, cyclists and pedestrians should follow construction signage.

Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. All pedestrian, cycling, bus, and vehicular movements will generally be maintained during construction, with some detours. Pedestrians and cyclists should use extra caution when localized detours are in place and adhere to all posted signage when travelling to ensure safety, as patterns may have changed. Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. The Stage 2 team makes every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require special accommodation, please contact stage2@ottawa.ca. The safety of the public and the workers is paramount, and we thank you for your patience during construction.

Work will be ongoing in these areas. Additional construction updates, such as changes to work sequencing and the duration or impact of this work will be communicated via the Stage 2 project e-newsletter. To receive electronic updates, Public Notices, and Lookaheads, please sign up at Ottawa.ca/Stage2connect and select the stations you wish to subscribe to.

If you have questions about this work, please contact the City’s representative:

Michael Brossoit
Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program
City of Ottawa
Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca
Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

Q3 2022 Lookahead - Airport Spur

Last updated August 2, 2022

 

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, construction progress on the Airport Spur continues. The following information is intended to provide a look-ahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts until the end of September 2022.

 

What:

Crews continue to make progress on the alignment:

South Keys Station - Steel erection at South Keys Station has started. Masonry work on the Train Operator Building is ongoing, and the structural canopy will be installed soon.

Airport Parkway Rail Bridge – Track installation will be completed in this area and the installation of train control equipment will begin.

Uplands Station  Station Service rooms finishing works and Bus Operator Building construction activities are continuing. Elevator installation and track installation will begin in Q3.

Uplands Rail Bridge – Bridge finishing works will be completed in Q3.

Airport Elevated Guideway – Track installation will begin in Q3, and the guard rail will be installed.

Airport Station – Loading dock reinstatement works will commence in Q3 along with the installation of communications equipment. The platform concrete toppings will be completed in this period.

When:

Work will continue to take place Monday to Friday during daytime hours, weather permitting.

Anticipated Impacts:

  • Roadway impacts may be required on Uplands Drive and at the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport.
  • Overnight work may be required to facilitate multiple crews working below the Airport Elevated Guideway.

Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. All pedestrian, cycling, bus, and vehicular movements will generally be maintained during construction, with some detours. Pedestrians and cyclists should use extra caution when localized detours are in place and adhere to all posted signage when travelling to ensure safety, as patterns may have changed. Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. The Stage 2 team makes every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require special accommodation, please contact stage2@ottawa.ca. The safety of the public and the workers is paramount, and we thank you for your patience during construction.

Work will be ongoing in these areas. Additional construction updates, such as changes to work sequencing and the duration or impact of this work will be communicated via the Stage 2 project e-newsletter. To receive electronic updates, Public Notices, and Lookaheads, please sign up at Ottawa.ca/Stage2connect and select the stations you wish to subscribe to.

If you have questions about this work, please contact the City’s representative:

Michael Brossoit
Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program
City of Ottawa
Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca
Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

Q2 2022 Lookahead Notice - North Segment

Posted April 20, 2022

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, crews continue to work through the early spring. The following information is intended to provide a look-ahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts in the north section of the alignment, from Bayview to Walkley Station, until the end of June 2022.

What:

Crews continue to make progress on the alignment:

Bayview Station – Utilities and systems installations will continue through Q2. Platform and elevator work will continue. Preparations for Trinity Pedestrian Bridge will commence.

Corso Italia Station – Work on the platform, elevator and utilities rooms will continue. Advancements will be made on both plaza and concourse levels.

Trench work – Track work between Bayview Station and Dow’s Lake Station will commence during this period.

Dow’s Lake Station - Works for the cast-in-place walls will continue. Installation of the watermain, sanitary line and hydro service for the station is upcoming.

Dow’s Lake Tunnel – Utility work will continue, and the installation of HVAC systems will advance through Q2.

Carleton University Station – Station platform and Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) wall installation work will continue. Utility work will commence in Q2.

Rideau River Pedestrian Bridge and Rideau River Rail Bridge – Rail bridge and abutment rehabilitation will continue through Q2. The installation of the pedestrian bridge is planned for late-Q2. Intermittent lane reductions with traffic control measures will take place on University Avenue and will continue until July to facilitate work on rail bridge abutments.

Mooney’s Bay Station – Utility work will continue in Q2, in addition to work on the the station platform.

Ellwood Diamond – Construction of both north and south approaches is ongoing with excavation, grade preparation, and precast wall footing and panel installation. Superstructure work will continue on the remaining deck slabs and parapet walls.

Walkley Station - Plaza structural steel installation, including the roof decking is complete. Electrical conduit installation in the ancillary room is ongoing. Utility work is underway and will continue through Q2.

When:

Work will continue to take place during daytime hours from Monday through Sunday, weather permitting. Overnight work will occur in areas with approved permits. All instances of overnight work will be communicated prior to the work commencing.

Why:

Work is scheduled to advance the construction of the rail line.

Where:

Please see map below for noted worked locations.

Anticipated Impacts

  • Traffic, pedestrians, and cyclists should watch for and adhere to construction signage.
  • Overnight work will occur in areas with approved permits. All instances of overnight work will be communicated prior to the work commencing.

If you have questions about this work, please contact the City’s representative:

Michael Brossoit
Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program
City of Ottawa
Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca
Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

Q2 2022 Lookahead Notice - Central Segment

Posted April 20, 2022

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, crews continue to work through early spring. The following information is intended to provide a look-ahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts until the end of June 2022.

What:

Crews continue to make progress on the alignment: 

Walkley Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF): Structural steel erection for the inspection building is in progress. The envelope for the Train Wash Building is also progressing. All trainset deliveries to the site are expected to be completed by the end of May. Slab-on-grade work for both the Train Wash and Inspection Buildings is ongoing.

Walkley Station – Watermain installation to be completed. Sanitary infrastructure to be installed on the south side of the station, and work on the guideway through the station will soon progress. Work on the Multi-Use-Pathway (MUP) on the east side of the station is anticipated to start before the end of Q2. All concrete slabs to be poured in the concourse area over the next few months.

Greenboro Station - Installation of electrical work and steel is ongoing as a part of the progression of the station structure. Watermain work will get underway soon. Work on the platform curbs and topping slabs will resume shortly.

South Keys Station – Steel erection at South Keys Station has started. Masonry work on the Train Operator Building is ongoing, the structural canopy will be installed soon, and Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) installations are set to begin inside the building.

Hunt Club Rail Bridge – Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) installation and work on the approaches to resume shortly, and the bridge deck is to be poured in the coming months.

Lester & Leitrim Rail Bridge - Finishing works are continuing.

Guideways works – Track installation is ongoing from Lester rail bridge to Leitrim Station and will continue between Greenboro Station and the Hunt Club Rail Bridge. Cable installation is ongoing between Leitrim and Greenboro Stations. Work on the cable trays, signals and conduits is ongoing between Greenboro Station, Walkley MSF and Walkley Station. The installation of propane lines and pads for all switch heaters will continue into Q2.

When:

Work will continue to take place during daytime hours from Monday through Friday, weather permitting.

Why:

Work is scheduled to make the best use of the early spring in preparation for the spring/summer construction period.

Where:

Please see map below for noted work locations.

Anticipated Impacts

  • Possible MUP detour at South Keys station.
  • Lane closures on Hunt Club Road at the site of the Rail Bridge to complete superstructure work and drainage connections.
  • Lane closures for work on Lester and Leitrim bridge structures.
  • Possible overnight work at the MSF and Hunt Club Rail Bridge. All instances of overnight work will be communicated prior to work commencing. 

If you have questions about this work, please contact the City’s representative:

Michael Brossoit
Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program
City of Ottawa
Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca
Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

Q2 2022 Lookahead Notice - South Segment

Posted April 21, 2022

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, crews continue to work through the spring. The following information is intended to provide a look-ahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts from Leitrim Station to Limebank Station until the end of June 2022.

What:

Crews continue to make progress on the north part of the alignment:

Leitrim Station - Framing, rough-ins and concrete toppings will be ongoing in the concourse, fare gates and platforms. Underground utilities and slab-on-grade will be ongoing throughout the period. Elevator work within the station will also begin during Q2, along with the construction of the Park & Ride adjacent to the station.

High Road Multi-Use Pathway (MUP) and Earl Armstrong Bridge - Guideway work will be commencing in this area in preparation for track placement. The Earl Armstrong Rail Bridge’s approach slabs will be completed during the coming months. The pier cap at High Road will also be finalized during this period.

Bowesville Rail Bridge - Construction of the retaining wall approaches will be ongoing during this period.

Bowesville Station - Framing, rough-ins and concrete toppings will be ongoing in the concourse, fare gates and platforms. Underground utilities and the installation of slab-on-grade flooring will be ongoing throughout the period. Work on the station’s elevators will also begin. In addition, road realignment work will get underway at the intersection of Earl Armstrong Road and Bowesville Road.

Mosquito Creek Bridge - Waterproofing, construction of the Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) walls and backfilling are all anticipated to be completed in the coming months.

Limebank Elevated Guideway - Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) and MSE wall construction will be ongoing for the duration of Q2.

Limebank Station - Work will continue within the station with a focus on interior rough-ins and finishes as well as roofing and ceiling work for the concourse, fair gate and exit stair areas. Painting of the structural steel and elevator installation will also begin during this period.

When:

Work will continue to take place Monday to Friday during daytime hours, weather permitting. Overnight work may be performed in locations with an approved permit in place. 

Why:

Work is scheduled to make the best use of the construction period.

Where:

Please see map below for noted work locations.

Anticipated Impacts

  • Night Shift construction will be required at Limebank Bridge and Bowesville Bridge.
  • Work on the MUPs to the east and west of High Road will occur in the coming months.
  • The intersection realignment Earl Armstrong Road and Bowesville Road will have traffic implications.
  • Electrical and watermain/sewer installation at Bowesville and Limebank will have traffic implications on Bowesville Road, Earl Armstrong Road and Limebank Road.
  • Appropriate notification will be provided for any night work or traffic impacts.

If you have questions about this work, please contact the City’s representative:

Michael Brossoit
Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program
City of Ottawa
Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca
Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

Q2 2022 Lookahead Notice - Airport Spur

Posted April 21, 2022

What:

Crews continue to make progress on the alignment:

South Keys Station - Steel erection at South Keys Station has started. Masonry work on the Train Operator Building is ongoing, the structural canopy will be installed soon, and Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) installations are set to begin inside the building.

Airport Parkway Rail Bridge Completion of inspections will occur in the coming months.

Uplands Station - During Q2, Uplands Station will be ready for track installation through the station. Work will be focused on the upper and lower service rooms to prepare for electrical and communications installations. Concrete work on the lower-level concourse slab and exit stairs is ongoing. Work on the elevators will also commence during this period, and electrical connection work will be ongoing.

Uplands Rail Bridge - Completion of inspections will occur in the coming months.

Airport Elevated Guideway - Work on the elevated guideway will be focused on the installation of concrete plinths to prepare for track installation. Inspections will also occur for the Airport Elevated Guideway.

Airport Station - During Q2 the focus of the work at Airport Station will be the exterior and ceiling finishes around the concrete stairs and structural steel. During this period, the Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) wall along the airport loading dock road will be completed along with the platform topping. Installation of a fire hydrant will occur during this period.

When:

Work will continue to take place Monday to Friday during daytime hours, weather permitting.

Why:

Work is scheduled to make the best use of the construction period.

Where:

Please see map below for noted work locations.

Anticipated Impacts

  • Lane closures may be required at Uplands Rail Bridge and the Airport Elevated Guideway for work under the bridge decks. Lane closures on Uplands Drive may also be required for the electrical connection to Uplands Station.
  • Lane closures will be required at the Airport for the installation of the fire hydrant.
  • Overnight work may be required at the Airport’s loading dock to facilitate multiple crews working below the Airport Elevated Guideway

If you have questions about this work, please contact the City’s representative:

Michael Brossoit
Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program
City of Ottawa
Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca
Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

Q1 2022 Lookahead Notice - North Segment

Last updated February 10, 2022

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, crews continue to work through the winter months. The following information is intended to provide a lookahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts on the north segment of the alignment until the end of March.

What:

Crews continue to make progress on the alignment:

  • Bayview Station - Structural steel work is complete, bolting/torquing work is ongoing. Platform electrical installation will continue. Work on the guideway between Bayview and Corso Italia Stations will continue with the installation of cable trays, which will house the electrical cables for the system. Preparation for track work will begin in spring.
  • Corso Italia Station – The installation of electrical and heat trace cables for the station platform is ongoing, and will continue through the winter. Structural steel work will commence soon.
  • “Trench” work – The work to rehabilitate the Trillium Multi-Use Pathway (MUP) under Highway 417 will continue into Spring 2022.
  • Dow’s Lake Station – Work on the ‘cast in place’ walls will continue. Installation of the watermain, sanitary line and hydro service for the station is upcoming.
  • Dow’s Lake Tunnel - Installation of the tunnel jet fan cables are ongoing, and the pump house roof replacement is close to completion.
  • Carleton Station – The western platform heat trace cable installation and main power duct bank installation are in progress. Beside the Multi-Use Pathway (MUP), the installation of the Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) wall is ongoing.
  • Rideau River Pedestrian Bridge and Rideau River Rail Bridge - Jacking of the rail bridge and bridge remedial works are ongoing on pier 1.. The remediation of the final section of the rail bridge is ongoing. Preparatory work for installing the pedestrian bridge is ongoing. A lane reduction with traffic control measures is in place on University Avenue, and will continue until the fall to facilitate work on the abutments of the rail bridge.
  • Mooney’s Bay Station - Backfilling and compaction for pedestrian access pathway is ongoing. Fire pipe installations and pressure tests are also ongoing. Heat trace cable installation on the platform has recently been completed.
  • Walkley Station - Plaza structural steel installation is complete. Electrical conduit installation in the ancillary room is ongoing.

When:

Work will continue to take place during daytime hours from Monday through Friday, weather permitting.

Why:

Work is scheduled to make the best use of the winter months in preparation for the spring/summer construction period.

Where:

Please see map below for noted work locations.

A map showing the location of work sites in the north segment of the south extension, from Bayview to Walkley

Anticipated Impacts

  • Traffic, pedestrians, and cyclists should watch for and adhere to construction signage.
  • Snow clearing equipment may be used to clear sites between 5 and 6 am, as needed.

Michael Brossoit
Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program
City of Ottawa
Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca
Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

Q1 2022 Lookahead Notice - Central Segment

Last updated February 10, 2022

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, crews continue to work through the winter months. The following information is intended to provide a lookahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts until the end of March.

What:

Crews continue to make progress on the alignment:

  • Walkley Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF): Structural steel erection for the inspection building and train wash building is in progress. All trainset deliveries to the site are expected to be completed by the end of April. 
  • Greenboro Station: Installation of electrical work and steel are ongoing, and watermain work will commence soon. 
  • South Keys Station: Steel erection has started at South Keys Station. Scaffold hoarding is underway on the train operator building, which will allow contractors to work through the winter months to complete the masonry walls. 
  • Hunt Club Rail Bridge: Track installation was completed on the Hunt Club Rail Bridge, and bridge deck formwork is now underway. The north and south approaches have started and will carry on through the winter months. 
  • Lester Rail Bridge: Finishing works are continuing. 
  • Leitrim Station: Structural steel erection for the station continues. Scaffold hoarding has started to allow work to continue throughout the winter months. 
  • Guideway Work: Conduit/signal foundations and cable tray installation are ongoing from Greenboro Station to Leitrim Station. Fiber cable pulling is scheduled to start at the end of January.

When:

Work will continue to take place during daytime hours from Monday through Friday, weather permitting.

Why:

Work is scheduled to make the best use of the winter months in preparation for the spring/summer construction period.

Where:

Please see map below for noted work locations.

A map showing the work locations in the central segment of the south extension, from Walkley to Leitrim

Anticipated Impacts

  • Traffic, pedestrians, and cyclists should watch for and adhere to construction signage.
  • Snow clearing equipment may be used to clear sites between 5 and 6 am, as needed.

Michael Brossoit
Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program
City of Ottawa
Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca
Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

Q1 2022 Lookahead Notice - South Segment

Last updated February 10, 2022

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, crews continue to work through the winter months. The following information is intended to provide a lookahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts until the end of March.

What:

Crews continue to make progress on the alignment:

  • High Road MUP – Concrete works for the east footing is complete. Crash wall formwork and concrete pours will commence shortly.
  • Bowesville Rail Bridge - Installation of track between Bowesville Rail Bridge and Mosquito Creek will be the next phase of work, along with the final work on culverts and grading of the area. 
  • Bowesville Station – Crews are continuing to place concrete. Work on block walls and general interior work is scheduled to to commence soon. Structural steel installation is the next phase, and is expected to start in February.
  • Mosquito Creek Bridge – Construction of the retaining wall on the east and west sides will commence soon, along with waterproofing work. 
  • Limebank Elevated Guideway– Guideway concrete is nearing completion, with the final touches to be completed in near future. Constructing the retaining walls to the Limebank Bridge approach will continue until spring. 
  • Limebank Station - Structural steel installation started in December and continued through January. Block walls for the operator building is complete, and interior works have started in the operator building. Exit stair concrete work is ongoing, and precast stair installation has been completed on the main stairwells.

When:

Work will continue to take place during daytime hours Monday through Friday, weather permitting.

Why:

Work is scheduled to make the best use of the construction period.

Where:

Please see map below for noted work locations.

A map showing the location of work sites in the south segment of the south extension, from Leitrim to Limebank

Anticipated Impacts

  • Traffic, pedestrians, and cyclists should watch for and adhere to construction signage.
  • Snow clearing equipment may be used to clear sites between 5 and 6 am, as needed.

Michael Brossoit
Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program
City of Ottawa
Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca
Website: ottawa.ca/stage2

Q1 2022 Lookahead Notice - Airport Spur

Last updated February 10, 2022

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train South Extension Project, construction of the Airport Spur continues to progress. The following information is intended to provide a lookahead of scheduled activities and anticipated impacts until the end of March.

What:

Crews continue to make progress on the alignment:

  • Uplands Rail Bridge and Station: Final concrete works for the station foundation and wall will be completed in early 2022. Watermain and sanitary sewer installation are nearing completion. Retaining walls are also nearing completion. Backfilling around the station and in the station platform area is ongoing, including the east and west approaches.
  • Airport Elevated Guideway: Work on the expansion joints is in progress.
  • Airport Station: Work on the Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) walls at the Airport loading dock is ongoing.

When:

Work will continue to take place during daytime hours Monday through Friday, weather permitting.

Why:

Work is scheduled to make the best use of the winter months in preparation for the spring/summer construction period.

Where:

Please see map below for noted work locations.

A map showing the work locations along the Airport Spur, including the Airport Parkway and Uplands Rail Bridges, Uplands Station, and Airport Station

Anticipated Impacts

  • Traffic, pedestrians, and cyclists should watch for and adhere to construction signage.
  • Snow clearing equipment may be used to clear sites between 5 and 6 am, as needed.

Michael Brossoit
Stakeholder Relations, Rail Construction Program
City of Ottawa
Email: michael.brossoit@ottawa.ca
Website: ottawa.ca/stage2