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South Nepean Collector Sewer Phase 2 (Longfields Drive to Strandherd Road)

Project Status: 
Underway

Road closure notice - April 2017

The City of Ottawa is constructing Phase 2 of the South Nepean Collector (SNC) sewer between Strandherd Drive and Jockvale Road. The majority of the construction work is occurring through fields and future development lands with the exception of a portion that crosses Jockvale Road, at Longfields Drive (which was completed in the fall of 2016 with the exception of surface reinstatements) and a 110m section of sewer along Greenbank Road to the south of St. Joseph’s High School.  Greenbank Road needs to be temporarily closed between Jockvale Road and Cambrian Road in order for this section of the SNC sewer to be installed safely.

Who: The City of Ottawa has retained Taggart Construction to complete the work.

Why: Construction of Phase 2 of the SNC sewer is needed to service development in the Nepean South Urban Area. In order to minimize environmental impact, maximize development potential and address some difficult sub-surface ground conditions, a portion of the SNC sewer needs to be installed along Greenbank Road.

Where: The proposed construction zone is located between 3380, Greenbank Road and St. Joseph’s High School. However, the road will be closed (except for local traffic) between Cambrian Road and Jockvale Road.

What: The work will involve the installation of 110m of trunk sanitary sewer, 1050mm in diameter, plus the installation of two (2) maintenance holes. Pedestrian access to / from St Joseph’s High School will be maintained during construction with a temporary sidewalk which will be safely separated from the construction zone.  

Temporary traffic detour: For the duration of the road closure, traffic on Greenbank Road will be detoured onto Jockvale and Cambrian Roads. Traffic access to St. Joseph’s High School will only be available from the north, i.e. from Greenbank at Jockvale.

A map showing the location of the proposed sewer, temporary sidewalk and traffic detour route. Also shown is the location of the temporary Greenbank Road closure (local traffic only).

When: The road closure will be implemented in early May and will remain in place for a period of approximately six (6) weeks. The exact start date for the road closure will be displayed on variable message signs that will be deployed on Greenbank Road near Cambrian Road (to the south) and Jockvale Road (to the north), a week prior to the road closure.

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.

Contact information

To obtain any additional information on this project, please contact the City’s Project Manager. For an emergency outside normal working hours and on weekends, please call the City at 3-1-1.

City’s project manager:
Jonathan Knoyle, P.Eng.
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department
Design and Construction Branch 2
Tel.: 613-580-2424 ext. 16436

City’s contract administrator:
Bob Dowdall, P.Eng.
Contract Administrator
Novatech
Tel.: 613-254-9643 ext. 268

Contractor’s representative:
Adam Leakey
Project Manager
Taggart Construction Limited
Tel.: 613-521-3000

City’s on-site inspector:
Jim Cavanagh
Site Inspector
Tel.: 613-791-4312

Construction notice - August 2016

Beginning in late August 2016, the City of Ottawa will start construction work in your neighbourhood to install Phase 2 of the South Nepean Collector (SNC) sanitary trunk sewer between Strandherd Drive and Jockvale Road.

Who: The City of Ottawa has hired a contractor, Taggart Construction, to complete the work.

Why: Construction of Phase 2 of the SNC sewer is needed to service ongoing and future development in the Nepean South Urban Area.

Where: Works will take place between Strandherd Drive – adjacent to Fraser Fields Way – and Jockvale Road – adjacent to Bren Maur Road. The sewers alignment generally follows future road corridors through lands currently used for agriculture. An approximately 120m section of sewer will also be installed on Greenbank Road, between St. Joseph High School and the Jock River. Works will also take place on Jockvale Road, just south of the intersection of Longfields Drive and Jockvale Road.

What: The work will involve the installation of approximately 2.5 kilometers of a sanitary trunk sewer ranging in size from 900mm-1050mm diameter, to depths reaching 10 meters. Incidental utility works and roadway/sidewalk reconstruction will also be undertaken on affected portions of Jockvale Road and Greenbank Road.

The majority of the work will take place on development lands currently used for agriculture and will not impact day-to-day activities. However, a portion of the works will involve open-cut construction of the sewer along portions of Jockvale Road and Greenbank Road. Planned traffic management strategies to complete the required construction works are as follows:

Along Jockvale Road, a temporary by-pass road will be constructed to the west of the existing roadway corridor, just south of the intersection of Longfields Drive and Jockvale Road. The temporary by-pass road will have one (1) lane in each direction and is anticipated to be in-service for six (6) weeks to allow the sewer to be constructed across Jockvale Road.

Along Greenbank Road, anticipated sewer trench widths will require a 150 meter stretch Greenbank Road to be fully closed to vehicular traffic for a period of approximately six (6) weeks. The affected portion of Greenbank Road is between St. Joseph High School and the Jock River crossing. Construction works on Jockvale Road and Greenbank Road will not be permitted to be completed concurrently. No traffic disruptions are anticipated on Strandherd Drive.

When: Work will begin around late August 2016 and is scheduled to be completed by summer 2017. The exact timing of work on Jockvale Road and Greenbank Road will be determined by Taggart Construction, but is anticipated to be fall 2016 and/or spring 2017.

Building survey

The Contractor is required by the City to carry liability insurance before any work may proceed. You may be asked by the Contractor’s insurance agent for permission to survey your property before the work commences as Contractors typically carry out pre-construction inspections of properties within the construction zone. It is to your own benefit to have the inspection conducted on your property. If you have any questions about the Contractor’s inspections or concerns about property damages, please call the office of Taggart Construction.

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 On-Site Inspector or the Contractor’s Representative.

Construction disruptions

Taggart Construction is assuming full responsibility for the construction work until the work is entirely complete. The Contractor will take every precaution necessary 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 delays and traffic detours when travelling through the construction zone, noise, dust and vibration. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and co-operation.

Contact information

The On-Site Inspector assigned to this project is Jim Cavanagh (see contact information below). He will be available to address any questions or concerns you may have.

Please note that the Contractor assumes full responsibility for the construction work until completion as well as for 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 the On-Site Inspector. This will ensure prompt notification to appropriate authorities to complete the claim investigation. Also, the City will be taking photographs to ensure private properties are returned to their original or better condition.

Additional information

The City is committed to minimizing any disruption and inconvenience to the public during construction.  Should you have any questions or concerns during construction, please contact us:

City’s project manager:
Jonathan Knoyle, P.Eng.
Senior Project Manager
Design and Construction Municipal West
Infrastructure Services Department
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 5J9
Tel: 613-580-2424, Ext. 16436

City’s on-site inspector:
Jim Cavanagh
Construction Technician
Design and Construction Municipal West
Infrastructure Services Department
100 Constellation Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 5J9
Tel: 613-791-4312

Contractor’s representative:
Guy Gravell
Taggart Construction Limited
3187 Albion Road South
Ottawa, ON. K1V 8Y3
Tel: 613-223-4791

Overview

Project Overview

In 1998 the City of Nepean completed a Master Servicing Study for the South Nepean Urban Area. This Study recommended the construction of an east/west sanitary trunk sewer named the Jock River Collector. The sewer was subsequently renamed the South Nepean Collector (SNC) to better represent the servicing area. Phase 1 of the SNC sewer was built in 2005 and terminates north of the Jock River at Jockvale Road. This design and construction project is for Phase 2 of the SNC, starting at Jockvale Road and continuing in a northwesterly direction (going upstream) for 2.4km to terminate at Strandherd Dr. 

Background

The former City of Nepean initiated a Master Servicing Study in 1994 for the South Nepean Urban Area (SNUA). The study was completed in 1997 and revised in 1998 in accordance with the requirements of Phase 1 and 2 of the Class Environmental Assessment for Municipal Water and Waste Water projects. This study provided a conceptual plan for water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure to service the SNUA, including the recommendation to design and construct an east/west sanitary trunk sewer – the SNC trunk. 

In 2003, a Functional Design was initiated to develop an optimal construction staging plan to allow final design and construction of the SNC sewer. Phase 1 of the SNC sewer was constructed in 2005 from Prince of Wales Drive, through Heart’s Desire Forest and Stonebridge Golf & Country Club and terminating at Jockvale Road, north of the Jock River.  In 2012, an update to the Functional Design was undertaken for Phases 2 and 3 in preparation to allow final design and construction to meet development needs.

In 2014, an Alignment Finalisation Report was produced to establish the exact corridor for Phase 2 of the SNC trunk sewer, from the upstream termination point of Phase 1 (at Jockvale Road) to Strandherd Drive. The Alignment Finalisation Report also established the invert elevation at the upstream end of the SNC sewer at the intersection of Strandherd Drive and Kennevale Drive (Phase 3), allowing for construction of proposed development lands north of Kennevale Drive, which the SNC sewer will ultimately service.

Other Infrastructure Projects in the Vicinity of SNC Sewer – Phase 2

There are a number of other projects that are also underway that are located in the same area as the SNC sewer and these are summarized as follows:

  • Environmental Assessment for Chapman Mills Drive Extension and BRT Corridor
  • Environmental Assessment for Kennedy-Burnett Stormwater Management Facility.
  • Environmental Assessment for Greenbank Road Watermain.

The SNC sewer – Phase 2 design is being carried out in coordination with the above Environmental Assessment projects.

Project Map [ PDF - 2,872 KB ]

Chapman Mills Drive Extension and BRT Corridor

The City is conducting a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) in Nepean South for the extension of Chapman Mills Drive from Longfields Drive to Strandherd Drive and the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) from Greenbank Road to the west of Cedarview Road. The Class EA study will identify and protect the most appropriate transportation corridors to ensure that the development of adjacent vacant lands is integrated with the future transportation network. The extension of Chapman Mills Drive will be completed between 2020 and 2025 while the extension of the BRT is scheduled for beyond 2031.

Kennedy-Burnett Stormwater Management Facility

The City is conducting a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) and Functional Design for the expansion and retrofit of the Kennedy-Burnett Stormwater Management Facility. The existing facility is an online wet pond that was constructed in 1976. The facility will be retrofitted to meet current City of Ottawa and Ministry of Environment and Climate Change stormwater treatment standards and expanded to meet the demands of the development of Nepean South.  

Greenbank Road Watermain

The City is conducting a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) and Functional Design for Greenbank Road between Jockvale Road and south of the Jock River. The Class EA study will determine the most appropriate alignment for a 610 millimetre diameter transmission watermain. The watermain will improve water supply and reliability in Nepean South. Planning and construction of the watermain will be coordinated with the approved widening and realignment of Greenbank Road. The watermain is scheduled to be constructed by 2018.

 South Nepean Collector Sewer - Phase 2

The City is constructing a 2.4 kilometre long and 1050 millimetre wide collector sewer. Phase 1 of the South Nepean Collector Sewer was constructed in 2005/2006 and ends at Jockvale Road just north of the Jock River. Phase 2 will extend from Phase 1 toward Strandherd Drive and will service the development of Nepean South.    

Project Timelines

Preliminary Design of SNC sewer – Phase 2 - Completed February 2016

Detailed Design: Completed by spring 2016

Tender Process: Spring 2016  

Construction: Summer 2016

Completion: Spring 2017

Public Information

A public open house meeting will be held at the Walter Baker Sports Centre (upper concourse area) on 100 Malvern Drive, Barrhaven from 5:30pm to 8:30pm on Monday March 21st, 2016.

A notice of construction start will be sent to adjacent property owners prior to the commencement of construction.  The notice will contain information regarding the anticipated construction impacts, schedule and the key contacts for the project. 

For further information or to provide comments, contact the City of Ottawa project manager at the address below:

Jonathan Knoyle, P. Eng.,
Senior Engineer,  Infrastructure Projects
Design & Construction – Branch 2
Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department
100 Constellation Drive
Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel:  613-580-2424 ext. 16436
Fax:  613-580-2587

Open House Display Boards – 21 March 2016

Welcome

Welcome to the joint Public Open House for 2016 Nepean South Infrastructure Projects, including the South Nepean Collector Sewer Phase 2. This is an opportunity for you to learn about the project and provide input on the planned works and traffic management strategies, as well as other aspects of the project.

Please feel free to view the presentation material. Should you have any questions regarding the presentation material, or any aspects of the project, please speak to any of the City of Ottawa staff or consultant team members in attendance.

We encourage you to provide comments in writing. Comment sheets are available at the registration desk. Please deposit completed forms in the comment box or mail / fax / email to the address indicated on the bottom of the sheet.

Lastly, we ask that you record your attendance on the sign-in sheet.

What Is the City Doing?

The Infrastructure Services and Planning and Growth Management Departments within the City of Ottawa have initiated the design and construction of the South Nepean Collector Phase 2 Sewer in the Barrhaven portion of the City of Ottawa. The sewer runs from the downstream termination point at Jockvale Road, through City-owned lands and privately-owned farmlands, ultimately ending at the upstream termination point just south of Strandherd Drive (a total length of approximately 2500m). The sewer will service ongoing and future development within this portion of the South Nepean urban area. Included in the scope of this project is:

  • Site specific investigations to confirm the environmental, geotechnical, archaeological, cultural heritage and natural environment features of the site; 
  • Construction of a large diameter (900mm-1050mm) sanitary trunk sewer;
  • Specialized construction considerations at the crossings of Jockvale Road and the Kennedy-Burnett Stormwater Management Facility; and
  • Reinstatement of disturbed roadway segments along Jockvale Road and Greenbank Road.

Goals and Objectives of the Open House

 The goals of this Public Open House are to:

  •  Introduce the project to the public;
  • Present the preliminary design of the project;
  • Identify areas for further review;
  • Outline next steps; and
  • Obtain your comments.

Project Background

The former City of Nepean initiated a Master Servicing Study in 1994 for the South Nepean Urban Area (SNUA). The study was completed in 1997 and revised in 1998 in accordance with the requirements of Phase 1 and 2 of the Class Environmental Assessment for Municipal Water and Waste Water projects. This study provided a conceptual plan for water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure to service the SNUA, including the recommendation to design and construct an east-west sanitary trunk sewer named the Jock River Collector. To better represent the servicing area, the Jock River Collector was renamed the South Nepean Collector (SNC). In 2003, a Functional Design was initiated to develop an optimal construction staging plan to allow final design and construction to progress once the SNC sewer was required. 

Phase 1 of the SNC sewer was constructed in 2005 from Prince of Wales Drive, through Heart’s Desire Forest and Stonebridge Golf & Country Club and presently terminates at the upstream limit on Bren-Maur Road. In 2012, an update to the Functional Design was undertaken for the remaining phases in order to be prepared to proceed to final design and construction to meet development needs. In 2014, an Alignment Finalisation Report was produced to establish the exact corridor of the sanitary trunk sewer from the upstream termination point of Phase 1 to Strandherd Drive. This segment of the SNC is referred to as Phase 2. Moreover, the Alignment Finalisation Report established the invert elevation at the upstream end of the SNC sewer at the intersection of Strandherd Drive and Kennevale Drive (Phase 3), allowing for construction of proposed development lands north of Kennevale Drive for which the SNC sewer will ultimately service. 

Municipal Class Environmental Assessment 

No planning works under the municipal class environmental assessment planning process have been undertaken as part of the South Nepean Collector Phase 2 sewer project. It is understood that all works as part of the project have been previously environmentally cleared under the South Nepean Urban Area (SNUA) Master Servicing Study. As noted above, the Master Servicing Study was initiated in 1994 by the former City of Nepean for the SNUA, with the Study being completed in 1997 and revised in 1998 in accordance with the requirements of Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the Class Environmental Assessment (EA) for Municipal Water and Wastewater projects. A conceptual plan for water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure to service the SNUA was developed as part of the Study, including recommendations to design and construct the east-west SNC sanitary trunk sewer. At the time of publication, Class EA planning guidelines limited the environmental clearance to implement projects with a 5-year sunset clause. Implementation of the EA recommendations was initiated within the 5-year sunset period with the extension of the West Rideau Collector. 

As part of 2003 Functional Design for the South Nepean Collector sewer, the District Engineer of the Ministry of Environment confirmed that there was no need to develop an addendum to the ESR for the project since the extension of the West Rideau Collector had been initiated within the sunset clause period. Moreover, as part of the design for Phase 2 of the South Nepean Collector, the MOECC District Engineer was consulted and presented with similar rationale as to why an addendum to the ESR was not being undertaken as part of the design and construction for Phase 2 of the SNC sewer. 

Project Plan [ PDF - 841 KB ]

Site Specific Investigations

 Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment

A Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) was completed in order to identify issues of environmental concern which have the potential to impact the soil and/or groundwater of the site and to assist in scoping any required Phase 2 ESA activities. Based on the findings, a Phase 2 ESA was recommended to be completed in conjunction with proposed geotechnical investigations to assess the soil and groundwater quality and to assist in the planning and scoping of the management of materials (soil and/or groundwater) during construction.

Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment

The Phase 2 ESA included the collection and analysis of native soil, fill and topsoil from geotechnical boreholes and dedicated Phase 2 ESA locations along the project alignment. Recommendations for soil management were made based on the maximization of reuse of material and diversion from landfill. Soils in some locations were found to contain trace contaminants from pesticide application, hydrocarbons and background metals and may require off-site disposal during construction. Similar contaminants in groundwater were found and may require treatment prior to discharging groundwater pumped from the excavations.

Geotechnical & Hydrogeological

Geotechnical and Hydrogeological Investigations were carried out to assess the general subsurface and groundwater conditions throughout the project corridor. Subsurface conditions consist of surface topsoil, pavement structure and/or fill overlying native deposits of clay and/or general glacial till with sand and silt layers. In some locations, thin deposits of native sandy silt were also encountered. Where fully penetrated, the overburden is underlain by limestone bedrock. Groundwater is expected to be encountered at depths as shallow as one metre below the existing ground surface.

Stage 1 Archaeological Assessment

A Stage 1 Archaeological Site Assessment (ASA) was completed in order to identify known archaeological resources within the project area, to provide information on previous archaeological studies completed in the area, to assess the archaeological potential of the project corridor and to provide recommendations as to whether any additional archaeological investigations are required. Results of the Stage 1 ASA indicated that construction of the proposed sewer should be preceded by a Stage 2 ASA.

Stage 2 Archaeological Assessment

A Stage 2 ASA was undertaken to document archeological resources within the project area, to determine whether any identified archaeological resources required further assessment (i.e. a Stage 3 ASA) and to recommend appropriate Stage 3 ASA strategies if significant archaeological resources were identified. The Stage 2 ASA was completed over two days in November 2015 with assessments being completed by a combination of pedestrian survey (walking ploughed fields) and subsurface survey (hand excavated test pits). Seven find locations were identified during the Stage 2 ASA, with none considered to represent significant archaeological resources requiring additional investigation.

Cultural Heritage Overview

A Cultural Heritage Overview was conducted in order to provide initial guidance with respect to heritage resources on the project. A review of existing inventories, legislation, policies, published information, air photos and maps was undertaken. Seven known or potential cultural heritage resources were identified within the project area. One property, 261 Bren-Maur Road, is listed on the City of Ottawa Heritage Register and six other properties predate 1975 and are potential cultural heritage resources. The proposed sewer alignment is far enough removed from potential cultural heritage resources that no physical impacts are anticipated. 

Natural Environment

A Natural Environment survey was completed along the SNC sewer corridor to provide information on the natural environment features and the functions they represent for input into the engineering design, construction and other components of the project. Aquatic habitats, terrestrial habitats, and species at risk (SAR) were all reviewed along the project corridor. Several Butternuts were observed between Jockvale Road and Greenbank Road. As such, a Butternut Health Assessment was completed in August 2015 on all Butternuts within the proposed work area, as well as within 25 metres of the work area. A total of 23 Butternut’s were assessed, with 18 assessed as healthy, including two Category 3 Butternuts. As a result, a formalized permitting process is underway with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) to remove/harm these butternuts. Compensation plantings for the butternut removals will be made through the Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation (RVCF).

 CCTV Inspection 

Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) of existing sewers downstream of the SNC sewer was conducted to determine the sewers condition, as well as the extent of groundwater infiltration into the sewer. CCTV revealed significant calcite encrustation build-up at pipe joints, likely caused by groundwater infiltrating into the sewer as a result of static pressure induced by groundwater. Specialized piping/jointing techniques are being considered for the SNC Sewer to counteract groundwater infiltration. 

Traffic Management

 Strandherd Drive

Upstream termination of the SNC Phase 2 sewer occurs at the intersection of Strandherd Drive and future Clarke Fields Collector (Fraser Fields Way). It is anticipated that Phase 2 of the SNC sewer will be terminated south of existing Strandherd Drive within the future road right-of-way as to not disrupt Strandherd Drive.

Greenbank Road

An approximately 100m length of the SNC sewer is planned within the existing Greenbank Road right-of-way, south of St. Joseph High School and north of the crossing of the Jock River. It is anticipated that the affected section of Greenbank Road will be fully closed to vehicular traffic to enable the sewers construction. It is anticipated that sewer and roadway construction along this section will take approximately four (4) to six (6) weeks to complete. Pedestrian access along Greenbank Road will be maintained as to allow students attending St. Joseph High School to safely walk to school.

Jockvale Road

The SNC Sewer crosses a portion of the recently constructed Jockvale Road, just south of Longfields Drive. Based on an anticipated open-cut installation across Jockvale Road, northbound and southbound traffic will be shifted to either side of the median (one lane in each direction) while construction occurs on the other side. It is anticipated that sewer and roadway construction across Jockvale Road will take approximately six (6) to eight (8) weeks to complete.

Approvals

Approval/Date:

Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (Received) - February 2, 2016
Final Design Utility Circulation - May 6, 2016
Environmental Compliance Approval – May 8, 2016
Permit to Take Water – June 4, 2016
Butternut Removal Permit – Pre-Construction
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority – Pre-Construction
Department of Fisheries and Oceans – Pre-Construction
City of Ottawa Sewer Use Agreement – Pre-Construction

Easement Acquisitions

The majority of lands for which Phase 2 of the SNC sewer crosses are privately-owned, save for City-owned lands extending from the Greenbank Road ROW east to the project limits within the Bren-Maur Road ROW. In order to access these privately-owned lands to construct the sewer, construction easements are required between the City and landowners along the sewers alignment. At this time, it is anticipated that a 30m construction easement surrounding the sewers intended alignment will be sufficient for construction. Moreover, permanent easements between the City and landowners are required post-construction in order for the City to access and maintain the sewer, prior to future roadways being established. At this time, it is anticipated that a 9m wide easement centered on the sewers alignment will be sufficient for the permanent easement. The City of Ottawa’s Real Estate and Property Development Office is currently negotiating terms of construction and permanent easements with required landowners. It is expected that all required construction easements will be in place prior to the anticipated start of the sewers construction.

Project Schedule/Timeline

 Milestone / Date:

Project Initiation – June 2015
Date Review and Collection – July 2015
Site Specific Investigations and Reporting – July-August 2015
Initiation of Required Approvals – September 2015
Completion of Preliminary Design – March, 2016
Public Information Session – March 21, 2016 
Completion of Detailed Design – March, 2016
Tenders Close/Award of Contractor – June, 2016
Construction Start Date – July-August 2016
Construction Completion Date – Spring 2017 

Project Contacts

Jonathan Knoyle, P.Eng.
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
City of Ottawa
Infrastructure Services Department
Design & Construction Municipal West
100 Constellation Crescent
Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Tel: 613-580-2424 ext. 16436

Edson Donnelly, C.E.T.
Senior Project Manager
Novatech
200-240 Michael Cowpland Drive
Ottawa, ON K2M 1P6
Tel: 613-254-9643
Fax: 613-254-5867

 

Open House Handout - 21 March 2016

Jockvale Road to Strandherd Drive

Phase 2 of the South Nepean Collector (SNC) sanitary trunk sewer will service ongoing and future development in the South Nepean urban area. Phase 1 of the SNC sewer was constructed in 2005 and runs from Prince of Wales Drive to Jockvale Road, crossing through Heart’s Desire Forest and Stonebridge Golf and Country Club. Planning works under the municipal class environmental assessment planning process were cleared under the South Nepean Urban Area (SNUA) Master Servicing Study, as amended in 1998.

This figure shows the route of the proposed South Nepean Collector Sewer – Phase 2, starting at the downstream end on Jockvale Road and heading in a north / westerly direction, mostly through farmland and fields (with a short portion along Greenbank Road) and under the Kennedy Burnett Storm water Pond to an upstream termination point at Strandherd Drive; a total length of approximately 2.5km.

 What is the City doing?

The Infrastructure Services and Planning and Growth Management Departments have initiated the design and construction of the South Nepean Collector Phase 2 Sewer. The sewer will run from the downstream termination point near Jockvale Road, through City-owned lands and privately-owned farmlands, to the upstream termination point just south of Strandherd Drive for a total length of approximately 2500 metres. Construction of the sewer is planned from summer 2016 to spring 2017. The project scope includes:

  • Site specific investigations to confirm the environmental, geotechnical, archaeological, cultural heritage and natural environment features of the site;
  • Construction of a large diameter (900 to 1050 millimetre) sanitary trunk sewer
  • Specialized construction considerations at the crossings of Jockvale Road and the Kennedy-Burnett Stormwater Management Facility
  •  Reinstatement of disturbed roadway segments along Jockvale Road and Greenbank Road

Have your say before April 4, 2016

Please send your comments on the project to Jonathan Knoyle no later than April 4, 2016. Your comments will be considered in completing the design and construction of the South Nepean Collector Phase 2 sewer project.

For more information 

Visit ottawa.ca or contact:

Jonathan Knoyle, Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Project
City of Ottawa Infrastructure Services Department
613-580-2424 ext. 16436

Open House Notice – 21 March 2016

Open House
Monday, March 21, 2016
Walter Baker Sports Centre, Upper Concourse
100 Malvern Drive
5:30  to 8:30 p.m.

Residents are invited to attend an Open House at which four infrastructure projects planned for Nepean South will be presented. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss the projects with the study teams and provide feedback.

Municipal Class Environmental Assessments (EA)

These Municipal Class EA studies are being undertaken in accordance with Ontario’s Environmental Assessment Act. Comments received will be collected under the Environmental Assessment Act and, with the exception of personal information, will become part of the public record.

Chapman Mills Drive Extension and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)

Presentation will be held at 6:30 p.m. 

The City of Ottawa has initiated the Chapman Mills Drive Extension (Longfields Drive to Strandherd Drive) and Bus Rapid Transit (Greenbank Road to west of Cedarview Road) EA Study to determine the most appropriate means to accommodate and manage increasing transportation infrastructure requirements around the Barrhaven Town Centre area.  The EA study is being undertaken in accordance with Ontario’s Environmental Assessment Act, fulfilling requirements as a Municipal Class EA process for a Schedule ‘C’ project.

At this third and final Open House, participants will have an opportunity to provide feedback on the Recommended Plan. Residents are encouraged to provide comments by April 4. For more information on the project, please visit Chapman Mills website.

Kennedy-Burnett Stormwater Management Facility

The City is conducting a Municipal Class EA and Functional Design for the expansion and retrofit of the Kennedy-Burnett Stormwater Management Facility. The existing facility is an online wet pond that was constructed in 1976. The facility will be retrofitted to meet current City of Ottawa and Ministry of Environment and Climate Change stormwater treatment standards and expanded to meet the demands of the development of Nepean South.  

At the Open House, participants will learn of the preferred alternative for expanding and retrofitting the facility. For more information on the project, please visit Kennedy-Burnett website.

Greenbank Road Watermain

 The City is conducting a Municipal Class EA and Functional Design Study for the Greenbank Road watermain between Jockvale Road and south of the Jock River. The study will determine the most appropriate alignment for a 610 millimetre diameter transmission watermain including methodology for crossing the Jock River. The watermain will improve water supply and reliability in the Nepean South development area.  Planning and construction of the watermain will be coordinated with the approved widening and realignment of Greenbank Road.  The study is carried out in accordance with the requirements of Phases 1 and 2 of the Municipal Class EA.

For more information on the project, please visit Greenbank Road Watermain.

Planned Construction

Nepean Collector Sewer - Phase 2

The City is constructing a 2.4 kilometre long, 1050 millimetre diameter sanitary collector sewer. Phase 1 of the South Nepean Collector Sewer was constructed in 2005/2006 and ends at Jockvale Road just north of the Jock River. Phase 2 will extend from Phase 1 toward Strandherd Drive and will service the development of Nepean South. Sewer construction is scheduled to begin this summer and to be completed by spring 2017. 

For more information on the project, please visit ottawa.ca

Accessibility is an important consideration for the City of Ottawa.  If you require special accommodation, please contact the project lead or email pgmpublicengagement@ottawa.ca before the event.

For further project information or to provide comments, please contact:

Chapman Mills Drive Extension and Bus Rapid Transit
Jabbar Siddique, P. Eng.
Senior Project Engineer, Environmental Assessment
Planning and Growth Management
110 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1
613-580-2424 ext. 13914

Greenbank Road Watermain
Joseph Zagorski, P. Eng.
Senior Project Manager, Infrastructure Planning
Planning and Growth Management
110 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1
613-580-2424 ext. 22611 

Kennedy-Burnett Stormwater Management Facility
John Bougadis, M.A. Sc., P.Eng.
Senior Project Manager, Infrastructure Planning
Planning and Growth Management
110 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1
613-580-2424 ext. 14990

South Nepean Collector Sewer - Phase 2
Jonathan Knoyle, P.Eng.
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
Infrastructure Services Department
100 Constellation Crescent
Ottawa, ON K2G 5J9
613-580-2424 ext. 16436

This notice first issued on March 10, 2016