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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
44th Help Santa Toy Parade 
Parade route – east on the eastbound lanes on Wellington Street between old Wellington Street and Bank Street, south on Bank Street between Wellington Street and Laurier Avenue, and east on Laurier Avenue between Bank Street and Ottawa City Hall – end of parade.  Saturday, November 22, 2014
Starts at 11 a.m. - ends at 1:30 p.m.  
High
Parade route restricted to named streets. Staging – 8 a.m. to noon – closures of eastbound Wellington Street between Booth Street and Portage Bridge, Old Wellington Street, and Commissioner Street (between old Wellington Street and Albert Street) 
12, 14 
Special Event
17th Annual Barrhaven Santa Claus Parade 
Parade - Beatrice Drive onto Strandherd Drive westbound. Route restricted to Strandherd Drive between Beatrice Drive and Strandherd OC Transpo Park and Ride located west of Riocan Avenue. Parade staging – Full closure: Chapman Mills Drive between Beatrice Drive and Woodroffe Avenue, and Beatrice Drive between Paul Metivier Drive and Strandherd Drive   Sunday, November 23, 2014
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
Medium
Parade route and closures restricted to named streets 
3, 22 
Construction
Facilitating building repairs 
Albert Street between Metcalfe Street and O'Connor Street  Thursday, May 1 to Wednesday, December 31, 2014
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on north side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
14 
Construction
Sewer work 
Albert Street between City Centre and Booth Street   Monday, June 9 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
High
Street reduced to one lane in each direction 
14 
Construction
Watermain installation 
Albert Street between Bronson Avenue and Empress Avenue  Monday, November 17 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
Medium
Road closed. Detour signage in place 
14 
Construction
Construction of Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Belfast Road between Trainyards Drive and Tremblay Road  Tuesday, May 20, 2014 to Monday, May 16, 2016
 
High
Road closed 
18 
Construction
OLRT construction 
Belfast Road between Coventry Road and Tremblay Road  Monday, June 2, 2014 to Thursday, January 15, 2015
 
High
Road closed. Motorists are advised to detour on St. Laurent Boulevard. Signs have been posted advising the public of the detour 
13, 18 
Construction
Placement of materials and equipment for miscellaneous on-site and road work 
1) Bronson Avenue between Queen Street and Sparks Street & 2) Sparks Street between Bronson Avenue and Bay Street  Friday, August 15 to Friday, December 5, 2014
 
Low
Road closed. During closure Sparks Street be converted to permit two-way traffic 
14 
Construction
O Train Expansion project 
Brookfield Multi-use Pathway between Sawmill Creek Pathway and Brookfield Road East  Monday, August 18, 2014 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
Low
Pathway closed. High impact for cyclists and pedestrians. Low for motorists 
16, 17 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up 
Bruyère Street between Rose Street and Forsey Street  Saturday, November 29, 2014
 
Low
Street closed. However, during closure Bruyere Street be converted to permit two-way traffic  
12 
Construction
Demolition works 
Clarence Street between King Edward Avenue and Nelson Street  Thursday, November 20 to Thursday, November 27, 2014
Thursday, November 20, Friday, November 21 and from Monday, November 24 to Thursday, November 27  
Low
Road closed  
12 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Reconstruction 
Cloverdale Road between Old Prospect Road and Mariposa Avenue  Monday, August 25 to Friday, December 5, 2014
 
Low
Road closed  
13 
Construction
Rideau Centre Expansion 
Colonel By Drive between Daly Avenue and Rideau Street  Wednesday, July 2 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Medium
Northbound lane reduction 
12 
Construction
Watermain installation 
Coventry Road between Lola Street and St. Laurent Boulevard   Monday, May 19 to Saturday, December 20, 2014
 
High
Road reduced to one lane in each direction 
13 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Cumberland Street between Besserer Street and Rideau Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Tuesday, April 14, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on east side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
12 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Dalhousie Street between York Street and George Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Wednesday, October 14, 2015
 
Medium
Lane reductions in effect 
12 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Deerwood Drive between Panmure Road and Terraview Drive  Friday, November 14 to Friday, November 21, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
5 
Construction
Highway 417 expansion project 
Eastern Rideau River multi-use pathway along the east bank of the Rideau River in the vicinity of Hurdman Bridge   Wednesday, November 19 to Friday, December 12, 2014
 
High
Pathway currently closed until Friday, December 12  
11 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain construction 
Edison Avenue between Tillbury Avenue and Dovercourt Avenue  Monday, August 11 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Storm sewer replacement 
Fairbanks Avenue between Smyth Road and Faircrest Road  Thursday, January 8 to Friday, January 23, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Reconstruction - Project 
Fairview Avenue between Cloverdale Road and Sylvan Avenue  Monday, September 22 to Friday, November 21, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Golden Avenue between Kenwood Avenue and Princeton Avenue  Wednesday, November 19 to Friday, November 21, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Gordon Murdock Road between Osgoode Main Street and Dalmaney Road  Thursday, October 2 to Monday, December 15, 2014
 
Medium
Lane reductions in effect 
20 
Construction
Confederation Boulevard - Sussex Drive Reconstruction - Project 
Guigues Avenue between Sussex Drive and Parent Avenue  Wednesday, August 20 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
12 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction.  
Kerr Avenue between Rex Avenue and Broadview Avenue  Monday, June 2 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Kilbarry Crescent between Sandridge Road and Arundel Avenue  Monday, November 17 to Friday, November 21, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Reconstruction 
Kinzua Road between Elmwood Avenue and Manor Avenue  Monday, August 11 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Highway 417 expansion project 
Lees Avenue on-ramp (Eastbound)  Thursday, June 13, 2013 to Saturday, April 28, 2018
 
High
On-ramp closed – signage in place 
11 
Construction
Utility work 
Main Street between Greenfield Avenue and Hawthorne Avenue   Wednesday, November 12 to Sunday, November 30, 2014
 
Medium
Lane reductions 
17 
Construction
Utility work 
Main Street between Lees Avenue and Clegg Street   Saturday, November 22, 2014 to Monday, March 30, 2015
 
Medium
Lane reductions 
17 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Reconstruction - Project 
Mariposa Avenue between Acacia Avenue and Lakeview Avenue  Monday, September 15 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Maritime Way between Great Lakes Avenue and Canadian Shield Avenue  Monday, November 24 to Thursday, November 27, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
4 
Construction
Bridge rehabilitation 
McBean Street between Strachan Street and Royal York Street   Monday, November 10 to Friday, December 5, 2014
 
Low
Lane narrowings 
21 
Construction
Facilitating sidewalk replacement 
Metcalfe Street between Queen Street and Sparks Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Tuesday, April 14, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on east side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
14 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Reconstruction 
Minto Place between Buena Vista Road and Mariposa Avenue  Monday, August 11 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Morrison Drive between Baseline Road and Draper Avenue  Monday, November 24 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
8 
Construction
Highway 417 expansion project 
Nicholas Street off-ramp (Westbound)  Tuesday, July 9, 2013 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
High
Off-ramp reduced to one lane – signage in place 
11 
Construction
Highway 417 expansion project 
Nicholas Street off-ramp (Eastbound)  Tuesday, July 9, 2013 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
High
Eastbound Nicholas Street on ramp reduction to one lane requiring traffic to merge to the left.  
11 
Construction
Rideau Centre Expansion 
Nicholas Street between Rideau Street and Besserer Street   Monday, January 20, 2014 to Sunday, February 28, 2016
 
Low
Northbound lane closed 
12 
Construction
Connection of new storm sewer  
Northwestern Avenue between Premier Avenue and Clearview Avenue  Monday, April 28, 2014 to Friday, May 22, 2015
 
Low
Road closed. During working hours, the contractor will convert the southbound lane to accommodate both north and south bound traffic. During non-working hours, the road will be reopened 
15 
Construction
Installation of new Orleans Watermain 
Ogilvie Road between Montreal Road and Blair Place  Monday, May 5 to Wednesday, December 10, 2014
 
Medium
Road reduced to one lane in each direction 
11 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Old Montreal Road between Quigley Hill Road and Cameron Street  Monday, November 17 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
Low
Road closed. Detour signage in place 
19 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Reconstruction 
Old Prospect Road between Cloverdale Road and Lansdowne Road North  Tuesday, August 5 to Friday, November 21, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Reconstruction 
Park Road between Lisgar Avenue and Manor Avenue  Monday, August 11 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Installation of new gas main 
Prince of Wales Drive between Jockvale Road and Strandherd Drive  Saturday, November 22 to Sunday, November 23, 2014
8 p.m., Saturday, November 22 to 7 a.m., Sunday, November 23 
Medium
Road closed. Detour signage in place 
22 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Princess Louise Drive between Charlemagne Boulevard West and Charlemagne Boulevard East  Monday, September 15 to Monday, December 15, 2014
 
Medium
Intermittent lane reductions 
1 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain construction 
Princeton Avenue between Edison Avenue and Brierwood Avenue  Wednesday, September 3 to Friday, December 5, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Utility relocation 
Queen Street between Bay Street and Metcalfe Street   Monday, August 25 to Wednesday, December 31, 2014
 
Low
Intermittent lane reductions. Street reduced to one lane in each direction  
17 
Construction
Installation of new sanitary and storm sewers  
Renaud Road between Mer Bleue Road and Glenlivet Avenue.  Tuesday, July 8 to Saturday, November 29, 2014
 
Medium
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
2 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction.  
Rex Avenue between Carling Avenue and Ernest Avenue   Monday, June 2 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Richmond Road between Patricia Avenue and Leighton Terrace  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Monday, June 1, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on south side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
15 
Construction
Capital Works Reconstruction 
Rideau Street between Charlotte Street and Cummings Bridge  Friday, November 14 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
High
Street reduced to one lane in westbound direction.  
12 
Construction
Rideau Centre Expansion 
Rideau Street eastbound between Sussex Drive and William Street  Monday, February 3, 2014 to Tuesday, March 31, 2015
 
Medium
Eastbound reduced to single shared use lane 
12 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Rockdale Road between 20 metres south of Hwy 417 Overpass and Forced Road   Wednesday, October 1 to Monday, December 15, 2014
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect 
19 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
Sarsfield Road between Magladry Road and Dunning Road  Monday, November 10 to Friday, November 21, 2014
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure. 
19 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain construction 
1) Sherry Lane between Majestic Drive and Brent Avenue, 2) Brent Avenue between Sherry Lane and Cheryl Road, 3) Cheryl Road between Brent Avenue and Majestic Drive   Thursday, September 25 to Sunday, November 30, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Slater Street between Bank Street and O'Connor Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Thursday, October 1, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on north side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians 
14 
Construction
Watermain Installation 
Slater Street between Bronson Avenue and Empress Avenue  Saturday, December 6 to Sunday, December 7, 2014
 
Medium
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
14 
Construction
Confederation Boulevard - Sussex Drive Reconstruction - Project 
St. Andrew Street between Sussex Drive to 30 metres east of Sussex Drive  Wednesday, August 20 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
12 
Construction
Highway 417 expansion project 
St. Laurent off-ramp Eastbound  Wednesday, July 17, 2013 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
High
Ramp reduced to one lane 
11 
Construction
Watermain installation 
Strandherd Road between Fallowfield Road and Kennevale Drive  Monday, July 14 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions 
3 
Construction
Drainage Improvements 
Sunnyside Avenue between Bronson Avenue and Bank Street   Monday, September 29 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions 
17 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Sussex Drive between St. Patrick Street and King Edward Avenue   Monday, February 24 to Saturday, December 20, 2014
 
High
Reduced to one lane in each direction 
12 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Reconstruction - Project 
Sylvan Avenue between Fairview Avenue and Mariposa Avenue  Monday, September 22 to Friday, December 5, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain construction 
Tillbury Avenue between Edison Avenue and Churchill Avenue  Monday, August 11 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Road widening 
Trim Road between North Service Road and Watters Road   Friday, May 16, 2014 to Monday, August 31, 2015
 
Medium
Intermittent lane reductions 
1, 2 
Construction
Rehabilitation of Minto Bridges East and Centre 
Union Street between Stanley Avenue and 220 metres west of Stanley Avenue  Monday, December 16, 2013 to Wednesday, September 30, 2015
 
Low
Bridge closed - signed detours in place 
12 
Construction
Highway 417 Expansion Project 
Vanier Parkway eastbound off-ramp   Wednesday, July 17, 2013 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
High
Off ramp reduced to one lane 
13 
Construction
Wall Road Bridge replacement 
Wall Road between Tenth Line Road and Trim Road  Monday, October 6 to Wednesday, December 31, 2014
 
Low
Road closed. Detour signage in place 
19 
Construction
OLRT construction 
Waller Street between Laurier Avenue East and Nicholas Street  Friday, July 26, 2013 to Monday, December 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Wellington Street between Bank Street and O'Connor Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Tuesday, April 14, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on south side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
15 
Construction
Highway 417 expansion project 
Western Rideau River multi-use pathway along the west bank of the Rideau River in the vicinity of Hurdman Bridge   Monday, September 29 to Friday, November 28, 2014
 
High
Pathway currently closed  
11 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Reconstruction 
Willingdon Avenue between Lisgar Avenue and Manor Avenue  Monday, August 11 to Friday, December 19, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Installation of new sanitary and storm sewers, new watermain, connection of new site services and road reconstruction 
Woodroffe Avenue between Cresthaven Drive/Paul Metivier Drive and Prince of Wales Drive  Wednesday, October 22 to Friday, December 12, 2014
 
Medium
Road closed. Detour signage in place 
22 
Construction
Rideau Street Reconstruction – Hydro Manhole rebuild 
Wurtemburg Street southbound between Heney Street and Rideau Street  Monday, November 10 to Monday, December 15, 2014
 
Medium
Wurtemburg Street southbound closed at Rideau Street 
12 
Construction
Watermain installation 
Youville Drive northbound between St. Joseph Boulevard and Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard  Monday, September 22 to Friday, December 5, 2014
 
Medium
Youville Drive northbound closed. Signed detour in place 
1 

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