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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special event
Poutine Fest 
O'Connor Street between Wellington Street and Queen Street  Thursday, April 25 to Sunday, April 28, 2019
Daily 9 am to 7 pm 
Low
Lane closures 
14 
Special event
Alex Burrows Ball Hockey Tournament 
Donald Street 100m West of North River Road  Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28, 2019
Friday at 6 pm to Sunday at 11 pm 
Medium
Road Closed 
13 
Special event
Hike for Life 
Gloucester Street between St Patrick Basilica and Kent Street; Kent Street between Gloucester Street and Laurier Avenue and Laurier Avenue between Kent Street and Queen Elizabeth Driveway  Saturday, April 27, 2019
8 am to 1 pm 
Low
Restricted to sidewalk 
12 
Special event
Orleans Parkrun 
Ottawa River Pathway between Cairine Wilson Secondary School and to a point 2.5 kilometers east on the Ottawa River Pathway  Saturday, April 27, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
New Edinburgh Bike Rodeo 
Stanley Avenue between Keefer Street and River Lane  Saturday, April 27, 2019
9 am to 3 pm 
Low
Road Closed 
13 
Special event
Sixth Street Run 
Sixth Street between Queensdale Avenue and Athans Avenue and St Bernard Street between Sixth Street and St.Bernard Elementary School  Friday, May 3, 2019
9:30 am to noon 
Low
Road Closed 
10 
Special event
Orleans Parkrun 
Ottawa River Pathway between Cairine Wilson Secondary School and to a point 2.5 kilometers east on the Ottawa River Pathway  Saturday, May 4, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
Orleans Parkrun 
Ottawa River Pathway between Cairine Wilson Secondary School and to a point 2.5 kilometers east on the Ottawa River Pathway  Saturday, May 11, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
Orleans Parkrun 
Ottawa River Pathway between Cairine Wilson Secondary School and to a point 2.5 kilometers east on the Ottawa River Pathway  Saturday, May 18, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
Orleans Parkrun 
Ottawa River Pathway between Cairine Wilson Secondary School and to a point 2.5 kilometers east on the Ottawa River Pathway  Saturday, May 25, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
Orleans Parkrun 
Ottawa River Pathway between Cairine Wilson Secondary School and to a point 2.5 kilometers east on the Ottawa River Pathway  Saturday, June 1, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
Orleans Parkrun 
Ottawa River Pathway between Cairine Wilson Secondary School and to a point 2.5 kilometers east on the Ottawa River Pathway  Saturday, June 8, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
Orleans Parkrun 
Ottawa River Pathway between Cairine Wilson Secondary School and to a point 2.5 kilometers east on the Ottawa River Pathway  Saturday, June 15, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
Orleans Parkrun 
Ottawa River Pathway between Cairine Wilson Secondary School and to a point 2.5 kilometers east on the Ottawa River Pathway  Saturday, June 22, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
Orleans Parkrun 
Ottawa River Pathway between Cairine Wilson Secondary School and to a point 2.5 kilometers east on the Ottawa River Pathway  Saturday, June 29, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Construction
Replacement of hydro pole 
Arch Street between Pleasant Park Road and Bangor Street  Wednesday, May 1, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Crane installation 
Albert Street between Bank Street and O'Connor Street  Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April 7, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Anderson Street between Booth Street and Rochester Street  Monday, April 15 to Friday, April 19, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Installation of a trunk sewer 
Bayfield Avenue between Herzberg Road and Carling Avenue  Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, November 1, 2019
 
High
Road closed 
4 
Construction
Staging area for North Kanata Trunk Sewer Phase 2 
Bayfield Road between Nepean-Arnprior Railway and Carling Avenue   Wednesday, August 1, 2018 to Tuesday, October 1, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Borbridge Avenue between Mareth Way and Southbridge Street  Monday, April 15 to Friday, May 10, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
22 
Construction
Relocating Fire Hydrant 
Byward Market Square between Clarence Street and York Street  Tuesday, April 23 to Wednesday, April 24, 2019
6 pm to 2 am 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Installation of a sanitary and storm sewers and a watermain 
Cambrian Road between Borrisokane Road and Seeley's Bay Street  Saturday, March 9 to Sunday, March 17, 2019
 
Medium
Road closed 
3 
Construction
Staging area for new 19 story mixed building 
Cambridge Street Northbound between Laurier Avenue and Primrose Avenue  Saturday, April 13 to Sunday, April 14, 2019
 
Low
Northbound lane closed 
14 
Construction
Construction on Highway 417 
Carling Avenue westbound off-ramp from Highway 417  Monday, April 22, 2019
For approximately 4 weeks 
Medium
Ramp closed 
16 
Construction
Building construction 
Champagne Avenue between Beech Street and Hickory Street  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 to Sunday, June 30, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Chapleau Avenue between Putman Avenue and Beechwood Avenue  Wednesday, March 6 to Wednesday, March 20, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Capital Project - Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) 
Cumberland Street between Stewart Street and Wilbrod Street  Monday, January 7 to Friday, May 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Replacement of hydro pole 
Dickens Avenue between Holt Crescent and Pleasant Park Road  Wednesday, April 17, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Trunk Rehabilitation 
Foley Avenue between Dakota Avenue and St Laurent Boulevard  Saturday, April 20 to Friday, December 20, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Elgin Street renewal project 
Elgin Street between Somerset Street West and Catherine Street  Monday, January 7, 2019
 
High
One southbound lane remains open along Elgin Street from Laurier Avenue West to Somerset Street West. The northbound lane on Elgin Street is closed from Somerset Street West to Nepean Street. McLeod Street will be closed from Cartier to Metcalfe and Lewis Street will be closed from Cartier Street to Jack Purcell Lane The exit from the City Hall parking garage to Elgin Street remains open, with northbound access to Elgin Street.  
14 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Kerr Avenue between Broadview Avenue and Nadolny Sachs  Monday, April 15 to Friday, April 26, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Glenora Street between Herridge Street and Clegg Street  Monday, April 15 to Friday, April 19, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Gould Street between Western Avenue and Carleton Avenue  Monday, April 8 to Tuesday, April 16, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Ramp 113a from Highway 417 westbound to Ottawa Road 174 eastbound    Sunday, June 28, 2015
To re-open after bus lanes are removed from the highway, after opening of the Confederation Line. 
High
Ramp closed for transit priority. Motorists are encouraged to use Innes Road. 
11 
Construction
Rehabilitation and widening of Highway 417  
Highway 417 - west of Maitland Avenue to east of Island Park Drive   Sunday, October 1, 2017
To November 2020 
Medium
Lane closures in effect 
15 
Construction
Rehabilitation and widening of Highway 417  
Highway 417 - west of St. Laurent Boulevard to west of Walkley Road  Tuesday, September 4, 2018 to Friday, March 29, 2019
 
Medium
Lane closures in effect 
10 
Construction
Rehabilitation and widening of Highway 417  
Highway 417 - west of Devine Road to Rockdale Road  Monday, July 9, 2018 to Thursday, October 31, 2019
 
Medium
Lane closures in effect 
19 
Construction
Replacement of hydro pole 
Holt Crescent between Adams Avenue and Pleaseant Park Road  Wednesday, April 17, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Installing a mobile crane 
Landry Street between St Charles Street and Alice Avenue  Thursday, April 25, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
Laurier Avenue East at Nicholas Street   Wednesday, January 9 to Monday, April 8, 2019
 
Medium
Reduced by one lane eastbound. The eastbound cycling lane will also be closed. 
12 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Lees Avenue on-ramp (Eastbound)  Thursday, June 13, 2013
Fall 2019 
High
Ramp closed for transit priority & re-instatement work. Motorists in the area are encouraged to travel west to Metcalfe Street to access the eastbound on ramp. 
11 
Construction
Elgin Street renewal project 
Lewis Street between Cartier Street and Jack Purcell Lane  Tuesday, April 23 to Tuesday, May 7, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Elgin Street renewal project 
Lisgar Street between Elgin Street and Metcalfe Street  Monday, April 1 to Tuesday, December 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Installation of a sanitary and storm sewers and a watermain 
Marketplace Avenue between Sue Holloway Drive and Longfields Drive and Sue Holloway Drive between Marketplace Avenue and Lindenshade Avenue  Thursday, April 11 to Wednesday, April 17, 2019
 
Medium
Road closed 
22 
Construction
Richmond Bridge Rehabilitation 
McBean Street between Strachan Street and Royal York Street  Monday, April 15 to Monday, April 22, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
21 
Construction
Staging area for new development 
McGarry Terrace to Strandherd Drive  Monday, April 15, 2019 to Wednesday, April 15, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
22 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
McLeod Street at Kent Street  Monday, June 4, 2018
Until summer 2019 
Low
McLeod Street will be closed to vehicular traffic at Kent Street and converted to two-way traffic between the construction site and Lyon Street 
14 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Nicholas Street between Laurier Avenue and Hwy. 417  Sunday, April 24, 2016
Until after opening of the Confederation Line 
High
In the northbound direction, Nicholas Street is reduced to one general traffic lane and one transit priority lane. In the southbound direction, OC Transpo will travel with general traffic until reaching a transit priority lane at the Highway 417 eastbound on-ramp.  
12 
Construction
Bridge Repair 
Old Highway 17 between Kinburn Side Road and Galletta Side Road  Monday, June 11, 2018
Until August 2019 
Medium
Road closed 
5 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Parkdale Avenue between Emmerson Avenue and Burnside Avenue  Saturday, May 4 to Sunday, May 5, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Powell Avenue between Bank Street to Lyon Street  Monday, March 25 to Tuesday, March 26, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Queen Street between Bank Street and O’Connor Street  Saturday, June 24, 2017
Until November 2018 
Medium
Queen Street reduced to one-way eastbound Westbound detour signage is in place.  
14 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
Queen Victoria Street between Stanley Avenue and Crichton Street  Monday, March 20, 2017 to Tuesday, December 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Rehabilitation and widening of Highway 417  
Queensway on-ramp at Carling between Maitland Avenue and Island Park Drive  Sunday, March 26, 2017
To Summer 2020 
High
On-ramp from the westbound lanes of Carling Avenue leading to the eastbound lanes of the Queensway near the Westgate Shopping Centre closed and will remain closed following construction 
15, 16 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Rideau Street between Sussex Drive and Dalhousie Street  Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Until after station, utility, and streetscaping work is complete  
Medium
Rideau Street between Sussex and Dalhousie is closed to general traffic and cyclists, however remains open to buses and taxis. Pedestrian access to nearby businesses and residences remains available at all times.   
12 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
River Lane between Union Street and Keefer Street  Monday, March 20, 2017 to Tuesday, December 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Replacement of hydro pole 
Sandra Avenue between Haig Drive Ellen Avenue  Wednesday, April 24, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Scott Street Transit Priority 
Scott Street/Albert Street between Smirle Avenue and Empress Avenue   Monday, July 6, 2015
Transit priority lanes will remain in place after opening of the Confederation Line, until additional roadwork is undertaken 
Medium
Transit priority lanes are in place in both directions 
15 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Sherbourne Avenue between Carling Avenue and Byron Avenue  Thursday, April 25, 2019
Until July 2019 
High
Road Closed 
7 
Construction
Capital Project - Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) 
Intersection of Slater Street at Kent Street  Monday, March 20, 2017
Until June 2019 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
14 
Construction
Crane installation 
Slater Street between O'Connor Street and Bank Street   Saturday, June 8, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
14 
Construction
Crane installation 
Sparks Street between Bay Street and Lyon Street  Saturday, April 27 to Sunday, April 28, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
14 
Construction
Resurfacing 
St Joseph Boulevard between Montreal Road to Youville Drive; 100 m East of Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard South  Monday, May 6, 2019
Until October 2019 
Medium
Road Closed 
1 
Construction
Queen Elizabeth II Monument Relocation 
Sussex roundabout at Rideau Gate  Monday, March 18 to Friday, June 14, 2019
 
Medium
Lane reduction 
13 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Waller Street between Laurier Avenue East and Nicholas Street  Friday, July 26, 2013
Until after tunnel work and road re-construction is complete  
Low
Road closed, local traffic only 
12 
Construction
Installation of a sanitary and storm sewers and a watermain 
Woodbine Place between Carlyle Avenue and Fulton Avenue  Monday, April 22 to Friday, June 28, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
17 

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