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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women March 
Gilmour Street between Minto Park and Elgin Street; Elgin Street between Gilmour Street and Lisgar Street, and Lisgar Street between Elgin Street and Ottawa City Hall (111 Lisgar Street).  Saturday, November 25, 2017
4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
Low
March restricted to sidewalks  
14 
Special Event
CBBCA Santa Claus Parade 
Eastbound on Constance Bay Road between Woods Road and Bayview Drive; Northbound on Bayview Drive between Constance Bay Road and Len Purcell Drive, and Southbound on Len Purcell Drive between Bayview Drive and the Constance and Buckham’s Bay Community Centre (262 Len Purcell Drive).   Saturday, December 2, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
5 
Special Event
Stittsville Parade of Lights 
Stittsville Main Street between the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board Office (1224 Stittsville Main Street) and Carleton Cathcart Street, and Abbott Street East between Stittsville Main Street and Carberry Drive   Saturday, December 2, 2017
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
Medium
Parade route restricted to named streets.  
6 
Special Event
Osgoode Santa Claus Parade of Lights 
Osgoode Main Street between Taggart Street and the Osgoode Market Square Mall (5669 Osgoode Main Street)  Friday, December 1, 2017
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Medium
Parade route restricted to named streets.  
20 
Special Event
Metcalfe Santa Claus Parade 
Southbound then westbound on Glen Street between the Community Christian School (2681 Glen Street) and Johannes Street; Northbound on Johannes Street between Glen Street and Victoria Street; Eastbound on Victoria Street between Johannes Street and Eighth Line Road, and Southbound on Eighth Line Road between Victoria Street and the Metcalfe Community Centre (2785 Eighth Line Road).   Sunday, December 10, 2017
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
Medium
Parade route restricted to named streets.  
21 
Special Event
Richmond Santa Claus Parade 
Parade staging - Cockburn Street between Burke Street and Ottawa Street; Parade begins – west on Ottawa Street between Cockburn Street and McBean Street, north on McBean Street between Cockburn Street and Perth Street, and east on Perth Street between McBean Street and the Richmond Memorial Community Centre (6095 Perth Street) – parade ends  Saturday, December 2, 2017
Parade staging (2 p.m. to 4 p.m.) and parade (3 p.m. to 6 p.m.) 
Low
Parade route restricted to the named streets 
6 
Special Event
Manotick Santa Claus Parade 
Parade begins – north on Doctor Leach Drive between the Manotick Community Centre (5572 Doctor Leach Drive) and Beaverwood Road, east on Beaverwood Road between Doctor Leach Drive and Scharfield Road, North on Scharfield Road between Beaverwood Road and Maple Avenue East on Maple Avenue between Scharfield Road and Manotick Main Street; south on Manotick Main Street between Maple Avenue and Eastman Avenue, west on Eastman Avenue between Manotick Main Street and Potter Drive, west on Potter Drive between Eastman Avenue and Doctor Leach Drive, and north on Doctor Leach Drive between Beaverwood Road and the Manotick Community Centre (5572 Doctor Leach Drive)  Saturday, December 2, 2017
12:45 p.m. to 3 p.m.  
Low
Parade route restricted to the named streets 
21 
Construction
Road construction 
Alta Vista Drive between Cluny Street and Valour Drive  Monday, August 21 to Friday, December 15, 2017
 
Low
Traffic controlled by flag persons to provide construction vehicle access 
18 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Broadhead Avenue between Clare Street and Iona Street  Tuesday, August 1 to Wednesday, December 20, 2017
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
15 
Construction
Building construction 
Champagne Avenue between Beech Street and Hickory Street  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 to Wednesday, March 28, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Removal and installation of rooftop units at 331 Cooper Street 
Cooper Street from Metcalfe Street to O’Connor Street  Saturday, November 25, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Dynes Road westbound between Fisher Avenue and Morley Boulevard  Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, December 1, 2017
 
Low
Westbound lanes closed 
16 
Construction
Road Rehabilitation 
for Fallowfield Road from Merivale Road to Prince of Wales Drive  Saturday, November 25, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Capital Project ISD16-5138 
Fourth Avenue from O’Connor Street to Queen Elizabeth Driveway  Tuesday, November 21, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Road construction 
Friel Street from Wilbrod Street to Laurier Avenue E  Monday, November 20, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Installation and connection of new water, storm sewer and sanitary services 
Gerry Lalonde Drive between Trigoria Crescent and Brian Coburn Drive   Monday, November 20 to Tuesday, November 28, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Gladwin Crescent between Lancaster Road and Bourassa Street  Monday, November 13 to Friday, November 24, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Pavement investigation for future rehabilitation works 
Highway 174 westbound between Blair Road and Highway 417  Sunday, November 19 to Friday, November 24, 2017
11 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly 
Low
Road closed  
11 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Highway 417 - From 0.5 km east of Panmure Road to 0.5 km west of Kinburn Side Road   Monday, October 16 to Thursday, November 30, 2017
 
Low
Traffic will encounter single lane closures. Speeds reduced to 80 kilometres per hour 
5 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Highway 417 westbound east of the Split to Highway 174 eastbound   Sunday, June 28, 2015 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
Ramp closed. Motorists are encouraged to use Innes Road as a detour 
11 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Hurdman Station Multi-use pathways  Friday, October 23, 2015 to Monday, January 8, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Imperial Avenue between Chamberlain Avenue and Renfrew Avenue  Tuesday, April 18 to Friday, December 1, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Iona Street between Kensington Avenue and Broadhead Avenue  Tuesday, August 1 to Wednesday, December 20, 2017
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
15 
Construction
Left turn from eastbound Laurier Avenue to King Avenue northbound  
Laurier Avenue at King Edward Avenue  Sunday, April 24, 2016 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
Left turn from eastbound Laurier Avenue to King Avenue northbound no longer permitted 
12 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Lees Avenue on-ramp (Eastbound)  Thursday, June 13, 2013 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
On-ramp closed – signage in place 
11 
Construction
Loretta Avenue South reconstruction 
Loretta Avenue South between Carling Avenue and Young Street  Wednesday, June 14 to Friday, December 1, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Watermain replacement 
Maplehurst Avenue between Carling Avenue and Birchdale Avenue  Monday, August 21 to Friday, December 29, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Installation of new sanitary trunk sewer 
Martin Street from Cockburn Street to Fortune Street  Monday, October 30, 2017 to Tuesday, July 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
21 
Construction
Miscellaneous surface drainage and network improvements 
McKenna Casey Drive between Moodie Drive and Strandherd Drive  Monday, November 13 to Friday, November 24, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
3, 21 
Construction
Road widening and new traffic signals 
Mitch Owens Road and Manotick Station  Tuesday, October 24 to Monday, November 20, 2017
 
Low
Road construction all day - lane closures during off peak 
20 
Construction
Area of roadway being used to store construction materials and equipment for jobsite 
Monk Street between Thornton Avenue and Fifth Avenue  Monday, November 6, 2017 to Wednesday, January 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed. However, road will be reopened for November 26 and December 16 weekends to accommodate special events 
17 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Neil Ave. from McCooeye Lane to Stittsville Main Street   Sunday, October 15 to Friday, December 1, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
6 
Construction
Final phase East Transit Detour 
Nicholas Street between Laurier Avenue and Hwy. 417  Sunday, April 24, 2016 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
Nicholas Street will be reduced to one general traffic lane northbound and will be marked with a northbound reserved bus lane between Highway 417 and Laurier Avenue. Buses will also use Nicholas Street in the southbound direction in either of the two traffic lanes, with a reserved bus lane beginning at the 417 Eastbound on-Ramp. Motorists should plan out alternate routes in advance and encouraged to avoid the area if possible.  
12 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
O’Connor Street between Wellington Street and Queen Street, and intersection of O’Connor Street and Queen Street   Monday, November 9, 2015 to Sunday, December 31, 2017
 
High
Lane and intersection reductions in effect. One lane on O’Connor Street will remain open to motorists and cyclists at all times. One sidewalk will remain open to pedestrians at all times, but there may be intermittent closures on the east side. Please follow signed detours 
12, 14 
Construction
O-Train Confederation Line Light Rail (LRT) Transit project - Queen Street renewal 
Queen Street between Bank Street and O’Connor Street  Saturday, June 24, 2017 to Wednesday, January 31, 2018
5 p.m., Saturday, June 24 to 5 p.m., Friday, December 1 
Medium
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
14 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
Queen Victoria Street between Stanley Avenue and Crichton Street  Monday, March 20, 2017 to Tuesday, March 20, 2018
 
Low
Road closure in effect 
13 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Renfrew Avenue between Percy Street and Lyon Street  Tuesday, April 18 to Friday, December 1, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Renfrew Avenue between Percy Street and Bronson Avenue  Tuesday, April 18 to Friday, December 1, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project - Rideau Sreet Station 
Rideau Street between Sussex Drive and Dalhousie Street  Wednesday, October 19, 2016 to Tuesday, July 31, 2018
 
Medium
Cars and cyclists are still not permitted on this portion of Rideau Street until the O-Train Confederation Line begins operating in 2018. However, it is now open to bus and taxi traffic. Pedestrian access to businesses and residences remains open as usual. 
12 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
River Lane between Union Street and Keefer Street  Monday, March 20, 2017 to Tuesday, March 20, 2018
 
Low
Street closure in effect, however, during closure River Lane will be converted to permit two-way traffic 
13 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Scott Street/Albert Street between Smirle Avenue and Empress Avenue   Monday, July 6, 2015 to Wednesday, May 30, 2018
 
Medium
Long term lane reductions to accommodate new bus only lanes, Scott Street and Albert Street have been reduced to one eastbound lane and one westbound lane at all times  
15 
Construction
Repair work on a Bell underground structure 
St. Joseph Boulevard between Gabriel Street and Maisonneuve Street  Thursday, November 16 to Friday, December 15, 2017
 
Medium
St. Joseph Boulevard reduced to one lane in the westbound direction. Sidewalk will also be closed and pedestrians will be detoured to the other side of the street. Access to adjacent residences and businesses will be maintained at all times 
1, 2 
Construction
To facilitate construction of an adjacent development 
St. Patrick Street westbound between Beausoleil Drive and King Edward Avenue   Monday, June 19, 2017 to Sunday, December 30, 2018
 
Medium
Lane reductions in effect. Low impact for cyclists, pedestrians and Transit.  
12 
Construction
Connecting new services at 15 & 17 Tierney Dr 
Tierney Drive from Woodroffe Avenue to Heritage Glen Drive  Wednesday, November 22 to Tuesday, November 28, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
3 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Trigoria Crescent between Nacaret Street and Gerry Lalonde Drive  Wednesday, November 29 to Friday, December 8, 2017
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Waller Street between Laurier Avenue East and Nicholas Street  Friday, July 26, 2013 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
12 

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