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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
March 
Sidewalks – east on Wellington/Rideau Street between Parliament Hill (Metcalfe Street entrance) and Sussex Drive, and north on Sussex Drive between Rideau Street and George Street  Saturday, April 14, 2018
10:30 am to 11 am 
Low
March restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
Hike for Life  
Walk - east on Gloucester Street between the St. Patrick Basilica and Kent Street, north on Kent Street between Gloucester Street and Laurier Avenue, and east on Laurier Avenue between Kent Street and Queen Elizabeth Driveway. Participants will return to St. Patrick Basilica using the same route in reverse  Saturday, April 21, 2018
8 am to 1 pm 
Low
Walk restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
Emily's Run 
Holland Avenue (southbound lane) to the National Capital Commission Scenic Driveway, Tunis Avenue (full closure) between Fisher Avenue and the National Capital Commission Scenic Driveway, and Prince of Wales (traffic circle southbound lanes) to the National Capital Commission Scenic Driveway  Saturday, April 21, 2018
9:45 am to 10:30 am 
Low
Lane closures in effect 
9, 15, 16, 17 
Special Event
Turkish March and demonstration 
March – east on Wellington/Rideau Street between Parliament Hill and Cobourg Street, north on Cobourg Street between Rideau Street and Heney Street, and east on Heney Street between Cobourg Street and Heney Street (entrance to Macdonald Gardens Park) Demonstration – designated area in Macdonald Gardens Park (across from the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey)   Tuesday, April 24, 2018
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm 
Low
March and demonstration restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
Armenian March and demonstration 
March – east on Wellington/Rideau Street between Parliament Hill and Cobourg Street, north on Cobourg Street between Rideau Street and Heney Street, and east on Heney Street between Cobourg Street and Heney Street (entrance to Macdonald Gardens Park) Demonstration – designated area in Macdonald Gardens Park (across from the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey)   Tuesday, April 24, 2018
2 pm to 4 pm 
Low
March and demonstration restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
PoutineFest 
Most westerly curb lane of O'Connor Street between Sparks Street and Wellington Street  Thursday, April 26 to Sunday, April 29, 2018
9 am to 7 pm 
Low
Lane closure in effect 
12, 14 
Special Event
Walk for Hospice 
Walk – sidewalks – west on St. Patrick Street between the Centre de services Guigues and MacKenzie Avenue, south on MacKenzie Avenue between St. Patrick Street and Major’s Hill Park, east on Murray Street between Major’s Hill Park and Centre de services Guigues (159 Murray Street)  Sunday, May 6, 2018
10 am to noon 
Low
Walk restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Broadhead Avenue between Clare Street and Iona Street  Tuesday, May 1 to Monday, October 1, 2018
 
Low
Road closure in effect. 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 Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Roadway modifications and rehabilitation 
Deakin Street between Prince of Wales Drive and MacFarlane Road  Saturday, June 2 to Sunday, June 3, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Dynes Road Westbound between Prince of Wales Drive and Morley Boulevard  Monday, April 2 to Monday, July 9, 2018
 
Low
Westbound lane closed 
16 
Construction
Project to accommodate the first phase of Bell Canada infrastructure upgrades 
Elgin Street between McLeod Street and Waverley Street  Monday, March 12 to Wednesday, May 2, 2018
 
High
Elgin Street reduced to one lane in eash direction 
14 
Construction
Project to accommodate the first phase of Bell Canada infrastructure upgrades 
Elgin Street between McLeod Street and Waverley Street, and Frank Street between Elgin Street and Metcalfe Street  Monday, March 12 to Wednesday, May 2, 2018
 
High
Parking prohibited on named streets 
14 
Construction
Capital Project – Rideau Canal Crossing 
Fourth Avenue between O’Connor Street and Queen Elizabeth Driveway  Monday, April 16, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Project to accommodate the first phase of Bell Canada infrastructure upgrades 
West side - Frank Street and Elgin Street intersection  Monday, March 12 to Wednesday, May 2, 2018
 
High
Road closed to vehicles 
14 
Construction
Project to accommodate the first phase of Bell Canada infrastructure upgrades 
Frank Street between Elgin Street and Metcalfe Street  Monday, March 12 to Wednesday, May 2, 2018
 
High
Frank Street temporarily a two-way road. Access to Jack Purcell Lane maintained at all times 
14 
Construction
Project to accommodate the first phase of Bell Canada infrastructure upgrades 
West side - Gladstone Avenue and Elgin Street intersection  Monday, March 12 to Wednesday, May 2, 2018
 
High
Road reduced to one lane in each direction 
14 
Construction
Undertaking of construction activities, including the installation of a new watermain, sewers and road reinstatement 
Goulbourn Forced Road between and Keyrock Drive and Innovation Drive  Friday, February 9 to Tuesday, August 28, 2018
 
Medium
Road closure in effect. Signage in place. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternate routes  
4 
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 Summer 2018 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Iona Street between Island Park Drive and Hilson Avenue  Monday, April 9 to Sunday, October 28, 2018
 
Low
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
15 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Iona Street between Bevan Avenue and Dead End  Monday, April 9 to Friday, September 28, 2018
 
Low
Road closure in effect. 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  Tuesday, April 24 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
Left turn from eastbound Laurier Avenue to King Avenue northbound no longer permitted 
12 
Construction
Utility installation  
Laurier Avenue between O’Connor Street and Bank Street   Tuesday, March 27 to Friday, April 20, 2018
9 am to 3 pm 
High
Laurier Avenue West reduced to one lane with alternating traffic weekdays between 9 am and 3 pm. OPS and flagpersons on site directing traffic 
14 
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
Installation of new sanitary trunk sewer 
Martin Street between Cockburn Street and Fortune Street  Monday, October 30, 2017 to Tuesday, July 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
21 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up and equipment to facilitate installation of air conditioning units  
Metcalfe Street between Laurier Avenue and Gloucester Street  Saturday, April 21, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Staging of equipment and materials for new building construction  
Monk Street between Thornton Avenue and Fifth Avenue  Wednesday, April 18 to Tuesday, July 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Neil Avenue between McCooeye Lane and Stittsville Main Street   Friday, March 30 to Friday, April 13, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
6 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Nelson Street between Osgoode Street and Somerset Street East   Wednesday, April 11 to Wednesday, April 18, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Installation of sewer and water services  
Nepean Street between Metcalfe Street and O’Connor Street  Monday, April 16, 2018
 
High
Road closed 
14 
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
Construction of new condominium development 
Norfolk Avenue between Carling Avenue and Adeline Street  Thursday, February 15 to Monday, December 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Installation and connection of new sanitary, storm sewers and watermains 
Old Montreal Road between Cox Country Road and Famille-Laporte Avenue  Wednesday, April 27, 2016 to Thursday, May 17, 2018
 
Medium
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
19 
Construction
Roadway reconstruction and rehabilitation 
Old Tenth Line Road between St. Joseph Boulevard and Tenth Line Road  Monday, April 23 to Thursday, October 18, 2018
 
High
Lane closures in effect. Signed detours for vehicles and cyclists in place during the duration of the construction. A safe and accessible path of travel for all pedestrians is being maintained through and around the construction site  
1, 19 
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 Summer 2018 
Medium
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
14 
Construction
O-Train Confederation Line Light Rail (LRT) Transit project - Queen Street renewal 
Queen Street between Bank Street and O’Connor Street  Monday, April 9 to Monday, May 14, 2018
 
Medium
Road closure in effect. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure  
14 
Construction
Streetscaping 
Queen Street between Bay Street and Kent Street  Monday, April 16 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
Medium
Queen Street reduced to one-way eastbound. Westbound detours in place 
14 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
Queen Victoria Street between Stanley Avenue and Crichton Street  Monday, March 20, 2017 to Monday, December 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closure in effect 
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 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 Monday, December 31, 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
Manhole rehabilitation 
Somerset Street at Bayswater Avenue  Monday, April 9 to Monday, April 30, 2018
 
Medium
Lane reduction in effect 
15 
Construction
Watermain repairs and road reconstruction 
St. Joseph Boulevard between Bearbrook Road and Hart Road  Monday, January 29 to Friday, April 27, 2018
 
Medium
Lane reductions in effect. Eastbound traffic will be shifted to westbound lanes with one lane open in each direction. Speed limit through the work zone will be reduced. The eastbound stop for OC Transpo Route 31 will be relocated to the west of the work zone.  
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
Roadway reconstruction and rehabilitation 
Tenth Line Road between St. Joseph Boulevard and Innes Road  Monday, April 23 to Thursday, October 18, 2018
 
High
Lane closures in effect. Signed detours for vehicles and cyclists in place during the duration of the construction. A safe and accessible path of travel for all pedestrians is being maintained through and around the construction site  
1, 19 
Construction
Capital Project – Rideau Canal Crossing 
Third Avenue between O’Connor Street and Queen Elizabeth Driveway   Monday, April 23, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
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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