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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
March 
East on Wellington Street between Parliament Hill (Metcalfe Street entrance) and Elgin Street, south on Elgin Street between Wellington Street and Laurier Avenue, and east on Laurier Avenue between Elgin Street and City Hall.  Thursday, April 30, 2015
3 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
Low
March restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Construction
Sewer installation/LRT 
Albert Street between Preston Street and Bronson Avenue  Monday, January 26 to Friday, August 28, 2015
 
High
Albert Street reduced to one lane in each direction. Note: High impact for cyclists - Multi-use pathway (MUP) closed between Commissioner Street and Preston Street with signed detour route 
14 
Construction
General maintenance 
Alexandra Bridge - Gatineau bound lane  Monday, April 20 to Thursday, April 23, 2015
8 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
Medium
Lane closures in effect. Pedestrians and cyclists will not be affected by closures 
12 
Construction
Trim Road realignment project 
Antigonish Avenue at Old Montreal Road  Wednesday, April 29 to Saturday, April 25, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
1 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Avondale Avenue between Churchill Avenue and Melbourne Avenue  Thursday, April 23 to Friday, April 24, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Construction of Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Belfast Road between Tremblay Road and Trainyards Drive   Tuesday, May 20, 2014 to Monday, May 16, 2016
 
High
Road closed. Motorists are advised to detour on St. Laurent Boulevard. Signs have been posted advising the public of the detour. Pedestrian and cyclist access is maintained. Businesses in the area remain open as usual.  
18 
Construction
OLRT construction 
Belfast Road between Coventry Road and Tremblay Road  Thursday, January 15 to Saturday, September 5, 2015
 
High
Road and sidewalks closed. Motorists are advised to detour on St. Laurent Boulevard. Signs have been posted advising the public of the detour. 
13, 18 
Construction
The Confederation Line Light Rail Transit Project 
Booth Street between Albert Street and Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway  Sunday, December 21, 2014 to Monday, December 19, 2016
 
Medium
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
14 
Construction
Lebreton Flats Diversion Chamber and Albert Street Reconstruction 
Booth Street between Albert Street and Primrose Avenue  Monday, May 12, 2014 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
Medium
Road closed. Detour signage in place 
14 
Construction
Hydro work 
Bronson Avenue between Gladstone Avenue and Florence Street  Friday, April 11, 2014 to Sunday, October 11, 2015
 
Medium
Northbound lane reduction 
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
Connection of new site services 
Brulé Avenue between Bavlie Avenue and Rockingham Avenue  Monday, April 27 to Tuesday, April 28, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Road closure by contractor - Safety reasons  
City Centre Avenue at 1010 Somerset Street West   Monday, February 16 to Tuesday, June 30, 2015
 
Low
Road closed for safety measures 
14 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Reconstruction 
Cloverdale Avenue between Fairview Avenue and Mariposa Avenue  Monday, April 27 to Friday, May 29, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Signal installation 
Colonel By Drive at Clegg Street  Sunday, April 13, 2014 to Friday, June 26, 2015
 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions 
17 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Colonial Road between 700 metres west of Frank Kenny Road and Kenny Road  Sunday, May 11, 2014 to Tuesday, June 30, 2015
 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions 
19 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up for hydro pole replacement 
Connecticut Avenue between Michigan Avenue and Ryder Street  Tuesday, April 29, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Road bed reconstruction  
Coventry Road between Belfast Road and St. Laurent Boulevard   Tuesday, April 7 to Wednesday, July 1, 2015
 
Medium
Road reduced to one lane in each direction 
13 
Construction
Connection of new site services 
Crestview Road between Fairbanks Avenue and Ronald Avenue  Wednesday, April 22 to Thursday, April 23, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Connection of new site services 
Dairy Drive between Trim Road and South Frontage  Sunday, May 4, 2014 to Friday, May 8, 2015
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
1 
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
Signal installation 
Echo Drive at Clegg Street  Monday, April 13 to Tuesday, June 30, 2015
 
Low
Road closed. No detours – emergency vehicle access maintained at all times. 
17 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Edison Avenue between Kenwood Avenue and Dovercourt Avenue  Thursday, April 9 to Wednesday, August 26, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Edison Avenue between Ravenhill Avenue and Kenwood Avenue  Friday, June 19 to Wednesday, September 16, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Reconstruction 
Fairview Avenue between Cloverdale Road and Sylvan Avenue   Monday, May 11 to Friday, June 12, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Gordon Murdock Road between Osgoode Main Street and Dalmeny Road  Sunday, May 11, 2014 to Wednesday, May 20, 2015
 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions 
20 
Construction
Connection of new site services 
Great Lakes Avenue between Maritime Way and Canadian Shield Avenue  Monday, April 20 to Friday, April 24, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
4 
Construction
Hydro crossing 
Greenbank Road between Banner Road and Bellman Drive/Bateman Drive   Thursday, April 23 to Friday, May 1, 2015
 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions 
9 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Gregoire Road between Marionville Road and Carleton Corner Lane  Sunday, May 11, 2014 to Wednesday, May 20, 2015
 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions 
20 
Construction
Construction on Rapid Lift Preparation for new bridge replacement  
Highway 417 eastbound off-ramp at Kent Street   Wednesday, April 15 to Tuesday, June 2, 2015
 
Medium
Ramp reduced to one lane 
14, 17 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up for hydro pole replacement 
Hyde Street between Standstead Road and Provost Drive  Thursday, April 23, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
16 
Construction
Widening of Innes Road to construct an additional eastbound lane to accommodate Confederation Line LRT construction 
Innes Road between Highway 417 and Blair Road  Monday, April 27 to Wednesday, September 30, 2015
 
Medium
Lane reductions in effect 
1, 2, 19 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Irving Place between Sherwood Drive and Carling Avenue   Thursday, April 16 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Preliminary bridge work associated with Rapid Lift Replacement of Kent Street overpass 
Kent Street between Chamberlain Avenue and Catherine Street  Tuesday, April 21 to Monday, June 8, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Kenwood Avenue between Churchill Avenue and Melbourne Avenue   Monday, June 1 to Wednesday, June 3, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Reconstruction 
Kinzua Road between Buena Vista Road and Park Road  Wednesday, April 15 to Tuesday, May 12, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Laurentian Place between Fairmont Avenue and Irving Place   Thursday, April 16 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
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
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Lynwood Avenue between Fern Avenue and Beech Street  Thursday, April 16 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Construction – Light Rail 
Lyon Street between Sparks Street and Albert Street  Monday, May 4, 2015 to Sunday, July 31, 2016
 
Medium
Lyon Street reduced to two lanes 
14 
Construction
Macdonald-Cartier Bridge Rehabilitation Project - lane modifications during construction work 
Macdonald-Cartier Bridge   Friday, March 27 to Monday, November 30, 2015
 
Medium
Lane reductions as follows: Monday to Friday, from 6 to 9:30 a.m. (morning peak hours)—three Ottawa bound lanes and two Gatineau-bound lanes will be open. Monday to Friday, from 3 to 7 p.m. (afternoon peak hours) —two Ottawa bound lanes and three Gatineau-bound lanes will be open. During off-peak hours in the morning and afternoon, two lanes will be open in each direction.  
12 
Construction
Utility work 
Main Street between Lees Avenue and Hazel Street   Saturday, November 22, 2014 to Tuesday, May 19, 2015
 
Medium
Lane reductions 
17 
Construction
Utility work 
Main Street between Lees Avenue and Hawthorne Avenue   Tuesday, February 17 to Tuesday, May 19, 2015
 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions 
17 
Construction
Utility work 
Main Street at Clegg Street  Tuesday, April 7 to Tuesday, May 19, 2015
 
Medium
Lane reductions 
17 
Construction
Utility work 
Main Street between Riverdale Avenue and Smyth Road  Monday, April 27 to Monday, June 15, 2015
 
Medium
Lane reductions 
17 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Marionville Road between 40 metres ouest of Gregoire Road and Gregoire Road  Sunday, May 11, 2014 to Friday, May 22, 2015
 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions 
20 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Reconstruction 
Mariposa Avenue between Glenwood Avenue and Roxborough Avenue  Monday, April 27 to Friday, May 29, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Mark Avenue between North River Road and Greensway Avenue  Sunday, April 13, 2014 to Monday, May 11, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Connection of new site services 
McGillivray Street between McNaughton Avenue and Merritt Avenue  Monday, April 27 to Tuesday, April 28, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
McNeely Road between Russell Road and 370 metres north of Russell Road  Sunday, May 11, 2014 to Wednesday, May 20, 2015
 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions 
19 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up for hydro pole replacement 
Michigan Avenue between Connecticut Avenue and Ryder Street   Wednesday, April 29, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Reconstruction 
Minto Place between Willingdon Road and Park Road  Tuesday, April 28 to Thursday, May 7, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Intersection improvements 
Mitch Owens Road at Albion Road  Monday, April 27 to Tuesday, June 30, 2015
 
Low
Lane narrowings 
20 
Construction
Rideau Centre Expansion 
Nicholas Street between Rideau Street and Besserer Street   Monday, January 20, 2014 to Monday, February 29, 2016
 
Low
Northbound lane closed 
12 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Nixon Drive between Osgoode Main Street and Duffy Street  Sunday, May 11, 2014 to Monday, May 18, 2015
 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions 
20 
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
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Oakvale Avenue between Lynwood Avenue and Bayswater Avenue  Thursday, April 16 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Guiderail repair 
Ottawa Road 174 between Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard and Champlain Street  Tuesday, April 28, 2015
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Medium
Eastbound left lane closed 
1, 2 
Construction
Highway 417 overpass rehabilitation 
Parkdale Avenue between Westmount Avenue and Hwy 417 eastbound off-ramp  Monday, April 27 to Monday, September 28, 2015
7 p.m. to 7 a.m. 
Medium
Parkdale reduced nightly to one lane in each direction 
15 
Construction
Connection of new site services 
Parr Avenue between Brierwood Avenue and Golden Avenue  Sunday, April 27, 2014 to Friday, May 1, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Highway 417 - transit improvement project  
Pinecrest on-ramp to South West Transitway (Eastbound) - Pinecrest Road and Woodroffe Avenue   Sunday, April 13, 2014 to Sunday, September 27, 2015
 
High
On-ramp closed intermittently overnight – detour and signage in place  
7, 8 
Construction
Spring maintenance work to Pretoria Bridge for 2015 season 
Pretoria Bridge - (Hawthorne Avenue) between Colonel By Drive and Queen Elizabeth   Saturday, May 3, 2014
7 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
High
Bridge closed to all vehicular traffic. Pedestrian and cyclist acess will be maintained. 
17 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Princeton Avenue between Churchill Avenue and Melbourne Avenue   Monday, April 27 to Wednesday, April 29, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Landscaping 
Princess Louise Drive between Charlemagne Boulevard West and Charlemagne Boulevard East  Sunday, May 18, 2014 to Tuesday, May 26, 2015
 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions 
20 
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
Rideau Centre Expansion 
Rideau Street eastbound between Sussex Drive and William Street  Monday, February 3, 2014 to Monday, February 29, 2016
 
Medium
Eastbound reduced to single shared use lane 
12 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Rockdale Road between 200 metres south of Hwy 417 and Forced Road  Thursday, April 24, 2014 to Friday, May 29, 2015
 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions 
19 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up for hydro pole replacement 
Ryder Street between Michigan Avenue and Connecticut Avenue  Tuesday, April 29, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Sherry Lane between Gary Avenue and Gary Avenue  Monday, April 6 to Wednesday, July 15, 2015
 
Low
Street closure in effect 
9 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
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  Monday, April 6 to Wednesday, July 15, 2015
 
Low
Street closures in effect 
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
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
Construction – Concrete sidewalks and granite curbs 
St. Patrick Street between Parent Street and Sussex Drive  Tuesday, April 21 to Sunday, June 28, 2015
 
Medium
St. Patrick Street reduced to one lane in each direction 
12 
Construction
Connection of new site services 
St. Paul Avenue between Bank Street and Banff Avenue  Monday, April 28 to Wednesday, April 30, 2014
 
Low
Road closed 
16 
Construction
Road widening 
Strandherd Drive between Hwy 416 and Kennevale Drive   Monday, April 6 to Saturday, August 1, 2015
 
Medium
Road reduced to one lane in each direction 
3 
Construction
Construction – Concrete sidewalks and granite curbs 
Sussex Drive between St. Patrick Street and King Edward Avenue  Tuesday, April 21 to Sunday, June 28, 2015
 
Medium
Sussex Drive reduced to one lane in each direction 
12 
Construction
Connection of new site services 
Third Avenue between Lyon Street South and Bank Street  Sunday, April 20 to Thursday, April 24, 2014
 
Low
Street closed 
17 
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
Road, Sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Tudor Place between North River Road and Wayling Avenue  Monday, April 13 to Tuesday, June 16, 2015
 
Low
Street closed 
12 
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
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 Saturday, October 31, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on south side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
15 
Construction
Valve chamber replacement (watermain) 
Westminster Avenue between Skead Street and Richmond Road  Monday, March 16 to Friday, May 15, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Highway 417 overpass rehabilitation 
Westmount Avenue between Hwy 417 westbound off-ramp and Parkdale Avenue   Monday, April 27 to Monday, September 28, 2015
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Medium
Westmount reduced to one lane during off-peak hours  
15 
Construction
Permament closure  
Intersection of Woodroffe Avenue and Prince of Wales Drive  Wednesday, October 22, 2014
 
Low
Intersection is permanently closed and through traffic is no longer be permitted. Motorists can access both roads by using Strandherd Drive. 
22 
Construction
Road reconstruction 
Youville Drive between St. Joseph Boulevard and Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard  Monday, April 20 to Friday, May 29, 2015
7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Medium
Lane reductions in effect  
1 

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