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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special event
Coldest Night of the Year Downtown 
Colonel By Drive between Shaw Centre and Wellington Street; Wellington Street between Colonel By Drive and Metcalfe Street; Metcalfe Street between Wellington Street and Albert Street; Albert Street between Metcalfe Street and Mackenize King Bridge; Mackenize King Bridge between Albert Street and Waller Street; Waller Street between Mackenize King Drive and Daly Avenue, and Daly Avenue between Waller Street and Shaw Centre   Saturday, February 22, 2020
4 pm to 8:30 pm 
Low
Restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special event
The Coldest Night of Year Walk for the Homeless 
Beausoleil Drive between York Public School (310 York Street) and Cobourg Street; Cobourg Street between Beausoleil Drive and Rideau Street; Rideau Street between Cobourg Street and Dalhousie Street; Dalhousie Street between Rideau Street and George Street; George Street between Dalhousie Street and ByWard Market Square; ByWard Market Square between George Street and York Street; York Street between ByWard Market Square and Sussex Drive; Sussex Drive between York Street and Murray Street; Murray Street between Sussex Drive and Dalhousie Street; Dalhousie Street between Murray Street and Rideau Street; Rideau Street between Dalhousie Street and Cobourg Street; Cobourg Street between Rideau Street and Beausoleil Drive, and Beausoleil Drive between Cobourg Street and York Public School.  Saturday, February 22, 2020
4 pm to 9 pm 
Low
Restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
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, February 22, 2020
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, February 29, 2020
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, March 7, 2020
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, March 14, 2020
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, March 21, 2020
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, March 28, 2020
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Construction
Replacement of hydro pole 
Argue Drive between Philip Drive and Goodwin Avenue  Wednesday, February 26, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Installation of a trunk sewer 
Bayfield Avenue between Herzberg Road and Carling Avenue  Monday, July 30, 2018 to Saturday, October 31, 2020
 
High
Road closed 
4 
Construction
Development construction 
Bronson Avenue between Gloucester Street and Nepean Street  Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Until December 2019 
Medium
One southbound lane reduction 
14 
Construction
Sewer rehabilitation 
Cambridge Street north between Cambridge Street and Somerset Street West  Monday, March 16 to Friday, November 27, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Installation of a mobile crane 
Cobourg Street between Rideau and Tormey streets  Friday, February 28, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Combined Sewer rehabilitation  
Christine Street between Bronson Avenue and Cambridge Street north  Tuesday, February 18 to Tuesday, June 16, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Repair a catch basin 
Colonnade Road south at Colonnade Road north  Saturday, February 22 to Sunday, February 23, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Removal of tower crane 
Crichton Street between Dufferin Road and Electric Street  Thursday, February 27, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
Cumberland Street between Stewart Street and Wilbrod Street  Monday, September 9, 2019 to Tuesday, June 30, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Draper Avenue between Morrison Drive and Cornell Street  Saturday, March 14 to Sunday, March 29, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
8 
Construction
Watermain rehabilitation 
Florence Street between Bank and Kent Street  Monday, November 4, 2019 to Monday, February 24, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Mobile Crane 
Gloucester Street between O'Connor Street and Metcalfe Street  Saturday, February 22, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
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
MTO Project 
Highway 417 and Ramsayville Road  Thursday, June 6, 2019
Until 2022 
Low
Lane Reductions 
10 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Hinchey Avenue between Scott Street and Lyndale Avenue  Wednesday, March 4 to Friday, March 13, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Repair watermain 
Kent Street between James Street and Gladstone Avenue  Monday, February 10 to Friday, March 13, 2020
 
High
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Culvert repairs 
Kerwin Road between Mowbray Street and Berry Side Road  Monday, February 10 to Friday, February 28, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
5 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Marlborough Avenue between Templeton and Somerset streets  Tuesday, March 3 to Friday, March 6, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Mayfield Avenue between Montgomery and McArthur avenues  Monday, February 17 to Friday, February 21, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
McLeod Street at Kent Street  Monday, June 4, 2018
Until Spring 2020 
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
Development 
Monk Street between Holmwood Avenue and Thornton Avenue  Monday, June 3, 2019 to Sunday, March 1, 2020
 
Medium
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Mutual Street between St. Laurent Boulevard and May Street  Monday, March 2 to Monday, March 16, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Rebuilding a manhole 
North River Road southbound between Montreal Road and Selkirk Street  Monday, January 6 to Friday, February 21, 2020
 
Medium
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Kanata South Links Capital Construction Project  
Old Richmond between Hope Side Road and West Hunt Club, & West Hunt Club between Old Richmond and 400m East of Moodie  Friday, February 1, 2019
Until November 2020 
Medium
Road closed 
8, 21, 23 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Orrin Avenue between Parkdale and MacFarlane avenues  Monday, February 17 to Friday, February 21, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Palace Street between Montreal Road and Selkirk Street  Monday, February 24 to Thursday, February 27, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Poplar Street between Preston and Rochester streets  Monday, February 24 to Friday, March 6, 2020
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
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
Replacement of hydro pole 
Riley Avenue between Placid and Tompkins streets  Tuesday, March 3 to Wednesday, March 4, 2020
 
Low
Road Closed 
8 
Construction
Replacement of hydro pole 
Sheldon Avenue between Tobin Avenue and Tompkins Street  Tuesday, February 25 to Wednesday, February 26, 2020
 
Low
Road Closed 
8 
Construction
Relocation of gas main  
Shirley's Brook Drive between March Road and Inverary Drive  Monday, February 24 to Friday, March 13, 2020
 
Medium
Road Closed 
4 
Construction
Capital Project - Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) 
Intersection of Slater Street at Kent Street  Sunday, January 15, 2017
Until spring 2020 
Medium
Lane reductions 
14 
Construction
Rehabilitation of 344 Wellington Street - West Building 
Sparks Street between Lyon Street and Bay Street  Monday, September 9, 2019 to Saturday, September 9, 2023
 
Low
Road Closed 
14 
Construction
Rideau River Flood Control 
Sussex Drive between Stanley and King Edward avenues  Saturday, February 29, 2020
 
Low
Road Closed 
12 
Construction
Installation of a mobile crane 
Westhaven Crescent a Clare Street  Wednesday, March 4, 2020
 
Low
Road Closed 
15 

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