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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special event
Ottawa Women's March 
West on Wellington Street between Parliament Hill and Bank Street and South on Bank Street between Wellington Street and Lansdowne Park  Saturday, January 19, 2019
11:15 am to 1:15 pm 
Low
Restricted to sidewalk 
14, 17 
Special event
Senators home games 
Frank Finnigan Way between Cyclone Taylor Way and Palladium Drive; Huntmar Road (southbound) between Cyclone Taylor Way and Campeau Drive; Huntmar Road (northbound) between Maple Grove Road and the CTC Centre Lot 4 exit  Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Frank Finnigan Way: Beginning at 6 pm until 30 minutes prior to conclusion of the game Huntmar Road (southound): 30 minutes prior to the conclusion of the game Huntmar Road (northbound): 45 minutes prior to the conclusion of the game  
Medium
Road closed 
4, 5, 6, 23 
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 2, 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, February 9, 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, February 16, 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, February 23, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
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
Carling Multi-Use Pathway Renewal 
Multi-use Pathway adjacent to Carling Avenue between Crystal Beach Road and east of Holly Acres Road  Thursday, July 26, 2018
Until mid-September  
Low
Outer westbound lane may be impacted during off-peak hours 
7 
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  Monday, January 14 to Friday, January 25, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Connaught Avenue between Elmhurst Avenue and Sackville Street  Wednesday, January 9 to Friday, January 11, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Capital Project - Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) 
Cumberland Street between Steward Street and Wilbrod Street  Monday, January 7 to Friday, March 1, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
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. The exit from the City Hall parking garage to Elgin Street remains open, with northbound access to Elgin Street.  
14 
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
Grading, drainage, hot mix paving and electrical 
Highway 416 - from 2.4 kilometres south of to 2.8 kilometres north of Fallowfield Road (Interchange 66); Fallowfield Road - from 0.4 kilometres east of to 0.4 kilometres west of Highway 416  Monday, May 28, 2018
Until December 2018 
Medium
Lane closures 
3, 21 
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
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
Laurier Avenue East at Nicholas Street   Wednesday, January 9 to Sunday, March 17, 2019
 
Medium
Reduced by one lane eastbound. The eastbound cycling lane will also be closed. 
12 
Construction
Landscaping and restoration  
Lavergne Street between Garneau Street and Ste Monique Street; Garneau Street, Ferland Street, Joliette Avenue between Beachwood and Peres Blanc Avenue; Frechette Street and Ste Cecile Street between Beachwood and Peres Blanc Avenue  Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Mid-July 2018 
Low
These streets will have periodic temporary traffic detours around landscaping and restoration activities. Full road paving will occur in June 2018 with full road closures for short periods of time to permit paving. 
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
Mobile crane on the roadway 
Louisiana Avenue between Quinton Street and Bowman Road  Wednesday, January 16, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
McCarthy Road north of Plante Road  Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Until November 2018 
High
Intermittent lane closures 
8 
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
Road reconstruction and restoration 
Montfort Street between Baribeau Street and Marier Avenue; Perrier Avenue between Lavergne Street and Dufoed Street.  Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Anticipated completion date mid-September 2018 
Low
Ongoing full moving road closures with detours 
12 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Navaho Drive between Baseline Road and Sherman Drive and between Agincourt Road and Erindale Road  Monday, October 1, 2018
Until November 2018 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
8 
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
Road resurfacing 
Old Highway 17 between Kinburn Side Road and Galletta Side Road  Monday, June 11, 2018
Until August 2019 
Medium
Road closed 
5 
Construction
Road resurfacing 
Powell Avenue between Bank Street and Lyon Street  Tuesday, January 22 to Wednesday, January 23, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
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
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Queen Street between Bay Street and Kent Street  Monday, April 16, 2018
Until November 2018 
Medium
Queen Street reduced to one-way eastbound. Westbound detours in place 
14 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Queen Street between Metcalfe Street and O'Connor Street  Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Until November 2018 
Medium
Queen Street reduced to one-way westbound. Eastbound detours in place 
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
Road resurfacing 
Rideau Valley Drive South between Carter Road and 50m south of Lockhead Road East  Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Until November 2018 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
21 
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
Connecting new services 
Sherbrooke Avenue between Gladstone Avenue and Wellington Street  Monday, January 14 to Friday, January 25, 2019
 
Low
Road will be converted to permid 2-way traffic 
15 
Construction
Capital Project - Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) 
Intersection of Slater Street at Kent Street  Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Until June 2019 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
14 
Construction
Capital Project – Petrie Island Causeway Culvert Rehabilitation and Replacement 
Trim Road between Jeanne D'Arc Boulevard and dead end  Monday, October 1, 2018 to Friday, February 22, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
1 
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
Road resurfacing 
Woodkilton Road between Thomas A Dolan Parkway and Kinburn Side Road  Monday, August 13, 2018
Until October 2018 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
5 

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