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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
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, November 16, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
Help Santa Toy Parade 
Laurier Avenue between Ottawa City Hall and Bank Street; Bank Street between Laurier Avenue and Lansdowne Park  Saturday, November 16, 2019
11 am to 2 pm 
High
Road closed 
12, 14, 17 
Special event
Kanata Santa Claus Parade 
Castlefrank Road between Terry Fox and Abbeyhill drives; and Abbeyhill Drive between Castlefrank Road and Hazeldean Mall  Saturday, November 16, 2019
10 am to noon 
Medium
Road closed 
4, 5, 6, 21, 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, November 23, 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, November 30, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Construction
Installation of gas main 
Albert Street between Lyon Street and Bronson Avenue; Bay Street between Slater and Queen streets  Friday, November 15 to Sunday, November 24, 2019
Weekends only 
Medium
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Aylmer Avenue between Seneca Street and Canal Woods Terrace  Monday, April 29 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
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
Asphalt Overlay 
Beausejour Drive between Orléans Boulevard and Orléeans Boulevard  Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Until October 2019 
Low
Intermittent lane closures 
2 
Construction
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Brian Good Avenue between Summerhill Street and Guemsey Place  Monday, November 11 to Wednesday, December 18, 2019
 
Medium
Road closed 
22 
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
Connecting new services 
Carlyle Avenue between Pansy Avenue and Dead End  Monday, April 29 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Carruthers Avenue between Lyndale and Stonehurst avenues  Monday, November 11 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Chapel Street between Osgoode and Somerset streets  Thursday, November 14 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
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
Decommissioning service tunnels 
Daniel McCann Street between Booth and Lebreton streets  Thursday, November 7 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Deerfox Drive between Woodroffe Avenue and Beatrice Drive  Monday, November 18 to Friday, November 29, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
3 
Construction
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Denver Avenue between Orlando Avenue and Tampa Avenue  Tuesday, August 6 to Friday, December 6, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Downing Street between Seneca Street and Carlyle Avenue  Tuesday, May 21 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Elgin Street renewal project 
Elgin Street  Monday, January 7, 2019
 
High
See the Elgin Street project page for all of the current traffic impacts. The exit from the City Hall parking garage to Elgin Street remains open, with northbound access to Elgin Street.  
14 
Construction
Watermain rehabilitation 
Florence Street between Bank and Kent Street  Monday, November 4 to Friday, December 20, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Trunk Rehabilitation 
Foley Avenue between Dakota Avenue and St Laurent Boulevard  Saturday, April 20 to Friday, December 20, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Watermain and street modifications 
Fraser Avenue southbound between Richmond Road and Byron Avenue  Monday, September 16 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Culvert renewals 
Garlandside Road between Devine Road and Russland Road  Monday, December 2 to Monday, December 9, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Gordon Street between Newton Street and Holmwood Avenue  Monday, November 25 to Wednesday, November 27, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
MTO Project 
Hwy 417 westbound off-ramp will be reduced to one lane and Innes Road Westbound reduced to one lane in each direction between Star Top Road and Cyrville Road.   Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Until June 2021 
High
Lane closures in effect 
2 
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
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
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Hogan Street bewteen Wigan Avenue and Meadowlands Drive  Monday, August 12 to Sunday, December 1, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Lenester Avenue between Mooney Avenue and Maplecrest Avenue  Monday, November 4 to Thursday, November 14, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
Elgin Street renewal project 
Lisgar Street between Elgin Street and Metcalfe Street  Monday, April 1 to Tuesday, December 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Installation of services 
Livery Street between Palfrey Way and Asturcon Street  Wednesday, October 23 to Friday, December 20, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
6 
Construction
Trillium Multi Use Patway 
Louisa Street to Young Street  Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Until December 2019 
High
Pathway closed 
14, 15 
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
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
McLeod Street between Bronson Avenue and Lyon Street  Sunday, June 10 to Thursday, December 20, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Replacement of culverts 
Milton Road between Russell Road and Perrault Road  Friday, November 22 to Monday, November 25, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Development 
Monk Street between Holmwood Avenue and Thornton Avenue  Monday, June 3, 2019 to Sunday, March 1, 2020
 
Medium
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Asphalt Overlay 
Neil Avenue between Stittsville Main Street and McCooeye Lane  Monday, November 4 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
6 
Construction
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Ness Street between Ashburn Drive and Meadowlands Drive  Monday, August 12 to Saturday, November 30, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Replacement of hydro poles 
Oakdale Avenue between Scott Street and Mailes Avenue  Tuesday, November 19, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Orlando Avenue between Denver Avenue and Wesmar Avenue  Tuesday, August 6 to Friday, December 6, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Old Carriage Court between Dow Street North and Dow Street South  Tuesday, August 6 to Thursday, October 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
20 
Construction
Culvert Replacements 
O'Toole Road between Innes Road and Wilhaven Drive  Wednesday, October 30 to Tuesday, November 12, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
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
Asphalt Overlay 
Page Road between Montpelier Place and Innes Road  Monday, July 22, 2019
Until October 2019 
Low
Intermittent lane closures 
2 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Pansy Avenue between Carlyle Avenue and Seneca Street  Monday, April 29 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Bronson Avenue Reconstruction 
Plymouth Avenue between Bronson Avenue and Cambridge Street  Monday, May 20 to Friday, December 6, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
NCC Project 
Portage Bridge  Tuesday, November 12 to Wednesday, November 20, 2019
between 9:30 am to 2:30 pm 
Medium
One lane closed in both direction 
12 
Construction
Bay Street Cyling Facility 
Queen Street between Bay Street and Bronson Avenue  Monday, November 4 to Friday, November 22, 2019
 
Medium
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
Queen Victoria Street between Stanley Avenue and Crichton Street  Monday, March 20, 2017 to Tuesday, December 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed at River Lane 
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
Watermain and street modifications 
Redwood Avenue northbound between Richmond Road and Keenan Avenue  Monday, September 16 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Replacement of culverts 
Regimbald Road between Frank Kenny and O'Toole roads  Wednesday, November 6 to Tuesday, November 12, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Replacement of culverts 
Regimbald Road between Frank Kenny and O'Toole roads  Wednesday, November 27 to Tuesday, December 3, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
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
Asphalt Overlay 
Ridgebrook Drive between Meadowbrook Road and Northdale Street  Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Until October 2019 
Low
Intermittent lane closures 
11 
Construction
Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) Project 
River Lane between Union Street and Keefer Street  Monday, March 20, 2017 to Tuesday, December 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed at Queen Victoria and converted to two-way traffic between the construction site and Union Street/Keefer Street  
13 
Construction
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Sandhill Road between Billingham Crescent and Klondike Road  Monday, October 21 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
4 
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
Culvert renewals 
Second Line Road between Carsonby Road and Phelan Road  Monday, November 11 to Wednesday, November 20, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
21 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Seneca Street between Aylmer Avenue and Colonel By Drive  Monday, April 29 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
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
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Spratt Road between Rideau Road and Earl Armstrong Road  Wednesday, September 25 to Wednesday, December 18, 2019
 
Medium
Road Closed 
22 
Construction
Mobile Crane 
Stirling Avenue between Armstrong and Scott streets; Ladouceur Street between Pinhey Street and Carruthers Avenue  Tuesday, December 3 to Wednesday, December 4, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
15 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Sullivan Avenue between Viewmont Drive and Parker Avenue  Tuesday, September 3 to Tuesday, December 31, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
8 
Construction
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Tampa Avenue between Denver Avenue and Wesmar Avenue  Tuesday, August 6 to Friday, December 6, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
18 
Construction
Watermain rehabilitation 
Templeton Street between Range Road and Chapel Street  Tuesday, September 10 to Sunday, December 1, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
12 
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 

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