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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special event
Jeux du Réseau des élèves du CECCE  
Carrière Street between Orléans Boulevard and Belcourt Boulevard  Thursday, May 23, 2019
10 am to 6 : 30 pm 
Low
Restricted to sidewalk 
1 
Special event
Community Festival of the Madonna 
Fisher Avenue between Normandy Crescent North and Falaise Road  Friday, May 24 to Sunday, May 26, 2019
Friday, 6 pm to 1 am; Saturday 6 pm to 1 am; Sunday 8 am to 11 pm 
Medium
Road closed 
16 
Special event
Glebe Sidewalk Sale 
Bank Street between Powell Avenue and Holmwood Avenue; Bank Street between Strathcona Avenue and Rosebery Avenue; Rosebery Avenue between Bank Street and 27 meters west of Bank Street; First Avenue between Bank Street and O’Connor Street, and Second Avenue between Lyon Street and O’Connor Street.   Saturday, May 25, 2019
5 am to 3 pm 
Low
Restricted to sidewalk 
17 
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, May 25, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
Religious Procession -Santacruzan 
Olmstead Street between Montreal Road and Jeanne Mance Street; Jeanne Mance Street between Olmstead Street and Lajoie Street; Lajoie Street between Jeanne Mance Street and Montreal Road; Montreal Road between Lajoie Street and Olmstead Street, Olmstead Street between Montreal Road and Jeanne Mance Street; Jeanne Mance Street between Olmstead Street and Lajoie Street; Lajoie Street between Jeanne Mance Street and Montreal Road; Montreal Road between Lajoie Street and Olmstead Street, Olmstead Street between Montreal Road and Jeanne Mance Street; Jeanne Mance Street between Olmstead Street and Lajoie Street; Lajoie Street between Jeanne Mance Street and Montreal Road; Montreal Road between Lajoie Street and Olmstead Street,   Sunday, May 26, 2019
2 to 3 pm 
Low
Restricted to sidewalk 
12 
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, June 1, 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, June 8, 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, June 15, 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, June 22, 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, June 29, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Anderson Street between Booth Street and Rochester Street  Wednesday, May 8 to Wednesday, May 15, 2019
 
Low
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 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
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Borbridge Avenue between Mareth Way and Southbridge Street  Monday, April 15 to Friday, June 14, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
22 
Construction
Bronson Avenue Reconstruction 
Bronson Avenue between Arlington Avenue and Chamberlain Avenue  Monday, May 20 to Thursday, August 29, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Burnside Avenue between Parkdale Avenue and Forward Avenue  Monday, June 3 to Friday, June 7, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Construction on Highway 417 
Carling Avenue westbound off-ramp from Highway 417  Monday, April 22, 2019
For approximately 4 weeks 
Medium
Ramp closed 
16 
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
Emergency Culvert Replacement 
Carp Road between Kinburn Side Road and Styles Side Road  Monday, May 27 to Friday, May 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
5 
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
Capital Project - Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) 
Cumberland Street between Stewart Street and Wilbrod Street  Monday, January 7 to Friday, May 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Staging area  
Carruthers Avenue between Scott Street and Ladouceur Street  Saturday, May 4 to Monday, June 10, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Replacement of culvert 
Devine Road between Dunning Road and Rockdale Road  Monday, May 27 to Friday, May 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Replacement of hydro poles 
Dickens Avenue between Holt Crescent and Pleasant Park Road  Wednesday, May 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Draper Avenue between Morrison Drive and Cornell Street  Saturday, June 8 to Sunday, June 23, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
8 
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
Replacement of culvert 
Dunning Road between Sarsfield Road and Magladry Road  Tuesday, July 23 to Tuesday, July 30, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
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 northbound lane on Elgin Street is closed from Somerset Street West to Nepean Street. McLeod Street will be closed from Cartier to Metcalfe and Lewis Street will be closed from Cartier Street to Jack Purcell Lane The exit from the City Hall parking garage to Elgin Street remains open, with northbound access to Elgin Street.  
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
Installation of a mobile crane 
Havelock Street between Greenfield Avenue and Concord Street  Thursday, May 23, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Replacement of hydro poles 
Hawthorne Road between Hunt Club Road and Blais Road  Saturday, June 15 to Sunday, June 16, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
10 
Construction
Guiderail Program 
Highwat 174 between Kinsella Drive to Old Montreal Road  Wednesday, May 22, 2019
From 9 am to 3 pm 
Low
Lane Reduction 
19 
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
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
Replacement of hydro poles 
Holt Crescent between Adams Avenue and Adams Avenue  Tuesday, May 21, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Elgin Street renewal project 
Jack Purcell Lane between Frank Street and Lewis Street  Wednesday, May 15 to Friday, June 7, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Repair of broken conduit in the roadway 
James Street between Lyon Street and Kent Street  Thursday, May 16 to Friday, May 17, 2019
 
Low
Converted to permit 2-way traffic 
14 
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
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
Bridge Rehabilitation 
McBean Street between Strachan Street and Royal York Street  Wednesday, May 22 to Friday, May 24, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
21 
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
Connecting new services 
Morley Boulevard between Wilshire Avenue and Sanford Avenue  Monday, May 6 to Friday, May 17, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
16 
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
Bridge Repair 
Old Highway 17 between Kinburn Side Road and Galletta Side Road  Monday, June 11, 2018
Until August 2019 
Medium
Road closed 
5 
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 
Pansy Avenue between Carlyle Avenue and Seneca Street  Monday, April 29 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Parkdale Avenue between Emmerson Avenue and Burnside Avenue  Saturday, June 1 to Sunday, June 2, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
15 
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
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 
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 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
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 
13 
Construction
Replacement of culvert 
Sarsfield Road between Watson Road and Colonial Road  Tuesday, July 2 to Tuesday, July 9, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
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 
Seneca Street between Aylmer Avenue and Colonel By Drive  Monday, April 29 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Sherbourne Avenue between Carling Avenue and Byron Avenue  Thursday, April 25, 2019
Until July 2019 
High
Road Closed 
7 
Construction
Capital Project - Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel (CSST) 
Intersection of Slater Street at Kent Street  Monday, March 20, 2017
Until June 2019 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
14 
Construction
Crane installation 
Slater Street between O'Connor Street and Bank Street   Saturday, June 8, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
14 
Construction
Resurfacing 
St Joseph Boulevard between Montreal Road to Youville Drive; 100 m East of Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard South  Monday, May 6, 2019
Until October 2019 
Medium
Road Closed 
1 
Construction
Connecting new services 
St Laurent Boulevard between Conroy Road and Don Reid Drive  Tuesday, May 21 to Thursday, May 23, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
10 
Construction
Queen Elizabeth II Monument Relocation 
Sussex roundabout at Rideau Gate  Monday, March 18 to Friday, June 14, 2019
 
Medium
Lane reduction 
13 
Construction
Road work 
Timm Drive between Eagleson Road and Moodie Drive  Friday, May 10 to Friday, May 17, 2019
 
Low
Lane reductions 
8 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Tweedsmuir Avenue between Dovercourt Avenue and Currell Avenue  Monday, May 27 to Wednesday, May 29, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
15 
Construction
Capital Project - Baseline Watermain 
Valley Stream Drive between Baseline Road and Sandcastle Drive  Tuesday, May 21 to Monday, June 3, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
10 
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
Connecting new services 
Wayne Avenue between Aylen Avenue and Lockhart Avenue  Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
7 
Construction
Replacement of culvert 
Watson Road between Sarsfield Road and Dunning Road  Tuesday, July 2 to Tuesday, July 23, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
19 
Construction
Installation of a sanitary and storm sewers and a watermain 
Woodbine Place between Carlyle Avenue and Seneca Street  Monday, April 22 to Friday, June 28, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
17 

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