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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special event
Thursty Pedaler 
Bank Street between Kunstadt Sports (680 Bank Street) and First Avenue; First Avenue between Bank Street and Lyon Street; Lyon Street between First Avenue and Third Avenue; Third Avenue between Lyon Street and Bank Street; Bank Street between Third Avenue and Fifth Avenue; Fifth Avenue between Bank Street and Monk Street; Monk Street between Fifth Avenue and Holmwood Avenue; Holmwood Avenue between Monk Street and Bank Street; Bank Street between Holmwood Avenue and Exhibition Way; Exhibition Way between Bank Street and Marche Way; Marche Way between Exhibition Way and Bank Street; Bank Street between Marche Way and Holmwood Avenue; Holmwood Avenue between Bank Street O’Connor Street; O’Connor Street between Holmwood Avenue and Strathcona Avenue; Strathcona Avenue between O’Connor Street and Metcalfe Street; Metcalfe Street between Strathcona Avenue and Pretoria Avenue; Pretoria Avenue between Metcalfe Street and Bank Street; Bank Street between Pretoria Avenue and Strathcona Avenue; Strathcona Avenue between Bank Street and O’Connor Street; O’Connor Street between Strathcona Avenue and First Avenue; First Avenue between O’Connor Street and Bank Street, and Bank Street between First Avenue and Banditos (683 Bank Street).  Tuesday, October 1 to Thursday, October 31, 2019
Daily between 6:30 am and 9 :30 am and 3 pm to 6 pm 
Low
Restricted to sidewalks 
14, 17 
Special event
Flora Hall Brewing 
Flora Street between Bank Street and Kent Street  Saturday, October 12 to Sunday, October 13, 2019
From 11 am to 11 pm daily 
Low
Road closed 
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, October 12, 2019
9 to 10 am 
Low
Impacts to pathway use 
1 
Special event
Ottawa Fall Colours Marathon 
Old Montreal Road between 2940 Old Montreal Road and Kinsella Drive; Kinsella Drive between Old Montreal road and Lough Drive; Lough Drive between Kinsella Drive and Wilhaven Drive; Wilhaven Drive between Lough Drive and Royal Maple Drive; Royal maple Drive between Wilhaven Drive and Minogue Crescent; Minogue Crescent between Royal Maple Drive and Milburn Crescent;  Sunday, October 13, 2019
7 am to 3 pm 
Medium
Road closed 
19 
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, October 19, 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, October 26, 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 Street and Queen Street  Friday, October 18 to Sunday, October 27, 2019
Weekdends only 
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 Saturday, October 31, 2020
 
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
Connecting new services 
Ben Street between Cote Street and Vernon Avenue.  Tuesday, October 1 to Tuesday, October 8, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Asphalt Overlay 
Beausejour Drive between Orléans Boulevard and Orléeans Boulevard  Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Until October 2019 
Low
Intermittent lane closures 
2 
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
Staging area for new 19 story mixed building 
Cambridge Street Southbound between Laurier Avenue and Primrose Avenue  Saturday, October 19 to Sunday, October 20, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Carling Avenue between Grandview Road and Corkstown Road  Monday, June 3, 2019
Until September 2019 
High
Lane Reductions 
7 
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 
Cathcart Street between Dalhousie Street and Gilbert-Paquette Avenue  Monday, October 21 to Friday, October 25, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Sewer repairs 
Colonel By Drive between Clegg Street and Hawthorne Avenue  Monday, September 30 to Friday, October 11, 2019
Daily between 9 am and 3 pm 
Medium
Lane reductions 
17 
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
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
Road rehabilitation 
Dow Street North at Old Carriage Court  Tuesday, August 6 to Thursday, October 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
20 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Eagleson Road between Emerald Meadows Drive and Fernbank Road  Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Until October 2019 
High
Intermittent lane closures 
23 
Construction
Asphalt Overlay 
Eastpark Drive between Innes Road and Innes Road  Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Until October 2019 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
2 
Construction
Maintenance 
Earl Armstrong between Limebank and Bowesville roads  Monday, October 21 to Friday, December 6, 2019
 
Medium
Road closed 
20, 22 
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
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
Construction of subdivision 
Greenbank Road between Barnsdale Road and Kilbirnie Road  Tuesday, August 27 to Tuesday, October 29, 2019
 
Medium
Road closed 
3, 21 
Construction
LRT Stage 2 preperations 
Various ramps on Highway 174 between Montreal Road and Tenth Line Road  Monday, October 21 to Friday, October 25, 2019
Each ramp will closed a maximum of 2 hours 
Medium
Road closed 
11, 2 
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
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
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
Road widening 
Jockvale Road northbound between Strandherd Drive and Tartan Drive  Monday, September 9 to Friday, October 25, 2019
 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures weekdays except between 3 pm and 6 pm 
3 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Kenwood Avenue between Churchill and Highcroft Avenues  Monday, September 30 to Friday, October 11, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Mobile Crane 
Laurier Avenue West between O'Connor Street and Bank Street  Saturday, October 26, 2019
 
Medium
Road closed 
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
Installation of services 
Livery Street between Palfrey Way and Asturcon Street  Wednesday, October 23 to Friday, December 20, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
6 
Construction
Connecting new services 
Louisa Street between Lebreton Street North to Booth Street  Tuesday, October 15 to Saturday, October 19, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
14 
Construction
Trillium Multi Use Patway 
Louisa Street to Young Street  Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Until December 2019 
High
Pathway closed 
14, 15 
Construction
Culvert replacement 
MacHardy Road between Galetta Side Road and Steen Lane  Tuesday, October 15, 2019
9 am to Noon 
Low
Road closed 
5 
Construction
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Mailes Avenue between Oakdale Avenue and Patricia Avenue  Monday, June 17 to Wednesday, October 16, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Culvert repair 
Marionville Road between Rodney Lane and Bisson Road  Monday, October 7 to Wednesday, October 9, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
20 
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
Road resurfacing 
McNeely Road between Golf Course Road and Russell Road  Tuesday, August 6 to Thursday, October 31, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
Construction
Connection of storm sewers and watermain  
Mersey Drive at Westmoreland Avenue  Monday, October 21 to Friday, October 25, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
4 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Merivale Road between Meadowlands Drive and Baseline  Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Until September 2019, Overnight only 
High
Intermittent lane closures 
8, 9 
Construction
Development 
Monk Street between Holmwood Avenue and Thornton Avenue  Monday, June 3, 2019 to Sunday, March 1, 2020
 
Medium
Road closed 
17 
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
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
Replacing Hydro transformer 
Old Colony Road between Sir. Andrews Circle and Williams Walk  Thursday, October 24, 2019
 
Medium
Road closed 
23 
Construction
Culvert Replacement 
Old Montreal Road between Kinsella Drive and Becketts Creek Road  Tuesday, October 15 to Tuesday, October 29, 2019
 
Medium
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
Culvert replacement 
Parkway Road between 9th Line Road Blackcreek Road  Tuesday, October 15 to Friday, October 25, 2019
 
Medium
Road closed 
20 
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
Pretoria Bridge maintenance 
Hawthorne Avenue between Colonel By Drive and Queen Elizabeth Drive  Sunday, October 20, 2019
 
High
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Culvert repair 
Purdy Road between Dwyer Hill Road and Ashton Station Road  Monday, September 30 to Friday, October 11, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
21 
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
Replacement of culverts 
Ramsayville Road between Russell Road and Ridge Road  Monday, September 30 to Friday, October 25, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
19 
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
Watermain and street modifications 
Richmond Road eastbound between Fraser Avenue and Redwood Avenue  Monday, September 16 to Friday, November 15, 2019
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
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
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
Replacement of hydro poles 
Shea Road between Fernbank Road and Flewellyn Road  Monday, September 30 to Friday, October 18, 2019
Weekdays only 
Low
Road closed 
6 
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
Culvert replacement 
South Island Park Drive between South River Drive and Heenan Terrace  Monday, October 21 to Friday, November 1, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
21 
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
Installation of storm sewers and watermain  
Strandherd Drive between Greenbank Road and Jockvale Road  Monday, September 9, 2019
Until end September 
Medium
Reduced to one westbound lane 
3 
Construction
Road widening 
Strandherd Drive between Kennevale Drive and Maravista Drive  Thursday, September 12, 2019
Until end September 
Low
Intermittent lane closures 
3 
Construction
Installtion of watermain 
Strandherd Drive at Jockvale Road  Tuesday, October 15 to Friday, October 18, 2019
 
Medium
Reduced to one lane in each direction at night 
3 
Construction
Resurfacing 
St Joseph Boulevard between 174 and Youville Drive, and St Joseph Boulevard from 100m east of Jeanne D’Arc Boulevard to Prestone Drive.  Monday, May 6, 2019
Until October 2019 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
1 
Construction
Road rehabilitation 
Stonecrest Road between Kinburn Side Road and Galetta Side Road  Thursday, September 5, 2019
 
Medium
Intermittent lane closures 
5 
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
Culvert replacement 
Upper Dwyer Hill Road between Panmure Road and Vaughan Side Road  Friday, October 18 to Monday, October 21, 2019
 
Medium
Road Closed 
5 
Construction
Sewer works 
Intersection of Valley Drive, Foley Avenue and Dakota Avenue  Thursday, August 8 to Wednesday, October 30, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
10, 18 
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 
Wendover Avenue between Chesley Street and Warrington Drive  Monday, October 7 to Wednesday, October 9, 2019
 
Low
Road Closed 
17 

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