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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
Maple Sugarfest 2014 
Lane use – most northerly lane of Bedard Avenue between Duford Street and Granville Street, most westerly lane of Duford Street between Bedard Avenue and Grandmaitre Street, most southerly lane of Grandmaitre Street between Duford Street and Granville Street, and most easterly lane of Granville Street between Grandmaitre Street and Bedard Avenue  Thursday, March 27 to Saturday, March 29, 2014
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  
Low
Single lane use only 
12, 14 
Special Event
Procession 
Sidewalks – south on Chapel Street between the Congregation Beth Shalom of Ottawa (151 Chapel Street) and Laurier Avenue, west on Laurier Avenue between Chapel Street and Elgin Street, north on Elgin Street between Laurier Avenue and Wellington Street, west on Wellington Street between Elgin Street and Lyon Street, south on Lyon Street between Wellington Street and Albert Street, west on Albert Street between Elgin Street and Preston Street, south on Preston Street between Albert Street and Carling Avenue, west on Carling Avenue between Preston Street and Broadview Avenue, and north on Broadview Avenue between Carling Avenue and Nadolny Sachs Private (Soloway Jewish Community Centre)  Sunday, March 29, 2015
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Low
Procession restricted to sidewalks 
14 
Special Event
Walk 
South sidewalk of Hunt Club Road between Hunt Club Private and Billy Bishop Private  Sunday, March 29, 2015
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
Low
Walk restricted to south sidewalk of Hunt Club Road 
16 
Construction
Sewer installation/LRT 
Albert Street between Preston Street and Bronson Avenue  Monday, January 26 to Friday, August 28, 2015
 
High
Albert Street reduced to one lane in each direction. Note: High impact for cyclists - Multi-use pathway (MUP) closed between Commissioner Street and Preston Street with signed detour route 
14 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Bayswater Place between Irving Place and Sherwood Drive  Monday, March 30 to Friday, April 3, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Construction of Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Belfast Road between Trainyards Drive and Tremblay Road  Tuesday, May 20, 2014 to Monday, May 16, 2016
 
High
Road closed. Motorists are advised to detour on St. Laurent Boulevard. Signs have been posted advising the public of the detour and sidewalk closure. Businesses in the area remain open as usual. Pedestrian access not be provided over the winter period. No winter maintenance provided for the sidewalk. 
18 
Construction
OLRT construction 
Belfast Road between Coventry Road and Tremblay Road  Thursday, January 15 to Saturday, September 5, 2015
 
High
Road and sidewalks closed. Motorists are advised to detour on St. Laurent Boulevard. Signs have been posted advising the public of the detour. 
13, 18 
Construction
Replacement of sanitary service  
Bradford Street between Salina Street and Maud Street  Thursday, March 26 to Monday, March 30, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
Construction
The Confederation Line Light Rail Transit Project 
Booth Street between Albert Street and Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway  Sunday, December 21, 2014 to Monday, December 19, 2016
 
Medium
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
14 
Construction
Hydro work 
Bronson Avenue between Gladstone Avenue and Florence Street  Friday, April 11, 2014 to Sunday, October 11, 2015
 
Medium
Northbound lane reduction 
14 
Construction
O Train Expansion project 
Brookfield Multi-use Pathway between Sawmill Creek Pathway and Brookfield Road East  Monday, August 18, 2014 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
Low
Pathway closed. High impact for cyclists and pedestrians. Low for motorists 
16, 17 
Construction
Road closure by contractor - Safety reasons  
City Centre Avenue at 1010 Somerset Street West   Monday, February 16 to Tuesday, June 30, 2015
 
Low
Road closed for safety measures 
14 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up in northbound lanes 
Colonel By northbound between Daly Avenue and Rideau Street  Friday, March 27 to Saturday, March 28, 2015
From 6 p.m., Friday, March 27 to 11 p.m., Saturday, March 28 
Medium
Northbound lanes closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
12 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Cumberland Street between Besserer Street and Rideau Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Tuesday, April 14, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on east side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
12 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Dalhousie Street between York Street and George Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Wednesday, October 14, 2015
 
Medium
Lane reductions in effect 
12 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up to remove tower crane 
Grant Carmen Drive between Basil MacDonald Way and Family Brown Lane  Monday, March 30, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Replacement of VIA Rail crossing signal system - preparation for new detour 
Greenbank Road between Malvern Drive and Berrigan Drive/Wessex Road  Saturday, March 28 to Sunday, March 29, 2015
From 11 p.m., Saturday, March 28 until 1 p.m., Sunday, March 29 
Medium
Section of road closed to vehicular, cycling and pedestrian traffic in both directions. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure. OC Transpo Route 170 is detoured 
3 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Reconstruction 
Kinzua Road between Buena Vista Road and Park Road  Wednesday, April 15 to Tuesday, May 12, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Highway 417 expansion project 
Lees Avenue on-ramp (Eastbound)  Thursday, June 13, 2013 to Saturday, April 28, 2018
 
High
On-ramp closed – signage in place 
11 
Construction
Utility work 
Main Street between Lees Avenue and Hazel Street   Saturday, November 22, 2014 to Monday, March 30, 2015
 
Medium
Lane reductions 
17 
Construction
Utility work 
Main Street between Lees Avenue and Hawthorne Avenue   Tuesday, February 17 to Monday, March 30, 2015
 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions 
17 
Construction
Road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Mark Avenue between North River Road and Greensway Avenue  Sunday, April 13, 2014 to Monday, May 11, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Facilitating sidewalk replacement 
Metcalfe Street between Queen Street and Sparks Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Tuesday, April 14, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on east side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
14 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Reconstruction 
Minto Place between Buena Vista Road and Park Road  Monday, March 30 to Friday, April 10, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Reconstruction 
Minto Place between Willingdon Road and Park Road  Tuesday, April 28 to Thursday, May 7, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up 
Monkland Avenue between Metcalfe Street and Queen Elizabeth Driveway  Thursday, March 26, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
17 
Construction
Rideau Centre Expansion 
Nicholas Street between Rideau Street and Besserer Street   Monday, January 20, 2014 to Sunday, February 28, 2016
 
Low
Northbound lane closed 
12 
Construction
Connection of new storm sewer  
Northwestern Avenue between Premier Avenue and Clearview Avenue  Monday, April 28, 2014 to Friday, May 22, 2015
 
Low
Road closed. During working hours, the contractor will convert the southbound lane to accommodate both north and south bound traffic. During non-working hours, the road will be reopened 
15 
Construction
Connection of new site services 
P Avenue between Tremblay Road and Q Avenue  Monday, March 30 to Thursday, April 2, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
18 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Richmond Road between Patricia Avenue and Leighton Terrace  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Monday, June 1, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on south side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
15 
Construction
Rideau Centre Expansion 
Rideau Street eastbound between Sussex Drive and William Street  Monday, February 3, 2014 to Tuesday, March 31, 2015
 
Medium
Eastbound reduced to single shared use lane 
12 
Construction
Watermain installation 
Scott Street at McRae Avenue  Thursday, March 26 to Wednesday, April 15, 2015
 
Low
Lane narrowings in effect 
15 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Slater Street between Bank Street and O'Connor Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Thursday, October 1, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on north side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians 
14 
Construction
Highway 417 expansion project 
St. Laurent off-ramp Eastbound  Wednesday, July 17, 2013 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
High
Ramp reduced to one lane 
11 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up 
1) Tara Drive between Maitland Avenue and Woodside Drive; and 2) Woodside Drive between Navaho Drive and Tara Drive   Tuesday, April 1, 2014
 
Low
Street closures in effect. Although both roads will be closed on the same day, they will not be closed at the same time 
8 
Construction
Road widening 
Trim Road between North Service Road and Watters Road   Friday, May 16, 2014 to Monday, August 31, 2015
 
Medium
Intermittent lane reductions 
1, 2 
Construction
Rehabilitation of Minto Bridges East and Centre 
Union Street between Stanley Avenue and 220 metres west of Stanley Avenue  Monday, December 16, 2013 to Wednesday, September 30, 2015
 
Low
Bridge closed - signed detours in place 
12 
Construction
Highway 417 Expansion Project 
Vanier Parkway eastbound off-ramp   Wednesday, July 17, 2013 to Friday, October 30, 2015
 
High
Off ramp reduced to one lane 
13 
Construction
OLRT construction 
Waller Street between Laurier Avenue East and Nicholas Street  Friday, July 26, 2013 to Monday, December 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Facilitating new building construction 
Wellington Street between Bank Street and O'Connor Street  Monday, April 14, 2014 to Tuesday, April 14, 2015
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect. Sidewalk on south side closed. Medium impact for pedestrians  
15 
Construction
Valve chamber replacement (watermain) 
Westminster Avenue between Skead Street and Richmond Road  Monday, March 16 to Friday, May 15, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
Construction
Permament closure  
Intersection of Woodroffe Avenue and Prince of Wales Drive  Wednesday, October 22, 2014
 
Low
Intersection is permanently closed and through traffic is no longer be permitted. Motorists can access both roads by using Strandherd Drive. 
22 

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