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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
March and Demonstration 
March – sidewalks east on Wellington/Rideau Street between Parliament Hill and King Edward Avenue, north on King Edward Avenue between Rideau Street and St. Patrick Street, east on St. Patrick Street between King Edward Avenue and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China (515 St. Patrick Street) Demonstration – sidewalk opposite the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China (515 St. Patrick Street)   Tuesday, March 10, 2015
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. 
Low
March and demonstration restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
St. Patrick's Day Parade 2015 
Laurier Avenue between Nicholas Street and Elgin Street for parade set-up purposes; west on Laurier Avenue between Ottawa City Hall and Bank Street, south on Bank Street between Laurier Avenue and Lansdowne Park  Saturday, March 14, 2015
7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
High
Road closures in effect 
12, 14, 17 
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
Mobile crane set-up 
Athlone Avenue between Richmond Road and Byron Avenue  Thursday, March 5, 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
Mobile crane set-up 
1) Bronson Avenue between Queen Street and Sparks Street, and 2) Sparks Street between Bronson Avenue and Bay Street  Monday, March 9 to Wednesday, March 11, 2015
 
Low
Road closed. During closure Sparks Street will be converted to permit two-way traffic 
14 
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
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 13 to Saturday, March 14, 2015
From 6 p.m., Friday, March 13 to 11 p.m., Saturday, March 14 
Medium
Northbound lanes closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
12 
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 
Gage Crescent between Ferguson Street and Navaho Drive  Wednesday, March 11, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
8 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up 
Gloucester Street between Bay Street and Lyon Street  Friday, March 20, 2015
 
Low
Gloucester Street converted to permit two-way traffic. Traffic control person(s) on-site to direct traffic 
14 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Harcourt Avenue between Midway Avenue and Lawn Avenue  Monday, March 9 to Friday, March 13, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
7 
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 Friday, March 13, 2015
 
Medium
Off-peak lane reductions 
17 
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
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
Culvert replacment 
Old Montreal Road between Kinsella Drive and Beckett's Creek Road  Monday, March 2 to Friday, March 20, 2015
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
19 
Construction
Asphalt repairs 
Ottawa Road 174 between Trim Road and Montreal Road   Friday, March 6, 2015
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Medium
Eastbound and westbound alternate lane closures (mobile operation)  
1, 2, 11 
Construction
Connection of new services 
Railway Street between Beech Street and Young Street  Tuesday, March 3 to Friday, March 13, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
15 
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
Connection of new site services 
Rockcliffe Way between Elmdale Avenue and Springfield Road  Monday, February 23 to Friday, February 27, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
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
Ice blasting on Rideau River as part of the Rideau River flood control operations 
Sussex Drive between Stanley Avenue and King Edward Avenue  Saturday, March 7, 2015
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
13 
Construction
Emergency culvert replacement 
Thunder Road between Farmers Way and Hall Road  Monday, March 2 to Friday, March 20, 2015
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
19 
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 
Construction
Connection of new services 
York Street between Cumberland Street and Dalhousie Street  Monday, March 9 to Thursday, March 19, 2015
Closed from Monday, March 9 to Thursday, March 19. However, road open the weekend of March 14-15  
Medium
Road closed 
12 

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