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Activity Location  Date Time  Project Impact and Description Ward
Special Event
PoutineFest 
Most westerly curb lane of O'Connor Street between Sparks Street and Wellington Street  Thursday, April 28 to Sunday, May 1, 2016
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
Low
Lane closure in effect 
12, 14 
Special Event
5K Law Day Charity Fun Run 
Run Route includes – closure of Pretoria Bridge (while race passes along Queen Elizabeth Driveway), closure of Laurier Avenue eastbound on-ramp to Queen Elizabeth Driveway, closure of Somerset Street West, Waverly Street, Frank Street, Delaware Avenue, McLeod Street, Argyle Street, Strathcona Avenue, Patterson Avenue, Monkland Avenue, Linden Terrace, First Avenue, Second Avenue, Third Avenue and Fourth Avenue entrances to Queen Elizabeth Driveway and Isabella Street at Elgin Street – end of run  Friday, April 29, 2016
12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.  
Medium
Bridge and road closures in effect 
12, 14, 17 
Special Event
Diefenbooker Classic (Run, Walk and Cycle) 
Donald B. Munro Drive between Falldown Lane and Diamondview Road – Full closure 5 K Route: Falldown Lane between Carp Road and Donald B. Munro Drive, Donald B. Munro Drive between Falldown Lane and Farmland Road, Farmland Road between Donald B. Munro Drive and Craig Side Road, Craig Side Road between Farmland Road and Carp Road, Carp Road between Craig’s Side Road and Charlie’s Lane (south only), and Carp Road between Charlie’s Lane and the Carp Agricultural Society Fairgrounds 10 K Route: Falldown Lane between Carp Road and Donald B. Munro Drive, Donald B. Munro Drive between Falldown Lane and Old Coach Road, Old Coach Road between Donald B. Munro Drive and a point approximately 3 km north of Old Coach Road, Donald B. Munro Drive between Old Coach Road and Craig Side Road, Craig Side Road between Donald B. Munro Drive and Carp Road, Carp Road between Craig Side Road and Charlie’s Lane (southbound only), and Carp Road between Charlie’s Lane and the Carp Agricultural Society Fairgrounds 18 K Route Falldown Lane between Carp Road and Donald B. Munro Drive, Donald B. Munro Drive between Falldown Lane and Diamondview Road, Donald B. Munro Drive between Diamondview Road and Thomas A Dolan Road, Thomas A Dolan Road between Donald B. Munro Drive and Carp Road (rules of the road), and Carp Road between Thomas A Dolan Road and the Carp Agricultural Society Fairgrounds (southbound only). 33KRoute Falldown Lane between Carp Road and Donald B. Munro Drive, Donald B. Munro Drive between Falldown Lane and Diamondview Road, Donald B. Munro Drive between Diamondview Road and Kinburn Side Road, Kinburn Side Road between Donald B. Munro Drive and Carp Road, Carp Road between Kinburn Side Road and Thomas A. Dolan Road, and Carp Road between Thomas A Dolan Road and the Carp Agricultural Society Fairgrounds (southbound only).   Saturday, April 30, 2016
7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
Low
Events restricted to the shoulders (or roadway where no shoulders exist) 
5 
Special Event
Hike for Life  
Walk - east on Gloucester Street between the St. Patrick Basilica and Kent Street, north on Kent Street between Gloucester Street and Laurier Avenue, and east on Laurier Avenue between Kent Street and Queen Elizabeth Driveway. Participants will return to St. Patrick Basilica using the same route in reverse  Saturday, April 30, 2016
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Low
Walk restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
Demonstration and March  
Demonstration – sidewalk opposite the Église Unie Saint Marc (142 Lewis Street) March – sidewalks – north on Elgin Street between Église Unie St-Marc (142 Lewis Street) and Wellington Street, and east on Wellington Street between Elgin Street and Parliament Hill (Metcalfe Street entrance)   Saturday, April 30, 2016
noon to 2 p.m. 
Low
Demonstration and march restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
CN Cycle for CHEO 2016 
Closures – Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway between Booth Street and Island Park Drive, Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway between Island Park Drive and Carling Avenue, Wellington Street (eastbound lanes) between Booth Street and Lyon Street, Wellington Street (westbound lanes) between Booth Street and Lyon Street, Wellington Street (westbound lanes) between Sussex Drive and Lyon Street, Portage Bridge , Lyon Street between Wellington Street and Laurier Avenue, Laurier Avenue between Lyon Street and Elgin Street, Laurier Avenue (eastbound lanes) between Elgin Street and Nicholas Street, Queen Elizabeth Drive between Laurier Avenue and Preston Street , National Capital Commission Scenic Road, Prince of Wales Drive (northbound lane) between Preston Street and Heron Road, Heron Road (lane reductions) between Prince of Wales Drive and Riverside Drive, Vincent Massey Park Access Road, Riverside Drive (southbound lane) between Heron Road and Hog’s Back Road, Colonel By Drive between Heron Road and Rideau Street, Sussex Drive between Rideau Street and Rockcliffe Parkway, and Rockcliffe Parkway between Sussex Drive and St. Joseph Boulevard. 70 K cycle tour – Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway/Wellington Street between the Canadian War Museum/Lebreton Flats Park and Deschenes Rapids Lookout, Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway/Wellington Street between the Deschenes Rapids Lookout (west of Woodroffe Avenue).and Lyon Street, Lyon Street between Wellington Street and Laurier Avenue, Laurier Avenue between Lyon Street and Queen Elizabeth Driveway, Queen Elizabeth Driveway /Prince of Wales Drive between Laurier Avenue and Heron Road, Heron Road between Prince of Wales Drive and Riverside Drive, Riverside Drive between Heron Road and Hog’s Back Road, Hog’s Back Road between Riverside Drive and Colonel By Drive, Colonel By Drive/Sussex Drive/Rockcliffe Parkway between Hog’s Back Road and St. Joseph Boulevard , Rockcliffe Parkway/Sussex Drive between St. Joseph Boulevard and Rideau Street, and Rideau Street/Wellington Street between Sussex Drive and the Canadian War Museum/Lebreton Flats Park. 35 K cycle tour – Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway/Wellington Street between the Canadian War Museum/Lebreton Flats Park and Westboro Beach, Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway /Wellington Street between Westboro Beach and Lyon Street, Lyon Street between Wellington Street and Laurier Avenue, Laurier Avenue between Lyon Street and Queen Elizabeth Driveway, Queen Elizabeth Driveway /Prince of Wales Drive between Laurier Avenue and Heron Road, Heron Road between Prince of Wales Drive and Riverside Drive, Riverside Drive between Heron Road and Hog’s Back Road, Hog’s Back Road between Riverside Drive and Colonel By Drive, Colonel By Drive between Hog’s Back Road Rideau Street, and Rideau Street/Wellington Street between Sussex Drive and the Canadian War Museum/Lebreton Flats Park.   Sunday, May 1, 2016
6 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
High
Lane and road closures in effect 
1, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17 
Special Event
Manotick Miler Road Races  
Go to link for routes and maps  Sunday, May 1, 2016
6 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Medium
Street closures in effect 
21 
Special Event
Walk for Hospice 
Sidewalks – east on Murray Street between the Centre de services Guigues and Cumberland Street, north on Cumberland Street between Murray Street and St. Patrick Street, west on St. Patrick Street between Cumberland Street and Sussex Drive, south on Sussex Drive between St. Patrick Street and Murray Street, and east on Murray Street between Sussex Drive and and Centre de services Guigues (159 Murray Street)  Sunday, May 1, 2016
10 a.m. to noon 
Low
Walk restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
Westboro Battle of Atlantic Parade 
Parade begins – north on Winston Avenue between the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 480 (391 Richmond Road) and Madison Avenue, east on Madison Avenue between Winston Avenue and Churchill Avenue, south on Churchill Avenue between Madison Avenue and Richmond Road, and west on Richmond Road between Churchill Avenue and Broadview Avenue – parade ends  Sunday, May 1, 2016
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. 
Low
Street closures in effect 
15 
Special Event
Walk for Alzheimer's 
Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway off-ramp to Parkdale Avenue to Colombine Driveway   Saturday, May 7, 2016
6 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Low
Road closure in effect 
14, 15 
Special Event
Heroes are Human – Capital to Capital Campaign and Ride 
Wellington Street between Parliament Hill and Elgin Street, Elgin Street between Wellington Street and Isabella Street, Hawthorne Avenue/Pretoria Bridge between Isabella Street and Colonel By Drive, Colonel By Drive between Pretoria Bridge and Sussex Drive, Sussex Drive between Colonel By Drive and St. Patrick Street, and St. Patrick Street between Sussex Drive and Alexandra Bridge   Saturday, May 7, 2016
8 a.m. to 9 a.m. 
Low
Street closures in effect 
12, 14, 17 
Special Event
Spring Fling Fundraiser 
Third Avenue between Lyon Street and the westerly property limits of Corpus Christi School (175 Third Avenue)  Saturday, May 7, 2016
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Low
Street closure in effect 
17 
Special Event
Sporting Life 10K Fun Run 
Sidewalks - Bank Street between Wilton Crescent and Echo Drive  Sunday, May 8, 2016
5 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
Low
Run route restricted to sidewalks 
17 
Special Event
40th Anniversay Celebrations 
Ruskin Street between MacFarlane Avenue and the roundabout at Reid/Melrose Avenues, Hutchison Avenue between MacFarlane Avenue and Reid Avenue, and MacFarlane Avenue between Kenilworth Avenue and Ruskin Street  Tuesday, May 10 to Wednesday, May 11, 2016
7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
Low
Street closures in effect 
15 
Special Event
Tribute to the Human Rights Monument 
Procession – sidewalks – west on Somerset Street West between St. Theresa Roman Catholic Church (95 Somerset Street) and Elgin Street, and north on Elgin Street between Somerset Street and the Human Rights Monument Vigil – sidewalk and area in front of and adjacent to the Human Rights Monument on Elgin Street at Lisgar Street   Wednesday, May 11, 2016
8:15 p.m. to 11 p.m. 
Low
Procession and vigil restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
19th Annual National March for Life 
March – east on Wellington Street between Parliament Hill and Elgin Street, south on Elgin Street between Wellington Street and Lisgar Street, west on Lisgar Street between Elgin Street and Metcalfe Street, north on Metcalfe Street between Lisgar Street and Laurier Avenue, west on Laurier Avenue between Metcalfe Street and Bank Street, north on Bank Street between Laurier Avenue and Wellington Street, and east on Wellington Street between Bank Street and Parliament Hill (Metcalfe Street entrance). Demonstration – sidewalk and area in front of and adjacent to the Human Rights Monument on Elgin Street at Lisgar Street   Thursday, May 12, 2016
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 
High
Closures of named street in effect for March route. Demonstration restricted to sidewalk and area in front of and adjacent to the Human Rights Monument on Elgin Street at Lisgar Street 
12, 14 
Special Event
Ottawa Christian School Walk 
Walk – sidewalks – Tartan Drive between the Ottawa Christian School (255 Tartan Drive) and Jockvale Road, Jockvale Road between Tartan Drive and Cedarview Road, Cedarview Road between Jockvale Road and Clarke Fields Park pathways, Clarke Fields Park pathways between Cedarview Road and Tartan Drive, and Tartan Drive between Clarke Fields Park pathway and the Ottawa Christian School  Saturday, May 14, 2016
8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
Low
Walk restricted to sidewalks 
3 
Special Event
2016 'Goode Run 
2K route – Osgoode Main Street between the Osgoode Community Centre and 5479 Osgoode Main Street (O-Ya), and the participants will return to the Osgoode Community Centre parking lot 5K route – Philip Street between the Osgoode Community Centre and Wild Cherry Drive, Wild Cherry Drive between Philip Street and Drew Henry Drive, Drew Henry Drive between Wild Cherry Drive and Osgoode Ridge/Bramble Lane/Bramble Lane Park, Eloise Crescent between Bramble Lane Park and White Spruce Street, White Spruce Street between Eloise Crescent and Elizabeth Street, Elizabeth Street between White Spruce Street and Leroy Street, Leroy Street between Elizabeth Street and MacTavish Place, MacTavish Place between Leroy Street and Jill Street, Jill Street between MacTavish Place and Elizabeth Street, Elizabeth Street between Jill Street and Philip Street, and Philip Street between Lion Street and Osgoode Community Centre 10K route – Philip Street between the Osgoode Community Centre and Wild Cherry Drive, Wild Cherry Drive between Philip Street and Drew Henry Drive, Drew Henry Drive between Wild Cherry Drive and Osgoode Ridge/Bramble Lane/Bramble Lane Park, Eloise Crescent between Bramble Lane Park and White Spruce Street, White Spruce Street between Eloise Crescent and Elizabeth Street, Elizabeth Street between White Spruce Street and Leroy Street, Leroy Street between Elizabeth Street and Buckles Street, Buckles Street between Leroy Street and Osgoode Link Path, Osgoode Link Path between Buckles Street and Cabin Road, Cabin Road between Buckles Street and Leroy Street, Leroy Street between Cabin Road and MacTavish Place, MacTavish Place between Leroy Street and Jill Street, Jill Street between MacTavish Place and Elizabeth Street, Elizabeth Street between Jill Street and Philip Street, and Philip Street between Lion Street and Osgoode Community Centre   Saturday, May 14, 2016
9 a.m.to 1 p.m. 
Low
Street closures in effect 
20 
Special Event
Mayfair Bike Parade 
South on Westdale Avenue between Corkstown Road and Horner Drive, west/north on Horner Drive between Westdale Avenue and Corkstown Road, and east on Corkstown Road between Horner Drive and Lakeview Public School  Saturday, May 14, 2016
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 
Low
Street closures in effect  
7 
Special Event
Hintonburg Happening 
Spadina Avenue between Wellington Street West and Somerset Street West, and Wellington Street West between Hilda Street and dead end  Saturday, May 14, 2016
9 a.m. to 10 p.m. 
Medium
Street closure in effect 
15 
Special Event
March Against Monsanto 
March – sidewalks – east on Murray Street between Major’s Hill Park and Parent Street, south on Parent Street between Murray Street and Clarence Street, east on Clarence Street between Parent Street and Dalhousie Street, south on Dalhousie Street between Clarence Street and York Street, west on York Street between Dalhousie Street and William Street, south on William Street between York Street and George Street, west on George Street between William Street and Sussex Drive, south on Sussex Drive between George Street and Rideau Street, west Rideau Street between Sussex Drive and Elgin Street, south on Elgin Street between Rideau Street and Lisgar Street, west on Lisgar Street between Elgin Street and Bank Street, north on Bank Street between Lisgar Street and Wellington Street, and east on Wellington Street between Bank Street and Parliament Hill (Metcalfe Street entrance)   Saturday, May 21, 2016
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. 
Low
March restricted to sidewalks 
12, 14 
Special Event
Sacred Walk 
Wellington Street between Portage Bridge and Parliament Hill (Metcalfe Street entrance)  Monday, May 30, 2016
11 a.m. to noon 
Low
Walk restricted to sidewalks 
14 
Construction
Staging of formwork for Richcraft Homes construction 
Bay Street between Nepean Street and Gloucester Street  Friday, October 16, 2015 to Friday, September 2, 2016
 
Low
Bike lane closed: single file signs posted, and east sidewalk closed: pedestrians directed to west sidewalk 
14 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail 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
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Project (Phase 2) - road, sewer and watermain construction. 
Coltrin Road between Minto Place and Springfield Road   Wednesday, April 27 to Friday, July 15, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
West Transitway Extension - preliminary work 
Corkstown Road between Moodie Drive and Crystal Beach Drive  Wednesday, April 20 to Friday, May 20, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
7 
Construction
Expansion of the Ottawa Art Gallery and redevelopment of Arts Court project 
Daly Avenue between Nicholas Street and Waller Street  Saturday, July 4, 2015 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Access to Ottawa Art Gallery and Arts Court remains open. Daly Avenue eastbound reduced to one lane. Sidewalk on the south side of roadway closed. Pedestrian detours posted  
12 
Construction
NAC Renovation project 
Elgin Street between Albert Street and Queen Street  Wednesday, April 13 to Tuesday, May 31, 2016
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Low
Elgin northbound reduced from three to two lanes (through and left) between Albert and Queen – off peak only and only as required. Sidewalk on east side of Elgin closed between Albert and Queen. Crosswalk between south side of Queen to Elgin closed. Intermittent daytime off-peak lane reductions 
14 
Construction
Bedford Crescent & Farnham Crescent Reconstruction Project 
1) Farnham Crescent between Bedford Crescent and Birch Avenue, and 2) Dunvegan Road between Arundel Avenue and Killbarry Crescent  Monday, April 25 to Friday, May 6, 2016
 
Low
Roads closed 
13 
Construction
Expansion Joint Replacement project  
Galetta Sideroad Bridge (over the Mississippi River)  Monday, May 9 to Monday, May 16, 2016
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Low
Traffic reduced to one lane during off-peak hours with flag persons directing traffic 
5 
Construction
Structural Rehabilitation project 
George McIllraith Bridge between Riverside Drive and Rideau River  Wednesday, July 8, 2015 to Saturday, December 31, 2016
 
High
Reduced to one lane in each direction  
17 
Construction
Greenbank Road widening - sewer and watermain reconstruction including railway underpass  
Greenbank Road between Malvern/Foxfield Drive and Marketplace Avenue   Wednesday, April 1, 2015 to Friday, July 28, 2017
 
Medium
Lane reductions and road diversion  
3 
Construction
Installation of new services 
Henderson Avenue between Osgoode Street and Somerset Street East  Monday, May 2 to Friday, May 6, 2016
 
Low
Street closure in effect, however, Henderson Avenue converted to permit teo-way traffic  
12 
Construction
Culvert relining project  
Highway 174 eastbound & westbound between Orleans Boulevard and Quigley Hill Road  Monday, January 18 to Wednesday, June 1, 2016
 
Medium
Intermittent off-peak lane reductions 
1, 2, 19 
Construction
Geotechnical work 
Highway 174 between Blair Road and Montreal Road  Thursday, April 28, 2016
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  
High
Eastbound left lane closed  
1, 2, 11 
Construction
Geotechnical work 
Highway 174 between Georges Etienne Parkway and Montreal Road  Thursday, April 28, 2016
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
High
Westbound left lane closed 
1, 2, 11 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Highway 417 westbound east of the Split to Highway 174 eastbound   Sunday, June 28, 2015 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
Ramp closed. Motorists are encouraged to use Innes Road as a detour 
11 
Construction
Alta Vista Hospital Link 
Hincks Lane between Old Riverside Drive and Riverside Drive  Monday, April 25 to Friday, April 29, 2016
 
Low
Street closure in effect 
17 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Hurdman Station Multi-use pathways  Friday, October 23, 2015 to Monday, January 8, 2018
 
Low
Closures in effect 
17 
Construction
Left turn from eastbound Laurier Avenue to King Avenue northbound  
Laurier Avenue at King Edward Avenue  Sunday, April 24, 2016 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
Left turn from eastbound Laurier Avenue to King Avenue northbound no longer permitted 
12 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Lees Avenue on-ramp (Eastbound)  Thursday, June 13, 2013 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
On-ramp closed – signage in place 
11 
Construction
Bridge Rehabilitation 
Leitrim Road between Farmers Way and Foubert Court  Monday, May 2 to Tuesday, October 25, 2016
 
Low
Bridge closed - signed detours in place 
19 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Lyon Street North between Sparks Street and Albert Street; and Queen Street between Bay Street and Kent Street  Monday, July 13, 2015 to Monday, July 31, 2017
 
Medium
Lyon Street reduced to two southbound lanes. Lane reductions on Queen Street in effect  
14 
Construction
General maintenance inspections on the Memorial Arch. 
Lyon Street between Wellington Street Queen Street  Friday, July 31, 2015 to Thursday, August 3, 2017
7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. 
Medium
Intermittent lane reductions 
14 
Construction
Bridge Rehabilitation 
Macdonald-Cartier Bridge  Monday, April 18 to Tuesday, May 31, 2016
 
Low
Off-peak lane reductions including nights and weekends 
12 
Construction
Integrated Municipal Road Reconstruction 
MacFarlane Avenue between Sherwood Drive and Kenilworth Street  Monday, April 18 to Friday, August 12, 2016
 
Low
Road closure in effect 
15 
Construction
Mobile crane set-up 
MacLaren Street between Elgin Street and Cartier Street  Monday, May 2, 2016
 
Low
Road closure in effect 
14 
Construction
Main Street reconstruction project 
Main Street northbound between Clegg Street and Lees Avenue  Monday, May 25, 2015 to Monday, August 29, 2016
 
High
Northbound lanes closed  
17 
Construction
Main Street reconstruction project 
Main Street northbound between Clegg Street and Hazel Street  Monday, April 4 to Thursday, December 1, 2016
 
High
Northbound lanes closed. Signage in place 
17 
Construction
Main Street reconstruction project 
Main Street northbound between Hawthorne Avenue and Harvey Street  Thursday, April 7 to Monday, August 15, 2016
 
High
Northbound lanes closed. Signage in place 
17 
Construction
Main Street reconstruction project 
Main Street northbound between Hawthorne Avenue and Hazel Street  Monday, April 18 to Monday, August 15, 2016
 
High
Northbound lanes closed. Signage in place 
17 
Construction
Main Street reconstruction project 
Main Street northbound between Clegg Street and Riverdale Avenue  Monday, May 2 to Wednesday, November 2, 2016
 
High
Northbound lanes closed. Signage in place 
17 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Project (Phase 2) - road, sewer and watermain construction. 
Manor Avenue between Thorold Road and Rockliffe Road  Wednesday, April 6 to Friday, May 20, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Façade rehabilitation 
Metcalfe Street at Sparks Street  Monday, March 14, 2016 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Medium
Metcalfe reduced to one lane 
14 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Project (Phase 2) - road, sewer and watermain construction. 
Minto Place between Soper Place and Coltrin Road  Monday, April 11 to Friday, May 6, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Project (Phase 2) - road, sewer and watermain construction. 
Montagu Place between Hillcrest Road and Thorold Road  Wednesday, April 27, 2016 to Saturday, May 16, 2015
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Rideau Centre Expansion and Rideau Street renewal; undertaking road modifications to construct a pedestrian plaza which will then permanently close this section of road 
Nicholas Street between Rideau Street and Besserer Street   Monday, April 4 to Sunday, July 31, 2016
 
Low
Road closed. This block of Nicholas will be permanently closed to vehicular traffic  
12 
Construction
Construction of O-Train Confederation Line 
Nicholas Street between Highway 417 and Laurier Avenue, and Laurier Avenue/Nicholas Street intersection   Monday, April 11 to Sunday, May 1, 2016
 
High
Lane and intersection reductions evenings and weekends 
12 
Construction
Final phase East Transit Detour 
Nicholas Street between Laurier Avenue and Hwy. 417  Sunday, April 24, 2016 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
Nicholas Street will be reduced to one general traffic lane northbound and will be marked with a northbound reserved bus lane between Highway 417 and Laurier Avenue. Buses will also use Nicholas Street in the southbound direction in either of the two traffic lanes, with a reserved bus lane beginning at the 417 Eastbound on-Ramp. Motorists should plan out alternate routes in advance and encouraged to avoid the area if possible.  
12 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
O’Connor Street between Wellington Street and Queen Street, and intersection of O’Connor Street and Queen Street   Monday, November 9, 2015 to Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
High
Lane and intersection reductions in effect. One lane on O’Connor Street will remain open to motorists and cyclists at all times. One sidewalk will remain open to pedestrians at all times, but there may be intermittent closures on the east side. Please follow signed detours 
12, 14 
Construction
Utility repair/upgrade 
O’Connor Street between Gilmour Street and Catherine Street  Monday, April 11 to Friday, May 13, 2016
 
Medium
Lane reductions  
14 
Construction
Integrated Municipal Road Reconstruction 
Orrin Avenue between MacFarlane Avenue and Reid Avenue  Monday, April 18 to Friday, August 12, 2016
 
Low
Road closure in effect 
15 
Construction
O-Train Trillium Line multi-use pathway - completion of final landscaping and paving work 
O-Train Trillium Line multi-use pathway between Young Street and Carling Avenue   Monday, April 25 to Friday, June 10, 2016
 
High
Temporary weekday closure. Multi-use pathway will reopen each weekend, from Friday at 6 p.m. until Monday at 6 a.m. Detour signage in place. 
14, 15 
Construction
Spring maintenance work to Pretoria Bridge for 2016 season 
Pretoria Bridge - (Hawthorne Avenue) between Colonel By Drive and Queen Elizabeth   Sunday, May 1, 2016
6 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
High
Bridge closed. Pedestrian and cyclist acess will be maintained. 
17 
Construction
Facilitating maintenance of adjacent building  
Queen Street between Metcalfe Street and O'Connor Street  Monday, July 6, 2015 to Friday, June 2, 2017
 
Low
Lane reductions in effect  
14 
Construction
O-Train Confederation Line Light Rail (LRT) Transit project - construction for future Lyon Station 
Queen Street at Lyon Street  Monday, July 6, 2015 to Saturday, July 29, 2017
 
High
Following lane reductions in effect: • Lane reductions along Lyon Street between Sparks Street and Albert Street • Lane reduction on the north side Queen between Lyon Street and Kent Street, specifically to the west of the Marriott hotel • Lyon Street bike lane is being removed from Sparks to Albert streets for the duration of Lyon Station west entrance construction • Access to businesses, driveways and parking garages are being maintained while work is ongoing. When necessary, pedestrian access to sidewalks and crosswalks will be diverted.  
14 
Construction
O-Train Confederation Line Light Rail (LRT) Transit project - construction for future Lyon Station 
Queen Street westbound between Lyon Street and Bay Street  Monday, January 11 to Friday, December 30, 2016
 
High
Westbound lane of Queen Street closed. A signed detour in place to direct traffic travelling westbound on Queen Street to head south on Lyon Street North, west on Albert Street, north on Bay Street, and then west on Queen Street. Right-hand turns from Lyon Street North to Queen Street are banned.  
14 
Construction
Queen Street rehabilitation project 
Queen Street between Bay Street and Metcalfe Street  Sunday, April 24, 2016 to Wednesday, January 31, 2018
 
Medium
Queen Street reduced to one eastbound lane (changed to one-way). Westbound traffic is no longer permitted. A signed detour is in place to direct westbound motorists to Albert Street 
14 
Construction
Integrated Municipal Road Reconstruction 
Reid Avenue between Sherwood Drive and Kenilworth Street   Monday, April 18 to Friday, August 12, 2016
 
Low
Road closure in effect 
15 
Construction
Main Street reconstruction project 
Rideau River Drive between Main Street and Avenue Road  Wednesday, March 16 to Friday, July 15, 2016
 
Low
Road closure in effect, however, during the closure Rideau River Drive isconverted to permit two-way traffic 
17 
Construction
Rideau Centre Expansion 
Rideau Street eastbound between Sussex Drive and William Street  Monday, February 3, 2014 to Sunday, May 1, 2016
 
Medium
Eastbound reduced to single shared use lane 
12 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Rideau Street between Sussex Drive and Dalhousie Street  Friday, August 28, 2015 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
High
Traffic restrictions in effect. One lane in each direction open for exempt vehicles: OC Transpo and STO buses, taxis, delivery vehicles and light rail transit construction vehicles. Motorists and cyclists detoured with detour signage in place.  
12 
Construction
Installation of new gas main 
River Lane between Keefer Street and Dufferin Road  Wednesday, April 20, 2016 to Wednesday, May 2, 2018
 
Low
Road closed. However, during the closure the road will be converted to permit two-way traffic. Traffic control person(s) will be on-site where required to assist with local and emergency vehicle access 
13 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Scott Street/Albert Street between Smirle Avenue and Empress Avenue   Monday, July 6, 2015 to Wednesday, May 30, 2018
 
Medium
Long term lane reductions to accommodate new bus only lanes, Scott Street and Albert Street have been reduced to one eastbound lane and one westbound lane at all times  
15 
Construction
Integrated road, sewer and watermain reconstruction 
Sherry Lane Avenue between Brent Avenue and Majestic Drive  Monday, April 25 to Friday, August 19, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
9 
Construction
Structural Rehabilitation project 
Somerset Street overpass at O-Train  Monday, May 2 to Friday, June 17, 2016
 
Low
One vehicular lane and one bike lane traffic maintained at all times. Sidewalk may be closed on one side only. 
14, 15 
Construction
Installation of new sanitary, storm and watermain 
Spratt Road between Poplin Street and Rideau Road  Monday, April 18 to Monday, July 18, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
22 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Project (Phase 2) - road, sewer and watermain construction. 
Springfield Road between Buena Vista Road and Coltrin Road  Wednesday, April 27 to Thursday, June 9, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Installation of new sanitary, storm and water mains to service Mattamy Developments; Summerside West Subdivision 
Tenth Line Road between Southfield Way and Harvest Valley Avenue  Monday, May 2 to Friday, May 13, 2016
 
Medium
Road closed. Signed detour to direct motorists around the closure 
19 
Construction
Innovation Station and Park and Ride Facility Construction Project 
Terry Fox Drive (west of Innovation Drive)/Terry Fox Intersection; Innovation Drive between Terry Fox Drive and Goulbourn Forced Road; Goulbourn Forced Road (west of Innovation Drive)  Monday, April 25 to Saturday, December 31, 2016
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Low
 
4 
Construction
Rockcliffe Park Northwest Project (Phase 2) - road, sewer and watermain construction. 
Thorold Road between Manor Avenue and Springfield Road  Monday, April 18 to Friday, May 27, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
13 
Construction
Rehabilitation of Minto Bridges East and Centre 
Union Street between Minto Bridge Centre and Stanley Avenue  Monday, December 16, 2013 to Saturday, December 31, 2016
 
Low
Bridge closed - signed detours in place 
12, 13 
Construction
Confederation Line Light Rail Project 
Waller Street between Laurier Avenue East and Nicholas Street  Friday, July 26, 2013 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
 
Low
Road closed 
12 
Construction
Expansion of the Ottawa Art Gallery and redevelopment of Arts Court project 
Waller Street between Daly Avenue and MacKenzie King Bridge  Saturday, July 4, 2015 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017
 
Low
Access to Ottawa Art Gallery and Arts Court remains open. Daly Avenue eastbound reduced to one lane. Sidewalk on the west side of roadway closed. Pedestrian detours posted  
12 
Construction
Facilitating building repair 
Wellington Street between Kent Street and Bank Street  Tuesday, April 19, 2016 to Thursday, May 10, 2018
 
Low
Sidewalk on south closed 
14 
Construction
Watermain, sewers and road rehabilitation 
Woodcrest Road between Kilborn Avenue and Kilborn Avenue  Monday, April 11 to Friday, October 14, 2016
 
Low
Road closed 
18 

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For more information

City of Ottawa

  • Construction projects and local traffic issues: 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401)
  • Public transit alternatives: 613-741-4390 (TTY: 613-741-5280)
  • For information on future construction projects, view a list of construction projects by ward.

Province of Ontario

National Capital Commission

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