LRT Phase 2 Construction Updates West – Summer/Fall

This just in yesterday from the City:

In the west, utility relocation activities are underway in preparation for the commencement of cut and cover tunnel construction later this year, preparation for a new road bridge at Iris is underway, and work at Lincoln Fields is in full swing.

Dominon Station

Tree trimming and minor brush removal will take place in Connaught Park to accommodate a future multi-use pathway.

Byron and Richmond Corridor (Byron Linear Park)

  • Hydro Ottawa duct bank excavations have started on the north side of Richmond Road between Woodroffe Avenue and Cleary Avenue.
  • Sidewalk construction is underway on the south side of Byron Avenue.
  • Sidewalk construction will begin on Richmond Road between McEwen Avenue and Redwood Avenue.
  • Hydro relocation work has also started on Richmond Road near McEwen Park and is progressing east.

Rochester Field Laydown Site

  • This site will be used for the coordination of equipment, crews, and materials that will support Parkway Tunnel construction.
  • Construction site setup has started with the building of an access road and fence installation.

SJAM Parkway Dominion to Cleary

  • Excavation, granular, paving and drainage work ongoing.
  • The pathway on the south side of the SJAM has been closed with a detour in place.
  • Lane closures will be needed at the SJAM at Carling Avenue, by Lincoln Fields in order to relocate utilities.

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