March 23, 2020 Notice of electrical service improvements that Hydro Ottawa will be undertaking in Bay Ward.
Byron Avenue and Richmond Road Underground Infrastructure Installation and Pole Replacement Hydro Ottawa Project #9202012618CL-TUG
The project involves the installation of new underground duct and manhole structures, the replacement of 5 hydro poles and the installation of 4 new poles in advance of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Stage 2 project works that will be taking place along Richmond Road and Byron Avenue. This work is necessary to maintain the reliability of the electricity distribution system in the area.
Work on this project is scheduled to commence on March 23, 2020 and continue until May 29, 2020. Residents will notice an increased construction presence throughout the duration of the project, including excavation activities and construction vehicles.
Traffic control will be implemented when required to ensure that roads and driveways remain accessible and safe to residents and staff. In order to minimize noise concerns, we will ensure that work is completed weekdays between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Be assured that all residents and businesses in the affected area will receive advanced notice of the project and be provided with a point of contact.
Planned power interruptions are not expected to occur as a result of this project. We will work diligently to reduce disruptions and our qualified staff and contractors will conduct this work safely and efficiently, ensuring that any inconvenience is minimal.
Hydro Ottawa is committed to delivering safe, reliable electricity service and keeping residents informed of upgrades and emergency work taking place in the community.