Carling Avenue between Edgeworth Avenue and the Transitway
As part of the Stage 2 O-Train Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, traffic lanes on Carling Avenue will be shifted and lanes reduced to one lane in either direction from west of Edgeworth Avenue to east of the Transitway, as crews complete necessary utility works.
What: Lane reductions and construction activities on Carling Avenue.
When: Friday, August 25 at 10:00 p.m. to Monday, August 28 at 6:00 a.m. Daytime and overnight.
Why: The reduction of lanes along Carling Avenue are required to complete watermain connections at Lincoln Fields Station, and to reinstate the roadway.
Where: Carling Avenue between Edgeworth Avenue and the Transitway.
Noise and vibration from trucks and heavy equipment is expected. Construction activities will include; asphalt removal, excavation and grading work using excavators, bulldozers, and compactors, installation of a trench box, trucks bringing granular material and hauling away excavated materials, paving and line painting.
Site lighting for overnight work will be required and crews will place and/or direct the light to mitigate impact on residents nearby.
Motorists should adhere to detours, traffic control signage, posted speed limits, allow for added travel time and use extra caution when moving through active construction corridors as traffic patterns change.
Pedestrians and cyclists should use extra caution and adhere to posted signage when localized detours are in-place, to ensure safety.
To receive Stage 2 LRT electronic updates please sign up at Ottawa.ca/Stage2connect and click ‘Connect with Us’ and select updates for “Lincoln Fields Station”. For other accommodations, or questions, please contact:
Rail Construction Program,
City of Ottawa