As part of the Stage 2 O-Train Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, crews and equipment will be working overnight in the Parkway/Byron Tunnel.
Night work is required in the Parkway/Byron Tunnel, as work proceeds on the cut and cover tunnel structures (concrete tunnel floor, walls, and roof) activities. Night work may include excavation (digging with a small excavator) and hauling, welding activities, hoisting operations, installation of form work for tunnel walls and roof, concrete pouring, fueling, equipment maintenance and servicing, and site housekeeping.
Pile drilling, rock breaking, vacuum truck excavation is NOT permitted overnight.
KEV anticipates that periodic night work will be required throughout 2023. Night work will occur subject to a valid noise by-law exemption, in addition to daytime activities on weekdays and weekends.
Daytime hours of construction are Monday to Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sunday and on Statutory Holidays.
To complete critical project work that is time sensitive and/or required during off-peak hours.
Parkway/Byron Tunnel from Rochester Field along the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway (SJAM), and along Byron Park to north Lincoln Fields.
Noise and vibration from crews and heavy equipment may be expected.
All construction vehicles and equipment, working overnight on the Parkway/Byron Cut and Cover Tunnel, will be equipped with broadband back-up alarms. Trucks use approved haul routes and workers and contractors park in designated parking areas.
Generators are required to run equipment in the tunnels and/or wrapped in noise barriers.
Site lighting for overnight work is required to maintain safe working conditions for workers. The use of lights will be minimized where possible and special attention paid to ensure that it is not impacting nearby residences.
The construction work outlined in this notice is subject to change. Work may be delayed or extended due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.
The City of Ottawa thanks residents for their patience as we work to complete these construction activities.
The safety of the public and workers is paramount, and we thank you for your patience during construction.
Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. The Stage 2 team makes every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require disability-related accommodation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ward 7 – Weekly Night Work Summary
A weekly summary of night work, providing greater detail as to the type and location of activities, is shared at the outset of each week. If you would like to receive the Ward 7 Weekly Night Work Summary, please email email@example.com to be added to the distribution list.
Future work is required in this area. Additional construction updates, such as changes to work sequencing and the duration or impact of this work will be communicated via the Stage 2 project e-newsletter. To receive these electronic updates please sign up at Ottawa.ca/Stage2connect. Be sure to select updates for “New Orchard Station”, “Sherbourne Station” and “Kichi Sibi Station”. For other accommodations, or questions, please contact:
Rail Construction Program
City of Ottawa