Preparatory activities (borehole drilling, site office mobilization, pre-construction surveys, site preparations and tree clearing, etc.) are currently underway on each O-Train extension.
O-Train Confederation Line West Extension
Tree and vegetation removal
Clearing is currently underway at the following locations:
- Baseline and Iris Station
- Pinecrest and Queensview Station
- Byron Linear Park (between McEwen and Cleary Avenue)
Clearing is planned for the following
locations pending permits and
- Moodie Light Maintenance and Storage Facility (LMSF)
- Bayshore Station
- Connaught Avenue and Southwest Transitway
- Lincoln Fields Station
- Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway
Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway (SJAM) Cut and Cover Tunnel Preparatory Works
- SJAM is shifting north to accommodate the space required to construct a cut-and-cover tunnel between Dominion Station and Cleary Avenue.
- Off-peak lane reductions may occur between Dominion Avenue and Cleary Avenue, although bidirectional traffic will always be maintained.
- Crews have completed paving tie-ins that connect new sections with existing asphalt.
- Line painting is currently underway with the new westbound lanes are anticipated to open the week of November 18.
Woodroffe Pond Preparatory Works
- Fence installation and tree clearing began week of November 11
- Multi-Use Pathway construction is scheduled for the end November
- Excavation of Woodroffe Pond will begin when the Environmental Compliance Approval permit is received.
West site office and day-to-day yard set up (Baseline Road and Navaho Drive)
- Final installation efforts are underway. Occupation is anticipated to take place in late November.
- This site will be used for the coordination of Confederation Line West construction activities.
Communications and Stakeholder Relations
New tools have been established for stakeholders to stay up to date on the Stage 2 LRT project. The main source of information for the project will be Ottawa.ca/Stage2, where stakeholders can now access the following:
- New Stage 2 LRT interactive map
- New Stage 2 LRT newsletter
- Station descriptions and renderings
- Factsheets and other helpful resources
The project’s website will transition to Ottawa.ca in late-November. Stakeholders can continue to direct inquiries to the Stage 2 LRT project’s email account, Stage2@ottawa.ca.