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Construction To Slow St. Laurent

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:  Beginning on Tuesday, July 29 southbound traffic along St. Laurent Boulevard will be reduced to one lane between Cyrville Road and Coventry Road. This is required to install a new watermain … Continue reading

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More Highway 417 Closures

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Friday, July 25, Hwy 417 will be reduced to two lanes in each direction between Nicholas Street and the Hwy 417/174 split from Friday evening at 9 p.m. until Monday … Continue reading

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Highway 174 Crash Prompts Repaving

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Due to the recent collision on Highway 174, repaving of the section between Trim Road and Cameron Street is scheduled to start at 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 26.

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Albert, Slater Get Thinner

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Lane reductions will occur on Albert Street and Slater Street while the bus-only lanes from Bay to Elgin are resurfaced, and all lanes are resurfaced on Slater Street from Empress to … Continue reading

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Albion, Leitrim Paving To Finish In September

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Beginning on Wednesday, July 9, sections of Albion and Leitrim Roads will be resurfaced as part of the City’s renewal efforts to improve transportation in Riverside South–Leitrim.

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Library Has Edifice Complex

You see, there’s this thing called the Internet. Librarians should know this very well because so many of them in the corporate world have been replaced by Google. Cost structures are so tight nowadays in the private sector that libraries … Continue reading

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Queen Street To Close For 3 Months

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Beginning July 7, Queen Street will be closed both directions between Metcalfe Street and Elgin Street to complete the Queen Street watermain replacement. The work is expected to last approximately three … Continue reading

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Highway 417 To Close On Weekend

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Beginning in the evening on Saturday, June 21 Highway 417 will be fully closed in the eastbound direction from Metcalfe Street to the Vanier Parkway and in the westbound direction from Vanier Parkway … Continue reading

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Lees Ave. To Close For 13 Weeks

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Lees Avenue from Chapel Crescent to the Transitway will be fully closed as of Monday June 16, for approximately 13 weeks to replace the overpass over Highway 417.

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Construction Will Slow Albert Street

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting June 9, 2014, Albert Street will be under construction from City Centre Avenue to Booth Street. During the construction Albert Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction. … Continue reading

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Laurier Bikeway Construction Begins

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Laurier Avenue is now under construction between Elgin Street and Cumberland Street to allow for the expansion of the east-west bikeway. Construction is scheduled to be completed in mid-August.

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Elgin Street Gets Thinner

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Beginning this week, Elgin Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction from McLeod Street to Frank Street. On-street parking will be removed. The lanes are expected to reopen … Continue reading

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Hwys. 417-174 Get Lane Reductions

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, May 4 until Sunday, May 11 there will be off-peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Kent Street and the Highway 417/174 split and between Parkdale … Continue reading

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Rideau Street Gets Thinner

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Monday, May 5, Rideau Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction from Chapel Street to the Cummings Bridge. In addition, the Augusta Street and Chapel Street intersections … Continue reading

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Traffic Delays On Hwy. 417 And 174

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, April 27 until Sunday, May 4 there will be off-peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Kent Street and the Highway 417/174 split and between Parkdale … Continue reading

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Lane Reductions On Hwy. 417

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Monday, April 21 until Sunday, April 27 there will be off-peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Kent Street and the Highway 417/174 split and between Parkdale … Continue reading

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Gladstone Work Resumes

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Gladstone Avenue, between Bank Street and Metcalfe Street, will be closed to commuters as of 9 a.m. on Monday, April 14. This closure is necessary to complete rehabilitation work to replace … Continue reading

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Culvert Woes Close Dilworth Road

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Dilworth Road is closed between Fourth Line Road and McCordick Road to replace an existing culvert. Work to place the culvert has begun today, and is slated to be completed in … Continue reading

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More Queensway Construction Woes

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, April 13 until Thursday, April 17 there will be off-peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Kent Street and the Highway 417/174 split and between Parkdale … Continue reading

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More Highway 417 Woes

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, April 6 until Sunday, April 13 there will be off-peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Kent Street and the Highway 417/174 split and between Parkdale … Continue reading

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Construction Season Opens

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: The spring and summer months will see an increase in construction-related activity across the city – including an unprecedented $51-million investment towards the road surfacing program. The planned road resurfacing work … Continue reading

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Airport Parkway Bridge Construction Resumes

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Beginning on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 construction will resume on the Airport-Parkway Pedestrian/ Cycling Bridge. Motorists should anticipate traffic impacts in the area along the work site.

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Building Increases In 2013

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Ottawa’s new housing and construction project activity rose higher in 2013, according to the City of Ottawa Building Code Services report.

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King Edward Avenue Construction

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Beginning Monday, March 17, lane reductions will begin on King Edward Avenue at the approach and egress of the Macdonald-Cartier Bridge. These lane reductions are required for overhead formwork installation on … Continue reading

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Are There Other City Building Woes?

Construction on the ill-fated Airport Parkway bridge. — This is a comment from frequent Bulldog contributor Ron Benn: There are two important questions that should have been asked by the committee members on the Airport Parkway bridge question, and they … Continue reading

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