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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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Update On Hwy. 417-174 Slowdowns

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, January 12 until Sunday, January 19 there will be off peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Nicholas Street and the Highway 417/174 split. In addition … Continue reading

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New Highway 417-174 Slowdowns

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, December 8 there will be off peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Parkdale Avenue and Walkley Road and on Highway 174 between Montreal Road and … Continue reading

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Overnite Lane Reductions On Highway 174

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Monday, December 2 and through the week, overnight geotechnical drilling is being conducted along Highway 174, between Blair Road and Montreal Road and will result in lane reductions.

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Hwy. 417-174 Creep And Crawl

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, December 1 there will be off peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Parkdale Avenue and Walkley Road and on Highway 174 between Montreal Road and … Continue reading

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Meadowlands Drive Construction Complete

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Meadowlands Drive has re-opened between Inverness Avenue and Tiverton Drive, on time and on budget. This was the final section of the Meadowlands Drive Reconstruction project, a $16.7 million initiative to … Continue reading

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More Highway 417-174 Delays

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, November 24 there will be off peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Parkdale Avenue and Walkley Road and on Highway 174 between Montreal Road and … Continue reading

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Highway 417 Work Continues This Winter

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: This winter, most construction projects will go on hiatus while others, like the Highway 417 expansion and the Confederation Line projects, will continue, with traffic volume expected to remain at the … Continue reading

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Bridge Work To Close Airport Parkway

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: The Airport Parkway will be closed between Hunt Club Road and Brookfield Road beginning Friday November 22 at 10 p.m. until Saturday November 23 by noon.

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Highway 417-174 Traffic Jams Continue

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Saturday, November 16 there will be additional off peak lane closures on Highway 417 in both directions between Parkdale Avenue and Walkley Road and on Highway 174 between Montreal Road … Continue reading

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Major Traffic Jam Expected On Highway 417

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: The City of Ottawa is issuing a traffic alert to east-end residents travelling on the westbound 417 due to lane closures following a natural gas pipeline break.

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Construction To Slow Airport Parkway

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Beginning today, work will occur in the vicinity of the Airport Parkway Pedestrian and Cycling Bridge that will have impacts to traffic. If flagging is necessary, it will occur off-peak.

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Construction Mishap Closes Hwy. 417 Lane

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: On November 10, a gas line leak prompted the closure of the right hand lane on Highway 417 westbound between Belfast and the Vanier Parkway.

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The Latest Highway 417-174 Tie-ups

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, November 3 there will be additional off peak lane closures on Highway 417 in both directions between Parkdale Avenue and Walkley Road and on Highway 174 between Montreal Road … Continue reading

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Ottawa Traffic Tie-Ups

This Bulldog reader, like so many of us, is concerned about the increasing traffic congestion in the city, much of it the result of road reconstruction during daytime. His comments are below:

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Highway 417 Loses Two Lanes

Well at least we’ll have a sign telling us why we are lost in hideous traffic. This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Monday, October 7, Highway 417 will be reduced by one lane in each direction … Continue reading

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Yikes. More Hwy. 417 Lane Closures

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, September 15 there will be additional off peak lane closures on Highway 417 in both directions between Nicholas Street and the Hwy 174 split.

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