Councillor Shad Qadri provided this recap of a public information session held earlier this week about construction for Minto’s Potter’s Key subdivision. Highlights: construction vehicles can only access the site from Hazeldean Road, and blasting starts on Tuesday, January 17. Tree cutting on the site began in the fall of 2016 and construction of the subdivision is expected to continue until December 2019.
Related: The deadline for comments on the Feedmill Creek rehabilitation plan is Sunday
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(via City of Ottawa)
The City of Ottawa is in the process of constructing the new Kanata West Pump Station and Forcemains to provide servicing to new development in the region. Work will involve the construction of a sanitary pump station at 1540 Maple Grove Road, a trunk sewer extension along Maple Grove Road, and twin forcemains along Maple Grove, Terry Fox and Katimavik. This notice serves as an update to the progress of work onsite in particular on Maple Grove Road.
Please be advised that Maple Grove Road will be closed from Huntmar Drive to Terry Fox Drive from September 8th until October 28th, 2016 to complete a sewer crossing and reinstate the road surface. Access to all properties will be maintained throughout the work.
(press release from the City of Ottawa)
Starting Monday July 4, Katimavik Road will be closed from Terry Fox Drive to Davis Avenue until July 17 to accommodate installation of sanitary sewer forcemains.
To keep the duration of the road closure as short as possible, work will proceed during peak and off-peak hours, and if necessary hours of work will be extended to ensure the work is completed within the allotted two weeks. Continue reading
(Photo: The GRC pool under repair in May 2015.)
A former Goulbourn councillor says an out-of-court settlement made a decade ago means we may never know who’s really responsible for problems with the GRC pool.
“Settling out of court provides a form of cover from scrutiny, does it not, for whoever screwed this up and/or maybe supplied defective materials, design, supervision, or duty of care teamwork and/or workmanship?” wrote Mike Bryan in an email to StittsvilleCentral.ca. Continue reading
(via Shad Qadri)
Mattamy Homes has advised that they are planning to place the toplift of asphalt on Johnwoods next week. Once they paved the road with base course asphalt they had to allow time to account for settlement.
They have scheduled a crew to place the toplift, weather permitting on Tuesday, October 27th, however it is possible it may occur another day during the week. It is anticipated that the work will only take one day, and during that day there will be a lane closure with flag men to direct traffic.
The construction on the street was due to installation of watermain loops for the Fairwinds West community.
(via the City of Ottawa)
Eagleson Road will be closed to through traffic from Fallowfield Road to Old Richmond Road, starting Tuesday, October 13 until late November. Local access will be maintained.
A signed detour will be posted using Fallowfield Road to Old Richmond Road. Cyclists should consider alternate routes as the road closure on Eagleson will apply to all vehicles including bicycles. Continue reading
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(From the City of Ottawa.)
The 2013 Wildlife Strategy identified the need to update and revise the City’s current wildlife construction protocol, previously approved by the former Region of Ottawa-Carleton, prior to amalgamation.
During summer, 2014, City staff consulted with key stakeholders to obtain their feedback on what changes are needed to the protocol. These stakeholders include:
- Regulatory agencies
- Wildlife experts
- Representatives from the development industry, and
- Environmental consultants
Most of the lane reductions on the westbound Queensway between Moodie and Eagleson will be removed by October 10, and the Carp Road overpass will re-open by the end of the month.
Those two updates and more were provided in an update today from Andrew MacHardy, from McIntosh Perry Consulting Engineers. Here’s his full email, sent to media and city officials. Continue reading
Here’s an update on Queensway construction in the Kanata/Stittsville area, provided by Andrew MacHardy from McIntosh Perry Consulting Engineers. Work is expected to finish on schedule later this fall.