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Updated design drawings for the Rideau River Western Pathway

Here are the updated design drawings for the Rideau River Western Pathway project. Details include the pathway alignment and new fencing proposed at the Brantwood Park baseball diamond backstop

Remediation work at Springhurst Park

Remediation work at Springhurst Park has begun. Please read the City of Ottawa's Q&A document for more information about this project.

Main Street Construction Newsletter #30

City staff have published their latest newsletter with updates on the Main Street construction. The newsletter is available in English and French, and has a corresponding construction map. The newsletter is posted on our Main Street page, along with other background information on the construction.

Notice to Residents: McIlraith Bridge Rehabilitation

Sand blasting and coating work on the McIlraith Bridge at the span over Riverside Drive will start on
September 19, 2016. The work will be carried out during night for approximately 6 weeks.

WHO

The City of Ottawa Contractor, R.W. Tomlinson, will complete the work.

WHY

In order to mitigate the risk of illegal over‐sized truck impacting the scaffolding over Riverside
Drive and ensure worker’s safety, the sand blasting and coating work will be carried out at night.
Riverside Drive at the bridge section will be closed at night and the traffic will be detoured via the
ramps with some modification at the intersection of Smyth Road and four‐way stop signs to
facilitate the traffic control. The traffic control will be reinstated during daytime without any
impact to the daytime traffic. The noise part of the work is sand blasting which will take up to 11
days. Noise exemptions will be applied according to the City of Ottawa Noise By‐law.

WHEN

Traffic control at night will start on September 19, 2016 for approximately 6 weeks. The noise bylaw
exemption will take up to 11 days.

WHERE

McIlraith Bridge is located on Main Street connecting Smyth Road over the Rideau River and
Riverside Drive.

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