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.


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


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.


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


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

The Regional Group presents concept plans on North Village at Greystone - September 27

Special meeting of Old Ottawa East Community Association (OOECA)
7:00 p.m., Old Town Hall, 61 Main Street
The Regional Group and their consultants will present their concept plans and vision for the North Village at Greystone. This is an opportunity to review the proposed minor zoning amendments to implement these plans. Regional has agreed with the City of Ottawa to extend the comment period to October 7 to allow the community time to provide their comments after the presentation.

Notice of 2016 Joint Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting of Old Ottawa East Community Association (OOECA) and Community Activities Group of Ottawa East (CAG)

Church of the Ascension
253 Echo Drive
Everyone welcome!
7:00 p.m., registration
7:15 p.m., annual meeting call to order, followed by a social hour

If you or someone you know is interested in serving on the OOECA or CAG Boards, please contact us no later than October 31, 2016.

City of Ottawa R4 Zoning Review

Please visit our planning page for new information about the City of Ottawa's R4 Zoning Review and how it may impact Old Ottawa East.

Community Survey Results

In the Spring, the Community Activities Group of Old Ottawa East (CAG) and the Old Ottawa East Community Association (OOECA) conducted a survey. Our goal? To find out what you love about our community as a whole, what would you love to fix and what amenities/services would you like to see in our rapidly growing and changing community. Thank you to all 198 residents who responded in the survey. Your input will help our organizations plan for the future and better serve the community. Read this summary to find out more about the survey results.

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