Main Street Rehabilitation / Clegg-Colonel By Intersection

The National Capital Commission (NCC) recently approved the temporary detouring of northbound OC Transpo service from Main Street onto Colonel By Drive between Clegg Street and Hawthorne Avenue. This detour is necessary to maintain northbound bus service within the community during the Main Street ‘Complete Street’ transformation from 2015 to 2017. The NCC has also approved an intersection improvement, including signalization, at the Colonel By / Clegg intersection. This work will also commence this spring. According to city staff the on-going Main Street utility relocation work by Bell Canada is progressing well. The Main Street contract is on schedule for a spring 2015 construction start.

Human Scale documentary - January 29 at Bytown Cinema

Human Scale documentary: A free screening of a documentary by noted architect Jan Gehl is scheduled at the Bytowne Cinema, 325 Rideau from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.), Thursday, January 29, 2015. Following the documentary, a panel of four local experts will discuss Ottawa's planning opportunities and challenges. The screening is sponsored by the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre, OOECA and SLOE.

OOECA's goals for 2015

The community association has identified their proposed goals for 2015, as well as updating the progress of ongoing goals. They are available for viewing here. If you have any comments / suggestions, please send them to info@ottawaeast.ca before February 6.

Update on Rideau River Pathways

The City of Ottawa has advised that the Rideau River pathways will remain open throughout January with the exception of some periods of flagging. At this time, they anticipate approximately 8 flagged closures of 5 to 10 minute duration for each pathway.

Safe Crossing at Colonel By Drive/Clegg, and Re-routing of OC Transpo Bus Routes During Roadwork

Below are two letters from the OOECA to the NCC regarding support for the new pedestrian signal at the intersection of Colonel By Drive and Clegg Street, as well as support for re-routing OC Transpo buses along Clegg Street and Colonel By Drive during the reconstruction of Main Street.

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