Echo Drive - Possible Safety Enhancements

At the OOECA annual general meeting on November 11, 2014, a question from the membership was raised of whether there could be safety improvements for users of Echo Drive. Several OOECA board members met with Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA) board members and others to discuss this. For more details, read the summary of the discussion. Please contact if you have any thoughts or comments on this discussion.

Update on Eastern and Western Rideau River Pathways

The City of Ottawa advises that both the eastern and western Rideau River pathways will be reopened on December 13 and are anticipated to remain open until early January.

Main Street Sidewalk Construction Update

The Main Street utility construction work is well under way. Due to delays in the work on Marlowe Crescent, the completion date has been pushed back slightly. Hydro Ottawa now anticipates that the bulk of the remaining work will be completed by December 5th, with some minor activity continuing up to the following Friday (December 12th, 2014).

Open House on Colonel By Drive and Clegg Street Crossing Improvements - Thursday, December 11

The National Capital Commission (NCC) and the City of Ottawa invite you to take part in an open house where they will present the proposed design of the upcoming planned improvements to the crossing point at Colonel By Drive and Clegg Street.

Thursday, December 11, 5:30 pm to 8 pm
Saint Paul University
Laframboise Hall, Room L120
223 Main Street

Update on Rideau River Pathways

Latest update from the City of Ottawa on the Rideau River Pathways:

Eastern Pathway – currently closed until as early as December 13. Alternate route maps will be in place at multiple access points.
Western Pathway – currently closed until as early as December 13. A signed detour route is in place directing pedestrians and cyclists via Lees and Robinson.


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