Highway 417 construction update

Additional Highway 417 Lane Closures (overnight impacts):

Tuesday August 6 to Friday August 9 (Subject to change):

·         Traffic Impact: Overnight lane reductions on Highway 417 (in both directions) from Lees Avenue to Belfast Road to undertake further bridge and road work.

·         Noise impact: Overnight work will involve the continued installation of the roadway protection system required at the Rideau River (Hurdman) Bridge and the noise levels during this work are expected to be low to moderate.

Vanier Parkway N-W Ramp (Daytime and overnight impacts):

On-going from July 8 to week of August 12 (closure extended for up to 2 weeks):

·         Traffic Impact:  Vanier N-W on-ramp (coming from the north, heading west on Hwy 417) closure will be extended for up to 2 weeks to complete rock removal and storm sewer installation.

·         Noise Impacts: Rock Hoe Ramming and excavation will occur daily until 10:00pm (Monday – Sunday); noise levels during this work are expected to be moderate to high. Additional works will also be on-going overnight for the week, however overnight noise levels are expected to be minimal.

St. Laurent Overpass and Off-Ramps (Daytime and overnight impacts):

Ongoing from Monday, July 22nd to end of August (approx.) (Subject to change):

  • Traffic Impact:  Lane reductions along St. Laurent Blvd between Lemieux St. and Tremblay Rd., in both directions continue to be in effect. During this timeframe there may be overnight periods where St. Laurent is reduced to 1 lane in one or both directions.

·         Noise Impacts: Noise levels are expected to be minimal.

Tuesday August 6 and Wednesday August 7 (Subject to change):

·         Traffic Impact:  Overnight closures of the St. Laurent W-N/S off-ramp (coming from the west on Hwy 417, heading north/south at St. Laurent Blvd.) to change pavement markings (arrows).

·         Noise Impacts: Noise levels are expected to be minimal.

Friday August 9 (Subject to change):

·         Traffic Impact:  Overnight lane reduction on Highway 417 westbound from Cyrville Road to St. Laurent Blvd. to coordinate the St. Laurent off-ramp closure (detailed below).

·         Noise Impacts: Noise levels are expected to be minimal.

Friday August 9 to Saturday August 23 (Subject to change):

·         Traffic Impact:  Temporary closure of the St. Laurent E-N/S off-ramp (coming from the east, heading north/south at St. Laurent Blvd.) to traffic originating from OR 174 westbound. The work will involve removals, grading, paving and barrier wall.

Noise Impacts: Noise levels are expected to be low to moderate.

Friday August 9 – Permanent:

·         Traffic Impact:  Permanent closure of the St. Laurent E-N/S off-ramp (coming from the east, heading north/south at St. Laurent Blvd.) to traffic originating from Hwy 417 westbound.

East End of Project Limits (Daytime and overnight impacts):

Tuesday August 6 (Subject to change):

·         Traffic Impact:  Overnight closure of the OR 174 westbound off-ramp to Hwy 417 East.

·         Noise Impact: Noise levels are expected to be low to moderate.

Tuesday August 6 to Saturday August 10 (Subject to change):

·         Traffic Impact:  Overnight closure of the Highway 417 shoulder lanes (in both directions) between Innes Rd and Walkley Road. This will allow Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) work to continue.

·         Noise Impact: Noise levels are expected to be low to moderate.

·         Traffic Impact: Overnight closure of the OR 174 westbound shoulder lane from approximately Montreal Road to Blair Road. This will allow Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) work to continue.

·         Noise Impact: Noise levels are expected to be minimal.

Saturday August 3, Tuesday August 6 to Friday August 9 (Subject to change):

·         Traffic Impact:  Daytime and overnight lane reductions on Highway 417 westbound between Walkley and Innes Road. This will allow overhead sign footing works to continue.

·         Noise Impact: This location is not in proximity to any receptors (residential/commercial areas). 

We will continue to advise the local Councillors of the planned construction night works at a more detailed level as work progresses including consultation on residential notifications that are required. If you have any questions please contact myself or the Community Liaison Officer, Evelyn Danilko (Evelyn.Danilko@ottawa.ca).

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