Construction Update

In the underground stations, crews prepare the West Entrance of Rideau Station for the installation of elevators. At the East Portal, roof waterproofing resumes with backfilling to follow in the coming weeks. At St-Laurent Station, porcelain panel installations are ongoing and work on the mullions for the glass walls is mostly complete. In the West, at Pimisi Station, crews are putting up porcelain panels at the stairways and completing the roof at the entrance canopy, while at Bayview Station, work is taking place on the platform edge angles

Porcelain panel installation at Pimisi Station 2018-03-22

West Stations

Tunney’s Pasture Station 
The work to install composite panels on the south roof continues. The signband conduit has been installed on the south side and installations continue on the north. The skylight framing will begin.

Bayview Station 
The composite metal panels (CMP) and the windscreen bases and posts installations progress. Crews have completed preparations for the north side platform edge plates and preparations for the south side are ongoing. The wiring for the cameras and PA system continues.

Pimisi Station
This week crews are putting in edge plates on the westbound platform. Porcelain panels are going in at the stairways, and at the entrance canopy, there is work taking place to complete the roof. Crews are also making progress on the lower-concourse service rooms.

Ongoing elevator work at Lyon Station 2018-03-26

Central Stations

Lyon Station 
Platform level tiling begins this week, in addition to the various wall and floor tiling occurring throughout the station. Intumescent painting as well as art work painting progresses, and ceiling HVAC equipment is installed at the west entrance.

Parliament Station 
The east platform fan rooms have been handed over to the mechanical team and the east concourse HVAC continues to be installed and commissioned. Stairway construction and work on the elevators and escalator installations advance.
Hydrovacing will occur intermittently during day time hours over the coming weeks to clean surface areas and underground lines in the tunnel.

Parliament Station west entrance
Escalator installation and assembly continues at the West Entrance. Stair construction and additional concrete works are ongoing. Waterproofing and rebar installation take place at the west TVS.

Parliament Station east TVS
Formwork is installed in preparation for the first concrete pour at the end of the week. A second pour is expected to happen next week.

Escalator installation at Parliament Station 2018-03-26

Rideau Station 
Visible progress is made at the station with stair construction, installation of overhead conduits, and mechanical and electrical rough-ins. Work continues on the passenger platforms and at the elevator shafts.

Rideau Station west entrance
This week, stair and escalator wall construction occurs. The west TVS continues with formwork, rebar and concrete pours. Additionally, escalator installation will commence as early as next week.

Rideau Station east entrance
Ongoing works include electrical and mechanical work throughout the station, and grade level intumescent painting. The installation of elevator divider beams wraps up this week. Roof arch adit forming continues in preparation for next week’s concrete pour.

East Portal
Roof waterproofing resumes with backfilling to follow in the coming weeks.

uOttawa Station
Crews are currently working on composite metal and porcelain panel installation. Formwork and rebar for the entrance stairs is underway. The snow-melt mesh and heat tracing are being installed.

Construction advances at Tremblay Station 2018-03-22

East Stations

Lees Station
Efforts will focus on the final platform topping pour, the composite metal panel (CMP) installations, and the east exit stair formwork. Elevators are being finished in preparation for testing. Crews are also completing mechanical and electrical finishes in advance of wood ceiling work.

Hurdman Station
Porcelain panel installations   continue. The composite metal panel (CMP) work for the south side is almost done and the CMPs for the north have been delivered. The wiring for the PA system and the cameras continues to be installed.

Tremblay Station
Crews are preparing to complete the concrete topping slab in the fare gate areas and they are completing elevator installations. The digital signband installation is nearly done. Other activities focuses on the layout and install of glazing.

Wood ceiling installation at Blair Station

St-Laurent Station
Digital signband installation is underway. Porcelain panel installations are ongoing. The work on the mullions for the glass walls is mostly complete. The electrical work at the BRT level is substantially completed. The entrance lantern structure has been completed.

Cyrville Station
Crews have completed the curbs in the upper concourse area. Work on the digital signband continues. Landscaping work is scheduled to resume in the coming weeks, including pouring concrete foundations for the bike racks.

Blair Station
Handrails are being completed at the station. The wood ceiling installation continues. There is ongoing work on the edge-of-platform light band and digital signband. The elevator stainless steel cladding is completed.

Crews preparing to pour the track slab west of Rideau Station 2018-03-26

Guideway and Trackwork

In the tunnel, crews will continue to advance the eastbound track slab at Rideau Station. Tunnel lighting installation is progressing. Overhead Cantenary System (OCS) installation in the East Portal-Rideau area is underway.

LRV testing at St. Laurent Station 2018-03-21

Upcoming Construction Activities

In the coming weeks, the following construction activities are scheduled to occur:

  • Wood ceiling installations at eastern stations.
  • Installation of digital signband and entrance lanterns at eastern stations.
  • Installation of porcelain panels and glass panels at uOttawa Station.
  • Installation of stray current monitors at various locations.
  • Pour of the arch at Rideau East entrance connection.

Glazing work at Pimisi Station and Bayview Station.