This week at the eastern section of the Confederation Line, crews are completing the concrete topping slab at Tremblay Station’s entrance area while in the west, at Bayview Station, crews are working on concrete formwork and rebar for the west plaza stairs. The central stations progress as well with concrete works occurring at all four stations.
Tunney’s Pasture Station
Crews continue to work on the precast concrete steps installation and the installation of composite metal panels (CMP) on the south roof. The windscreen glass is arriving and the skylight frames have completed installation.
Current activities focus on CMP installation at the south roof. Crews are also doing the concrete formwork and rebar for the west plaza stairs. Electrical rough-ins at the concourse and platform are continuing, as are finishes in the lower ancillary building
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.
Construction is ongoing and includes artwork painting; ductwork and permanent lighting installations; tiling throughout the station; and intumescent painting. In addition, wiring and device installation takes place for the communications systems and crews continue to work on the elevators.
Crews are busy installing elevator, electrical, mechanical and ductwork rough-ins throughout the station. The communications team is setting up the station’s communication room, and escalator installation progresses.
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
Intumescent painting and additional concrete works occur while escalator installation and assembly progresses. Wall waterproofing and raft slab rebar and concrete pours take place at the west TVS.
Parliament Station east TVS
In preparation for next week’s second concrete pour, crews are busy installing rebar and formwork.
Visible progress is made at the station with stair construction and works related to the upcoming escalator installations. Rebar, formwork and concrete pours take place for the platform slabs and crews work to finish the floor topping in the communications room.
Rideau Station west entrance
Construction is ongoing and includes the installation of escalators and a separation wall in between. The West TVS progresses with rebar, formwork and the first of five concrete pours to build the shaft walls.
Rideau Station east entrance
This week, the adit arch is poured, followed by formwork stripping. Work on the head house envelope begins, while electrical and mechanical works are ongoing throughout the entire station.
Cleanup is underway. Additional waterproofing will be taking place soon, in preparation for the backfill of excavated areas.
The entrance stairs connecting to the S-MUP (multi-use pathway) continues to show progress, with formwork and rebar continuing. Crews are currently working on composite metal and porcelain panel installation. The snow-melt mesh and heat tracing are being installed.
Efforts will focus on the final platform topping pour, 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.
Porcelain panels are continuing. The CMP work for the south side is almost completed.. The wiring for the PA system and the cameras continues to be installed.
Saw cutting and sandblasting of the concrete topping slab at the entrance area continue, as do the electrical rough-ins for the entrance lantern. Crews are also finishing the installation of the elevator glazing. Cameras and speakers are also going up throughout the station.
Digital signband installation is underway. Porcelain panels 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.
Crews have completed the outstanding curbs on the upper concourse. Work on the digital signband continues. Landscaping work is scheduled to resume in the coming weeks, including pouring the concrete for the bike racks.
Handrails are being completed throughout the station, while 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.
Guideway and Trackwork
Crews will work on electrification of the western alignment and the tunnel. Currently in the tunnel, the east bound track slab has been completed in the tunnel and the west bound track slab continues to progress.
Upcoming Construction Activities
In the coming weeks, the following construction activities are scheduled to occur:
- Wood ceiling architectural finishes at the easternmost stations.
- Digital signband, light-band and entrance lanterns will be installed at eastern stations.
- Completion of stairs at the multi-use pathway at uOttawa Station.
- Rideau Station West Entrance escalator to be installed and readied for service.
- Pour of the roof arch at Rideau East Entrance.
- Windscreen glass installation at Tunney’s Pasture Station.
- Installation of stray current monitors at various locations along the guideway.