Construction Update

All of the rail has now been installed along the Confederation Line.Windscreen and fare gate glazing is in progress at Tremblay Station and Hurdman Station, while canopy glazing is underway at Lees Station. At Tunney’s Pasture Station, current activities include elevator glazing work and the excavation and foundations needed for the bus operator building.

Mullion installation at Bayview Station 2018-04-30

West Stations

Tunney’s Pasture Station 
Current activities include elevator glazing work and completion of the service rooms within the station. Excavation and foundations will begin shortly for construction of the bus operator building.

Bayview Station 
Works this month will focus on fabrication and installation of the full-height mullions, windscreen posts and windscreens. In addition, crews expect to complete the roof glazing and elevator glazing in the coming weeks.

Pimisi Station
Crews are preparing to pour the platform topping slabs and are completing the artwork foundations. Around mid-May, the canopy glazing will be installed. Framing for the composite panel ceiling is also scheduled.

Tactile walking plate installation at Lyon Station 2018-04-30

Central Stations

Lyon Station 
This week, rebar installation and concrete pours for the north platform edge takes place. Crews install the fire alarm system, communications systems and devices, and digital signband conduit.  Work on ceiling ductwork progresses, alongside tiling, painting, glazing and door installation. In addition, the wood ceiling begins to be installed.

Parliament Station 
Construction advances with work on fan rooms, elevator glazing, and rough-in installations throughout the station. Tiling and work on the station’s communications room progresses. In addition, door hardware installations and painting is taking place. Hydrovacing will continue intermittently during daytime hours over the coming weeks to clean surface areas and underground lines in the tunnel.

Parliament Station west TVS
Installation of the first section of wall rebar wraps up and formwork installation occurs. Next week, the first concrete pour will take place.

Parliament Station east TVS
The grate is set and the final concrete pour takes place this week. Next week, shoring will be removed and waterproofing and backfilling will occur.

Escalator installation at Rideau Station west entrance 2018-04-30

Rideau Station 
Passenger platforms progress with the installation of doorframes, mechanical and electrical rough-ins, and the construction of stairs to the concourse level. Overhead conduit installations and work on the elevators with structural steel installations and painting advances. Hydrovacing will occur intermittently during day time hours over the coming weeks to clean surface areas and underground lines in the tunnel.

Rideau Station west entrance
The concourse topping is poured this week and escalator commissioning is ongoing. In addition, equipment is installed in the communications room. At the west TVS, waterproofing, and rebar and formwork installation occur. Towards the end of the week, the fourth concrete pour will take place.

Rideau Station east entrance
At the platform level, fire separation walls are constructed and doors and hardware are installed. Elsewhere, mechanical and electrical installations take place, and painting occurs throughout the station.

East Portal
Backfilling takes place next week.

uOttawa Station
Composite panel installations are nearing completion. Digital signband installation is underway. Crews are scheduled to put up the canopy glazing shortly. The steel and the electrical rough-ins for the entrance lantern signs are also expected to be installed.

Wood ceiling installation at Tremblay Station 2018-04-26

East Stations

Lees Station
The canopy glazing is in progress and is anticipated to conclude mid-May. The elevator shroud has been completed. Other scheduled works include: light fixtures at the digital signband; handrail posts and handrails; and wood ceiling framing.

Hurdman Station
The windscreen and fare gate glazing is expected to be completed later this month. The edge-of-platform lighting is ongoing. The artwork support has been installed.

Tremblay Station
Windscreen and fare gate glazing is underway, as are the stair handrails and glazing, which will be ongoing until the end of May. The canted wall glazing is being finalized. Crews also expect to complete the elevator cladding and the elevator glazing.

Ongoing construction at Cyrville Station April 2018

St-Laurent Station
The concourse flooring work is progressing. Stair and windscreen glazing is ongoing and will be completed this month.

Cyrville Station
The elevator lighting is being finalized. Light fixture installations are ongoing. Other scheduled works include the electrical rough-ins for the entrance lanterns, and windscreens for the fare gate location.

Blair Station
The wood ceiling installations are ongoing, as is the upper concourse glazing. Platform doors are being finished. Landscaping is ongoing and concrete benches will be delivered soon.

OCS installations east of Parliament Station 2018-04-30

Guideway and Trackwork

All rail has now been installed along the Confederation Line. Crews will work on electrification of the western alignment and the tunnel. Regular train-testing occurs between Blair and uOttawa station and OLRTC is looking ahead to the extension of regular train-testing in Segment 1 in the near future.

Upcoming Construction Activities

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

  • Wood ceilings are going up, beginning at the easternmost stations.
  • Digital signband, light-band and entrance lanterns will be installed at the eastern stations.
  • Completion of stairs at the S-MUP at uOttawa Station.
  • Windscreen glass installation at Tunney’s Pasture Station.
  • Skylight glazing installation at Tunney’s Pasture Station.