Construction Update

At Tunney’s Pasture Station, crews will be working on the topping slabs and the service rooms, while at Bayview Station; crews will be completing composite metal panel (CMP) installations and elevator glazing. At Rideau Station, there is ongoing painting, ceiling and electrical work to complete the East Entrance. Across the eastern stations, current activities include installation of glass panels, utility cabinets, fare-gate equipment, and entrance lantern glass and lighting.

Construction of the lower concourse entrance progresses at Pimisi Station 2018-05-28

West Stations

Tunney’s Pasture Station 
Work continues on the bus operator building, bus supervisor office, and maintenance building. Topping slabs for the concourse and the  eastbound and westbound platforms continue.

Bayview Station 
There is continuing work on the east plaza and the east stairs. The installation of CMP in the north and south roof are ongoing.

Pimisi Station
Platform weatherproofing and waterproofing continues. Installation of CMP in the lower concourse are expected to conclude in the coming weeks. Construction of the Booth Street Bridge bike lanes is scheduled to being next week.

Ongoing construction at uOttawa Station week of May 28, 2018

Central Stations

Lyon Station 
Architectural works are ongoing at the station. Crews are busy installing the fire alarm system, light fixtures and communication devices. Intumescent painting, ceiling panel installations and tiling occur as well.

Parliament Station 
At the platform level, insulation, mechanical and electrical rough-ins are installed for the HVAC system. Concourse tiling, hardware installations, work on the elevators, and communications installs occur as well.

Parliament Station west tunnel vent shaft (TVS)
Rebar installation, formwork, and the third concrete pour takes place this week.

Parliament Station east TVS
Hydrovacing will occur intermittently during day time hours over the summer months to clean surface areas and underground lines in the tunnel.

Escalator installation advances at Parliament Station east entrance 2018-05-24

Rideau Station 
Progress at the elevators continue with structural steel machine component installations, as well as painting. Escalator installations advance as well and the west concourse mezzanine progresses with rebar and decking. Work on the platform includes mechanical and electrical rough-ins, masonry walls and stair construction.
Hydrovacing will occur intermittently during day time hours over the summer months to clean surface areas and underground lines in the tunnel

Rideau Station west entrance
Escalator commissioning is wrapping up soon in this location. Elsewhere throughout the west entrance, concrete works, tiling, mechanical and electrical works occur. At the west TVS, forming, rebar, and the sixth concrete pours occur for the sixth of seven pours. Waterproofing and backfill will follow next week

Rideau Station east entrance 
Elevator shaft and head house intumescent painting wraps up this week. Next week, entrance elevators, glass panels, and siding finishes will begin to be installed. Other ongoing works include electrical, mechanical, and ceiling installations.

East Portal 
Backfilling of the cut and cover portion of the tunnel entrance is almost complete.

uOttawa Station
​The elevator shroud install is underway. Fare-gate installation preparations are ongoing, and crews will pour the final floor topping at the fare-gate areas. Other scheduled works include the installation of windscreen glass panels starting at the end of the week.

Wood ceiling completion at Tremblay Station week of May 28, 2018

East Stations

Lees Station
Work continues on the eastbound platform topping. Initial fare-gate installation works have started. Other scheduled installations include the canopy roof glazing and public art.

Hurdman Station
The work to install CMP is scheduled to conclude shortly. There is work anticipated on the north platform and south platform toppings. The entrance lanterns advance. The full-height glazing work is ongoing.

Tremblay Station
Fare-gate installation continues this month and utility cabinets will be going in. The wood ceilings have been completed.

Bike shelter installation at Cyrville Station week of May 28, 2018

St-Laurent Station
Porcelain panels are undergoing final finishes. The elevator glazing installation is ongoing. Crews are working on the fare-gates and lighting in that area. Other installations anticipated to begin include the concrete benches and public art.

Cyrville Station
Wood ceilings will be installed in the coming weeks. Crews will also work on the remaining signage, as well as the windscreens at the fare gates. Furnishings such as bike shelters and metal benches will also be going in.​

Blair Station
Utility cabinets and platform doors are being finished. Fare gate equipment and glazing installations have begun. Backlit entrance lantern installations will be underway soon. Public art installations are ongoing.

LRV testing at Lees Station 2018-05-28

Guideway and Trackwork

Regular train-testing occurs between Blair and uOttawa stations and OLRTC is looking ahead to the extension of regular train-testing through to Segment 1 in the near future. Segment 1 and the tunnel progress towards permanent electrification. Assembly of LRV34 has begun.

Upcoming Construction Activities

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

  • Completion and opening of stairs at the S-MUP at uOttawa Station.
  • Addition of bike lanes on the Booth Street Bridge.
  • Windscreen glass installation at Tunney’s Pasture Station.
  • Skylight glazing installation at Tunney’s Pasture Station.
  • Rideau Station west TVS grate installation.
  • Parliament Station west TVS grate installation