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.
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.
There is continuing work on the east plaza and the east stairs. The installation of CMP in the north and south roof are ongoing.
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.
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.
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 east TVS
Hydrovacing will occur intermittently during day time hours over the summer months to clean surface areas and underground lines in the tunnel.
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.
Backfilling of the cut and cover portion of the tunnel entrance is almost complete.
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.
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.
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.
Fare-gate installation continues this month and utility cabinets will be going in. The wood ceilings have been completed.
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.
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.
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.
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