Scott Street Widening
Road widening is ongoing from Holland to Smirle avenues. It includes backfilling and preparations for paving. Work to relocate the watermain and to connect a section of the multi-use pathway at Bayview Road continue. O-Train platform relocation work occurs.
Jawbreaker mines the central pillar and crews reinforce the station cavern with umbrella installation and grouting. With the final lining arch work completed in the running tunnel, the arch formwork is dismantled this week.
Lyon Station East and West Entrance
East Entrance: crews cut slabs, remove rebar and install formwork at the lower level parking elevators within Place de Ville.
West Entrance: Line drilling occurs in preparation for future controlled blasting operations. Crews continue drilling piles in the parking area.
Parliament Station Cavern
Crews continue drainage work in the tunnel transition moving west toward Lyon Station. Chewrocka completes excavation of the central pillar and umbrella installation takes place in the station cavern.
Crews mobilize to begin waterproofing the arch in the running tunnel and continue concrete pours for the starter walls. Crocodile Rouge continues mining the station cavern in drifts. Cavern reinforcements, including lattice girders and rockbolt installations, occur in the cavern.
Rideau Station East and West Entrance
East Entrance: crews continue reinforcements, including shoring. Line drilling for blasting operations occur this week.
West Entrance: crews continue working on the watermain and install piles at the future station entrance.
Crews continue installing sections of the utility corridor, moving south to north adjacent to the University of Ottawa buildings along Nicholas Street.
Tremblay, St-Laurent, Cyrville and Blair Stations
Demolition of the existing Transitway station and preparations for shoring occur at Tremblay Station. Demolition occurs at St-Laurent Station. Crews begin excavating and continue installing site services at Cyrville Station. Installation of site services and demolition continues at Blair Station.
Guideway construction – Booth Street Bridge
Formwork and installation of rebar at the north abutment continues.
Guideway – Hurdman Station
Deck formation and rebar installation is ongoing. Construction of the Reinforced Steel Structure RSS* walls east of the station is continue.
Guideway – Tremblay Station
Crews construct the concrete footings for the road east of VIA Rail Station.
Guideway – St-Laurent, Cyrville and Blair Stations
Trackwork continues with welding operations from Blair Station to just east of Cyrville Station. Crews install the retaining wall at the TPSS just east of Blair Station and work on the TPSS just west of Cyrville Station. Construction of the retaining wall occurs at southwest abutment of Cyrville Bridge. Ductbank installations continue from Cyrville to St-Laurent stations.
Belfast Yard Administration and Maintenance Building and Yard
Crews complete flooring and electrical work, and continue constructing the works stations inside the building. Installation of exterior wall panels is ongoing. Backfilling at the retaining pond, curb and sidewalk work, and installation of bollards occur onsite. Tracks installations continue on the west side of the yard.
Belfast Yard Vehicle Storage Shed and Connector Works
Installation of the roof, vents and retaining walls, as well as backfilling and watermain work is underway. Ballast installation occurs in the shed and drilling for trackwork continues at the connector.
Upcoming Construction Activities
In the coming weeks, the following construction activities are scheduled to occur:
- Rideau Station east entrance blasting operations
- Parliament Station entrance utilities relocations.
- Demolition of the former Hurdman Station bus structure.
- Assembly of Alstom Citadis light rail vehicles.
In the coming months:
- Lyon Station west entrance blasting operations.
- Lyon Station east entrance excavation and west shaft construction.