Scott Street Widening
Crews work installing traffic poles and signals. O-Train platform relocation begins. Surrounding multi-use pathways construction is ongoing.
Crews finalize the installation of the umbrella in the station cavern. Jawbreaker excavates the north and south elevator pockets and continues mining the station cavern in drifts.
Lyon Station East and West Entrance
East Entrance: crews complete cabling and slab work at the lower level parking elevators. Concrete work and rebar installations occur for the parking elevator.
West Entrance: Crews continue drilling piles and steel reinforcements.
Parliament Station Cavern
Crews install formwork in the tunnel transition moving west toward Lyon Station and install the umbrella in the station cavern. Chewrocka continues mining the cavern’s central pillar.
Crews install rebar and waterproof the running tunnel. Preparations begin to construct the invert in the next weeks. Reinforcements of the station cavern occur and include installing rockbolts and wire mesh.
Crocodile Rouge completes a section of the bench and mining of the cavern continues in drifts.
Rideau Station East and West Entrance
East Entrance: line drilling occurs for rock excavation. Crews continue blasting operations, followed by rock excavation. Blasting is ongoing through winter.
West Entrance: the installation of piles is ongoing at the future station entrance. Rebar installation and pouring of concrete piles occur.
Crews continue installing the utility corridor in sections, in front of the University of Ottawa buildings along Nicholas Street. Work includes excavation, installation of the corridor and backfilling.
Tremblay, St-Laurent, Cyrville and Blair Stations
Crews set-up equipment and drive piles for shoring at Tremblay Station. Platform slab removals occur at St-Laurent Station. Crews pour footings and walls, and excavate along the north side of Cyrville Station. Foundation excavation continues at Blair Station.
Guideway– Hurdman Station
Crews complete formwork, begin pouring the deck, and construct the piers for the elevated guideway. Rebar and formwork installation occurs on the deck of the structure east of the station. Preparatory demolition work for the existing bus loop begins.
Guideway– Tremblay Station
Backfilling, rebar and formwork installation begin on the abutments for the road east of VIA Rail Station.
Guideway– St-Laurent, Cyrville and Blair Stations
Final welding operations occur and ballast installation begins on the guideway from Blair Station to just past Cyrville Station. Crews also pull rail strings and mobilize to install overhead catenary poles from Blair Station moving westward. Grading and duct bank installations continue from west of Cyrville to St-Laurent stations.
Belfast Yard Administration and Maintenance Building and Yard
Work inside the building includes installation of platforms/equipment, and final flooring and electrical. Exterior metal panels are being completed and decorative bollard installations begin. Final backfilling at the retaining pond, curb, sidewalks, light bases, south side landscaping, welding operations and track installations occur in the yard.
Belfast Yard Vehicle Storage Shed and Connector Works
Final paving begins in the shed. At the connector, crews continue backfilling, installing the roof, constructing vents and begin installing rebar for trackwork. Work to relocate the watermain is ongoing on Tremblay Road.
Upcoming Construction Activities
In the coming weeks, the following construction activities are scheduled to occur:
- Parliament Station entrance utilities relocations.
- Demolition of the former Hurdman Station bus structure.
- Installation of girders on the remaining Hurdman Station elevated guideway columns.
- Assembly of Alstom Citadis light rail vehicles.
In the coming months:
- Lyon Station west entrance blasting operations.
- Lyon Station east entrance and west shaft construction.