Scott Street Widening
Final pavement and markings occur this week on Scott Street. Crews complete connections and final works for the O-Train platform.
Jawbreaker completed final bench excavation in Lyon Station; this means mining from the West Portal to the eastern end of Lyon Station cavern is 100% done.
Jawbreaker is expected to move to Parliament Station cavern this week.
Lyon Station East and West Entrance
East Entrance: work continues on parking level, including formwork and concrete pouring. Utility relocations are ongoing at Place de Ville.
West Entrance: hoarding installation occurs and work continues on the construction of the traffic bridge. Support installation continues in the parking lot at Queen and Lyon streets. Traffic reconfiguration is also occurring.
Parliament Station Cavern
Reinforcements and excavation continue as crews prepare for the arrival of Jawbreaker this week.
Parliament Station East and West Entrance
Demolition and excavation are ongoing at the parking levels, while utility work continues.
Excavation is ongoing in the drifts of the Rideau Station cavern and work on the last umbrella continues. In the running tunnel, waterproofing and formwork occur.
Rideau Station East and West Entrance
Rideau West: crews are midway through piling and have completed shoring at the Rideau Station mid-entrance. Capping of watermain has been completed.
Rideau East: blasting, rock excavation, hoe ramming and material removal are ongoing.
Hurdman, Tremblay, St-Laurent, Cyrville and Blair Stations
At Hurdman Station, removal of the former platform is being completed and installation of hydro connections is set to begin. At Tremblay Station, preliminary foundation work begins as well as preparation for the installation of decorative hoarding. At St-Laurent Station, excavation of the station footing and northeast sidewalk occurs, and formwork begins for the electrical room.
At Cyrville Station, construction of the station and windscreen footings continues. At Blair Station, concrete pours for the station walls and footings occur, and backfilling is set to commence by the end of the week.
Guideway – Hurdman Station
Delivery and installation of girders occur for the remaining section of the elevated guideway.
Guideway – Tremblay Station
Construction continues on the abutment on the road east of VIA Rail. Work includes rebar installation and pours.
Guideway – St-Laurent, Cyrville and Blair Stations
Duct bank and overhead catenary pole foundation installations are ongoing west of St-Laurent Station to past Tremblay Station. Trackwork installation takes place from Cyrville Station to just west of St-Laurent Station. Final placement of pre-ballast and toe wall construction at TPSS structure occur west of Cyrville Station.
Belfast Yard Administration and Maintenance Building and Yard
Work is ongoing at the east end of the site including fence installation, landscaping and line painting. Preliminary work begins to install OCS poles.
Belfast Yard Vehicle Storage Shed and Connector Works
Grading is being completed from the shed to the connector. OCS pole installations are ongoing while crews complete the track slab pours and pull rail strings in sections through the connector. Road reconstruction including backfilling, waterproofing, work on the watermain and finalizing the multi-use pathway continues through November.
Upcoming Construction Activities
In the coming weeks, the following construction activities are scheduled to occur:
- Jawbreaker to move from Lyon Station cavern to Parliament Station cavern.
- Lyon Station west entrance blasting operations.
- Lyon Station east entrance and west shaft construction.
In the coming months:
- Pimisi Station construction.
- Booth Street Bridge girder installation and deck work.
- Preliminary work at Lees Station and Rideau RiverTransitway bridge rehabilitation.
- Hurdman Station permanent bus loop construction.
- West Transitway Service Adjustment on Scott and Albert streets.