West Transitway Service Adjustment
OC Transpo Service Adjustment in effect January 17, 2016 from Merton Street to Empress Avenue, to allow for the construction of Confederation Line.
Lyon Station West and East Entrance
West Entrance: crews begin line drilling and prepare for rock excavation. Preliminary work on the west HVAC shaft continues.
East Entrance: concrete work is ongoing for the elevator shaft, and work on the escalator opening begins. Preliminary electrical work is underway.
Parliament Station Cavern
Chewrocka continues mining the north drift bench, and preparations are being made for further excavation. Tunnel support activities such as shotcrete are ongoing.
Parliament Station West and East Entrance
West Entrance: work on the winter enclosure continues.
East Entrance: construction of new columns and pours for footings occur at the parking levels.
Rideau Station Cavern
Crocodile Rouge continues excavating of the bench at the south side of the cavern and support installation begins.
Rideau Station West and East Entrance
West Entrance: shoring micro-pile installation occurs and will be followed by excavation in the coming weeks.
East Entrance: reinforcement activities are ongoing, including the pouring of the south whaler beam and tensioning of bars. Line drilling continues, which will be followed by blasting in the coming weeks.
Hurdman, Tremblay, St-Laurent, Cyrville and Blair Stations
At Hurdman Station, crews continue installing electrical duct banks
At Tremblay Station, excavation for the station footings occurs, along with concrete pours and rebar installation.
At St-Laurent Station, crews continue pouring concrete, as well as working on the mud slabs.
At Cyrville Station, formwork and work on the elevator pit are ongoing.
At Blair Station, foundation wall work, including rebar installation and pouring, continues.
Guideway– Lees, Hurdman and Tremblay Stations
Following the December 20, 2015 Transitway closure between Hurdman and Lees stations, crews began preliminary work on the Rideau River Transitway Bridge.
At Hurdman Station, forming of the deck occurred until the end of 2015. Work is expected to resume in spring 2016.
At Tremblay Station, crews continue formwork at the east road next to VIA Rail.
Installation of duct banks and OCS foundations are ongoing west of St-Laurent Station. Trackwork, including ballast and tamping, is anticipated to continue west of St-Laurent as early as the end of winter.
Belfast Yard Administration and Maintenance Building and Yard
Crews finalize work inside the building as well as in the yard. Alstom CITADIS light rail vehicle assembly is ongoing.
Belfast Yard Vehicle Storage Shed and Connector Works
Crews complete trackwork in the shed, including drilling for slabs. Final works take place on the connector, including completion of the connector roof.
Upcoming Construction Activities
In the coming weeks, the following construction activities are scheduled to occur:
- Pimisi Station construction.
- Work on CPR overpass.
- Booth Street Bridge girder installation and deck work.
- West Transitway Service Adjustment on Scott and Albert street on January 17, 2016.
- Lyon Station west entrance excavation including blasting.
- Hurdman Station permanent bus loop construction.
- Watermain work near St-Laurent Station.
In the coming months:
- Deck work at the Hurdman elevated guideway.
- Deck pours at the Tremblay guideway