Lyon Station West and East Entrance
West Entrance: crews continue line drilling in anticipation of blasting next month. HVAC shaft preparations are ongoing.
East Entrance: mechanical and electrical installations are ongoing and crews begin pouring concrete for the elevators at the parking levels.
Parliament Station Cavern
Jawbreaker continues to mine the bench and support activities are ongoing.
Chewrocka continues excavating the running tunnel between Parliament and Rideau stations and is in proximity to Metcalfe Street. This is followed by support activities along the tunnel including shotcrete.
Parliament Station West and East Entrance
West entrance: crews prepare to begin structural removals and mobilize onsite for initial concrete work.
East entrance: crews continue rebar and formwork on the columns at the parking levels. Telecommunications relocations also occur.
In the station cavern, Crocodile Rouge mines the bench ramp and tunnel support activities occur. In the east running tunnel, work on starter walls is ongoing and crews pour the final concrete lining.
Rideau Station West and East Entrance
West Entrance: crews mobilize to begin excavation, followed by installation of whaler beams and support activities such as wire mesh and shotcrete. Winter protection will also be installed.
East Entrance: work begins to install whaler beams. Reinforcement and line drilling activities are ongoing.
Hurdman, Tremblay, St-Laurent, Cyrville and Blair Stations
At Hurdman Station, underground plumbing works take place over the next few weeks. Equipment mobilization also occurs.
At Tremblay Station, wall pours continue and crews begin pouring the elevator shaft.
At St-Laurent Station, crews begin demolition of the south platform and excavation for the south columns. At the north side of the station, work begins on the mud slab for the footings.
At Cyrville Station, crews continue working on and forming the stairwell. Backfilling is being completed at the operator’s building.
At Blair Station, crews are finalizing wall pours. Backfilling also occurs this week.
Guideway Construction – Booth Street Bridge and Rideau River Transitway Bridge
At the Booth Street Bridge, final work on the girders occurs. Crews begin preliminary work to form the deck.
Excavation is ongoing at the south abutment as part of the Rideau River Transitway Bridge rehabilitation work.
Guideway works continue west of St-Laurent to Tremblay stations, with the installation of ductbanks and OCS foundations. Crews are expected to return by the end of winter to continue concrete and OCS work.
Belfast Yard Site and Connector Works
In the yard, crews install OCS poles, cables, switch machines and heaters.
In the connector, crews continue drilling dowels and pour track slab in sections. Work begins to install direct fixation tracks.
Upcoming Construction Activities
In the coming weeks, the following construction activities are scheduled to occur:
- Pimisi Station caisson installation.
- Work on CPR overpass including demolition.
- Lyon Station west entrance excavation including blasting.
- Hurdman Station permanent bus loop construction.
- Deck work at the Hurdman Station elevated guideway.
- Deck work at the Tremblay Station guideway.
- Watermain work near St-Laurent Station.
In the coming months:
- Tunney’s Pasture Station preliminary works.
- Transitway service adjustment from Lees to Campus stations.
- uOttawa Station construction.
- Lees Station construction.
- Guideway and trackwork along the alignment.