Construction Update

This will be the final construction update for 2018 as the year comes to a close.  Weekly updates will recommence in January 2019.  Construction and testing activities have progressed to the point of many stations across the alignment seeing finishing architectural works, electrical and mechanical finishing works underway.  Guideway and testing activities continue to progress with trains running in Automatic Train Operation (ATO) between Blair and Tunney’s Pasture Stations.

West Stations

Tunney’s Pasture Station
Crews continue the mechanical and electrical finishing works.

Bayview Station
Finishing works continue and Multi-Use Pathway (MUP) lighting installations occur northeast of the station.

Pimisi Station
Miscellaneous mechanical and electrical finishing works are underway.

Central Stations

Lyon Station
Public art installation occurs. Testing and commissioning activities continue. Finishing works and final touch-ups are underway.

Parliament Station 
Ceiling structure installations at the concourse progress, and platform-level artwork is installed. Finishing works and final touch-ups are underway while testing and commissioning activities are ongoing.

 

Rideau Station 
The digital signband is installed at the platform. Finishing works and final touch-ups are underway while testing and commissioning activities are ongoing.

uOttawa Station
Final touch-ups are underway as testing and commissioning activities continue.

East Stations

Stations along the eastern alignment, including Lees, Hurdman, Tremblay, St-Laurent, Cyrville and Blair Station, are undergoing final touch-ups as testing and commissioning activities continue.

 

Guideway and Testing

Testing and commissioning is  progressing at the western stations. New vehicles are being tested and introduced into the fleet.

Upcoming Construction Activities

In the coming weeks, the following construction activities are scheduled to occur:

  • Installation of public art at Tremblay Station
  • Advanced testing and commissioning of systems in the west
  • Installation light standards along Nicholas Street by uOttawa Station
  • Increased vehicle testing