NOTICE TO RESIDENT

Beechwood Avenue Utility Work (Charlevoix Street to Putman Avenue)

Temporary Road Closure

May 2018

Beginning in June, construction for utility work will commence on Beechwood Avenue.

WHO: AECON was retained by Enbridge to complete the gas main relocations.

WHAT: Two locations along Beechwood Avenue will be temporarily closed to vehicle traffic this summer while two sections of gas main will be relocated in advance of upcoming sewer replacement work.

  • Putman Avenue will be closed at Beechwood Avenue from June 4 to 17.
  • Beechwood Avenue will be closed from Charlevoix Street to St. Charles Street from July 16 to 29.

     

WHEN: The gas main relocation at Putman Avenue is planned for June. The upcoming sewer work at the same location is planned for July to September of this year.

The gas main relocation between Springfield Road and Loyer Street is planned for June and July of this year. The up-coming sewer work at the same location is planned for the summer of 2019.

WHERE: ThefirstgasmainrelocationisatthenortheastcornerofBeechwoodAvenueand Putman Avenue. The second gas main relocation is from Springfield Road to Loyer Street.

Transportation Management
For the first gas main relocation, Putman Avenue will be closed at Beechwood Avenue from June 4 to 17. Bike lanes will be closed along Beechwood Avenue through the construction zone. Cyclists and motorists will share the road.

For the second gas main relocation, Beechwood Avenue will be closed from Charlevoix Street to St. Charles Street from July 16 to 29. Local access for vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians will be maintained. The signed detour for the Beechwood Avenue road closure (for motorists and cyclists) will be on Charlevoix Street, Barrette Street and St. Charles Street. The signed detour to Springfield Avenue (for motorists and cyclists) will be on Mackay Street, Ivy Crescent and Putman Avenue).

The above dates may change due to weather conditions and other factors affecting construction. Please consult the City of Ottawa Traffic Report to get the most current information on road closures and detours. The Traffic Report can be found here: http://ottawa.ca/cgi- bin/trafficreport/report_search.pl?lang=en

 

OC Transpo Bus Detours

During the Beechwood Avenue closure between Charlevoix Street and St. Charles Street, OC Transpo bus routes #7, #17, #19 and #6WB (Greenboro) will follow the signed detour on Charlevoix Street, Barrette Street and St. Charles Street. Bus route #6EB (Rockcliffe) will take the following detour: Mackay Street, Ivy Crescent, Putman Avenue.

Bus stops within the construction zones will be temporarily relocated.

Please visit the OC Transpo website for current information on bus detours: http://www.octranspo.com/updates

On-Street Parking

On-street parking will be restricted within the construction zones and along the main detour route on Charlevoix Street and St. Charles Street.

Accessibility

Accessibility is an important consideration for the City of Ottawa. The City makes every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require special accommodations, please contact the City of Ottawa Project Manager listed below.

Contact Information

For any urgent matters outside normal working hours, please call the City at 3-1-1. For general project information, please contact the City’s Project Manager. For construction related questions or concerns, please contact the Utility Representative or the Contractor.

The Contractor will take every precaution to minimize interruptions to the everyday life of your family and/or operation of your business, but as you can appreciate, there may be some inconvenience during the course of the operation of the work, such as delays and traffic detours when travelling through the construction zone, noise, dust and vibration. We would like to thank you for your patience and co-operation.

City Project Manager

Josée Vallée, P.Eng.
City of Ottawa – Project Manager 100 Constellation Drive, 6th Floor Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Email: Josee.Vallee@ottawa.ca Tel: 613-580-2424 ext. 21805

Contractor

AECON Utilities
Tel: 613-822-6193 ext. 230

Utility Representative

Andrew Murray
Enbridge Gas Distribution
400 Coventry Road
Ottawa, ON K1K 2C7
Email: andrew.murray@enbridge.com Tel: 613-748-6746

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