Spring water levels in the Rideau River - action plan information

Concerned about spring water levels in the Rideau River? The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority's latest Watershed Conditions Statement can be found at www.rvca.ca/flood. In the event that the RVCA posts a "flood warning" message, eUpdates and the CAG Facebook page will be used to pass along any additional information received from the RVCA or the City of Ottawa that is specific to our community.

Residents remain responsible for monitoring news media for general flood and weather forecasting information. For more information, please see the Brantwood Park 610 Action Plan at: http://ottawaeast.ca/files/2015/spring-flood-action-plan.pdf

OOECA Comments on Fifth-Clegg Bridge

The OOECA has sent a letter to the City of Ottawa with feedback on the new design for the Fifth-Clegg footbridge. You can read the full letter here.

Tree cutting on Domicile site begins March 14, 2016

Tree cutting will begin on the Domicile site at Main/Springhurst/Oblate beginning March 14, 2016. Appropriate tree protection measures will be taken for any trees that will be retained. Domicile will also begin prepping the site for construction during that week, and then the five townhouses on Main Street will be removed as soon as the City of Ottawa approves their demolition permit.

Main Street construction and upcoming lane closures

The northbound lane closure on Main Street from Clegg Street to Lees Avenue will remain in effect until September 2016. Beginning in May, the Main Street northbound lane from Riverdale Avenue to Clegg Street will also be closed to traffic until November 2016 (exact dates to be provided in April). Northbound traffic will continue to be detoured via Riverside Drive, Bank Street and Isabella Street. As a result of the northbound lane closure, OC Transpo buses will be detoured from Main Street.

When it will not be possible to have northbound traffic north of Riverdale Avenue, the OC Transpo routes #5 and #16 serving Old Ottawa East will run from Main Street to Elliot Avenue to Marlowe Crescent to Clegg Street and back to Main Street. Until the Main Street northbound lane north of Clegg Street is open to traffic, the OC Transpo routes #5 and #16 will continue to run from Main Street to Clegg Street to Colonel By Drive to Hawthorne (back on the regular route #5) and back to Main Street (for route #16).

SLOE meeting - March 14, 2016

The next SLOE (Sustainable Living Ottawa East) meeting will take place on Monday, March 14, 2016, at 7 pm at 166B Drummon Street. All are welcome to attend.

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