Accessibility ramp outside Old Town Hall to be completed December 2015

The ramp currently under construction outside Old Town Hall is scheduled to be completed the second week of December 2015. The ramp will help to ensure that Old Town Hall is more accessible.

Construction Update: Hurdman Multi-use pathways

Please be advised, in order to continue construction on the new Hurdman Station Guideway, the Multi-use pathways in the area will be on the following detour starting October 23, 2015.

Hurdman path detour map

Brantwood Fall Clean-up - October 17

The annual Brantwood Fall Clean-up is scheduled for Saturday, October 17, between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm. All are welcome and the meeting point will be at the Brantwood Field House. Bags and gloves will be provided.

Rideau River Transitway Bridge Closure

Due to construction of the LRT, the Rideau River Transitway Bridge will be closing on December 20, 2015. The Transitway between Hurdman Station and Lees Station will also be closing. During the closure, buses, pedestrians and cyclists will be detoured. City staff have advised that sidewalk and pathway access will be detoured accordingly throughout the duration of the project, and signage and advance notice will be provided indicating all available detour options. For more information, read the city’s notice (lire l'avis en français).

Remediation work at Springhurst Park - September 15-18

The City of Ottawa’s Environmental Remediation Unit will be working at Springhurst Park from Tuesday, September 15 to Friday, September 18, 2015. The work will involve the collection of shallow soil conditions across the site using two types of equipment. In some locations a backhoe with a bucket will dig small pits to allow for inspection and sampling of the soil. In other locations a post-hole auger will be used to drill a small hole to collect soil samples. All pits and holes will be filled immediately after inspection, compacted with the bucket, and then reseeded. Work will be confined to normal business hours.

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