Official opening of the newly designed Springhurst Park - October 8

Come celebrate the official opening of the newly designed Springhurst Park on Tuesday, October 8. Details of the event are below:

4:45pm – 5:45pm Learn about and view the new features of the park and try out the swings and structures
5:45pm – 6:00pm Official opening of the park led by Capital Ward Councillor David Chernushenko, community representatives and partners
6:00pm – 6:30pm Celebrate our new park and enjoy some hot chocolate, coffee and cake!

Materials available from Transit-Oriented Development open house

The City of Ottawa held an information session on their development plans around LRT transit stations including Lees Avenue. All the materials from this session are now available on the City of ottawa web site.

OOE transformation presentation

John Dance from the OECA recently gave a presentation on Old Ottawa East Transformation to fourth year Carleton School of Architecture and Urbanism students who are conducting a three-month project designing buildings and site plans for the institutional lands. The work supports SLOE's "Deep Green" project focusing on research to support the sustainable development and integration of the institutional lands and the rest of OOE

Brantwood and Springhurst Park Clean-up: October 5 and 12

Everyone is encouraged to help out during the annual clean-up of our local parks. Details are below:

Brantwood Park clean up - October 5
10:00 a.m. - noon, meet at Brantwood Park field house, 39 Onslow Crescent
Please bring gloves, bags will be provided

Springhurst Park clean up - October 12
10:00 a.m. - noon, meet at the basketball court
Please bring gloves, bags will be provided

Traffic Advisory for Colonel By Drive beginning September 23

Rehabilitation work to the retaining walls located along Colonel By Drive, between Echo Drive near Bank Street and Clegg Street, will begin Monday, September 23, 2013. This work will continue until the end of November 2013. During the work period, the lanes of Colonel By Drive, in both directions, will be narrowed at all times. Traffic cones and directional signage will be on site to direct traffic and to ensure worker safety. There may also be temporary closures of the northbound lane, outside peak hours and without advanced notice, to facilitate the movement of equipment for the work. When required, flag persons will be on-site to ensure the safety of motorists. The National Capital Commission (NCC) urges motorists to respect signage to ensure their safety. Pedestrians and cyclists will be able to continue to use the Rideau Canal Recreational Pathway during the work.

More information is available by contacting the NCC at 613-239-5000, 1-800-465-1867, 613-239-5090 (TTY) or 1-866-661-3530 (toll-free TTY) or visit the NCC’s website at www.canadascapital.gc.ca.

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