Hydro Ottawa will be completing a a project that involves replacing three critical electrical poles on St. Laurent Boulevard. In an effort to minimize traffic disruption in the area, the road closure will take place on Sunday, January 28, from 7 am to 5 pm.
To safely complete this project, Hydro Ottawa has coordinated with the City of Ottawa to temporarily close St. Laurent Boulevard for approximately 150 metres north of Montreal Road. Once the work has been completed, St. Laurent Boulevard will reopen to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Temporary detour signs directing traffic and pedestrians away from the construction site will be in place.
There are no scheduled power outages impacting multiple customers associated with this work.
The one customer who will experience a power outage has been notified in person.
Homes and businesses in the area will receive a written notice advising them of this work. Residents will notice increased construction presence during the day, including a crane.
Hydro Ottawa staff and contractors will conduct this work safely and efficiently, ensuring that any inconvenience is minimal.
In case this work must be postponed, the alternate work date is Feb. 4.