Temporary Beechwood Avenue Bus Detour

Beginning on Monday, July 22nd, 2019 construction to replace the sanitary sewer and some short sections of watermain will commence on Beechwood Avenue between Springfield Avenue and Douglas Avenue. The work is required, in order to repair several structural defects in the sewer pipe, which was originally installed in 1947. To facilitate construction, temporary bus detours of OC Transpo buses will be necessary to maintain bus services in your community. As a result, buses will be detoured from July 22 to August 2 (tentative date).

Who:           Ottawa Greenbelt Construction Limited has been retained by the City to replace the sanitary sewer pipe.

Why:           The temporary OC Transpo bus detours are necessary to facilitate the construction activities.

What:          Bus routes no. 7, 17, 19 and no. 6WB (Greenboro) will be detoured onto St. Charles, Barrette and Charlevoix Streets.

Bus route 20 will be detoured onto St. Charles, Barrette, Charlevoix, Laval Streets.

Bus routes no. 6EB (Rockcliffe) will be detoured onto MacKay Street, Ivy Crescent and Putman Avenue.

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

When:         The detour will be from Monday, July 22 until Friday August 2 (tentative date).

Where:        Detour routing:


OC Transpo Bus Stops
Bus stops within the road closure will be temporarily relocated.

On-Street Parking
On-street parking will be restricted within the construction zones and along the main detour route on Ivy eastern leg (east side) from MacKay to 30m north, St. Charles (east side) between Laval and Barrette, Charlevoix and St. Charles (both sides) from Beechwood to Barrette, Laval (south side) from Charlevoix to 30m east, Barrette (north side) from Loyer to 40m west, Beechwood from Springfield to Douglas.

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 undersigned.

Contact Information
For any emergency outside normal working hours, please call the City at 3-1-1. For general project information, please contact the City’s Project Manager or visit the City’s project website at https://ottawa.ca/en/city-hall/public-engagement/projects/springfield-road-and-beechwood-avenue-watermain-and-sewer-renewal#

Transit users can visit octranspo.com and use the travel planner or detour listing to see if their regular trips are affected. OC Transpo Customer Relations can be reached at 613-842-3600.

City Project Manager
Jamie MacDonald, P.Eng.
Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects
100 Constellation Drive, 6th Floor
Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 613-580-2424 ext. 16151

Contract Administrator Representative
Neil Caldwell, P.Eng., PMP, Project Manager
Jp2g Consultants Inc.
1150 Morrison Drive, Suite 410,
Ottawa, Ontario, K2H 8S9
Email: [email protected]
Tel:613-828-7800 ext. 204
Cell: 613-282-0283

Contractor Representative
Michel Noel - Project Manager
Ottawa Greenbelt Construction Limited
A division of R.W Tomlinson Ltd
100 CitiGate Drive
Ottawa, ON K2J 6K7
Office: 613-822-1867
Email: [email protected]
Cell: 613-806-2307

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