Tree Trimming and Power Outage - Finter Street, St-Laurent Boulevard and Sandridge Road - March 5

On March 5, 2024, Hydro Ottawa will be supporting Croft Tree Experts with tree trimming work. To create a safe working environment for the private contractor, a power outage is required. Residents located on Finter Street, St-Laurent Boulevard and Sandridge Road will be impacted.

At Hydro Ottawa, we believe that trees are an integral part of the health and enhancement of our community. While trees and electricity seldom mix, we believe they can be good neighbours. When planned responsibly and properly maintained, power outages are reduced by 40 per cent.

We recognize that any construction activities and power outages can be disruptive. Residents will notice construction equipment and vehicles on site to remove the trees in this area. If needed, traffic control and lane reductions will be implemented to ensure that roads and sidewalks remain safe for residents and staff.

A planned power outage will be required to proceed with this work. All impacted customers are contacted by phone, text or email - depending on the communication preferences indicated on their account - and informed by a written notice delivered to their door, if applicable. Further, notification will be provided if the power outage extends beyond the original duration.


Impacted streets: Finter Street, St-Laurent Boulevard and Sandridge Road

Project date: March 5, 2024

Planned power outage: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Total customers impacted: 10

Private Contractor on site: Croft Tree Experts

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