Public Information Session: Bronson Avenue Sewer and Watermain Project
Feb
28
6:30 PM18:30

Public Information Session: Bronson Avenue Sewer and Watermain Project

Dear Resident and/or Business Owner,

 The City of Ottawa invites you to attend a drop in Public Information Session concerning the proposed reconstruction of Bronson Avenue from Arlington Avenue to Imperial Avenue.

 The City will be upgrading the existing infrastructure on Bronson Avenue between Arlington Avenue and Imperial Avenue beginning in 2019. The completion of this work is required prior to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation’s (MTO) replacement of the Highway 417 Bronson Avenue overpass bridge.

 Who:            The work is being conducted by the City of Ottawa.

 Why:            The replacement of aging infrastructure including watermains and sewers along Bronson Avenue is required in advance of the planned Highway 417 Bronson Avenue overpass bridge replacement scheduled by the MTO, within the next five years.

 What:           Here is a breakdown of the construction coordination expected:

·       2019 – Replacement of the existing watermains, sewers and road reinstatement. This will be the focus of the information session, including traffic management information.

·       MTO overpass bridge replacement – expected within the next five years.

·       Following the MTO bridge replacement, Bronson Avenue will be fully reconstructed by the City.

·       A Councillor-led workshop will take place at the information session as part of the planning for the future Bronson Avenue Revitalization project.

 When:          This project, Bronson Avenue Reconstruction between Arlington Avenue and Imperial Avenue, is planned for construction during the spring/summer/fall of 2019 pending all approvals.

Where:         Bronson Avenue from Arlington Avenue to Imperial Avenue.

 City staff will be on hand to discuss the current project status and respond to questions.

 Accessibility is an important consideration for the City of Ottawa. If you require special accommodation, please contact the undersigned.

 For further information about this project and/or to submit comments, please contact:

 City’s Project Manager

Roxanne Tubb, P.Eng.

Senior Project Manager, City of Ottawa

Email: roxanne.tubb@ottawa.ca

Tel: 613-580-2424, ext. 16741

 Consultant Project Manager

George Blow, P.Eng.

Project Manager, Robinson Consultants Inc.

Email: gblow@rcii.com

Tel: 613-592-6060 ext. 107

cc:    Councillor Catherine McKenney, Ward 14 – Somerset

        Councillor Shawn Menard, Ward 17 - Capital

 

Accessible formats and communication supports are available, upon request, at the following link: www.ottawa.ca/accessibleformat

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