2018 Investments

Parks and Facilities

  • $560,000 for Beryl Gaffney Park Improvements – Design & Construction (Ward 21 & 22)
  • $39,000 for Twin Elm Rugby Park gazebo – In progress as per Community Partnership projects, final approval to proceed is contingent on community providing required documentation. Completion date cannot be determined at this time.

Transportation Services

  • $1.5 million for intersection control measures at Stittsville Main Street and West Ridge Drive as well as Fernbank Road and Robert Grant Avenue. 
  • $300,000 for the design of an intersection modification at Prince of Wales Drive and Bankfield Road.

Traffic Services

  • $18,000 Street Lighting Major Replacements - Cable Fault Repairs 2321 Windham Crt. (2018)
  • $100,000 for New Traffic Control Devices (NTCD) Program: Barnsdale at Rideau Valley - traffic control, intersection modification, study (2018)
  • $1.4 million for New Traffic Control Devices (NTCD) Program: Barnsdale at Prince of Wales - traffic control, intersection modification, design/construction (2018)
  • $40,000 per year for Strategic Initiatives - Temporary Traffic Calming Measures Program: Locations determined annually with ward Councillor (2018)
  • $3,500 - $40,000 per year to install PXO at 1 feasible location (if identified). Location to be determined. The cost of the PXO will depend on the type of PXO to be installed (B, C or D) (2018)

City-wide:

  •  $600,000 per year for Strategic Initiatives - Pedestrian Countdown Signals Program and the Audible Pedestrian Signals Countdown Program: Traffic signal locations identified yearly by staff. (2018)

Transit Services (City-wide)

  • $1 million in 2018 for the reinstatement of roads following O-Train Confederation Line construction.
  • $750,000 to complete construction of the Tunney’s Pasture bus operator building and bus staging area
  • $50.4 million in 2018 to replace 80 buses that have reached the end of their 15-year life, in accordance with the departmental fleet plan and the transit long range financial plan.
  • $23.9 million in 2018 to refurbish and maintain 85 buses in good condition for a positive customer experience through their entire 15-year life expectancy
  • $900,000 in 2018 to make improvements to bus stops for the benefit of customers, such as bus pads, shelters and other customer amenities
  • $8.9 million in 2018 for transit priority road and signal projects to improve the speed and reliability of transit service

Public Works and Environmental Services
Drinking Water (city-wide):

  • $1M – Water pumping Station Facility Rehabilitation (2018)
  • $10.5M – Water Treatment Rehabilitation condition assessments, rehabilitation and upgrades at Lemieux Island (Ward 15) and Britannia (Ward 7), including the SCADA system, electrical system and process expansion at Britannia (Ward 7) (2018)

Waste Water (city-wide):

  • $1.5M - SCADA rehabilitation and upgrades at Remote Sewage Pumping Stations (2018)
  • $11M – Sewage Pumping Station Rehabilitation including rehabilitation work at Delorme P.S. (Ward 2), March Road PS (Ward 4) and Harvard PS (Ward 17) (2018)
  • $22.5M at R.O. Pickard Environmental Centre (Ward 11) for various condition assessments, rehabilitation and upgrades, including SCADA system, electrical system and scum removal facility replacement (2018)

Planning Infrastructure and Economic Development
Infrastructure Renewal

  • $290k - City-wide – Accessibility audits, pathway and paving remediation
  • $2M – City-wide – Wet Weather Flow Management
  • Road Resurfacing – approx. $1.2M, highlights:
    • Rideau Valley South from Carter Rd to Lockhead Rd
    • Fallowfield Rd from Moodie Dr to 125m east of Moodie Dr

Parks and Buildings – approx. $900,000, highlights:

  • Alfred Taylor Recreation Centre – Replace vinyl tile in daycare areas
  • Blue Rock Park Playground – Replace junior play structure and play equipment
  • Richmond Lions Park Playground – Replace senior play structure and play equipment
  • Manotick Library – Replace asphalt in parking lot, replace concrete walkway front entrance, replace exterior path of travel for front entrance

Projects Underway

Parks and Facilities Planning

  • $3.0M for Manotick Arena - Expansion – Construction (Canada 150 Project) – Substantive construction in 2017, final completion date March 2018
  • $350,000 for Kings Grant Neighbourhood Park Phase 2 – Design & Construction ($50K Design in 2017; $300K Construction in 2018)
  • $226,000 for Richmond Lions Community Park – seasonal boarded rink – design and construction ($26K Design in 2017; $200K Construction in 2018)
  • $480,000 for Nixon Farm (Sarah McCarthy) Neighbourhood Park Development – Design (2017 - $80K) & Construction (2018 - $400K)
  • $96,000 for Mahonagany Manotick Spring Pond Parkette – Design (2017 - $10K) & Construction (2018 - $86K)
  • $152,000 Blue Rock Park - playground replacement (includes CIL) – Design & Construction ($12K in 2017; $137K in 2018)
  • $100,417 Lela Scharf Park (Developer Build, to be completed 2018) - Design & Construction]
  • $54,000 for Mud Creek Park (Developer Build, to be completed 2018) – Design & Construction
  • $TBD Ivy and Gordon Scharf Park – Design & Construction (CIL)
  • $137,000 for Riverwalk Park – Design & Construction (Developer Build, to be completed 2018)

Public Works and Environmental Services

  • $12.6 Million available to be spent for 2017; 10.4 Million requested for 2018 – Communal Well Rehabilitation Program . Funding envelope for retrofit, rehabilitation and/or replacement of asset components at the five (5) communal well based drinking water systems serving: Munster Hamlet (Ward 21); Richmond- King's Park Subdivision (Ward 21); Carp (Ward 5); Vars (Ward 19); Greely - Shadow Ridge Subdivision (Ward 20). Typical projects include: condition assessment; control and instrumentation rehabilitations; water treatment and process upgrades; well condition and capacity testing

Transportation Services Department
Transportation Planning

  • $7 million (2017) and $24 million (2018) million for design and partial construction of the Kanata South Link, a four-lane, divided road from Old Richmond Road and West Hunt Club Road between Hope Side Road and Highway 416.) 
  • $4.14 million investment City-wide in community connectivity enhancements, including rural cycling tourism route signage and wayfinding; project to begin in 2018 Investment also applicable to wards 5, 19, 20
  • $100,000 for design of intersection control measure improvements at Bankfield Road and First Line Road

Transit Services (City-wide)

  • $3 million in 2017 and $2.5 million in 2018 for the OLRT Transition Program (On Track 2018) that develops and implements strategic projects to transform the department and enable the delivery of a fully integrated transit system in 2018
  • $3.25 million in 2017 and $2.6 million in 2018 to improve Transitway and O-Train stations and facilities to benefit customers and operations
  • $500,000 in 2017 and $500,000 in 2018 for accessibility improvements at Transitway and O-Train stations for all customers, including seniors and customers with disabilities
  • $1 million in 2017 and $800,000 in 2018 for ongoing rehabilitation at Transitway and O-Train stations, including condition assessment, rehabilitation, and implementation of safety and security improvements
  • $1.5 million in 2017 and $1.6 million in 2018 to replace life- expired operational support vehicles used for security, supervision, maintenance, stores and other services that support the reliability of the transit system

Housing Services – Multi-ward investments

  • Up to $30.5 million (over 3 years 2017-2020), provincial funding approved in September 2017, for the Home for Good Initiative (HGI). This investment in supportive housing will provide housing assistance and supports to people living with complex physical and mental health challenges to achieve and maintain housing stability. The funding allocation includes an operating ($11.4M) and capital ($19.1M) component (2017-2020).
  • On September 8, 2017 the province announced that Ottawa will receive up a total of $59,375,483 for repairs and retrofits to social housing apartment buildings over five years. This will include upgrades such as new energy efficient heating, improved insulation and window replacements. The five-year investment of carbon market proceeds for social housing repairs and retrofits for energy efficiency initiatives across the City includes contributions of $12,224,483 in 2016-17 (Yr. 1), $19,917,012 in 2017-18, (Yr. 2) and $27,233,988 between 2018-19 (Yr.3) and 2020-21 (Yr. 4). The 2018-2021 investment is $47 million.
  • In 2017, $2.4 million will be invested in social housing for urgent and critical repair projects under the 100% municipal Housing and Homelessness Investment Plan (HHIP). The 2017 allocation is underway and projects will be completed by December 31, 2017. Ward level details are not available at this time.
  • Up to $10M will be invested in capital funding for new affordable supportive housing. The RFP process is currently underway, to be assigned in early 2018. Another RFP for up to $14M for new, affordable and/or supportive housing will be launched in early 2018. Ward details are not available at this time pending the outcomes of the two RFPs that total $24M.
  • Provincial funding will increase through the Investment in Affordable Housing program (IAH) by $4.7M or 48% for a total of $14.4M.
  • The federal government will maintain its increased investment of $1.4 million in the Homelessness Partnering Strategy, which funds the Housing First Strategy. This funding has helped 516 long stay shelter users with complex needs move from emergency shelters to permanent housing since April 2015.
  • The province has increased the funding under the Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative by $1 million for 2018. This funding provides supports to people who are at risk of or experiencing homelessness with the necessary supports to find and/or keep their housing.

Planning Infrastructure and Economic Development
Stormwater – culvert replacements. 285K (From: To)

  • Conley Road Culvert  0.08 km: from Copeland Rd to Bleeks Rd
  • Constance Lake Road Culvert 0.95 km: from East of Dunrobin Road
  • Eagleson Rd Culvert 0.08 km: from Fallowfield Rd to Akins Rd
  • Eagleson Rd Culvert 0.04 km: from Fallowfield Rd to Faulkner Trl
  • Moodie Dr Culvert 0.85 km: from Fallowfield Rd to West Hunt Club Rd
  • Dwyer Hill Rd Culvert 0.35 km: from Jock Tr to Purdy Rd
  • Dwyer Hill Rd Culvert 0.54 km: from O'Neil Rd to Purdy Rd
  • Dwyer Hill Rd Culvert 1.23 km: from O'Neil Rd to Purdy Rd
  • Donnelly Rd Culvert 0.75 km: from Weedmark Rd to Harnett Rd
  • Donnelly Rd Culvert 0.70 km: from Harnett Rd to Weedmark Rd
  • Conley Rd Culvert: 0.12 km from Bleeks Rd to Mansfield Rd

Structures Renewal

  • Monaghan Creek Bridge Richmond Rd, Approx. $100k (2017); $470K (2018)
  • Richmond Bridge [McBean St], Approx. $250K (2016); $4.7M (2017); $1.8M (2018)
  • McLean Bridge SN112110, Approx. $100K (2016); $1.8M (2017)
  • Ashton Bridge over Jock River [753150], Approx. $100K (2017); $760K (2018)

Recently Completed Projects

Recreation Parks

  • $33,250 for Manotick Arena - Expansion – Design (Canada 150 Project)
  • $7,500 for Kars Community Centre Patio/Awnings (Minor Community Partnership Program) - In progress
  • $700 for Rooney Park Bike Rack
  • $365,000 for Manotick Remembrance Park – Construction (Major Capital Partnership)
  • $7,500 for St. Philip Catholic School Play Structure (Minor Community Partnership Program)

Housing:

  • $71,954 for Ontario Renovates Program - assists low-income seniors and people with disabilities, with repairs or home modifications to support independent living
  • $87,468 for Social Housing Repairs - essential repairs such as safety, accessibility and energy efficiency improvement
  • Public Works and Environmental Services
  • $345,000 spent in 2017 - Canada 150 Maple Grove Project. Planting a grove of 150 native Canada Maple trees in each City Ward as a legacy project for Canada’s 150th anniversary celebration
  • $45,000 spent in 2017 – Baxter Conservation Area Pond Restoration (Ward 21)

Multi Wards

  • $1.3 Million - 125,000 trees on target to be planted across all City Wards to increase forest cover in urban, suburban and rural areas, and assist in managing the impact of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) on the City’s streets, facilities, parks and natural spaces

Transportation Services Department – Traffic Services

  • $70,000 Street Lighting Major Replacements - Hydro Pole Replacement Perth St – Richmond (2017)
  • $50,000 Street Lighting Major Replacements - Hydro Pole Replacement Huntley Rd – Garvin Rd to Perth St (2017)
  • $40,000 per year for Strategic Initiatives - Temporary Traffic Calming Measures Program: Locations determined annually with ward Councillor (2017)

(City-Wide):

  • $600,000 per year for Strategic Initiatives - Pedestrian Countdown Signals Program and the Audible Pedestrian Signals Countdown Program: Traffic signal locations identified yearly by staff. (2017)

Emergency and Protective Services

  • $1.3M for Defibrillator Replacement (City-wide investment)
  • $2.7M for Power Assist Stretchers and Loaders (City-wide investment)

Planning Infrastructure and Economic Development
Infrastructure Services
Road Resurfacing and Renewal – approx. $3.86M (From: To)

  • Shea Rd: FROM Fernbank Rd to Hemphill St
  • William McEwan Dr (Second Line Rd): from Brophy Dr (OR 8) to Prince of Wales Dr (OR 73)
  • Bleeks Rd: from Dwyer Hill Rd to Munster Rd
  • Bankfield: from Prince of Wales Intersection to 3668 Bankfield
  • Road Resurfacing and Renewal – Preservation approx. $1.6M (From: To)
  • Mackey Rd: from Viola St to Mccordick Rd
  • Third Line Rd South: from Roger Stevens Rd (OR 6) to Lockhead Rd West
  • Third Line Rd: from Dilworth Rd to Lockhead Rd E
  • McCordick Rd: from Donnelly Dr to Mackey Rd
  • Harnett Rd: from Donnelly Dr to Mulholand Rd
  • Donnelly Dr (OR 2): City of Ottawa West Boundary to Merlyn Wilson (OR 5)

Road Resurfacing and Renewal – Rural Road Upgrades and Improvements approx. $680K (From: To)

  • Gallagher Rd: from Mackey Rd To Malakoff Rd
  • Herwig Pl (Bay St) St: from Firefly La (Henry St) To Dead End
  • Firefly La (Henry St): from Manotick Main St (Main St) To Dead End

Buildings, Parks Rehabilitation and Renewal Approx. $700K (Location: Scope of Work)

  • Goulbourn Museum: Type ii-h building condition audit
  • Goulbourn Museum: Repair wood floor system
  • Fire Station 83 - North Gower: Type II building condition audit
  • Alfred Taylor Recreation Centre: Type II building condition audit
  • Cavanagh Community Centre: Type II building condition audit
  • Manotick Arena and Community Centre: Structural adequacy review
  • Manotick Arena and Community Centre: Replace fire alarm system
  • Manotick Arena and Community Centre: Replace protected roof area a - community centre
  • Manotick Arena and Community Centre: Replace septic system
  • Manotick Arena and Community Centre: Replace sheet vinyl flooring
  • Manotick Arena and Community Centre: Replace electric heaters for lobby
  • Manotick Arena and Community Centre: Replace main floor sanitary piping in lobby
  • Manotick Arena and Community Centre: Replace in-ground elevator cylinder and provide pvc protection
  • Richmond Arena and Community Centre: Type II bulding condition audit
  • Huntley Rd sand and Salt Dome: Structural assessment - wood dome
  • Manotick Depot 100 Sand and Salt Dome: Structural assessment - wood dome
  • Kars Recreation Centre - Ball Diamond 01: Replace electrical kiosk (4) and esa deficiencies

Stormwater – culvert replacements. Approx. $1.4M (From: To)

  • Paden Rd Culvert [L862230] 0.44 km: from Harnett Rd to Malakoff Rd
  • Paden Rd Culvert [L862250] 1.06 km: from Malakoff Rd to Dwyer Hill Rd
  • Paden Rd Culvert [L862290] 0.05 km: from Malakoff Rd to Harnett Rd
  • Rideau Valley Dr S Culvert [A871270]1.85 km: from Lockhead Rd E to Dilworth Rd
  • Donnelly Rd Culvert [A862510] 0.84 km: from Malakoff Rd to McCordick Rd
  • McCordick Rd Culvert [L867370] 0.63 km: from Century Rd W to Dobson Lane
  • Roger Stevens Rd Culvert [A862880] 4.93 km: from Dwyer Hill Rd to Fourth Line Rd
  • North Riverside Dr Culvert (L221555) 0.05 km: from Riverside Cres to Bridge St
  • Flood Rd Culvert (L864010) 0.01 km: from Dwyer Hill Rd to End of Road
  • Clothier Crt Culvert (L878050) 0.01 km: from Whitewood Ave to End of Road
  • Purdy Rd Culvert (L752080) 0.01 km: from Dwyer Hill Rd to Ashton Station RD
  • Conley Rd Culvert (L753600) 0.35 km: from Bleeks Rd to Copeland Rd
  • Joy's Rd Culvert (L755050) 0.10 km: from Ottawa St to Franktown Rd
  • Proven Line Rd Culvert 0.9 km N of Malakoff Rd 0.9 km: from North of Malakoff Rd Con 7, Lot 6/7
  • Phelan Rd West Culvert 0.01 km East of Prince of Wales Dr [CR73] Con 2 Lot 15
  • Fourth Line [CR5]: 2.80 km: North of Dilworth Rd Con 4 Lot 29
  • Rideau Valley North Culvert 5.70 km: North of Roger Stevens Dr BF Con A Lot 9
  • Joy's Rd Culvert 0.01 km N of Garvin Rd [758060] 0.01km North of Garvin Rd Con 5 Lot 20/21
  • Malakoff Rd Culvert [868460]: 2.20 km North of Donnelly Dr Con 2 Lot 6/7
  • Eagleson Rd Culvert at Flewellen MD: 0.10 km North of Fallowfield Rd RF Con 6 Lot 21

Sidewalk Renewal. Approx. $45K (From: To)

  • Beaverwood Rd: from Ann St to Manotick Main St

2017 Archives

Roads

Roads that were slated for resurfacing include:

  • Fernbank Road (paved shoulders - from Shea Road to 500 m West of Terry Fox Drive)

Gravel roads slated for resurfacing include:

 Rideau (South Roads)

  • Callendor Rd (All)Carsonby Rd (First Line Rd to dead end)
  • Carsonby Rd (Second Line Rd East to dead end)
  • Flood Rd (Dwyer Hill Rd to End)
  • Garlock Rd (All)
  • Gilroy Rd (to north dead end)
  • Harbison Rd (All)
  • Lewis Way (Sutherland Dr to dead end)
  • Mackey Rd (Gallagher Rd to Malakoff Rd)
  • Paden Rd (Weedmark Rd to Dwyer Hill Rd)
  • Sutherland Dr (Rideau Valley Dr N to Lewis Way)
  • Weedmark Rd (Donnelly Rd to North dead end)

Goulbourn (West Roads)

  • Crawford Rd (From Dwyer Hill Rd to dead end)
  • Mansfield Rd (From Regional Rd 5 to dead end)
  • McLinton Rd (McCaffrey Trail to Ashton Station Rd)
  • Bleeks Rd (Conley Rd to dead end)
  • Bleeks Rd (From Conley Rd to Munster Side Rd)
  • Bowrin Rd (From McBean Rd to dead end)
  • Conley Rd (From Franktown Rd to Flewellyn Rd)
  • Dobson Ln (From McBean St to McCordick Rd)
  • Garvin Rd (Joy’s Rd to dead end)
  • Goodstown Rd (From Century Rd to the dead end)
  • Joy’s Rd (Garvin Rd to dead end)
  • O’Neil Rd (Dwyer Hill Rd to dead end)
  • Purdy Rd (Dwyer Hill Rd to dead end)
  • Rushmore Dr (Eagleson Rd to Steeple Hill Rd)
  • Woods Rd (Franktown Rd to Jock Trail)

Another resurfacing project that will likely have a significant impact this summer on Rideau-Goulbourn residents is the resurfacing of Prince of Wales Drive. Construction along Prince of Wales Drive, between Strandherd Drive and Hunt Club Road began on June 5th. For more information on this project, visit: Prince of Wales Drive coordinated network modifications project

Fallowfield Road at Moodie Drive is also set to be widened. The tender for this project will close in August and construction is set to begin in October of this year.

Work (mircosurfacing or slurry seal) is also being done on:  

  • Mackey Road
  • Third Line Road (from Lockhead Road west to Roger Stevens Drive and from Dilworth Road to Lockhead Road East)

Bridges

  • McLean Bridge Rehabilitation (construction started in May)
  • McBean Street Bridge Rehabilitation (2018) 
  • Bridges on Ashton Station Road, Old Richmond Road and Munster Road will be renewed, with tender closing in December 2017. Construction is set to begin in July 2018. 
  • Richmond Road Bridge Renewal will also take place in 2018, with tender closing in February 2018 and construction beginning in May 2018.

Parks

The following parks are being upgraded or replaced in 2017 or 2018: 

Culverts

At the end of July, the City will begin work on 4 culvert replacements. Work includes the removal of the old culverts, placement of the new culverts and the installation of retaining walls and guide rail (where applicable). The locations are:

  • Phelan Road West culvert, 0.01 km east of Prince of Wales Drive
  • Proven Line Road culvert, 0.9 km north of Malakoff Road
  • Rideau Valley Drive South culvert, 1.85 km from Lockhead Road east to Dilworth Road
  • Donnelly Drive culvert, 0.84 km east of Malakoff Road

Affected residents will receive a letter from the City but please note there will be some disruptions to traffic during construction.  

Community Centres

The  Manotick Arena expansion is still moving forward; design and tendering occured in 2016 and construction is slated to begin this year. 

Other Projects


Completed Roads (2017):

Resurfacing and Gravel Road Upgrades: 

  • Fernbank Road (paved shoulders - from Shea Road to 500 m West of Terry Fox Drive)
  • William McEwen Drive (from Prince of Wales Drive to Brophy Road)
  • Shea Road (from Hemphill Street to Fernbank Road)
  • Gallagher Rd (from Mackey Rd to Malakoff Road)
  • Bleeks Road (from Dwyer Hill Road to 80 m East of Munster Road)
  • Third Line Rd S (Dilworth Rd south to dead end)

Work (mircosurfacing or slurry seal):  

  • Harnett Road (from Donelly Drive to Mulholland Road)
  • McCordick Road (from Donelly Drive to Mackey Road)
  • Donelly Drive (rom City of Ottawa West Boundary to Merlyn Wilson Road)

Completed Roads (2016):

Roads resurfaced: 

  • Bridge Street
  • Moodie Drive (Brophy-Fallowfield)
  • Ottawa Street (West of Fortune)
  • Royal York Street (Fortune to Fowler)

The Rideau Valley Drive South project continued with the renewal of storm sewers, introduction of sidewalks and resurfacing from Dorack to Lockhead.

Sewer installation was completed on Martin Street between Fortune Street and King Street.

Flewellyn Road, between Conley and Huntley, were microsurfaced. This helps restore the road to its condition prior to the Enbridge pipeline project from 2014.

Mackey Road was upgraded from gravel surface to a paved surface through surface treatment. This project extended the existing paved surface from Viola Street to McCordick Road.

Sidewalks

Sidewalk projects included upgrading the sidewalk on Beaverwood Road, between Ann Street and Manotick Main Street, as well as the renewal of the sidewalk on Roger Stevens Drive, west of Fourth Line Road. This project was delayed from 2015 because the scope of the project was larger than its budget.

Community Centres

The replacement of the canteen at the Alfred Taylor Recreation Centre was complete and the play structure was replaced as well and will be completed by Canada Day.

The much discussed Manotick Arena expansion moved forward; design and tendering occured this year and construction was slated to begin in 2017. 


Updated December 2017