(Photo via City of Ottawa)

McCooeye Lane will be closed from Carp Road to Neil Avenue from Tuesday, February 19, 2019 to Friday, March 1, 2019 for culvert replacement work.  Nearby residents and businesses were notified by letter of the closure, and notification signs will be posted in the area. Local and emergency vehicle access will be maintained, and the overall impact to traffic will be low.

Nearby in Kanata, the Kanata South Link (KSL) project is also scheduled to start construction on Tuesday February 19, 2019. The main objective of the project is to improve safety and traffic flow based on growing demands in the area.

The project includes:

  • Widening of Old Richmond Road from Hope Side Road to West Hunt Club Road, and West Hunt Club Road from Old Richmond Road to approximately 200m east of Moodie Drive
  • Roundabouts at three intersections along Old Richmond Road: at Hope Side Road; at Stonehaven Drive; and at West Hunt Club Road
  • Intersection improvements at West Hunt Club Road and Moodie Drive
  • Utility upgrades including street lighting
  • Asphalt resurfacing of Hope Side Road
  • There will be significant amount of tree removal. This is required for the widening.
  • Construction will extend over two years with expected completion is late 2020
  • The total Council approved budget is $39 million.

For more information about this project, or to contact the project manager, please visit ottawa.ca.