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Highway 417 Expansion East

Nicholas Street to Ottawa Road 174


GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Outline Project Overview Highway 417 Widening Bridge Rapid Replacements Traffic & Incident Management Project Timelines

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Project Overview

Vanier Parkway Underpass Lees Avenue Underpass

East Transitway Overpass

St-Laurent Blvd Underpass

Hurdman Bridge Central Transitway Overpass Nicholas Street Underpass

Belfast Road Underpass

Project Limits MTO Bridges City of Ottawa Bridges Rapid Bridge Replacement Sites

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Scope of Work Highway 417 Widening


Single lane widening (outside) between Nicholas Street and 417/OR 174 interchange Rapid bridge replacements of Lees Avenue, Vanier Parkway and Belfast Road underpasses Reconstruction and widening of Hurdman Bridge Widening of Central Transitway (north side) and StLaurent overpasses (both sides) New retaining walls between Vanier Parkway and StLaurent Boulevard Noise wall upgrade at Lees Avenue

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Highway 417 Stages I & II


ON-RAMP SCL

STAGE I: HIGHWAY WIDENING ON OUTSIDE EDGES

SHOULDERS, BARRIERS, AND RETAINING WALLS

ON-RAMP SCL

STAGE II: MEDIAN RECONSTRUCTION

CONSTRUCTION ACCESS/EGRESS

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Scope of Work Bridge Rapid Replacements


Lees Avenue, Vanier Parkway and Belfast Road

Establish fenced construction staging areas Construct new decks in staging areas Widening of abutments / construction of substructure Removal / reinstatement of decks using rapid replacement technology Demolition of existing bridge decks in staging area Restoration of impacted areas

Lees Avenue: 750mm grade raise Vanier Parkway: 350mm grade raise Belfast Road: no grade raise

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Staging Area Lees Avenue Underpass


Lees Staging Area

Lees Avenue Underpass

Source: Aerial photo from Google Maps

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Rapid Replacement Lees Underpass


Single overnight 17-hour full closure of Highway 417 for bridge removal Lees Avenue to be closed for period of 10 to 12 weeks for abutment and substructure construction Single overnight 17-hour full closure of Highway 417 for bridge installation

17-hour closure period from 6PM Saturday to 11AM Sunday Highway 417 closed from Nicholas Street to Vanier Parkway Lees S-E (Long Duration) Lees W-S Nicholas N-E Vanier Pkwy N-W Vanier Pkwy S-W

Ramp closures:

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Rapid Replacement Detour Lees


Traffic to/from Gatineau will use Vanier Pkwy-St Patrick-King Edward Detour D-3

Detour D-2 Ends at Bronson N/S-W ramp

Highway 417 WB traffic will exit at Vanier Parkway and follow Detour D-2

Highway 417 EB traffic will exit at Metcalfe Street and follow Detour D-1

Detour D-1 Ends at Vanier Pkwy S-E ramp

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Staging Area Vanier Parkway Underpass


Vanier Parkway Staging Area Vanier Parkway Underpass

Source: Aerial photo from Google Maps

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Rapid Replacement Vanier Pkwy Underpass


Single overnight 17-hour full closure of Highway 417 for bridge replacement

Closure period from 6PM Saturday to 11AM Sunday Highway closure at Vanier Parkway interchange only

Vanier Parkway will be closed for 36 hours to allow for approach slab construction

Closure period from 6PM Saturday to 6AM Monday Road closure from Tremblay Road to Coventry Road Lees S-E (Long Duration) Vanier Pkwy N-E Vanier Pkwy S-W Vanier Pkwy N-W - up to four 15-minute closures (for bridge moves)

Ramp closures:

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Rapid Replacement Detour Vanier Parkway

Highway 417 WB traffic will exit at Vanier Parkway and re-enter highway via N-W ramp N-W ramp

Highway 417 EB traffic will exit at Vanier Parkway and re-enter highway via S-E ramp

S-E ramp

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Staging Area Belfast Road Underpass

Belfast Road Underpass

Rapid Replacement Route Distance: 1,000m

Belfast Road (Bridge) Staging Area

Source: Aerial photo from Google Maps

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Rapid Replacement Belfast Road Underpass


Single overnight 17-hour full closure of Highway 417 for bridge replacement

Closure period from 6PM Saturday to 11AM Sunday Vanier Parkway to St-Laurent Boulevard interchanges

Belfast Road will be closed for 36 hours to allow for approach slab construction

Closure period from 6PM Saturday to 6AM Monday Road closure from Tremblay Road to Coventry Road Lees S-E (Long Duration) Vanier Pkwy N-E Vanier Pkwy S-E St-Laurent N-W

Ramp closures:

St-Laurent S-W 417 WB at 417/174 split (At exit 113B Aviation Parkway)

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Rapid Replacement Detour Belfast

OR 174 WB traffic will exit at St-Laurent and follow Detour D-2

Highway 417 WB traffic will exit at Aviation Pkwy follow Detour D-2

Detour D-2 Ends at Vanier Parkway N-W ramp

417 WB CLOSED at Exit 113B Detour D-1 Ends at St-Laurent S-E ramp Trucks travelling on 417 WB will exit at Innes Road and follow Detour D-3 to D-2

Highway 417 EB Traffic will exit at Vanier Parkway and follow Detour D-1

GWP 4091-07-00 & GWP 4320-06-00

Traffic & Incident Management Coordination


Incident Management Team (IMT) in place for duration of Contract

Key players: MTO Operations Centre, City of Ottawa Traffic Control Centre, Emergency Services, Contractor and Heavy Lift Specialist Extensive coordination and continuous contact between IMT key players during the rapid replacement operations

Pre-rapid lift coordination meetings and dry run meeting scheduled in advance of rapid replacement weekend Advance notification & PVMS on Highway 417 and arterial roads to notify motorists of construction operations and closure details Media releases, newspaper ads, radio, and use of social media to inform the public of the full closure Traffic detours in effect during the rapid replacement weekends