The City of Ottawa's Infrastructure Services Department circulated the following notice this week:
NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION START
Temporary Westbound Lane Restrictions - Somerset St West Between Bayswater Ave and Preston Street.
"From September 7, 2010 to November 12, 2010 Somerset St West between Bayswater Ave and Preston Street will be reduced to one lane in the eastbound direction only. Westbound vehicle traffic will be prohibited in this segment of Somerset St West.
Businesses on Somerset St West Between Bayswater Ave and Preston Street will remain open as usual.
On-street Parking: On-street parking will be available except in the immediate vicinity of construction activity.
Westbound Detour: North on Preston St, west on Albert St and Scott St, south on Bayview Road and Bayswater Ave to Somerset St West.
Sidewalks: Sidewalks on both sides of Somerset St West will remain open and clear.
Buses: Route 2 Westboro and Route 2 Bayshore westbound buses will be rerouted from Somerset St West to travel via Preston Street west on Albert and Scott, north on Bayview and Bayswater Aves to Somerset St West. Duration: September 7 - November 12, 2010. The Route no 2 Blair eastbound bus service will remain the same on Somerset St West and will not be detoured.
This work will result in some inconvenience to you such as noise, dust and vibrations. The City is committed to minimize any disruption and inconvenience to the public during construction. We would like to thank you for your patience and cooperation."
We thank the City for this update.
For more information:
Visit Road Work and Street Closures on www.ottawa.ca
Visit Modifications to Bus Route no. 2 on www.octranspo.com
Max Ross, Senior Project Manager, 613 580 2424 ext 16011
Dianna Ashworth, City Construction Liaison, Delcan, 613 863 3873
Pierre Robert, Contractor, Tomlinson, 613 229 9184
Don Lamirande, City Construction Inspector, 613 794 3671