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Bronson Avenue Reconstruction

Project Details

Client: City of Ottawa
Location: Arlington to Imperial Avenue
Timeframe: April – December 2019
Partners: Marathon Underground
Robinson Consultants


  • Replacement of aging underground infrastructure in advance of the planned Highway 417 Bronson Avenue overpass bridge replacement.
  • Upgrade of combined sewers on Bronson Avenue including sewer services from the main to the property line.
  • Reinstatement of the asphalt pavement, concrete sidewalks and landscaping within the right-of-way will be completed.

Project Description

  • Completed 200 meter micro tunnel and steel casing installation, completed within 10mm of the original target mark
  • Excavation completed through rock
  • Installation of a concrete pressure pipe watermain
  • Replacement of the existing combined sewer
  • Replacement of the existing local watermain
  • replacement of the existing feedermain
  • Full road reconstruction including concrete sidewalks and curbs, TWSI installation, and landscaping features including paving stone sidewalk buffer and concrete bench/shelter pads
  • Service laterals will be replaced to the property line
  • Traffic management during construction
  • Lane shifting and closure on a major arterial thoroughfare
  • Completion of night work
  • Work completed in a congested downtown area


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