Leaders in Environmental and Transportation Infrastructure Services

Churchill Avenue Reconstruction

Project Details

Client: City of Ottawa
Location: Churchill Avenue (Byron to Carling)
Timeframe: June 2013 to November 2014
  • Novatech Engineering
  • City of Ottawa
  • KL Consulting
  • D&G
  • AMS
  • ATA


  • integrated rehabilitation of Churchill Avenue into Ottawa’s first 1.2km complete street
  • meet the needs of all users: pedestrians, cyclists, drivers and public transit
  • replacement of existing storm and sanitary sewers, watermains, private service connections
  • reconstruction of roadway structure including granular and asphalt placement

Project Description

  • City of Ottawa Environmental Excellence Award 2015
  • Completed ahead of schedule and under budget
  • Physically separated & raised bike lanes improve safety
  • Finalist in the Transportation Association of Canada’s 2015 Sustainable Urban Transportation Award
  • Coordination or utility reconstruction and relocation
  • Right-of-way upgrades, such as raised cycling lanes (called cycle tracks)
  • Improved street lighting, traffic control signals at three intersections, traffic calming measures
  • Concrete curbs and sidewalks
  • Streetscaping and utilities relocation