Leaders in Environmental and Transportation Infrastructure Services

Confederation Boulevard – Sussex Dr. Reconstruction

Project Details

Client: City of Ottawa
Location: Sussex Drive (St-Patrick to King Edward)
Timeframe: September 2013 to December 2015
Consultant:  Parsons


  • reconstruction of Sussex Drive from St-Patrick to King Edward Avenue
  • replacement of existing storm and sanitary sewers and watermains
  • replacement of existing traffic control signal plants throughout the site, including all underground works
  • replacing of exisiting streetlight plant with new decorative fixtures;
  • installation of new streetscape elements
  • working closely with the local community and local businesses as this was a central tourist area in the City of Ottawa

Project Description

  • worked closely with the National Capital Commission, Public Works Canada, the City of Ottawa, and local community and business groups to complete this section of Ottawa’s Royal Route tourist area
  • excavation and disposal of contaminated material and contaminated groundwater
  • reconstruction of roadway structure including granular and asphalt placement; construction of a new roundabout
  • reconstruction of curb and sidewalks using a combination of cast-in-place concrete and granite cobbles and granite curb
  • coordination of Bell, Hydro, and Enbridge Gas utility reconstruction and relocations
  • lifting and relocating two Heritage buildings, including the work to refurbish the interiors of these buildings
  • full rehabilitation of a bridge which was in the middle of the jobsite
  • extensive traffic control plans and traffic management and regular scheduling to manage the tight timelines for completion