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  • Spring & Summer Guide NOW AVAILABLE!

    Spring & Summer Guide NOW AVAILABLE!

    Check out what we have planned for Spring & Summer 2019! We've combined our guides this this year and there is SO much to look forward to! Registration opens March 6th and 7th, 2019.
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    Summer 2019 Camp Guide

    Check out the line-up for Summer 2019!
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Construction of the New Stadium Way

Construction of the New Stadium Way

One of the steps being taken by the university to mitigate traffic congestion on campus is the construction of a new road called Stadium Way that will connect Bronson Avenue and University Drive through Parking Lot 5, near Carleton U's Athletic Field, MNP Park. This would be as a right-in, right-out for cars only from Bronson Ave, including a pedestrian sidewalk connection along the north side of Stadium Way, raised pedestrian crosswalks, and street lighting revisions. Construction on Stadium Way begins the week of July 2, 2019. 

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Upcoming Work to Open Raven Road to Bronson Avenue

Over the last several months, Carleton University has been developing a strategy to best respond to the impacts of the closure of Hog's Back swing bridge this summer and the shutdown of the O-Train in 2020 for Stage 2 LRT.  These projects by the National Capital Commission and the City of Ottawa are going to have a major impact on campus. In summary:

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Update: Airport Parkway & Lester Road Widening Environmental Assessment Study Open House Thurs. Mar. 10, 2016

The City of Ottawa is undertaking the Airport Parkway and Lester Road Widening Environmental Assessment (EA) Study to determine the most appropriate means to accommodate and manage increasing transportation requirements related to growth in the surrounding communities and airport lands.

View the display boards from the March 2016 open house here with details on comments received so far, recommended plans, and next steps.

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New Signalized Crossing on Bronson

Bronson Avenue is gaining a new pedestrian and cyclist crossing south of Colonel By Drive. In addition to traffic signals, the improvements include new sidewalks, bicycle lanes, multi-use pathways, streetlights, and modifications to the ramps connecting Bronson to Colonel By and Bronson Place.

Construction is scheduled to begin in mid-September 2015. The crossing should be functional by the end of November, with final paving and landscaping to be completed next spring or summer.

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New Bronson Avenue Crossing South of Canal Proposed

Bronson Avenue Crossing near Colonel By Drive Ramps for Pedestrians & Cyclists

bronson-crossing-alt3-sThe City of Ottawa has recommendations for a new signalized crossing to facilitate foot & bicycle traffic across Bronson Avenue by the northend of the Carleton University campus.

The timeframe to implement this suggestion is to seek funding in the upcoming municipal budget process and for the work to start in 2015.

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