Upcoming projects and activities

Find below a chronological list of upcoming projects and activities that could have an effect on residents of Rothwell Heights. Rest assured that NRC will work to minimize any disturbances caused by research activities.

This page is updated regularly to reflect the most current information.

Ongoing testing from to

Description: Combustion testing of a gas turbine engine; a hydrogen trailer will be stationed at M49 for the duration of this campaign.

Time: Testing activity will take place between and .

Disturbance: Low level noise; visible steam plume.

Location: North of Montreal Rd. campus, building M10F and M49.

Ongoing construction work each Saturday from to

Description: Pumping out of septic tanks.

Time: The work is carried out between and

Disturbance: Low level noise; low level of odors.

Location: Montreal Road campus

Ongoing testing from to

Description: Developmental testing of a small gas turbine engine.

Time: We may test between and

Disturbance: Low level noise; low to medium level of odours.

Location: North of Montreal Road Campus, buildings M10 and M11.

Ongoing construction work until Fall 2018

Description: Hydro One Networks Inc. and the NRC are currently undertaking a major upgrade of the existing main electrical sub-station serving the Montreal Road campus.

Time: The work is carried out between and Monday to Friday unless special circumstances dictate otherwise. It is expected to be fully completed by September 2018

Disturbance: The work involves a variety of construction activities, including site preparation, the construction of a new building for electrical equipment, installation of outdoor pad-mounted electrical equipment and buried infrastructure including concrete manholes and electrical conduits. Throughout the course of the work, a variety of noise can be expected from various large equipment including excavators, loaders, trucks, cranes and vacuum trucks, depending on the nature of the work being performed.

Location: North side of Montreal Road, west of Blair Road, generally west of Fairview Lane and Davidson Drive.

Ongoing construction work until Fall 2018

Description: The NRC is currently undertaking a major upgrade of its existing combined sewer system on the North side of Montreal road.

Time: The work is carried out between and Monday to Friday. It is expected to be completed by October 2018

Disturbance: Loud noise can be expected and some vibrations may be experienced from excavating equipment, hoe-ramming of rock, heavy earth moving machinery and increased truck traffic.

Location: North side of Montreal Road, west of Blair Road and north-west of Swans Way. The work is primarily focused along the western property line of the campus (formerly Rockcliffe Base) and will progress towards the center of the campus and the south-east corner towards Montreal Road and Blair.

For comments and questions, please contact us at community@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca.

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