Baseline Station Tunnel Will Connect Ottawa's Bus Rapid Transit and Light Rail Transit Systems

Baseline Station Tunnel Will Connect Ottawa's Bus Rapid Transit and Light Rail Transit Systems

Good News for commuters and travellers in Ottawa.

The Baseline Station Tunnel will connect Ottawa’s bus rapid transit and light rail transit systems.

The Baseline Station Tunnel connection project has a total value of $38,000,000; and $12,666,667 of this total value was Federal Funding from the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund (ISF).

“This project involves constructing a tunnel on the west side of the building to connect to Bus Rapid Transit and future Light Rail Transit/Bus Rapid Transit as well as a grade separated overpass at Navaho Drive and College Avenue (College Avenue Overpass), which will carry buses, pedestrians and other vehicles over the future transitway below.”

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Media Advisory

March 9, 2011

Minister Of Infrastructure To Tour Baseline Station Tunnel In Ottawa

Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Infrastructure and MPP for Ottawa West-Nepean will tour the Baseline Station Tunnel. The tunnel will connect Ottawa’s bus rapid transit and light rail transit systems. Photo opportunities are available during the tour.

Date:
Friday March 11, 2011

Time:
9:00 a.m. Registration
9:20 a.m. Tour of Baseline Station Tunnel
9:40 a.m. Media availability

Location:
Access from Woodroffe Avenue
Onsite parking available to media via north-west construction gate (directly across from Navaho Drive)

Note:
Media will be required to wear safety vests, safety shoes and hard hats on-site. Safety vests and hard hats will be provided.

Location of Baseline Station Tunnel

Location of Baseline Station Tunnel

CONTACTS

  • Seirge LeBlanc
    Minister’s Office
    416-557-6236
  • Anne Smith
    Communications Branch
    416-327-7226

 

 

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