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.”
Ontario, Canada: Newsroom
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.
Friday March 11, 2011
9:00 a.m. Registration
9:20 a.m. Tour of Baseline Station Tunnel
9:40 a.m. Media availability
Access from Woodroffe Avenue
Onsite parking available to media via north-west construction gate (directly across from Navaho Drive)
Media will be required to wear safety vests, safety shoes and hard hats on-site. Safety vests and hard hats will be provided.
- Seirge LeBlanc
- Anne Smith