Transpo playing down Ottawa LRT timelines, safety concerns in tunnel
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By Jon Willing, Ottawa Sun, April 19, 2017

The Rideau Street sinkhole has undoubtedly thrown a huge wrench into the timeline for the city and LRT contractors, but it’s still not clear how it will impact the opening of service in 2018 or milestone obligations in 2017.

The LRT contract with the Rideau Transit Group includes a June 1, 2017 “readiness” deadline for the contractor to finish the downtown elements, largely to make sure Ottawa is polished for Canada Day.

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