Overhead Catenary System Energization between Laird Drive and Kennedy Road

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April 30, 2021

On May 3, 2021, the overhead catenary system (OCS) between Laird Drive and Kennedy Road will be energized. Once energized the OCS cables are electrified and dangerous if encountered. It is never safe to go near the OCS. Please obey signage and stay away from all overhead cables.

The OCS installed above the LRT tracks and powers the Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs). Power is delivered from traction power substations located along the alignment to the LRVs via the OCS cables.

What to Expect

Signage will be installed along the At-Grade alignment to notify the public that the OCS is live.

Hours of Work

•    The OCS will be energized as of Monday, May 3, 2021 between Laird Drive and Kennedy Road.

Traffic and Pedestrian Details

•    No traffic or pedestrian changes are required for this work.

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