Ottawa Light Rail Transit - Maintenance and Storage Facility
Completion: July 01, 2016
Size: 26 acre site
The contract consists of constructing two new buildings and rails on a 26 acre site. The first building is the Maintenance Facility which will be used to maintain and repair LRT vehicles. The second building is the storage shed building which is a large, galvanized steel structure that will house the majority of the Confederation Line light rail vehicles (LRV).
Kelson mechanical highlights: Complete HVAC and plumbing and control systems, including a high efficiency exhaust air heat recovery system, a large high-pressure compressed air network, a service piping system, use of recycled water in train wash, underground oil piping, and a large Natural Gas piping system. Kelson is responsible for the complete mechanical construction and commissioning of the buildings. The project is also applying for LEED certification with 30% energy savings.