This is the second time the light rail transit system will be delayed.
Staff argue that running rail along March Road through the Kanata Research Park would result in higher construction costs and longer travel times for other commuters.
City staff say they do not expect the delay to prevent construction from starting in early 2019 as scheduled.
Light-rail line now scheduled to open in November.
The new handover date is Nov. 2, Watson told the finance and economic development committee on Tuesday, adding that taxpayers will not bear the financial burden of the delay.
Contractors were supposed to confirm turnover date by Wednesday, city says.
Plans to extend Ottawa’s existing north-south light-rail line further south to the airport and into Riverside South cleared a major milestone this week after the city prequalified three c
Downtown streets were supposed to be clear before July 1 weekend celebrations
Change will also allow for a possible extension into the neighbourhood in the future
Several of the world’s largest engineering and contracting companies are vying to build the $2.5-billion extension of Ottawa’s east-west Confederation light-rail line, according to the ci