Four Ottawa LRT workers injured after rebar cage collapses at future airport station site

Four workers on Ottawa’s light-rail transit extension were sent to hospital Thursday morning after a rebar cage collapsed at the site of the future Ottawa airport station.

OC Transpo head John Manconi sent a memo to council stating there was an incident just before 10:30 a.m. on Thursday involving five people working on the Trillium Line extension near the Ottawa International Airport.

A spokesperson for TransitNext, a subsidiary of SNC-Lavalin contracted to build the southern extension of Ottawa’s LRT, confirmed the incident to Global News.

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