CN Cycle for CHEO takes over the roads for another year

Published on
May 2, 2024
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The CN Cycle for CHEO, the annual fundraiser for childhood and adolescent oncology care at the hospital, gears up again on Sunday, May 5.

The cycling event starts and ends at the Canadian War Museum at Lebreton Flats and involves lane reductions and closures from 6 am to 1 pm on various roadways along the route, including:

  • Kichi Zībī Mīkan (KZM) Parkway
  • Booth Street
  • Wellington Street
  • Portage Bridge
  • Laurier Avenue
  • Queen Elizabeth Drive
  • Prince of Wales Drive
  • Heron Road
  • Vincent Massey Park
  • Riverside Drive
  • Hogs Back Road
  • Colonel By Drive
  • Sussex Drive
  • Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway

Please note that City of Ottawa Road Services will be performing annual spring opening maintenance on Pretoria Bridge between 6 am and 2 pm on Sunday, May 5. Pretoria Bridge will be closed for the duration. This work has been coordinated with the CHEO Foundation and CN Cycle for CHEO to minimize impacts to residents.

A full list of the lane reductions, road closures and times are located on the CN Cycle for CHEO website.

For updates on construction and roadwork activity across Ottawa, or for information about traffic and travel planning, visit the City’s traffic map or follow the City’s traffic account on X.

OC Transpo

Some OC Transpo services will be affected by road closures and event activity:

  • OC Transpo routes 55, 57, 61, 62, 63, 74, 75 and 87 will be detoured between 6 am and 1 pm to accommodate the event.
  • OC Transpo routes 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 and 85 will be detoured between 7:30 am and 1 pm to accommodate the event.
  • Para Transpo travel times may be affected by planned road closures.

Full details of OC Transpo service impacts can be found on the OC Transpo alerts page. You can also connect with OC Transpo through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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