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Traffic impacts in Ottawa beginning Thursday, January 7

January 7, 2021
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The following projects will impact Ottawa traffic:

  • Highway 417 The following Highway 417 lane reductions and closures will take place:
    • Between Merivale Road and Parkdale Avenue, lanes will be reduced from 9 pm until 6 am on both Monday, January 11 and Tuesday, January 12 to install the Jackie Holzman Bridge sign. Lane reduction signs will be in place. The westbound on-ramp from Parkdale will also close on Monday, January 11 from 9 pm until 6 am.
    • The westbound on-ramp from southbound Pinecrest Road will close nightly from 11 pm until 5 am starting Monday, January 11 for Stage 2 LRT work. This closure is weather dependent and is anticipated to be completed on the morning of Friday, January 15.
  • Byron Avenue Sections of Byron Avenue between Sherbourne Road and Redwood Avenue, and between New Orchard Avenue and Ancaster Avenue remain closed until the end of March for Stage 2 LRT work.

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 Twitter.

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