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Traffic impacts in Ottawa for the coming days – beginning Friday, August 10

August 9, 2018
Announcements and Events

Upcoming events and projects will have the following impacts on Ottawa traffic:

  • Highway 416: Beginning Friday, August 10 at 9 pm, the northbound off-ramp at Fallowfield Road will be closed for roadwork. The ramp will be closed until Monday, August 13 at 6 am. Signed detours will be in place during the closure.
  • Brian Coburn Boulevard: On Saturday, August 11, Brian Coburn Boulevard will be closed for roadwork from Mer-Bleue Road to Tenth Line Road from 6 am to 6 pm. Signed detours will be in place during the closure.
  • Highway 417: Starting Monday, August 13 at 10 am, lane reductions will be in place on Highway 417 westbound to allow for repairs to the Belfast Bridge’s northern retaining wall. Portable variable message signs will be in place, and motorists can expect delays during peak periods. The work is expected to take three weeks, with full lane access to resume Sunday, September 2.
  • St. Laurent Boulevard: Between Monday, August 13 and Friday, September 7 there will be intermittent lane closures on St Laurent Boulevard at Innes Road during off-peak hours and overnight, to allow for road resurfacing. Signed detours will be in place for the duration of the construction.
  • Renaud Road: There will be intermittent lane closures for roadwork on Renaud Road, east of Anderson Road from Tuesday, August 14 to Wednesday, September 26. The closures will be limited to off-peak and overnight hours. 
  • McBean Street:  From Monday, August 13 to Tuesday, September 4, McBean Street will be closed between Strachan Street and Royal York for preparatory work for the Richmond Bridge replacement project. Signed detours will be in place during the closures.
  • Blair Road: The on-ramps and off-ramps connecting Blair Road and Highway 174 will be closed intermittently for roadwork between Thursday, August 16 and Friday September 7. The closures will be limited to off-peak and overnight hours. Signed detours will be in place.

For more updates on construction and roadwork activity across the city, or for information about traffic and travel planning, visit the City’s Traffic Report or follow the City’s traffic account on Twitter.

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