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Traffic impacts in Ottawa for the coming days - beginning Friday, August 16

August 16, 2019
Announcements and Events

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

Albert and Lyon streets - From Friday, August 16 at 6 pm to Sunday, August 18 at 10 pm, Albert Street will be closed between Bay and Lyon streets, and Lyon Street will be closed between Albert and Queen streets to connect services to new developments. Follow signed detours.

Greenbank Road - From Friday, August 16 at 7 pm until Monday, August 19 at 6 am, Greenbank Road will be closed between Fallowfield and West Hunt Club roads to replace the asphalt and to improve safety. Vehicles will be detoured via Woodroffe Avenue.

Richmond Road on-ramp to Highway 417 - From Monday, August 19 until Monday, October 4, the westbound on-ramp from Richmond Road to Highway 417 will be closed for road resurfacing. Follow signed detours.

Richmond Road – From Monday, August 19 until end of September, Richmond Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Fraser and Redwood avenues for the installation of temporary watermains. This will facilitate future work to replace the existing watermain on Richmond Road.

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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