Ottawa – Upcoming events and projects will have the following impacts on Ottawa traffic:
Chaudière Bridge – On Tuesday, August 27, the Chaudière crossing re-opened to motorists. Bike lanes are scheduled to re-open on Friday, October 18. Cyclists can either merge with motorists, use the temporary sidewalk or detour to the cycling lanes on the Portage Bridge. More information is available on the Chaudière crossing project webpage.
Elgin Street -–The Somerset Street crossing at Elgin Street will remain closed for up to five weeks for underground utility work and intersection reconstruction. Cooper Street is open for eastbound traffic and MacLaren Street is open for westbound traffic to cross Elgin Street. Visit ottawa.ca for additional information and detour maps.
Metcalfe Street – The leftmost lane on Metcalfe Street will remain closed to traffic between Nepean and Lisgar streets until October. Motorists and cyclists should expect delays. The western sidewalk is also closed, and pedestrians should use the opposite sidewalk. The closure is required to accommodate construction work at 170 and 180 Metcalfe Street, and at 89 Nepean Street.
Nepean Street – Nepean Street will operate with one lane of traffic, between Metcalfe and O’Connor streets, until October. Sidewalks on both sides of Nepean Street will also be closed at this time. Signed detours will be in place for pedestrians. This closure is required to accommodate construction work at 170 and 180 Metcalfe Street, and at 89 Nepean Street.
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.