Lane closures at south end of Colonel By Drive beginning October 30, 2013

Work will begin on Wednesday, October 30, for the construction of a pedestrian refuge island between the two traffic lanes of Colonel By Drive. Work will continue until the end of November 2013 and will require traffic lane closures. Motorists and cyclists are asked to use the Queen Elizabeth Driveway during the work.

Traffic advisory due to light rail construction - various locations throughout Ottawa

Upcoming ramp closures and lane reductions on Highways 417 and 174 Ottawa: Starting Sunday, October 27, the following additional off peak lane, ramp and shoulder closures on Highway 417 in both directions are scheduled to occur between Parkdale Avenue and Walkley Road and on Highway 174 between Montreal Road and the Hwy 417/174 split.

Friday, Oct 25 to Monday, Oct 28
• The southbound Vanier Parkway on-ramp to Hwy 417 eastbound will be closed for the weekend, beginning 11 p.m. on Friday until 5 a.m. on Monday.

Remembrance Ceremony at Brantwood Gates - November 10, 2013

The Royal Canadian Legion (Strathcona Branch 595) and residents of Old Ottawa East welcome all Ottawans to join MP Paul Dewar, MPP Yasir Naqvi, Councillor David Chernushenko and other dignitaries, as well as representatives from Ottawa’s first-responders: Ottawa Police Services, Ottawa Paramedics and Ottawa Firefighters, to the annual Remembrance Ceremony at Brantwood Gates. There will be an Honour Guard Parade down Main Street and laying of wreaths at Brantwood Gates.

Public open house for Rideau River Western Pathway on November 13, 2013

The second, and last, public open house for the Rideau River Western Pathway (from Belmont Street to the University of Ottawa Lees Avenue Campus) will be held on Wednesday, November 13, at Saint Paul University, 233 Main Street. The meeting will be held in Room 142, Laframboise Hall, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Temporary pathway closure behind University of Ottawa Lees Campus/Hurdman Bridge

As part of the Highway 417 expansion project, the City of Ottawa is removing the outside highway lane and structure of Hurdman Bridge. Crews have begun work on the north side of the bridge, working from west to east. During this demolition work the multi-use pathways along both sides of Rideau River under Highway 417 (Hurdman Bridge) are required to be closed to maintain the safety of pedestrians and cyclists as these areas are within the construction zone.


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