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Greenbank Road To Close Thursday Night

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

Greenbank Road will be closed to vehicular, cycling and pedestrian traffic in both directions between Malvern Drive and Wessex Road, overnight from 9 p.m. Thursday, July 30 to 6 a.m. Friday July 31. The road will be closed to begin construction of a railway track across the Greenbank Detour Road, as part of the Greenbank Road widening project.

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Nicholas St. To Lose Lanes Until Oct.

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

Nicholas Street, between Highway 417 and Laurier Avenue, will be reduced to one lane in each direction beginning Monday, May 11 and continuing until October.

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Innes Road Work To End In September

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

Beginning Monday, April 27 there will be lane reductions on Innes Road between Highway 417 and Blair Road.

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Get Ready For The Summer Creep and Crawl

Summer brings with it good weather and construction.

Summer brings with it good weather and construction.

This is a release from the City of Ottawa summarizing all of its construction and related activities for the next few months.

Find out what’s going on in your neighbourhood or on your commute.

It is in a PDF format and you can open it by clicking on the highlighted words below

The schedule will download onto your computer and then just double-click on the icon to see the report.

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City Should Get Basics Right

The City of Ottawa appears a little late on the topic at working from home.

The city does have an interest in getting workers to shift hours or not commute given the traffic mess downtown with construction of the light-rail project on the most important transportation artery in the community … Highway 417-174.

But more than that, businesses have been creating flexible hours and letting employees work from home for many years.

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King Edward To Be Slowed

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

Starting January 13, 2015, lane reductions during off-peak hours will affect vehicular traffic between Ottawa and Gatineau on the Macdonald-Cartier Bridge. These lane reductions are required to complete some construction activities on the Sussex Drive overpass at King Edward Avenue.

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Sussex Drive To Reopen

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

On Saturday, December 13, Sussex Drive will fully reopen to two lanes in each direction, between St. Patrick Street and King Edward Avenue. All four lanes of traffic will remain open throughout the winter months, with some intermittent lane reductions during off-peak traffic periods for utility work.

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Ramp Closures Continue On Hwy. 417

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

Construction of the Highway 417 Expansion project will continue over the winter months, however motorists and transit users can expect reduced traffic impacts.

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Bridge Work To Snarl Airport Parkway

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

During this phase of construction of the Airport Parkway pedestrian and cycling bridge, there will be intermittent lane reductions and off-peak closures on the Airport Parkway.

Whenever possible, work will be done overnight to minimize the impact on travellers; however, motorists and transit riders travelling to and from MacDonald-Cartier International Airport should plan additional travel time.

Any closures of the Parkway will be announced in advance using the City’s Twitter accounts, @ottawacity and @Ottawa_Traffic. During these times, a signed detour will be in place.

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Highway 417 To Close Oct. 4

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

On the afternoon of Saturday, October 4, lanes on Highway 417 will be closed in stages in the vicinity of the Vanier Parkway, leading to a full closure of both the eastbound and westbound lanes to allow for the placement of the new Vanier Parkway overpass.

Lane reductions will begin at 3 p.m. on Saturday. The highway will be fully closed to through traffic between 6 p.m. and 11 a.m. on Sunday morning. Full reopening of all lanes will occur by 5 a.m. on Monday, October 6.

During the weekend, access to the following on-ramps will be restricted:

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LRT Building Narrows Queen Street

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

Beginning Wednesday, September 3, Queen Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Bay Street and Lyon Street to accommodate utility and hydro relocation work in advance of LRT station construction for the Confederation Line.

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More Freeway Lane Changes

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

Starting Friday, August 15, Hwy 417 will be reduced to two lanes in each direction between Nicholas Street and the Hwy 417/174 split from Friday evening at 9 p.m. until Monday morning at 6 a.m.

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Airport Parkway To Have Traffic Problems

This is a release from the City of Ottawa:

From Monday, August 18 to Wednesday, August 20 there will be increased construction activities in the vicinity of the Airport Parkway pedestrian/cycling bridge that will result in temporary road closures and will impact traffic. Flagging operations will take place off-peak to facilitate construction activities.

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Colonel By To Have Traffic Interruptions

This is a release from the National Capital Commission:

Traffic on Colonel By Drive, between Bank Street and Hawthorne Street, and the Queen Elizabeth Driveway, between Bank Street and Laurier Avenue, will be reduced intermittently to one lane for short periods, while paving is being completed on sections of the Rideau Canal Eastern and Western pathways.

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