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More Queensway Construction Woes

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, April 13 until Thursday, April 17 there will be off-peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Kent Street and the Highway 417/174 split and between Parkdale … Continue reading

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More Hwy. 417-174 Lane Closures

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, March 16 until Sunday, March 23 there will be off-peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Kent Street and the Highway 417/174 split and between Parkdale … Continue reading

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Lane Closure On Highway 174

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Beginning at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, December 18, the west bound left lane of Highway 174 near the Jeanne D’Arc Boulevard overpass will be closed. This lane closure will be in … Continue reading

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New Highway 417-174 Slowdowns

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, December 8 there will be off peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Parkdale Avenue and Walkley Road and on Highway 174 between Montreal Road and … Continue reading

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Overnite Lane Reductions On Highway 174

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Monday, December 2 and through the week, overnight geotechnical drilling is being conducted along Highway 174, between Blair Road and Montreal Road and will result in lane reductions.

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Hwy. 417-174 Creep And Crawl

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, December 1 there will be off peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Parkdale Avenue and Walkley Road and on Highway 174 between Montreal Road and … Continue reading

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More Highway 417-174 Delays

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, November 24 there will be off peak lane reductions on Highway 417 in both directions between Parkdale Avenue and Walkley Road and on Highway 174 between Montreal Road and … Continue reading

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Highway 417-174 Traffic Jams Continue

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Saturday, November 16 there will be additional off peak lane closures on Highway 417 in both directions between Parkdale Avenue and Walkley Road and on Highway 174 between Montreal Road … Continue reading

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More Hwy 417-174 Congestion

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Saturday, November 9 there will be additional off peak lane closures on Highway 417 in both directions between Parkdale Avenue and Walkley Road and on Highway 174 between Montreal Road … Continue reading

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The Latest Highway 417-174 Tie-ups

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Sunday, November 3 there will be additional off peak lane closures on Highway 417 in both directions between Parkdale Avenue and Walkley Road and on Highway 174 between Montreal Road … Continue reading

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The Split Before And After: Graphics

These are two graphics supplied by the City of Ottawa with before and after shots of the Highway 417-174 Split:

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More Queensway Traffic Hurdles

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Starting Saturday, August 17 there will be additional off peak lane closures on Highway 417 in both directions between Nicholas Street and the 174 split.

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Hwy. 417 Ramp Closed To Fix Split

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: The St. Laurent off-ramp on the westbound OR-174 will be closed due to construction until August 23rd.

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Oh No! More Queensway Construction

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: There will be additional off peak lane closures on Highway 417 in both directions between Nicholas Street and the Highway174 split. • Tuesday, August 6 – The Hwy 174 westbound off-ramp … Continue reading

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There Goes The Kettle Island Bridge: Bulldog On CFRA

CFRA’s Rob Snow and Bulldog Ottawa’s Ken Gray discuss the construction project that is on Highway 174 and the project that isn’t that is the Kettle Island bridge. To hear the podcast, click on the player below:

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Deal With Summer Traffic Construction Woes

A traffic camera shows traffic construction problems on Highway 174 this spring. Lots of people work nights. In fact, many people in private industry work day and night, trying to run their little businesses to meet deadlines or make ends … Continue reading

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Highway 174 Tolls Are Necessary: Reader

Bulldog Ottawa reader Kevin O’Donnell has an interesting take on imposing fees on out-of-town cars using Highway 174. It’s the complete opposite of my post on this topic. To read that post, click here. O’Donnell’s opinion deserves bigger play than … Continue reading

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Highway 174 Road Toll Just Ineffective Tax Grab

Highway 174 traffic in 2012. A lot of wild ideas have been bandied around in Ottawa but this one is one of the weirdest. Putting electronic tolls on Highway 174 is a non-starter. And Mayor Jim Watson even says he’s … Continue reading

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City Strikes Out On Highway 174 Traffic Control

Tuesday traffic on Highway 174 west of Blair Road. No doubt the city never saw this coming. That’s because the municipal government has only been talking about light rail since the 1990s and has spent years dreaming up the current … Continue reading

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Traffic Chaos On Highway 174

Construction to accommodate the building of the Ottawa light-rail project is causing massive backups coming in from the east end. This is Highway 174 west of Blair Road … not at rush hour, but at 10:10 a.m. on Monday. Get … Continue reading

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Highway 417-174 Split Gets Thinner

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: On Wednesday, May 22 lane reductions will begin on the 174, reducing westbound traffic by one lane west of the 174 Blair Road on-ramp to the split. The lane reductions will … Continue reading

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Sinkholes: Another Field Where The Chinese Lead Us

One pathetic sinkhole on Highway 174 … is that all that the City of Ottawa can muster? Sinkhole technology is a field where the Chinese have taken over from us. The Chinese can build sinkholes in seconds. Ours take years … Continue reading

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Highway 174 Sewer Work Continues Post-Sinkhole

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Work will begin today to reline the second of two sewers running under Highway 174. The work will take place between Blair Road and Montreal Road and is anticipated to be … Continue reading

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Highway 174 Lanes Reopen After Sewer Work

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: The left lane on Highway 174 westbound will reopen this evening between Champlain Street and Jeanne D’Arc Boulevard.

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Highway 174 Lane Closed For Sewer Work

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Beginning Saturday, January 19 at midnight, the left lane on Highway 174 westbound will be closed between Champlain Street and Jeanne D’Arc Boulevard for one week.

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