Major Queensway Closure for Last Weekend In July

Major traffic disruptions along the Queensway for the last weekend of July.  A section of highway 417 will be fully closed in both directions, with significant traffic impacts expected from 5 pm on July 28th to 11 am on July 29th.  The closure is required for the demolition of the Harmer Avenue Pedestrian Bridge.  Highway 417 will be closed in both directions from Bronson to Carling, and during the work the eastbound on-ramps at Carling, Parkdale and Maitland will be closed.  In the westbound direction, on-ramps at Catherine, Rochester, Parkdale, Lyon and O’connor will be closed.
The following detours will be in place for the duration:
Westbound detour 
  • Westbound motorists must exit the highway at Bronson Avenue onto Catherine Street
  • Proceed via Catherine Street, which becomes Raymond Street, westbound to Booth Street
  • Proceed via Booth Street southbound to Carling Avenue
  • Proceed via Carling Avenue westbound to the westbound Highway 417 on-ramp at Kirkwood Avenue (west of the fire station)
Eastbound detour 
  • Eastbound motorists must exit the highway at Carling Avenue and continue east to Bronson Avenue
  • Proceed via Bronson Avenue northbound to Chamberlain Avenue
  • Proceed via Chamberlain Avenue eastbound to Isabella Street
  • Proceed via Isabella Street eastbound onto the eastbound Highway 417 on-ramp at Metcalfe Street

Story and image credit: City of Ottawa news release

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