A five-day road closure that begins this weekend is expected to have a significant impact on traffic. Preston Street will be shut down to regular traffic in both directions from Carling Avenue to Sidney Street from Saturday, September 15 until the morning of Thursday, September 20th.This closure is required so a private company can connect services for the Claridge ICON Building that’s under construction at the corner of Preston Street and Carling Avenue.
Access will be maintained to all residences and local businesses. Traffic will be rerouted along Beech Street to Rochester Street to Norman Street to Booth Street to Carling Avenue. Access to on-street public parking and parking lots in the area will be maintained. OC Transpo Route 85 will detour in both directions, with alternate bus stop locations along the detour. (city of Ottawa news release and image)