Category: Closures

Closure of a section of Colonel By Drive on November 19

A section of Colonel By Drive, between Main Street and Daly Avenue, will be temporarily closed to motorists on Sunday, November 19, 2017, from 11 am to 3:30 pm, to allow the installation of a Rideau Canal Skateway skate rental chalet.

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Ash tree removal in the Greenbelt — Stony Swamp

As part of its emerald ash borer management strategy, the National Capital Commission (NCC) will be removing ash trees affected by the emerald ash borer in the Stony Swamp area of the western Greenbelt.

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Multiple closures on NCC land in Gatineau following the recent heavy rainfall

Last update: November 17, 2017 - The rehabilitation of Gatineau Park's trail system and infrastructure is almost complete. The following sites, however, remain closed:

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Closure of a section of the Gatineau Park Equestrian Trail until Spring 2018

A 500-metre section of the Gatineau Park Equestrian Trail near the base of the Eardley Escarpment, at the Eardley Masham Road, in the Pontiac sector is closed, from October 30 to Spring 2018, to proceed with the replacement of three damaged culverts.

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Gatineau Park parkway network to close to motorists

The NCC's Gatineau Park parkway network (Gatineau, Champlain, and Fortune Lake parkways) will close gradually to motorists for the season on Sunday, October 22, 2017, as of 5 pm. We ask cyclists, roller skaters and pedestrians to exercise caution.

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Section of Leamy Lake pathway closed until fall 2018

The Leamy Lake pathway section between Fournier Boulevard and Leamy Lake will be closed due to construction work until fall 2018.

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Section closures of #10 trail in Shirleys Bay

2 sections of the #10 trail in Shirleys Bay (Greenbelt West side), located between Davidson’s Side Road and the Trailhead at the P2 parking lot on Carling Avenue, are closed.

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Repairs to pathways and shoreline damaged by flooding

Last update: July 26, 2017 - The NCC will begin major work on its multi-use recreational pathways and shoreline assets that were significantly damaged by the recent flooding.

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Recent rising water levels caused flooding on pathways

We wish to advise pedestrians and cyclists to exercise caution along some sections of the Capital Pathway network as the recent rising water levels caused flooding and closed many sections of pathways.

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The parkways are now open to motor vehicles

Gatineau Park moves into its spring and summer season. The opening of the parkways to motor vehicle traffic facilitates access to the park’s main attractions such as the Champlain lookout, Pink Lake and King Mountain. Let us share the road! Let us be cautious and show consideration of all who share the panoramic parkways with.

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