Category: Closures

Safety Advisory - Temporary Closure of the Rideau Canal Skateway

Canada’s Capital Region - The National Capital Commission announces that as of tonight, 10 pm, January 10, the Rideau Canal Skateway will be temporarily closed on 7 kilometres, from Rideau Street (National Arts Centre) to Dows Lake, because of adverse weather conditions and their negative impact on the ice.

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Section closure of Trail #51 in Mer Bleue, January 4 to 19

A section of Trail #51, near parking lot P20, in the Mer Bleue sector of the Greenbelt is closed from January 4 to January 19.

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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

UPDATE: December 19, 2017 – Section of Trail #10 in Shirley’s Bay between Crichlow Street and Hastings Street has been reopened and repairs to the footbridge have been completed.

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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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