Drivers should exercise caution near Commissioners Park due to a high volume of visitors

A large number of visitors are expected near Commissioners Park to see the tulips in bloom this weekend. Traffic management activities will be in place near Commissioners Park on May 20, 21 and 22, 2017.

Depending on pedestrian traffic flow, between 10 am and 5 pm, National Capital Commission (NCC) conservation officers may close the following: 

  • Crescent Heights (between the Queen Elizabeth Driveway and Dow’s Lake Road)
  • Lakeside Avenue (between the Queen Elizabeth Driveway and Commissioners Park entrance)

Crescent Heights and Lakeside Avenue will remain accessible via Bronson Avenue. Ottawa Police Services will also be on-site (at the intersection of the Queen Elizabeth Driveway, Prince of Wales Drive and Preston Street) to manage traffic.