Traffic Advisory - Closure of a section of Colonel By Drive tomorrow, Saturday, October 20

Canada’s Capital Region—A section of Colonel By Drive, between Hawthorne and Daly avenues, will be temporarily closed to motorists on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 10 am to 4 pm, to allow the installation of a Rideau Canal Skateway skate rental trailer.

In addition to this closure, flag persons will be able to control the traffic lights at the intersection of the Queen Elizabeth Driveway and Fifth Avenue as needed in the morning, from 6:45 am to 11 am, to facilitate the arrival of another skate rental trailer.

Some sections of the Rideau Canal pathways may be closed for a short period during the installation. Users must comply with the flag persons’ directions, and proceed along designated detours.

The National Capital Commission urges motorists, cyclists and pedestrians to exercise caution and to respect working crews and equipment, and obey signage and flag persons at the site.


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