Traffic Advisory - Sections of the Queen Elizabeth Driveway and Colonel By Drive temporarily closed April 18

Canada’s Capital Region - Sections of traffic lanes on the Queen Elizabeth Driveway and Colonel By Drive will be temporarily closed on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, to allow the removal of concession equipment for the Rideau Canal Skateway.

7 am to 9:30 am: Queen Elizabeth Driveway at Fifth Avenue

  • Flag persons will be on-site to slow down and control the flow of traffic in the southbound lane, as needed.

9:30 am to 11:30 am: Colonel By Drive south of the Bronson Avenue Bridge

  • A 100-metre section of the southbound lane south of the Bronson Bridge on-ramp will be closed to traffic.
  • Flag persons will control motorists on the northbound lane of Colonel By Drive.

11:30 am to 2:30 pm: Colonel By Drive at Concord Avenue/Main Street

  • A 100-metre section of the southbound lane will be closed to traffic.
  • Flag persons will control motorists on the northbound lane of Colonel By Drive.

Pathway Detours

  • Some sections of the Rideau Canal pathways may be closed for a short period during the removal of the equipment. 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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