Remembrance Day parade street closures

Motorists can expect some hangups on highways and downtown streets in the national capital region through the weekend and during Monday’s observation of Remembrance Day.

Remembrance Day parades will be held Sunday between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. in several neighbourhoods, including: Stittsville, Metcalfe, Carp, Navan, Constance Bay, Richmond, Orléans, Kanata, Nepean, Manotick, Westboro and Vanier.

Visit the City of Ottawa’s online traffic report for details on parade road closures and traffic impacts.

The national Remembrance Day parade will be held Sunday between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m.

During that time frame, the following roads will be closed: Rideau and Wellington streets, between Colonel By Drive and Bank Street; Queen Street, between Metcalfe Street and Elgin Street; Elgin Street, between Wellington Street and Albert Street; Metcalfe Street, between Wellington Street and Albert Street; and O’Connor Street, Between Wellington Street and Queen Street

Closed intermittently during that span of time will be: Laurier Avenue, between Nicholas Street and Elgin Street; Elgin Street, between Laurier Avenue and Albert Street; Colonel By Drive, between Rideau Street and Daly Avenue; Daly Avenue, between Colonel By Drive and Nicholas Street; southbound Nicholas Street, between Daly Avenue and Laurier Avenue.

Traffic on Elgin Street will also be impacted as Hydro Ottawa continues burying overhead hydro lines between Gladstone Avenue and Somerset Street, with on-street parking prohibited on both sides of Elgin.

As well, Highway 174 will be reduced to one lane for construction between Peter Harkness Lane and Old Montreal Road between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. from Nov. 7 to Nov. 23.


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