Notice: Rideau Street Weekend Closure

Notice - Avis

This notice is to advise that, as part of the O-Train Confederation Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project, Rideau Street will be completely closed overnight this weekend.

WHAT: Rideau Street will be closed to all traffic for one weekend in order for watermain work to take place at Rideau Station west entrance.

WHERE: Rideau Street will be closed between Sussex Drive and Dalhousie Street.

WHEN: From 10 p.m. Friday, September 23 to 6 a.m. Monday, September 26.

WHY: To install a new watermain service crossing Rideau Street under the Rideau Centre pedestrian overpass and cutting and capping the existing watermain.

PEDESTRIAN & CYCLING IMPACTS

  • Pedestrian and cycling access will be maintained and flaggers will be on site as required.

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT IMPACTS

  • Rideau Street remains closed to general vehicular traffic. OC Transpo and STO buses will be rerouted to Mackenzie King Bridge. A detour will also be put in place for taxes and delivery vehicles during this work.

RESIDENTIAL & BUSINESS IMPACTS

  • Noise levels are anticipated to be moderate.