Notice: Closure of Transitway pedestrian access from Lees to uOttawa stations

Notice - Avis

Sidewalks along the Transitway connecting Lees to uOttawa stations will be closed as of April 24, 2016, and detours will be established.

WHENStarting April 24, 2016, and continuing until Confederation Line is operational in 2018.

WHYIn order to help facilitate construction of the LRT alignment between Lees and uOttawa Stations.

WHERE: The sidewalk along the existing Transitway that connects Lees to uOttawa transit stations.



  • Pedestrians and cyclists will be required to follow all detour signage in the area that redirects them to sidewalks along the Lees Avenue Bridge, King Edward Avenue and Somerset Street.

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  • For more information regarding adjusted transit service in the area of Lees and uOttawa stations, please visit



  • There will be an increase in construction activities in the area around the Lees Avenue Bridge.
  • Businesses in the area will remain open as usual.


For further information about this project, please contact the City’s representative:

Nicholas Levesque
Stakeholder Relations
Ottawa Light Rail Stage 1 and 2 Project Office
Email: [email protected]
(613) 580-2424, ext. 17950