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Construction &Traffic


Rideau Street closure Sept 23-26

As part of the O-Train Confederation Line Light Rail Transit Project, Rideau Street will be completely closed overnight the weekend of September 23-26.

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 10PM Friday, September 23 to 6AM 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 busses will be rerouted to Mackenzie King Bridge.  A detour will also be put in places for taxis and delivery vehicles during this work.

Residential & Business Impacts

Noise levels are anticipated to be moderate.