A section of Ottawa’s Highway 174 will be closed this weekend starting May 6


Eastbound and westbound drivers asked to follow detour signage

OTTAWA, May 5, 2022 – The City of Ottawa has announced that eastbound and westbound lanes on Highway 174 between Blair Road and Montreal Road will close for Stage 2 LRT work starting at 8 pm on Friday, May 6. The closure will remain in place until 6:30 am Monday, May 9.

Detour signage will be in place while the closure is in place.

The closure will facilitate the demolition of the Blair Transitway Bridge to make room to connect the Stage 2 LRT Blair Median Rail Bridge to Blair Station. The Transitway was closed earlier this year in preparation for the demolition.

The following traffic plan will be in effect during the closure:

Map: Highway closure Blair Road to Montréal Road
  • Eastbound traffic will be detoured to Blair Road to Ogilvie Road to Montreal Road OR 174 on-ramp.
  • Westbound traffic will be detoured to Montreal Road to Ogilvie Road to Blair Road OR 174 on-ramp.

The Stage 2 O-Train East extension will run in the median of Highway 174, on a guideway bridge that is being constructed to connect the rail line from the existing Blair Station to the new line.

SOURCE City of Ottawa

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