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Albert Street closure expected to cause delays downtown

From the City of Ottawa

Ottawa – Albert Street, between Bay Street and Bronson Avenue, will close from 6 am on Friday, August 25 until 2:30 pm on Monday, August 28 which will cause traffic delays in the area. Residents are encouraged to consider alternate routes.

This upcoming temporary closure is to facilitate sewer and watermain construction work as part of the Albert/Queen/Slater/Bronson reconstruction project.

Traffic and transit detours will be in place for the duration of the closures. Visit for service updates.

Parking and local access

On-street parking will not be possible during the closures, and signage will be in place. Local access will be maintained for residents, business owners and emergency vehicles only.

Pedestrians and cyclists

Pedestrian and cyclist access through the work area will be maintained where possible. Detours and signage will be in place.

Stay informed!

For more information on City programs and services, visit, call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401) or 613-580-2400 to contact the City using Canada Vide


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