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Highway 417 to close July 28 to 31 for O-Train West extension pedestrian bridge installation

From the City of Ottawa


Ottawa – Highway 417 and select ramps will be closed in both directions between Woodroffe Avenue and Greenbank Road from Friday, July 28 at 11 pm until Monday, July 31 at 5 am.

The following ramps will also be closed:

  • The eastbound on-ramps from Richmond Road

  • The eastbound on-ramps from Pinecrest Road

  • The eastbound off-ramp to Woodroffe Avenue

  • The westbound on-ramp from Maitland Avenue

  • The westbound on-ramp from Woodroffe Avenue

  • The westbound off-ramp to Pinecrest Road

Motorists will need to follow the signed detour routes:

Westbound detour

  • Exit Highway 417 at Woodroffe Avenue

  • Turn right on Woodroffe Avenue

  • Turn left on Carling Avenue

  • Turn left at Richmond Road

  • Turn left at Pinecrest Road

  • Turn right on to the onramp to re-enter Highway 417

Or

  • Exit Highway 417 at Woodroffe Avenue

  • Turn right on Woodroffe Avenue

  • Turn left on Carling Avenue

  • Turn left at Richmond Road

  • Turn right on to the onramp to re-enter Highway 417





Eastbound detour

  • Exit Highway 417 at Greenbank Road

  • Turn right on Greenbank Road

  • Turn left on Baseline Road

  • Turn left on Woodroffe Avenue

  • Turn right onto the onramp to re-enter Highway 417


The closure is required as part of the Stage 2 West extension to install a pedestrian bridge that will enhance neighbourhood connectivity and provide direct access to the future Queensview Station from Baxter Road.





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