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Highway 417 will close between July 13 and 17 for bridge replacement

From the City of Ottawa

Ottawa – The Bronson rapid bridge replacement on Highway 417 is scheduled to take place July 13 to 17. The project will close the following sections of the highway, starting at 8 pm on Thursday, July 13 and slated to reopen at 6 am on Monday, July 17:

  • Eastbound lanes between Carling/Kirkwood and Metcalfe

  • Westbound lanes between Metcalfe/Catherine and Rochester.

Lane reductions and ramp closures are scheduled to start at 7 pm on Thursday, with the full closure of Highway 417 scheduled to be in place by 8 pm.

The following access ramps will also close:

  • O’Connor westbound

  • Lyon westbound (ongoing)

  • Bronson westbound

  • Maitland eastbound

  • Carling eastbound

  • Parkdale eastbound

As a requirement for this construction, the southbound lanes of Bronson Avenue will be closed between Arlington Street and Catherine/Raymond streets.

The following detours will be in effect during the closure:

Westbound detour for Highway 417 closure

  • Westbound motorists must exit the highway at Metcalfe/Catherine

  • Continue westbound on Catherine Street

  • Continue onto Raymond Street

  • Take the Highway 417 Rochester westbound access ramp

Eastbound detour for Highway 417 closure

  • Eastbound motorists must exit the highway at Carling/Kirkwood

  • Continue eastbound on Carling Avenue

  • Turn left on Bronson Avenue

  • Turn right on Chamberlain Avenue

  • Continue onto Isabella Street

  • Take the Highway 417 Metcalfe eastbound access ramp

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