Preston St. extension to close on Sunday, Sept. 4 & Booth St. to reopen

IMG_1063The Preston St. extension (Albert to SJAM Parkway) will close permanently on Sunday, September 4 and Booth Street (Albert to SJAM Parkway) will reopen on the same day.

The Preston St. extension was put in place temporarily to provide an alternate route through LeBreton Flats during the closure of Booth Street for construction activities related to the Confederation Line LRT project.

LRT construction activities are now moving west which necessitates the planned and permanent closure of the Preston St. extension.

uOttawa pedestrian and cycling underpass to re-open August 22

IMG_3607The City of Ottawa will re-open the pedestrian and cycling tunnel at uOttawa on Monday, August 22.

The tunnel, which passes under Nicholas Street and the Transitway between uOttawa and Colonel By Drive, was closed in early May to permit the safe demolition of the former transit station and construction of the new uOttawa light rail transit station.

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