Hog’s Back Road closed for emergency bridge repairs


On Monday, June 22, at 9 a.m., Hog’s Back Road will be closed to all traffic between Colonel By Drive and Prince of Wales Drive to allow for emergency repair work to the bridge along this portion of the road. The closure is expected to continue until Friday, June 26.


Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians expecting to travel between Prince of Wales Drive and Riverside Drive will be detoured to Heron Road. Detour signage will be posted and police will be on site to help direct traffic.


During this closure, travellers are recommended to cross the river and canal well in advance of Hog’s Back


With all of the construction-related activities underway, residents are encouraged to be flexible with commuting times, stagger work hours or use alternative means for travel. The public is asked to consider options such as transit, walking, cycling or carpooling.


The City of Ottawa has tools to help motorists and transit users plan their routes and manage their commute, including:



Further details and other information concerning City road works are available on ottawa.ca.

OttawaStart Staff



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