New bridge improves connections in Little Italy

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Residents travelling through Little Italy and the Civic Hospital neighbourhoods have more travel options thanks to a new bridge connecting Hickory Street and Adeline Street. Until the bridge opened last week, both streets came to a dead end on opposite sides of the O-Train Trillium Line rail bed.

 

This bridge helps improve the connectivity to the rapid-transit network and to cycling facilities on Bayswater Avenue and Rochester Street.

 

This new pedestrian and cycling bridge is the first infrastructure project to be built with co-operative funding from the development community through a new innovative policy (Section 37 of the Planning Act). The budget for the project was $1.5 million

 

For current traffic and construction information around the city, visit ottawa.ca.


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