_ (press release) _ ** Ottawa ** – Queen Street between Lyon Street and O’Connor Street will reopen to east- and westbound traffic starting Tuesday, November 22. This section of Queen Street has been operating as a one-way since April to allow for work related to the Queen Street Renewal project as part of the O-Train Confederation Line Light Rail Transit (LRT) project.
Motorists are also advised that the section of Queen Street between Bay Street and Lyon Street will reopen to one-way eastbound traffic on December 5, 2016. It will remain completely closed until then to allow for completion of sewer construction. Pedestrian and cycling access is being maintained.
Signed detours will remain in place until the work is finished.
The City of Ottawa has tools on ottawa.ca to help motorists and transit users plan their routes and manage their commute, including:
* [ OttawaNav ](http://ottawa.ca/en/residents/transportation-and-parking/traffic/ottawa-nav) – the City’s mobile application for real time construction and traffic information * [ City of Ottawa Traffic Report ](http://ottawa.ca/cgi-bin/trafficreport/report_search.pl?lang=en) – outlining citywide road closures, traffic restrictions and detours * [ Interactive traffic map ](http://traffic.ottawa.ca/map/index?lang=en) – showing construction areas and live traffic cameras throughout the city * [ Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) cameras ](http://traffic.ottawa.ca/map/intersections) * [ Cycling maps ](http://ottawa.ca/en/roads_trans/cycling/index.html) and information – detailing bicycle pathways and lanes throughout the city