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Section of Queensway reopens earlier than expected

A section of Highway 417 was scheduled to reopen at 6 a.m. on Aug. 15, but traffic started flowing around midnight.
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A five-kilometre section of Highway 417 through Ottawa has reopened earlier than expected. 

A five-kilometre section of Highway 417 through Ottawa has reopened earlier than expected. 

The Queensway closure between Metcalfe Street, Carling Avenue and Kirkwood Avenue was set to end at 6 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15 to allow construction crews to replace the Booth Street Bridge.

This is the first of five bridge replacements planned in Ottawa over the next few years. 

The Rochester Bridge replacement is set for later in 2022. The overpasses for Percy Street and Bronson Avenue are set for replacement in 2023, while Preston Street is scheduled to be replaced in 2024. 


 


 

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