Getting round: foggy morning commute, new building


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Ahoy there!

The Thursday commute began out drizzly and foggy — visibility was simply 400 metres, as measured on the Ottawa airport — and there have been a couple of hassle spots to maintain motorists on guard as visitors started constructing.

Ottawa cops have been directing visitors round closed lanes on northbound Clyde Avenue at Baseline Highway as a consequence of a automobile hearth that bought the all-clear at about 7:45 a.m.

In Gatineau, police closed a stretch of Cousineau Road and have been asking motorists to keep away from the world throughout an “intervention” by officers.

Look ahead to a couple of new building zones, too.

Freeway 417 is periodically diminished to at least one lane in every course between Boundary and Rockdale roads for building till 5 p.m. Thursday.

Eagleson Highway from Emerald Meadows to Bridgestone drives may have lane reductions in each instructions from Thursday till mid-September for information rail substitute. Visitors controllers shall be on web site to direct motorists and cyclists and pedestrian entry shall be maintained.

Carling Avenue on the Lincoln Fields Procuring Centre has off-peak lane reductions westbound till Monday for street work. Pedestrian and bike owner entry shall be maintained.

Bantree Road from Blackwell Road to Edinburgh Place has lane reductions in each instructions till mid-September for information rail substitute. Visitors controllers shall be on web site to direct motorists and cyclists and pedestrians can nonetheless get by way of.

There shall be off-peak lane reductions on northbound Prince of Wales Drive at Normandy Crescent till Friday for street work. Pedestrian and bike owner entry shall be maintained.

Riverside Drive shall be diminished to at least one lane in every course between Hunt Membership and Walkley roads every day till Friday from 7 p.m. to six a.m. for street work. Visitors controllers shall be on web site to direct motorists and pedestrian and bike owner entry shall be maintained.