Bank Street Renewal – Lane Reductions at Billings Bridge

Bank Street Renewal – Lane Reductions at Billings Bridge

Project update: Bank Street renewal, Riverside Drive (westbound) to Ledbury Avenue Starting on June 10, 2024, Bank Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Riverside Drive (westbound) and the Bélanger Avenue / Lamira Street intersection. The City of Ottawa is starting construction of Phase 1 of the Bank Street Renewal (Riverside Drive to Collins Avenue). The city has secured R.W. Tomlinson Ltd to construction the project and road users will…

Thank you, school crossing guards of Old Ottawa South!

Thank you, school crossing guards of Old Ottawa South!

We are so fortunate to have such conscientious and pleasant crossing guards in our neighbourhood. Let’s all come together and thank them for their great job! We live in a neighbourhood with high levels of traffic and a lot of drivers who break the law by running red lights and ignoring pedestrians crossing the street, especially on Bank Street. Our littlest citizens can feel well protected when a crossing guard is in place. Old…

Weekend closure of Bank Street southbound from Sunnyside to Cameron

Weekend closure of Bank Street southbound from Sunnyside to Cameron

Starting Friday, March 22, 2024 at 6 pm until Monday, March 25, 2024 at 6 am, Bank Street, from Sunnyside Avenue to Cameron Avenue, will be closed to southbound traffic. The southbound lane closure is required to accommodate sanitary sewer works beneath Bank Street as part of the Grove Avenue and Grosvenor Avenue Integrated Road, Sewer and Watermain Project. Bank Street businesses remain open for business as usual. Traffic impacts Vehicles heading southbound on…

Bank St. Canal Bridge bike lanes – A game changer to celebrate

Bank St. Canal Bridge bike lanes – A game changer to celebrate

Personally, when I recall the Bank Street Bridge prior to fall 2023 from the perspective of a pedestrian or cyclist, it is not in a fond way. But fast forward to today, and for those traveling over the Bank Street Bridge in the last year, either walking or on a bicycle, the improvement is a massive leap. The Bank Street Bridge bike lanes have been in place for a year now and while there…

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