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July 7 to August 12 - Champlain Street at Highway 174 - Ramp Closure

Please note that this ramp will be open during the weekend of July 12-15 to alleviate concerns about the Jeanne d'Arc interchange weekend full closure.

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, motorists travelling on Champlain Street should anticipate impacts to traffic as crews complete necessary construction activities.

Full closure of the northbound Champlain Street on-ramp to Highway 174 westbound.

Sunday, July 7 at 9:00 p.m. to Monday, August 12 at 6:00 a.m.

Removal and rebuilding of median, electrical work, and paving

Champlain Street on-ramp at Highway 174 westbound.

The construction work outlined in this notice is subject to change. Work may be delayed or extended due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Motorists travelling northbound on Champlain Street can access Highway 174 westbound using the on-ramp at Jeanne d’Arc Boulevard by taking Jeanne d’Arc Boulevard westbound, or St. Joseph Boulevard westbound.

A grey map with the highway shown in yellow, and the ramp closure at Champlain shown in red. the detour to Jeanne d'Arc or St. Joseph are shown as a blue dashed line. Anticipated Impacts
Motorists should adhere to detours, traffic control signage, posted speed limits, allow for added travel time and use extra caution when moving through active construction corridors as traffic patterns change.

Pedestrians and cyclists should use extra caution and adhere to posted signage when localized detours are in-place, to ensure safety.

Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. If you require special accommodation due to this work, please contact

The safety of the public and workers is paramount. Thank you for your patience during construction.

Please note:  For your awareness, the following link should be used to view updates or changes to traffic impacts (this link is updated on Fridays by 12 noon).

To receive electronic updates please sign up at and select updates for “Place d’Orléans Station”. For other accommodations, or questions, please contact:

Stage 2 Team
Rail Construction Program | Programme de construction du train léger
Transit Services Department | Direction générale des transports

City of Ottawa | Ville d’Ottawa | Extension de l'O-Train | OC Transpo