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May 13- August 8: Notice of Long-Term Ramp Closure: Highway 417 at Pinecrest Road

As part of Stage 2 O-Train Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, motorists travellingon northboudn Pinecrest Road at the Highway 417 interchange should anticipate impacts on traffic as crews complete necessary construction activities. 
Long-term closure of the westbound Highway 417 on-ramp from northbound Pinecrest Road.
Monday, May 13 at 11:00 p.m. until Thursday, August 8.   
Permanent road works and guideway construction.
Highway 417 at Pinecrest Road.
Grey map with highway 417 in yellow. On the right side of Pinecrest a red line shows the closed On-Ramp.
Motorists travelling northbound on Pinecrest Road wishing to access westbound Highway 417 will continue north on Pinecrest Road to Richmond Road, where they will turn left and proceed westbound on Richmond Road until reaching the Highway 417 westbound on-ramp near the Bayshore Shopping Centre.
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.
The safety of the public and workers is paramount, and we thank you for your patience during construction.
Accessibility is an important consideration for the Stage 2 LRT project. The Stage 2 team makes every effort to provide access through and around construction sites. If you require special accommodation, please contact
Future work is required in this area. Additional construction updates, such as changes to work sequencing and the duration or impact of this work will be communicated via the Stage 2 project e-newsletter. To receive these electronic updates please sign up at and select updates for “Pinecrest Station”. For other accommodations, or questions, please contact:
Stakeholder Relations,
Rail Construction Program,
City of Ottawa