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Nights of July 3-4 - Highway 174 Westbound at Orléans Boulevard - Overnight Full Closure

As part of the Stage 2 O-Train Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, motorists travelling Highway 174 westbound should anticipate mobility impacts.

Highway 174 westbound under the Orléans Boulevard overpass will be fully closed overnight.

Wednesday, July 3 at 10:00 p.m. to Thursday, July 4 at 5:30 a.m. and Thursday, July 4 at 10:00 p.m. to Friday, July 5 at 5:30 a.m.

Crane set-up for equipment removals and deliveries at Convent Glen Station.

Highway 174 westbound at Orléans Boulevard.

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 westbound on Highway 174 will exit at Champlain Street, turn right to travel north on Champlain Street towards Jeanne d’Arc Boulevard, turn left to travel west on Jeanne d’Arc Boulevard, and then re-enter Highway 174 using the westbound Jeanne d’Arc Boulevard on-ramp.

Alternately, motorists travelling westbound on Highway 174 will exit at Champlain Street and travel south on Champlain Street to Place d’Orléans Drive. They will turn right on to Place d’Orléans Drive, and travel south to St. Joseph Boulevard. They will then turn right and travel west to Jeanne d’Arc Boulevard. Turning right, they will travel north and reconnect to Highway 174 westbound at the Jeanne d’Arc Boulevard interchange.

A grey map with the Highway shown in yellow. The full closure of the westbound highway is shown in red, from Champlain Street to Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard. The detour routes using St. Joseph Boulevard and Jeanne d'Arc Boulevard are shown in blue.

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.

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 these electronic updates please sign up at and select updates for “Place d’Orléans Station”, “Convent Glen Station”, and “Jeanne d’Arc 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