Rideau Street to close on April 26

On Sunday, April 26, Rideau Street will close between Sussex Drive and Dalhousie Street until the end of 2020. This closure is needed to complete the final phase of work on Rideau Street and will include the renewal of William Street. Work on William Street between George and Rideau streets will start in early fall. The contractor selected for this project is Tomlinson.

Work on Rideau Street includes improved sidewalks, cycling and transit facilities, benches, bicycle parking, pedestrian lighting, landscaping and more. The general look and feel can be seen below:

Here’s a Landscape roll plan for Rideau Street from Sussex Drive to Dalhousie Street.

Work on William Street includes an improved pedestrian experience, with seating, trees, lighting and bicycle parking. The general look and feel can be seen below:

During this time, many changes will occur. Numerous businesses will remain open and city services will continue to be offered. For this reason, it is important to stay up-to date throughout this project. For more information on the project, you may visit the project website here and sign-up for the e-newsletter here. To learn about the impacts to transit service, visit the OC Transpo website here.