Road Closures & Parking

Road Closures

Closed both days
From 8:30 a.m. Saturday to 3:00 p.m. Sunday

Queen Elizabeth Driveway
Closed between Somerset St. West and Laurier Ave. West on-ramp

Sunday Only

Ottawa

5:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Elgin Street
Northbound closed between Somerset St. West
and Laurier Ave. West

7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Elgin Street
Southbound traffic closed between Wellington St. and Gloucester St.

7:00 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.

Colonel By Drive
Closed between Rideau St. and Hawthorne Ave.

7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Queen Elizabeth Driveway
Closed between Elgin St. and Somerset St. West

7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Pretoria Bridge
Closed to westbound traffic only

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway
Between Vimy Place and Island Park Drive

Booth Street
North of Wellington St.

Chaudière Bridge
Northbound lanes

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Alexandra Bridge

Sussex Drive
Between Murray St. and Princess Ave.

Rockliffe Parkway
Between Princess Ave. and Aviation Parkway
(access maintained for Ottawa New Edinburgh Club and Rockcliffe Boathouse)

Lisgar Road
Between Buena Vista Rd. and Princess Ave.

McKenzie Avenue
Between St. Patrick St. and Rideau St.

 

Gatineau

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Rue Eddy
Between Booth St. and Rue de l’Hôtel de Ville

Boulevard Alexandre-Taché
Between Rue Eddy and Rue Montcalm
Between Rue Montcalm and Rue Hanson

8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Rue Wellington
Between Rue Montcalm and Rue Eddy

Rue St. Rédempteur
Between Rue Wright and Rue Wellington

Rue St. Jacques
Between Rue Vaudreuil and Rue de l’Hôtel de Ville

Rue Leduc and Rue Laval
Between Rue Vaudreuil and Rue Wright

Rue Kent
Between Rue Victoria and Rue Aubry

Promenade du Portage
Between Rue Laval and Rue de l’Hôtel de Ville

Rue de Notre Dame de L’Ile
Between Rue Victoria and Rue de l’Hôtel de Ville

Rue Laurier
Between Rue de l’Hôtel de Ville and Blvd des Allumettières

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Rue de l’Hôtel de Ville
Between Rue Eddy and Rue Laurier

 

Where to Park on Race Day

Parking is available:

* Under the World Exchange Plaza located at the corners of Albert and Metcalfe Street;

* Under the Rideau Centre (just a short walk from the event site) via the entrance on Nicholas Street (east of Colonel By Drive and the Rideau Canal);

* Under City Hall via the Elgin Street Entrance. Cars will be granted access to the City Hall parking garage eastbound at Metcalfe street at Nepean to Elgin. Access will be limited between 7:30 and 9:15 am due to the start times of the 5K and half marathon events;

* Under the National Arts Centre (access via Slater Street just east of Elgin). Eastbound Elgin at Slater traffic will be allowed into the NAC parking garage. Access will be limited between 7:30 and 9:15 am due to the start times of the 5K and half marathon events; and

* Street parking as permitted on Cartier, Cooper, Lisgar and Somerset Street east of Elgin Street and all streets west of Elgin.

Please note that City of Ottawa Bylaw Officers do enforce parking restrictions as posted on all signs.