Highway 417 to close July 28 to 31 for O-Train West extension pedestrian bridge installation

Highway 417 and select ramps will be closed in both directions between Woodroffe Avenue and Greenbank Road from Friday, July 28 at 11 pm until Monday, July 31 at 5 am.

The following ramps will also be closed:

  • The eastbound on-ramps from Richmond Road
  • The eastbound on-ramps from Pinecrest Road
  • The eastbound off-ramp to Woodroffe Avenue
  • The westbound on-ramp from Maitland Avenue
  • The westbound on-ramp from Woodroffe Avenue
  • The westbound off-ramp to Pinecrest Road

Motorists will need to follow the signed detour routes:

Westbound detour

  • Exit Highway 417 at Woodroffe Avenue
  • Turn right on Woodroffe Avenue
  • Turn left on Carling Avenue
  • Turn left at Richmond Road
  • Turn left at Pinecrest Road
  • Turn right on to the onramp to re-enter Highway 417

Or

  • Exit Highway 417 at Woodroffe Avenue
  • Turn right on Woodroffe Avenue
  • Turn left on Carling Avenue
  • Turn left at Richmond Road
  • Turn right on to the onramp to re-enter Highway 417
A map providing visual of the Westbound detour for Highway 417 closure between Greenbank Road and Woodroffe Avenue from July 28 to 31 as part of the Stage 2 West extension to install a pedestrian bridge.
Visit the link in the post for full details.

Eastbound detour

  • Exit Highway 417 at Greenbank Road
  • Turn right on Greenbank Road
  • Turn left on Baseline Road
  • Turn left on Woodroffe Avenue
  • Turn right onto the onramp to re-enter Highway 417
A map providing visual of the Eastbound detour for Highway 417 closure between Greenbank Road and Woodroffe Avenue from July 28 to 31 as part of the Stage 2 West extension to install a pedestrian bridge.
Visit the link in the post for full details.

The closure is required as part of the Stage 2 West extension to install a pedestrian bridge that will enhance neighbourhood connectivity and provide direct access to the future Queensview Station from Baxter Road.

OC Transpo – a great option to travel on busy weekends

Transit is a great option, especially on busy weekends. Take advantage of the 2-for-1 DayPass, where two can travel for the price of one on weekends. Use OC Transpo’s Travel Planner to plan ahead and check the Alerts page for the latest information on detours.

O-Train Line 1 has frequent east-west service with connections to bus services for those heading to the west, east and south ends.  Use a Presto card to pay for your fare or select from one of many fare options(link is external) to purchase a ticket. All rides include a 90-minute minimum transfer window from your first tap or the time you purchase your ticket.

With over 9,000 free Park & Ride spots(link is external) across the city, you can park your vehicle and take transit to your destination.

For more information on the O-Train expansion project, please visit the Stage 2 website, follow OC Transpo on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and sign up for the Stage 2 newsletter.

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