Traffic Advisory – Hog’s Back Bridge maintenance work on July 12

Hog’s Back Bridge may close to all traffic—pedestrians, cyclists and motor vehicles—during preventive maintenance, on Thursday, July 12, at 10 am until 11 am.

If closures are required, travellers will not be able to use Hog’s Back Road to cross the river and canal. 

With all of the construction-related activities under way, residents are encouraged to be flexible with commuting times, stagger work hours or use alternative means for travel. The public is asked to consider options such as public transit, walking, cycling or carpooling.

The City of Ottawa has tools to help motorists and transit users plan their routes and manage their commute, including the following:

The National Capital Commission urges motorists, cyclists and pedestrians to exercise caution, respect working crews and equipment, and obey signage and flag persons at the site.