Elgin Overhaul Begins

The first phase of a major reconstruction of Elgin Street in downtown Ottawa starts next week. The restaurant-heavy strip is being rebuilt both above and below ground, a project that’s not expected to end until 2020.

The first phase will bring the three blocks from McLeod to Waverley streets down to one lane of traffic in each direction from Monday, March 12, until early May so Bell Canada can upgrade its underground infrastructure.

For more, read the full article by CBC News.

Photo: Martin Weaver, CBC

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