Road Closures

We do our best to minimize inconvenience due to road closures for the 2019 Race Weekend events. We appreciate your patience and hope you will come out to cheer on the runners!

Information below is subject to change.

SATURDAY, MAY 25th

See road closures on an interactive map.

  • Laurier Avenue between Elgin and Metcalfe – 5:00–8:00 am
  • Laurier Avenue between Nicholas and Elgin – 5:00 am–3:00 pm
  • Queen Elizabeth Drive between Preston and Elgin – 6:00-10:45 am
  • Queen Elizabeth Drive between Lawrence Frieman & Laurier – 5:00 am–6:00 pm
  • Queen Elizabeth Drive between Elgin and Somerset W. – 6:00 am–2:30 pm
  • Lisgar Street between Cartier & Elgin – 6:00–9:45 am
  • Cartier Street between Lisgar and Cooper– 7:00–9:45 a.m.
  • Cartier Street between Somerset and Argyle – 7:45–9:45 a.m.
  • Wellington Street eastbound between Elgin and Col. By – 6:30 am–2:00 pm
  • Rideau westbound between Sussex and Mackenzie – 7:30 am–2:00 pm
  • Preston between Q.E. Driveway & Carling – 6:30–10:45 am (northbound lanes)
  • Carling westbound between Preston & Sherwood – 6:45–11:00 am
  • Carling eastbound at Preston – 6:45–11:00 am
  • Sherwood Drive between Carling and Fairmont – 6:15–11:15 am
  • Fairmont Avenue between Sherwood and Wellington – 6:15–11:30 am
  • Wellington St. between Fairmont and Island Park Drive – 6:15–11:45 am
  • Richmond Road between Island Park and McRae– 6:15–9:30 am
  • McRae between Richmond and Scott – 6:15–9:30 am
  • Sir Frederic Banting and Colombine – 6:30 am–12:00 pm
  • Scott eastbound between Churchill and Carleton– 6:15–10:00 am
  • Scott westbound between Carleton and Holland – 6:15 am–12:00 pm
  • Carleton between Scott and Richmond – 8:15–11:45 am
  • Sir John A Macdonald Parkway between Booth and Island Park – 6:15 am–12:15 pm
  • Portage Bridge –
  • one lane southbound – 6:45 am–12:45 pm
  • Eddy Street between Booth and Wright – 7:00 am–1:00 pm
  • Laurier Street eastbound between Portage Bridge and Eddy  – 7:00–11:30 am
  • Alexandre-Taché between Eddy and Montcalm – 7:00 am–12:45 pm
  • Alexandre-Taché between Montcalm and Scott – 7:00–10:45 am
  • Scott between Alexandre-Taché and Graham – 7:00–11:00 am
  • Lac des Fées between Graham and St. Jean Bosco – 7:00–11:00 am
  • St Jean Bosco between Lac des Fées and Lois – 7:00–11:15 am
  • Lois between St. Jean Bosco and Montcalm – 7:00–11:30 am
  • Montcalm southbound lanes between St. Joseph and Papineau – 7:00–11:30 am
  • Montcalm between Papineau and Wellington – 7:00–11:30 am
  • Montcalm between Wellington and Taché – 7:00 am–12:45 pm
  • Wellington between Montcalm and Eddy – 7:00 am–12:45 pm
  • Promenade du Portage between Eddy and Hôtel de Ville – 7:00 am–12:45 pm
  • Hôtel de Ville between Promenade du Portage and Laurier – 7:00 am–12:45 pm
  • Laurier between Hotel de Ville and des Allumettières – 7:00 am–1:15 pm
  • Alexandra Bridge – 6:45 am–1:30 pm
  • St Patrick between Parent and Sussex – 6:00 am–1:30pm
  • Sussex Drive between Rideau and George Étienne Cartier Parkway – 6:00 am–1:45 pm
  • George Étienne Cartier Parkway between Princess and Aviation Parkway – 6:45 am–1:30 pm
  • Buena Vista between Georges Etienne Cartier Parkway and Lisgar Road – 6:45 am–1:30 pm
  • Lisgar Road between Buena Vista and Georges Etienne Cartier Parkway – 6:45 am–12:15 pm
  • Birch between Georges Étienne Cartier Parkway and Hemlock – 6:45 am–12:45 pm
  • Hemlock westbound between St Laurent and Lansdowne – 6:45 am–1:00 pm
  • Beechwood westbound between Lansdowne and Acacia – 6:45 am–1:00 pm
  • Beechwood one lane westbound between Acacia and Crichton – 6:45 am–1:15 pm
  • Crichton northbound between Beechwood and Dufferin – 6:45 am–1:15 pm
  • Dufferin between Stanley and Crichton – 6:45 am–1:15 pm
  • Stanley between Dufferin and Sussex – 6:45 am–1:30 pm
  • Colonel By Drive from Rideau to Hawthorne Ave. – 6:00 am–2:00 pm
  • Pretoria Bridge – 6:30 am–2:00 pm

SUNDAY, MAY 26th

See road closures on an interactive map.

  • Laurier Avenue between Elgin and Metcalfe – 5:00-8:00 am
  • Laurier Avenue between Nicholas and Elgin – 5:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Queen Elizabeth Drive between Preston and Elgin – 6:00-10:45 am
  • Queen Elizabeth Drive between Lawrence Frieman & Laurier – 5:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Queen Elizabeth Drive between Elgin and Somerset W. – 6:00 am-2:30 pm
  • Lisgar Street between Cartier & Elgin – 6:00-8:30 am
  • Cartier Street between Lisgar and Cooper– 7:00 and 9:45 a.m.
  • Cartier Street between Somerset and Argyle – 7:45 – 9:45 a.m.
  • Cooper Street between Cartier and The Driveway – 7:45-8:30 am
  • The Driveway between Cooper and Somerset W – 7:45-8:30 am
  • Wellington Street eastbound between Elgin and Col. By – 6:30 am-2:00 pm
  • Rideau westbound between Sussex and Mackenzie – 7:30 am-2:00 pm
  • Preston between Q.E. Driveway & Carling – 6:30-10:45 am (northbound lanes)
  • Carling westbound between Preston & Sherwood – 6:45-11:00 am
  • Carling eastbound at Preston – 6:45-11:00 am
  • Sherwood Dr between Carling & Fairmont – 6:15-11:15 am
  • Fairmont Avenue between Sherwood & Wellington – 6:15-11:30 am
  • Wellington St. between Fairmont & Island Park Drive – 6:15-11:45 am
  • Richmond Road between Island Park and McRae– 6:15-9:30 am
  • McRae between Richmond and Scott – 6:15-9:30 am
  • Sir Frederic Banting and Colombine – 6:30 am-12:00 pm
  • Scott eastbound between Churchill and Carleton– 6:15-10:15 am
  • Scott westbound between Carleton and Holland – 6:15 am-12:00 pm
  • Carleton between Scott and Richmond – 8:15-10:15 am
  • Sir John A Macdonald Parkway between Booth and Island Park – 6:15 am- 12:15 pm
  • Sir John A Macdonald Parkway, one westbound lane between Booth St. and Portage Bridge – 6:15 am – 12:15pm
  • Portage Bridge, one southbound lane – 6:45 am and 11:30 am
  • Eddy Street between Booth and Wright – 7:00-11:45 am
  • Laurier Street one eastbound lane between Portage Bridge and Eddy Street – 7:00am -11:30 am
  • Alexandre-Taché between Eddy and Montcalm – 7:00-11:30 am
  • Alexandre-Taché between Montcalm and Scott – 7:00-10:45 am
  • Scott between Alexandre-Taché and Graham – 7:00-11:00 am
  • Lac des Fees between Graham and St. Jean Bosco – 7:00-11:00 am
  • St Jean Bosco between Lac des Fees and Lois – 7:00-11:15 am
  • Lois between St. Jean Bosco and Montcalm – 7:00-11:30 am
  • Montcalm between St. Joseph and Papineau – 7:00-11:30 am (southbound lanes only)
  • Montcalm between Papineau and Wellington – 7:00-11:30 am
  • Montcalm between Wellington & Tache – 7:00 am-12:45 pm
  • Wellington between Montcalm and Eddy – 7:00 am-12:45 pm
  • Promenade du Portage between Eddy and Hotel de Ville – 7:00 am-12:45 pm
  • Hotel de Ville between Promenade du Portage and Laurier – 7:00 am-12:45 pm
  • Laurier between Hotel de Ville and des Allumettieres – 7:00 am-1:15 pm
  • Alexandra Bridge between 6:45 am and 1:30 pm
  • St Patrick between Parent and Sussex – 6:00 am-1:30pm
  • Sussex Drive between Rideau and George Etienne Cartier Parkway – 6:00 am-1:45 pm
  • George Etienne Cartier Parkway between Princess and Aviation Parkway – 6:45 am-1:30 pm
  • Buena Vista between Georges Etienne Cartier Parkway and Lisgar road – 6:45  am-1:30 pm
  • Lisgar Road between Buena Vista and Georges Etienne Cartier Parkway – 6:45 am–12:15 pm
  • Birch between Georges Etienne Cartier Parkway and Hemlock – 6:45 am-12:45 pm
  • Hemlock westbound between St Laurent and Lansdowne – 6:45 am-1:00 pm
  • Beechwood westbound between Lansdowne and Acacia – 6:45 am-1:00 pm
  • Beechwood one lane westbound between Acacia and Crichton – 6:45 am-1:15 pm
  • Crichton northbound between Beechwood and Dufferin – 6:45 am-1:15 pm
  • Dufferin between Stanley and Crichton – 6:45 am-1:15 pm
  • Stanley between Dufferin and Sussex – 6:45 am-1:30 pm
  • Colonel By Drive – Rideau to Hawthorne Ave. – 6:00 am-2:00 pm
  • Pretoria Bridge – 6:30 am-2:00 pm

FULL WEEKEND CLOSURE

Queen Elizabeth Driveway between Laurier Avenue and Somerset

8:00am. Friday, May 24 to 6:00pm.to Sunday, May 26 inclusive includes Laurier Avenue east off ramp and controlled exit and access to National Arts Centre (specific exit and entrance requirements to and from Lawrence Frieman Drive post performance and delivery via the Laurier Avenue off ramp have been negotiated between ORW and the National Arts Centre).