Road Closures

We do our best to minimize inconvenience due to road closures for the 2022 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 28th 2022

See road closures on an interactive map.

  • Laurier Avenue between Metcalfe and Nicholas 1:00-9:00 pm
  • Elgin Street between Catherine and QED 3:30-8:45 pm
  • Elgin between Laurier and Catherine 2:15-3:45 pm AND 6:15-7:00 pm
  • Lisgar Street between Cartier and Elgin 2:00-4:30 pm
  • Cartier Street between Lisgar and Argyle 2:30-3:30 pm
  • Elgin Street southbound between Wellington and Laurier 2:00-5:00 pm
  • Elgin Street northbound, between Laurier and Wellington 3:30-4:30 pm
  • Queen Street between Elgin and O’Connor 3:30-4:30 pm
  • Metcalfe Street between Wellington and Albert 3:30-4:35 pm
  • O’Connor Street between Albert and Wellington 3:30-4:30pm
  • Wellington between Bank and Colonel By Drive eastbound 3:30-5:00 pm
  • Lakeside 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Bronson southbound between Lakeside and Col. By 6:00-8:00 pm (lane reductions)
  • Colonel By Drive between Daly and Hawthorne 2:00-8:00 pm
  • Colonel By Drive between Hawthorne and Bronson 3:00-8:30 pm
  • Hawthorne between Colonel By drive and Main 3:00-8:30 pm
  • Pretoria Bridge 3:30-8:45 pm
  • Argyle between and Elgin and Cartier 6:30-8:45 pm
  • Queen Elizabeth Drive between Somerset and Elgin  2:00-9:00 pm
  • Queen Elizabeth Drive between Elgin and Preston 3:00-8:30 pm

SUNDAY, MAY 29th 2022

See road closures on an interactive map.

  • Laurier Avenue between Elgin and Metcalfe 5:00-8:00 am
  • Elgin between Laurier and Catherine 8:45-9:30 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 Bayswater/Bayview 6:15-11:45 am
  • Bayview Avenue between Wellington and Scott 6:15-11:45 am
  • Scott Street between Hilda and City Centre Drive 6:15-11:45 am
  • Bayview Drive between Scott and Burnside Avenue 6:15-11:45 am
  • Burnside Avenue between Bayview and Parkdale 6:15-11:45 am
  • Parkdale between Burnside and Sir John A MacDonald Parkway 6:15-11:45 am
  • Columbine closed between Goldenrod and Parkdale 6:15-11:45 am
  • Tunney’s Pasture Parkway southbound between Columbine and Yarrow 6:15-11:45 am
  • Yarrow closed between Tunney’s Pasture and Goldenrod 6:15-11:45 am
  • Goldenrod between Yarrow and Sir John A MacDonald Parkway 6:15-11:45 am
  • Sir John A Macdonald Parkway between Booth and Island Park 6:15 am-12:15 pm
  • Chaudiere Bridge between Wellington and Alexandre-Taché 7:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Eddy Street between Booth and Wright 7:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Laurier Street eastbound between Maisonneuve 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 Alummetieres 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-1:30 pm
  • 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
  • Princess between Sussex Drive and Lisgar Road 6:45 am-1:30 pm
  • Lisgar Road between Princess and George Etienne Cartier Parkway 6:45 am-1:30 pm
  • Birch between Sandridge and Hemlock 6:45 am-12:45 pm
  • Sandridge between Birch and St. Laurent Blvd. 6:45 am-1:00 pm
  • St. Laurent southbound between Sandridge and Arundel 6:45 am-1:00 pm 
  • Braemar closed between Arundel and Eastbourne 6:45 am-1:00 pm
  • Eastbourne closed between Braemar and Birch 6:45 am-1:00 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


Queen Elizabeth Driveway between Laurier Avenue and Somerset

8:00am. Friday, May 27 to Sunday, May 29 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).