Lane reductions and closures on interprovincial bridges in the National Capital Region

Five interprovincial crossings in the National Capital Region connect the Ottawa and Gatineau regions. Stay up to date on construction projects involving these bridges.

A map identifying the location of the interprovincial bridges in the National Capital Region: Macdonald-Cartier Bridge, Alexandra Bridge, Portage Bridge, Chaudiere Crossing and Champlain Bridge.

Expected bridge construction and lane closures

Macdonald-Cartier Bridge

In the coming months: Occasional short term lane closures normally scheduled during off peak-hours.

Alexandra Bridge

Portage Bridge

No construction projects currently planned.

Chaudière Crossing

Champlain Bridge

Off-peak and overnight closures on Champlain Bridge: Through fall 2023.

Plan your commute

Explore the resources below to help you plan your commute around interprovincial bridge construction in the National Capital Region.


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Plan your trip

Traffic news and updates

Options to alleviate traffic

Commuting challenges may arise from multiple construction projects.

To help alleviate traffic, consider carpooling, taking public transit or using active transportation (like biking or jogging).

Multi-use pathways in the National Capital Region (National Capital Commission)

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