Two-day protest to cause commuter delays Tuesday, Wednesday
Special to WC Online
OTTAWA – Downtown commuters are advised to plan ahead for traffic delays on Tuesday, Feb. 19 and Wednesday, Feb. 20 as a result of the United We Roll Convoy for Canada. Transport trucks are expected to descend on Parliament Hill from the east and west and from Gatineau.
Wellington Street between Kent Street and Elgin Street will be closed to regular traffic from 8 a.m. until as late as after the afternoon rush hour both days.
Commuters should expect delays as alternate routes will be heavier than usual. Avoid travelling by car into the downtown core. Consider walking, biking or telecommuting, if you can. If you are travelling downtown, allow for additional travel time.
OC Transpo is anticipating delays and will be detouring service from the convoy as required. Para Transpo trips in the downtown core may also experience delays with pick-up and drop-offs. For transit information visit octranspo.com or call 613-741-4390.