Traffic continued to be at “summer levels” in the early going Tuesday, with low volumes of vehicles and only a couple of minor fender-benders.
Commuters were snagged in the early going by a collision at Merivale and Clyde that slowed things down.
From our never-ending construction file, here’s what’s important to take note of:
Hwy. 417 will experience some reductions and lane closures today. There will be recurring maintenance and lane closures between Carlsbad Springs all the way to Kanata right up until Friday afternoon.
The 417 will also be reduced to one lane between Boundary Road and Rockdale Road between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. due to construction today.
In the downtown core, Albert Street is closed between Bay Street and Lyon Street.
Baseline and Heron roads at the Prince of Wales Drive intersection will experience off-peak lane reductions until the end of August.
Bay Street between Gladstone Avenue and Flora Street is closed until the end of August.
Bayfield Avenue will be closed between Herzberg Road and Carling Avenue until the end of October.
Bronson Avenue northbound from the Queensway to Gladstone Avenue remains closed. There are also lane reductions on Bronson between Gloucester and Nepean streets.
Carling Avenue has lane reductions between Grandview and Corkstown roads until Sept. 19.
Eastpark Drive will have intermittent lane closures between Innes Road and Innes Road until October.
Elgin Street and side streets remain a mess between Laurier Avenue and the Queensway.
Fallowfield Road will experience intermittent lane closures between Huntley and Eagleson roads until the end of August. Fallowfield will also experience intermittent land closures between Strandherd and Larkin roads until the end of September.
Fitzroy Street is down to one lane between Canon Smith Drive and Old Ship Road until the end of August.
Greenbank Road is closed between Moon Bay Road and Jockvale Road for another week.
McCarthy will experience intermittent lane closures between Plante Drive and the CN tracks until the end of September.
Merivale Road is experiencing intermittent overnight lane closures between Meadowlands Drive and Baseline Road.
Monk Street remains closed between Holmwood and Thornton avenues until March.
Nicholas Street has lane closures between Laurier Avenue and Hwy. 417.
Old Richmond Road is closed between Hope Side Road and West Hunt Club, and West Hunt Club between Old Richmond Road and east of Moodie Drive.
Rideau Street is closed except for buses and taxis between Sussex Drive and Dalhousie Street.
Rideau Valley Drive is experiencing intermittent lane closures between Rogers Stevens to Rideau Narrows Drive.
River Road remains closed between Mitch Owens Road and Roger Stevens Drive.
Robertson Road is undergoing lane closures between Haanel Drive and Westcliffe Road.
Transit-priority lanes remain in effect on Scott and Albert Streets between Smirle and Empress Avenues.
There are lane reductions at the intersection of Slater at Kent streets.
Lane closures also continue on St. Joseph Boulevard between Montreal Road and Youville Drive, and just east of Jeanne d’Arc Boulevard South.
Walkley Road is closed between Russell and Conroy roads.
Wellington Street westbound is down to one lane between Elgin and Metcalfe streets.
William Mooney Road has intermittent lane closures between Richardson Side Road and McGee Side Road.
Willhaven Road also has intermittent lane closures, between Emmett Road and Becketts Creek Road East.