Road restrictions and closures start Thursday for "Crashed Ice"

Several road closures and traffic restrictions will be put in place for the Red Bull "Crashed Ice" event, taking place March 3rd and 4th on the Rideau Canal next to the Chateau Laurier Hotel.

Thursday, March 2nd.
- no on street parking on York Street between Sussex Drive and Byward Market Square. Until Sunday, March 5th at 8 a.m.

Friday, March 3rd.
- York Street closed between Sussex Drive and Byward Market Square, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- Wellington Street westbound, lane reductions between Mackenize Avenue and Elgin Street southbound, beginning at 9 p.m.
- Elgin Street northbound, lane reductions between Albert Street and Wellington Street, beginning at 9 p.m.

Saturday, March 4th.
- Wellington Street CLOSED, Sussex Drive to Elgin Street southbound, from 3 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, March 5th.
- Elgin Street northbound CLOSED, Queen Street to Wellington Street, from 3 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, March 5th.
- York Street CLOSED, Sussex Drive to Byward Market Square, from 4 p.m. to 8 a.m. Sunday, March 5th.

Sunday, March 5th.
- Wellington Street REOPENS, Sussex Drive to Elgin Street southbound at 6 a.m.
- Elgin Street northbound REOPENS, Queen Street to Wellington Street at 6 a.m.
- York Street REOPENS, Sussex Drive to Byward Market Square at 8 a.m.

City officials recommend you leave your vehicle at home or at a Park-And-Ride lot and take OC Transpo to and from the area.