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Clarence-Dundas intersection to re-open Friday night

The intersection of Dundas and Clarence streets will re-open to north-sound traffic on Friday to improve traffic flow as the city prepares to celebrate the Downtown London Holiday Detour.

Move to improve traffic flow as city prepares to celebrate the Downtown London Holiday Detour

Work on the intersection of Dundas and Clarence Streets will take a pause Friday at 5 p.m. to make way for the Downtown London Holiday Detour celebration. The celebration includes the lighting of Christmas lights at Victoria Park at the arrival of the CP Holiday Train. (Andrew Lupton/CBC)

First, the good news: The intersection of Dundas and Clarence Streets — long closed by infrastructure repairs and work on Dundas Place — will re-open to north-south traffic. 

It's part of the city's Downtown London Holiday Detour celebration, which includes the lighting of the lights at Victoria Park and the arrival of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train at the Richmond Street rail crossing. 

Details of the Holiday Detour are here

The Dundas-Clarence intersection will open to north-south traffic at about 5 p.m. Friday. 

Now the bad news: Construction continues on other sections of Dundas, Talbot and York Streets. But the city is anticipating they'll be done very soon.