Ottawa Race Weekend 2016 road closures

Got some errands to run in downtown Ottawa or Gatineau this weekend? Plan ahead. It's Ottawa Race Weekend 2016, and lots of roads will be off limits. Here's the full list of closures.

It'll be frustrating to drive around downtown Ottawa and Gatineau this weekend, so plan ahead

Dozens of roads in downtown Ottawa and Gatineau will be closed at different times on Saturday and Sunday to accommodate thousands of runners. (CBC News)

Got some errands to run in downtown Ottawa or Gatineau this weekend? You'd be wise to plan ahead.

It's Ottawa Race Weekend 2016, and that means lots of roads will be off limits. Here's the full list of closures.

All weekend long

  • The Queen Elizabeth Driveway, between Laurier Avenue and Somerset Street, will be closed from 8 a.m. on Friday, May 27, to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 29.

Saturday, May 28

  • Laurier Avenue will be closed between Metcalfe and Nicholas streets from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Elgin Street will be closed between Cooper and Wellington streets from 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Elgin Street will be closed between Cooper and Frank streets from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Elgin Street will be closed between Catherine Street and the Queen Elizabeth Driveway from 3:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
  • Lisgar Street will be closed between Cartier and Elgin streets from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Elgin Street will be closed between Lisgar and Catherine streets from 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Frank Street will be closed between Elgin Street and the Queen Elizabeth Driveway from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
  • Queen Street will be closed between Elgin and O'Connor streets from 3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
  • O'Connor Street will be closed between Wellington and Albert streets from 3:30 p.m. to 4:35 p.m.
  • Wellington Street will be closed between Bank Street and Colonel By Drive eastbound from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Lakeside Avenue will be closed from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Bronson Avenue's southbound lanes will be reduced between Lakeside Avenue and Colonel By Drive from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Colonel By Drive will be closed between Rideau and Main streets from 3 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
  • Colonel By Drive will be closed between Main Street and Hawthorne Avenue from 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Colonel By Drive will be closed between Hawthorne and Bronson avenues from 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Pretoria Bridge will be closed from 3:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
  • Argyle Avenue will be closed between and Elgin Street and Queen Elizabeth Drive from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
  • The Queen Elizabeth Driveway will be closed between Somerset and Elgin streets from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • The Queen Elizabeth Driveway will be closed between Elgin and Preston streets from 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 29

  • Laurier Avenue will be closed between Elgin and Metcalfe streets from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Laurier Avenue will be closed between Nicholas and Elgin streets from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • The Queen Elizabeth Driveway will be closed between Preston and Elgin streets from 6 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
  • The Queen Elizabeth Driveway will be closed between Lawrence Frieman Lane and Laurier Avenue from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • The Queen Elizabeth Driveway will be closed between Elgin and Somerset streets from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Elgin Street will be closed between Cooper and Slater streets from 5 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Elgin Street will be closed between Cooper and Catherine streets from 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
  • Lisgar Street will be closed between Cartier and Elgin streets from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
  • Cooper Street will be closed between Cartier and Somerset streets from 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
  • The Driveway will be closed between Cooper and Somerset streets from 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
  • Wellington Street eastbound will be closed between Elgin Street and Colonel By Drive from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Rideau Street westbound will be closed between Sussex Drive and Mackenzie Avenue from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Preston Street's northbound lanes will be closed between the Queen Elizabeth Driveway and Carling Avenue from 6:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
  • Carling Avenue westbound will be closed between Preston Street and Sherwood Drive from 6:45 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Carling Avenue eastbound will be closed at Preston Street from 6:45 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Sherwood Drive will be closed between Carling and Fairmont avenues from 6:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
  • Fairmont Avenue will be closed between Sherwood Drive and Wellington Street from 6:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Wellington Street will be closed between Fairmont Avenue and Island Park Drive from 6:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
  • Richmond Road will be closed between Island Park Drive and Athlone Avenue from 6:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  • Athlone Avenue will be closed between Richmond Road and Scott Street from 6:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
  • Sir Frederic Banting Avenue and Colombine Driveway will be closed from 6:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Scott Street eastbound will be closed between Churchill Avenue and Island Park Drive from 6:15 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Scott Street westbound will be closed between Island Park Drive and Parkdale Avenue from 6:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Island Park Drive will be closed between Scott Street and Richmond Road from 8:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
  • The Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway/Wellington Street will be closed between Booth Street and Island Park Drive from 6:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • Booth Street will be closed between Wellington Street and Rue Eddy (in Gatineau, Que.) from 6:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Rue Eddy will be closed between Booth Street and Rue Wright from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Boulevard Alexandre-Taché will be closed between Rue Eddy and Rue Montcalm from 7 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Boulevard Alexandre-Taché will be closed between Rue Montcalm and Rue Scott from 7 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
  • Rue Scott will be closed between Boulevard Alexandre-Taché and Rue Graham from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Promenade du Lac-des-Fées will be closed between Rue Graham and Rue Saint-Jean-Bosco from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Rue Saint-Jean-Bosco will be closed between Promenade du Lac-des-Fées and Rue Lois from 7 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
  • Rue Lois will be closed between Saint-Jean-Bosco and Rue Montcalm from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Rue Montcalm's southbound lanes will be closed between Boulevard Saint Joseph and Rue Papineau from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Rue Montcalm will be closed between Rue Papineau and Rue Wellington from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Rue Montcalm will be closed between Rue Wellington and Boulevard Alexandre-Taché from 7 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Rue Wellington will be closed between Rue Montcalm and Rue Laval from 7 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Rue Laval will be closed between Promenade du Portage and Rue Wellington from 7 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Promenade du Portage will be closed between Rue Laval and Rue de l'Hôtel-de-Ville from 7 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Rue de l'Hôtel-de-Ville will be closed between Promenade du Portage and Rue Laurier from 7 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Rue Laurier will be closed between Rue de l'Hôtel-de-Ville and Boulevard des Allumettières from 7 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • Sussex Drive will be closed between York Street and Rockliffe Parkway from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Sussex Drive will be closed between York and Rideau streets from 7 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
  • Mackenzie Avenue will be closed between St. Patrick and Rideau streets from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • The Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway will be closed between Princess Avenue and Aviation Parkway from 6:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Princess Avenue will be closed between Sussex Drive and Lisgar Road from 6:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Lisgar Road will be closed between Buena Vista Road and Rockliffe Road from 6:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • Birch Avenue will be closed between Sandridge and Hemlock roads from 6:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  • Hemlock Road westbound will be closed between Birch and Beechwood avenues from 6:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Beechwood Avenue/Hemlock Road westbound will be closed between Lansdowne Road and Acacia Avenue from 6:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Beechwood Avenue westbound will be reduced by one lane between Acacia Avenue and and Crichton Street from 6:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • Crichton Street northbound will be closed between Beechwood Avenue and Dufferin Road from 6:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • Dufferin Road will be closed between Stanley Avenue and Crichton Street from 6:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • Stanley Avenue will be closed between Dufferin Road and Sussex Drive from 6:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Colonel By Drive will be closed from Rideau Street to Hawthorne Avenue from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Pretoria Bridge will be closed from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.