Ellis Street closed for hoist removal

December 3, 2019
Traffic advisory

Traffic interruptions on Ellis Street between Lawrence and Bernard avenues are expected beginning Monday December 9 for removal of the construction hoist that has shuttled personnel, tools and other materials up and down the newly constructed Ella building.

Ellis Street will be closed to motorists on Monday, Dec. 9, from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Construction on the Ellis Street development began in early 2018 and is expected to be complete next year.

Businesses in the area will remain open during the closure, with parking available on nearby downtown streets and within the Chapman Parkade on Lawrence Avenue. Parkade parking is available at no charge during weekday evenings after 5 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday, except during special events.

For the safety of the public and work crews, please follow signs and directions and use alternate routes while work is underway.

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