Cornwall road closures for Canada Day

Cornwall road closures for Canada Day
Cornwall Police Service (CPS) blotter update. (Photo : Cornwall Police Service)

CORNWALL, Ontario – Downtown Cornwall will be buzzing on July 1 with Canada Day activities, so road detours will be in effect to make it easier to access the celebration events.

From the opening ceremonies at noon, until the fireworks illuminate the night sky at 10 p.m., thousands are expected to gather at Lamoureux Park.

To keep a steady flow, Cornwall Community Police Service officers will assist in redirecting traffic at the end of the festivities.

CCPS also plans to enforce parking restrictions (with fines and towing at the owner’s expense) to ensure that emergency services have access to the park at all times.

Starting at 9:45 p.m., the following detours will take effect:

Eastbound traffic on Water Street West will be re-directed northbound on York Street.

Southbound traffic on Augustus Street will be re-directed westbound on Water Street West.

Southbound traffic on Pitt Street will re-directed westbound on Water Street.

Northbound traffic from the Civic Complex will be able to continue north or turn right and go east. No left turn onto Water Street East.

Southbound traffic from the Cornwall Square will not be permitted.

Westbound traffic on Water Street East will be re-directed north on Sydney Street.

Westbound traffic on Water Street East will be re-directed northbound on Adolphus Street.

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