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Three lanes westbound on Memorial Drive

Peak hour automated lane reversal

An automated lane reversal operates on Memorial Drive between approximately 9 Street and 14 Street N.W. in the p.m. peak period from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays. The lane reversal results in three westbound lanes on Memorial Drive.

 

Complete an online service request to inquire about the design of a lane reversal or to revise hours on an existing lane reversal. Call 311 directly for any repair or maintenance issues.

Remotely controlled and visible from The City's Traffic Management Centre, this system consists of motorized gates and overhead LED lane control signals.

The Memorial Drive lane reversal pilot project began in 2006 and was implemented to monitor the impacts of providing an additional lane for peak period traffic flow. The Memorial Drive lane reversal system serves over 440,000 vehicles per year saving westbound traffic up to 3 minutes during the evening peak period.

 

 

An automated lane reversal operates on Memorial Drive between approximately 9 Street and 14 Street N.W. in the p.m. peak period from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays.

The Memorial Drive lane reversal map shows the boundaries of the lane reversal.

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