Cornwall traffic detours for Canada Day

Editor’s note: This story has been corrected to show the detours are in place tonight (9:45 p.m.).

CORNWALL – With Canada Day festivities happening in Lamoureux Park, you will find a number of street closures and detours in the area tonight.

Cornwall police are redirecting traffic starting at 9:45 p.m. in order to keep crowds safe that are leaving and going to the events.

Police officers will also be on the street helping to redirect traffic.

Here are the list of detours:

  • 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.

Parking restrictions will also be enforced in order to ensure that emergency services have access to the site at all times in the event of an emergency.