Alert: U.S. Embassy Ottawa – Road closure due to police activity

Alert – U. S. Embassy Ottawa, Canada
Road closure due to police activity

August 22, 2020


The Ottawa Police Service released a statement at 9 a.m. Saturday warning motorists, cyclists and pedestrians of temporary road closures in the area of Mackenzie King Bridge and the pedestrian path along Colonel By Drive.

Actions to Take:

Avoid the area.

Monitor local media and follow the recommendation of the Ottawa Police Service.

For Assistance:

The U.S. Embassy, is located at 490 Sussex Drive Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.  You can reach us at 1 613-688-5335.  Our e-mail address is

For additional information or emergency assistance for American citizens, please see the following:

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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