Cedarview Road

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Cedarview Road (Ottawa Road #23) is a north-south road in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It runs between Bells Corners and Barrhaven. Formerly a major arterial road for Barrhaven residents, its use declined after the opening of Highway 416 in 1999.

Cedarview Road begins in the north at Baseline Road, near the Queensway-Carleton Hospital. Prior to the opening of Highway 416, it ran south, passing Bell High School. It has since been re-aligned eastward to make room for a corridor for the highway; the original portion of Cedarview Road that accesses the school has been renamed Cassidy Road.

Continuing southward, Cedarview Road intersects with West Hunt Club Road, formerly Knoxdale Road. Also at this intersection is an interchange with Highway 416. Just south of the intersection is a sharp S-curve following the curve of Highway 416, which has been considered dangerous and has resulted in some car accidents.[1] The speed limit is reduced to 60 km/h as the road passes by the communities of Cedarhill Estates and Orchard Estates.

South of its intersection with Fallowfield Road, Cedarview Road is a local street in Barrhaven. Before Highway 416 was constructed, Cedarview ran south to Bankfield Road; currently it passes by Cedarview Middle School and Jockvale Road before reaching a dead-end at CN Rail tracks where a pedestrian underpass was constructed. South of the railroad tracks, a short section of the road has been absorbed into Clarke Fields park, a local sports area. Cedarview Road resumes as a rural road between Strandherd Drive and Brophy Road.

References[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing

  1. ^ Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton (1998) [1] (PDF file). Retrieved 2006-08-30.