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“Special event” road closures in effect in Omemee tomorrow

KAWARTHA LAKES-The City of Kawartha Lakes had announced a number of road closures in effect tomorrow in Omemee to accomodate a “special event’

Road Closures: Friday December 1 from 6pm – 12am, see attached map

Highway 7 (King St.) will be closed from Lane St. to Colborne St.
Traffic travelling east on Highway 7 will be directed to turn right at Lane St., left on Mary St. W., and then right onto Highway 7 and out of Omemee.

Traffic travelling west on Highway 7 will be directed to turn left at Mary St. W, right on Alma St. S, and the left onto Highway 7 and out of Omemee.

George St. S. and Sturgeon St. S. will be closed from Highway 7 (King St.) to Mary St. W.

Sturgeon St. N. and George St. N. will be closed from Church St. E. to Highway 7 (King St.)
Traffic travelling south on Sturgeon St. N. will be redirected to turn left on Church St. E., right on Colborne St. N., and then left on Highway 7 (King St.).  Vehicles heading east out of Omemee would continue on Highway 7.  Vehicles wishing to go west out of Omemee would turn right onto Mary St. W., right on Alma St. S. and then left onto Highway 7 and out of Omemee.

James St. N. will be closed to regular traffic.

Parking restrictions: Parking will be prohibited on the following roads for the entire day December 1, 2017, effective 6:00am-12:00am. Restrictions are in accordance with Parking By-Law 2012-173.

  • Cross Street South from King Street (Hwy 7) to Mary Street West
  • Mary Street West from Cross Street South to Sturgeon Road South
  • Mary Street East from Sturgeon Road South to Mill Street
  • Mill Street from Mary Street East to King Street (Hwy 7)
  • Colborne Street North from King Street (Hwy 7) to Victoria Street East
  • Victoria Street East from Colborne Street North to Sturgeon Road North

The OPP will be onsite to ensure a safe environment for those attending, participating or directly affected by the event by ensuring an orderly movement of pedestrians and motor vehicles throughout the event.

Hometown rocker Neil Young will be playing a special show at Coronation Hall on Friday night at 8pm. it will be broadcast on CTV and live on Facebook.


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