Red Bull Crashed Ice starts tomorrow, but the city is getting the final prep underway.
What IS the event, you ask?
The best description I can come up with is “downhill skiing meets hockey/skating”.
Here’s what you need to know:
AS OF TODAY (THURSDAY)
NO STREET PARKING on York between Sussex and Byward Market Square until Sunday, March 5 at 8am.
FRIDAY, MARCH 3/2017
York St CLOSED between Sussex and Byward Market Square from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Wellington westbound – LANE REDUCTIONS between MacKenzie and Elgin southbound starting at 9 p.m.
Elgin northbound – LANE REDUCTIONS between Albert and Wellington starting at 9 p.m.
SATURDAY, MARCH 4 – SUNDAY MARCH 5
Wellington CLOSED from Sussex to Elgin Street southbound from 3 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Sunday, March 5th.
Elgin northbound CLOSED from Queen Street to Wellington, from 3 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, March 5th.
York St CLOSED from Sussex Drive to Byward Market Square, from 4 p.m. to 8 a.m. Sunday, March 5th