Carmen’s Way Bridge Plaza Commercial Entrance Open

OTTAWA, Jan. 20, 2015 – The St. Mary’s River Bridge Company (SMRBC) announces today a major step forward in the Canadian Plaza Redevelopment Project with the opening to traffic of the new Carmen’s Way commercial entrance.

The full press release is available here, or visit SMRBC website at

150120-BRIDGEPLAZA-RENDERINGStarting Tuesday January 20th at 12:00 noon, commercial truck traffic will access the plaza by way of the new commercial entrance from Carmen’s Way in lieu of the commuter vehicle entrance on Huron St. City.  Street signage has been updated to reflect this change.

Commuter vehicles will continue to use the Huron St. entrance.

Construction of the balance of the plaza is on track with the demolition of the old Duty Free Store and remaining residential properties now underway. Construction on the new CBSA facilities is expected to start in the second quarter of 2015. This project is managed by SMRBC’s parent company, The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, based in Ottawa.