Travelling from East to West, through downtown Ottawa, check out how heavy the current traffic is. The Ministry of Transportation have cameras installed along the highway, and update their images every few minutes.
You can keep an eye on how busy the main highway is, and take another route if it's backed up, or if there's an accident.
If you visit their website below, remember to refresh the page every few minutes to get the updated traffic flow.
Click on the image below for more options.
You can see updated images for 12 locations along the 417 Highway by clicking on the image above.
Check this page before heading out along the 417 Queensway !