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2017

Calgary road closures - April 27, 2017

Calgary road closures – April 27, 2017

Calgary road closures and lane restrictions press release

This press release is aimed at informing 911 and the media of major road closures and lane restrictions. For information on closures in your area, visit Calgary.ca/trafficinfo.

Find up to the minute road closure information on the Transportation Twitter account (@yyctransport).

Unplanned work

Due to an emergency water main repair, there are reduced lanes at Saddletowne Circle N.E. and 60 Street N.E. This closure is expected to last until 7 p.m. on Friday, April 28.

Northeast

NEW: Reduced lanes on westbound Airport Trail N.E. west of Deerfoot Trail N.E. beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, April 28. During this closure, the speed limit will be reduced to 50 km/hr. This closure continues until 6 p.m. on Monday, May 1 and accommodates utility work.

NEW: Reduced lanes on southbound 36 Street N.E. between 32 Avenue and 26 Avenue N.E. from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 30 for utility work.

NEW: Reduced lanes on Barlow Trail N.E. north of Country Hills Boulevard N.E. beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 1. This closure continues until 7 p.m. on Friday, May 5 and accommodates road construction.

NEW: Skyview Ranch Drive N.E. is closed between Skyview Shores Manor and Skyview Ranch Street N.E. beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 1. This closure continues until 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 3 and accommodates road construction.

NEW: Reduced lanes in the westbound Airport Tunnel from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, May 1 for tunnel maintenance.

The right lane of eastbound 16 Avenue N.E. is closed at 1 Street N.E. daily from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. beginning on Wednesday, April 26. This closure repeats daily on weekdays during these hours until 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3 and accommodates sidewalk construction.

Reduced lanes on eastbound Country Hills Boulevard N.E. at Barlow Trail N.E. daily from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, April 24. This closure occurs daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Friday, May 5 and accommodates utility work.

Northwest

NEW: Reduced lanes on westbound 16 Avenue N.W. at 14 Street N.W. from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 29. This closure accommodates construction.

Update: Westbound Silver Springs Boulevard N.W. is reduced to a single lane at Silvergrove Drive N.W. daily on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Friday, April 21. This closure continues daily during weekdays until 3 p.m. on Friday, May 5 and accommodates utility work.

Update: Reduced lanes on westbound 16 Avenue N.W. west of 14 Street N.W. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. During this closure, the speed limit will be reduced to 50 km/hr. through the construction zone. This closure continues daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Monday, May 15 and accommodates construction.

Sarcee Trail N.W. is reduced to a single lane with alternating traffic at 112 Avenue N.W. During this closure, a temporary traffic signal will alternate northbound and southbound traffic. This closure continues until 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 6 and accommodates construction.

29 Street N.W. is reduced to a single lane in each direction south of 16 Avenue N.W. beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, April 24. During this closure, the west sidewalk will be closed between Hospital Drive and 16 Avenue N.W. – pedestrian detour signage will indicate the pedestrian detour route. This closure accommodates deep utility work and will be in place through the end of April 2017.

Various single lane closures on 16 Avenue N.W. at 29 Street N.W. / Uxbridge Drive N.W. beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, April 17. Pedestrian and vehicle detours will be indicated via signage. This closure is part of an intersection improvement project and is expected to continue through October 2017.

16 Ave NW / Bowfort Road Interchange Improvements

  • Beginning at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 23 there will be a new traffic pattern on eastbound 16 Avenue N.W. at Bowfort Road N.W. Motorists wishing to access Bowfort Road should remain in the left lane, all other traffic will be diverted under the bridge.
  • Daily lane reductions on Bowfort Road N.W. and 16 Avenue N.W. through the project limits from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until further notice.
  • For more information on this project, visit the project page.

Stoney Trail/ Sarcee Trail Interchange Improvements

  • Southbound Sarcee Trail N.W. south of 16 Avenue N.W. will be reduced to a single lane until 8 p.m. Sunday, April 30.
  • Daily lane reductions on Sarcee Trail N.W. and 16 Avenue N.W. through the project limits from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until further notice.
  • The right lane of westbound 16 Avenue N.W. is closed at Sarcee Trail N.W. daily from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Thursday, March 2. This closure repeats daily on weekdays until late April 2017.
  • For more information on this project, visit the project page.

Southeast

NEW: Westbound 6 Avenue S.E. is closed at Macleod Trail S.E. and there are reduced lanes at 6 Avenue S.E. and 3 Street S.E. from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 28. This closure accommodates utility work.

NEW: 17 Avenue S.E. is closed between 33 Street S.E. and 36 Street S.E. beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 28. Traffic will be detoured via signage to 19 Avenue S.E. and 16 Avenue S.E. This closure continues until 5 a.m. on Monday, May 1 and accommodates construction.

NEW: 39 Avenue S.E. is closed between Macleod Trail and Burnsland Road S.E. from 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 29 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 30 for water services utility work.

NEW: Reduced lanes on westbound Anderson Road S.E. at Bonaventure Drive S.E. from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 for construction.

NEW: Blackfoot Trail S.E. will be closed between 17 Avenue S.E. and Highfield Road S.E. from 9 p.m. on Monday, May 1 to 5 a.m. on Tuesday, May 2. Motorists will be detoured via Deerfoot Trail S.E. This closure accommodates street sweeping.

Reduced lanes at 17 Avenue S.E. and 50 Street S.E. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 29. This closure accommodates construction.

Ogden Road S.E. is closed between 34 Avenue S.E. and 17 Street S.E. nightly from 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. on Thursday, April 27 and Friday, April 28. During this closure, there will be no access to Ogden Road S.E. via Highfield Boulevard S.E. Motorists will be detoured via signage, this closure accommodates filming.

Reduced lanes on westbound 17 Avenue S.E. between 54 Street and 45 Street S.E. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Wednesday, April 26. This closure continues daily during these hours on weekdays and also from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends. This closure continues daily until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2 and accommodates construction.

6 Avenue S.E. is closed between 5 Street S.E. and Confluence Way S.E. beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, April 24. This closure remains in place until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31 and accommodates deep utility work. Local access will be maintained. Motorists are advised to expect delays in the area and use alternate routes.

Eastbound 6 Avenue S.E. is closed at Macleod Trail S.E. beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 25. During this closure, local access will be maintained on 6 Avenue S.E. This closure remains in place until 6 p.m. on Friday, April 28 and accommodates utility repair work.

Eastbound 17 Avenue S.E. has reduced lanes east of 19 Street S.E. daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays through 3 p.m. on Friday, May 12 for construction work.

Glenmore Trail / Ogden Interchange

  • The left lane will be closed on northbound and Southbound Barlow Trail south of Glenmore Trail from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily on Monday, April 24 until Friday, April 28 to allow for road work related to the Glenmore Trail / Ogden Road interchange project. Barlow Trail at Glenmore Trail is already part of a construction zone with a reduced speed limit of 50 km/h, that will remain in effect 24/7 for duration of construction.
  • The Shepard Road access south of Glenmore is closed. There will be a new access created at 24 Street S.E. south of Glenmore Trail, west of the existing Shepard Road alignment. Traffic requiring to access Shepard Road south of Glenmore Trial will be detoured via the new 24 Street S.E. exit and then along 86 Avenue S.E. to reconnect with Shepard Road.
  • For more information, visit the project page.

Macleod Trail / 162 Avenue construction project

  • There will be various lane closures on southbound Macleod Trail between Shawnessy Boulevard / Midlake Boulevard and 162 Avenue S.E. / Sun Valley Boulevard from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily on Monday, April 24 until Friday, April 28.
  • There will be various lane closures on northbound Macleod Trail between 162 Avenue S.E. / Sun Valley Boulevard and Shawnessy Boulevard / Midlake Boulevard from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily on Monday, April 24 until Friday, April 28.
  • The right lane will be closed on northbound and southbound Shawville Boulevard at 162 Avenue S.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily Monday, April 24 until Friday, April 28
  • For more information, visit the project page.

Southwest

NEW: 5 Street S.W. is closed between 2 Avenue and 3 Avenue S.W. from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 for construction work.

NEW: Reduced lanes on 7 Street S.W. between 6 Avenue and 7 Avenue S.W. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, May 1 and Tuesday, May 2. During this closure, cycle track traffic will be detoured into the closed traffic lane. This closure accommodates utility work.

Update: Reduced lanes on 9 Avenue S.W. west of 11 Street S.W. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Tuesday, April 25. This closure continues daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Monday, May 1 and accommodates utility work.

Update: 39 Street S.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between Memorial Drive S.E. and Fonda Way S.E. beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, April 24. During this closure, there will be no right turn from eastbound Memorial to 39 Street S.E., motorists will be detoured to 44 Street S.E. This closure remains in place until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3 and accommodates construction.

5 Street S.W. is reduced to a single lane between 7 Avenue S.W. and 8 Avenue S.W. from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday, April 27 for utility work.

Reduced lanes on 4 Street S.W. between 10 Avenue and 8 Avenue S.W. due to emergency water main repair work. This closure is expected to continue until 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, motorists are advised to expect delays and use alternate routes in the area.

Reduced lanes on 5 Street S.W. between 9 Avenue and 10 Avenue S.W. nightly from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25. These closures continue nightly during these hours until 5 a.m. on Monday, May 1.

The two right lanes of 6 Avenue S.W. are closed between 8 Street S.W. and 9 Street S.W. from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on weekdays beginning on Thursday, March 9. This closure continues daily on weekdays during these hours, and also on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. This closure accommodates utility work and continues until 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 29.

Reduced lanes on 12 Avenue S.W. between 4 Street and 2 Street S.W. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, April 24. During this closure, cycle track traffic will be diverted into the closed traffic lanes. This closure continues daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3 and accommodates construction.

17 Avenue S. reconstruction project

  • 17 Avenue S.W. is closed between Macleod Trail S.E. and 1 Street S.E. beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, April 17. During this closure, local business access will be maintained. This closure remains in place until 7 p.m. on Monday, June 19.
  • For more information, visit the project page.

Special Events

Parade of Wonders – Friday, April 28 8 am to 12 pm

  • Form up for the parade is on 8 Avenue between 8 Street and 10 Street S.W. from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Eastbound 8 Avenue will have rolling closures from 8 Street S.W. to Olympic Plaza (Macleod Trail).
  • Watch for pedestrians and police escorts in the area.

37th Annual Police Half Marathon and 5K/10K Walk and Run – Sunday, April 30, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

  • The exit ramp from northbound Crowchild Trail to Mount Royal Gate (50 Avenue S.W.) will be closed.
  • Mount Royal Gate (50 Avenue S.W.) will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Richard Road S.W. and 16 Street S.W.
  • Richard Road S.W. will be closed between Mount Royal Gate (50 Avenue S.W.) and Peace Keeper Way S.W.
  • 66 Avenue S.W. will have runners in the south curb lane between 37 Street S.W. and Crowchild Trail S.W.
  • Forand Street S.W. and Peace Keeper Street S.W. will be closed south of Mount Royal Gate S.W.

Alberta Transportation

Alberta Transportation maintains Deerfoot Trail (Hwy.2) and Stoney Trail (Hwy. 201). For more information on work happening on these roads visit Alberta Transportation’s website.

Southwest Ring Road Project

Work is underway on the Southwest Ring Road project. For more information on work happening, visit http://www.swcrrproject.com/traffic-updates/

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