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April
2017

Calgary road closures - April 6, 2017

Calgary road closures – April 6, 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).

Northeast

NEW: Reduced lanes at Falconridge Boulevard N.E. and Taradale Drive N.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 7. This closure repeats from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 8 and from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 9 and accommodates utility work.

NEW: The intersection of 36 Street N.E. and 44 Avenue N.E. will have reduced lanes beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, April 7. During this closure there will be no access to between 44 Avenue N.E. and southbound 36 Street N.E. This closure remains in place until 4 a.m. on Monday, April 10 and accommodates Calgary Transit repair work.

NEW: Reduced lanes on southbound 36 Street N.E. at 5 Avenue N.E. from 10 p.m. on Friday, April 7 to 3 a.m. on Saturday, April 8. During this closure there will be no left turn from southbound 36 Street N.E. at 5 Avenue N.E. This closure accommodates road work.

NEW: Reduced lanes on northbound 36 Street N.E. at Whitehorn Drive N.E. beginning at 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 8. This closure accommodates Calgary Transit repair work and continues until 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 9.

NEW: Reduced lanes on southbound 36 Street N.E. at 24 Avenue N.E. from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 8. This closure accommodates road work.

NEW: Reduced lanes on southbound 36 Street N.E. at 20 Avenue N.E. from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 9. This closure accommodates road work.

11 Street N.E. is reduced to a single northbound at 53 Avenue N.E. beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 1. Southbound traffic will be detoured to 55 Avenue N.E. During this closure, there will be no access to Aviation Park N.E. via 53 Avenue N.E. This closure remains in place until 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 8 and accommodates utility work.

Reduced lanes at 19 Street N.E. and 39 Avenue N.E. daily from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. beginning on Monday, April 3. This closure repeats daily during these hours until 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 14, excluding Sundays and accommodates utility replacement work.

Reduced lanes on westbound 32 Avenue N.E. at 32 Street N.E. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, April 3. This closure repeats daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 and accommodates utility work.

Northwest

NEW: 5 Avenue N.W. will be closed between 11A Street and 12 Street N.W. beginning at 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 8. Detour routes will be indicated with signage in the area. This closure remains in place until 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 9 and accommodates crane removal.

NEW: Westbound 6 Avenue N.W. is closed between 18A Street N.W. and 19 Street N.W. from 8 p.m. on Monday, April 10 to 1 a.m. on Tuesday, April 11. This closure accommodates crane operations at the West Hillhurst Community Centre. Traffic will be detoured via signage to 8 Avenue N.W.

The intersection of Tuscany Way N.W. at Tuscany Valley Park N.W. will be closed and motorists will be detoured via signage in the area beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 3. This closure accommodates underground utility work for a future fire station project in the area. This closure remains in place until 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 9.

Reduced lanes on westbound 16 Avenue N.W. west of 14 Street N.W. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, April 3. 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 Thursday, April 13 and accommodates construction.

Stoney Trail/ Sarcee Trail Interchange Improvements

  • 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: Reduced lanes in both directions of 17 Avenue S.E. at 31 Street S.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 7 for utility work.

NEW: 4 Street S.E. is closed between 5 Avenue and 6 Avenue S.E. beginning at 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 8. During this closure, traffic will be detoured via signage. This closure continues until 12 p.m. on Sunday, April 9 and accommodates crane work. Use alternate routes.

NEW: Reduced lanes on northbound Macleod Trail S.E. north of 42 Avenue S.E. from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 8 for water services utility work.

NEW: Various lane closures in all directions at 17 Avenue S.E. and 36 Street S.E. from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 8 for utility work.

NEW: 17 Avenue S.E. will have reduced lanes at 38 Street S.E. from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 9 for overhead utility work. During this time, flagmen personnel will be onsite directing traffic. There will be no access to 17 Avenue S.E. via 38 Street S.E. during the closure. There will also be intermittent full 5-10 minute closures at this location during this work, controlled by onsite flag personnel. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.

NEW: Mahogany Garden S.E. is closed east of Mahogany Boulevard S.E. beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, April 10. This closure remains in place until 3 p.m. on Friday, April 14 and accommodates construction.

NEW: Reduced lanes on eastbound 17 Avenue S.E. between 36 Street and 38 Street S.E. from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Monday, April 10 for construction.

Update: 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 Tuesday, May 2 for construction work.

Reduced lanes on southbound 18 Street S.E. at 21 Street S.E. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Wednesday, April 5. These closures repeat during these hours until 3 p.m. on Friday, April 7 and accommodates utility work.

Glenmore Trail / Ogden Interchange

  • 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

Southwest

NEW: Reduced lanes on 4 Street S.W. between 8 Avenue and 10 Avenue S.W. beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday, April 7. This closure remains in place until 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 8 and accommodates water services repair work. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use alternate routes when possible.

NEW: Eastbound 5 Avenue S.W. is reduced to a single left lane at 2 Street S.W. beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 7. This closure remains in place until 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 9 and accommodates crane work.

NEW: Southbound Centre Street S.W. is closed at 17 Avenue S.W. beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 8. During this closure, 18 Avenue S.W. will be closed between 1 Street S.W. and Centre Street S. This closure continues until 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 9 and accommodates construction.

NEW: Reduced lanes on 9 Avenue S.W. at 2 Street S.W. beginning at 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 8. This closure remains in place until 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 9 and accommodates water services utility work.

NEW: 5 Street S.W. will have reduced lanes between 10 Avenue and 11 Avenue S.W. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, April 10 and Tuesday, April 11 for utility work.

Riverfront Avenue S.W. will be closed between 1 Street and 2 Street S.W. beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 29. During this closure, local only access will be maintained. This closure remains in place until 3 p.m. on Friday, April 7 and accommodates utility work. Use alternate routes.

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 further notice.

17 Avenue S. reconstruction project

  • NEW: Westbound 17 Avenue S.E. is reduced to a single lane between 1 Street S.E. and Centre Street S from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 7 for utility work.
  • NEW: Westbound 17 Avenue S.E. is reduced to a single lane at Macleod Trail S.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, April 10. This closure continues daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 13.
  • Eastbound 17 Avenue S.E. is reduced to a single lane at Macleod Trail S.E. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Wednesday, April 5. This closure repeats during these hours daily until 3 p.m. on Friday, April 7.
  • For more information, visit the project page.

Special Events

King’s Own Calgary Regiment 100 Anniversary Vimy Ridge Celebration - Saturday, April 8 – 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

  • 11 Street S.W. b/w 6 Avenue and 9 Avenue S.W. is closed.
  • Calgary Police Service will be escorting northbound 11 Street to eastbound 5 Avenue S.W., to northbound 9 Street S.W. / 10 Street N.W. and heading westbound on Memorial Drive N.W. to Poppy Plaza.
  • Memorial Drive between 10 Street N.W. and 14 Street N.W. will be reduced to a single lane in each direction from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Calgary Police Service will be escorting eastbound Memorial Drive N.W. to southbound 10 Street S.W. / 9 Street S.W. to westbound 8 Avenue S.W. to 10 Street S.W./Mewata Armory where the service will conclude.

Glencoe Club Ice Breaker 10km Run

  • The right lane of northbound/eastbound Elbow Drive between 32 Avenue S.W. and 4 Street S.W. will be closed between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 9.
  • Motorists are advised to keep an eye out for runners in communities adjacent to the Elbow Park area.
  • Calgary Police Service will be on site monitoring traffic.

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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