Calgary, AB,
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August
2016

Calgary road closures - August 12, 2016

Calgary road closures and lane restrictions – August 12, 2016

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McKnight Boulevard Bridge at Deerfoot Trail Rehabilitation

Alberta Transportation is rehabilitating the McKnight Boulevard Bridge over Deerfoot Trail in early August. Starting Thursday, August 4, lane restrictions and speed reductions will be in place on Deerfoot Trail at McKnight Boulevard. These restrictions will continue through September 2016 and accommodate bridge rehabilitation work.

Northeast

NEW: The right lane of eastbound and westbound Memorial Drive at Edmonton Trail N.E. is closed and the speed limit is reduced to 50 km/hr. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, August 15. During this closure, the left lane of Edmonton Trail N.E. is also closed north of Memorial Drive. This closure continues daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 18 and accommodates utility work.

NEW: The right lane of westbound McKnight Boulevard N.E. is closed at 19 Street N.E. from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, August 15. This closure accommodates construction.

NEW: The right lane of southbound 19 Street N.E> is closed a McKnight Boulevard N.E. from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, August 15 and Tuesday, August 16. This closure accommodates construction.

NEW: 12 Street N.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction north of McKnight Boulevard N.E. beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, August 12. This closure remains in place until 8 p.m. on Sunday, August 14 and accommodates construction.

NEW: Two left lanes of northbound Metis Trail N.E. are closed north of McKnight Boulevard N.E. and the speed is reduced to 50 km/hr. from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. This closure remains in place until 6 a.m. on Thursday, September 1 and accommodates bridge work.

NEW: Two left lanes of northbound Metis Trail N.E. are closed north of McKnight Boulevard N.E. and the speed is reduced to 50 km/hr. beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, August 15. This closure accommodates bridge work.

NEW: 80 Avenue N.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction west of Metis Trail N.E. beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, August 15. This closure remains in place until 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 15 and accommodates road construction.

The right lane of westbound McKnight Boulevard N.E. is closed east of 15 Street N.E. beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 4. This closure will continue until 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 7 and accommodates construction.

Country Hills Boulevard N.E. will be reduced to a single lane in each direction between Freeport Road N.E. and Barlow Trail N.E. beginning at 6 a.m. on Sunday, July 24. This closure accommodates the reconstruction of Barlow Trail and Country Hills Boulevard N.E. and is expected to last for approximately four weeks.

Lane closures on Country Hills Boulevard N.E. from Deerfoot Trail to Barlow Trail from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily on weekdays and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays from Monday, July 11 until Saturday, August 13 due to the addition of lanes.

Aviation Road N.E. is closed between Aviation Boulevard and 15 Street N.E. until Sunday, September 25. Local business access will be maintained. This closure is part of the McKnight Boulevard N.E. Widening Project.

There will be new traffic patterns on McKnight Boulevard N.E. between 12 Street N.E. and 19 Street N.E. until September 2016. This work is part of the McKnight Boulevard N.E. Widening Project.

36 Street N.E. will be closed between 64 Avenue N.E. and Airport Trail N.E. until mid-October 2016. During this closure, traffic travelling northbound on 36 Street N.E. will be restricted to local only access at 64 Avenue N.E. Traffic travelling westbound on 80 Avenue N.E. will be diverted to southbound 40 Street N.E. There will be no access to Airport Trail from 80 Avenue N.E. during this closure. Detours using Metis Trail N.E. around construction zone are recommended.

Northwest

NEW: John Laurie Boulevard N.W. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between 14 Street N.W. and McKnight Boulevard N.W. beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, August 13. This closure continues until 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 14 and accommodates paving.

NEW: 10 Street N.W. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between 5 Avenue N.W. and Sait Way N.W. beginning at 6 a.m. on Saturday, August 13. This closure remains in place until 8 p.m. on Sunday, August 14 and accommodates water services utility work.

NEW: 4 Avenue N.W. is closed at 10 Street N.W. from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. This closure accommodates concrete work.

NEW: 9 Street N.W. is closed at Memorial Drive N.W. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, August 15 and Tuesday, August 16. During this closure, the right lane of westbound Memorial Drive N.W. will also be closed at 9 Street N.W. This closure accommodates utility work.

NEW: The right lane of northbound 10 Street N.W. is closed at Kensington Road N.W. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, August 15. This closure accommodates sign installation.

14 Street N.W. will be reduced to a single lane in each direction from 2 Avenue to 8 Avenue N.W. beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 8. During this closure there will be turn restrictions on 14 Street N.W. This closure is the first of four stages of paving work on 14 Street N.W.

Northmount Drive N.W. has parking restrictions in place and traffic shifting between Cambrian Drive N.W. and McKnight Boulevard N.W. Two-way traffic will be maintained during these operations. This closure accommodates paving.

144 Avenue N.W. is closed between Centre Street North and 14 Street N.W. for roadway upgrades through November 2016.

The right lane of westbound 24 Avenue N.W. is closed between 23 Street N.W. and Crowchild Trail N.W. until August 2016 due to the construction of a retaining wall.

83 Street N.W. is closed between 33 Avenue N.W. and Bowfort Road N.W. until further notice. There will be no access to Bowness Road N.W. from 16 Avenue N.W.; use an alternate route.

Southeast

NEW: The right lane of Macleod Trail is closed between 17 Avenue and 18 Avenue S.E. from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 14. This closure accommodates construction.

Update: Ogden Road S.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction and the speed limit is reduced to 50 km/hr. from 16A Street S.E. to 42 Avenue S.E. This closure continues until 5 a.m. on Monday, August 29 and accommodates construction.

The right lane of eastbound Memorial Drive is closed at Deerfoot Trail S.E. and the speed limit is reduced to 50 km/hr. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Tuesday, August 9. This closure continues daily during these hours, and also occurs from 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. This closure accommodates construction.

17 Avenue S.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction from 1 Street S.E. to Macleod Trail beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, August 5. This closure continues until 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 11. This closure accommodates the 17 Avenue S reconstruction project.

9 Avenue S.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between 11 Street S.E. and 12 Street S.E. beginning at 10 p.m. on Sunday, August 7. This closure accommodates road maintenance work and will remain in place until 10 p.m. on Monday, August 15.

210 Avenue S.E. is closed from Walden Commons S.E. to Walgrove Drive S.E. beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, August 8. This closure accommodates manhole connection excavation and remains in place until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16.

17 Avenue S.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between Centre Street S and 1 Street S.E. beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, August 2. This closure continues until 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 13 and accommodates construction.

Starting at 7 a.m. Tuesday, August 2 and continuing until the end of August, Dartmouth Road will be closed at 34 Avenue S.E. to allow for gas main upgrades. Traffic will be directed to use either Spiller Road or Macleod Trail to bypass the closure.

Various closures along Macleod Trail S.E. at 38 Avenue, 42 Avenue, 45 Avenue and 50 Avenue S.E. to accommodate the Macleod Trail Feedermain Valve Upgrade Project.

The left parking lane of 6 Avenue S.E. will be closed between Centre Street and 1 Street S.E. beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 18. This closure continues until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6 and accommodates construction.

15 Street S.E. is closed between 42 Street and 46 Street S.E. During this closure, business access will be maintained. This closure continues through 2016 and accommodates major water services work.

Zoo Road will be closed until December 2017 to accommodate the construction of the Zoo Flood mitigation project. The 12 Street S.E. bridge will remain open to local only traffic.

Blackfoot Trail / Southland Drive S.E. Intersection Improvements Project

  • The right lane will be closed on westbound Southland Drive from Blackfoot Trail to Maple Creek Drive from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 13.
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 50 km/h at the intersection of Blackfoot Trail and Southland Drive during periods of construction activity. This work is related to the Southland Dr and Blackfoot Trail intersection improvements for 2016.
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 50 km/h at the intersection of Blackfoot Trail and Southland Drive during periods of construction activity. This work is related to the Southland Dr and Blackfoot Trail intersection improvements for 2016.

Blackfoot Trail / 58 Avenue S.E. Intersection Improvements Project

  • The left turns from east and west 58 Avenue S.E. onto Blackfoot Trail, will be revised starting on Wednesday, August 3. The optional dual left turn will be removed and traffic will only be able to make single left turns. This is required as an interim measure to accommodate the next phase of construction and is anticipated to be in place for several weeks.

Macleod Trail / 162 Avenue Interchange project

  • Access to southbound Macleod Trail from the shopping Centre located north of 162 Avenue S.E. will close to accommodate the next phase of construction. Traffic will be required to exit the shopping Centre at the west entrance on Shawville Boulevard and connect to either 162 Avenue S.E. or Shawnessy Boulevard to access Macleod Trail.

Glenmore Trail / Ogden Interchange

  • NEW: The right lane of northbound and southbound 52 Street S.E. is closed at Glenmore Trail S.E. daily from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14.
  • NEW: The left lane of southbound 52 Street S.E. is closed at Glenmore Trail S.E. daily from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, August 15.
  • NEW: The left lane of northbound 52 Street S.E. is closed at Glenmore Trail S.E. daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. beginning on Monday, August 15.
  • 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. There will be limited business access north of 86 Avenue S.E. on Shepard Road after detour in place. In addition, the eastbound lanes on Glenmore Trail will be re-aligned into the next stage of construction. The eastbound and westbound lanes will be separated with two new intersections created. Ogden Road will have some alignment shifts north of Glenmore Trail to accommodate these traffic changes.

Southwest

Update: Centre Street S is reduced to a single southbound lane between 4 Avenue S.W. and 6 Avenue S.W. beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, August 12. This closure accommodates utility installation and remains in place until 5 a.m. on Monday, August 15.

NEW: The left lane of 5 Street S.W. is closed between 10 Avenue S.W. and 12 Avenue S.W. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, August 15. During this closure, the cycle track will also be closed, and cycle track traffic will be diverted into the closed traffic lane. This closure accommodates utility work.

NEW: Southbound 2 Street S.W. is closed between 15 Avenue S.W. and 17 Avenue S.W. beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, August 12. This closure remains in place until 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 14 and accommodates water services utility work.

NEW: 25 Avenue S.W. is closed between Macleod Trail and 2 Street S.W. from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. This closure accommodates paving.

NEW: 10 Avenue S.W. is closed between 5 Street S.W. and 6 Street S.W. from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. This closure accommodates construction.

NEW: 11 Street S.W. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between 16 Avenue S.W. and 17 Avenue S.W. from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. This closure accommodates water services utility work.

NEW: The lower deck of the Centre Street Bridge is closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 13 for work related to the Green Line.

NEW: 25 Avenue S.W. is closed between 1 Street S.W. and 5 Street S.W. from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday, August 14. This closure accommodates paving.

NEW: 8 Street S.W. is reduced to a single northbound only lane between 8 Avenue S.W. and 10 Avenue S.W. from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 13.

NEW: Northbound Crowchild Trail S.W. is reduced to a single lane at Bow Trail S.W. from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Sunday, August 14. This closure accommodates bridge work.

NEW: Eastbound 8 Avenue S.W. is closed from 5 Street S.W. to 6 Street S.W. beginning at 6 a.m. on Sunday, August 14. During this closure, the adjacent cycle track and sidewalk will also be closed and cycle track traffic will be diverted into a closed traffic lane. Traffic in the area will be detoured, use alternate routes when possible. This closure remains in place until 10 p.m. on Monday, August 22 and accommodates road work.

The right lane of northbound 8 Street S.W. is closed between 8 Avenue S.W. and 10 Avenue S.W. beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 25. This closure continues until 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 25 and accommodates work on the pedestrian underpass.

10 Avenue S.W. is reduced to a single lane in each direction west of 8 Street S.W. until 3 p.m. on Friday, August 26 due to Transportation Infrastructure work.

The right lane of southbound 8 Street S.W. between 8 Avenue and 10 Avenue S.W. is closed until October 2016. The west sidewalk on 8 Street S.W. in this stretch will be closed. This closure accommodates work on the 8 Street S.W. underpass project.

The right lane of northbound 4 Street S.W. is closed at 15 Avenue S.W. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Tuesday, May 10. This closure continues daily during these hours until further notice and accommodates utility work.

Crowchild/Flanders Ave Interchange

  • The northbound exit ramps from Crowchild Trail S.W. to Flanders Avenue S.W. are currently closed until late 2016. Motorists will be unable to access Flanders Avenue S.W. via northbound Crowchild Trail S.W. Motorists are advised to use 33 Avenue S.W. or 50 Avenue S.W. via Crowchild Trail as alternate routes.
  • Caen Avenue (from the Currie Business Park entrance to Quesnay Wood Drive) is closed to allow for the utility work necessary for the Interchange construction. This stretch of Caen Avenue will be closed until late 2016. A temporary off-ramp provides access into the Currie Business Park, from Crowchild Trail South to Battleford Avenue.
  • Construction work has begun on Richard Road and eastbound Flanders Avenue. Traffic on Richard Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction (north and sound bound).

Special Events

Downtown Calgary Night Market – Thursday, August 11 – 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • 8 Avenue S.W. is closed between Centre Street S and 1 Street S.W.

Tabestoon Festival – Friday, August 12, Saturday, August 13 – 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

  • 8 Avenue S.E. is closed between Macleod Trail and 1 Street S.E.

Inglewood Night Market – Friday August 12 – 1 p.m. to 11:30 pm

  • 10 Street S.E. is closed between 9 Avenue and 10 Avenue S.E., and 10 Avenue S.E. is closed between 10 Street and 11 Street S.E.

Rock the Sac – Friday August 12 – 9 a.m. to 8:00 pm

  • 10 Avenue S.E. is closed east of 3 Street S.E.

Marda Gras Street Festival – Sunday, August 14 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • 33 Avenue S.W. is closed from 18 Street S.W. to 22 Street S.W.
  • 34 Avenue S.W. is closed from 19 Street S.W. to 21 Street S.W.
  • 19, 20 and 21 Street S.W. are closed between 33 and 34 Avenue S.W.

Bridges

Penbrooke Meadows Bridge

The pedestrian bridge connecting Penedo Way S.E. across CN Rail tracks will be closed for structural rehabilitation work from Monday, July 25 until the beginning of September.

Prince’s Island Park Bridge

The Prince’s Island Park pedestrian bridge to Memorial Drive will be partially closed until September 2016 and accommodates replacement of a non-slip coating.

Peace Bridge

The Peace Bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Monday, July 18 until mid-September for bridge repair. This closure will not occur every night as it is weather dependant. This closure is related to work on Peace Bridge panel replacement.

Alberta Transportation

For more information visit Alberta Transportation’s website.

Follow The City of Calgary’s Transportation Department on Twitter for up to date information on road closures, projects and all of Transportations’ services at @yyctransport.

Visit Calgary.ca/trafficinfo for up-to-date road closure and incident information.

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