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Calgary road closures - August 17, 2017

Calgary road closures – August 17, 2017

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 closures

Reduced lanes on Edmonton Trail N.E. between 7 Avenue and 8 Avenue N.E. through 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 20 for emergency water repairs. Motorists are advised to expect delays in the area.

Northeast

NEW: Reduced lanes eastbound and westbound on 16 Avenue N.E. at Moncton Road N.E./Russet Road N.E. on Friday, August 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closure is to accommodate utility work.

NEW: Reduced eastbound lane on 16 Avenue N.E. between Centre A Street N.E. and 2 Street N.E. beginning on Monday, August 21 to Friday, August 25 (excluding Thursday, August 24) daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pedestrian detour will be indicated via signage with one bus stop effected. Closure is to accommodate construction.

Reduced lane eastbound on Memorial Drive N.E. between 9 Street N.E. and 12 Street N.E. beginning on Wednesday, August 16 to Friday, August 18 daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Speeds will be reduced to 60 km/h through the work area. A flagman will be on site to direct traffic. Closure is to accommodate construction.

Reduced lanes northbound and southbound on Barlow Trail N.E. between Country Hills Boulevard N.E. and 116 Avenue N.E. beginning on Monday, August 14 at 7 a.m. to Monday, August 21 at 7 p.m. Closure is to accommodate utility work.

Reduced lanes eastbound 16 Avenue at Edmonton Trail N.E. weekdays starting Thursday, July 13 until Friday, August 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This work accommodates construction.

Reduced lane northbound on 52 Street N.E. at Whitehorn Drive N.E. / Temple Drive N.E. beginning on Monday, July 10 to Friday, September 1 on weekdays only daily from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pedestrian detour will be indicated via signage. Closure is to accommodate construction.

Reduced lanes northbound and southbound on Falconridge Boulevard N.E. at Taradale Drive N.E./Martindale Boulevard N.E. beginning on Tuesday, July 4 to Friday, September 1 (subject to change) on weekdays only from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pedestrian detours will be indicated via signage. Closure is to accommodate construction.

Reduced lane northbound on 52 Street N.E. at Temple Drive N.E. / 44 Avenue N.E. beginning on Tuesday, July 4 to Wednesday, August 30 (subject to change) on weekdays only from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Closure is to accommodate construction.

Reduced northbound and southbound lanes on Falconridge Boulevard N.E. at Taradale Drive N.E. weekdays only from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 P.M. beginning on Tuesday, June 27 to Thursday, September 7. Pedestrian detour indicated via signage. This closure is to accommodate transit construction work.

Northwest

NEW: Road closure on northbound Edgedale Drive N.W. at Edgewood Rise N.W. with eastbound lane closed on Edgedale Rise N.W. beginning on Monday, August 21 at 9 a.m. to Friday, September 1 at 6 p.m. Vehicle detour will be indicated via signage. Closure is to accommodate utility work.

16 Avenue N.W. at 29 Street N.W. / Uxbridge Drive N.W. will see various lane closures until the end of October, 2017 as part of an intersection improvement project.

16 Ave NW / Bowfort Road Interchange Improvements

  • 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

  • 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. For more information on this project, visit the project page.

Southeast

NEW: Reduced lanes northbound and southbound on Douglas Glen Boulevard S.E. between 100 Douglas Glen Close S.E. and 200 Douglas Glen Close S.E. beginning on Thursday, August 17 at 1 p.m. to Saturday, August 19 at 6 p.m. Closure is to accommodate emergency utility work.

NEW: Road closure on Confluence Way S.E. between 6 Avenue S.E. and Riverfront Avenue S.E. beginning on Saturday, August 19 at 7 a.m. to Sunday, August 20 at 9 a.m. with access to local traffic only. Closure is to accommodate construction. Use alternate route.

NEW: Road closure on 6 Avenue S.E. between 5 Street S.E. and Confluence Way S.E. beginning on Monday, August 21 at 9 a.m. to Wednesday, August 30 at 3 p.m. Vehicle detour will be indicated via signage. Closure is to accommodate utility work.

NEW: Reduced lanes eastbound on Southland Drive S.E. between Macleod Trail S.E. and Bonaventure Drive S.E. beginning on Friday, August 18 to Tuesday, August 22 weekdays daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and weekends daily from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Speeds reduced to 50 km/h through the work zone. Closure is to accommodate utility work.

NEW: Reduced lanes on 1 Street S.E. between 15 Avenue S.E. and 17 Avenue S.E. on Saturday, August 19 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closure is to accommodate construction.

NEW: Reduced lane westbound on 17 Avenue S.E. between 33 Street S.E. and 37 Street S.E. on Saturday, August 19 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closure is to accommodate construction.

NEW: Reduced lanes northbound and southbound on Acadia Drive S.E. at 6 Street S.E. on Saturday, August 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closure to accommodate construction.

NEW:  Reduced lane northbound on Glenmore Trail S.E. between Deerfoot Trail S.E. and 18 Street S.E. (Graves Bridge) on Saturday, August 19 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Speed will be reduced to 60 km/h through work area. Closure is to accommodate utility work.

NEW: Reduced lane westbound on McKenzie Lake Boulevard S.E. between Mountain Park Circle S.E. to Mountain Park Drive S.E. beginning on Monday, August 21 to Friday, August 25 daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Speeds will be reduced to 50 km/h through the work zone. Pedestrian detour will be indicated via signage. This closure accommodates utility work.

Reduced lanes southbound on 1 Street S.E. between 14 Avenue S.E. and 17 Avenue S.E. beginning on Wednesday, August 16 to Friday, August 18 daily from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be parking restrictions on 1 Street S.E. between 17 Avenue S.E. and 18 Avenue S.E. Closure is to accommodate construction.

Reduced lanes on 11 Street S.E. between 64 Avenue S.E. and 70 Avenue S.E. beginning on Wednesday, August 16 at 7 a.m. to Tuesday, August 31 at 6 p.m. Flagman will be on site to direct traffic. Closure is to accommodate bridge work.

Road closure on 8 Avenue S.E. between 5 Street S.E. and 6 Street S.E. with access to local traffic only beginning on Monday, August 14 at 7 a.m. to Saturday, August 19 at 7 p.m. Closure is to accommodate excavation and utility work. Use alternate routes.

Reduced lane northbound on Centre Street S, on top deck of Centre Street Bridge between Riverfront Avenue S.E. and Samis Road N.E. beginning on Saturday, August 12 to Monday, August 21 on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on weekends from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pedestrian access will be restricted on the northbound side of bridge. Closure is to accommodate overhead utility work.

Reduced lane northbound on Bonaventure Drive S.E. between Southland Drive S.E. and 94 Avenue S.E. on weekdays from Monday, August 14 to Friday, August 18 daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closure is to accommodate utility work.

Reduced lane northbound on 18 Street S.E. between Riverglen Drive S.E. and Riverbirch Crescent S.E. beginning on Monday, August 14 to Monday, November 6 weekdays only from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closure is to accommodate construction.

Reduced lane southbound on McKenzie Lake Boulevard S.E. from Mountain Park Circle S.E. to McKenzie Lake Way S.E. beginning on Monday, August 14 to Friday, August 18 daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Speeds will be reduced to 50 km/h through the work zone. Pedestrian detour will be indicated via signage. Closure is to accommodate utility work.

Reduced lane westbound on 17 Avenue S.E. between 28 Street S.E. and 31 Street S.E. beginning on Monday, August 14 to Friday, August 18 daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closure is to accommodate construction.

Reduced lane eastbound on 17 Avenue S.E. between 19 Street S.E. and Deerfoot Trail S.E. on Cushing Bridge beginning on Thursday, August 10 at 7 a.m. to Tuesday, October 31 at 7 p.m. Speeds will be reduced to 50 km/h through the work area. Flagman will be onsite to direct traffic. Closure is to accommodate construction.

Reduced lane southbound on 18 Street S.E. between Douglas Glen Boulevard S.E. and 24 Street S.E. beginning on Thursday, August 3 to Monday, September 18 weekdays daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Speeds will be reduced to 50 km/h through the work area. Closure is to accommodate construction.

Road closure southbound on 3 Street S.E. between 6 Avenue S.E. and 7 Avenue S.E. with reduced northbound lanes beginning on Tuesday, June 20 at 12:00 a.m. until Friday, September 1 at 6 p.m. Vehicle and pedestrian detours indicated via signage. This closure accommodates construction.

17 Ave S.E. BRT Project

Macleod Trail / 162 Avenue Interchange Project

Southwest

NEW: Road closure on westbound 8 Avenue S.W. between 10 Street S.W. and 11 Street S.W. beginning on Friday, August 18 at 9 a.m. to Sunday, August 20 at 10 p.m. There will also be reduced lanes northbound and southbound on 11 Street S.W. at 8 Avenue S.W. during this same time period. Cycle track and pedestrian detours will be indicated via signage. Closure is to accommodate utility work.

NEW: Road closure on Fortress Drive S.W. at 85 Street S.W. with northbound 85 Street closed at Lower Springbank Road S.W. beginning on Friday, August 18 to Sunday, August 20 nightly from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. Access on Fortress Drive S.W. will be to local traffic only. Flaggers will be onsite with vehicle detours indicated via signage. Closure is to accommodate construction.

NEW: Road closure westbound on 3 Avenue S.W. between 5 Street S.W. and 6 Street S.W. on Saturday, August 19 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Closure is to accommodate paving.

NEW: Road closure on southbound 5 Street S.W. between 8 Avenue S.W. and 10 Avenue S.W. beginning on Saturday, August 19 to Sunday, August 20 daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pedestrian detour will be indicated via signage. Closure is to accommodate construction.

NEW: Reduced lanes northbound at Macleod Trail S and eastbound on Southland Drive S.E. at this intersection beginning on Saturday, August 19 at 9 p.m. to Sunday, August 20 at 12 p.m. Speed will be reduced to 50 km/h through the work area. Closure is to accommodate utility work.

NEW: Reduced lanes northbound and southbound on 8 Street S.W. between 15 Avenue S.W. and 17 Avenue S.W. beginning on Friday, August 18 at 7 p.m. to Sunday, August 20 at 6 p.m. Parking restrictions will be in place through the work area. Pedestrian detour indicated via signage. Closure is to accommodate utility work.

NEW: Reduced lane on 5 Avenue S.W. between 9 Street S.W. and 10 Street S.W. on Saturday, August 19 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Closure is to accommodate paving.

Various reduced lanes on 5 Street S.W. between 6 Avenue S.W. and 8 Avenue S.W. beginning Wednesday, August 16 to Saturday, August 19 nightly from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Cycle track and pedestrian detours indicated via signage. Close is to accommodate overhead plus fifteen work.

Reduced lane southbound on 8 Street S.W. between 15 Avenue S.W. and 17 Avenue S.W. beginning on Monday, August, 14 to Friday, August 18 daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closure is to accommodate construction work.

Reduced lane northbound on 11 Street S.W. between 7 Avenue S.W. and 9 Avenue S.W. beginning on Monday, August 14 at 9 a.m. to Friday, August 18 at 7 p.m. Closure is to accommodate utility work.

Road closure on 17 Avenue S.W. between 1 Street S.E. and 2 Street S.E. with closure on 1 Street S.W. between 15 Avenue S.W. and 17 Avenue S.W. beginning on Saturday, August 5 at 7 a.m. to Sunday, October 1 at 7 p.m. Restricted parking will also be in place on 17 Avenue S.E. with vehicle detours indicated via signage. Closures are to accommodate construction.

Road closed southbound on 10 Street S.W. between 4 Avenue S.W. and 5 Avenue S.W. beginning on Tuesday, August 8 to Friday, August 18 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. (excluding Sundays). Vehicle detour will be indicated via signage. Closure is to accommodate sidewalk installation.

17 Avenue S. reconstruction project

  • Reduced lanes westbound on 17 Avenue S.E. between 1 Street S.E. and Macleod Trail S.E. beginning on Monday, July 17 at 7 a.m. to Sunday, October 1 at 7 p.m. Although closed to through westbound traffic, access to local traffic and businesses will remain. Parking restrictions will be in place through work area. Vehicle and pedestrian detours will be indicated via signage. Closure is to accommodate construction.
  • Reduced lanes westbound on 17 Avenue S.E. between Centre Street S.E. and 1 Street S.E. beginning on Monday, July 17 at 7 a.m. to Sunday, October 1 at 7 p.m. Although closed to through westbound traffic, access to local traffic and businesses will remain. Parking restrictions will be in place through work area. Vehicle and pedestrian detours will be indicated via signage. Closure is to accommodate construction.
  • Road closure on 17 Avenue S.E. between 1 Street S.W. and Centre Street S.E. beginning on Monday, July 17 at 7 a.m. to Sunday, October 1 at 7 p.m. Access will be open to local traffic only. Vehicle detours will be indicated via signage.
  • 17 Avenue will be closed to traffic between Macleod Trail and Centre Street starting May 19.
  • For more information on the 17 Avenue project visit Calgary.ca/17Avenue.
  • For more information, visit the construction schedule page.

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

24 Street S.W. is permanently closed north of Highway 22x as part of the SWRR construction project. For more information on work happening, visit http://www.swcrrproject.com/traffic-updates/

Special Events

Country Thunder – Wednesday, August 16 at 6 p.m. to Tuesday, August 22 at 6 p.m.

The following road closures will be in place to accommodate setup of the event grounds:

  • 54 Avenue N.E. will be closed between Westwinds Drive N.E. and Castleridge Boulevard N.E.
  • 44 Street N.E. at Westwinds Drive N.E.
  • Westwinds Drive N.E. between 54 Avenue N.E. and the McKnight-Westwinds LRT parking lot (open to local traffic only)
  • There will be restricted parking at these locations.
  • There will be Marshals on site to direct traffic and vehicle detours will be indicated via signage.

From Friday, August 18 to Monday, August 21 nightly from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. the following road closure will be in place with access to taxis and transit only:

  • Road closure on Castleridge Boulevard N.E. from Westwinds Drive N.E. to Westwinds Crescent N.E.
  • Reduced lanes on Castleridge Boulevard N.E. from Westwinds Crescent N.E. to 64 Avenue N.E.
  • Calgary Police Services will be present to direct traffic.
  • Vehicles will be advised via signage to use detour on Falconridge Boulevard N.E.

Globalfest International Fireworks Competition

The following road closures will be in effect to accommodate the GlobalFest International Fire Works Competition. All closures will be in effect on August 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, and 26.

  • 17 Avenue S.E. will be closed between 52 Street S.E. and 68 Street S.E. will be closed to all traffic from approximately 7:00 p.m. to midnight each evening.
  • 23 Avenue S.E. be closed from 52 Street S.E. to 60 Street S.E. and 60 Street S.E. will be closed from 17 Avenue S.E. to 23 Avenue S.E. from 6 p.m. to midnight each evening.
  • Hubalta Road / 21A Avenue will be closed from 52 Street S.E. to 17 Avenue S.E. from 6:00 p.m. to midnight each evening to accommodate parking.

Motorists will be directed to Memorial Drive via 68 Street S.E. (for westbound traffic) and 52 Street S.E. (for eastbound traffic) to bypass the closure. Signs will be posted to help direct traffic around the area.

Motorists are to observe all traffic controls advising of this closure. Major delays are expected. The Transportation Department would like to thank motorists and local residents for their patience and understanding throughout this event.

Business access

  • Access for businesses located along 17 Avenue S.E between 52 Street S.E. and Hubalta Road S.E. will be available via 52 Street S.E. and 21A Avenue S.E with a valid permit.
  • Access for business located along 23 Avenue S.E. between 52 Street S.E. and 60 Street S.E. and 60 Street S.E. between 17 Avenue S.E. and 23 Avenue S.E. available via 52 Street S.E. and 23 Avenue S.E. with a valid permit.