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Calgary road closures - August 24, 2017

Calgary road closures – August 24, 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).

Northeast

NEW: Reduced lanes on Country Hills Boulevard N.E. and 52 Street N.E. on Friday, August 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This closure accommodates traffic signal installation.

NEW: Reduced lanes westbound Country Hills Boulevard N.E. between Barlow Trail and 28 Street N.E. beginning Friday, August 25 until Saturday, September 2 daily weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. This closure accommodates construction.

NEW: Road closure at 213 12A Street N.E. beginning Friday, August 25 at 7 a.m. until Sunday, August 27 at 6 p.m. This closure accommodates new service installation.

NEW: Reduced lanes westbound Memorial Drive N.E at Barlow Trail N.E. on Saturday, August 26 from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. This closure accommodates train signal work.

NEW: Reduced lanes eastbound/westbound Memorial Drive N.E. at 28 Street N.E. (Franklin LRT Station) beginning Saturday, August 26 at 11 p.m. until Sunday, August 27 at 7 a.m. Police will be on site. This closure accommodates utility work.

NEW: Road closure on southbound Edmonton Trail N.E. and 4 Avenue N.E. beginning Saturday, August 26 at 6 a.m. until Sunday, August 27 at 6:30 p.m. This closure is to accommodate water services work.

NEW: Reduced lanes eastbound and westbound 16 Avenue N.E. between Moncton Road and 6 Street N.E. beginning Saturday, August 26 until Sunday, August 27 from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day, respectively. This closure accommodates paving work.

Reduced lanes westbound Country Hills Boulevard N.E. between Barlow Trail and 28 Street N.E. beginning Thursday, August 24 until Thursday, August 31 daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This closure accommodates construction.

Reduced lanes – right lane closure - southbound on 32 Street N.E. between Sunridge Boulevard and 23 Street N.E. beginning on Wednesday, August 23 until Friday, August 25 daily from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This closure is to accommodate utility work.

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 8 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 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 40 Avenue N.W. between Centre Street N and Centre B Street N.W. beginning Friday, August 25 at 6 p.m. until Saturday August 26 at 7 p.m. This closure accommodates underground utility work.

NEW: Various lane closures on Country Hills Boulevard N.W., Edgebrook Boulevard N.W. and Hamptons Drive N.W. beginning Saturday, August 26 until Sunday, August 27 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Speed will be reduced throughout the construction zone and flaggers will be present to maintain traffic in all directions. These closures accommodate paving work.

NEW: Reduced lanes northbound and southbound in front of 610 Ranchlands Boulevard N.W. beginning Monday, August 28 until Friday, September 1 daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This closure accommodates signal work.

Reduced lanes – right lane and parking lane closures – on Bowness Road N.W. from 61 Street to 66 Street N.W. daily weekdays beginning on Wednesday, August 23 until Wednesday, September 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This closure is to accommodate construction.

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.

16 Avenue and Home Road N.W. Upgrades

  • Please note that the following lane closures are in effect until the end of September
  • Westbound traffic:
    • Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. – 3 p.m.: The westbound left-hand lane will be closed
    • Saturdays from Noon – 6 p.m.: The westbound left-hand lane will be closed
  • Eastbound traffic:
    • Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: The eastbound left-hand lane will be closed
    • Saturdays from 6 a.m. – Noon: The eastbound left-hand lane will be closed
  • To avoid delays please consider using Bowness Road N.W. as an alternate route to bypass the construction area

Southeast

NEW: Reduced lanes 17 Avenue S.E. between 26 Street and 28 Street S.E. on Friday, August 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Saturday, August 26 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. This closure accommodates transportation infrastructure work.

NEW: Road closure on Auburn Meadows Drive S.E. between Auburn Meadows Street S.E. and 52 Street S.E. starting Friday, August 25 at 9 a.m. until Sunday August 27 at 8 p.m. This closure accommodates underground utility work.

NEW: Reduced lanes southbound Centre Street S between Riverfront Avenue S.E. and Samis Road N.E. beginning Saturday, August 26 until Tuesday, September 19. Closure begins daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays and from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. This closure accommodates overhead utility work.

NEW: The ramp from westbound Glenmore Trail S.E. to Centre Street S will be closed Saturday August 26 at 7 p.m. until Sunday August 27 at 2 a.m. This closure accommodates underground utility work.

NEW: Road closure southbound McKenzie Lake Boulevard S.E. between McKenzie Lake Way S.E. to Mountain Park Drive S.E. beginning Monday, August 28 to Friday, September 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Speeds will be reduced through the construction zone. This closure accommodates underground utility work.

Road closure on southbound Prestwick Boulevard S.E. between Prestwick Drive and Prestwick Avenue S.E. beginning Thursday, August 24 until Friday, August 25 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Two way traffic will be set up on east side of Prestwick Boulevard S.E. This closure accommodates crane lift.

Reduced lanes westbound 114 Street S.E. at 29 Street N.E. beginning Thursday, August 24 until Thursday, September 7 daily weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This closure accommodates transportation infrastructure.

Reduced lanes at 18 Street S.E. and Riverbend Gate S.E. daily weekdays beginning on Wednesday, August 23 until Tuesday, August 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This closure is to accommodate construction.

Road closure on Heritage Drive S.E. between 77 Avenue S.E. and eastbound on-ramp at Glenmore Trail S.E. beginning on Sunday, August 20 to Thursday, August 24 nightly from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Closure is to accommodate paving.

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 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.

Macleod Trail S Bridge Rehab Project (1 street S.E. and 18 Ave S.E.)

  • Work is being done to replace Elbow River Bridge infrastructure and asphalt on bridge deck. Two lanes southbound will be open at all times. Three lanes southbound will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on weekdays to accommodate rush hour traffic. Lane closures will be in place until August 25.

Southwest

NEW: Road closure at 19 Avenue S.W. and 2 Street S.W. beginning Friday, August 25 at 7 a.m. until Monday, September 4 at 7 p.m. This closure accommodates transportation infrastructure work.

NEW: Road closure at 12 Avenue S.W. between 15 Street S.W. and 16 Street S.W. beginning Friday, August 25 at 6 p.m. until Monday, August 28 at 5 a.m. This closure accommodates underground utility work.

NEW: Reduced lanes 14 Street S.W. between 10 Avenue S.W. and 11 Avenue S.W. on Saturday, August 26 from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. Two way traffic will be setup on east side of 14 Street S.W. This closure accommodates overhead hoarding removal.

NEW: Reduced lanes southbound 5 Street S.W. between 9 Avenue S.W. and 10 Avenue S.W. on Saturday, August 26 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. This closure accommodates glass installation work.

NEW: Reduced lanes on 9 Avenue S.W. at 7 Street S.W. beginning Saturday, August 26 at 6 a.m. until Sunday, August 27 at 7 p.m. This closure accommodates underground water main work.

NEW: Two way traffic will be set up on East side of 11 Street S.W between 8 Avenue S.W. and 9 Avenue S.W. and a road closure Eastbound only on 8 Avenue S.W. at 11 Street S.W. starting Monday, August 28 at 9 a.m. until Wednesday, August 30 at 7 p.m. This closure accommodates underground utility work.

Reduced lanes – right lane closure – eastbound Southland Drive S.W. at Horn Road/Southport Road S.W. daily weekdays beginning Wednesday, August 23 until Saturday, August 26 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This closure is to accommodate utility work.

Reduced lane southbound on 8 Street S.W. between 15 Avenue S.W. and 17 Avenue S.W. beginning on Monday, August 21 to Friday, August 25 daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closure is to accommodate construction 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.

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, 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

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.