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2016

Calgary road closures - December 20, 2016

Calgary road closures and lane restrictions press release

December 20, 2016

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

ALERT: 8 Avenue N.W. is closed between 14 Street N.W. and 16 Street N.W. due to emergency water services repair work. This work is expected to last until 7 p.m. on Saturday, December 24.

Northeast

NEW: Various closures on eastbound 32 Avenue N.E. at 32 Street N.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21 for road work.

NEW: Various closures at 68 Street N.E. and 12 Avenue N.E. with a speed limit reduction to 50 km/hr. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21 for utility work.

NEW: The left lane of southbound 36 Street N.E. at 8 Avenue N.E. is closed from 10 p.m. on Thursday, December 22 to 3 a.m. on Friday, December 23 for LRT work.

Stoney Trail/ Sarcee Trail Interchange Improvements

  • NEW: Eastbound Stoney Trail N.W. will be reduced to a single lane at Sarcee Trail N.W. from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly on Wednesday, December 21 and Thursday, December 22. During this closure there will be intermittent full closures lasting approximately 10 minutes of eastbound Stoney Trail by Calgary Police Service. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes, and expect delays when travelling through this closure.
  • For more information on this project, visit the project page.

Southbound Centre Street N is reduced to a single lane at 32 Avenue N.E. from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily beginning on Tuesday, December 20. These closures continue daily until 3 p.m. on Friday, December 23 and accommodate utility work.

Northwest

NEW: The two right lanes and adjacent sidewalk of westbound 16 Avenue N.W. are closed at 14 Street N.W. and the speed limit is reduced to 50 km/hr. in the area daily from 9 p.m. on Friday, December 23 to 6 a.m. on Saturday, December 24. This closure accommodates construction

NEW: The right lane and adjacent sidewalk of westbound 16 Avenue N.W. is closed at 14 Street N.W. and the speed limit is reduced to 50 km/hr. in the area daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Tuesday, December 27. This closure continues daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Friday, December 30 and accommodates construction.

Sage Hill Drive N.W. is closed at Symons Valley Road N.W. beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, December 19. During this closure, motorists are advised to use 144 Avenue N.W. as an alternate route. This closure remains in place until 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 22 and accommodates construction.

Southeast

NEW: The right lane of eastbound Glenmore Trail S.E. west of 11 Street S.E. is closed and the speed limit is reduced to 50 km/hr. from 9 p.m. on Wednesday, December 21 to 5 a.m. on Thursday, December 22 for maintenance.

NEW: The right lane of westbound Glenmore Trail S.E. west of 11 Street S.E. is closed and the speed limit is reduced to 50 km/hr. from 9 p.m. on Thursday, December 22 to 5 a.m. on Friday, December 23 for maintenance.

Willow Park Drive S.E. is closed between Acadia Drive and Willow View Road S.E. This closure remains in place until 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 22 and accommodates sewer line upgrades.

42 Avenue S.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between Blackfoot Trail and 11 Street S.E. This closure remains in place until 7 p.m. on Friday, December 23 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.

Macleod Trail / 162 Avenue Interchange project

  • The left lane will be closed 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, December 19 until Friday, December 23.
  • The left lane will be closed 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, December 19 until Friday, December 23.
  • For more information, visit the project page

Glenmore Trail / Ogden Interchange

  • Various lane closures in all directions 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
  • 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

NEW: The left lane and adjacent cycle track is closed on 12 Avenue S.W. at 1 Street S.W. from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 21. During this closure, cycle track traffic will be detoured into the closed traffic lane. This closure accommodates utility work.

11 Avenue S.W. is reduced to two right lanes between 1 Street S.W. and 2 Street S.W. beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, December 20. This closure remains in place until 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 22 and accommodates emergency water main work.

14 Street S.W. is closed between 36 Avenue and 38 Avenue S.W. This closure accommodates the City of Calgary’s utility replacement program. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use alternate routes. This closure remains in place until 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 22.

17 Avenue S. reconstruction project

  • 17 Avenue S.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction from 1 Street S.E. and Centre Street S through 7 p.m. on Friday, January 6.
  • For more information, visit the project page.

Special Events

Mac’s Midget International Hockey Tournament

  • The Max Bell Arena entrance and exit will be limited to right-in and right out traffic onto Barlow Trail S.W. from Monday, December 26 to Sunday, January 1. This is to facilitate traffic flow.
  • Police will be onsite directing traffic

New Year’s Eve Celebration

  • From Wednesday, December 28 at 9 a.m., through 8 p.m. on Monday, January 2, the left lane of MacLeod Trail northbound between 7 – 8 Avenue SE will be closed.
  • On Thursday, December 31, MacLeod Trail SE northbound will be closed from 5 p.m. Friday, December 30 – 8 p.m. Sunday, January 1 at 9 Avenue SE.
  • 3 Street S.E. from 6 Avenue to 8 Avenue S.E. will be closed at 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, December 31 until 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 1.
  • Police will be onsite be directing 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.

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