Calgary, AB,
22
March
2017

Calgary road closures - March 22, 2017

Calgary road closures - March 22, 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).

Unplanned work

NEW: 23 Avenue N.E. is closed at 52 Street N.E. due to emergency water main repair work. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes when possible, and expect delays in the area. The road is expected to be reopened at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 23.

Northeast

NEW: 11 Street N.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction at 53 Avenue N.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 23 for utility work.

NEW: The right lane of eastbound 16 Avenue N.E. is closed at 2 Street N.E. from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 23 for graffiti removal.

There will be no access to Taravista Drive N.E. from northbound Saddletowne Circle N.E. on weekend days from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. beginning on Saturday, February 25. Motorists will be detoured to 80 Avenue / Tarawood Lane N.E. via signage during the closure. This closure repeats during weekend days during these hours until further notice and accommodates construction.

Northwest

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 at the intersection of Barlow Trail S.E. and Glenmore Trail S.E. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Thursday, March 23. This repeats daily during weekdays until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28 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

  • NEW: There will be various single lane closures on northbound Macleod Trail S.E. at 162 Avenue S.E. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and southbound Macleod Trail S.E. from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily (Mon-Fri) through Friday, March 31.
  • NEW: There will be various multiple lane closures on northbound and southbound Macleod Trail S.E. at 162 Avenue S.E. from 9 pm to 5 am nightly (Mon-Thu) through the evening of Thursday, March 30.
  • NEW: Southbound Macleod Trail will be closed between Midlake Boulevard S.E and 162 Avenue S.E. from 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, March 23 until 5 a.m. on Friday, March 24. Traffic will be detoured southbound on Shawville Boulevard to bypass the closure. This closure will be repeated the evening of Monday, March 27.
  • NEW: ‎Eastbound and westbound 162 Avenue S.E. / Sun Valley Boulevard at Macleod Trail S will be closed from 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 to 5 a.m. Friday, March 31. Traffic will be detoured to Midlake Boulevard to bypass the closure.
  • For more information, visit the project page.

Southwest

NEW: 11 Street S.W. is reduced to a single lane in each direction at 6 Avenue S.W. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24. During this closure, the left lane of 6 Avenue S.W. will also be closed at 11 Street S.W. This closure accommodates utility work.

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

  • 17 Avenue S.W. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between 7 Street and 8 Street S.W. beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1. This closure remains in place until 7 p.m. on Friday, March 31.
  • For more information, visit the project 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

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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