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2017

Calgary road closures - March 6, 2017

Calgary road closures and lane restrictions press release

March 6, 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 work

Centre Street N is reduced to a single lane in each direction between 36 Avenue and 38 Avenue N.E. due to emergency water main repair work. This closure is expected to remain in place until 5 a.m. on Wednesday, March 8. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes, and expect delays in the area.

Northeast

NEW: Reduced lanes on the exit from eastbound 16 Avenue N.E. to southbound Barlow Trail N.E. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7 and accommodates utility work.

128 Avenue N.E. is reduced to a single lane in each direction between Skyview Ranch Road and Skyview Ranch Boulevard N.E. beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, February 27. This closure remains in place until 6 p.m. on Friday, March 10 and accommodates construction.

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

Northbound Nose Hill Drive N.W. is reduced to a single lane at Hawkstone Drive N.W. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, March 6. This closure repeats during these hours daily until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8 and accommodates utility work.

Stoney Trail/ Sarcee Trail Interchange Improvements

  • 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

Macleod Trail / 162 Avenue Interchange project

  • There will be various lane closures 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, March 6 until Friday, March 10.
  • There will be various lane closures 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, March 6 until Friday, March 10.
  • For more information, visit the project page

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. 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

The right lane and adjacent cycle track on 5 Street S.W. between 7 Avenue and 8 Avenue S.W. is closed daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Wednesday, January 11. Cycle track traffic will be diverted to the closed traffic lane. This closure continues daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Friday, March 17 and accommodates utility work.

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.

Special Events

Safety Expo 2017

  • The right lane on Macleod Trail will be closed between 7 Avenue S.E. and 9 Avenue S.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 9.

Calgary Road Runners Club – St. Patrick’s Day Road Race 2017

Sunday, March 12 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.:

  • 21 Street S.W. will be closed between 50 Avenue S.W. and 58 Avenue S.W.
  • 19 Street S.W. will be closed between 53 Avenue S.W. and 58 Avenue S.W.
  • Northbound Crowchild Trail S.W. will be reduced to a single left lane between 66 Avenue S.W. to the Entrance of North Glenmore Park will be closed.

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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