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2017

Calgary road closures - March 9, 2017

Calgary road closures and lane restrictions press release

March 9, 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: Centre Street N is reduced to a single lane in each direction between 36 Avenue N.E. and 38 Avenue N.E. beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, March 10. This closure remains in place until 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 12 and accommodates water services work.

NEW: Reduced lanes on eastbound 16 Avenue N.E. at 1 Street N.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 10 for construction.

Various single lane closures at Rundlehorn Drive and 52 Street N.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10. This closure also occurs from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 11 and accommodates utility work.

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

NEW: Reduced lanes on southbound Berkshire Boulevard N.W. at Sandstone Drive N.W. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 10. This closure also occurs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 11 and accommodates crane work.

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 Friday, March 10 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

NEW: 3 Street S.E. will be closed between 6 Avenue and 9 Avenue S.E. from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 11 for crane work. Access to the Municipal Parking Lot will be maintained during the closure. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes during this closure.

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

NEW: 5 Street S.W. is reduced to a single lane from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 11. During this closure, the cycle track will be detoured into a closed traffic lane. This closure accommodates crane work.

NEW: 1 Street S.W. is closed between 6 Avenue and 8 Avenue S.W. from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 11 for utility work. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes and expect delays in the area.

NEW: Centre Street S will be closed between 13 Avenue S.W. and 14 Avenue S.W. beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, March 11. This closure remains in place until 10 p.m. on Sunday, March 12 and accommodates utility work. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes and expect delays in the area.

NEW: Macleod Trail S.W. is closed between 58 Avenue S.W. and Glenmore Trail S.W. from 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 11 to 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 12 for the installation of a pedestrian overpass. During this closure, 61 Avenue S.W. is also closed between Macleod Trail and 3 Street S.W. This job is weather dependent, and may be forced to reschedule to Sunday. See the below closure that will be in effect, should weather force a delay of the closure (see below).

NEW: Macleod Trail S.W. is closed between 58 Avenue S.W. and Glenmore Trail S.W. from 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 12 to 5:00 a.m. on Monday, March 13 for the installation of a pedestrian overpass. During this closure, 61 Avenue S.W. is also closed between Macleod Trail and 3 Street S.W.

NEW: 5 Street S.W. will be closed between 2 Avenue and 3 Avenue S.W. from 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14 to 6 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15 for construction. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.

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.

The left lane and adjacent cycle track on 12 Avenue S.W. is closed between 2 Street S.W. and 4 Street S.W. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Wednesday, March 8. During this closure, cycle track traffic will be detoured into the closed traffic lane. This closure continues daily during these hours until 3 p.m. on Friday, March 10 and accommodates utility work.

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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