Calgary, AB,
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August
2015
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Calgary road closures - August 18, 2015

Northeast

NEW: The right lane of both eastbound and westbound Country Hills Boulevard N.E. are closed west of 14 Street N.E. and the speed limit is reduced to 50 km/hr. between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, August 19 and Thursday, August 20. The right lane of eastbound Country Hills Boulevard N.E. is also closed at Coventry Boulevard N.E. during these hours. These closures accommodate construction.

The right lane of westbound Country Village Way N.E. is closed at Country Village Link N.E. between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily beginning on Tuesday, August 18. This closure continues during these hours until 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 5 and accommodates construction.

The left lane on westbound McKnight Boulevard will be closed between 12 Street N.E. and 19 Street N.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily until the end of August as part of the McKnight Boulevard widening project.

Eastbound and westbound Country Hills Boulevard N.E. has been temporarily realigned between 52 Street N.E. and 60 Street N.E. This alignment continues through 2015.

Northwest

NEW: Southbound 14 Street N.W. is closed between 20 Avenue N.W. and 16 Avenue N.W. between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. daily beginning on Thursday, August 20. During this closure, the southbound traffic will be diverted to the northbound lanes, and there will be no northbound access through this corridor via northbound 14 Street N.W. and 16 Avenue N.W. Motorists are advised to use 10 Street N.W. as a detour. This work is related to the 14 Street Feedermain Valve Upgrade project. This closure continues during these hours until Thursday, August 27.

NEW: Southbound 14 Street N.W. is closed between 20 Avenue N.W. and 16 Avenue N.W. between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily beginning on Thursday, August 20. A two way traffic setup will be in place in the northbound lanes. This work is related to the 14 Street Feedermain Valve Upgrade project. This closure continues during these hours until Thursday, August 27.

NEW: Southbound 14 Street N.W. is closed between 20 Avenue N.W. and 16 Avenue N.W. between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. daily beginning on Thursday, August 20. There will be no southbound access through this corridor via 14 Street N.W. Motorists are advised to use 10 Street N.W. as a detour. This work is related to the 14 Street Feedermain Valve Upgrade project. This closure continues during these hours until Thursday, August 27.

Crowchild Trail North will have one lane closed at 24 Ave N.W. for signal work from Monday, August 17 to Friday, August 21 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

The left lane of northbound Crowchild Trail N.W. is closed at 24 Avenue N.W. between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily until further notice. This closure accommodates work on Crowchild Trail traffic congestion reduction program.

Symons Valley Road N.W. will be closed between 144 Avenue N.W. and Sage Hill Drive N.W. for construction of a new roadway. Traffic will be detoured to Sage Hill Drive N.W. This closure will remain in place until 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6.

83 Street N.W. will be closed between 33 Avenue N.W. and Bowfort Road N.W. until Spring 2016. There will be no access to Bowness Road N.W. from 16 Avenue N.W. during this closure; motorists are advised to use an alternate route.

Trans Canada Highway / Bowfort Road N.W. Interchange Project

  • The left lane of westbound 16 Avenue N.W. will be closed at Bowfort Road N.W. between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily.
  • The left lane of eastbound 16 Avenue N.W. will be closed at Bowfort Road N.W. daily between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. These closures continue until the end of August and are related to the Trans Canada Highway / Bowfort Road Interchange Project.

Southeast

NEW: Southbound Ogden Road S.E. north of Millican Road S.E. is closed and a two-way setup is in place in the northbound lanes with a reduced speed of 50 km/hr. beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, August 19. This work continues until 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 20 and accommodates water services work.

The right lane of southbound 3 Street S.E. is closed between 6 Avenue S.E. and 9 Avenue S.E. from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily until further notice. A two way traffic setup will be installed in the left northbound lane of 3 Street S.E. between 7 Avenue S.E. and 6 Avenue S.E. This closure accommodates the Municipal Building Flood Mitigation Project.

9 Avenue S.E. will be reduced to one lane in each direction between 11 Street S.E. and 12 Street S.E. beginning Monday, August 10 until Friday, August 28 due to sidewalk construction.

Westbound 9 Avenue S.E. west of 4 Street S.E. will be closed until 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24. During this closure, a two-way traffic setup will be installed in the eastbound lanes. This closure accommodates construction.

Various lanes of 94 Avenue S.E. between 52 Street S.E. and 60 Street S.E. will be closed until Wednesday Sept. 30 for new road construction.

Victoria Bridge rehabilitation project

  • The northbound lanes on Macleod Trail, north of 25 Street S.E. have been temporarily realigned as part of the Victoria Bridge Rehabilitation Project. Please pay attention in this area.
  • The exit ramp allowing U-turns from southbound 1 Street S.E. to northbound Macleod Trail, north of 25 Avenue S.E. will be closed until late September.
  • The regional pathway link to the Macleod Trail bridge deck (Victoria Bridge) will also be closed. Pathway users will be directed to use the 1 Street S.E. link one block to the west.

Glenmore Trail Bridges Rehabilitation Project

  • The speed limit on Glenmore Trail will be reduced to 50 km/h between Macleod Trail and Deerfoot Trail for the duration of construction.
  • The pedestrian underpass and sidewalk connection under Glenmore Trail east of Macleod Trail S.E. will be closed for work related to the Glenmore Trail Bridges projects. Pedestrians will be directed to use Macleod Trail to cross Glenmore Trail. The pedestrian underpass is anticipated to be closed until September.
  • Three bridges on Glenmore Trail east of Macleod Trail and west of Deerfoot Trail, including Glenmore Trail over 11 Street S.E., Glenmore Trail over Fairmount Drive and Glenmore Trail over the CP/LRT tracks, will have various lane closures until October. During construction, there will be various stages which will require traffic pattern changes on Glenmore Trail and numerous lane closures on both Glenmore Trail and Centre Street S / Fairmount Drive S.E. under Glenmore Trail S.E.

The two right lanes of 9 Avenue S.W. between 3 Street S.W. and 4 Street S.W. will be closed nightly between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. until further notice. This closure accommodates construction.

4 Street S.E. is reduced to one lane in each direction between 9 Avenue S.E. and 8 Avenue S.E. until Sept. 30. This closure is for construction of the +60 pedestrian bridge at the National Music Centre.

Southwest

26 Street S.W. at Sovereign Crescent S.W. is closed beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, August 19. During this closure, there will be no access to the Shaganappi Golf Course via 26 Street S.W., as motorists will be detoured to 24 Street S.W. via Bow Trail S.W. / 16 Street S.W. This closure continues until 5 a.m. on Saturday, August 21 and accommodates utility work.

The left lanes and adjacent cycle track are closed between 9 Street S.W. and 10 Street S.W. beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, August 14. Cyclists will be detoured into the closed lane on 12 Avenue S.W., which will serve as a temporary detour for the cycle track during this closure. This closure continues until 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 23 and accommodates construction.

The 5 Street S.W. cycle track will be closed between 15 Avenue S.W. and 17 Avenue S.W. until further notice. In order to improve the transition of the 5 Street cycle track between 15 Avenue S.W. and 17 Avenue S.W., the northbound and southbound lanes of the cycle track, and portions of the east sidewalk on 17 Avenue, will face periodic closures. Please follow the detour signs to as crews complete work on these blocks. Cyclists are advised to dismount and use the sidewalk through this stretch.

The right lane of northbound 8 Street S.W. and adjacent sidewalk are closed between 8 Avenue S.W. and 10 Avenue S.W. until late September. This closure accommodates the 8 Street Underpass project. Pedestrians are advised to use the west sidewalk.

The cycle track on 12 Avenue S.E. will be detoured between 3 Street S.E. and Olympic Way S.E. until further notice to accommodate construction.

Southbound 1 Street S.W. will be reduced to one lane between 9 Avenue S.W. and 10 Avenue S.W. this summer to accommodate the 1 Street S.W. underpass enhancement project. At the same time, the sidewalk on southbound 1 Street S.W. will be closed. Pedestrians should use the sidewalk on the east side of 1 Street S.W. These closures will be in place until the work on the west side of the underpass is complete.

Crowchild/Flanders Ave Interchage

While the bulk of construction work for the Crowchild Trail/Flanders Avenue Interchange won't begin until September 2015, some initial work to prepare for the Interchange construction process is underway:

  • Caen Avenue (from the Currie Business Park entrance to Quesnay Wood Drive) is closed to allow for the utility work necessary for the Interchange construction. This stretch of Caen Avenue will be closed until late 2016. A temporary off-ramp provides access into the Currie Business Park, from Crowchild Trail South to Battleford Avenue.
  • Preparatory construction work has begun on Richard Road and eastbound Flanders Avenue.Traffic on Richard Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction (north and sound bound).

Special Events

Globalfest – August 20 through August 29

The following road closures will be in effect to accommodate the GlobalFest International Fire Works Competition. All closures will be in effect on August 20, 22, 25, 27, and 29.

  • 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 11:30 p.m. 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 11:30 p.m. 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 11:30 p.m. each evening to accommodate parking.

Business access during Globalfest

  • 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 and 60 Street S.E. and 60 Street S.E. between 17 Avenue and 23 Avenue S.E. available via 52 Street S.E. and 23 Avenue S.E. with a valid permit.

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.

Stephen Avenue Night Market - Thursday, August 20

  • 8 Avenue S.W. is closed between 1 Street S.W. and Centre Street S between 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Thursday, August 20.

Yogathon - Saturday, August 22, 2015

  • 8 Avenue S.E. is closed between 1 Street S.E. and 1 Street S.W. between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Summer Construction Projects

Now that summer is here, Roads construction projects are ramping up. For more information, visit Calgary.ca/paving.

Alberta Transportation

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