Calgary, AB,
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July
2015
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Calgary road closures - July 29, 2015

Unplanned work

Northbound Bonaventure Drive S.E. between Willow Park Drive S.E. and 99 Avenue S.E. is closed due to emergency water break. A two-way setup is in place in the southbound lanes of Bonaventure Drive S.E. This closure is expected to last until Friday evening.

Northeast

Westbound Marbank Drive N.E. is closed at 52 Street N.E. beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 24. Motorists are advised to use Marlborogh Drive N.E. as an alternate route. This closure remains in place until 7 p.m. on Sunday, August 2 and accommodates gas utility repair work.

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: The right lane of Nose Hills Drive N.W. at Scenic Acres Gate N.W. is closed and the speed is reduced to 50 km/hr. between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 30. This closure accommodates water services work.

Symons Valley Road N.W. is closed between 144 Avenue N.W. and Sage Hill Drive N.W. beginning at 5 a.m. on Monday, July 27. This closure accommodates construction of a new roadway. Traffic will be detoured to Sage Hill Drive N.W. The closure will remain in place until 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 6.

Centre Street N is reduced to a single lane in each direction at 13 Avenue N.W. between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily beginning on Wednesday, July 22. This closure continues daily during these hours until Friday, July 31 and accommodates new signal installation.

Eastbound Beddington Trail N.W. is reduced to a single lane at Hidden Valley Link N.W. between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily beginning on Monday, July 20. The closure will continue daily during these hours until Friday, August 14. This closure accommodates sound barrier installation.

Westbound 112 Avenue N.W. is reduced to a single lane between 69 Street N.W. and 85 Street N.W. daily between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, July 13 until Friday, August 14 at 3 p.m. due to accommodates construction.

83 Street N.W. will be closed between 33 Avenue N.W. and Bowfort Road N.W. starting at 11 p.m. Sunday, June 28 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. is closed at Bowfort Road N.W. daily between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. This closure continues until the end of July and is related to the Trans Canada Highway / Bowfort Road Interchange Project.
  • The left lane of eastbound 16 Avenue N.W. is closed at Bowfort Road N.W. daily between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. This closure continues until the end of July and is related to the Trans Canada Highway / Bowfort Road Interchange Project.

The right lane of southbound 10 Street N.W. at 2 Avenue N.W. will be closed until the end of July. This closure accommodates construction.

Eastbound 16 Avenue N.W. will be reduced to one lane east of Sarcee Trail N.W. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily on weekdays until the end of July due to utility work.

Southeast

NEW: 68 Street S.E. is closed between 51 Avenue S.E. and 68 Avenue S.E. beginning at 8 a.m. on Thursday, July 30. This closure continues until 12 p.m. on Sunday, August 2 and accommodates construction.

Riverfront Lane S.E. is closed between 6 Avenue S.E. and 7 Avenue S.E. beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 29. This closure continues until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4 and accommodates utility work.

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

The left lane of northbound Macleod Trail S.E. at 14 Avenue S.E. is closed between 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28 and 5 a.m. on Wednesday, July 29. This closure will repeat during the same hours on Wednesday, July 29 and Thursday, July 30. This closure accommodates utility upgrades.

Northbound and southbound Barlow Trail S.E., between 50 Avenue S.E. and 61 Avenue S.E., will have the speed limit reduced to 60 km/h until mid-July to allow for preparation of paving. There will be various stages of construction which will have lane closures during weekdays and full road closures on weekends.  Updates will be provided as work progresses.

Victoria Bridge rehabilitation project

  • Northbound Macleod Trail S.E. is reduced to two lanes at the Victoria Bridge north of 25 Avenue S.E. to 18 Avenue S.E. between 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28 and 5 a.m. on Wednesday, July 29. This closure will repeat during the same hours on Wednesday, July 29 and Thursday, July 30. For information on the Victoria Bridge re-hab project please go to Calgary.ca and search “Victoria Bridge”.
  • Work related to Victoria Bridge re-hab project continues. Alternate routes are recommended as major delays are expected. Macleod Trail S.E. has opened to the first stage Victoria Bridge detour with newly shifted lane marking alignments in the northbound lanes. For information on the Victoria Bridge re-hab project please go to Calgary.ca and search “Victoria Bridge”.
  • 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 beginning at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, May 19 until late September.
  • In addition, 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

  • Eastbound and westbound Glenmore Trail west of Deerfoot Trail at the 11 Street S.E bridge will have various single and multiple lanes closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly Monday, July 27 until Saturday, August 1 to allow for work related to the Glenmore Trail Bridges projects. The speed limit on Glenmore Trail will remain at 50 km/h for the duration of construction
  • Westbound and eastbound Glenmore Trail east of Macleod Trail at the Centre Street/Fairmount Drive bridge and the L.R.T. bridge will continue to have various multiple lanes closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly Monday, July 27 until Saturday, August 1 to allow for work related to the Glenmore Trail Bridges projects. The speed limit on Glenmore Trail will remain at 50 km/h for the duration of construction.
  • The speed limit on Glenmore Trail will be reduced to 50 km/h between Macleod Trail and Deerfoot Trail for the duration of construction.
  • Starting at 8 p.m. Monday, July 6, 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 for approximately 6-8 weeks.
  • 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 beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 29. This project will continue through the 2015 construction season, for work related to the Glenmore Bridges rehabilitation project.  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 September 30. This closure is for construction of the +60 pedestrian bridge at the National Music Centre.

Southwest

Eastbound Southland Drive S.E exit off McLeod Trail North will be closed from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily starting Friday, July 24 until Friday, July 31.

The right lane of 5 Avenue S.W. is closed at 3 Street S.W. between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. daily beginning on Monday, July 27. This closure continues daily during these hours until Friday, July 31 and accommodates utility work.

Southbound 4 Street S.E. between 7 Avenue S.E. and 8 Avenue S.E. is closed beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 20. A two-way setup will be installed in the northbound lanes to maintain both directions of traffic. The closure remains in place until 6 p.m. on Friday, July 31 and accommodates construction.

The right lane of westbound 9 Avenue S.E. at 4 Street S.E. and adjacent sidewalk are closed beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, July 13. This closure continues until 6 a.m. on Saturday, August 1 and accommodates construction.

Westbound 9 Avenue S.E. at 4 Street S.E. is closed between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. on weekdays beginning on Monday, July 13. A two-way traffic setup will be in place in the eastbound lanes during this closure to maintain both directions of traffic. This closure continues until 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 1 and accommodates construction.

The right lane of northbound 8 Street S.W. and adjacent sidewalk are closed between 8 Avenue S.W. and 10 Avenue S.W. beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 15. This closure accommodates the 8 Street Underpass project, and is expected to continue until late September. 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 will be underway in coming weeks. This update has been developed to provide as much advance notice as possible on anticipated construction impacts.

  • Beginning July 15, 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.
  • Starting July 20, preparatory construction work will begin on Richard Road and eastbound Flanders Avenue. Traffic on Richard Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction (north and sound bound). Flagpeople will be onsite to help direct traffic, but drivers should expect some delays.

Also starting July 20, work will be underway on the new on-ramp for southbound Crowchild Trail. This work should not affect traffic flows.

Special Events

Slide the City – Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2

  • 10 Street N.W. between 5 Avenue N.W. and 16 Avenue N.W. will be closed from 4 a.m. on Saturday, August 1 until 11 p.m. on Sunday, August 2. Motorists are advised to use 14 Street N.W. as an alternate route.

Inglewood Sun Fest – Saturday, August 1 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • 9 Avenue S.E. will be closed between 11 Street S.E. and 14 Street S.E.
  • 12 Street S.E. will be closed between 8 Avenue S.E. and 10 Avenue S.E.
  • 13 Street S.E. will be closed between 8 Avenue S.E. and 10 Avenue S.E.

Please obey all temporary traffic controls. Police will be on-site to monitor traffic.

Tour De Bowness - Monday, August 3 from 5 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Bowness Road will be closed between 62 Street N.W. and 66 Street N.W.
  • 63 Street N.W. will be closed between Bowness Road and Bowwood Drive N.W.
  • 64 Street N.W. will be closed between Bowness Road and Bowwood Drive N.W.
  • 65 Street N.W. will be closed between Bowness Road and Bowwood Drive N.W.
  • 66 Street N.W. will be closed between Bowness Road and Bowwood Drive N.W.
  • 36 Avenue N.W. will be closed between Bow Anne Road and Bowwood Drive N.W.
  • Bow Anne Road will be closed between 36 Avenue N.W. and 66 Street N.W.

Bowness Heritage Day Street Festival - Monday, August 3 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Bowness Road will be closed between 62 Street N.W. and 64 Street N.W.
  • 63 Street N.W. will be closed between Bowness Road and Bowwood Drive N.W.
  • Bowwood Drive N.W. will be closed between 63 Street N.W. and 64 Street N.W.

Please obey all temporary traffic controls. Police will be on-site to monitor traffic.

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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