Calgary, AB,
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2015
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Calgary road closures - September 9, 2015

Northeast

McKnight Boulevard Widening and Reconstruction Project

  • NEW: There will be no access from eastbound McKnight Boulevard N.E. to Aviation Road N.E., as well as no access from Aviation Road N.E. to eastbound McKnight Boulevard N.E. beginning on Thursday September 10. This closure continues through the end of the 2015 construction season.
  • The left lane of eastbound and westbound McKnight Boulevard N.E. is closed and the speed is reduced to 50 km/hr. between 12 Street N.E. and 19 Street N.E. daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning Friday, August 21. This closure continues until the end of September as part of the McKnight Boulevard widening project.

52 Street N.E. is closed between Country Hills Boulevard N.E. and Skyview Ranch Drive N.E. beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8. Motorists are advised to use Metis Trail N.E. as a detour during this closure. This closure continues until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22 and accommodates construction.

Southbound 36 Street N.E. is closed between 32 Avenue N.E. and 26 Avenue N.E. and the speed limit is reduced to 50 km/hr. daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. beginning Monday, August 24. During weekends, this closure will be extended between 6:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. This closure continues daily until 3 p.m. on Friday, September 25 and accommodates construction of a turn lane.

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

Eastbound Beddington Trail N.W. will be reduced to a single lane at Hidden Valley Link N.W. between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily until the end of September. This closure accommodates sound barrier installation

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

Crowchild Trail North will have one lane in each direction closed at 24 Avenue N.W. for signal work from Monday, August 17 daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. During this closure, the ramps to eastbound and westbound 24 Avenue N.W. will also be closed. This closure continues until Sunday, November 15 and accommodates intersection improvements. This closure accommodates work on Crowchild Trail traffic congestion reduction program.

14 Street Feedermain Valve Upgrade project

  • Northbound 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, 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 closure continues during these hours until Sunday, September 13.
  • Northbound 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 Friday, August 28. A two way traffic setup will be in place in the southbound lanes. This closure continues during these hours until Sunday, September 13.
  • Northbound 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 28. Northbound traffic will be diverted to the southbound lanes, and there will be no southbound access through this corridor via 14 Street N.W. during this time. Motorists are advised to use 10 Street N.W. as a detour. This closure continues during these hours until Sunday, September 13.

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

  • A new detour at 16 Avenue N.W. and Bowfort Road N.W. opened on Wednesday, September 2. This detour is expected to last until late 2016, and accommodates the construction of the 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.

Southeast

NEW: Eastbound Sun Valley Boulevard S.E. east of Macleod Trail S.E., will have various single lanes closed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, September 10 for work related to the Macleod Trail / 162 Avenue S.E. interchange construction.

Glenmore Trail Bridges Rehabilitation Project

  • Glenmore Trail east of Macleod Trail and west of Deerfoot Trail will have various lane closures until October. During this time the speed limit on Glenmore Trail will be reduced to 50 km/h between Macleod Trail and Deerfoot Trail for the duration of construction, expected to last until October.
  • 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.

4 Street S.E. is closed at 9 Avenue S.E. beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8. During the closure, there will be no access to 4 Street S.E. via 9 Avenue S.E. Motorists are advised to use 6 Avenue S.E. via 6 Street S.E. as a detour. This closure will continue until 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 2 and accommodates construction of the National Music Centre.

3 Avenue S.E. is closed between Centre Street S and 1 Street S.E. between 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. daily. This closure continues until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 10 and accommodates water utility work.

9 Avenue S.E. is closed between 15 Street S.E. and 19 Street S.E. nightly beginning on Tuesday, September 8 at 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Wednesday, September 9. This closure continues nightly during these hours until 5 a.m. on Thursday, September 10 and accommodates Canadian Pacific Railroad work.

Various lanes of 94 Avenue S.E. between 52 Street S.E. and 68 Street S.E. will be closed until Wednesday Sept. 30 for new road construction.

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.

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.

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

101 Street S.W. is closed between Lower Springbank Road S.W. and Highway 8 beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, September 9. This closure continues until 7 p.m. on Friday, September 18 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. 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

  • 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.
  • 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

University of Calgary Dino Dash Road Race – 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 12

The following closures will be in place for the duration of the race:

  • The right hand lane on northbound University Drive between Unwin Road N.W. and 24 Avenue N.W.
  • The right hand lane on westbound 24 Avenue N.W. between University Drive Crowchild Trail and Collegiate Boulevard N.W.
  • The right hand lane on westbound 32 Avenue N.W. between east of Shaganappi Trail to east Campus Drive N.W.
  • The right hand lane on eastbound  32 Avenue N.W. between east Campus Drive N.W. to east of Shaganappi Trail N.W.
  • Runners will be directed through the Varsity community. Please watch for runners and temporary signage between east of Shaganappi Trail and west of 37 Street N.W., and south of Varsity Drive N.W. and north 32 Avenue N.W.
  • Please expect delays in this area, Calgary Police Service will be directing traffic along the race route.

Calgary Corporate Challenge Road Race – 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Sunday, September 13

  • 21 Street S.W. will be closed from 50 Avenue S.W. to 58 Avenue S.W..
  • Watch for runners in the Lakeview and North Glenmore Communities.
  • Please obey all temporary traffic control signs.
  • Calgary Police Service will be assisting with the flow of traffic during this event.

Spruce Meadows “Masters” – from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, September 11, and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, September 12  and Sunday, September 13

  • Eastbound Spruce Meadows Trail/Highway 22X will be reduced one lane between Tournament Lane and Spruce Meadows Way S.W.
  • Spruce Meadows Way S.W. will be reduced to one lane southbound and two lanes northbound, just south of Highway 22X.
  • Speed will be reduced to 50 km/h during this time.
  • Please expect delays in this area, Calgary Police Service will be directing traffic along these routes.

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