Calgary road closures – December 21, 2015
Calgary road closures and lane restrictions – December 21, 2015
The right lane of eastbound Memorial Drive N.E. is closed below the 12 Street N.E. bridge and the speed limit is reduced to 50 km/hr. between 11:00 p.m. on Monday, December 21 and 1:30 a.m. at Tuesday, December 22. This closure accommodates utility work.
The right lane of westbound Memorial Drive N.E. is closed below the 12 Street N.E. bridge and the speed limit is reduced to 50 km/hr. between 1:30 a.m. and 5 a.m. at Tuesday, December 22. This closure accommodates utility work.
16 Avenue N.E. will be reduced to two lanes eastbound at 1 Street N.E. on weekdays (Monday – Friday) between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. until Wednesday, Dec. 23 due to construction.
Aviation Rd. N.E. is closed permanently for left-in/left-out access. As part of the McKnight Boulevard widening and reconstruction project, access to Aviation Rd. N.E. has been changed to right in/right out access only for westbound traffic.
For eastbound traffic, the left turn into Aviation Rd. N.E. has been permanently removed.
83 Street N.W. is 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.
NEW: The two left lanes of 12 Avenue S.W. are closed west of Olympic Way S.E. between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 23. This closure accommodates utility work.
12 Avenue S.E. is reduced to one lane in each direction between Macleod Trail and 5 Street S.E. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays, and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends, starting Tuesday, December 15 and running until Wednesday, December 23, excluding Tuesday, December 22. This closure accommodates utility work.
Starting on Thursday, December 3 and continuing until late December, there will be various stages of construction with sections of roadway being closed on westbound 34 Avenue S.E. between Spiller Road and Dartmouth Road to allow for gas main upgrades. Traffic will be directed to use 36 Avenue S.E. to bypass the closures.
Various lane closures on northbound and southbound 52 Street S.E. at Copperfield Gate and the speed limit reduced to 50 km/h from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily starting Friday, November 27 and continuing until mid-December for new traffic signal installation.
Construction continues at the Glenmore / Ogden Interchange. For information on this project, visit the Glenmore / Ogden Interchange website on Calgary.ca
Road A S.E. and 130 Avenue S.E. will see various closures until early December due to traffic signal work.
4 Street S.E. is closed at 9 Avenue S.E. until 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 2 due to construction of the National Music Centre. 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.
3 Street S.E. is reduced to one lane southbound 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 due to the Municipal Building Flood Mitigation Project. 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.
NEW: Erlton Street S.W. is closed at 25 Avenue S.W. between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 23. During the closure, there will be no access to Erlton Street S.W. via 25 Avenue S.W. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes and expect delays in the area, this closure accommodates water services work.
13 Avenue S.W. will temporarily become one-way westbound only between 5 and 6 Street S.W until late January 2016 due to deep utility installation.
The northbound exit ramps from Crowchild Trail S.W. to Flanders Avenue S.W. are currently closed until late 2016. Motorists will be unable to access Flanders Avenue S.W. via northbound Crowchild Trail S.W. Motorists are advised to use 33 Avenue S.W. or 50 Avenue S.W. via Crowchild Trail as alternate routes.
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).
Mac’s Midget International Hockey Tournament
The Max Bell Arena entrance and exit will be limited to right-in and right out traffic onto Barlow Trail S.W. from Saturday, December 26 to Saturday, January 2. This is to facilitate traffic flow.
Police will be onsite directing traffic
New Year’s Eve Celebration
From Tuesday, December 29 at 9 a.m., through Saturday, January 2, the left lane of MacLeod Trail northbound between 7 – 8 Avenue SE will be closed.
On Thursday, December 31, MacLeod Trail SE northbound will be closed from 3 p.m. – 3 a.m. at 9 Avenue SE.
Annual Lion’s Festival of Lights
14 Street N.W. between 24 Avenue N.W. and Rosehill Drive N.W. will have slow moving traffic nightly from November 28 until January 8. Motorists should use extra care, be aware of pedestrians and reduce their speed in this area.
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