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Labour Day long weekend road closures: What you need to know

Motorists are being advised of the following road/lane closures for Friday, Aug. 30 – Tuesday, Sept. 3:

Southwest closures

  • Aug. 31 from 2 a.m. until 10 p.m.: 11 Avenue S.W. will be reduced to a single lane between 11 Street S.W. and 12 Street S.W. This closure accommodates a crane lift.
  • Sept. 1 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m: The right lane on southbound Crowchild Trail north of Glenmore Trail will be closed for construction related to the Glenmore Trail widening project.

Glenmore Trail

Aug. 31

  • 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Eastbound Glenmore Tr. reduced to a single lane to finish installation of the concrete median barriers.

  • 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.: Westbound Glenmore Tr. reduced to a single lane under Crowchild Tr. for concrete work.

  • 10 am to 7 p.m.: The ramp from westbound Glenmore Tr. to northbound Crowchild Tr. is reduced to one lane

Sept. 1 and Sept. 2

  • 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.: The ramp from westbound Glenmore Tr. to northbound Crowchild Tr. is reduced to one lane.

Northwest closures

  • Kensington Rd between 10 and 10a St NW from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Aug 31: Westbound lanes will be closed for asphalt maintenance. Single lane traffic by direction will be provided on the south side of Kensington Rd NW.

  • Country Hills BV NW from Aug 30 at 7 p.m. through Sept. 2 at 4 a.m.: Road will be fully closed between Rocky Ridge Rd NW and Rocky Ridge BV NW for deep utilities work. Detour via Rocky Ridge Blvd NW will be indicated with signs.

Crowchild Trail upgrades

  • Aug. 30:

    • 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.: A single lane closure along westbound Bow Tr.

    • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: A single lane closure along eastbound Memorial Dr./Parkdale Blvd.

    • 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Saturday: Single lane traffic along northbound Crowchild Tr., over the Bow River

    • 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Saturday: FULL CLOSURE of the southbound Crowchild Tr. to 12 Ave S.W. East (via 10 Ave S.W.) ramp

  • Aug. 31:

    • 5 a.m. to 11 a.m.: A single lane closure along northbound Crowchild Tr., over the Bow River

    • 5 a.m. to 3 p.m.: A single lane closure along northbound Crowchild Tr., just north of 5 Ave. N.W.

  • Sept. 1

    • 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Southbound Crowchild Tr. reduced to two lanes from 54 Ave. SW to the flyover to complete concrete work.

  • Nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.:

    • Single and double lane closures (and associated ramp closures) along northbound and southbound Crowchild Tr. (between Bow Tr. and 5 Ave. N.W.)

    • Single lane closures along 10 Ave. S.W. (under Crowchild Tr.)

    • Single and double lane closures along eastbound Bow Tr. (over Crowchild Tr.)

    • An increase in activity at the intersection of Bow Tr. & 10 Ave. S.W.

  • Ongoing:

    • Activity at the Crowchild Tr. & Kensington Rd. N.W. intersection

    • A continuous single lane closure on the westbound Memorial Drive Bridge (over Crowchild Trail)

    • A continuous single lane closure along southbound Crowchild Trail (over Bow Trail) – the access to Bow Trail/City Centre exit ramp will be maintained

Northeast closures

  • No planned closures

Southeast closures

  • 7 p.m. Aug 31 until 7 a.m. on Sept 1, the right lane on eastbound 17 Av SE at 19 St SE and 19 St SE south of 17 Av SE will be closed for paving.

  • 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept 3, the right lanes on westbound John Laurie Blvd between Edgemont Blvd and Hawkwood Blvd NW will be closed for asphalt maintenance. The left lane will remain open.

Blackfoot Trail and 19 Street SE intersection

  • 7 p.m. Aug 29 to 7 a.m. Aug 30, there will be single lane closures on east and westbound Blackfoot Trail for asphalt milling.

  • 7 p.m. Aug 30 to 7 a.m. Aug 31, there will be single lane closures on east and westbound Blackfoot Trail so crews can complete utility work.

  • 7 p.m. Aug 31 to 7 a.m. Sept 1, there will be a full closure on the south side of the Blackfoot Trail and 19 Street S.E. intersection. Drivers will be detoured via 9 Avenue S.E. to 17 Avenue S.E. (by the YWCA) to the north side of 19 Street S.E.

17 Avenue S.E. between 26 and 28 Street S.E.

  • 7 p.m. Aug 29 to 7 a.m. Aug 30, there will be single lane closures on 17 Avenue S.E. between 26 and 28 Street S.E. for asphalt milling.

  • 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Aug 30, the south side of the 17 Avenue and 26 Street S.E. intersection will be closed in all directions. Drivers will be detoured onto 19 Avenue S.E.

  • 11 p.m. Aug 30 to 7 a.m. Aug 31, eastbound 17 Avenue SE will be closed to traffic at the 26 Street S.E. intersection. Drivers will be detoured onto southbound 26 Street S.E. to 19 Avenue S.E. Westbound 17 Avenue S.E. traffic will be single lane during this time.

  • 7 p.m. Aug 31 to 7 a.m. Sept 1, there will be single lane closures on 17 Avenue S.E. between 26 and 28 Street S.E. for utility work.

  • 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sept 1 the south side of the 17 Avenue and 26 Street S.E. intersection will be closed in all directions. Drivers will be detoured onto 19 Avenue S.E.

  • 11 p.m. Sept 1 to 7 a.m. Sept 2, there will be single lane closures on east and westbound 17 Avenue S.E. for paving work.

  • The intersection will be fully open to traffic at 7 a.m. Sept 2, 2019

Special event closures

Various roads will be closed to parking and traffic to accommodate the celebrations and ensure public safety.

For up-to-date road closure information, please follow The City of Calgary’s transportation department on Twitter @yyctransport or visit calgary.ca.

Shaw Charity Classic – Friday, August 30 to Sunday, September 1

The following roads will be closed from 5 a.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Sunday:

  • 14 Street S.W. from Anderson Road to the intersection of Canyon Meadows Drive and Elbow Drive.

  • Residential access will be maintained.

  • Parking will be restricted in residential areas.

  • There is no public parking on the event site.

  • Visitors are advised to use public transit.

Calgary Pride Parade – Sunday, September 1

  • Watch for police in the area directing traffic.

  • Watch for pedestrians in the area.

  • The following roads will be closed between 5 a.m. and 3 p.m.:

    • Riverfront Avenue S.E. from Centre Street S to Confluence Way S.E.

    • 2 Avenue S.E. from Centre Street S to Riverfront Avenue S.E.

    • Macleod Trail S.E. from 4 Avenue S.E. to Riverfront Avenue S.E.

    • 1 Street S.E. from 3 Avenue S.E. to Riverfront Avenue S.E.

    • 3 Street S.E. from 4 Avenue S.E. to Riverfront Avenue S.E.

    • 4 Street S.E. from 7 Avenue S.E. to Riverfront Avenue S.E.

    • 6 Avenue S.E. from 5 Street S.E. to 3 Street S.E.

    • The Reconciliation Bridge from Memorial Drive N.E. to Riverfront Avenue S.E.

  • The following roads will be closed between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.:

    • Macleod Trail S.E. from 9 Avenue S.E. to 6 Avenue S.E

    • 1 Street S.E. from 5 Avenue S.E. to 6 Avenue S.E.

    • Centre Street S from 4 Avenue S to 9 Avenue S

    • 1 Street S.W. from 5 Avenue S.W. to 9 Avenue S.W.

    • 2 Street S.W. from 5 Avenue S.W. to 9 Avenue S.W.

    • 3 Street S.W. from 5 Avenue S.W. to 8 Avenue S.W.

    • 4 Street S.W. from 6 Avenue S.W. to 8 Avenue S.W.

    • 5 Street S.W. from 5 Avenue S.W. to 8 Avenue S.W.

    • 6 Street S.W. from 8 Avenue S.W. to Eau Claire Avenue S.W.

    • 6 Avenue S.E. / S.W. from 3 Street S.E. to 6 Street S.W.

  • The following roads will be closed between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.:

    • 5 Street S.W. from Eau Claire Avenue S.W. to 2 Avenue S.W.

    • Eau Claire Avenue S.W. from 5 Street S.W. to 6 Street S.W.

    • 2 Avenue S.W. from 5 Street S.W. to 7 Street S.W.

    • 3 Avenue S.W. from 5 Street S.W. to 7 Street S.W.

    • 4 Avenue S.W. from 5 Street S.W. to 7 Street S.W.

    • 5 Avenue S.W. from 7 Street S.W. to 5 Street S.W

 

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