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Next phase of 17 Avenue S.W. Reconstruction Project set to begin following the Labour Day weekend

CALGARY – After pausing construction during the months of July and August, work on the next phase of the 17 Avenue S.W. Reconstruction Project is set to kick off on Sept. 4.

Starting on Tuesday, there will be a closure in place from College Lane to 8 Street S.W., including the intersection of 7 Street and 17 Avenue S.W. College Lane will remain open throughout this phase.

Following the completion of this work and the re-opening of the intersection near the end of the month, a closure will be in effect at the intersection of 8 Street and 17 Avenue S.W., as well as on 17 Avenue from 8 Street to 9 Street S.W., to facilitate replacing underground utilities and rebuilding the road. The closure of 8 Street S.W. is anticipated to take roughly seven to 10 days.

Weather permitting, construction on 17 Ave. S.W. will continue until mid-November, with the goal of completing all work up to 9 Street S.W. before pausing for the winter season.

For project updates, visit calgary.ca/17ave.
 

Long weekend road closures: What you need to know

Motorists are being advised of the following road/lane closures for Friday, Aug. 31 - Monday, Sept. 3, 2018:

Southwest closures

  • 11 Street S.W. will be closed between 6 Ave. S.W. and 9 Ave. S.W. beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday Aug. 31 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4. This closure accommodates underground utility work.
  • 11 Street S.W. will have reduced lanes between 8 Ave. S.W. and 9 Ave. S.W. as well as a single left lane closure on 9 Ave. S.W. at 11 Street S.W. beginning at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4 until 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17. These closures accommodate underground utility work.
  • Heritage Drive will have lanes closed between Macleod Trail and 4A Street S.W. on Saturday, Sept. 1 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 2 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Two-way traffic set up on opposite side of construction both days. This closure accommodates paving.
  • Richmond Road S.W. will have lanes closed between 30 Street and 37 Street as well as 37 Street and 51 Street S.W. beginning on Saturday, Sept. 1 until Sunday, Sept. 2 daily from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a two-way traffic set up on opposite side of construction. Detour routes to 26 Ave. S.W. to the north and Sarcee Road to the south will be posted via signage. This closure accommodates paving.
  • Eastbound 8 Avenue S.W. will be closed between 8 Street S.W. and 9 Street S.W. nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. until Wednesday, Sept. 5. This closure accommodates underground utility work.
  • Anderson Road will be reduced by one lane in both directions, west of 24 Street S.W. from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (daily) until Saturday, Sept. 1 for road construction related to Anderson Road widening and upgrades.

14 Street S.W. Transitway Project closures

  • The right lane on eastbound Southland Drive will be closed at 14 Street S.W. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, plus 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2
  • The right lane on westbound Southland Drive will be closed east of 14 Street S.W. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, plus 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2
  • The left lane on eastbound Southland Drive will be closed west of Bradbury Drive S.W. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, plus 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2
  • The left lane on westbound Southland Drive will be closed west of Bradbury Drive S.W. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, plus 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2
  • The right lane on southbound 14 Street S.W. will be closed between 90 Avenue S.W. and Southland Drive from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, plus 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2
  • The right lane on northbound 14 Street S.W. will be closed at Southland Drive from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, plus 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2

Southeast closures

  • Barlow Trail S.E. will be closed between 26 Street and 27 Street S.E. starting Friday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. until Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 5 a.m. This closure accommodates construction.
  • 17 Ave. S.E. and 19 Street S.E. will be closed beginning Friday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. until Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 5 a.m. This closure accommodates construction.
  • 17 Ave. S.E. will be closed between 47 Street and 48 Street S.E. starting Friday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. until Sunday, Sept. 2 at noon. This closure accommodates construction.
  • 90 Ave. S.E. will have reduced lanes between 40 Street and 44 Street S.E. starting Saturday, Sept. 1 at 7 a.m. until Sunday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. This closure accommodates construction.
  • Confluence Way S.E. will be closed between 6 Ave. S.E. and 5 Street S.E. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31. This closure accommodates construction.
  • The lower deck of the Centre Street Bridge will be closed between Riverfront Avenue S.E. and Memorial Drive N.E. beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24 until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11. This closure accommodates bridge work. Please use an alternate route.

Special Event Road Closures

Shaw Charity Classic Golf Tournament – Friday, Aug. 31 to Sunday, Sept. 2

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

  • 14 Street S.W. from Anderson Road to the intersection of Canyon Meadows Drive and Elbow Drive.
  • Residential access will be maintained but parking will be restricted in residential areas.

Please note: There is no public parking on the event site and visitors are advised to use public transit.

Calgary Pride Festival – Sunday, Sept. 2

  • The following roads will be closed between 6 a.m. and 3 p.m.:
    • Riverfront Avenue S.E. from Centre Street S to Confluence Way 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 10:30 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 4 Street S.W. to 7 Street S.W.
    • 3 Avenue S.W. from 4 Street S.W. to 7 Street S.W.
    • 4 Avenue S.W. from 5 Street S.W. to 6 Street S.W.
    • 5 Avenue S.W. from 7 Street S.W. to 5 Street S.W.

Please note: Police will be in the area directing traffic and motorists are advised to watch for pedestrians.

Additional Road closure information

Follow The City of Calgary’s Transportation Department on Twitter for up to date information on road closures, projects and all of Transportation's services at @yyctransport.

Visit calgary.ca/trafficinfo for up-to-date road closure and incident information. Details on active and planned southwest construction projects are available at calgary.ca/transportation.

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