Weekend road closures, full road closure: 5th Avenue between 2nd and 3rd Street S.W.
On Friday, May 12 at 6 a.m., 5th Avenue will be reduced to one lane eastbound between 2nd Street and 3rd Street S.W. to accommodate repairs to a damaged water service line. Following the evening rush hour, this block will be fully closed through the weekend.
This closure may extend into Monday, May 15 if crews are unable to complete the work over the weekend. Should this closure be extended into Monday, one lane will be re-opened to traffic with major traffic disruptions expected. Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.
The eastern section of the south sidewalk will also remain closed.
Please note: Police will be onsite to help manage traffic permitted into the closure to drop off at the Petroleum Club.
2 Street S.W. from 8 Ave. to 9 Ave. S.W. – Full Closure
Starting on Sunday, May 14 at 10 p.m. Sunday until Monday, May 15 at 5a.m., 2 Street S.W. will be closed between 8 Ave. and 9 Ave. S.W. There will also be multiple lane closures on 9 Ave. S.W. near 2 Street. This closure is for street light maintenance.
Special event road closures
Scouts Canada Soap Box Derby – Saturday, May 13
- Lake Ontario Drive S.E. will be closed between Lake Crimson Drive S.E. and Lake Sylvan Drive S.E. from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 13.
Nagar Kirtan Parade – Saturday, May 13
From 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 the route of the Nagar Kirtan Parade will have the following lane reductions and road closures as the parade requires:
- Martindale Boulevard N.E. will be closed between Martinbrook Road N.E. and Falconridge Boulevard N.E.
- Falconridge Boulevard N.E. will be reduced to a single northbound lane between Taradale Drive N.E. / Martindale Boulevard N.E. to Castleridge Boulevard N.E. / Falconridge Drive N.E. There will be no southbound traffic on Falconridge Boulevard N.E. south of Taracove Estate Drive N.E.
- 64 Avenue N.E. will be closed between Martindale Gate N.E. and Falconridge Boulevard N.E.
- Castleridge Boulevard N.E. will be closed between Falconridge Boulevard N.E. and Westwinds Crescent N.E.
- 54 Avenue N.E. will be closed between Castleridge Boulevard N.E. and Westwinds Drive N.E.
Please be aware there will be a large presence of Calgary Police directing traffic onsite. Watch for pedestrians as this is expected to be a mass gathering of people.
- There will be a temporary parking restriction on Martindale Boulevard N.E. between Martinbrook Road N.E. and Falconridge Boulevard N.E.
- There will be a temporary parking restriction on 54 Avenue N.E. between Castleridge Boulevard N.E. and Westwinds Drive N.E.
See the parade route map
Sport Chek Mother’s Day 5 km and 10 km Run, Walk and Ride – Sunday, May 14
From 6 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Sunday, May 14 the route for the Annual Sport Chek Mother’s Day Run, Walk and Ride will be closed to motorists. The lane closures, which will accommodate runners and pedestrians along the route, are:
- Macleod Trail will be reduced to two lanes for northbound traffic between Glenmore Trail and Mission Road.
- Macleod Trail will be reduced to one lane for southbound traffic between Glenmore Trail and Mission Road.
- Southbound Elbow Drive S.W. will be reduced to one lane each direction between 4 Street S.W. and Lansdowne Avenue S.W., and the northbound lanes will be closed to traffic.
- 4 Street S.W. will be closed between 42 Avenue S.W. and 58 Avenue S.W.
- 58 Avenue S.W. will be closed between 5 Street S.W. and Macleod Trail.
- Mission Road S.W. will be reduced to one lane, northbound only between 4 Street S.W. and Macleod Trail.
- There will limited parking in the area, participants are advised to use Calgary Transit.
Motorists are reminded that there will be a heavy police presence on site.