Thursday, September 3, 2015

Major construction around Calgary this holiday weekend


With the shorter days and colder weather, The City of Calgary and its contracted partners continue working away at major projects. During the holiday weekend, there are a number of major closures that will affect your commute. Please be advised that weather can also cause delays to these projects.

  • Beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 4, both directions of Crowchild Trail are reduced to a single lane at Flanders Avenue S.W. Commuters are advised to expect major delays, as construction begins on the removal of the Flanders Avenue bridge. Commuters will be allowed to continue through this section of Crowchild via the exit ramps at Flanders Avenue, but will have no means of crossing Crowchild Trial. Alternate routes of Glenmore Trail and 33 Avenue S.W. are suggested. This closure continues until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8.
Glenmore Trail Paving
  • Various lane closures on Glenmore Trail S.E. at 11 Street S.E. beginning at 4 a.m. on Saturday, September 5 and continuing until 9 p.m. on Monday, September 7. This closure accommodates paving.
Sarcee Trail Paving
  • From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, September 4 there will be various lane closures on northbound Sarcee Trail S.W. between 17 Avenue S.W. and Richmond Road S.W. for milling work.
  • Various lane closures on Sarcee Trail S.W. between 17 Avenue S.W. and Richmond Road S.W. from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. beginning on Saturday, September 5 for paving. This continues during these hours daily until 10 p.m. on Monday, September 7. Motorists are advised to expect delays.
Macleod Trail Paving
  • Various closures on northbound Macleod Trail between 10 Avenue S.E. and 18 Avenue S.E. beginning at 4 a.m. on Saturday, September 5 and continuing until 9 p.m. on Monday, September 7. This closure accommodates paving.
Deep utility cuts on 5 Street S.W.
  • 5 Street S.W. is closed between 6 Avenue S.W. and 8 Avenue S.W. beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 4. This closure continues until 9 p.m. on Monday, September 7 and accommodates deep utility work.
Utility work on 10 Street N.W.
  • 10 Street N.W. is closed at 2 Avenue N.W. beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, September 4. This closure continues until 8 p.m. on Monday, September 7 and accommodates utility work.
For more information on road closures and traffic info, visit the Calgary traffic report and road closures page on Calgary.ca.

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