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Pathway closures

Pathway in Prince's Island

All posted closure dates are weather dependent and subject to change.

Last Updated: 2015 April 20

Downtown pathway closures

Current closures:

  • St. Patrick's Island - until fall 2015 - entire west side of St. Patrick's Island is closed for construction. Please follow and obey all construction closure and detour signage. Visit Calgary Municipal Land Corporation for construction updates.
  • South Bow River (east of 14 St. S.W.) - April 10 to May 3 - portion of pathway is closed for installation of riverbank erosion controls. Detour to North Bow River pathway.

Northeast pathway closures

Current closures:

  • Laycock Park - August 2014 to July 2015 - pathways closed for sewer upgrade through the park and underground utilities installation.

Northwest pathway closures

Current closures:

  • Edgemont Ravine - until further notice - pathway will be closed for nearby construction. Work will be phased, not all closures will occur simultaneously.
  • Parkdale - until May 2015 - pathway along the Bow River between 34 St. & 35 St. N.W. will be detoured for construction of Parkdale Plaza and installation of the Public Art piece.
  • 85 St. N.W. underpass - until further notice - work to stabilize and repair the bank, as well as a new pathway going back in. No access to the underpass during construction.
  • Bowness Truss Bridge - March 31 to May 31 - bank work adjacent to the bridge to stabilize the bank. However, the work DOES NOT include repairing the bridge underpass, which will still remain closed upon completion. No access to the underpass during construction.
  • Montgomery Blvd - flood damage closure.

Southeast pathway closures

Current closures:

  • Elbow River (below Scotsman's Hill) - until July 2015 - pathway along the river is closed for park construction.
  • Carburn Park to Glenmore Trail - until further notice - pathway is closed due to river bank erosion. Detour through community and obey all signage.
  • Douglasdale/McKenzie Escarpment - until further notice - the pathway is closed between Mount Alberta View S.E. north to the baseball diamonds, along the ridge adjacent to the Bow River, due to unsafe pathway conditions. Options are being explored for a possible temporary alignment which would allow access to this highly valued route along the escarpment. Details are being worked out and updates will be provided as more information becomes available.
  • Old Refinery Park / Beaverdam Flats - flood damage closure.
  • Southland Dr. to Anderson Rd​. - flood damage closure.

Southwest pathway closures

Current closures:

The pathway closures listed are currently closed due to construction or hazardous conditions. Pathways not listed above are considered open.

For pathway closures related to the 2013 June flood and their restoration timeline, please visit the Restoring flood damaged pathways page. 

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