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Pathway closures

Pathway in Prince's Island

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

All posted dates are weather dependent and subject to change.

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

Downtown pathway closures

Current closures:

Future closures:

Northeast pathway closures

Current closures:

  • Laycock Park - August 10 to late December - pathways closed for sewer upgrade through the park and underground utilities installation.

Northwest pathway closures

Current closures:

  • Montgomery Blvd to Bowness Rd - October 9 until further notice - pathway along the Bow River is closed for repairs.
  • Varsity - October 6 to end of November - pathway from 53 St. to the Dalhousie LRT Station is closed for repairs.
  • Edgemont Ravine - until further notice - pathway will be closed for nearby construction. Work will be phased, not all closures will occur simultaneously.
  • Parkdale - April to end of November - 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.
  • Bowness Park - 85 St. N.W. - flood damage closure.
  • Bowness Trestle Bridge - flood damage closure.
  • Montgomery Blvd - flood damage closure.

Future closures:

  • West of Crowchild Tr - closure dates to be determined - pathway will be closed from 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. for repairs 

Southeast pathway closures

Current closures:

  • Elbow River (below Scotsman's Hill) - until July 2015 - pathway along the river is closed for park construction.
  • McKenzie Lake - Mt. Copper Green - October 20 to November 30 - pathway is closed for sub surface drainage work in the area. Construction will be phased, not all closures will occur simultaneously
  • Carburn Park to Glenmore Trail - until further notice - pathway is closed due to river bank erosion. Detour through community and obey all signage.
  • McKenzie Lakeuntil further notice - multiple pathways within the community are being repaired. Construction will be phased, not all closures will occur simultaneously.
  • WID Canal until November 21 - portion of the canal pathway between 52 St & 68 St is closed. Seemap for detour.
  • Old Refinery Park / Beaverdam Flats - flood damage closure.
  • Southland Dr. to Anderson Rd​. - flood damage closure.
  • Douglasdale (130 Ave north to ball diamonds) - closed until further notice - pathway is unstable. 
  • Douglasdale - The Sue Higgins pedestrian bridge has reopened however intermittent construction activity will continue in the area into the fall of 2014.
  • McKenzie Escarpment - temporary closure - due to hazardous conditions, the south Bow River pathway from 208 Mt. Douglas Close S.E. to 101 Mt. Alberta View S.E. is closed. Please follow signed detour.

Future closures:

Southwest pathway closures

Current closures:

This page will be updated as new information becomes available.

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