The City is constructing a larger pedestrian refuge island in the median between the southbound left turn lanes and the southbound right turn lane at the intersection of Sarcee Trail and 17 Avenue S.W. (southbound Sarcee Trail off ramp).
Pedestrians will now cross 17 Avenue (north-south) on the west side of the intersection from this median refuge island to the southwest corner of the intersection. Pedestrians will no longer be permitted to cross to the northwest corner of the intersection directly from the southwest corner of the intersection.
Relocating the pedestrian crossing to the median between the southbound turn lanes will enhance safety for pedestrians by reducing the potential conflict with southbound right turning traffic. This improvement will also enhance motorist safety by reducing the risk of rear end collisions for southbound right turn traffic.
This work will be completed in July 2016.
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