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Special event road closures

 
Special events such as parades and marathon runs require traffic control of the roads they need closed for their events.​
 

Calgary Events Traffic Cameras Traffic Report

Current affected roads and road closures during events

Inglewood Night Market - Friday, Aug. 10 from 1 p.m. to 11:55 p.m.

Road closures will be in effect at the following locations:

  • 10 Street S.E. at 9 Avenue S.E.
  • 10 Avenue S.E. at 11 Street S.E.
  • 11 Avenue S.E. at 12 Street S.E.

Roadway will be open to local traffic only on 10 Avenue S.E. at 12 Street S.E. Please watch for pedestrians as parking is restricted in the area.


Lake Chaparral Kids of Steel Triathlon - Saturday, Aug. 11 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

There will be reduced lanes for cyclists along the following route:

  • Chaparral Drive S.E. east/west from Chaparral Park S.E. to Chaparral Boulevard S.E.
  • Chaparral Drive S.E. south from east/west Chaparral Drive S.E. to Chapala Way S.E.
  • Chapala Way S.E. from Chapala Drive S.E. to Chaparral Boulevard S.E.
  • Chaparral Boulevard S.E. from Chapala Way S.E. to Chaparral Drive S.E.
  • There will be restricted parking along the route beginning on Saturday, August 12 at 6 a.m. to Sunday, August 13 at 12 p.m.

Watch for Calgary Police Services and Marshals in the area directing traffic.


Lake Chaparral Triathlon - Sunday, August 12 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

There will be reduced right lanes in both directions along route to accommodate cyclists and runners as follows:

  • 194 Avenue S.E. from Chaparral Valley Drive S.E. to Chaparral Drive S.E./Walden Gate S.E.
  • Chaparral Drive S.E./Walden Gate S.E. from 194 Avenue S.E. to Chapala Drive S.E.
  • Chapala Drive S.E. from Chaparral Drive S.E. to 194 Avenue S.E.
  • Chaparral Boulevard S.E. from 194 Avenue S.E. to Chaparral Drive S.E.
  • There will be restricted parking along the route beginning on Saturday, August 12 at 6 a.m. to Sunday, August 13 at 12 p.m.

Watch for Calgary Police Services and Marshals in the area directing traffic.


Marda Gras Street Festival - Sunday, August 12 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Road closures will be in effect at the following locations:

  • 33 Avenue S.W. between 18 Street S.W. and 22 Street S.W.
  • 19 Street S.E. thru 21 Street S.E. between 32 Avenue S.E. and 34 Avenue S.E. with access to local traffic only at 32 Avenue S.E.
  • Vehicle detours will be indicated via signage/marshals will be at road closures
  • Expect major delays on 34 Avenue S.E. between 18 Street S.E. and 22 Street S.E. due to restricted parking in the area and a high volume of pedestrians

Motorists are advised to use alternative routes or to take Calgary Transit during the Festival.


GlobalfFest Internat​ional Fireworks Competition

The following road closures will be in effect to accommodate the GlobalFest International Fire Works Competition. All closures will be in effect on Aug. 16, 18, 21, 23, and 25.

  • 17 Avenue S.E. will be closed between 52 Street S.E. and 68 Street S.E. will be closed to all traffic from approximately 7 p.m. to midnight each evening.
  • 23 Avenue S.E. be closed from 52 Street S.E. to 60 Street S.E. and 60 Street S.E. will be closed from 17 Avenue S.E. to 23 Avenue S.E. from 6 p.m. to midnight each evening.
  • Hubalta Road / 21A Avenue will be closed from 52 Street S.E. to 17 Avenue S.E. from 6 p.m. to midnight each evening to accommodate parking.

Motorists will be directed to Memorial Drive via 68 Street S.E. (for westbound traffic) and 52 Street S.E. (for eastbound traffic) to bypass the closure. Signs will be posted to help direct traffic around the area.

Motorists are to observe all traffic controls advising of this closure. Major delays are expected. The Transportation Department would like to thank motorists and local residents for their patience and understanding throughout this event.

Business access

  • Access for businesses located along 17 Avenue S.E between 52 Street S.E. and Hubalta Road S.E. will be available via 52 Street S.E. and 21A Avenue S.E with a valid permit.
  • Access for business located along 23 Avenue S.E. between 52 Street S.E. and 60 Street S.E. and 60 Street S.E. between 17 Avenue S.E. and 23 Avenue S.E. available via 52 Street S.E. and 23 Avenue S.E. with a valid permit.