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2nd St S.W. Complete street project

Project overview

This summer, The City of Calgary will be doing work along 2nd Street S.W. from 10th Avenue to 26th Avenue. We are upgrading the existing shared driving and cycling lane to a painted dedicated bike lane and installing curb extensions to make it safer for people to cross the road. Some parking will be shifted to one side of the street (west side) to allow for smooth and predictable traffic flow.

This is being done to improve the walking and cycling experience, provide better access and connections to key destinations in this area, and connect to the existing cycle track and pathway system.

Road changes

  • Four to five curb extensions
  • Painted bike lanes along both sides of the road
  • Parking all moved to the west side of 2nd Street S.W.
  • Continue to have two driving lanes
  • New all-way stop at 2nd Street and 26th Avenue S.W.

2nd St SW - 17th Ave SW

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2nd St SW

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Parking impacts

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Loss of approximately 13 parking stalls and one 20 minute loading zone

  • East side of 2 Street between 24 Avenue and 25 Avenue S.W.
  • East side of 2 Street south of alley between 25 Avenue and 26 Avenue S.W.
  • Loading zone on east side of 2 Street just south of 12 Avenue S.W.

Addition of four parking stalls

  • West side of 2 Street S.W. between 15 and 17 Avenue S.W. (north of mid-block alley).

Conversion of Park Plus paid zone (approximately 19 stalls) into hybrid spaces (free parking)

  • North side of 24 Avenue east of 2 Street S.W.

Get more information

You can learn more about the work and provide your feedback on the design at one of the following pop-up events:

  • June 3 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) - Elbow River Pathway at 2 Street and 26 Avenue S.W.
  • June 6 (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) - 2 Street S.W. near 17 Avenue
  • June 9 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) - 1221 2 St S.W. at Central Memorial Park
  • June 12 (3 p.m. to 6 p.m.) - 21 Avenue S.W. near the bridge toward Lindsay Park

The project team will be on hand to share the designs and answers questions you may have. Can't attend? Share your feedback online.

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Construction information

Work will begin late summer 2018 and will take approximately one month to two months. This will include construction of new curb extensions, new road markings and paint lines and updated signs. Sign up for ongoing construction updates.

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