Update on 11th Avenue
SW Road Closure
Construction along 11th Avenue SW between 69th Street SW and
77th Street SW will begin within the next few weeks, depending on application
approvals and the weather.
During the approval of the Development North of 11 Avenue
SW, Calgary Council directed that 11th Avenue be permanently closed (both
legally and physically) at about 70th Street SW and that 77th Street be opened
as the permanent access along 11th Avenue SW. 70th Street will be permanently
closed and a cul-de-sac constructed at the eastern end of 11th Avenue SW. An
emergency access will be constructed that will permit all Emergency Vehicles
Removal of Gate and
Repair Asphalt Surface at 77th Street
The contractor will be starting construction with the
removal of the gate and pillars at the west end of 11th Avenue near 77th
Street. The area in this location will require that work be completed to permit
permanent road access to residents along 11th Avenue SW. This work includes
removing the gate, fence and pillars at 77th Street SW. A road will be
constructed that joins 11th Avenue with 77th Street so that access will be
permitted East bound from 77th Street. The road will be paved. Permanent Access
to 11th Avenue will then be from 77th Street SW and Wentworth Drive SW.
Please refer to the images below showing the removal and
repair of the asphalt surface at 77th Street. The proposed changes coincide with the letters noted on the plan and
the list below:
A. Set up temporary jersey barriers (road closure
B. Remove existing post & cable fence.
C. Remove existing wrought iron fence.
D. Remove grass area to a depth sufficient enough to build
temporary road surface.
E. Place new asphalt temporary road where grass removed.
Physical Road Closure of 11th Avenue
at 70th Street
A. Coordinate construction of temporary turnarounds located
along 11th Avenue SW at about 70th Street SW.
B. Build temporary turnaround at the 70th Street SW
C. Construct a post & cable fence along with breakaway
bollards for emergency vehicle use only.
D. Once temporary turnaround is completed, and the post and
cable fence and breakaway bollards are installed at 70th Street SW, the
temporary road closure barricades at 77th Street will be removed.
11th Avenue SW will be permanently closed at 70th Street SW
as per Council direction. Access to all properties east of 70th Street SW will
continue to get access to their properties from 69th Street through Coach Hill.
All properties west of 70th Street will get permanent access
to their properties from 77th Street SW and Wentworth Drive SW upon completion
of the Sanitary and Storm Sewers along 11th Avenue SW.
Physical road closure is expected to be completed by the end
of September and legal road closure is expected to be approved by Council in fall
*Information in this post was summarized from Bri-Mor
Developments’ information notice to impacted residents.*
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