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17 Avenue S.W. Construction


Project update – October 17, 2019

17 Avenue S.W. open to traffic
Road and utility work between Macleod Trail S.E. and 14 Street S.W. has been completed. Concrete sidewalk and streetscape work will continue until the end of the construction season (approximately the end of October) and will be focused on the major street corners.
Sidewalk work to continue in 2021
In order to give businesses and residents in the area some reprieve after three years of construction and disruption, remaining sidewalk and streetscape construction has been deferred by 18 months until 2021 and will be completed in conjunction with the top-lift of asphalt road paving during the 2021 construction season.
Detour route update
The one-way detours along 14 and 15 Avenue and the two-way detour along 16th Avenue will remain in their current configurations until the spring of 2020 while the City undertakes a detailed traffic analysis.

Accessing 17 Ave S.W.

Visiting 17 Ave? Access your favorite locations by car, bus, bike or foot and find ample parking here!

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Information for businesses

Have a business or property on 17 Ave? Find answers to your questions and contacts to the project team if you need more information.

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Project vision

17 Ave S.W. is a vibrant district and we're committed to keeping it that way. View images of the finished design after all the hard work is completed.

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We're really into 17 Ave. S.W.

We're rebuilding 17 Avenue. Make sure to keep updated on the work, as we replace underground utilities and rebuild the road. We'll show you the best way to your destination on the Avenue no matter how you choose to get here. Here you'll be able to see all the ways to access businesses, shops, restaurants and parking in and around the construction zone.
The construction is making its way west, from Macleod Trail to 14 Street S.W., in one of Calgary's most vibrant neighbourhoods to eat, shop, and do business. The result will be a new 17 Avenue that will serve people who live, work, play and travel in the area for decades to come.

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What's happening on 17th Avenue SW:
Go to the 17th Avenue website 
17th Ave Retail & Entertainment District - over 400 unique shops, restaurants, services and more to explore. Visit Calgary's liveliest district.
Go to Victoria Park website 
Victoria Park - Historic, urban and thriving. Victoria Park is a place to shop, dine and enjoy a night out.
Go to the Beltline Association website 
A vibrant new community association for the Beltline district in urban Calgary encompassing the neighbourhoods of West Connaught, Connaught Centre, Victoria Centre and East Victoria.