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Crowchild Trail Upgrades

 

Traffic advisories - Feburary 10, 2020

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Monday, February 10 – Wednesday, February 12 (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.):
  • Watch for a mobile crew (and associated lane closures) on the westbound Memorial Drive Bridge (over northbound Crowchild Trail).
Tuesday, February 11 – Friday, February 14 (9 a.m. – 5 a.m.):
  • Watch for single and double lane closures along northbound Crowchild Trail (over the Bow River).

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Monday, February 10 – Wednesday, February 12 (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.):
  • Watch for a mobile crew (and associated lane closures) on the westbound Memorial Drive Bridge (over southbound Crowchild Trail).
Tuesday, February 11 – Friday, February 14 (9 a.m. – 5 a.m.):
  • Watch for single and double lane closures along southbound Crowchild Trail (over the Bow River).
  • FULL CLOSURE of the southbound Crowchild Trail to 12 Ave. S.W. East (via 10 Ave S.W.) ramp. (Overnight on February 13 ONLY)

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Monday, February 10 – Wednesday, February 12 (9 p.m. – 5 a.m.):
  • Watch for a mobile crew (and associated lane closures) on the westbound Memorial Drive Bridge (over Crowchild Trail).

Ongoing:
  • Watch for a continuous single lane closure on the westbound Memorial Drive Bridge (over Crowchild Trail) while we complete some rehabilitation work on the bridge structure.
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Thursday, February 13 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.):
  • Watch for a single left-hand lane closure along Bow Trail (underneath northbound and southbound Crowchild Trail).

Ongoing:
  • Watch for a continuous single lane closure along southbound Crowchild Trail (over Bow Trail) - the access to Bow Trail/City Centre exit ramp will be maintained.
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Signalized Intersection: 10 Avenue S.W. Bow Trail:
  • The new signalized intersection is in effect.
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Nightly from 9 p.m. – 5 a.m.:
  • Watch for single lane traffic along SOUTHBOUND Crowchild Trail.
    • Intermittent closures of the eastbound Memorial Drive/Parkdale Boulevard ramp onto southbound Crowchild Trail.
    • Intermittent closures of the southbound Crowchild Trail to 12 Ave. S.W. East (via 10 Ave. S.W.) ramp.
    • Intermittent closures of the southbound Crowchild Trail to Eastbound Bow Trail (City Centre) ramp.
  • Watch for single lane traffic along NORTHBOUND Crowchild Trail.
    • Intermittent closures of northbound 10 Avenue S.W. (Including a full closure of the 10 Ave. S.W. to northbound Crowchild Trail ramp).
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Short-term upgrades

Here's what the short-term upgrades mean for Crowchild Trail, as approved in the Crowchild Trail Study.

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Managing the construction zone:

As construction continues here's what you can expect along Crowchild Trail (between Bow Trail and 5th Avenue N.W.):

  • Reduced speed limits (50 km/hr in construction zones unless otherwise indicated).
  • Narrowed traffic lanes to make space for crews.
  • Intermittent single and double lane closures along Crowchild Trail during weekday off-peak hours (Mon. to Fri. between 9 p.m. - 5 a.m.)
  • Intermittent single and double lane closures along Crowchild Trail on weekends (beginning Fridays at 9 p.m. and ending Mondays at 5 a.m.)
  • Lane shifts, re-alignments and new traffic patterns along northbound and southbound Crowchild Trail (between Bow Trail and Memorial Drive [including over 10 Avenue S.W.]).
  • Intermittent lane closures and traffic shifts along Bow Trail, Memorial Drive, Kensington Road, and 5 Avenue N.W.
  • An ongoing detour along 10 Avenue S.W. detour.
  • Periodic closures of the westbound 10 Avenue S.W. ramp (from Bow Trail S.) - use Bow Trail as detour
    • Business access via westbound 10 Avenue S.W.
  • Lane and ramp closures in the area, detours, protruding manholes, uneven road surfaces, and flaggers/police officers on-site directing traffic.
  • Overnight work (including paving and concrete demolition) between the hours of 9 p.m. - 5 a.m.
  • Road, pathway and transit detours where required.
  • The building of noise walls in select locations.
  • Reduced work platforms on the northbound Crowchild Trail bridge over the westbound Bow Trail ramps to the following vertical clearances:
    • 4.3m for the westbound Bow Trail to northbound Crowchild Trail ramp
    • 4.6m for the westbound Bow Trail to southbound Crowchild Trail ramp
 

Tree impacts

While we make every effort to avoid impacts to trees, this March you'll notice some tree removals take place. Rest assured that replacement trees are being planted and in fact, by the time this project has been completed of the 129 trees that will have had to be removed, 338 will have been replanted as part of our compensation and restoration plan.

 

Business access

We are committed to keeping business accesses open throughout construction.

Please note that some business accesses have been modified slightly; these changes have been reflected accordingly via on-site signage.

All local businesses remain open during construction including (but not limited to):

  • Mercedes-Benz Downtown Calgary - Service and Parts
  • MDR Restoration Services
  • Magiclean/Kilroy Home Services
  • Legacy Group of Companies
  • Mars Environmental Services
  • MJ Systems
  • Courtney Automotive

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Check out the December 10, 2019 Progress Report for an overview of all the work that's been completed to date.

Project timeline

Fall 2017 - End of Summer 2020

Project budget

$87 million


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