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Pathway closures

Pathways and bikeways - Closures

Summer months tend to be busy and Calgarians use our pathways and bikeways extensively. Periodically pathways may need to be closed due to maintenance, construction work or other unsafe consitions. Temporarily closing pathways and setting up detours allows work to be completed as quickly as possible, while keeping both citizens and workers safe.

Thank you for your patience during construction.

Important updates and closures

Eau Claire Walk Only Zone

To help Calgarians maintain the 2 metres of physical distance we are expanding the routes available to pathway users. We will continue to have a walk only zone from 6 Street SW to Centre Street and are adding a suggested wheeling detour (bikes, rollerblades AND scooters) to relieve the congestion in the Eau Claire area.​

Pathway closures map

All pathway closures shown on the map are currently closed for construction or due to hazardous conditions. Pathways not listed are considered to be open. 

All posted closure dates are weather dependent and subject to change.​

Pathway closure and detour application

Pathway closure and detour guidelines

Private contractors, consultants, utility companies, and City personnel that require a closure of a City of Calgary pathway, due to construction can use this reference.

Encroaching on parks and greenspaces bylaw

Sometimes residential property owners or construction work encroaches on City-owned parks and greenspaces. Find out more about the Encroachments bylaw.

Snow on our pathways

Is it snowing? To make it easier for Calgarians to use the pathway system, maintenance activities include clearing snow from approximately 400 kilometers of paved (regional) pathways, usually within 24 hours of a snowfall. Be sure to check out the latest information about snow clearing on Calgary’s pathways.

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