McKnight Boulevard & 68 Street NE Pavement Rehabilitation

Project update - June 2022

Pavement rehabilitation along sections of McKnight Boulevard and 68 Street N.E. began June 6, 2022.  Crews will mill and inlay the road surface, paving curb-to-curb in the following areas on these roads:

  • McKnight Boulevard from 52 Street to 68 Street N.E.
  • 68 Street N.E. from 32 Avenue to McKnight Boulevard N.E.
  • 68 Street N.E. from Memorial Drive to 12 Avenue N.E.

This work was identified as part of The City’s annual Annual Paving Program.

Various temporary lane closures will be required throughout construction. Please follow all detour and construction signage posted in work zones, including speed reductions. Work is anticipated to be completed by August 2022.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Detours and lane closures

Lane closures and detours will be used; however, every effort will be made to keep them to a minimum. Drivers are reminded to watch for detour signs, and reduced speed limits in the area while this work is underway. 

Business access during construction

We will maintain business and resident access whenever possible, however detour routes may be in place.

Noise and dust concerns

Work will be done in a staged manner and will adhere to City of Calgary Noise Bylaw restrictions. Crews will be working to keep dust and vibration to a minimum during construction with things like street sweeping, water, etc. Not all dust or vibration will be able to be avoided and we apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

Overnight paving

To decrease the impact on vehicle traffic, paving will occur between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. 

All efforts will be made to reduce noise impacts to the best of our ability. Not all noise will be able to be mitigated and we apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

Past improvements

2021 work

  • McKnight Boulevard and 68 Avenue N.E. - Improvements to the ramp from westbound McKnight Boulevard to northbound 68 Avenue N.E.

Project timeline

  • June 6, 2022: Construction Start
  • August 2022: Construction Completion

Construction activities are dependent on several factors. Timelines could change due to inclement weather, underground conditions and/or other unexpected circumstances.


$4.2 million

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