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11 Street/12 Street S.E. route improvements (9 Ave to 26 Ave S.E.)

Project update – Late August, 2020

We anticipate construction to begin in September, 2020 and will be complete by the end of October. 

Construction activities will include:

  • Installing a new asphalt sidewalk and wheelchair ramps on the east side of 11 Street between 17 Avenue to 19 Avenue S.E. 
  • Adding a pedestrian crossing across 12 street at 11 avenue SE with overhead pedestrian flasher.
  • Installing a new asphalt sidewalk and wheelchair ramps along the west side of 11 Street between 21 Avenue and 26 Avenue S.E. 
  • Putting in a new southbound bus pad on the west side of 11 Street just south of 23 Avenue S.E. 
  • Adding a wheelchair ramp on the southwest corner of 10 Avenue and 12 Street S.E. This wheelchair ramp will be smaller than typical to ensure the nearby tree will not be removed. 

Construction will require the temporary closure of one vehicle travel lane along 11/12 Street S.E. to complete the work; however, traffic will still be maintained through the area. Business access and transit routes will be maintained.  

Although some sidewalks will be closed during construction, alternative pedestrian accommodation will be provided. On-site signage will be in place to mark potential temporary lane closures for vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians.

Check back on this page regularly for updates and information regarding construction, lane closures and detours.

About the project

We are making changes to 11 Street and 12 Street S.E. between 9 Avenue and 26 Avenue S.E. to improve the connectivity, access and mobility for people who walk and wheel through Ramsay to connect to the Inglewood community.

We are working to accommodate growth and make our city more livable by providing transportation choices. Walkable and bikeable neighbourhoods contribute to creating vibrant, healthy communities.

Project Area

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Anticipated benefits to people travelling in the area when this work is completed include:

  • Improving connectivity, access and mobility for people who travel through Ramsay to connect to the Inglewood community.
  • Providing connections to the local businesses along the corridor and to key destinations such as the Crossroads Market, the Bow River and the 9 Avenue Main Street area.
  • Completing the gap in our sidewalk network on 11 Street/ 12 Street between 9 Avenue to 26 Avenue S.E.
  • Improving the corridor for people walking, wheeling and driving by creating a more predictable and accessible experience.

Frequently asked questions

Why are these changes being made?

The changes will improve connectivity, access and mobility for people who travel through Ramsay to connect to the Inglewood community. It will also help to complete the gap in our sidewalk network on 11 Street/12 Street S.E. between 9 Avenue to 26 Avenue S.E In addition, it will provide new walking connections to the local businesses along the corridor.

How long will construction take?

Construction is scheduled to begin this summer. It is anticipated to take approximately four to six weeks to complete. At this time, we continue to work with citizens and our employees to help limit the spread of COVID-19. The delivery of essential services including City construction projects are continuing as long as it remains safe to do so. You can expect to see this summer construction equipment and large trucks moving in and out of the area. Detours will be well signed and in place when construction begins.

Will the construction impact access to businesses?

During construction, there will be no impact to access businesses along 11 Street and 12 Street S.E. between 9 Avenue and 26 Avenue S.E.

Will transit be impacted?

During construction, transit routes will maintained. For more information, visit calgarytransit.com

Why is asphalt sidewalk being installed and not a concrete sidewalk?

As asphalt sidewalk is being installed as a temporary solution to improve the connectivity, access and mobility for people who walk on 11 Street/ 12 Street S.E. Once property development and other City projects are completed in this area, new permanent options to improve the walking connections on the corridor will be reviewed.

What is an overhead flasher?

Overhead flashers use overhead flashing yellow lights with advance-warning signs at marked crosswalks. For more information visit the pedestrians and crosswalks web page.

How do I report a safety concern?

If the safety concern is a medical emergency, call 911. For all other questions or concerns, please call 311.

Project timeline

Design

  • Spring 2020 - COMPLETE

Construction

  • Hire contractor: Spring 2020 - COMPLETE
  • Construction: Late Summer 2020
  • Project completion: Fall 2020

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