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Update on the Re-Investment in East Calgary & International Ave

 
 Rendering of the BRT Stations. Source: City of Calgary

Rendering of the BRT Stations. Source: City of Calgary

Written by the BRT Project Team

Published on May 2, 2018

Work will start up on International Avenue this week, and there are some upcoming detours and closures we want to let you know about.

From May 4 to May 7, crews will be reconstructing the road at 33 Street and 17 Avenue S.E. No left turns will be permitted at the intersection while crews do this work.

 The girders have been installed and the new bridge spanning the Western Headworks Canal and Deerfoot Trail are taking shape! (Source: 17 Avenue SE BRT team)

The girders have been installed and the new bridge spanning the Western Headworks Canal and Deerfoot Trail are taking shape! (Source: 17 Avenue SE BRT team)

On May 5, traffic will shift to the south of 17 Avenue S.E. between 26 and 30 Street S.E. Access to Barlow Trail S.E. will be via 16 Avenue S.E. There will be no access from westbound 17 Avenue S.E. to Barlow Trail S.E.

Detour: There will be no access from westbound 17 Avenue S.E. to Barlow Trail S.E.. (Photo Source: City of Calgary)

Between May 11-14, The south east corner of 17 Avenue and 36 Street S.E. will be closed. Northbound traffic will be detoured to 33 Street S.E.

 Source: The City of Calgary

Source: The City of Calgary

This week crews will be reconstructing the road on the north side of the intersections between 47 and 51 Streets. Closures of up to five days will be required as crews move from intersection to intersection.

The crews will be removing the sidewalks on the north of 17 Avenue between 37 and 47 Street S.E. as well, and temporary walkways will be set up while crews are removing sidewalks. Between 52 to 60 Street S.E. crews will be working on underground utilities.

 The re-vamped International Ave will be here sooner than you think. (Photo source: International Avenue. 

The re-vamped International Ave will be here sooner than you think. (Photo source: International Avenue. 

Don’t forget your favourite businesses on International Avenue will be open during construction, so make sure to stop by. Thank you for your patience as we work to make 17 Avenue a great space for everyone. 

What’s Been Completed?

·         Traffic light bases are installed at 47 and 50 Street S.E.

·         Traffic signal bases have been installed at 33 and 42 Street S.E.

·         Roadway removal between 31 and 35 Streets S.E. are complete.

·         36 Street building demolition complete.

·         Deerfoot Bridge girders installed.

·         Western Headworks Canal bridge girders installed.

·         Bow River Bridge East span girders installed.

For more information visit calgary.ca/17avesebrt