Major Lane Closures at Whitemud Drive

UPDATE: The Whitemud LRT bridge girder installation has been consolidated and this closure will occur on the nights of Friday, February 22 and Saturday, February 23 with Sunday as a contingent for adverse weather.

On the night of Friday, February 22, eastbound traffic will be directed onto Whitemud off-ramps and across the overpass to continue traveling on Whitemud Drive. Westbound lanes will be fully accessible during this closure.

On the night of Saturday, February 23, westbound traffic will be directed onto Whitemud off-ramps and across the overpass to continue traveling on Whitemud Drive. Eastbound lanes will be fully accessible during this closure.

In the case of multiple nights of adverse weather, this closure will be rescheduled for the nights of Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2.

EDMONTON, AB – January 18, 2019 – On the weekends of Friday, February 16 and Friday, February 23, 2019, Whitemud Drive will be closed at the 75 Street/66 Street overpass to accommodate installation of the LRT bridge spans.

On the weekend of Friday, February 16, during night hours only, eastbound traffic will be directed onto Whitemud off-ramps and across the overpass to continue traveling on Whitemud Drive. Westbound lanes will be fully accessible during this closure.

On the weekend of Friday, February 23, during night hours only, westbound traffic will be directed onto Whitemud off-ramps and across the overpass to continue traveling on Whitemud Drive. Eastbound lanes will be fully accessible during this closure.

These closures will only happen during night hours (between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.) on Friday nights with Saturday nights as contingency for inclement weather.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:

  • On the weekend of Friday, February 16, during night hours only, eastbound traffic will be directed onto Whitemud off-ramps and across the overpass to continue traveling on Whitemud Drive.
  • On the weekend of Friday, February 23, during night hours only, westbound traffic will be directed onto Whitemud off-ramps and across the overpass to continue traveling on Whitemud Drive. Eastbound lanes will be fully accessible during this closure.
  • During the day, a portion of the jersey barriers will be replaced with posts to provide access for crews to move girders.

There will be noise associated with the work. TransEd is committed to following all City of Edmonton bylaws and regulations, and has obtained an overnight roadwork permit so that work can take place during nighttime hours in order to minimize major daytime traffic disruptions. (City of Edmonton Bylaw C14600).

During this time please watch for, and observe, all traffic detours and direction of construction personnel. We appreciate your patience as we build the Valley Line LRT.

For the most current, up-to-date information in your area, please visit: http://transedlrt.ca/advisories/.

Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website http://transedlrt.ca/advisories or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

Friday, February 16 Closure:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, February 23 Closure: