Traffic Shift at 38 Avenue and 66 Street

October 22, 2020 – On or about October 30, 2020, TransEd will be shifting traffic at the intersection of 38 Avenue and 66 Street in order to assist with road works, track works, and landscaping. 

This work will primarily occur during the day (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.) however, some of this work will need to be accomplished at night. Work that generally creates the most noise and vibrations will be completed during daytime hours. This work is expected to last seven weeks.

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

  • One southbound lane in the intersection of 38 Avenue and 66 Street will be closed.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.

During this time please watch for, and observe, all traffic detours and direction of construction personnel.

TransEd is committed to following all City of Edmonton bylaws and regulations and will obtain 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.

Thank you for your understanding and patience as construction on the Valley Line LRT progresses. For the most current, up-to-date information in your area, please visit: http://transedlrt.ca/updates/.

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

UPDATE:  October 20, 2020 – This work has been postponed until October 26.

October 16, 2020 – On or about October 24, 2020, TransEd will be shifting traffic at the intersection of 34 Avenue and 66 Street in order to assist with road works, track works, and landscaping. 

This work will primarily occur during the day (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.) however, some of this work will need to be accomplished at night. Work that generally creates the most noise and vibrations will be completed during daytime hours. This work is expected to last seven weeks.

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

  • One eastbound lane in the intersection of 34 Avenue and 66 Street will be closed.
  • One westbound lane in the intersection of 34 Avenue and 66 Street will be closed.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.

During this time please watch for, and observe, all traffic detours and direction of construction personnel.

TransEd is committed to following all City of Edmonton bylaws and regulations and will obtain 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.

Thank you for your understanding and patience as construction on the Valley Line LRT progresses. For the most current, up-to-date information in your area, please visit: http://transedlrt.ca/updates/.

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

October 6, 2020 – Starting on or around October 13, 2020, TransEd will be shifting traffic at the intersection of 75 Street and Roper Road in order to assist with road works, track works, and landscaping. 

This work will primarily occur during the day (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.) however, some of this work will need to be accomplished at night. Work that generally creates the most noise and vibrations will be completed during daytime hours. This work is expected to last one month.

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

  • New traffic alignment will be implemented at Roper Road and 75 Street intersection during peak, off-peak, and overnight hours.
  • Pedestrian access will be detoured.
  • There will be noise and flashing lights while this work is completed.

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/updates/.

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

TransEd Valley Line LRT held a virtual meeting where we shared updates on construction, project milestones, train testing, and what we are doing to keep our crews, their families and the neighbourhoods they work in safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please keep an eye out on our website and social media to register/join the next project update for your community.

September 30, 2020 – On or about October 7, 2020, TransEd will be shifting traffic at the intersection of 28 Avenue and 66 Street in order to assist with road works, track works, and landscaping. 

This work will primarily occur during the day (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.) however, some of this work will need to be accomplished at night. Work that generally creates the most noise and vibrations will be completed during daytime hours. This work is expected to last seven weeks.

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

  • One southbound through lane in the intersection of 28 Avenue and 66 Street will be closed.
  • One northbound through lane in the intersection of 28 Avenue and 66 Street will be closed.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.

During this time please watch for, and observe, all traffic detours and direction of construction personnel.

TransEd is committed to following all City of Edmonton bylaws and regulations and will obtain 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.

Thank you for your understanding and patience as construction on the Valley Line LRT progresses. For the most current, up-to-date information in your area, please visit: http://transedlrt.ca/updates/.

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

UPDATE:  October 8 – This work has been postponed until October 13.

September 3, 2020 – Starting on or around September 13, 2020, Phase Two of construction to rehabilitate the Whitemud Overpass on 75/66 Street will begin. This work will occur during peak, off-peak, and overnight hours and is expected to last until the end of construction season. 

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

Phase Two

On 75 Street, north of the Whitemud Overpass:

  • Traffic will be shifted to the west side of 75 St.
  • One southbound dedicated left turn lane and one southbound dedicated right turn lane will be closed.

On the Whitemud Overpass:

  • Traffic will be shifted to the west side of the overpass.
  • Two southbound dedicated left turn lanes and two northbound dedicated left turn lanes will be closed.

On 66 St, south of the Whitemud Overpass:

  • Traffic will be shifted to the west side of 66 St.
  • One northbound dedicated left turn lane and one northbound dedicated right turn lane will be closed.

Whitemud Westbound On-Ramp

  • Traffic will be shifted to the north side of the ramp.
  • One westbound through lane will be closed.

Whitemud Eastbound On-Ramp

  • Traffic will be shifted to the north side of the ramp.
  • One eastbound through lane will be closed.

*Pedestrian access will vary throughout this closure.

 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.

Please visit https://www.edmonton.ca/ets/general-service-alerts.aspx for all ETS changes and updates

We ask for your understanding and patience as construction progresses. For the most current, up-to-date information in your area, please visit http://transedlrt.ca/updates/. We encourage you to sign up for our e-newsletter on our website www.transedlrt.ca

September 22, 2020 – On or about September 30, 2020, TransEd will be shifting traffic at the intersection of 38 Avenue and 66 Street in order to assist with road works, track works, and landscaping. 

This work will primarily occur during the day (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.) however, some of this work will need to be accomplished at night. Work that generally creates the most noise and vibrations will be completed during daytime hours. This work is expected to last seven weeks.

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

  • One southbound lane in the intersection of 38 Avenue and 66 Street will be closed.
  • One northbound lane in the intersection of 38 Avenue and 66 Street will be closed.
  • One eastbound lane in the intersection of 38 Avenue and 66 Street will be closed.
  • One westbound lane in the intersection of 38 Avenue and 66 Street will be closed.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.

During this time please watch for, and observe, all traffic detours and direction of construction personnel.

TransEd is committed to following all City of Edmonton bylaws and regulations and will obtain 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.

Thank you for your understanding and patience as construction on the Valley Line LRT progresses. For the most current, up-to-date information in your area, please visit: http://transedlrt.ca/updates/.

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

September 21, 2020 – On or about September 25, 2020, TransEd will be shifting traffic at the intersection of 34 Avenue and 66 Street in order to assist with road works, track works, and landscaping. 

This work will primarily occur during the day (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.) however, some of this work will need to be accomplished at night. Work that generally creates the most noise and vibrations will be completed during daytime hours. This work is expected to last seven weeks.

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

  • One southbound lane in the intersection of 34 Avenue and 66 Street will be closed.
  • One northbound lane in the intersection of 34 Avenue and 66 Street will be closed.
  • One eastbound lane in the intersection of 34 Avenue and 66 Street will be closed.
  • One westbound lane in the intersection of 34 Avenue and 66 Street will be closed.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.

During this time please watch for, and observe, all traffic detours and direction of construction personnel.

TransEd is committed to following all City of Edmonton bylaws and regulations and will obtain 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.

Thank you for your understanding and patience as construction on the Valley Line LRT progresses. For the most current, up-to-date information in your area, please visit: http://transedlrt.ca/updates/.

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

September 21, 2020 – On or about October 1, 2020 TransEd will be continuing roadway, trackwork, and landscaping on 66 Street from 28 Avenue through to Whitemud Drive.  This work will primarily occur during the day (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.) however, some of this work will need to be accomplished at night. The loudest work will be completed during daytime hours, such as digging, and vibrations. This work is expected to last six weeks.

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

 66 Street from 28 Avenue to South of Whitemud Drive

  • Two southbound lanes will be maintained on the west curb side of 66 St
  • Two northbound lane will be maintained on the east curb side of 66 St

Intersections at 28 Avenue, 34 Avenue, and 38 Avenue

  • These intersections will be maintained as is.

Intersection at 36A Avenue (East of 66 Street)

  • All through traffic and turn movements are on banned on 36A Avenue, east of 66 Street.

Pedestrian access will be maintained.

During this time please watch for, and observe, all traffic detours and direction of construction personnel.

TransEd is committed to following all City of Edmonton bylaws and regulations and will obtain 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.

Thank you for your understanding and patience as construction on the Valley Line LRT progresses. For the most current, up-to-date information in your area, please visit: http://transedlrt.ca/updates/.

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

September 18, 2020 – Starting on or about Tuesday, September 22 Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) train system testing will be in progress on the LRT tracks along 66 Street, between 34 Avenue and 51 Avenue, from 6:00 am to 3:00 pm. The train will be pushed and pulled by the Mobile Rescue Vehicle from the Gerry Wright Operations and Maintenance Facility (at 75 Street and 51 Avenue) and will return to the facility after testing. The train will not be powered. This system testing is expected to last for four days.

Crews will be performing clearance verification testing to authenticate the distance between the platform and train. The train systems testing process is to ensure that all elements are performing to required safety standards before opening to the public.

There will be occasional noise associated with this work, the bell dings from the Mobile Rescue vehicle to alert the public of the moving train.

There will be minimal traffic disruption with occasional train crossings at the roadways and intersections that cross the LRT tracks. Flaggers will be on-site where required.

FOR YOUR SAFETY, WE ASK YOU TO:
Stay alert while on the road. Although the train testing might be a distraction please be mindful of your surroundings and other road users.
Use the designated pedestrian walkways, please stay off tracks. Only cross at marked intersections or when permitted by a flag person.

We ask for your understanding and patience as construction progresses. For the most current, up-to-date information in your area, please visit http://transedlrt.ca/updates/

We encourage you to sign up for our e-newsletter on our website www.transedlrt.ca

August 31, 2020 – Starting on or about September 7, 2020, TransEd crews will be installing the steel cabinets for the Grey Nuns stop on 66 Street and 31 Avenue.  To accommodate this work, the northbound curb lane will be closed on 66 Street north of 31 Avenue.  This work will occur overnight from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. for three nights. 

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

  • Overnight work on 66 Street north of 31 Avenue
  • The northbound curb lane north of 31 Avenue on 66 Street will be closed
  • There will be noise associated with this work – mainly the noise from a crane and the use of an impact gun to tighten bolts 
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.

During this time please watch for, and follow, all traffic detours and direction of construction personnel.

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.

We ask for your understanding and patience as construction progresses.

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

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

July 20, 2020 – Starting on or about July 27, 2020 crews will be installing Detection Loops on 28 Avenue between 65 Street and Hewes Way. Detection loops are cut into the road and connected to the traffic cabinet. When a vehicle drives over the loop, or stops on the loop, it will activate the traffic changes. This overnight work will occur from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and is expected to last one night.

To accommodate this work, there will be alternating lane closures on 28 Avenue between 65 Street and Hewes Way.  Flaggers will be on hand to assist motorists. 

There will be noise associated with this work such as saw cutting and small machinery moving.  In order to not interrupt traffic during the day, crews will have to perform this work during night hours, however, they will endeavor to complete the noisiest work early in the evening.

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

  • Alternating closures on 28 Avenue westbound from 65 Street to Hewes Way.
  • There will be overnight noise associated with this work, primarily saw cutting.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.
  • Flaggers will be on hand to assist traffic.

During this time please watch for, and follow, all traffic detours and direction of construction personnel.

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.

We ask for your understanding and patience as construction progresses. 

For the most current, up-to-date information in your area, please visit http://transedlrt.ca/updates/.  Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website http://transedlrt.ca or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

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