Energization Of Overhead Wires On The Valley Line Southeast LRT

May 5, 2021 – The overhead wires for the Valley Line Southeast LRT along 66 Street, between 41 Avenue and 28 Avenue, are energized. The overhead, energized wires provide power to the trains.

As construction progresses, the overhead wires will gradually be energized in each area of the 13-kilometre alignment beginning in Mill Woods and ending in Downtown.

For your safety, overhead wires should always be considered energized when strung from power pole to power pole. The overhead wires are always energized at the following locations:
● 66 Street from 28 Ave to 41 Ave

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

● Please be aware that coming into contact with live overhead wires can lead to serious injury or death, please be aware of your surroundings. Keep all high reaching devices such as ladders, drones and remote-controlled planes away from the energized overhead wires.
● Please do not jaywalk across roads or LRT tracks, always use the designated pedestrian walkways and crosswalks,

● Always follow the direction of construction personnel and flaggers and follow traffic and pedestrian signals.

Thank you for your understanding and patience as the project progresses. 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 transedlrt.ca or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

May 03, 2021 – Starting on or about June 08, 2021, TransEd will remove four trees from the area indicated on the map enclosed. This work will take approximately 1-3 days to complete. Work will occur during the daytime hours only.

The trees are being removed to accommodate the installation of a standard 1.5-meter sidewalk on the south of 98 Avenue, just before 96A Street. All trees will be removed by a professional arborist.

With respect to tree removal:
• TransEd is committed to removing as few trees as possible.
• TransEd is aware of the residences in the area and will reduce noise as best possible.
• All trees will be removed by a professional arborist.

You can read more about our tree removal policies on our website:
http://transedlrt.ca/resources/trees-and-the-valley-line-lrt/

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

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.

April 28, 2021 – Starting on or about May 05, 2021, EPCOR will be performing service work, including hydrovacing on Connors Road. To accommodate this work, one eastbound lane on Connors Road, between 95 Street and 95 Avenue, will be closed for two consecutive weeks of work mostly during the day and occasionally at night.

There will be noise associated with this work such as saw cutting and noise from a small hydrovac truck. TransEd is committed to doing everything possible to mitigate noise and vibrations during work in this area.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• One eastbound lane on Connors Road will be closed for two consecutive weeks of work mostly during the day and occasionally at night.
• Flaggers will be on hand to assist traffic.
• There will be noise associated with this work.
• 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.

April 28, 2021 – Starting on or about May 05, 2021, crews will be continuing road construction on 75 Street between 51 Avenue and Roper Road. Work includes reconstructing the vehicular entrances to the businesses on 75 Street. During this time, two business entrances along the west side of 75 Street will be closed at all times (peak, off-peak, and nighttime hours) for 3-4 weeks. This work is the first of two phases.

Traffic accessing the businesses will be directed to use the two entrances on Roper Road or three entrances on 51 Avenue. There will be no traffic lane closures/reductions.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• Two of the seven business entrances will be closed. The two on the west side of 75 Street.
• Motorists will access the businesses through the entrances on Roper Road or 51 Avenue. Directional signage will be provided.
• There might be noise associated with this work including jackhammering
• Pedestrian access will be maintained.

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

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.

April 28, 2021 – Starting on or about May 05, crews will be performing concrete works on the medians on 66 Street, from 28 Avenue to 34 Avenue. To accommodate this work, one of the southbound lanes of 66 Street will be partially closed at all times for work on four consecutive days and nights. Traffic will be maintained with one southbound lane and two northbound lanes of 66 Street remaining open.

There will be noise associated with this work such as that from a concrete truck and gravel compaction.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• One southbound through lane will be partially closed will be partially closed at all times for work on four consecutive days and nights.
• Traffic will be maintained with one southbound through lane and two northbound through lanes remaining open.
• Pedestrian access will be maintained.
• There will be some noise associated with this work.

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

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.

April 28, 2021 – Starting on or about May 12, 2021 crews will be performing drainage works at the intersection of 51 Avenue and 75 Street. Traffic will be maintained with one eastbound lane and one westbound lane on 51 Avenue for the work on six consecutive days and nights.

There will be day and night noise associated with this work such as saw cutting and noise from a small hydrovac truck. TransEd is committed to doing everything possible to mitigate noise and vibrations during work in this area.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• One eastbound and one westbound lane on 51 Avenue will be open to motorists at all times.
• There will be noise associated with this work.
• 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.

April 28, 2021 – Starting on or about May 05, 2021 crews will be performing drainage works at the intersection of 31 Avenue and 66 Street. Traffic will be maintained with one northbound lane and one southbound lane on 66 Street remaining open to motorists. This work is expected to last for seven consecutive days and nights.

There will be day and overnight noise associated with this work such as saw cutting and noise from a small hydrovac truck. TransEd is committed to doing everything possible to mitigate noise and vibrations during work in this area.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• One northbound and one southbound lane on 66 Street will be open to motorists
• There will be noise associated with this work.
• At least three of four pedestrian crosswalks will be maintained at all times during construction period. One of the two sidewalks on 31 Avenue (west of 66 St) will be interchanged depending on construction activities.
• 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.

A report of the findings from the attendees of the Virtual Open Houses, your feedback is important to us and we appreciate the time you took to attend our community outreach initiative.

TransEd Spring Open Houses_What We Heard Report

April 28, 2021 – Starting on or about May 05, 2021, crews will be continuing road construction on 66 Street between the Whitemud Overpass and 41 Avenue. Work includes reconstructing the vehicular entrances to the businesses (refer to map below) on 66 Street. During this time, business entrances along the west side of 66 Street will be closed interchangeably for three weeks of day and night work.

Traffic will be maintained with two southbound through lanes and two northbound through lanes on 66 Street. There might be some noise associated with this work, crews will endeavor to perform the noisiest works at times that will not be disrupting to the businesses.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• Business accesses along southbound of 66 Street will be closed interchangeably for three weeks of day and night work.
• Traffic will be maintained with two southbound through lanes and two northbound through lanes on 66 Street.
• Directional signage will be put up.
• There might be noise associated with this work including jackhammering
• 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.

April 23, 2021 – Starting on or about April 30, 2021 crews will be performing concrete works on Connors Road, on the Kâhasinîskâk Pedestrian Bridge. This work will occur overnight for one night only, from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

To accommodate this work, one of the eastbound lanes on Connors Road will be closed overnight (9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.) with the other eastbound lane remaining open to traffic.
There will be noise associated with this work such as concrete pump trucks backing up, as well as concrete pumping and small machinery moving. In order to not interrupt traffic during the day, crews will perform this work during night hours. Crews will endeavor to perform the noisiest works as early in the evening as possible.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• One eastbound lane will be closed during overnight, from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
• There will be noise associated with this work.
• 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

April 21, 2021 – Starting on or about April 27, 2021, crews will be stringing cable on Roper Road and 75 Street. To accommodate this work, one southbound and one northbound lane will be closed for one night only, from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• One northbound lane and one southbound lane on 75 Street will be closed.
• Flaggers will be on-site.
• There might be noise associated with this work including movement of heavy rail equipment.
• 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.

TransEd provided residents of Downtown Edmonton with an update of upcoming construction in their area, testing and commissioning activities, and safety. This session ended with a Q&A segment.

Check out the recording below!

Stay in Touch

Get the latest updates on progress reports, disruptions and Valley Line LRT news delivered straight to your inbox.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

If you are having trouble receiving the newsletter, kindly re-subscribe to TransEd’s mailing list and check your email privacy settings.